Dr. Rachel Anne Cuenca MD
Orthopedist (Pediatric) | Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery6900 Georgia Avenue NW Washington DC, 20307
Dr. Rachel Cuenca is a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon practicing in SAN ANTONIO, TX. Dr. Cuenca specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries, diseases and disorders of the bodys musculoskeletal system in children. As a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Cuenca tends to childrens bones, ligaments, muscles, joints, nerves and tendons. Pediatric orthopaedic surgeons can treat newborns to teenagers. Some conditions Dr. Cuenca treats include gait abnormalities like limping, limp and spine deformities, broken bones and bone and joint infections.
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