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

Dr. George Markovich practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Fort Myers, FL. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Markovich include knee problems, foot problems, and shoulder problems. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Markovich accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Southern California (USC). He is conversant in Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 216
  • Charge (avg.): $2,200
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $163 - $742

Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
7331 College Parkway; Suite 300
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Edward Humbert is an adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery specialist in Fort Myers, FL. Before performing his residency at OhioHealth - Doctors Hospital, Dr. Humbert attended Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school. Dr. Humbert's average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. He 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.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 60
  • Charge (avg.): $715 - $769
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $271 - $696

Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2531 Cleveland Avenue; Suite 1
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. P. Richards' medical specialty is hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. After attending the University of Florida College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Orlando Regional Medical Center. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Richards 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.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
15821 Hollyfern Court
Ft. Myers, FL
 

Dr. F. Shannon's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Shannon include arthroscopic surgery, hand problems, and wrist problems. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Naval Medical Center San Diego and National Naval Medical Center, Dr. Shannon attended medical school at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. He speaks French.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
8350 Riverwalk Park Boulevard; Suite 1
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. David Heligman is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Fort Myers, FL. Dr. Heligman has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Clinical interests for Dr. Heligman include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and osteoporosis. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. After completing medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School, he performed his residency at Rush University Medical Center. Dr. Heligman speaks Spanish. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
8710 College Pky
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Abbott Kagan is an orthopedist. In his practice, Dr. Kagan focuses on knee problems, shoulder problems, and hip problems. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Kagan 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. Dr. Kagan is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2745 Swamp Cabbage Court
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. John Kagan's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He graduated from the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine. Dr. Kagan's areas of expertise include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Kagan has received the distinction of Florida Super Doctors 2009 - Gulf Coast Edition.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 263
  • Charge (avg.): $1,340 - $4,100
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $146 - $1,211

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2531 Cleveland Avenue; Suite 1
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Camilo Guzman's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Pontifical Xavierian University Faculty of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 13
  • Charge (avg.): $1,419
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $536

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2531 Cleveland Avenue; Suite 1
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Fletcher Reynolds sees patients in Fort Myers, FL. His medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His areas of expertise include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Reynolds accepts 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 Boston University School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 167
  • Charge (avg.): $299 - $1,818
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $94 - $1,212

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
8710 College Parkway
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Todd Atkinson's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Atkinson graduated from Yale School of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 246
  • Charge (avg.): $659 - $1,257
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $175 - $1,034
Dr. James Alton Bynum, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
7331 College Parkway; Suite 300
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. James Bynum is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Fort Myers, FL. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 99
  • Charge (avg.): $654 - $1,211
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $162 - $1,211

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
15821 Hollyfern Court
Ft. Myers, FL
 

Dr. John Churchill is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Pain, Metabolic Bone Diseases, Sports Health, Tumor, Hip Problems, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2531 Cleveland Avenue; Suite 1
Ft Myers, FL
 

Dr. Antonio Flores specializes in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Flores attended medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 128
  • Charge (avg.): $299 - $1,874
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $199 - $1,212

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2531 Cleveland Avenue; Suite 1
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Charles Springer's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Springer is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Temple University School of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 68
  • Charge (avg.): $836 - $1,129
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $91 - $525

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
8350 Riverwalk Park Boulevard; Suite 1
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Robert Follweiler practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Follweiler is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended medical school at A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 174
  • Charge (avg.): $2,000 - $2,200
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $147 - $1,212

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3210 Cleveland Ave; Fort
Myers, FL
 

Dr. Peter Curcione is an orthopedic surgeon. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Curcione accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He graduated from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

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  • Volume: 48
  • Charge (avg.): $1,309 - $4,100
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $199 - $1,190

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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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