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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
4850 W Oakland Park Boulevard; Suite 201
Lauderdale Lakes, FL
 

Dr. Babak Sheikh's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He attended medical school at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. His training includes a residency program at Montefiore Medical Center. Dr. Sheikh's patients gave him an average rating of 2.0 out of 5 stars. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sheikh accepts. He has received distinctions including Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition and Florida Super Doctors. Dr. Sheikh (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, French, and Persian. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital West. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Sheikh's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Dr. Alan Stuart Routman, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
5601 N Dixie Highway; Suite 210
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Alan Routman specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University, Dr. Routman attended Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Dr. Routman speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Broward Health Imperial Point. Dr. Routman's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Hip Problems, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Lower Back Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Thomas Reilly, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
41 Compass Island
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Michael Reilly's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is conversant in Spanish. His areas of expertise include the following: arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. Dr. Reilly's hospital/clinic affiliations include Holy Cross Hospital, Broward Health Imperial Point, and Broward Health Medical Center. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. On average, patients gave Dr. Reilly a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Dr. Dominic Suarez Carreira, MD
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
300 Se 17th Street; Floor 1
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Dominic Carreira's areas of specialization are foot & ankle surgery, orthopedics/orthopedic surgery, and sports medicine; he sees patients in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Dr. Carreira attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. For his professional training, Dr. Carreira completed a residency program at Rush University Medical Center. His clinical interests include foot problems, ankle problems, and hip problems. Patient ratings for Dr. Carreira average 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Carreira accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Boca Raton Super Doctors. Dr. Carreira (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, French, and Haitian Creole. He is professionally affiliated with Broward Health.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Arthroscopic Surgery, Ankle Problems, Foot Problems, Hip Problems

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2830 E Oakland Park Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Anthony Schiuma, who practices in Fort Lauderdale, FL, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Schiuma average 5.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include knee problems, spine problems, and shoulder problems. Dr. Schiuma takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. For his residency, Dr. Schiuma trained at Kings County Hospital Center. He speaks Italian. Dr. Schiuma is affiliated with Broward Health Imperial Point.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Spine Problems, Hip Problems, Disabilities

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1212 E Broward Boulevard; Suite 300
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Domingo Delgado-Garcia works as an orthopedist in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Clinical interests for Dr. Delgado-Garcia include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. Dr. Delgado-Garcia honors 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: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
5597 N Dixie Highway
Oakland Park, FL
 

Dr. Verano Hermida is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Oakland Park, FL and Fort Lauderdale, FL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hermida include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. Dr. Hermida's patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hermida accepts. He studied medicine at Temple University School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Dr. Kevin B Shrock, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1414 Se 3rd Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Kevin Shrock specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Shrock's clinical interests include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and osteoporosis. 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. He studied medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Shrock is professionally affiliated with Broward Health Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Dr. Daniel Ryan Kanell, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
789 S Federal Highway; Suite 106
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Daniel Kanell practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He is affiliated with Broward Health Imperial Point. Dr. Kanell is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kanell honors. He has received distinctions including Boca Raton Super Doctors; South Florida Super Doctors; and Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 129
  • Charge (avg.): $1,519 - $1,739
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $296 - $737

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4725 N Federal Highway
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Martin Roche practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Fort Lauderdale, FL and Oakland Park, FL. He is especially interested in knee problems. Dr. Roche's average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Boca Raton Super Doctors and South Florida Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Osteoporosis, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Arthritis, Replacement ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 11
  • Charge (avg.): $1,517
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $740

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4800 North Federal Highway; 3rd Floor
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Kevin Kessler is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Fort Lauderdale, FL. His average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Kessler accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Broward Health Imperial Point.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 25
  • Charge (avg.): $4,000
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $432 - $481
Dr. Jonathan Chad Levy, MD
Specializes in Other
5597 N Dixie Highway
Oakland Park, FL
 

Dr. Jonathan Levy has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. In his practice, he is particularly interested in shoulder problems and elbow problems. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Levy accepts. Dr. Levy attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Miami for residency. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 113
  • Charge (avg.): $1,678 - $2,965
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $199 - $1,212

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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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