We found 5 orthopedic trauma specialists who accept Medicare near Reno, NV.

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Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
555 N Arlington Avenue
Reno, NV
 

Dr. Timothy Bray sees patients in Reno, NV. His medical specialty is orthopedic trauma. Dr. Bray's patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. He takes Medicare insurance. He attended medical school at Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine and the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
555 N Arlington Avenue
Reno, NV
 

Dr. Peter Althausen's specialties are orthopedic trauma and osteopathic manipulative medicine. Dr. Althausen studied medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
555 N Arlington Avenue
Reno, NV
 

Dr. Timothy O'Mara sees patients in Reno, NV. His medical specialties are orthopedic trauma and pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. O'Mara accepts Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of the University of Nevada School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Sports Medicine
555 N Arlington Avenue
Reno, NV
 

Dr. Jeffrey Webster is an orthopedic trauma specialist and sports medicine specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Webster include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. He attended medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine.

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

Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
555 N Arlington Avenue
Reno, NV
 

Dr. Justin Walker specializes in orthopedic trauma and practices in Reno, NV. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. He studied medicine at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans.

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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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