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We found 6 providers matching arthroscopic surgery and who accept BlueOptions Everyday Health 1418 near Leesburg, FL.

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Dr. Harry Andrew Huntt Jr., MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
600 North Boulevard W; Suite C
Leesburg, FL
 

Dr. Harry Huntt is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Leesburg, FL. Dr. Huntt (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and German. Dr. Huntt's areas of expertise consist of knee problems, shoulder problems, and hip problems. He attended the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at William Beaumont Army Medical Center. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,137
  • Medicare Cost: $569
Dr. John Albert Cowin, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
600 North Boulevard West; Suite C
Leesburg, FL
 

Dr. John Cowin sees patients in Leesburg, FL. His medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Cowin average 4.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: knee problems, foot problems, and arthroscopic surgery. Dr. Cowin accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Cowin attended medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. He completed his residency training at George Washington University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Oxford. In addition to English, he speaks German.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Hip Problems, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Ankle Problems, Foot ... (Read more)

Dr. Carl Ormond Ollivierre, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
600 North Boulevard W; Suite C
Leesburg, FL
 

Dr. Carl Ollivierre is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Leesburg, FL. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Ollivierre's clinical interests include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and chiropractic therapy. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Howard University College of Medicine. He trained at Washington Hospital Center and Howard University Hospital for residency. In addition to English, Dr. Ollivierre (or staff) speaks Spanish and German.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Spine Problems, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
701 Medical Plaza Drive
Leesburg, FL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Kerina's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 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. Kerina accepts. Dr. Kerina graduated from Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine and SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Lower Back Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Alfred Joseph Cook Jr., MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
701 Medical Plaza Drive
Leesburg, FL
 

Dr. Alfred Cook is an orthopedist in Leesburg, FL. Dr. Cook graduated from Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Cook honors.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 177
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,300 - $1,850
  • Medicare Cost: $99 - $588
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
701 Medical Plaza Drive
Leesburg, FL
 

Dr. Isaac Mitchell is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Wake Forest University School of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 129
  • Uninsured Cost: $506 - $1,700
  • Medicare Cost: $186 - $488

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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.