We found 7 orthopedic surgeons who accept Humana Simplicity HMO near San Marcos, TX.

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Dr. Stuart Matthew Shapiro, DO
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1340 Wonder World Drive; Suite 4301
San Marcos, TX
 

Dr. Stuart Shapiro sees patients in San Marcos, TX and Wimberley, TX. His medical specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He speaks Spanish. Clinical interests for Dr. Shapiro include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. Dr. Shapiro's professional affiliations include the University Medical Center Brackenridge, Seton Medical Center Hays, and Central Texas Medical Center. Dr. Shapiro studied medicine at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency training at Frankford Hospital, Riverside County Regional Medical Center, and a hospital affiliated with Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Shapiro's office for an appointment.

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

Dr. Amanda Michelle Ivy, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1340 Wonder World Drive; Suite 4301
San Marcos, TX
 

Dr. Amanda Ivy is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. She is professionally affiliated with Central Texas Medical Center. After completing medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine, she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Alabama. Dr. Ivy is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold.

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Dr. George Joseph Mundanthanam, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1340 Wonder World Drive; Suite 104
San Marcos, TX
 

Dr. George Mundanthanam's areas of specialization are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery; he sees patients in Austin, TX and San Marcos, TX. Dr. Mundanthanam's hospital/clinic affiliations include Seton Medical Center Austin, Private Practice, and Seton Medical Center Hays. After attending UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, he completed his residency training at Baylor University Medical Center. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mundanthanam honors. He has an open panel.

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1305 Wonder World Drive; Suite 100
San Marcos, TX
 

Dr. Paul Jennings is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in San Marcos, TX. The average patient rating for Dr. Jennings is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Jennings is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. For his residency, Dr. Jennings trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Seton Smithville Regional Hospital and Central Texas Medical Center.

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Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1305 Wonder World Drive; Suite 100
San Marcos, TX
 

Dr. James Baker's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. After attending Tulane University School of Medicine, Dr. Baker completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Seton Medical Center Austin, Seton Medical Center Hays, and Central Texas Medical Center.

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Dr. Mark Edward McDonnell
Specializes in Podiatry, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1305 Wonder World Drive; Suite 100
San Marcos, TX
 

Dr. Mark McDonnell is a podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in San Marcos, TX and Austin, TX. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. His medical residency was performed at Madigan Army Medical Center. Dr. McDonnell is affiliated with Seton Medical Center Hays and Central Texas Medical Center.

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Dr. Stephen Mark Norwood, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2108 Hunter Road; Suite 116
San Marcos, TX
 

Dr. Stephen Norwood, who practices in Austin, TX and San Marcos, TX, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Dr. Norwood has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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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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