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We found 6 providers matching hip replacement and who accept Care1st near Oakland, CA.

Dr. Mathias Alexander Masem, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
80 Grand Avenue; #600
Oakland, CA
 

Dr. Mathias Masem practices hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Masem's areas of expertise include the following: dupuytren's contracture, wrist fracture, and hand surgery procedures. His average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Minnesota Medical School, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Masem has received the following distinction: San Francisco Super Doctors. He is conversant in German. Dr. Masem is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hip resurfacing

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Wrist Fracture, Hand Fracture, Dupuytren's Contracture, Foot Surgery, Wrist ... (Read more)

Dr. Eric Grant Meinberg, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
744 52nd Street
Oakland, CA
 

Dr. Eric Meinberg's areas of specialization are orthopedic trauma and pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery; he sees patients in San Francisco, CA and Oakland, CA. His areas of expertise include musculoskeletal surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and California Pacific Medical Center, St. Luke's Campus. Dr. Meinberg is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and more. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Dr. Meinberg obtained his medical school training at the University of Michigan Medical School and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement

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

Dr. Christopher Jean Chen, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
3000 Colby Street; Suite 106
Berkeley, CA
 

Dr. Christopher Chen's specialty is adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. Dr. Chen attended Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center. His areas of expertise consist of knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). His patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and more. He is conversant in Mandarin. Dr. Chen is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Hip Problems, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Knee Arthroscopy, Shoulder ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 49
  • Uninsured Cost: $5,675
  • Medicare Cost: $1,571
Dr. Basil Jamal Alwattar, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
80 Grand Avenue; 5th Floor
Oakland, CA
 

Dr. Basil Alwattar is an orthopedist in Oakland, CA. He is especially interested in musculoskeletal surgery. Dr. Alwattar's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and performed his residency at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases and New York Hospital. Dr. Alwattar honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Sports Health, Bursitis, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Limb Preservation, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2999 Regent Street; Suite 225
Berkeley, CA
 

Dr. Brad Zwahlen is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Before completing his residency at Hospital for Special Surgery, Dr. Zwahlen attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. His clinical interests include meniscus repair, hip replacement, and knee replacement. On average, patients gave Dr. Zwahlen a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Zwahlen accepts. He is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus. He is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Shoulder Replacement, Reconstructive Surgery, Minimally ... (Read more)

Dr. Scott Morris Taylor, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Sports Medicine
400 29th Street; Suite #400
Oakland, CA
 

Dr. Scott Taylor works as an orthopedic trauma specialist and sports medicine specialist. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Taylor has a special interest in arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and fractures (broken bones). Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Taylor takes. He attended Meharry Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Martin Luther King, Jr.-Harbor Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science for residency. Dr. Taylor (or staff) speaks Spanish and Vietnamese. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, hip resurfacing

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Knee Arthritis, Radial Head Replacement, Elbow Arthroscopy, Foot Surgery, Wrist ... (Read more)

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What is Hip Replacement Surgery?

Hip replacement is a surgical procedure to replace parts of the hip joint that are damaged by disease or injury. It is most often done to treat arthritis, a common condition that causes stiffness and pain in the joints. Surgery is used only after other, less invasive treatments have failed to work.

The type of hip replacement you receive is based on your age and the extent of damage to your hip. The hip joint has two parts: the femoral head, or hip ball, and the acetabulum, or hip socket. The hip ball is located on the upper end of the femur (thigh bone), and the hip socket is part of the pelvis. Depending on whether one or both parts require replacement, you may need one of the following procedures:

  • Partial hip replacement, which is generally recommended in the case of hip fractures or other hip injuries. If you are having a partial hip replacement, only the hip ball will be replaced.
  • Total hip replacement, which is often used to treat the hip joint when it has become damaged due to arthritis. Both the hip socket and hip ball are replaced.
  • Hip resurfacing, which is usually performed for younger patients. A hip resurfacing procedure reshapes the hip ball and only replaces its surface. This preserves more bone and makes future surgeries easier. If you are having a partial hip resurfacing, only the hip ball is resurfaced and replaced. If you are having a total hip resurfacing, the hip socket will be replaced as well.

During hip replacement surgery, an incision is made along the side of the hip. The surgeon may access the joint directly through this incision, or by using small tools and a lighted tube called an arthroscope to see and treat the joint. The diseased tissue is removed, and the bones are smoothed out and fitted with metal ends. The metal pieces may be cemented in place, or they may have a porous structure that encourages bone to grow into them and hold them securely. A smooth plastic cushion is placed between the two bones to replace the cartilage and allow the joint to move freely.

Hip replacement surgery takes one to two hours, and afterwards you may stay in the hospital for several days. When you go home, you will have to use a cane, walker, or crutches at first. You will likely have physical therapy to improve your ability to move with your new hip. After the first few weeks, light exercise such as bike riding or swimming will help you heal, but certain actions, such as climbing stairs or bending over at the waist, may be difficult at first. It will take several weeks before you can drive or return to work. Full recovery may take six to 12 months.