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We found 3 providers matching arthroscopic surgery and who accept Humana Bronze HMO near Hudson, FL.

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Dr. George S Kardashian, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
7544 Jacque Road
Hudson, FL

Dr. George Kardashian's areas of specialization are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and hand problems. Dr. Kardashian takes Coventry, TRICARE, and United Healthcare HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. Dr. Kardashian is conversant in Russian.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Dr. Richard Jay Katz, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
14153 Yosemite Drive; Suite 103
Hudson, FL

Dr. Richard Katz's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: carpal tunnel surgery, injuries, and arthritis. He attended Rush Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at George Washington University Medical Center for residency. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Katz accepts.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy

All Interests: Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Fractures, Knee Arthroscopy, Shoulder Arthroscopy, Arthritis, Injuries

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 86
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,095 - $3,647
  • Medicare Cost: $91 - $495
Dr. Jared Preston Salinsky, MD, DO
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
7544 Jacque Road
Hudson, FL

Dr. Jared Salinsky specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in Hudson, FL, Brooksville, FL, and Spring Hill, FL. Dr. Salinsky is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Nova Southeastern University. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Salinsky include arthroscopic surgery and shoulder problems. The average patient rating for Dr. Salinsky is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Salinsky's professional affiliations include Bayfront Health Brooksville and Bayfront Health Spring Hill.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 28
  • Uninsured Cost: $930 - $3,290
  • Medicare Cost: $186 - $429

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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.