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We found 4 providers matching arthroscopic surgery and who accept Anthem Blue Cross PPO near Anaheim, CA.

Dr. Shail Mahesh Vyas, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
8245 E Monte Vista Road
Anaheim, CA

Dr. Shail Vyas is a hand surgeon, orthopedic surgeon, and sports medicine specialist in Anaheim, CA and Chino Hills, CA. These areas are among his clinical interests: hip surgery, knee ligament injuries, and tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis). He takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. Dr. Vyas is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. Dr. Vyas completed his residency training at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. He has received the following distinction: Southern California Rising Stars. In addition to English, Dr. Vyas (or staff) speaks Spanish and Gujarati. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph Hospital - Orange, CA and Placentia-Linda Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy

All Interests: General Orthopedics, Knee Ligament Injuries, Tendonitis, Hip Problems, Bursitis, Shoulder Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Martin H Stauber, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
16611 Yorba Linda Boulevard
Yorba Linda, CA

Dr. Martin Stauber works as a pediatric orthopedist, hand surgeon, and sports medicine specialist. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. In his practice, he is particularly interested in shoulder surgery, knee surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). Dr. Stauber is affiliated with Placentia-Linda Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Stauber is a graduate of Loma Linda University School of Medicine.

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Clinical Interests: Shoulder Surgery, Knee Surgery, Hip Surgery, Replacement Arthroplasty

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 12
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,200
  • Medicare Cost: $627
Jeffrey R Desantis
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
1038 E Chapman Avenue
Orange, CA

Dr. Jeffrey Desantis is a podiatrist and foot and ankle surgeon in Orange, CA and Anaheim, CA. These areas are among his clinical interests: arthroscopic surgery, diabetic foot ulcers, and heel pain. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Desantis accepts. Dr. Desantis trained at Samuel Merritt University, California School of Podiatric Medicine for residency. He is affiliated with St. Joseph Hospital Affiliated Physicians (SJHAP) and St. Joseph Hospital - Orange, CA.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Hammer Toe, Arthroscopic Surgery, Ankle Reconstruction, Diabetic Foot Ulcers, Heel ... (Read more)

Jacob Kyle Jones
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
1038 E. Chapman Avenue
Orange, CA

Dr. Jacob Jones practices podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery in Newport Beach, CA and Orange, CA. Clinical interests for Dr. Jones include arthroscopic surgery, foot pain, and hammer toe. Dr. Jones accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He trained at UPMC Mercy for his residency. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Jones's hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph Hospital Affiliated Physicians (SJHAP) and St. Joseph Hospital - Orange, CA. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Ankle Sprain, Sports Health, Ankle Fracture, Foot Surgery, Hammer Toe, Ingrown Toenails, Fractures, ... (Read more)

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What is Arthroscopic Surgery?

Arthroscopic surgery is a kind of minimally invasive joint surgery that can be used to both diagnose and treat problems within a joint. It is most commonly performed by orthopedic surgeons on six main joints: the knee, hip, shoulder, elbow, ankle, and wrist. Arthroscopy uses very small incisions, so recovery is generally quicker and the risk of infection is lower than with traditional joint surgery.

Arthroscopic surgery consists of two separate procedures. The first part, where the joint is examined and any problems are diagnosed, is called arthroscopy. If surgery is performed at the same time, it is called arthroscopic surgery. Because the two procedures take place together, sometimes these terms are used interchangeably.

During arthroscopic surgery, a small incision is made and a thin probe the width of a toothpick is inserted directly into the center of the affected joint. This probe contains a camera and fiber optic lights to illuminate the joint space. The surgeon can then look at the joint, make a diagnosis, and decide if the problem can be treated. If it can, two more small incisions will be made, and narrow tubes with tiny instruments at the tip will be inserted into the joint along with the camera. The surgeon uses the camera to guide the operation within the joint. Then all of the instruments and tubes are removed, the incisions are bandaged, and the patient can recover.

Arthroscopic surgery is not appropriate for every joint disorder, but it can be used to treat a number of them, including:
  • Inflammation of the joint, for example, synovitis or arthritis
  • Injuries, such as rotator cuff tears, ACL tears, or a torn meniscus in the knee
  • Bone spurs
  • Infections
  • Scar tissue within the joint

When more conservative treatment methods are not able to control pain in a joint any longer, arthroscopy is often the next step to examine and treat joint problems.