We found 5 orthopedic surgeons who accept Coventry HSA near Sacramento, CA.

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Dr. Jennette L Boakes, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2800 L Street; Suite 200
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Jennette Boakes' area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Boakes obtained her medical school training at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Utah. Areas of expertise for Dr. Boakes include orthopedic surgery. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Coventry Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Boakes's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Repair, Orthopedic Surgery, Scoliosis, Osteotomy, Clubfoot, Trauma

Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2425 Stockton Boulevard
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Joel Lerman practices pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He obtained his medical school training at Stanford University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Phoenix Orthopaedic Residency Program. Dr. Lerman takes Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2425 Stockton Boulevard
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Michelle James specializes in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. James graduated from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Shield, and more. She speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Hand Problems

Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
500 University Avenue; Suite 100
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Daniel Benson's specialties are spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He practices in Sacramento, CA. He graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine. He accepts Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Neck Problems, Spine Problems, Fractures, Trauma, Lower Back Problems

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2025 Morse Avenue
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. David Schiffman's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is a graduate of the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine. Dr. Schiffman is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Kaiser Permanente, and Coventry Bronze.

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What is Orthopedic Surgery?

Orthopedic surgeons, sometimes just called orthopedists, are surgical doctors of the musculoskeletal system. They work to keep your body active and in motion by treating problems with your bones, joints, tendons and muscles. The most frequently treated disorder seen by orthopedic surgeons is osteoarthritis, a common “wear-and-tear” problem where the cartilage that cushions the ends of the bones wears down, causing friction and pain. Orthopedic surgeons might also see patients for bone and joint deformities, amputation, infections of the bone and joint, overuse injuries, or nerve compression.

Orthopedic surgeons can order tests such as blood work and x-rays to get a clearer picture of the issue. Depending on the illness or injury, more than one different form of treatment may be used. Treatment may include:

  • Surgery, such as fusing bones together to increase stability, or replacing a joint
  • Medication, such as pain medication or steroids to promote healing
  • Casts, splints, or orthotics (devices such as braces or shoe inserts to support the body)
  • Physical therapy, a kind of treatment using exercise, stretching, heat, and massage to heal the body
  • Exercise, stretching, movement, and use of the affected part

Orthopedic surgeons also work to prevent injuries and slow the progression of disease in their patients. They educate patients on ways to prevent future injuries, and they treat illness in order to prevent further damage to bones or joints that may be affected by disease. The goal of an orthopedic surgeon is to help their patients restore movement and regain an active life.

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