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We found 20 providers matching replacement arthroplasty and who accept BlueCare Everyday Health 1498 near Fort Myers, FL.

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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 is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. In his practice, he is particularly interested in knee problems, foot problems, and shoulder problems. Dr. Markovich obtained his medical school training at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Southern California (USC). He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Markovich takes 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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Clinical Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Ankle Problems, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 97
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,242 - $4,486
  • Medicare Cost: $1,630 - $1,750
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Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2531 Cleveland Avenue; Suite 1
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Paul Richards is a hand surgeon and orthopedist in Fort Myers, FL. 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, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Before completing his residency at Orlando Regional Medical Center, Dr. Richards attended medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement)

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

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

Dr. David Heligman works as an orthopedic surgeon. On average, patients gave Dr. Heligman a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and osteoporosis. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients. After completing medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School, he performed his residency at Rush University Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Heligman speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), minimally invasive hip replacement, minimally invasive knee replacement

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 19
  • Uninsured Cost: $4,400
  • Medicare Cost: $1,666
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
12670 Creekside Lane; Suite 202
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Mark Farmer specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Farmer attended Georgetown University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. 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

  • Medicare Volume: 33
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,821 - $4,161
  • Medicare Cost: $1,627 - $1,746
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2745 Swamp Cabbage Court
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. John Kagan's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He attended medical school at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine. These areas are among Dr. Kagan's clinical interests: arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kagan takes. He has received the distinction of Florida Super Doctors 2009 - Gulf Coast Edition.

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Relevant Interests: , replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement)

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 198
  • Uninsured Cost: $4,733 - $6,727
  • Medicare Cost: $1,588 - $2,166
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
8350 Riverwalk Park Boulevard; Suite 1
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. John Fifer is a Fort Myers, FL physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Fifer graduated from the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine. He is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Fifer takes.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 81
  • Uninsured Cost: $4,400
  • Medicare Cost: $1,627 - $1,736
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
8350 Riverwalk Park Boulevard; Suite 1
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Eduardo Gomez's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He attended medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Gomez is 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, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 32
  • Uninsured Cost: $4,400
  • Medicare Cost: $1,635 - $1,736
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
7331 College Parkway; Suite 300
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. James Bynum's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports 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. Dr. Bynum attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 13
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,219
  • Medicare Cost: $1,194
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2531 Cleveland Avenue; Suite 1
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Fletcher Reynolds' specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Reynolds's areas of expertise include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He graduated from Boston University School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement)

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 75
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,436 - $2,604
  • Medicare Cost: $1,639 - $1,740
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2531 Cleveland Avenue; Suite 1
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Camilo Guzman, who practices in Fort Myers, FL, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He graduated from Pontifical Xavierian University Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Guzman accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 51
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,119 - $4,189
  • Medicare Cost: $1,258 - $1,630
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
8710 College Pky
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Abbott Kagan is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Fort Myers, FL and Cape Coral, FL. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. He has indicated that his clinical interests include knee problems, shoulder problems, and hip problems. Dr. Kagan is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Kagan attended medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement)

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 54
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,981 - $2,168
  • Medicare Cost: $1,627 - $1,741
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
8710 College Parkway
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Todd Atkinson specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in Fort Myers, FL. He attended medical school at Yale School of Medicine. Patient reviews placed Dr. Atkinson 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.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 32
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,000
  • Medicare Cost: $1,531
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
7331 College Parkway; Suite 300
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. David Eichten is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. 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.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 211
  • Uninsured Cost: $411 - $1,292
  • Medicare Cost: $310 - $1,081
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
12670 Creekside Lane; Suite 202
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. John Mehalik's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Mehalik honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He studied medicine at the University of Toledo College of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 13
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,970
  • Medicare Cost: $1,648
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3210 Cleveland Avenue; Suite 100
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Michael Jugan's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His average patient rating is 4.0 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, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Jugan is a graduate of Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Wayne State University School of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 51
  • Uninsured Cost: $5,981 - $6,260
  • Medicare Cost: $1,627 - $1,764
Dr. Peter Joseph Curcione, DO
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3210 Cleveland Ave; Fort
Myers, FL
 

Dr. Peter Curcione practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Curcione takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 92
  • Uninsured Cost: $4,995 - $6,260
  • Medicare Cost: $1,349 - $1,736

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What is Joint Replacement?

Joint replacement, sometimes also called arthroplasty, is an option when a joint becomes severely damaged by disease or injury. The damaged cartilage of the joint is surgically removed, the ends of the bones in the joint are resurfaced, and a prosthetic is installed. Most prosthetic joints are made of a metal piece that fits into a plastic sleeve so that they glide smoothly. A joint replacement increases stability in the damaged area and decreases pain. The hip and knee are the two joints most commonly replaced, but joint replacement can also be performed on the ankle, shoulder, elbow and even fingers.

Although joint replacement is one of the safest and most reliable medical procedures available, it is still a major surgical procedure. All surgical procedures carry risks, such as infection or blood clots. For this reason, doctors try to help their patients avoid surgery for as long as they can. Taking arthritis medications, losing weight, avoiding high impact sports such as running, taking supplements such as glucosamine or chondroitin, or having joint injections may allow a patient to enjoy life without the need for surgery.

After having joint replacement surgery, expect some pain the first few days as you recover. Physical therapy is an important part of recovery, and it can decrease complications and increase your future mobility. As soon as possible, returning to low impact sports such as swimming, walking or biking can stretch and heal your new joint. A prosthetic joint can last 15 - 20 years and cannot be further damaged by degenerative diseases such as arthritis, so once it is done you should be pain-free for many years.