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Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
265 Canal Street; Suite 308
New York, NY
 

Dr. Bryan Oyoung is a physician who specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Oyoung include musculoskeletal problems, electromyography (EMG), and acupuncture treatment. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Coventry. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Washington School of Medicine and Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and residency at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics and a hospital affiliated with the University of Washington. Dr. Oyoung's hospital/clinic affiliations include Geisinger Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics and NYU Langone.

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Relevant Interests: , musculoskeletal problems

All Interests: Pain, Electromyography, Musculoskeletal Problems, Chronic Pain, Acupuncture Treatment, ... (Read more)

Edward Shlasko
Specializes in Pediatric Surgery, Oncology
1275 York Avenue; Between 67th and 68th Streets
New York, NY
 

Dr. Edward Shlasko is a physician who specializes in pediatric surgery and oncology (cancer care). He is a graduate of Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. His areas of expertise include groin hernia, pyloric stenosis, and colectomy (colon resection). Dr. Shlasko takes Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. His distinctions include: New York Super Doctors; Best Doctors in New York New York Magazine/Castle Connolly; and Arthur H. Aufses, Sr. Prize in Surgery The Mount Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Shlasko's hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Mount Sinai Medical Center (Florida). New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , soft tissue sarcoma, rhabdomyosarcoma, sarcoma (bone and soft tissue cancer)

All Interests: Rhabdomyosarcoma, Pyloric Stenosis, Colectomy, Hernia Surgery, Sarcoma, Laparoscopic ... (Read more)

Specializes in Otolaryngology
5 East 98th Street; Faculty Practice Associates, Floor 8
New York, NY
 

Dr. Alfred Iloreta specializes in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He graduated from the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Iloreta include sinusitis (sinus infection), nasal fractures, and sinus cancer. Dr. Iloreta accepts Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of New York Rising Stars. He is affiliated with Mount Sinai Medical Center (Florida). Dr. Iloreta has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , nasal fractures, soft tissue sarcoma, fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Meningioma, Deviated Septum, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Septoplasty, Sinus Headache, Nasal Fractures, ... (Read more)

Dr. Andrea Angelique Berger, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
240 E 68th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Andrea Berger works as a cardiologist in Great Neck, NY and New York, NY. Her areas of expertise include the following: renal artery stenosis, rheumatic heart disease, and heart tumor. She is affiliated with St. Francis Hospital and NYU Langone. Dr. Berger accepts Coresource, Vytra, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and more. She is a graduate of the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and a graduate of Jefferson University Hospitals' residency program.

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Relevant Interests: , muscle diseases (myopathies)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Mitral Stenosis, Aortic Stenosis, Sarcoidosis, Hypertension, Heart Valve ... (Read more)

Dr. Melanie C Ongchin, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
156 William Street; 12th Floor
New York, NY
 

Dr. Melanie Ongchin is a New York, NY physician who specializes in general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). Clinical interests for Dr. Ongchin include cancer surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, and stomach cancer. She is affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO. After attending UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, she completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo. Dr. Ongchin has received the following distinctions: Administrative fellow for the Department of Surgical Oncology, University of Pittsburgh; Nominated for the Hilary Sanfey Outstanding Resident Award; and 1 st Place Oral Presentation, University at Buffalo Department of Surgery Research Day.

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Relevant Interests: , sarcoma (bone and soft tissue cancer)

All Interests: Cancer Surgery, Hepatobiliary Surgery, Pancreatic Cancer, Liver Cancer, Sarcoma, Gastrointestinal ... (Read more)

Dr. Irina Belinsky, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
149 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Irina Belinsky is an ophthalmologist. Clinical interests for Dr. Belinsky include blepharospasm, ptosis, and hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid). She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Vytra, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO. Dr. Belinsky graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. For her professional training, Dr. Belinsky completed a residency program at NYU Langone Medical Center. Dr. Belinsky is professionally affiliated with NYU Langone.

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Relevant Interests: , fractures (broken bones)

All Interests: Eye Surgery, Eyelid Problems, Cosmetic Surgery, Hyperthyroidism, Skin Cancer, Fractures, Tear Duct ... (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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