We found 5 providers matching arthroscopic surgery and who accept Silver Compass 4000 near Gulf Breeze, FL.

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Dr. Phillip Craig Benton, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1717 N E Street; Suite 534
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Philip Benton is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Benton's education and training includes medical school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and residency at National Naval Medical Center, New England Baptist Hospital, and a hospital affiliated with the University of Maryland. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average 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.

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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, Sports Medicine
41-b Fairpoint Drive
Gulf Breeze, FL
 

Dr. Richard Sellers is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He works in Gulf Breeze, FL. Patients rated Dr. Sellers highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine, Dr. Sellers performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Southern California (USC).

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 63
  • Charge (avg.): $2,775 - $4,525
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $183 - $1,113

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1040 Gulf Breeze Parkway; Suite 200
Gulf Breeze, FL
 

Dr. Christopher O'Grady is a Gulf Breeze, FL physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His clinical interests include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and pain. Before performing his residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Dr. O'Grady attended Georgetown University School of Medicine. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 92
  • Charge (avg.): $2,000 - $3,293
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $186 - $1,130

Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1040 Gulf Breeze Parkway; Suite 200
Gulf Breeze, FL
 

Dr. Charles Roth is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patients rated Dr. Roth highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. 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 the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 71
  • Charge (avg.): $900 - $3,330
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $186 - $1,130

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1040 Gulf Breeze Parkway; Suite 200
Gulf Breeze, FL
 

Dr. Roger Ostrander is an orthopedist in Gulf Breeze, FL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Ostrander include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He graduated from Boston University School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Arthritis, Replacement Arthroplasty, Trauma

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 234
  • Charge (avg.): $2,000 - $4,025
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $120 - $1,133

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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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