We found 34 providers matching joint injections and who accept BlueCare Everyday Health 1485 near New Port Richey, FL.

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Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine, Neurology
2040 Short Avenue
Odessa, FL
 

Dr. Kamaldeen Saldin is a medical specialist in interventional pain medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Saldin's clinical interests encompass pain management. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Szeged Faculty of Medicine and Albert Szent-Györgyi Medical University and performed his residency at Cleveland Clinic Florida and Duke University Medical Center. He is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Clinical Interests: Pain Management

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 36
  • Uninsured Cost: $173 - $941
  • Medicare Cost: $62 - $93
Dr. Mohammed A. S. S. Mughni, MD
Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
8029 Washington Street
Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Mohammed Mughni is a specialist in adult rheumatology. He works in Port Richey, FL. He has a special interest in rheumatic diseases. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Mughni obtained his medical school training at Sindh Medical College and performed his residency at Abington Memorial Hospital. He has received the distinction of Florida Super Doctors 2009 - Gulf Coast Edition.

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Clinical Interests: Rheumatic Diseases

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 186
  • Uninsured Cost: $23 - $139
  • Medicare Cost: $12 - $64
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Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
5413 George Street
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Rudolfo Panganiban sees patients in New Port Richey, FL. His medical specialties are physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Panganiban attended medical school at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 40
  • Uninsured Cost: $140 - $520
  • Medicare Cost: $63 - $186
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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
8849 Hanbuck Street
Trinity, FL
 

Dr. Shyam Swain is a specialist in anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. Dr. Swain has a special interest in pain management. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Bayfront Health Brooksville and Bayfront Health Spring Hill. He obtained his medical school training at India and performed his residency at Sound Shore Medical Center. On average, patients gave Dr. Swain a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical Interests: Pain Management

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 12
  • Uninsured Cost: $397
  • Medicare Cost: $156
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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
5413 George Street
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Miguel De La Garza is a specialist in anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). Clinical interests for Dr. De La Garza include back pain, trigger point injections, and shingles. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is conversant in Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , joint injections

All Interests: Auto Injuries, Fibromyalgia, Shingles, Trigger Point Injections, Back Pain, Hand Problems, Hip ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 47
  • Uninsured Cost: $140 - $500
  • Medicare Cost: $66 - $212
Dr. Christine Jeanette Weot, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Other
3152 Little Road; #162
Trinity, FL
 

Dr. Christine Weot specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and practices in New Port Richey, FL, Trinity, FL, and Largo, FL. Clinical interests for Dr. Weot include knee problems, scoliosis, and trigger point injections. She is professionally affiliated with St. Anthony's Hospital, BayCare Alliant Hospital, and Palms of Pasadena Hospital. Before completing her residency at Sinai Hospital of Detroit, Dr. Weot attended medical school at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , joint injections

All Interests: Auto Injuries, Sacroiliac Joint Pain, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Scoliosis, Shoulder Problems, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Pain Medicine
8819 River Crossing Boulevard
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Edwin Colon is a pain medicine specialist in New Port Richey, FL and Dade City, FL. Patients gave Dr. Colon an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is affiliated with Bayfront Health Dade City. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Colon takes. Before completing his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Dr. Colon attended medical school at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 23
  • Uninsured Cost: $91
  • Medicare Cost: $69
Dr. Farrukh Zaidi, MD
Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
8029 Washington Street
Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Farrukh Zaidi is a specialist in adult rheumatology. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with State University of New York (SUNY), Dr. Zaidi attended Sindh Medical College for medical school. Areas of expertise for Dr. Zaidi include arthritis. Patient reviews placed Dr. Zaidi at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical Interests: Arthritis, Rheumatic Diseases

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 151
  • Uninsured Cost: $23 - $145
  • Medicare Cost: $12 - $62
Dr. Eric Ricardo Haynes, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
5413 George Street
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Eric Haynes' specialties are anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. He has a special interest in pain management. Dr. Haynes's average rating from his patients is 2.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Haynes attended the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center.

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Clinical Interests: Pain Management

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 15
  • Uninsured Cost: $140
  • Medicare Cost: $71
Dr. Adam Jacob Grunbaum, DO
Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
9238 U.s. Highway 19
Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Adam Grunbaum's area of specialization is adult rheumatology. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is professionally affiliated with Bayfront Health Spring Hill. Dr. Grunbaum honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is a graduate of Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. He trained at Largo Medical Center for residency.

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Clinical Interests: Bursitis, Fibromyalgia, Arthritis, Lupus, Tendonitis, Osteoporosis, Wegener's Granulomatosis

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 21
  • Uninsured Cost: $146
  • Medicare Cost: $61
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Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine
8819 River Crossing Boulevard
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Rafael Santiago is a medical specialist in interventional pain medicine. Dr. Santiago is professionally affiliated with Bayfront Health Dade City. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He graduated from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at JFK Medical Center.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 13
  • Uninsured Cost: $70
  • Medicare Cost: $64
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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
5539 Marine Parkway; Suite 9
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Bruce Ernst is an anesthesiologist and pain doctor. He obtained his medical school training at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School. Patient reviews placed Dr. Ernst at an average of 2.0 stars out of 5. He 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.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 12
  • Uninsured Cost: $373
  • Medicare Cost: $165
Dr. Shiv Kumar Aggarwal, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
5522 Trouble Creek; Suite 100
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Shiv Aggarwal is an internist. His clinical interests include diabetes, alcohol abuse, and biofeedback. The average patient rating for Dr. Aggarwal is 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Aggarwal graduated from Maulana Azad Medical College. He trained at Lutheran Medical Center for his residency. Dr. Aggarwal (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Greek, Polish, and Hindi.

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Clinical Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Auto Injuries, Incontinence, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Hypertension, Heart Problems, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 41
  • Uninsured Cost: $82 - $106
  • Medicare Cost: $54 - $62
Dr. Jennifer Cherise Swaringen, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2044 Trinity Oaks Boulevard; Suite 110
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Jennifer Swaringen's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Swaringen include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and joint injections. She is affiliated with Mease Countryside Hospital. After completing medical school at Emory University School of Medicine, she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. Patient ratings for Dr. Swaringen average 3.5 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , joint injections

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 250
  • Uninsured Cost: $88 - $257
  • Medicare Cost: $59 - $172
Dr. Peter David Candelora, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
5145 Deer Park Drive
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Peter Candelora is a New Port Richey, FL physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patients gave Dr. Candelora an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University, Dr. Candelora attended Tulane University School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , joint injections

All Interests: Ankle Sprain, Sports Health, Ankle Fracture, Elbow Arthroscopy, Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 90
  • Uninsured Cost: $313 - $473
  • Medicare Cost: $56 - $88
Dr. Steven Carl Mirabello, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
5221 Hanff Lane
New Port Richie, FL
 

Dr. Steven Mirabello is an orthopedic surgeon in Palm Harbor, FL and New Port Richie, FL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Mirabello include microsurgery, trigger point injections, and joint injections. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mirabello takes. He obtained his medical school training at Harvard Medical School and performed his residency at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. Dr. Mirabello is professionally affiliated with Mease Countryside Hospital and Mease Dunedin Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , joint injections

All Interests: Sports Health, Auto Injuries, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Musculoskeletal ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 423
  • Uninsured Cost: $225 - $433
  • Medicare Cost: $57 - $172

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What is a Joint Injection/Aspiration?

A joint is any area of the body where two bones connect. Due to injury or disease, the space between the two bones can sometimes become swollen and inflamed, which leads to pain and a loss of mobility. Injection and aspiration are two tools that physicians use to treat joint pain locally without needing to perform surgery.

Both injection and aspiration are techniques that involve inserting a needle connected to a syringe directly into the joint. Aspiration involves the removal of excess fluid, and injection is the placement of medication directly into the joint space via the needle. Both procedures may be performed at the same time. In both cases a local anesthetic may be used, the skin will be cleaned and disinfected, and then the needle will be inserted. In some cases, especially if the injection or aspiration is in a large and deep joint such as the hip or spine, ultrasound may be used to guide the needle to the exact location desired.

In some cases, irritation to the joint can cause fluid to build up so significantly that the joint hurts and can no longer move well. Aspiration removes some of the excess fluid and relieves the pressure. In addition, aspiration can be used to provide a sample of joint fluid if it needs to be examined microscopically for the presence of white blood cells, bacteria, or crystal formations.

Certain injuries and diseases that affect joints are inflammatory in nature, such as rheumatoid arthritis, tendonitis or gout. These diseases may be helped by the local injection of anti-inflammatory medications directly into the affected joint. In this case, corticosteroids such as methylprednisone are usually used. Relief from the pain may be felt right away and may last for weeks or even months.

In some cases, such as with osteoarthritis, the cartilage buffer between the two bones wears down and pain comes from bones rubbing against each other. In this case, injection of a lubricating agent such as hyaluronic acid may be beneficial. It provides a slippery cushion between the bones to relieve pain that can last for months.