We found 8 providers matching arthroscopic surgery and who accept Aetna HealthFund HMO near Santa Rosa, CA.

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Dr. Robert Alan Harf, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
500 Doyle Park Drive; Suite 106b
Santa Rosa, CA
 

Dr. Robert Harf works as a spine surgeon and orthopedist. Dr. Harf has a special interest in orthopedic surgery. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans. After attending Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, and Long Island Jewish Medical Center. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Harf is affiliated with Sutter Pacific Community Provider Network and Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital. Dr. Harf is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , wrist arthroscopy, knee arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy, elbow arthroscopy

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Radial Head Replacement, Kyphoplasty, Sports Health, Hand Fracture, Elbow ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Brian Haimson, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3883 Airway Drive; #165
Santa Rosa, CA
 

Dr. Robert Haimson's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Before completing his residency at Stanford University Medical Center, Dr. Haimson attended medical school at Stanford University School of Medicine. He is rated highly by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. Dr. Haimson's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Pacific Community Provider Network, and Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 11
  • Charge (avg.): $1,676
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $466
Dr. Geoffrey Stuart Tompkins, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
208 Concourse Boulevard; #1
Santa Rosa, CA
 

Dr. Geoffrey Tompkins is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Tompkins's areas of clinical interest consist of partial knee replacement and orthopedic surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Pacific Community Provider Network and Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital. He is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. Dr. Tompkins trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of North Carolina (UNC) for his residency. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans. Dr. Tompkins has an open panel.

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Clinical Interests: Meniscus Repair, Hip Problems, Tendon Repair, Shoulder Problems, Shoulder Replacement, Partial Knee ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 15
  • Charge (avg.): $609
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $410
Dr. Michael William Grafe, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
208 Concourse Boulevard; #1
Santa Rosa, CA
 

Dr. Michael Grafe is an orthopedic surgeon in Santa Rosa, CA. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Pacific Community Provider Network and Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital. After attending Boston University School of Medicine, Dr. Grafe completed his residency training at Stanford University Medical Center. His average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Grafe takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Dr. Kevin Karlye Howe, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
208 Concourse Boulevard; Suite 1
Santa Rosa, CA
 

Dr. Kevin Howe works as an orthopedist. His areas of expertise include orthopedic surgery. His professional affiliations include Sutter Pacific Community Provider Network and Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital. Dr. Howe takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. He attended the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , hip arthroscopy

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Prosthetics, Knee Arthritis, Sports Health, Hip Pain, Knee Pain, PCL ... (Read more)

Dr. Kent Estes Yinger, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
208 Concourse Boulevard; #1
Santa Rosa, CA
 

Dr. Kent Yinger's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Pacific Community Provider Network and Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital. Dr. Yinger is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans. He has an open panel. He attended the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis. He speaks Spanish.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 68
  • Charge (avg.): $811 - $1,887
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $175 - $1,090
Dr. Dominic J Mintalucci, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1405 Montgomery Drive
Santa Rosa, CA
 

Dr. Dominic Mintalucci is a hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Santa Rosa, CA. Dr. Mintalucci is especially interested in orthopedic surgery. He is affiliated with Sutter Pacific Community Provider Network and Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital. He is a graduate of George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Mintalucci trained at Monmouth Medical Center for his residency. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , wrist arthroscopy

All Interests: Radial Head Replacement, Elbow Pain, Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Hand Fracture, Tendonitis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Neema Pourtaheri, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1405 Montgomery Drive
Santa Rosa, CA
 

Dr. Neema Pourtaheri, who practices in Santa Rosa, CA and Petaluma, CA, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Pourtaheri include sports health, orthopedic surgery, and shoulder arthroscopy. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine. Dr. Pourtaheri's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Seton Hall University. He is affiliated with Sutter Pacific Community Provider Network. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , shoulder arthroscopy, elbow arthroscopy

All Interests: Sports Health, Elbow Arthroscopy, Elbow Surgery, Shoulder Surgery, Shoulder Arthroscopy, Minimally ... (Read more)

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What is Arthroscopic Surgery?

Arthroscopic surgery is a kind of minimally invasive joint surgery that can be used to both diagnose and treat problems within a joint. It is most commonly performed by orthopedic surgeons on six main joints: the knee, hip, shoulder, elbow, ankle, and wrist. Arthroscopy uses very small incisions, so recovery is generally quicker and the risk of infection is lower than with traditional joint surgery.

Arthroscopic surgery consists of two separate procedures. The first part, where the joint is examined and any problems are diagnosed, is called arthroscopy. If surgery is performed at the same time, it is called arthroscopic surgery. Because the two procedures take place together, sometimes these terms are used interchangeably.

During arthroscopic surgery, a small incision is made and a thin probe the width of a toothpick is inserted directly into the center of the affected joint. This probe contains a camera and fiber optic lights to illuminate the joint space. The surgeon can then look at the joint, make a diagnosis, and decide if the problem can be treated. If it can, two more small incisions will be made, and narrow tubes with tiny instruments at the tip will be inserted into the joint along with the camera. The surgeon uses the camera to guide the operation within the joint. Then all of the instruments and tubes are removed, the incisions are bandaged, and the patient can recover.

Arthroscopic surgery is not appropriate for every joint disorder, but it can be used to treat a number of them, including:
  • Inflammation of the joint, for example, synovitis or arthritis
  • Injuries, such as rotator cuff tears, ACL tears, or a torn meniscus in the knee
  • Bone spurs
  • Infections
  • Scar tissue within the joint

When more conservative treatment methods are not able to control pain in a joint any longer, arthroscopy is often the next step to examine and treat joint problems.
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