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Dr. Ronald Anthony Hall Jr., MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
6325 Hospital Parkway
Johns Creek, GA
 

Dr. Ronald Hall is an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist. His areas of expertise include the following: knee problems, hip replacement, and arthroscopic surgery. Dr. Hall's hospital/clinic affiliations include Emory Johns Creek Hospital, Resurgens Orthopaedics, and WellStar North Fulton Hospital. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Hall's training includes a residency program at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). Patient ratings for Dr. Hall average 4.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Workers' Compensation are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hall honors.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal (orthopedic) trauma, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Sports Health, Joint Surgery, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Otuseun Afolabi Olufade, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Interventional Pain Medicine, Sports Medicine
3855 Pleasant Hill Road; Suite 470
Duluth, GA
 

Dr. Oluseun Olufade practices physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation), interventional pain medicine, and sports medicine in Duluth, GA, Johns Creek, GA, and Atlanta, GA. His areas of expertise include the following: facet injection, plantar fasciotomy, and sports health. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Olufade studied medicine at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. His residency was performed at Temple University Hospital. He is professionally affiliated with Emory Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoarthritis, arthritis, compression fractures, ankle fracture

All Interests: Plantar Fasciotomy, Sports Health, Hip Problems, Ankle Fracture, Sacroiliac Joint Injection, ... (Read more)

Dr. Yvonne Edith Satterwhite, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
6325 Hospital Parkway
Johns Creek, GA
 

Dr. Yvonne Satterwhite is an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist. After completing medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine, she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University. Areas of expertise for Dr. Satterwhite include knee problems, lower extremity reconstruction, and arthroscopic surgery. Dr. Satterwhite is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. She is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. She has received professional recognition including the following: Top Regional Doctors in Orthopaedic Surgery, Castle Connelly; Georgia Team Physician of the Year; and Top Doc in Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Satterwhite is affiliated with Emory Johns Creek Hospital, Resurgens Orthopaedics, and Northside Hospital - Forsyth.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal (orthopedic) trauma

All Interests: General Orthopedics, Sports Health, Wrist Problems, Musculoskeletal Trauma, Elbow Problems, Elbow ... (Read more)

Specializes in Hand Surgery, Pediatric Sports Medicine, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4255 Johns Creek Parkway; Suite A
Suwanee, GA
 

Dr. Dean Worthingstun specializes in hand surgery, pediatric sports medicine, and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is rated highly by his patients. His areas of clinical interest consist of arthroscopic surgery, arthritis, and carpal tunnel syndrome. Dr. Worthingstun is affiliated with Emory Johns Creek Hospital. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Worthingstun graduated from Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , wrist fracture, arthritis, hand fracture, tendonitis

All Interests: Wrist Fracture, Tumor, Hand Fracture, Tendonitis, Cysts, Work Injuries, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Physiatry
4055 Johns Creek Parkway; Suite A
Suwanee, GA
 

Dr. Ernest Howard specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and practices in Atlanta, GA, Morrow, GA, and Suwanee, GA. After attending Medical College of Georgia for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. Areas of expertise for Dr. Howard include pain management, stroke, and carpal tunnel syndrome. On average, patients gave Dr. Howard a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He is affiliated with WellStar Atlanta Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Lower Back Problems, Musculoskeletal Problems, Spine Problems, Stroke, Electromyography, Carpal ... (Read more)

Dr. Neeru A Jayanthi, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
6325 Hospital Parkway
Johns Creek, GA
 

Dr. Neeru Jayanthi is a family practitioner and sports medicine specialist. His clinical interests include concussion, arthroscopic surgery, and knee surgery. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Jayanthi attended Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Rush University Medical Center. He has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Jayanthi's hospital/clinic affiliations include Emory Clinic and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoarthritis, arthritis, compression fractures, ankle fracture

All Interests: Sports Health, Hip Problems, Ankle Fracture, MRI, Neck Pain, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mikhail Zhukalin, DO
Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
6325 Hospital Parkway
Johns Creek, GA
 

Dr. Mikhail Zhukalin practices physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine in Atlanta, GA and Johns Creek, GA. His clinical interests include kyphoplasty (vertebral augmentation), herniated disc, and degenerative disc disease. Dr. Zhukalin is professionally affiliated with Emory Clinic. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He attended medical school at Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Zhukalin trained at a hospital affiliated with Emory University.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoarthritis, compression fractures

All Interests: Kyphoplasty, Hip Problems, Radiculopathy, Neck Pain, Herniated Disc, Lumbar Fusion, Shoulder ... (Read more)

Dr. Snehal Chinu Dalal, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
6325 Hospital Parkway
Johns Creek, GA
 

Dr. Snehal Dalal's areas of specialization are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Dalal average 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include hand surgery procedures. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, Humana HMO, and more. Dr. Dalal graduated from Ohio State University College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin. In addition to English, he speaks Gujarati. He is professionally affiliated with Emory Healthcare. Dr. Dalal welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis, fractures (broken bones)

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

Dr. Imran Ali Syed, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
6325 Hospital Parkway
Johns Creek, GA
 

Dr. Imran Syed's area of specialization is adult endocrinology. Dr. Syed attended medical school at Dow Medical College. For his professional training, Dr. Syed completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. Clinical interests for Dr. Syed include diabetes, thyroid problems, and osteoporosis. Patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Syed (or staff) speaks the following languages: Arabic, Spanish, and Hindi. Dr. Syed is professionally affiliated with Emory Healthcare and WellStar North Fulton Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Metabolism, Osteoporosis, Diabetes

Dr. Jason William Velez, DO
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
6325 Hospital Parkway
Johns Creek, GA
 

Dr. Jason Velez, who practices in Roswell, GA, Duluth, GA, and Johns Creek, GA, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Velez average 4.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: laminectomy, kyphoplasty (vertebral augmentation), and degenerative disc disease. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He studied medicine at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Velez's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Emory Johns Creek Hospital, Resurgens Orthopaedics, and WellStar North Fulton Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , compression fractures

All Interests: Kyphoplasty, Laminoplasty, Artificial Disc Replacement, Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion, ... (Read more)

Dr. Anila H Qidwai, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
6325 Hospital Parkway
Johns Creek, GA
 

Dr. Anila Qidwai is a family practitioner in Roswell, GA and Johns Creek, GA. Dr. Qidwai (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi. Areas of expertise for Dr. Qidwai include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), depression, and executive health. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Emory Healthcare and WellStar North Fulton Hospital. Her education and training includes medical school at Dow Medical College and residency at a hospital affiliated with East Tennessee State University (ETSU). Her average patient rating is 2.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Qidwai accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, arthritis

All Interests: Depression, Primary Care, Executive Health, Family Planning, Hypertension, Dementia, Diabetes, ... (Read more)

Dr. David Arnel Ragan, MPH, MD, DO
Specializes in Occupational Medicine, Family Medicine
6325 Hospital Parkway
Johns Creek, GA
 

Dr. David Ragan specializes in occupational medicine and family medicine and practices in Cumming, GA, Johns Creek, GA, and Atlanta, GA. His areas of expertise include prostate problems, sexually transmitted diseases (STds), and genital warts. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Ragan graduated from Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is affiliated with Emory Healthcare.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, arthritis

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Menopause, Depression, Nutrition Issues, Osteoporosis, Allergies, Genital Warts, ... (Read more)

Dr. Albert Farah Johary Sr., MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
6325 Hospital Parkway
Johns Creek, GA
 

Dr. Albert Johary's area of specialization is general internal medicine. He is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Clinical interests for Dr. Johary include prostate problems, sexually transmitted diseases (STds), and depression. He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He attended medical school at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine. Dr. Johary trained at a hospital affiliated with Emory University for his residency. He is professionally affiliated with Emory Healthcare.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, arthritis

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Depression, Primary Care, Osteoporosis, Allergies, Executive Health, ... (Read more)

Dr. Bryce Tinker Gillespie, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3400a Old Milton Parkway; Suite 350
Alpharetta, GA
 

Dr. Bryce Gillespie, who practices in Atlanta, GA, Cumming, GA, and Alpharetta, GA, is a medical specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Gillespie studied medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. His residency was performed at Harvard Orthopaedic Combined Residency Program and the University of Rochester Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with The Children's Care Network.

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Relevant Interests: , arthritis

All Interests: Sports Health, Tumor, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jinahn Ahn Kim, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
6325 Hospital Parkway
Johns Creek, GA
 

Dr. Jinahn Kim practices general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Clinical interests for Dr. Kim include diabetes, primary care, and shingles. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at MetroWest Medical Center, Dr. Kim attended Yonsei University College of Medicine for medical school. He is conversant in Korean. His professional affiliations include Emory Healthcare and WellStar North Fulton Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis

All Interests: Primary Care, Osteoporosis, Hypertension, Preventive Care, Diabetes, Shingles, Elder Care

Dr. Sanjay Kanubhai Shukla, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
6325 Hospital Parkway
Johns Creek, GA
 

Dr. Sanjay Shukla specializes in family medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Shukla include depression, anxiety, and nutrition issues. Dr. Shukla honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He graduated from Government Medical College, Surat and then he performed his residency at St. John Hospital & Medical Center, Detroit. He is affiliated with Emory Healthcare.

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Relevant Interests: , osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, arthritis

All Interests: Depression, Nutrition Issues, Diabetes, Obesity, Primary Care, Osteoporosis, Arthritis, Allergies, ... (Read more)

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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.
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