We found 91 orthopedic surgeons who accept Humana near Coral Gables, FL.

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Dr. Seth Detchon Dodds, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
900 Nw 17th Street; Suite 10a
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Seth Dodds is a specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Dodds's patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Dodds trained at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He offers interpreting services for his patients. Dr. Dodds is affiliated with VA Connecticut Healthcare System.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. John Charles Nordt III, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4720 S Lejeune Road
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. John Nordt is a spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. These areas are among Dr. Nordt's clinical interests: scoliosis, kyphosis, and minimally invasive spine surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Mercy Hospital, Kendall Regional Medical Center, and Mercy Miami Hospital. After completing medical school at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine and the University of Florida College of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Southern Illinois University and a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver. Dr. Nordt has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Scoliosis, Herniated Disc, Degenerative Disc Disease, Musculoskeletal Problems, Neck Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Roberto Augusto Miki, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
9035 Sunset Drive; Suite 203
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Roberto Miki is a specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Miami, FL and Palmetto Bay, FL. In addition to English, Dr. Miki speaks Spanish. These areas are among his clinical interests: osteoporosis, hand problems, and wrist problems. His professional affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital (Coral Gables, FL), and Mercy Hospital. He attended Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and subsequently trained at the University of Missouri Health System and Yale-New Haven Hospital for residency. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Miki honors. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Scar Revision, Arthritis, Hand ... (Read more)

Dr. Rafael J Fernandez Jr., MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2916 S. Douglas Road; Suiite 1
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Rafael Fernandez is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Fernandez include knee problems, foot problems, and arthroscopic surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital (Coral Gables, FL), and Mercy Hospital. Dr. Fernandez honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. After completing medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, he performed his residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center. He is conversant in Spanish.

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Dr. Brian McLane Leo, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1150 Campo Sano Avenue; Suite 200
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Brian Leo, who practices in Coral Gables, FL, Weston, FL, and West Palm Beach, FL, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Leo is rated highly by his patients. His areas of expertise include steroid injections, humerus (upper arm) fracture, and sports health. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Leo honors. After completing medical school at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia. He is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic Florida - Weston.

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Clinical interests: Knee Arthritis, Humerus Fracture, Sports Health, Shoulder Fracture, Hip Pain, ACL Injury, Knee ... (Read more)

Dr. Sophia Esther Deben, MD
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
7000 Sw 62nd Avenue; Suite 600
South Miami, FL
 

Dr. Sophia Deben is a foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Deben include leg problems, bunion surgery, and hammer toe. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Her residency was performed at the University of Missouri Health System, a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), and a hospital affiliated with the University of Maryland. She speaks Spanish. Dr. Deben is affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Mercy Hospital, and Mercy Miami Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Ankle Fusion, Knee Pain, Shoulder Pain, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, Ankle ... (Read more)

Dr. Elizabeth Anne Ouellette, MBA, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3150 Southwest 38th Avenue; Suite 600
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Elizabeth Ouellette sees patients in Miami, FL, Coral Gables, FL, and Miami Beach, FL. Her medical specialties are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Her clinical interests include carpal tunnel syndrome and elbow problems. Her patients gave her an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Ouellette takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She graduated from the University of Washington School of Medicine and the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Washington. Dr. Ouellette speaks Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital (Coral Gables, FL), and Kendall Regional Medical Center.

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

Dr. Pedro Joaquin Carvajal, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
9195 Sunset Drive; Suite 100
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Pedro Carvajal works as an orthopedic surgeon in Miami, FL. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and performed his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. His clinical interests include knee replacement, arthroscopic surgery, and leg problems. Dr. Carvajal is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Carvajal's professional affiliations include Kendall Regional Medical Center and Baptist Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Harry Thomas Temple, MD
Specializes in Oncology, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3659 S Miami Avenue; #4008
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Harry Temple's specialties are oncology (cancer care) and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He practices in Miami, FL, Aventura, FL, and Fort Lauderdale, FL. He has a special interest in cancer and musculoskeletal problems. Dr. Temple's patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Temple obtained his medical school training at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and performed his residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. He has received the distinction of South Florida Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Aventura Hospital and Medical Center, Nicklaus Children's Hospital, and Plantation General Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Bone Problems, Musculoskeletal Problems, Cancer, Transplant Procedures

Dr. Arturo Corces, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
747 Ponce De Leon Boulevard; Suite 505
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Arturo Corces works as an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist in Miami, FL and Coral Gables, FL. He is a graduate of New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Corces completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. His areas of clinical interest consist of knee problems, fractures (broken bones), and trauma. Patient reviews placed Dr. Corces at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Corces's hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Kendall Regional Medical Center, and Baptist Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Fractures, Back Problems, Knee Problems, Hip Problems, Trauma

Dr. Mauricio Fernando Herrera, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
747 Ponce De Leon Boulevard; Suite 505
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Mauricio Herrera is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Herrera's areas of expertise include the following: arthroscopic surgery, leg problems, and sports health. His hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Kendall Regional Medical Center, and Baptist Hospital. After completing medical school at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine, Dr. Herrera performed his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. Patient ratings for Dr. Herrera average 3.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Herrera's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Elbow Arthroscopy, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic ... (Read more)

Dr. James Arthur Voglino, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
6705 Red Road; Suite 606
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. James Voglino specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine and practices in Miami, FL and Coral Gables, FL. Dr. Voglino's areas of expertise include the following: knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and sports health. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO. He obtained his medical school training at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and performed his residency at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers, and a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). Dr. Voglino (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Italian. He is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital (Coral Gables, FL), and Mercy Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Dr. Carlos Jesus Lavernia, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
7000 Sw 62 Avenue; Suite 600
South Miami, FL
 

Dr. Carlos Lavernia is a medical specialist in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. Dr. Lavernia graduated from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He honors AvMed, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cigna, and more. Dr. Lavernia's distinctions include: South Florida Super Doctors and Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with South Miami Hospital.

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Dr. John David Pitcher Jr., MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1400 Nw 12th Avenue; Po Box 016960 (d-27)
Miami, FL
 

Dr. J. Pitcher specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in Miami, FL. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending Oral Roberts University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Tripler Army Medical Center. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Pitcher has received include South Florida Super Doctors and Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition. He is professionally affiliated with Miami VA Healthcare System. He welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3100 Sw 62 Avenue Ne; Wing #108
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Harry Shufflebarger specializes in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Shufflebarger is professionally affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Emory University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Grady Memorial Hospital. In addition to English, Dr. Shufflebarger speaks Spanish.

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Dr. Jeffrey Alan Rich, MD, DO
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
6141 Sunset Drive; Suite 403
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Rich's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is conversant in Spanish. His areas of expertise consist of knee problems, leg problems, and osteoporosis. Dr. Rich is affiliated with South Miami Hospital. Dr. Rich attended Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at OhioHealth - Doctors Hospital. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Clinical interests: Knee Problems, Arthritis, Hip Problems, Osteoporosis, Leg Problems

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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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