We found 22 providers matching knee replacement and who accept Great-West Healthcare near New Haven, CT.

Dr. Christopher James Mattern, MBA, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
789 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. Christopher Mattern's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Mattern has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Anthem, Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), and ConnectiCare are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mattern accepts. He obtained his medical school training at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and performed his residency at Hospital for Special Surgery. Dr. Mattern (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin, Korean, and Spanish. Dr. Mattern's hospital/clinic affiliations include White Plains Hospital, WESTMED Medical Group, and Greenwich Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , knee replacement

All Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Replacement, Arthroscopic Surgery, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 18
  • Charge (avg.): $4,471
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,699
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Dr. Joseph Michael Bellapianta, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
789 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. Joseph Bellapianta works as an orthopedist. In his practice, he is particularly interested in minimally invasive surgery, bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and hand surgery procedures. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Bellapianta is a graduate of Albany Medical College. He trained at Albany Medical Center for his residency. Dr. Bellapianta has received the distinction of New York Rising Stars. His professional affiliations include Clara Maass Medical Center and Yale New Haven Health System. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , total knee replacement

All Interests: Sports Health, ACL Injury, Total Hip Replacement, Fractures, Total Knee Replacement, Arthroscopic ... (Read more)

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Dr. Young-Don Don Oh, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
789 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. Young Oh's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is an in-network provider for Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), ConnectiCare, and POMCO, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Oh (or staff) speaks Korean and Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include White Plains Hospital, WESTMED Medical Group, and Greenwich Hospital. Dr. Oh welcomes new patients.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 20
  • Charge (avg.): $4,694
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,816
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Dr. David Brandon Cohen, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
789 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. David Cohen is an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist in Hamden, CT, New Haven, CT, and Orange, CT. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. These areas are among Dr. Cohen's clinical interests: knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). He is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. He takes Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Cohen welcomes new patients. He obtained his medical school training at Brown University, Alpert Medical School and Dartmouth Medical School and performed his residency at Hospital for Special Surgery. In addition to English, Dr. Cohen (or staff) speaks Spanish and French.

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Relevant Interests: , knee replacement

All Interests: Sports Health, ACL Injury, Tendonitis, Elbow Problems, Elbow Surgery, Shoulder Problems, Shoulder ... (Read more)

Dr. Joseph C Wu, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
789 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. Joseph Wu practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Wu's clinical interests encompass arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, ConnectiCare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. After attending State University of New York (SUNY) for medical school, he completed his residency training at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Dr. Wu speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin, Cantonese, and Shanghainese. He is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , knee replacement

All Interests: Sports Health, Tendonitis, Osteoporosis, Foot Surgery, Elbow Problems, Closed Reduction, Shoulder ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 13
  • Charge (avg.): $7,120
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,598
Dr. Rowland Brook Mayor, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
60 Temple Street; Suite 3b
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. Rowland Mayor's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine; he sees patients in Hamden, CT, New Haven, CT, and Branford, CT. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Mayor takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and performed his residency at Montefiore Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. Dr. Mayor welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , knee replacement

All Interests: Tendonitis, Osteoporosis, Elbow Problems, Closed Reduction, Fractures, Knee Problems, Ankle ... (Read more)

Dr. Mary Irene OConnor, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
800 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. Mary O'Connor's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. O'Connor has a special interest in knee problems, hip replacement, and knee replacement. She is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Compass, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Her education and training includes medical school at Yale School of Medicine and MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and residency at Mayo Clinic. Dr. O'Connor is professionally affiliated with St. Luke's Hospital and Yale New Haven Health System. She has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , knee replacement

All Interests: Hip Problems, Knee Problems, Arthroplasty, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement

Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
789 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. Henry Backe practices hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Stratford, CT, Shelton, CT, and New Haven, CT. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Backe honors. Before completing his residency at Temple University Hospital, Dr. Backe attended medical school at Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. Backe (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Italian. He is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. Dr. Backe has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , knee replacement

All Interests: Pain, Sports Health, Tumor, Tendonitis, Hip Problems, Osteoporosis, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
789 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. David Bindelglass' specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Bindelglass's areas of expertise include hip replacement, arthritis surgery, and bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. He is affiliated with Bridgeport Hospital. He graduated from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. His medical residency was performed at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and New York Orthopaedic Hospital. He accepts Anthem, ConnectiCare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Bindelglass is open to new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Revision Surgery, Fractures, Arthritis, Total Joint ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 76
  • Charge (avg.): $7,119
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,799
Dr. John M Aversa, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
789 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. John Aversa is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Hamden, CT, Wallingford, CT, and New Haven, CT. These areas are among his clinical interests: hip replacement, arthroscopic surgery, and knee replacement. Dr. Aversa's average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and a graduate of Yale-New Haven Hospital's residency program. He is professionally affiliated with Griffin Hospital and Yale New Haven Health System. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Aversa's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , knee replacement

All Interests: Tendonitis, Bursitis, Shoulder Surgery, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Knee Surgery, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 13
  • Charge (avg.): $3,231
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $797

Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Sports Medicine
789 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. Frank Difazio sees patients in Stamford, CT and New Haven, CT. His medical specialties are orthopedic trauma and sports medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Difazio average 3.5 stars out of 5. He is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Vermont College of Medicine and residency at Medical Center Hospital of Vermont.

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Relevant Interests: , total knee replacement

All Interests: Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Tendonitis, Osteoporosis, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Closed Reduction, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
789 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. Shirvinda Wijesekera's areas of specialization are spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. Dr. Wijesekera is an in-network provider for Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients. He is a graduate of Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Wijesekera trained at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center for his residency.

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Relevant Interests: , knee replacement

All Interests: Tendonitis, Osteoporosis, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Spinal Trauma, Arthritis, Orthopedic ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
789 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. Christopher Lynch is a specialist in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. He works in Hamden, CT, Branford, CT, and Milford, CT. Areas of expertise for Dr. Lynch include hip replacement, arthroscopic surgery, and knee replacement. He is affiliated with Griffin Hospital and Yale New Haven Health System. Dr. Lynch graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Maryland for residency. Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lynch takes. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Lynch's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , knee replacement

All Interests: Tendonitis, Reconstructive Surgery, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Knee Surgery, Musculoskeletal ... (Read more)

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
800 Howard Avenue; Yale Physicians Bldg - 1st Floor
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. Kristaps Keggi is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include hip replacement, knee problems, and knee replacement. Dr. Keggi takes Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Yale School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Yale-New Haven Hospital for residency. Dr. Keggi (or staff) speaks Latvian, German, and French. He is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , knee replacement

All Interests: Hip Problems, Knee Problems, Musculoskeletal Problems, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Arthritis, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
789 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. Norman Kaplan works as an orthopedist. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Kaplan's professional affiliations include Griffin Hospital and Yale New Haven Health System. He honors Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Kaplan welcomes new patients. He is a graduate of New York Medical College. His medical residency was performed at Yale-New Haven Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , knee replacement

All Interests: Knee Problems, Knee Arthroscopy, Shoulder Arthroscopy, Arthritis, Total Joint Replacement, Sports ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 12
  • Charge (avg.): $4,500
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,188
Dr. Brian Francis Kavanagh, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
789 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. Brian Kavanagh is an orthopedic surgeon. He takes several insurance carriers, including Great-West Healthcare, ConnectiCare, and Cigna. After completing medical school at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Mayo Clinic. In addition to English, Dr. Kavanagh speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , knee replacement

All Interests: Hip Fracture Surgery, Revision Arthroplasty, Minimally Invasive Knee Surgery, Minimally Invasive ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 86
  • Charge (avg.): $2,096
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,591

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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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