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Dr. Mark David Jacobson, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
230 Prospect Place; Suite 220
Coronado, CA
 

Dr. Mark Jacobson is a specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Jacobson's clinical interests include hip replacement, knee replacement, and tendon repair. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. After attending the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Montefiore Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: San Diego Super Doctors. Dr. Jacobson speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement

All Interests: Tendon Repair, Reconstructive Surgery, Surgical Repair, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Nerve Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Scott Bongiovanni, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4060 Fourth Avenue; Suite 630
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Michael Bongiovanni is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Before performing his residency at Naval Medical Center San Diego, Dr. Bongiovanni attended Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine. His clinical interests include musculoskeletal surgery. He accepts Blue Shield, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare insurance. Dr. Bongiovanni (or staff) speaks the following languages: Filipino and Spanish. Dr. Bongiovanni is affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Sports Health, Hip Problems, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,094
  • Medicare Cost: $1,211
Dr. Christopher S Pallia, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
230 Prospect Place; Suite 230
Coronado, CA
 

Dr. Christopher Pallia is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Pallia's clinical interests include arthroscopic surgery, sports health, and carpal tunnel syndrome. His professional affiliations include Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and Sharp HealthCare. Dr. Pallia is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He is accepting new patients. He obtained his medical school training at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement

All Interests: Sports Health, ACL Injury, Knee Pain, Sacroiliac Joint Injection, Neck Pain, Bursitis, Partial Knee ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2929 Health Center Drive
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Joseph Jankiewicz specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in San Diego, CA and Chula Vista, CA. Patient ratings for Dr. Jankiewicz average 3.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Jankiewicz include arthroscopic surgery, knee replacement, and arthritis. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Jankiewicz accepts. He studied medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Naval Medical Center San Diego. Dr. Jankiewicz has received professional recognition including the following: San Diego Super Doctors. Dr. Jankiewicz is affiliated with Sharp Rees-Stealy. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, hip resurfacing

All Interests: Sports Health, Reconstructive Surgery, MAKOplasty, Arthroscopic Surgery, Arthroplasty, Hip ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 28
  • Uninsured Cost: $5,154
  • Medicare Cost: $1,367
Dr. Damion Jay Valletta, DO
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
230 Prospect Place; Suite 340b
Coronado, CA
 

Dr. Damion Valletta is an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist in San Diego, CA and Coronado, CA. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His areas of expertise include the following: hip replacement, post-polio syndrome (PPS), and scoliosis. Dr. Valletta is professionally affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, Scripps Mercy Hospital, and Sharp HealthCare. After completing medical school at Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Valletta performed his residency at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo and St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, Cleveland. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HealthSmart, and more. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement

All Interests: Post-Polio Syndrome, Sports Health, Microsurgery, Scoliosis, Growth Problems, Back Problems, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
7485 Mission Valley Road; #103
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. James McClurg is a hand surgeon and orthopedist in San Diego, CA. His areas of expertise include the following: hip replacement, arthroscopic surgery, and growth problems. Dr. McClurg accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HealthSmart, and more. He attended medical school at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. He speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and Sharp HealthCare. Dr. McClurg welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement

All Interests: Sports Health, Osteoporosis, Growth Problems, Back Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Knee Surgery, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
7485 Mission Valley Road; Suite 103
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Roger Freeman's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. These areas are among Dr. Freeman's clinical interests: hip replacement, arthroscopic surgery, and knee replacement. He is affiliated with Sharp HealthCare. He attended the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Naval Medical Center San Diego. Patients rated Dr. Freeman highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Freeman has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement

All Interests: Sports Health, Arthroscopic Surgery, Arthroplasty, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Arthritis, Total Joint ... (Read more)

Dr. Mark Tabin McBride, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
8008 Frost Street; Suite 106
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Mark McBride practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in San Diego, CA. Dr. McBride's areas of clinical interest consist of arthroscopic surgery, knee replacement, and total joint replacement. Dr. McBride is professionally affiliated with Sharp Rees-Stealy. Dr. McBride studied medicine at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Dr. McBride trained at Naval Medical Center San Diego for residency. Dr. McBride is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. McBride welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, hip resurfacing

All Interests: Arthroscopic Surgery, Arthroplasty, Hip Resurfacing, Total Joint Replacement, Hip Replacement, Knee ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 13
  • Uninsured Cost: $5,468
  • Medicare Cost: $1,454
Dr. Steven N Copp, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Foot & Ankle Surgery
Scripps Clinic Mission Valley; 7425 Mission Valley Road
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Steven Copp specializes in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery and foot & ankle surgery. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Copp's areas of expertise include joint reconstruction. He is professionally affiliated with Scripps Clinic Torrey Pines and Scripps Green Hospital. He attended the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Copp is an in-network provider for Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: San Diego Super Doctors. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Ankle Problems, Musculoskeletal Surgery, Joint Reconstruction, Foot Problems

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 32
  • Uninsured Cost: $4,001
  • Medicare Cost: $1,476
Dr. Anthony Gerard Sanzone, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
4065 3rd Avenue; Suite 101
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Anthony Sanzone works as an orthopedic traumatologist and orthopedic reconstructive surgeon. The average patient rating for Dr. Sanzone is 3.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: knee replacement, bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and ACL injury. Dr. Sanzone is affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, Scripps Mercy Hospital, and Sharp HealthCare. Dr. Sanzone is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Workers' Compensation. He has an open panel. After attending Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Boston Medical Center. He has received the distinction of San Diego Super Doctors.

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Clinical Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, ACL Injury, Hip Problems, Knee Pain, Hip Arthroscopy, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 27
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,249
  • Medicare Cost: $1,211
Dr. Lester Randall Mohler, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
7485 Mission Valley Road; Suite 104a
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Lester Mohler sees patients in San Diego, CA. His medical specialties are hand surgery, orthopedics/orthopedic surgery, and sports medicine. His areas of expertise include hip replacement, arthroscopic surgery, and knee replacement. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. Dr. Mohler graduated from Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Mohler's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). His professional affiliations include Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement

All Interests: Sports Health, Microsurgery, Tendon Repair, Reconstructive Surgery, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. David G Levinsohn, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
7910 Frost Street; Suite 340
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. David Levinsohn is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He works in San Diego, CA. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. His areas of expertise include arthroscopic surgery, sports health, and carpal tunnel syndrome. Dr. Levinsohn is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Washington for residency. He is affiliated with Sharp HealthCare. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Levinsohn's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement

All Interests: Sports Health, Knee Ligament Injuries, ACL Injury, Hip Problems, Knee Pain, Bursitis, Tendon ... (Read more)

Dr. Jeremy Bell McCandless, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
230 Prospect Place; Suite 350
Coronado, CA
 

Dr. Jeremy McCandless' medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Utah. Areas of particular interest for Dr. McCandless include MAKoplasty. Dr. McCandless has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He is professionally affiliated with Sharp HealthCare. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical Interests: MAKOplasty

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 21
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,138
  • Medicare Cost: $952
Dr. Scott Taber Ball, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
200 W Arbor Drive; Mail Code 8201
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Scott Ball is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in San Diego, CA and La Jolla, CA. He takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. He is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. Dr. Ball has received the distinction of San Diego Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with VA San Diego Healthcare System (VASDHS).

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 53
  • Uninsured Cost: $6,005
  • Medicare Cost: $1,454
Dr. Anna Andranik Kulidjian, MS, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Surgical Oncology
200 W Arbor Drive; Department 8894
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Anna Kulidjian's areas of specialization are adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery); she sees patients in San Diego, CA. On average, patients gave her a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. She takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Kulidjian graduated from the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Kulidjian (or staff) is conversant in Armenian and Russian. Dr. Kulidjian is affiliated with VA San Diego Healthcare System (VASDHS).

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 18
  • Uninsured Cost: $6,005
  • Medicare Cost: $1,486

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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.