We found 5 orthopedic trauma specialists who accept Humana HMO near New Orleans, LA.

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Dr. Peter Carl Krause, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
1542 Tulane Avenue, Box T6-7; Department of Orthopaedics
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Peter Krause is an orthopedic traumatologist. He obtained his medical school training at Stanford University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Detroit Receiving Hospital and a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Krause accepts. He is affiliated with Ochsner and Touro Infirmary. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Hip Problems, Fractures, Arthritis, Replacement Arthroplasty, Trauma

Dr. James Frederick Mautner, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
1514 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. James Mautner is an orthopedic traumatologist in New Orleans, LA. After attending Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College for medical school, he completed his residency training at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Mautner is professionally affiliated with Ochsner.

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Dr. Olivia C Lee, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
1542 Tulane Avene; T6-7
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Olivia Lee is a physician who specializes in orthopedic trauma. Dr. Lee is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing her residency at Massachusetts General Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School, Dr. Lee attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. She speaks Mandarin. Her professional affiliations include Touro Infirmary and Children's Hospital (New Orleans).

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Clinical interests: Hip Problems, Osteoporosis, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee ... (Read more)

Dr. Misty Suri, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Sports Medicine
1414 Calhoun Street
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Misty Suri's specialties are orthopedic trauma and sports medicine. He practices in New Orleans, LA and Harahan, LA. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Suri takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and a graduate of Ochsner Medical Center's residency program. He is professionally affiliated with Ochsner.

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Dr. Paul Brendan Gladden, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
1415 Tulane Avenue; 4th Floor
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Paul Gladden specializes in orthopedic trauma. He is affiliated with Tulane Medical Center and Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children. Dr. Gladden is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He is a graduate of Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons.

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What is Orthopedic Trauma?

Orthopedic trauma is a branch of orthopedic surgery that focuses on the care of seriously broken bones, especially following accidents. Although all orthopedic surgeons treat common fractures, some breaks are difficult to treat and require specialized care in order to heal properly. Some examples of the kinds of injuries that an orthopedic trauma specialist might handle include:

  • Multiple fractures or crushing injuries
  • Compound fractures, where a broken bone pierces the skin
  • Breaks in a joint, which can lead to arthritis
  • Hip and pelvic fractures
  • Infections in a broken bone
  • Nonunions, or breaks that won’t heal
  • Malunions, or breaks that are misaligned

Treatment provided by an orthopedic trauma specialist depends on the type and extent of the injury. In some cases it is sufficient to have a cast, brace, or other external way of supporting the broken bone while it heals. More significant injuries may require surgery to place structures such as pins, screws, and plates to stabilize the healing bone. In the most complex injuries, bone grafting or limb lengthening procedures may be used.

Orthopedic trauma specialists often work in hospitals, and they work closely with emergency professionals as well as reconstructive surgeons. In the case of a severe fracture or complications from a broken bone, orthopedic trauma specialists are the doctors that can get you moving again.

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