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We found 8 providers matching arthroscopic surgery and who accept United Healthcare Bronze HMO near Bradenton, FL.

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Dr. Daniel Leon Milam III, DO
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
528 48th Street Court E
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. Daniel Milam is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His clinical interests encompass ACL injury. Dr. Milam is professionally affiliated with South Bay Hospital. Before performing his residency at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Michigan State University (MSU), Dr. Milam attended A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO.

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All Interests: Meniscus Repair, ACL Injury, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Patrick J Grablin, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
530 5th Street E
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. Patrick Grablin is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Grablin's clinical interests include knee problems, foot problems, and arthroscopic surgery. Before performing his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Dr. Grablin attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Grablin takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
6015 Pointe West Boulevard
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. Steven Schafer, who practices in Bradenton, FL, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Schafer's areas of expertise include arthroscopic surgery and sports health. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. After completing medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School, he performed his residency at the University of Missouri Health System.

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All Interests: Sports Health, Arthroscopic Surgery

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 34
  • Uninsured Cost: $375 - $2,248
  • Medicare Cost: $186 - $1,130
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
6015 Pointe West Boulevard
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. Avinash Kumar is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. These areas are among his clinical interests: arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and arthritis. After completing medical school at Emory University School of Medicine, Dr. Kumar performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Tufts University. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Kumar has an open panel.

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All Interests: Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Arthritis, Shoulder Replacement, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 126
  • Uninsured Cost: $375 - $2,248
  • Medicare Cost: $186 - $1,121
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
6015 Pointe West Boulevard
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. John Ayres specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in Bradenton, FL. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Ayres is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. After completing medical school at State University of New York (SUNY) and the University of Florida College of Medicine, he performed his residency at Shands HealthCare.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 17
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,413
  • Medicare Cost: $585
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
6015 Pointe West Boulevard
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. Daniel Lamar works as an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist. Patient ratings for Dr. Lamar average 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Lamar is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended medical school at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 39
  • Uninsured Cost: $189 - $1,184
  • Medicare Cost: $92 - $592
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
6015 Pointe West Boulevard
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. Arthur Valadie is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Valadie honors. Dr. Valadie studied medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 79
  • Uninsured Cost: $375 - $2,248
  • Medicare Cost: $186 - $1,130
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Specializes in Surgery
6015 Pointe West Boulevard
Bradenton, FL
 

Ms. Melinda Jeter practices surgery. She takes several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 67
  • Uninsured Cost: $360 - $1,671
  • Medicare Cost: $25 - $154

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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.