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Dr. Scott Leroy Myers, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
1600 Sw Archer Road; Suite 3341
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Scott Myers is an adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery specialist in Gainesville, FL. In his practice, he is particularly interested in hip replacement and partial knee replacement. He is affiliated with the University of Florida Health (UF Health) and North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System. Dr. Myers takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He is accepting new patients. He graduated from the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Myers trained at Carolinas Medical Center. He has received professional recognition including the following: Wesley W. Wood Professorship.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, knee replacement, partial knee replacement

All Interests: Partial Knee Replacement, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 34
  • Uninsured Cost: $7,970 - $8,770
  • Medicare Cost: $1,517 - $1,668
Dr. Chancellor Folsom Gray, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
3450 Hull Road; Po Box 112727
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Chancellor Gray is a specialist in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. He studied medicine at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. His training includes a residency program at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. These areas are among Dr. Gray's clinical interests: hip replacement and knee replacement. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Gray include: American Orthopaedic Association Emerging Leaders Program; American Orthopaedic Association Resident Leadership Forum; and Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. Dr. Gray is affiliated with the University of Florida Health (UF Health).

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, knee replacement

All Interests: Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement

Dr. Thomas William Wright Jr., MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1600 Sw Archer Road
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Thomas Wright's medical specialty is hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: carpal tunnel surgery, elbow pain, and carpal tunnel syndrome. 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. Dr. Wright attended medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Wright include: Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA); Dean's List All Quarters of Attendance in College; and Phi Sigma (Biology Honor Society). Dr. Wright is professionally affiliated with the University of Florida Health (UF Health).

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Relevant Interests: , shoulder replacement, elbow replacement

All Interests: Elbow Pain, Fractures, Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Shoulder Replacement, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 75
  • Uninsured Cost: $8,161
  • Medicare Cost: $1,531
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Specializes in Hand Surgery, Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1600 Sw Archer Road
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Joseph King is a physician who specializes in hand surgery, spine surgery, and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. King has a special interest in musculoskeletal problems. He is affiliated with North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System. Dr. King graduated from Drexel University College of Medicine and Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. For his residency, Dr. King trained at Hahnemann University Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. King 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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Relevant Interests: , replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement)

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

Dr. Larry Keith Chidgey, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1600 Sw Archer Road
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Larry Chidgey's specialties are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Chidgey is affiliated with the University of Florida Health (UF Health). He honors 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 the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Nominee for College of Medicine Basic Science and Clinic Science Teacher of the year, ..

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Relevant Interests: , replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement)

All Interests: Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Musculoskeletal Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard G Vlasak, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1600 Sw Archer Road
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Richard Vlasak is an orthopedic surgeon. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. His clinical interests encompass hip replacement and partial knee replacement. Dr. Vlasak is affiliated with the University of Florida Health (UF Health). 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. He attended medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine. Dr. Vlasak's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. He has received professional recognition including the following: Marshall Horowitz Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Florida (2001, 2003, 2007).

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, knee replacement, partial knee replacement

All Interests: Partial Knee Replacement, Bone Problems, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement, Tumor

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 68
  • Uninsured Cost: $8,049 - $10,425
  • Medicare Cost: $1,494 - $1,973
Dr. Hari Kiran Parvataneni, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1600 Sw Archer Road
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Hari Parvataneni is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Gainesville, FL. In his practice, Dr. Parvataneni focuses on partial knee replacement and minimally invasive hip replacement. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He graduated from the University of the West Indies Faculty of Medical Sciences and then he performed his residency at Lenox Hill Hospital. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Parvataneni has received include Teacher of the Year by the University of Florida Orthopaedic Residency Program.; 2015: UFHealth Physician Customer Service Award; and 2015: Exemplary Teacher Award, University of Florida.. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Florida Health (UF Health).

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, knee replacement, partial knee replacement, minimally invasive hip replacement

All Interests: Partial Knee Replacement, Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 144
  • Uninsured Cost: $7,971 - $10,400
  • Medicare Cost: $1,517 - $1,971
Dr. Edward M Jaffe, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4500 W Newberry Road
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Edward Jaffe's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Jaffe 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. After completing medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. He is conversant in Spanish. He has an open panel.

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Clinical Interests: Sports Health, Disabilities

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 45
  • Uninsured Cost: $6,068 - $6,221
  • Medicare Cost: $1,517 - $1,619
Dr. James Patrick McFadden, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3450 Hull Road
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. James McFadden practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. After attending the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school, Dr. McFadden completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. These areas are among his clinical interests: knee replacement, hip arthroscopy, and hip fracture surgery. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Alpha Omega Alpha resident teaching award for excellence in medical student education.. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Florida Health (UF Health).

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Relevant Interests: , knee replacement

All Interests: Hip Fracture Surgery, Hip Arthroscopy, Arthroscopic Surgery, Knee Replacement

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 32
  • Uninsured Cost: $6,593 - $8,516
  • Medicare Cost: $1,258 - $1,619
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
4500 W Newberry Road
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Andrew Rocca, who practices in Gainesville, FL, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. His areas of expertise include the following: arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. Dr. Rocca 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. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Rocca trained at National Naval Medical Center for his residency.

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Relevant Interests: , replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement)

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 27
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,851 - $6,221
  • Medicare Cost: $1,258 - $1,619
Dr. Kalia Kumar Sadasivan, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1600 Sw Archer Road
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Kalia Sadasivan's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Florida Health (UF Health). Dr. Sadasivan graduated from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan for his residency. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Sadasivan has received the following distinction: Senior Fellow - Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1970-1971.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 20
  • Uninsured Cost: $6,598
  • Medicare Cost: $1,251
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4500 W Newberry Road
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Mark Petty practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Gainesville, FL. 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. Petty graduated from the University of Florida College of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement)

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 79
  • Uninsured Cost: $5,611 - $6,221
  • Medicare Cost: $1,517 - $1,606
Dr. Dane Andrew Iams, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1600 Sw Archer Road
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Dane Iams' specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Iams include hip replacement and knee replacement. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Iams honors. Dr. Iams studied medicine at Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. Dr. Iams's hospital/clinic affiliations include the University of Florida Health (UF Health) and North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, knee replacement

All Interests: Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
4500 W Newberry Road
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Jonathan Pritt's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He 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. He studied medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 16
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,851
  • Medicare Cost: $1,258
Dr. Hernan Md Prieto Saavedra, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3450 Hull Road
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Hernan Prieto, who practices in Gainesville, FL, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is especially interested in hip replacement, hip arthroscopy, and partial knee replacement. Dr. Prieto honors 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 following distinction: Graduated first in class. College of Medicine. National University of Colombia. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Prieto is affiliated with the University of Florida Health (UF Health).

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, knee replacement, partial knee replacement

All Interests: Hip Problems, Hip Arthroscopy, Partial Knee Replacement, Knee Arthroscopy, Hip Replacement, Knee ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4500 W Newberry Road
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Tristan Altbuch is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Gainesville, FL. He studied medicine at Florida State University College of Medicine. Dr. Altbuch 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: 18
  • Uninsured Cost: $4,003
  • Medicare Cost: $1,015

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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.