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Dr. Mark W Hollmann, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1337 International Parkway S; Suite 1341
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Mark Hollmann is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Patients rated Dr. Hollmann highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Hollmann is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthroscopy

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

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Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 66
  • Charge (avg.): $2,869 - $3,286
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $569 - $590
Dr. Royce E Hood Jr., MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1337 International Parkway S; Suite 1341
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Royce Hood specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. Dr. Hood obtained his medical school training at Emory University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Wilford Hall Medical Center and Grady Memorial Hospital. On average, patients gave him a rating of 1.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hood accepts.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthroscopy, ankle arthroscopy

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

Dr. Thomas J Brodrick, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1337 International Parkway South; Suite 1341
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Thomas Brodrick is an orthopedist in Lake Mary, FL and Orange City, FL. On average, patients gave Dr. Brodrick a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Jackson Memorial Medical Center and National Naval Medical Center. Dr. Brodrick is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy

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

Dr. Stephen M Reed, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1337 International Parkway S; Suite 1341
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Stephen Reed, who practices in Lake Mary, FL, Orange City, FL, and Deland, FL, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Reed takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He is a graduate of the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine. Dr. Reed trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF) for residency. He is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy

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

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 13
  • Charge (avg.): $3,286
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $592

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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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