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Dr. David Michael Foulk, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
604 Oak Commons Boulevard
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. David Foulk is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Foulk's areas of expertise include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. His education and training includes medical school at Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. Dr. Foulk speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include St. Cloud Regional Medical Center, Osceola Regional Medical Center, and Florida Hospital Kissimmee. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, shoulder arthroscopy

All Interests: Prosthetics, Arm Fracture, Femur Fracture, Fibula Fracture, Ankle Sprain, Tibia Fracture, Sports ... (Read more)

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
 

Dr. Michael Leddy works as an orthopedist. Clinical interests for Dr. Leddy include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. Dr. Leddy is in-network for United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, United Healthcare Bronze, and more. He graduated from Boston University School of Medicine. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Dr. Merrill Wayne Reuter, PhD, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Foot & Ankle Surgery, Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1960 N John Young Parkway
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Merrill Reuter works as a spine surgeon, foot and ankle surgeon, and orthopedist. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. These areas are among his clinical interests: arthroscopic surgery, pain, and osteoporosis. Dr. Reuter takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He is a graduate of Brown University, Alpert Medical School. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Dr. Reuter is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Pain, Osteoporosis, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Lower Back Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Harald J Henningsen, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
604 Oak Commons Boulevard
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Harald Henningsen practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Kissimmee, FL and Saint Cloud, FL. He is affiliated with St. Cloud Regional Medical Center and Osceola Regional Medical Center. He attended the University of Vermont College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Tripler Army Medical Center for residency. Patients gave Dr. Henningsen an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Relevant Interests: , shoulder arthroscopy, elbow arthroscopy

All Interests: Arm Fracture, Femur Fracture, Fibula Fracture, Ankle Sprain, Tibia Fracture, Shoulder Fracture, ... (Read more)

Dr. Francisco Noda, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
604 Oak Commons Boulevard
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Francisco Noda is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Puerto Rico. Dr. Noda is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Noda's hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Cloud Regional Medical Center and Osceola Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , shoulder arthroscopy

All Interests: Arm Fracture, Femur Fracture, Revision Elbow Arthroplasty, Fibula Fracture, Ankle Sprain, Tibia ... (Read more)

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
604 Oak Commons Boulevard
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Michael Karr's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patient reviews placed Dr. Karr at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). He is affiliated with St. Cloud Regional Medical Center and Osceola Regional Medical Center. Coresource, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Karr honors. He obtained his medical school training at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and performed his residency at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, shoulder arthroscopy

All Interests: Arm Fracture, Revision Elbow Arthroplasty, Fibula Fracture, Ankle Sprain, Tibia Fracture, Lamina ... (Read more)

Jonathan A Blum
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
604 Oak Commons Boulevard
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Jonathan Blum practices podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Cloud Regional Medical Center and Osceola Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , ankle arthroscopy

All Interests: Ankle Sprain, Plantar Fasciitis, Ankle Fracture, Hammer Toe, Ankle Arthroscopy, Arthritis, Achilles ... (Read more)

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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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