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Dr. Kirk Churukian
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
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What kind of a doctor treats fractures of the cheek bones?

Dr. Kirk Churukian
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
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What kind of a doctor treats fractures of the cheek bones?

Several types!: Three specialities predominantly treat these fractures. Plastic surgeons, ent, and oral surgery. It varies with the community and hospital and the interest of the physician. The most experienced physicians are usually associated with a level i or ii trauma center which sees a high volume of facial fractures. ...Read more

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Broken Bone (Definition)

Broken bone is also known as Fracture. A bone fracture is a condition in which there is a break in the bone. It can be caused by a high force injury or it may result from a previous medical condition that involves weakening of the bone. Common symptoms include severe pain, swelling of the surrounding ...Read more


Dr. John Michalski
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
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Does ENT doctor check up the fracture cheek bone?

Dr. John Michalski
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
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Does ENT doctor check up the fracture cheek bone?

Maxilla fracture: This fracture may be evaluated by ent, plastic surgeon, or oral surgeon--make sure they have interest and experience in this. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Ali
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What type of doctor treats zygomatic arch bone deformations/fractures/dislocations?

Dr. Alan Ali
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What type of doctor treats zygomatic arch bone deformations/fractures/dislocations?

Zygoma: Cheek bone fracture tx depends on the extent of the fracture. If minor & with no dislocation, painkillers & soft diet is recommended. If displaced fracture, a surgeon does the wiring of the bone, which can be an ENT surgeon, a plastic surgeon or general surgeon. ...Read more

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Dr. Brian Arslanian
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What type of doctor should I see for facial fractures?

Dr. Brian Arslanian
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
9 years in practice
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What type of doctor should I see for facial fractures?

One with experience: This is a great question. There are several different types of surgeons that deal with facial fractures. Plastic Surgeon, ENT surgeons, and Oral surgeons are all trained to treat facial fractures. BUT....not every plastic, ENT, or Oral surgeon does on a regular basis. As a plastic surgeon I fix all types of facial fractures, but the guy across the street only does tummy tucks and breast surg. ...Read more

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Dr. John Michalski
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What type of doctor would i consult if i just found out I have a sacrum fracture?

Dr. John Michalski
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What type of doctor would i consult if i just found out I have a sacrum fracture?

Sacrum: Orthopedic surgeon usually.

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Dr. Marc Hirsch
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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What type of doctor should I go to? I'm on alendronate and have a few fractures in spine. How long does it take for this prescription to work?

Dr. Marc Hirsch
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What type of doctor should I go to? I'm on alendronate and have a few fractures in spine. How long does it take for this prescription to work?

Internist/Rheumatolo: An internist or rheumatologist can answer your questions and review other options with you. There are alternate medications you can take less often and you need supplements, like calcium and vitamin d. The rx you're on begins working, to some extent, immediately, but you need a full court press on your osteoporosis because of your history of fractures. ...Read more

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Dr. Rhett Griggs
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Dr. Clarke Holmes
Board Certified, Sports Medicine
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I had a penile fracture, with no surgery, 6 years ago. Is there any solutions that can be done ? I haven't asked doctor. Which type of doctors to ask?

Dr. Clarke Holmes
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Urologist: A urologist would the type of physician that specializes in your condition. ...Read more

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Dr. Steven Harris
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What kind of doctor treats zygomatic arch bone deformations/fractures/dislocations?

Dr. Steven Harris
Board Certified, Plastic Surgery
32 years in practice
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Maxillofacial: The most thoroughly trained doctors for this would be plastic surgeons who have completed a Craniofacial Surgery fellowship or Oral Surgeons who go on to Maxillofacial surgery fellowships. Otolaryngologists may also have special training in this area. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Kevin Vaught
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How do doctors treat a fractured spine?

Dr. Kevin Vaught
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How do doctors treat a fractured spine?

Take it easy: Most spine fractures will heal within 3 months with bracing, limiting strenuous activity and close follow-up with a spine specialist. Some fractures require surgical stabilization and kyphoplasty is an option for elderly patients with compression fractures. Check out spine-health.Com. ...Read more

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