We found 16 providers matching knee replacement and who accept Blue Shield of California HMO near San Mateo, CA.

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Dr. Todd Soung Kim, MD
Specializes in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1501 Trousdale Drive
Burlingame, CA
 

Dr. Todd Kim works as an orthopedist and osteopathic manipulative medicine specialist in Burlingame, CA. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Kim's areas of expertise consist of foot problems, shoulder problems, and elbow problems. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC). He attended medical school at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) for his residency. Patient ratings for Dr. Kim average 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Kim is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. His 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 works as an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist in Burlingame, CA. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. His areas of expertise include the following: arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. Dr. Abeyta's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF). He honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. He welcomes new patients. Dr. Abeyta obtained his medical school training at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He is conversant in Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , partial knee replacement

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Elbow Arthroscopy, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, PCL ... (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 orthopedist and sports medicine specialist in Palo Alto, CA and San Carlos, CA. He attended medical school at Brown University, Alpert Medical School. In his practice, Dr. Chen focuses on sports health and orthopedic surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Chen average 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Chen speaks Mandarin. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Chen has an open panel.

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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's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Hartford's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: knee replacement, orthopedic surgery, and hip resurfacing. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Washington Hospital Healthcare System, and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Hartford is accepting new patients. He attended Dartmouth Medical School and subsequently trained at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , knee replacement

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

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. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Lannin include orthopedic surgery. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lannin honors. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Minnesota Medical School and performed his residency at Minneapolis VA Health Care System. Dr. Lannin's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , partial knee replacement

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

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 medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He has a special interest in sports health and orthopedic surgery. Dr. Hazelrig is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. Dr. Hazelrig trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) for his residency. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and Mills-Peninsula Medical Group (MPMG). He is accepting new patients.

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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

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 35
  • Charge (avg.): $7,088
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,749
Dr. Dennis C Park, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
77 N. San Mateo Drive; Suite 1
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Dennis Park is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Park include sports health and orthopedic surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and Mills-Peninsula Medical Group (MPMG). He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and more. He is open to new patients. He attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , partial knee replacement

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Knee Arthritis, Radial Head Replacement, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Elbow ... (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. His areas of expertise include the following: knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). On average, patients gave Dr. Detch a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Detch 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). In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and VA Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS). He is accepting 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

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 19
  • Charge (avg.): $5,121
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,517
Dr. Akira Yamamoto, MD
Specializes in Trauma Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1680 S Norfolk Street
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Akira Yamamoto, who practices in Mountain View, CA and San Mateo, CA, is a medical specialist in trauma surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Yamamoto average 4.5 stars out of 5. In his practice, Dr. Yamamoto focuses on orthopedic surgery. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Yamamoto accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. He welcomes new patients. He obtained his medical school training at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Yamamoto is conversant in Japanese.

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Relevant Interests: , knee replacement, partial knee replacement

All Interests: Radial Head Replacement, Foot Surgery, Partial Knee Replacement, Fractures, Osteomyelitis, Pelvic ... (Read more)

Dr. Alberto Antonio Bolanos, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
100 South San Mateo Drive; Suite 424, Orthopedic Institute of The Bay Area
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Alberto Bolanos is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in San Mateo, CA. He obtained his medical school training at Stanford University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center. In his practice, Dr. Bolanos focuses on orthopedic surgery. On average, patients gave Dr. Bolanos a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Bolanos's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Seton Medical Center, and Brown & Toland Physicians. He is open to new patients.

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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

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 23
  • Charge (avg.): $1,797
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,743
Dr. Jeffrey M Schubiner, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1720 El Camino Real; Suite 116
Burlingame, CA
 

Dr. Jeffrey Schubiner practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Burlingame, CA. Clinical interests for Dr. Schubiner include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Schubiner honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He attended the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and the University of Michigan Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center. Dr. Schubiner's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Seton Medical Center, and Brown & Toland Physicians. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , partial knee replacement, total knee replacement

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Knee Arthritis, Sports Health, Knee Pain, Elbow Arthroscopy, Elbow Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard L Florio, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
50 S San Mateo Drive; Suite 480
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Richard Florio sees patients in San Mateo, CA and Burlingame, CA. His medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Florio include orthopedic surgery. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Florio honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. Before completing his residency at National Naval Medical Center, Dr. Florio attended medical school at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine. Dr. Florio's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF). He is accepting new patients.

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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

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 11
  • Charge (avg.): $4,521
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $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 an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist. Patients gave Dr. Lo an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of clinical interest consist of sports health and orthopedic surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Seton Medical Center. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients. Dr. Lo is a graduate of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) for residency. Dr. Lo is conversant in Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , knee replacement, partial knee replacement

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

Dr. William Joseph Maloney III, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
450 Broadway Street, Pavilion A; 1st Floor Mc 6110
Redwood City, CA
 

Dr. William Maloney is an orthopedic reconstructive surgeon. Dr. Maloney takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Valley Health Plan, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons for medical school, he completed his residency training at Stanford University Medical Center. He has received professional recognition including the following: San Francisco Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 22
  • Charge (avg.): $10,295
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,787
Dr. Dirk Ross Diefendorf, MD
Specializes in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
100 S. Ellsworth Avenue; Suite 607
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Dirk Diefendorf, who practices in San Mateo, CA, is a medical specialist in osteopathic manipulative medicine, orthopedics/orthopedic surgery, and sports medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Diefendorf is especially interested in sports health and orthopedic surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and Mills-Peninsula Medical Group (MPMG). He is a graduate of Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Southern California (USC) for his residency. Dr. Diefendorf's average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and more. Dr. Diefendorf is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , partial knee replacement

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Knee Arthritis, Radial Head Replacement, Elbow Pain, Sports Health, ACL Injury, ... (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 medicine physician. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Mills-Peninsula Health Services, and Mills-Peninsula Medical Group (MPMG). Dr. Young is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and more. He has an open panel.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 36
  • Charge (avg.): $989
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $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.

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