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Dr. Eddy Lewis Echols Jr., MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Sports Medicine
305 E Brandon Boulevard; Suite 101
Brandon, FL
 

Dr. Eddy Echols is an orthopedic reconstructive surgeon and sports medicine specialist in Brandon, FL, Sun City Center, FL, and Temple Terrace, FL. Dr. Echols's average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. He has indicated that his clinical interests include replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement) and musculoskeletal problems. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital, South Bay Hospital, and Brandon Regional Hospital. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare HSA. Before performing his residency at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Dr. Echols attended Meharry Medical College for medical school. Dr. Echols is conversant in Spanish.

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Clinical Interests: Hip Problems, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 69
  • Charge (avg.): $1,894 - $5,524
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $72 - $1,130
Dr. Timothy Michael Bradley, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
602 Vonderburg Drive; Suite 103
Brandon, FL
 

Dr. Timothy Bradley is a pediatric orthopedist. Clinical interests for Dr. Bradley include sports health. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Bradley's education and training includes medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. In addition to English, Dr. Bradley (or staff) speaks Spanish and French. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital, Brandon Regional Hospital, and St. Joseph's Women's Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , shoulder arthroscopy, elbow arthroscopy

All Interests: Sports Health, ACL Injury, Elbow Arthroscopy, Fractures, Ankle Problems, Hip Dysplasia, Bunion ... (Read more)

Dr. Scott Eric Goldsmith, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
615 Vonderburg Drive
Brandon, FL
 

Dr. Scott Goldsmith sees patients in Plant City, FL and Brandon, FL. His medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Goldsmith's areas of expertise include the following: knee problems, sports health, and carpal tunnel syndrome. He is professionally affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital, St. Joseph's Women's Hospital, and St. Joseph Children's Hospital. Before completing his residency at Lenox Hill Hospital, Dr. Goldsmith attended medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and the University of Michigan Medical School. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , shoulder arthroscopy

All Interests: Sports Health, Foot Surgery, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Implant Surgery, Shoulder Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ira Jay Guttentag, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2020 Town Center Boulevard
Brandon, FL
 

Dr. Ira Guttentag specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He studied medicine at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine. His areas of expertise include the following: sports health, total knee replacement, and knee arthroscopy. The average patient rating for Dr. Guttentag is 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Guttentag is affiliated with Florida Medical Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy

All Interests: Sports Health, Total Knee Replacement, Knee Arthroscopy, Shoulder Arthroscopy

Dr. Stuart Alan Goldsmith, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
615 Vonderburg Drive
Brandon, FL
 

Dr. Stuart Goldsmith's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Clinical interests for Dr. Goldsmith include knee problems, trigger point injections, and carpal tunnel syndrome. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) and a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center.

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Relevant Interests: , shoulder arthroscopy

All Interests: Sports Health, Auto Injuries, Foot Surgery, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Implant Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Brian C Domby, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2020 Town Center Boulevard
Brandon, FL
 

Dr. Brian Domby's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His areas of clinical interest consist of arthroscopic surgery, shoulder surgery, and sports health. Dr. Domby is affiliated with Florida Medical Clinic. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He graduated from East Carolina University, The Brody School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Meniscus Surgery, Sports Health, Shoulder Surgery, Arthroscopic Surgery, Joint Problems, Knee ... (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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