We found 4 orthopedic surgeons who accept TRICARE PPO near Torrance, CA.

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Dr. Glenn J Huber, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
23456 Hawthorne Blvd. 300
Torrance, CA
 

Dr. Glenn Huber is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is rated highly by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Huber include minimally invasive surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and foot surgery. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He attended medical school at Boston University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Huber trained at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center. He is affiliated with Torrance Memorial Medical Center and Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance. Dr. Huber's practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Foot Surgery, Ankle Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Replacement Arthroplasty

Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
19000 Hawthorne Boulevard; Suite 100
Torrance, CA
 

Dr. Jennifer Hsu is a medical specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Hsu has indicated that her clinical interests include hand surgery procedures and carpal tunnel syndrome. She is professionally affiliated with Torrance Memorial Medical Center and Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance. She honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. She has an open panel. After completing medical school at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, she performed her residency at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York and a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Hsu has received professional recognition including the following: Southern California Rising Stars. Dr. Hsu is conversant in Mandarin.

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Clinical interests: Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Hand Surgery Procedures

Dr. Brian Magovern, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
21311 Madrona Avenue; Suite 100-a
Torrance, CA
 

Dr. Brian Magovern is an orthopedist in Torrance, CA. Dr. Magovern's average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He studied medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Magovern's professional affiliations include Torrance Memorial Medical Center and Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Magovern's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
19000 Hawthorne Boulevard; Suite 100
Torrance, CA
 

Dr. Elliot Mendelsohn is an orthopedic surgeon in Torrance, CA. Dr. Mendelsohn's areas of expertise include sports health. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center for residency. He is affiliated with Torrance Memorial Medical Center and Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Mendelsohn's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health

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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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