We found 40 providers with an interest in musculoskeletal problems and who accept Aetna QPOS near Sunnyvale, CA.

Showing 1-16 of 40
Selecting one of the sort options will cause this page to reload and list providers by the selected sort order.
Dr. Andrew Philip Gutow, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
701 E. El Camino Real; South Wing, 1st Floor
Mountain View, CA
 

Dr. Andrew Gutow is a hand surgeon, orthopedist, and sports medicine specialist in Palo Alto, CA and Mountain View, CA. Dr. Gutow's areas of expertise include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and hand surgery procedures. He is rated highly by his patients. He takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. He attended the University of Michigan Medical School and subsequently trained at Yale-New Haven Hospital for residency. Dr. Gutow is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Menlo Park Surgical Hospital (MPSH), and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , bone tumor, ligament problems, joint infection, hand fracture, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Sports Health, Hand Fracture, Dupuytren's Contracture, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard E Gayle, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
401 Old San Francisco Road; 1st Floor
Sunnyvale, CA
 

Dr. Richard Gayle works as an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist in Mountain View, CA and Sunnyvale, CA. Dr. Gayle's patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He is especially interested in arthroscopic surgery, sports health, and trauma. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Gayle accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. He is accepting new patients. He attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. His medical residency was performed at Howard University Hospital. In addition to English, Dr. Gayle speaks Spanish.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , shoulder dislocation, ligament problems, fractures (broken bones), ACL injury, tendonitis

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Sports Health, Hip Pain, ACL Injury, Knee Pain, Elbow Arthroscopy, Shoulder ... (Read more)

Dr. Kier J Ecklund, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
401 Old San Francisco Road; 1st Floor
Sunnyvale, CA
 

Dr. Kier Ecklund specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine and practices in Mountain View, CA and Sunnyvale, CA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Ecklund include arthroscopic surgery, sports health, and orthopedic surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. His education and training includes medical school at Yale School of Medicine and the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ecklund takes. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Ecklund's office for an appointment.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , ligament problems, shoulder arthritis, fractures (broken bones), ACL injury

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Knee Pain, Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement, Shoulder ... (Read more)

Dr. Nicholas Colyvas, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
429 Llewellyn Avenue
Campbell, CA
 

Dr. Nicholas Colyvas' medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. On average, patients gave Dr. Colyvas a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise consist of knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and sports health. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Colyvas's education and training includes medical school at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). In addition to English, he speaks Greek. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Brown & Toland Physicians. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , ligament problems

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Sports Health, Tendon Repair, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard P Sandor, MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
701 E. El Camino Real; South Wing, 1st Floor
Mountain View, CA
 

Dr. Richard Sandor's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. These areas are among his clinical interests: shoulder dislocation, women's sports medicine, and sports injuries. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Sandor attended the University of Arizona College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at UCSF Medical Center at Mount Zion for residency. Dr. Sandor is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. His practice is open to new patients.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , shoulder dislocation, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Dislocation, Women's Sports Medicine, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee ... (Read more)

Dr. Margaret S Lo, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
370 Distel Circle
Los Altos, CA
 

Dr. Margaret Lo specializes in family medicine and sports medicine and practices in Los Altos, CA. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Lo include primary care and sports health. Dr. Lo's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. After completing medical school at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Lo has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. She is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. Her practice is open to new patients.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , knee arthritis, hip arthritis, ACL injury

All Interests: Knee Arthritis, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Primary Care, Women's Sports Medicine, Shoulder ... (Read more)

Dr. Rajan Perkash, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
701 E. El Camino Real; South Wing, 1st Floor
Mountain View, CA
 

Dr. Rajan Perkash is a medical specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Dr. Perkash (or staff) speaks Spanish and Hindi. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Perkash obtained his medical school training at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and performed his residency at Stanford Hospital & Clinics. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Perkash takes. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Perkash's office for an appointment.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Neck Pain, Musculoskeletal Problems, Sciatica, Spine Problems, Sports Injuries, Back Pain, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery, Sports Medicine
3200 Middlefield Road; Suite B
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Irwin Cohen works as a podiatrist, foot and ankle surgeon, and sports medicine specialist in Half Moon Bay, CA and Palo Alto, CA. His residency was performed at Kensington Hospital. Patients gave Dr. Cohen an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Cohen is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Medical Group (MPMG), and Mills-Peninsula Physician Network. His practice is open to new patients.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , stress fractures, hallux rigidus (severe big toe arthritis), arthritis, Achilles tendonitis

All Interests: Warts, Sports Health, Athlete's Foot, Foot Surgery, Plantar Warts, Hallux Rigidus, Ingrown Nails, ... (Read more)

Dr. Nancy Vuong, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Sports Medicine
401 Old San Francisco Road; 1st Floor
Sunnyvale, CA
 

Dr. Nancy Vuong specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and sports medicine. She is especially interested in sports health. Dr. Vuong is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. After completing medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, she performed her residency at Jefferson University Hospitals. She accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Vuong is accepting new patients.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , shoulder dislocation, knee arthritis, hip arthritis, stress fractures, osteoporosis, Achilles tendon problems, musculoskeletal injuries, tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis), sprains, ACL injury

All Interests: Knee Arthritis, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Shoulder Dislocation, Dupuytren's Contracture, Women's ... (Read more)

Dr. Peter P Yu, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
301 Old San Francisco Road; Street Level
Sunnyvale, CA
 

Dr. Peter Yu's areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Yu's areas of expertise include myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), lung cancer, and anemia. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Yu obtained his medical school training at Brown University, Alpert Medical School and performed his residency at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Hartford Hospital, and MidState Medical Center. Unfortunately, he is not currently accepting new patients.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , sarcoma (bone and soft tissue cancer)

All Interests: Research, Gynecologic Cancer, Hepatobiliary Cancer, Liver Cancer, Sarcoma, Colon Cancer, Lung ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Ramana Sathy, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
701 E. El Camino Real; South Wing, 1st Floor
Mountain View, CA
 

Dr. Michael Sathy's areas of specialization are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Sathy average 5.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include hand surgery procedures and orthopedic surgery. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sathy honors. He is accepting new patients. He is a graduate of the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Sathy completed a residency program at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , distal radius fracture, arthritis, tendonitis, wrist arthritis

All Interests: Radial Head Replacement, Sports Health, Dupuytren's Contracture, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jaret M Butler, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
701 E El Camino Real
Mountain View, CA
 

Dr. Jaret Butler, who practices in Burlingame, CA, San Carlos, CA, and Mountain View, CA, is a medical specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Butler's areas of expertise include the following: hand surgery procedures and orthopedic surgery. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. He attended medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School. For his residency, Dr. Butler trained at a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU). Dr. Butler speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Menlo Park Surgical Hospital (MPSH), and Mills-Peninsula Health Services. Dr. Butler's practice is open to new patients.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , arthritis, hand fracture, tendonitis

All Interests: Radial Head Replacement, Sports Health, Hand Fracture, Dupuytren's Contracture, Wrist Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Roberto Ivan Diaz, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
701 E. El Camino Real; South Wing, 1st Floor
Mountain View, CA
 

Dr. Roberto Diaz specializes in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is especially interested in hand surgery procedures and orthopedic surgery. Dr. Diaz's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Menlo Park Surgical Hospital (MPSH), and VA Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS). He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Diaz welcomes new patients. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , distal radius fracture, arthritis, hand fracture, tendonitis

All Interests: Elbow Pain, Finger Joint Replacement, Sports Health, Hand Fracture, Wrist Replacement, Tendon ... (Read more)

Dr. David Masami Saito, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
701 E. El Camino Real; North Wing, 3rd Floor
Mountain View, CA
 

Dr. David Saito's area of specialization is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Saito graduated from the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine. Dr. Saito's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He is conversant in Spanish. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Saito is accepting new patients.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Turbinate Reduction Surgery, Surfer's Ear, Food Allergy, Sinus Surgery, Fractures, Facial Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Heidi Pearl Tonken, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
701 E. El Camino Real; South Wing, 1st Floor
Mountain View, CA
 

Dr. Heidi Tonken's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. On average, patients gave her a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Tonken is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. She is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is accepting new patients. She graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and then she performed her residency at Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with McGill University.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , shoulder dislocation, shoulder arthritis

All Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Dislocation, Knee Problems, Shoulder Arthritis, Rotator Cuff Injury, ... (Read more)

Dr. Garet Clayton Comer, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
701 E. El Camino Real; South Wing, 1st Floor
Mountain View, CA
 

Dr. Garet Comer is a medical specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His areas of expertise consist of hand surgery procedures and orthopedic surgery. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, VA Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS), and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. After attending the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine, Dr. Comer completed his residency training at Stanford University Medical Center. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Comer honors. He is open to new patients.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , distal radius fracture, arthritis, hand fracture, tendonitis

All Interests: Finger Joint Replacement, Sports Health, Hand Fracture, Dupuytren's Contracture, Wrist Surgery, ... (Read more)

Conditions / Treatments

Gender

Insurance

New Patients

Reviews

Medicare Patient Age

Medicare Patient Conditions

Medicare Patient Ethnicity

Medicare Patient Gender

Medicare Patient Insurance Eligibility

Additional Information

Distinctions

Ethnicity/Race

Foreign Language

Research

Online Communication

Patient Demographic

Practice Affiliation

Time Commitments

Certifications

Credentials

Fellowship

Medical School

Podiatry School

Residency

Specialty

Years Since Graduation

What are Musculoskeletal Problems?

The musculoskeletal system refers collectively to the bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, and nerves. It is what gives our bodies structure and allows us to move and do things. Because this system encompasses so much of the body, musculoskeletal problems are extremely varied and can happen almost anywhere. There are musculoskeletal problems that affect only the joints, those that affect the bones, those that affect tendons and ligaments, and those that can happen in any area of the body but cause pain and numbness.

Joint problems include bursitis and arthritis. Bursitis is the inflammation of a fluid-filled sac cushion on the outside of a joint, causing symptoms including pain and swelling. Arthritis is the inflammation and damage of a joint due to wear and tear or disease. There are several treatments for arthritis, but if the damage progresses far enough, joint replacement may be necessary. In joint replacement, a metal or plastic implant is surgically placed within the joint to make movement easier.

Bone problems include scoliosis, fractures, and osteoporosis. Scoliosis is a curvature of the spine, making the normally straight spine look like a “C” or “S.” It is treated with braces or surgery. Osteoporosis is a disease that causes bones to weaken and break easily. It’s most common in women, especially older women. Fully half of all women over 65 have osteoporosis. Fractures are any break in the bone. They can be a simple crack or a severe and complicated shatter. Osteoporosis causes fractures in people who have it, but other causes are trauma (such as a fall) or overuse.

Tendon and ligament problems most often result from injury or overuse. Two good examples are ligament tears and tendonitis. The most common ligament tear is the ACL tear in the knee. This ligament supports and stabilizes the knee and is most often torn during sports activities. Tendonitis happens when a tendon, which connects muscles and bones together, becomes irritated and inflamed. This happens most often in older patients who push their bodies too far, leading to pain and swelling. Treatment for both tendon and ligament problems usually includes rest, ice, and supporting the area to let it heal.

Pain and numbness problems can be caused by overuse, disease, an injury, or a compressed nerve. Lower back pain and carpal tunnel syndrome are two of the most common conditions patients encounter. Lower back pain may be caused by sore muscles that have been overworked, or an injury to the disks separating the vertebrae in the spine. Lower back pain usually goes away on its own within a few days, but it may require medical treatment depending on the cause. Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when the nerve at the base of the palm becomes trapped or pinched. Symptoms include tingling, pain, numbness, or weakness in the hand. Treatment involves rest and sometimes steroid injections.

Because the musculoskeletal system involves so much of the body, problems here can be incredibly varied in their type and severity. Some musculoskeletal problems will go away on their own or only require rest, while others may require medication, physical therapy, or even surgery.
Selecting a checkbox option will refresh the page.