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We found 4 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 is a hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Hudson, FL and Tampa, FL. His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and hand problems. Dr. Kardashian takes Coventry, TRICARE, and United Healthcare HSA, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Kardashian attended New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. In addition to English, he speaks 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. Steven Phillip Nadler, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
7544 Jacque Road
Hudson, FL
 

Dr. Steven Nadler's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Nadler's average patient rating is 2.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests encompass knee arthroscopy, ACL injury, and shoulder arthroscopy. He honors Coventry, TRICARE, United Healthcare HSA, and more. He is a graduate of the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. He trained at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases for residency. In addition to English, Dr. Nadler speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy

All Interests: ACL Injury, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Musculoskeletal Problems, Knee Arthroscopy, Shoulder ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Richard Katz is an orthopedist. His clinical interests include carpal tunnel surgery, injuries, and arthritis. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. After attending Rush Medical College for medical school, Dr. Katz completed his residency training at George Washington University Medical Center.

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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 is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. Dr. Salinsky has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. His clinical interests encompass arthroscopic surgery and shoulder problems. He is affiliated with Bayfront Health Brooksville and Bayfront Health Spring Hill. Dr. Salinsky 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. He attended medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Nova Southeastern University for residency.

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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.