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We found 6 providers matching knee replacement and who accept MultiPlan near San Carlos, CA.

Dr. Colin L Eakin, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Colin Eakin's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine; he sees patients in Palo Alto, CA. He has a special interest in musculoskeletal surgery. On average, patients gave Dr. Eakin a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine, Dr. Eakin completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , knee replacement

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

Dr. Warren D King, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Warren King, who practices in Palo Alto, CA, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Areas of particular interest for Dr. King include musculoskeletal surgery. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine. Dr. King completed his residency training at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Eden Medical Center, and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. King's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , partial knee replacement

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

Dr. Frank S Chen, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
301 Industrial Road; Level 1
San Carlos, CA
 

Dr. Frank Chen is an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist. He is especially interested in sports health and musculoskeletal surgery. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Chen honors several insurance carriers, including Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO. Dr. Chen studied medicine at Brown University, Alpert Medical School. He is conversant in Mandarin. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Chen's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , knee replacement

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

Dr. James M Hartford, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
301 Industrial Road; Level 1
San Carlos, CA
 

Dr. James Hartford is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. In his practice, he is particularly interested in knee replacement and hip resurfacing. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hartford accepts. He attended medical school at Dartmouth Medical School. For his professional training, Dr. Hartford completed a residency program at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Washington Hospital Healthcare System, and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , knee replacement

All Interests: Hip Resurfacing, Musculoskeletal Surgery, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 47
  • Uninsured Cost: $5,897
  • Medicare Cost: $1,747
Dr. John Vincent Lannin, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
301 Industrial Road; Level 1
San Carlos, CA
 

Dr. John Lannin's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He attended the University of Minnesota Medical School and subsequently trained at Minneapolis VA Health Care System for residency. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Lannin include musculoskeletal surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Lannin is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Lannin accepts Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , partial knee replacement

All Interests: Partial Knee Replacement, Hip Resurfacing, Musculoskeletal Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 77
  • Uninsured Cost: $5,971
  • Medicare Cost: $1,775
Dr. Richard Lewis Florio, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
100 S Elswroth; 6th Floor
San Mateo, 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

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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.