We found 6 orthopedic surgeons who accept United Healthcare Compass Balanced near Longview, TX.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
323 E Hawkins Parkway; Suite A
Longview, TX
 

Dr. Thomas Taylor is a Longview, TX physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Taylor is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
323 E Hawkins Parkway; Suite A
Longview, TX
 

Dr. Babajide Ogunseinde is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Longview, TX. He graduated from Howard University College of Medicine. Dr. Ogunseinde is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
323 E Hawkins Parkway; Suite A
Longview, TX
 

Dr. Stephen Littlejohn is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is in-network for United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Littlejohn is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
323 E Hawkins Parkway; Suite A
Longview, TX
 

Dr. Jordan Stanley, who practices in Longview, TX, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Stanley graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. He accepts United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
701 E Marshall Avenue; Suite 502
Longview, TX
 

Dr. Charles Williams sees patients in Longview, TX. His medical specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Williams honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Dr. Williams has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
323 E Hawkins Parkway; Suite A
Longview, TX
 

Dr. Michael Langford is an orthopedist in Longview, TX. Dr. Langford attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He honors several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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What is Orthopedic Surgery?

Orthopedic surgeons, sometimes just called orthopedists, are surgical doctors of the musculoskeletal system. They work to keep your body active and in motion by treating problems with your bones, joints, tendons and muscles. The most frequently treated disorder seen by orthopedic surgeons is osteoarthritis, a common “wear-and-tear” problem where the cartilage that cushions the ends of the bones wears down, causing friction and pain. Orthopedic surgeons might also see patients for bone and joint deformities, amputation, infections of the bone and joint, overuse injuries, or nerve compression.

Orthopedic surgeons can order tests such as blood work and x-rays to get a clearer picture of the issue. Depending on the illness or injury, more than one different form of treatment may be used. Treatment may include:

  • Surgery, such as fusing bones together to increase stability, or replacing a joint
  • Medication, such as pain medication or steroids to promote healing
  • Casts, splints, or orthotics (devices such as braces or shoe inserts to support the body)
  • Physical therapy, a kind of treatment using exercise, stretching, heat, and massage to heal the body
  • Exercise, stretching, movement, and use of the affected part

Orthopedic surgeons also work to prevent injuries and slow the progression of disease in their patients. They educate patients on ways to prevent future injuries, and they treat illness in order to prevent further damage to bones or joints that may be affected by disease. The goal of an orthopedic surgeon is to help their patients restore movement and regain an active life.

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