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ABOUT ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY

Orthopedics is the study of human bones. It deals with identifying the problems and care of the human bones. There are subspecialists of orthopedic doctors like dental orthopedics. Orthopedic surgery, however, deals with the correction and treatment of the bones through surgery. Such surgeries involve correction of congenital disorders like deformed femurs (leg bones) or even dental orthopedic surgery like surgically removing impacted teeth. This branch of medicine also involves other medical concerns that bones may directly affect like the bloodstream and the nerves. Therefore, it is within reason to consider the benefits along with the risks of undergoing orthopedic surgery.

When met by a daunting course of treatment such as orthopedic surgery, prior to surgery, it is best to obtain a second opinion from another medical professional. In addition, the number of second opinions in regards to orthopedic surgery has increased within the past couple decades. Patients always stand to benefit from a second pair of eyes. It is of significant value to engage a diverse set of opinions on a medical condition and treatment plan, especially when it involves orthopedic surgery.

In a recent study regarding patients’ motives for obtaining a second medical opinion, it was determined that approximately 30 percent of orthopedic surgical patients had sought a second opinion. Their concerns did not stem from any incompetence displayed on the part of their original specialist, however a level of dissatisfaction was present due to an insufficient exchange of information and/or communication about their medical condition/treatment plan.

That being the case, if you are at all concerned with undergoing a surgical procedure or want to find out more about your condition from an alternative perspective, a second opinion is highly recommended.

“At the age of 76 and always quite healthy, I developed severe pain in my foot and ankle. Finally, after hobbling around for a few months, I saw an orthopedic surgeon who told me I had a torn patellar tendon (PTTD). Surgery was recommended to incorporate a different tendon and also to fix the cause - my flat feet (which I was born with). I would need to be off my feet for a number of weeks, then physical therapy. I was shocked. Since I am caring for my 83 year old husband who has Alzheimer’s, I couldn't believe this was happening. The pain didn't seem to be too bad, especially if I stayed off my feet. I was very concerned about being unable to continue to care for my husband, also about the pain, side effects, etc. of surgery and also whether the surgery would actually help me. I really wanted another opinion. The result was that my SecondOpinions.com radiologist provided the exact same diagnosis as my local orthopedic surgeon. Thank you SecondOpinions.com for being there - you provided me with the peace of mind I really needed.”  Jane G., Northfield, MN

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Allan Evangelista, D.P.M., M.P.H.

Allan Evangelista, D.P.M., M.P.H.
Board Certification
Lower Extremity Surgery, ABLES
Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery, ABLES
Comprehensive Foot Surgery, ABLES
Lower Extremity Medicine, ABLES
Medical School
Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.
Residency
James A. Haley Veterans Hospital, Tampa, FL, U.S.A.
Century City Hospital, Century City, CA, U.S.A.
Fellowship
Advanced Reconstructive Surgery and Traumatology of Foot and Leg – Sarasota Orthopedic Associates, Sarasota,FL, U.S.A.
Subspecialization
Complex Surgery of Foot, Anke, and Leg
Dr. Allan Evangelista is fellowship-trained in reconstructive surgery of the foot, ankle, and leg. He is dedicated to providing comprehensive evaluation, exceptional care, and various surgical and nonsurgical treatment options to all patients. He is accepting new patients for: Adult and pediatric foot and ankle deformities, revisional and salvage surgery, Charcot foot reconstruction, trauma (all fractures, tendon ruptures, sprains), arthritis, tendonitis, gout, sports or industrial injuries, emergency or urgent care, paralysis or muscle weakness, joint replacement, spastic neuromuscular diseases (cerebral palsy), gait abnormalities (toe walking), joint cartilage transplantation, and general podiatry (neuromas, ingrown toenails, warts). Please go to www.foot-ankle.mysite.com for more details.

Dr. Evangelista received his degree in Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from Temple University and completed his fellowship in complex reconstructive surgery and traumatology of the foot, ankle, and leg at Sarasota Orthopedic Associates in Sarasota, FL.
Memberships
* American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
* American College of Lower Extremity Surgeons

Cyril Raben, M.D.

Cyril Raben, M.D.
Board Certification
Orthopedic Surgery
Spinal Surgery
Independent Medical Evaluators
Medical School
University of Kansas Kansas City, Kansas
Residency
Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children Erie, Pennsylvania
Fellowship
Texas Back Institute Dallas, Texas
Cyril Anthony Raben MD trained in residency with an emphasis in pediatric spinal surgery through the Shriners Hospital System in Erie Pennsylvania with an emphasis in the then innovative procedure of Cotrell Duboset instrumentation. Texas Back Institute helped round out the adult piece of his spinal focus allowing the launch of 23 years of experience in spinal surgery. Despite this sub specialization the general orthopedic program at Hamot produced a well rounded general orthopedic background as well especially as it interfaced with adult and pediatric spinal problems. Scoring well on the last maintainence of certification exam for orthopedic surgery suggests usefulness in both spinal surgery and general orthopedics.

Eugene Saiter, M.D.

Eugene Saiter, M.D.
Board Certification
American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons
Certification in Evaluation of Impairment Rating
Medical School
Vanderbilt University
Residency
University of Kentucky (Orthopedic Residency)
Fellowship
University of Louisville (Hand Fellowship w/ Dr. Harold Kleinert)
Eugene T. Saiter, MD, FAAOS, FAADEP and Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon has had twenty years of private practice. He has extensive training in workers’ compensation, occupational orthopedics, disability, impairment, independent medical evaluations and testimony. He now provides consultative services for industry; workers’ compensation claims adjusters, attorneys, employers, occupational nurses and nurse case managers. It is his belief that the complexities of evaluative medicine demand the focus and attention of a medical specialty in and of itself. Additionally, he lectures frequently regarding disability prevention and other workers’ compensation related issues.

G. Jason Hunt, D.O.

G. Jason Hunt, D.O.
Board Certification
American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgeons
Medical School
Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, Pikeville, KY
Residency
Orthopedic Surgery – Bone and Joint Hospital @ St. Anthony’s, Oklahoma City, OK
G. Jason Hunt, DO is a board certified orthopedic surgeon. After completing training in 2010 he has been in private practice in central Kentucky.
He practices general orthopedics with a special interest in surgery of the hand and sports medicine. He serves as instructor for multiple medical schools and is actively involved in the training of medical students.
He is the team physician for local high school athletic programs.

Gene Hunt, MD

Gene Hunt, MD
Board Certification
American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgeons, 2011
Medical School
Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, Pikeville, KY 2005
Residency
Orthopedic Surgery – Bone and Joint Hospital @ St. Anthony’s, Oklahoma City, OK 2010
G. Jason Hunt, DO is a board certified orthopedic surgeon. After completing training in 2010 he has been in private practice in central Kentucky.
He practices general orthopedics with a special interest in surgery of the hand and sports medicine. He serves as instructor for multiple medical schools and is actively involved in the training of medical students.
He is the team physician for local high school athletic programs.

Hajeer Sabet, M.D., M.S.

Hajeer Sabet, M.D., M.S.
Board Certification
Orthopaedic Surgery
Spine Surgery
Medical School
State University of New York College of Medicine
Residency
State University of New York Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Fellowship
Spine Surgery - Rush University in Chicago, IL
Subspecialization
Spine Surgery
Hajeer Sabet, MD, is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon with a comprehensive spine practice that spans the entire gamut of spinal disorders from cervical (neck) spine to scoliosis in both the adult and pediatric population. He graduated from the George Mason University with a bachelors in Biology and from Johns Hopkins with a masters degrees in Biotechnology. He received his doctor of medicine degree from State University of New York College of Medicine, where he stayed and continued his orthopaedic residency. He received speccialized fellowship training in spine surgery at the world renowned Rush University in Chicago, IL.
Memberships
* AAOS

Harlan Taliaferro, M.D., FAAOS

Harlan Taliaferro, M.D., FAAOS
Board Certification
Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Medical School
Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN
Residency
Howard University Hospital, Washington, DC
Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon with over 10 years experience with sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery. He's a member of a group practice serving the Washington, DC, Maryland, and Northern Virginia region. He holds active medical licenses in MD, DC, VA, DE, and CT.
Specialty Interests

Jonathan Kurland, MD

Jonathan Kurland, MD
Board Certification
Orthopaedic Surgery: ABOS
Medical School
Chicago Medical School
Residency
General Surgery- University of California, San Francisco
Orthopaedic Surgery- University of California, San Francisco
Jonathan J Kurland, MD trained in orthopaedic surgery at the University of California, San Francisco. He practiced general orthopaedic surgery, with a sub specialty interest in knee, shoulder surgery and sports medicine at Kaiser Permanente in Walnut Creek, California. During that period, he acted as the orthopaedic liason between Kaiser and the University of California athletic department. Subsequently, he has had practices in Castro Valley, California and Seattle, Washington. He continues to practice general orthopaedic surgery with and emphasis in arthroscopic surgery of the knee and shoulder as well as sports medicine. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a member of the Arthroscopy Association of America.
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