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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 sees patients in Burlingame, CA. His medical specialties are osteopathic manipulative medicine and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His clinical interests include musculoskeletal surgery. Patient reviews placed Dr. Kim at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare EPO, and more. He is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. Dr. Kim's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC). Dr. Kim's practice is open to 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 is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. After attending the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He has indicated that his clinical interests include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. Dr. Abeyta's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Abeyta's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF). Dr. Abeyta welcomes 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 orthopedist in San Francisco, CA and Burlingame, CA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Detch include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Detch speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and VA Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS). 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 is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. In Dr. Bolanos's practice, he is particularly interested in musculoskeletal surgery. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Stanford University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Bolanos is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Seton Medical Center, and Brown & Toland Physicians. He has an open panel.

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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's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hazelrig include sports health and musculoskeletal surgery. Dr. Hazelrig is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and Mills-Peninsula Medical Group (MPMG). He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients. 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).

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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 Lewis Florio, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1501 Trousdale Drive; Building B, 5th Floor
Burlingame, CA
 

Dr. Richard Florio, who practices in San Mateo, CA and Burlingame, CA, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He graduated from the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at National Naval Medical Center. Dr. Florio's clinical interests encompass musculoskeletal surgery. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare EPO, and more. Dr. Florio is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF). He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , knee replacement

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, ... (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's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He practices in Daly City, CA and Burlingame, CA. On average, patients gave Dr. Lo a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: sports health and musculoskeletal surgery. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Seton Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Health Net ELECT POS, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has an open panel. Dr. Lo graduated from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). In addition to English, Dr. Lo speaks Spanish.

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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 is a family practice physician. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and Mills-Peninsula Medical Group (MPMG). He is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Young average 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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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.