Finding Providers
loading

We found 19 providers matching arthroscopic surgery and who accept Gold Navigate 1500 near Fort Myers, FL.

Dr. George David Markovich, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
8350 Riverwalk Park Boulevard; Suite 1
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. George Markovich is a Fort Myers, FL physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Markovich has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He has indicated that his clinical interests include knee problems, foot problems, and shoulder problems. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Markovich takes. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Southern California (USC), Dr. Markovich attended medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 216
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,200
  • Medicare Cost: $163 - $742
No Photo
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2531 Cleveland Avenue; Suite 1
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Paul Richards is a specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Fort Myers, FL. Before performing his residency at Orlando Regional Medical Center, Dr. Richards attended the University of Florida College of Medicine for medical school. Dr. Richards is rated highly by his patients. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 12
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,139
  • Medicare Cost: $353
No Photo
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
12670 Creekside Lane; Suite 202
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Mark Farmer is an orthopedic surgeon. Patients gave Dr. Farmer an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Read more

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 154
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,620 - $2,899
  • Medicare Cost: $199 - $1,199
No Photo
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
15821 Hollyfern Court
Ft. Myers, FL
 

Dr. F. Shannon is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. Dr. Shannon's education and training includes medical school at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at Naval Medical Center San Diego and National Naval Medical Center. His clinical interests include arthroscopic surgery, hand problems, and wrist problems. He is an in-network provider 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 conversant in French.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

No Photo
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
8350 Riverwalk Park Boulevard; Suite 1
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. David Heligman practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Fort Myers, FL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Heligman include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and osteoporosis. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. 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 attended the University of Michigan Medical School and subsequently trained at Rush University Medical Center for residency. Dr. Heligman speaks Spanish. He welcomes new patients.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 167
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,200
  • Medicare Cost: $162 - $764
Dr. John Curry Kagan, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2745 Swamp Cabbage Court
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. John Kagan is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Fort Myers, FL. He is especially interested in arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. Dr. Kagan studied medicine at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine. He has received a 4.0 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. Kagan has received the distinction of Florida Super Doctors 2009 - Gulf Coast Edition.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 263
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,340 - $4,100
  • Medicare Cost: $146 - $1,211
No Photo
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
7331 College Pkw; #300
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Edward Humbert's medical specialty is adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. He is a graduate of Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. He trained at OhioHealth - Doctors Hospital for residency. Patients gave Dr. Humbert an average rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

Read more

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 60
  • Uninsured Cost: $715 - $769
  • Medicare Cost: $271 - $696
No Photo
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
8350 Riverwalk Park Boulevard; Suite 1
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. John Fifer specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in Fort Myers, FL. His average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Fifer 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. He attended medical school at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine.

Read more

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 64
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,200
  • Medicare Cost: $177 - $742
No Photo
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
8350 Riverwalk Park Boulevard; Suite 1
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Eduardo Gomez is a Fort Myers, FL physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Gomez attended medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine.

Read more

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 57
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,200
  • Medicare Cost: $165 - $718
No Photo
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2531 Cleveland Avenue; Suite 1
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Camilo Guzman's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. 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. He is a graduate of Pontifical Xavierian University Faculty of Medicine.

Read more

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 13
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,419
  • Medicare Cost: $536
No Photo
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
7331 College Parkway; Suite 300
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. James Bynum is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist in Fort Myers, FL. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bynum takes. Dr. Bynum attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine.

Read more

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 99
  • Uninsured Cost: $654 - $1,211
  • Medicare Cost: $162 - $1,211
No Photo
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2531 Cleveland Avenue; Suite 1
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Fletcher Reynolds, who practices in Fort Myers, FL, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. His areas of expertise include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). Dr. Reynolds honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is a graduate of Boston University School of Medicine.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 167
  • Uninsured Cost: $299 - $1,818
  • Medicare Cost: $94 - $1,212
No Photo
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
8710 College Pky
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Abbott Kagan is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. His areas of clinical interest consist of knee problems, shoulder problems, and hip problems. Dr. Kagan is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

No Photo
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
8710 College Parkway
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Todd Atkinson works as an orthopedic surgeon in Fort Myers, FL. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Atkinson studied medicine at Yale School of Medicine.

Read more

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 246
  • Uninsured Cost: $659 - $1,257
  • Medicare Cost: $175 - $1,034
No Photo
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
12670 Creekside Lane; Suite 202
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. John Mehalik specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine and practices in Fort Myers, FL. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Toledo College of Medicine.

Read more

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 180
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,511 - $2,839
  • Medicare Cost: $129 - $1,206
No Photo
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2531 Cleveland Avenue; Suite 1
Ft Myers, FL
 

Dr. Antonio Flores practices hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Flores is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine.

Read more

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 128
  • Uninsured Cost: $299 - $1,874
  • Medicare Cost: $199 - $1,212

Conditions / Treatments

Insurance

New Patients

Medicare Patient Age

Medicare Patient Conditions

Medicare Patient Ethnicity

Medicare Patient Gender

Medicare Patient Insurance Eligibility

Additional Information

Distinctions

Foreign Language

Online Communication

Patient Demographic

Certifications

Credentials

Fellowship

Medical School

Residency

Specialty

Years Since Graduation

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.