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Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
604 Oak Commons Boulevard
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Michael Karr's specialty is adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Karr include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). Dr. Karr's hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Cloud Regional Medical Center and Osceola Regional Medical Center. He honors Coresource, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Karr attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , revision shoulder arthroplasty, partial shoulder replacement, reverse total shoulder replacement, revision knee arthroplasty, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), revision elbow arthroplasty

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 91
  • Uninsured Cost: $4,145 - $4,255
  • Medicare Cost: $1,517 - $1,605
Dr. David Michael Foulk, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
604 Oak Commons Boulevard
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. David Foulk is an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist in Kissimmee, FL and Saint Cloud, FL. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His clinical interests include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. Dr. Foulk is affiliated with St. Cloud Regional Medical Center and Osceola Regional Medical Center. After completing medical school at Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Dr. Foulk performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , partial shoulder replacement, reverse total shoulder replacement, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), elbow replacement

All Interests: Femur Fracture, Fibula Fracture, Tibia Fracture, Sports Health, Shoulder Fracture, Knee Fracture, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 12
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,314
  • Medicare Cost: $1,082
Dr. Francisco E Noda, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
604 Oak Commons Boulevard
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Francisco Noda practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Kissimmee, FL and Saint Cloud, FL. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Noda is professionally affiliated with St. Cloud Regional Medical Center and Osceola Regional Medical Center. He graduated from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Puerto Rico. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry.

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Relevant Interests: , revision shoulder arthroplasty, partial shoulder replacement, revision elbow arthroplasty, elbow replacement

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

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

Dr. Harald Henningsen's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Henningsen's average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. After completing medical school at the University of Vermont College of Medicine, he performed his residency at Tripler Army Medical Center. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Cloud Regional Medical Center and Osceola Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , partial shoulder replacement, reverse total shoulder replacement, revision knee arthroplasty

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

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3000 Hunters Creek Boulevard; Suite 2
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Nathan Hill's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Hill is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is professionally affiliated with Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Hill is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. His residency was performed at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 12
  • Uninsured Cost: $10,000
  • Medicare Cost: $1,595
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
 

Dr. Michael Leddy is an Alexandria, LA physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Leddy include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. He takes United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Leddy studied medicine at Boston University School of Medicine. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement)

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 42
  • Uninsured Cost: $4,620
  • Medicare Cost: $1,356
Dr. Scott S Gordon, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
604 Oak Commons Boulevard
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Scott Gordon's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Gordon obtained his medical school training at New York Medical College and performed his residency at Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Coresource, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gordon accepts. He speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Cloud Regional Medical Center and Osceola Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , wrist replacement, elbow replacement

All Interests: Leg Fracture, Ankle Sprain, Wrist Fracture, Lamina Procedures, Shoulder Fracture, Elbow Fracture, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Jonathan Blum is a foot doctor and foot and ankle surgeon in Kissimmee, FL and Saint Cloud, FL. His professional affiliations include St. Cloud Regional Medical Center and Osceola Regional Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , ankle replacement

All Interests: Ankle Fracture, Ankle Arthroscopy, Achilles Tendon Release, Dislocation, Ankle Replacement, Foot ... (Read more)

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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.