We found 9 pediatric orthopedic surgeons who accept Humana Platinum 500/HMO Premier near Columbus, GA.

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Dr. Peter Leo Meehan, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
705 17th Street; Suite 208
Columbus, GA
 

Dr. Peter Meehan's medical specialty is pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Meehan include foot problems, spine problems, and ankle problems. His professional affiliations include Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and The Children's Care Network. After completing medical school at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Dr. Meehan performed his residency at Atlanta Medical Center. Patient ratings for Dr. Meehan average 3.0 stars out of 5. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Ankle Problems, Hip Problems, Spine Problems, Foot Problems, Fractures, Trauma

Dr. Eric Duncan Shirley, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
705 17th Street; Suite 208
Columbus, GA
 

Dr. Eric Shirley's medical specialty is pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Shirley attended medical school at Dartmouth Medical School. Dr. Shirley's areas of clinical interest consist of scoliosis, sports health, and musculoskeletal problems. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, The Children's Care Network, and Wellstar Kennestone Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Scoliosis, Musculoskeletal Problems, Spinal Deformity

Dr. Jeffrey John Kovacic, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
705 17th Street; Suite 208
Columbus, GA
 

Dr. Jeffrey Kovacic is a medical specialist in pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. His professional affiliations include Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, The Children's Care Network, and Wellstar Kennestone Hospital. Before completing his residency at Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Kovacic attended medical school at Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine. Dr. Kovacic's patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kovacic takes.

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Dr. Timothy S Oswald, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
705 17th Street; Suite 208
Columbus, GA
 

Dr. Timothy Oswald specializes in pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Oswald is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Oswald trained at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. Dr. Oswald (or staff) speaks Sign Language, Spanish, and German. His professional affiliations include Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and The Children's Care Network.

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Dr. Joseph Daniel Stone, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
705 17th Street; Suite 208
Columbus, GA
 

Dr. Joseph Stone is a pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. Dr. Stone is affiliated with Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and The Children's Care Network. His education and training includes medical school at Medical College of Georgia and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Dr. Sayan De, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
705 17th Street; Suite 208
Columbus, GA
 

Dr. Sayan De sees patients in Atlanta, GA, Columbus, GA, and Athens, GA. His medical specialty is pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dr. De attended medical school at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. De's hospital/clinic affiliations include Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and The Children's Care Network.

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Dr. Gilbert Shawn Duxbury, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
705 17th Street; Suite 208
Columbus, GA
 

Dr. Gilbert Duxbury is a pediatric orthopedist. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He attended medical school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Duxbury completed a residency program at Atlanta Medical Center. His professional affiliations include Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and The Children's Care Network.

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Dr. Albert Martin Pendleton, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
705 17th Street; Suite 208
Columbus, GA
 

Dr. Albert Pendleton is a medical specialist in pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and The Children's Care Network. After attending Emory University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. Dr. Pendleton is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
705 17th Street; Suite 208
Columbus, GA
 

Dr. David Antekeier is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Antekeier is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with The Children's Care Network.

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Clinical interests: Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Pain, Metabolic Bone Diseases, Sports Health, Ankle Problems, ... (Read more)

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What is Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery?

Pediatric orthopedic surgery is the surgical specialty that focuses on muscle, joint, and bone issues in children, from infants to teenagers. Because patients this age are still growing, bone and joint problems can be much more significant than they would be in an adult. Growing children also change quickly, and a pediatric orthopedic surgeon is able to tell the difference between a symptom that a child will grow out of, and something serious that should be corrected.

Some of the issues that a pediatric orthopedic surgeon might treat include:
  • Serious fractures
  • Limb and spine disorders, such as clubfoot or scoliosis
  • Uneven leg lengths
  • Infections and cancers of the bones or joints
  • Certain conditions that affect the musculoskeletal system in children, such as cerebral palsy

Besides a physical examination, a pediatric orthopedic surgeon often looks at X-rays and sometimes CT scans to determine a patient’s problem. Blood tests may also be ordered to check for any metabolic or nutritional deficiencies. Treatment depends on the disorder, but it may include surgery, manipulation, bracing, casting, or physical therapy.

When illness, injury, or disorders threaten children’s mobility, pediatric orthopedic surgeons work to give them a healthy and active future.
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