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Looking for the Best Long Island Orthopedic Surgeon?

orthopedic surgeon looking at X-rayIf you have an injury and have been referred to see an orthopedic surgeon, it can be overwhelming to find the best doctor to treat your condition. It’s an important decision, because you’ll want to find a doctor who you feel comfortable with and who can deliver the best possible treatment, even if that doesn’t include surgery.

Back pain, sports injuries, and arthritic hips and knees are just a few of the conditions that orthopedic surgeons treat.

In this blog, the orthopedic surgeons at Mirza Orthopedics will provide an overview of what to consider when you’re looking for a Long Island Orthopedic Surgeon.

What is an orthopedic surgeon?

An orthopedic surgeon is a physician who has received years of advanced education and training in the diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and rehabilitation of injuries, disorders, and diseases of the body’s musculoskeletal system. This system includes bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, nerves, and tendons.

While orthopedic surgeons are familiar with all aspects of the musculoskeletal system, many specialize in specific areas, such as the knee, hip, spine, or shoulder and elbow.

What does an orthopedic surgeon treat?

An orthopedic surgeon treats a wide variety of conditions for patients of all ages, ranging from newborns to senior citizens.

Common conditions treated by orthopedic surgeons include:

  • Arthritis (including osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Back pain and issues such as ruptured disks and sciatica
  • Bone tumors
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Club foot, bunions, bow legs, knock knees, and legs of unequal length
  • Fractures, strains, sprains, and dislocations
  • Growth abnormalities
  • Muscle, ligament, and tendon damage, including carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Osteoporosis
  • Sports or work-related injuries

Choosing the best Long Island orthopedic surgeon

orthopedic surgeon looking at X-rayOne of the most important factors to consider when searching for the best orthopedic surgeon is their education and experience. You’ll also want to choose a doctor whom you trust and feel at ease with.

He or she should be willing to fully answer your questions so you can have all the information you need to make informed decisions about your condition and treatment.

In addition, you may want to select an orthopedic surgeon who specializes and has a special interest in the condition for which you’re seeking treatment.

Looking for the best Long Island orthopedic surgeon?

Mirza Orthopedics is the premier orthopedic hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder center on Long Island, serving patients of all ages from Suffolk County, Nassau County, and beyond.

Our Smithtown-based practice offers the latest nonsurgical and surgical treatment options for all types of hand and upper extremity injuries and conditions.

Our Long Island orthopedic surgeons, Dr. Ather Mirza and Dr. Justin Mirza, are dedicated to getting our patients back to their active lives with better results and less downtime.

We specialize in cutting-edge, minimally invasive procedures for carpal tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome, and distal radius fractures, utilizing proprietary medical devices designed by our physicians. We’re dedicated to researching and developing the innovative devices and surgical techniques that will help our patients receive the best possible treatment and outcomes.

If you’re suffering from any orthopedic injuries, book an appointment today with a highly qualified Long Island orthopedic surgeon using the form on this page.

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