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We found 6 providers matching replacement arthroplasty and who accept BlueCare near Leesburg, FL.

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Dr. John Albert Cowin, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
600 North Boulevard West; Suite C
Leesburg, FL
 

Dr. John Cowin is an orthopedic surgeon. In addition to English, he speaks German. Areas of expertise for Dr. Cowin include knee problems, foot problems, and arthroscopic surgery. After completing medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, he performed his residency at George Washington University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Oxford. Dr. Cowin is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He takes 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: , replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement)

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 33
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,515 - $3,237
  • Medicare Cost: $1,258 - $1,619
Dr. Harry Andrew Huntt Jr., MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
600 North Boulevard W; Suite C
Leesburg, FL
 

Dr. Harry Huntt works as an orthopedist. Clinical interests for Dr. Huntt include knee problems, shoulder problems, and hip problems. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Dr. Huntt completed his residency training at William Beaumont Army Medical Center. Dr. Huntt (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and German.

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Relevant Interests: , replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement)

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 19
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,236
  • Medicare Cost: $1,619
Dr. Carl Ormond Ollivierre, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
600 North Boulevard W; Suite C
Leesburg, FL
 

Dr. Carl Ollivierre is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. On average, patients gave Dr. Ollivierre a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and chiropractic therapy. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at Howard University College of Medicine and residency at Washington Hospital Center and Howard University Hospital. In addition to English, Dr. Ollivierre (or staff) speaks Spanish and German.

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 74
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,033 - $3,238
  • Medicare Cost: $1,517 - $1,619
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
701 Medical Plaza Drive
Leesburg, FL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Kerina is a Leesburg, FL physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Kerina graduated from Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine and SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Kerina is 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Relevant Interests: , replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement)

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 65
  • Uninsured Cost: $4,225 - $4,700
  • Medicare Cost: $1,612 - $1,853
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
701 Medical Plaza Drive
Leesburg, FL
 

Dr. Isaac Mitchell's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He practices in Leesburg, FL. 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 is a graduate of Wake Forest University School of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 62
  • Uninsured Cost: $4,080 - $4,392
  • Medicare Cost: $1,597 - $1,619
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
701 Medical Plaza Drive
Leesburg, FL
 

Dr. John Williams is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Williams 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.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 156
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,168 - $4,434
  • Medicare Cost: $1,156 - $1,599

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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.