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We found 8 providers matching replacement arthroplasty and who accept Blue Cross/Blue Shield near Lake Mary, FL.

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Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Sports Medicine
701 Platinum Point
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. John Chase sees patients in Lake Mary, FL. His medical specialties are adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery and sports medicine. He has a special interest in knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). Dr. Chase is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine. Dr. Chase's medical residency was performed at Shands at the University of Florida. He is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health.

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Relevant Interests: , replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement)

All Interests: Sports Health, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Arthritis, Replacement Arthroplasty

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Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Sports Medicine
701 Platinum Point
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Michael Jablonski is an adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery and sports medicine specialist in Lake Mary, FL. Patient ratings for Dr. Jablonski average 4.0 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. Jablonski honors. After completing medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. He is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 28
  • Uninsured Cost: $7,704
  • Medicare Cost: $1,625
Dr. Royce E Hood Jr., MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1337 International Parkway S; Suite 1341
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Royce Hood is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Deland, FL, Orange City, FL, and Lake Mary, FL. Before completing his residency at Wilford Hall Medical Center and Grady Memorial Hospital, Dr. Hood attended medical school at Emory University School of Medicine. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , revision shoulder arthroplasty, knee replacement, reverse total shoulder replacement, revision knee arthroplasty, revision elbow arthroplasty, hip resurfacing, elbow replacement

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 40
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,589 - $5,583
  • Medicare Cost: $1,258 - $1,619
Dr. Mark William Hollmann, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1337 International Parkway S; Suite 1341
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Mark Hollman practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Hollman is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Hollman is in-network 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 Texas Southwestern Medical School. He is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , knee replacement, revision knee arthroplasty, hip resurfacing

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 115
  • Uninsured Cost: $5,452 - $5,583
  • Medicare Cost: $1,517 - $1,609
Dr. Thomas J Brodrick, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1337 International Parkway South; Suite 1341
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Thomas Brodrick's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patient reviews placed him at an average 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. After completing medical school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Dr. Brodrick performed his residency 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 replacement, partial shoulder replacement, reverse total shoulder replacement, revision knee arthroplasty, hip resurfacing

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

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Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
515 W. Sr 434; Suite 210
Longwood, FL
 

Dr. John Papa specializes in foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. In his practice, Dr. Papa focuses on foot problems and ankle problems. Dr. Papa is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Weill Cornell Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement)

All Interests: Pain, Metabolic Bone Disease, Sports Health, Tumor, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Ankle ... (Read more)

Dr. Ronald V Hudanich, MD, DO
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
725 Rodel Cove
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Ronald Hudanich, who practices in Oviedo, FL and Lake Mary, FL, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Hudanich attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school. Dr. Hudanich is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 18
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,027
  • Medicare Cost: $1,605
Dr. Stephen M Reed, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1337 International Parkway S; Suite 1341
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Stephen Reed's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Reed average 4.0 stars out of 5. He is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. Dr. Reed 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. Dr. Reed attended medical school at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF) for his residency.

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

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 89
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,589 - $5,583
  • Medicare Cost: $1,258 - $1,619

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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.