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We found 8 providers matching knee replacement and who accept Blue Shield PPO near Burlingame, CA.

Dr. Todd Soung Kim, MD
Specializes in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1501 Trousdale Drive; Building B, 1st Floor
Burlingame, CA
 

Dr. Todd Kim, who practices in Burlingame, CA, is a medical specialist in osteopathic manipulative medicine and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Kim has a special interest in musculoskeletal surgery. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Dr. Kim attended the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Kim speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC). Dr. Kim welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , knee replacement

All Interests: Radial Head Replacement, Sports Health, Elbow Arthroscopy, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Paul Nasario Abeyta, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1501 Trousdale Drive #115; Burlingame Center, Department of Orthopedics
Burlingame, CA
 

Dr. Paul Abeyta works as an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist in Burlingame, CA. Dr. Abeyta is especially interested in arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. After completing medical school at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). In addition to English, Dr. Abeyta speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF). He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , partial knee replacement

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Elbow Arthroscopy, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Corwin Detch, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1501 Trousdale Drive; Building B, 1st Floor
Burlingame, CA
 

Dr. Robert Detch is an orthopedic surgeon in San Francisco, CA and Burlingame, CA. He is conversant in Spanish. In his practice, he is particularly interested in knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). Dr. Detch's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and VA Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS). He graduated from New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Patient reviews placed Dr. Detch at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Detch takes. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , knee replacement, partial knee replacement

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Sports Health, Partial Knee Replacement, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 19
  • Uninsured Cost: $5,121
  • Medicare Cost: $1,517
Dr. Alberto Antonio Bolanos, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
100 S San Mateo Drive; Suite 424
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Alberto Bolanos' area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He has indicated that his clinical interests include musculoskeletal surgery. Dr. Bolanos is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Seton Medical Center, and Brown & Toland Physicians. Dr. Bolanos honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal. He is accepting new patients. Before performing his residency at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, Dr. Bolanos attended Stanford University School of Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , partial knee replacement

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Prosthetics, Radial Head Replacement, Sports Health, Elbow Arthroscopy, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 23
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,797
  • Medicare Cost: $1,743
Dr. Paul Edward Hazelrig Jr., MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
77 N San Mateo Drive; Suite 1
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Paul Hazelrig is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. His areas of expertise include the following: sports health and musculoskeletal surgery. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and Mills-Peninsula Medical Group (MPMG). Dr. Hazelrig graduated from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. Dr. Hazelrig's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , partial knee replacement

All Interests: Prosthetics, Knee Arthritis, Sports Health, Wrist Problems, Elbow Surgery, Partial Knee ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 35
  • Uninsured Cost: $7,088
  • Medicare Cost: $1,749
Dr. Richard L Florio, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1501 Trousdale Drive; Building B, 1st Floor
Burlingame, CA
 

Dr. Richard Florio is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. He graduated from the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine. Dr. Florio trained at National Naval Medical Center for his residency. Areas of expertise for Dr. Florio include musculoskeletal surgery. Dr. Florio's patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF). New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , knee replacement

All Interests: Knee Arthritis, Hip Pain, Knee Pain, Ankle Fracture, Wrist Surgery, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Pain, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $4,521
  • Medicare Cost: $1,373
Dr. Marvin Yukming Lo, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1720 El Camino Real; Suite 116
Burlingame, CA
 

Dr. Marvin Lo is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. His clinical interests include sports health and musculoskeletal surgery. Dr. Lo's average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lo takes. He is a graduate of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. Dr. Lo's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Seton Medical Center. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , knee replacement, partial knee replacement

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Hip Problems, Shoulder Problems, Partial Knee ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard Alan Young, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
1 Baywood Avenue; Suite 10
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Richard Young sees patients in San Mateo, CA. His medical specialty is family medicine. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and Mills-Peninsula Medical Group (MPMG). He attended medical school at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. Dr. Young's patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Young welcomes new patients.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 36
  • Uninsured Cost: $989
  • Medicare Cost: $280

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What is Knee Replacement Surgery?

Knee replacement is a surgical procedure to replace parts of the knee joint that are damaged. It is most often done to treat arthritis, a common condition that causes stiffness and pain in the joints. Knee replacement is used only if other, less invasive treatments have not worked.

A knee replacement may be partial, involving only the damaged areas, or it may include the entire joint. During surgery, the cartilage, a smooth and tough piece of tissue that lines the ends of bones, is removed. The ends of the femur (thigh bone), tibia (lower leg bone), and, sometimes, patella (kneecap) are smoothed out and replaced with metal parts. The cartilage is then replaced with a plastic disc that the metal can glide across when moving. This removes any rough or grinding surfaces within the knee that may have been causing pain.

Surgery can be performed by a large incision along the knee or through tiny incisions with small tools and an arthroscope, a small lighted tube with a camera. The procedure takes one to two hours, and you will stay in the hospital for a few days following surgery as you heal and learn to use your new knee. Physical therapy can help you move correctly and prevent stiffness. Generally, you will be able to return to normal activity within a few weeks, but you may be asked to stop participating in high-impact activities, like football or running, which could injure your new knee.