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We found 4 providers matching arthroscopic surgery and who accept Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida BlueCare All Copay near Orange City, FL.

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Dr. Royce E Hood Jr., MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1053 Medical Center Drive; Suite 101
Orange City, FL
 

Dr. Royce Hood sees patients in Deland, FL, Orange City, FL, and Lake Mary, FL. His medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. His education and training includes medical school at Emory University School of Medicine and residency at Wilford Hall Medical Center and Grady Memorial Hospital. Dr. Hood is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthroscopy, ankle arthroscopy

All Interests: Adhesive Capsulitis, Arm Fracture, Femur Fracture, Revision Elbow Arthroplasty, Fibula Fracture, ... (Read more)

Dr. Thomas J Brodrick, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1053 Medical Center Drive; Suite 101
Orange City, FL
 

Dr. Thomas Brodrick practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Brodrick takes. Dr. Brodrick attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center and National Naval Medical Center. He is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy

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

Dr. Mark William Hollmann, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1053 Medical Center Drive; Suite 101
Orange City, FL
 

Dr. Mark Hollman is an orthopedist in Deland, FL, Orange City, FL, and Lake Mary, FL. Dr. Hollman has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. 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 graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthroscopy

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 66
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,869 - $3,286
  • Medicare Cost: $569 - $590
Dr. Stephen M Reed, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1053 Medical Center Drive; Suite 101
Orange City, FL
 

Dr. Stephen Reed works as an orthopedist in Lake Mary, FL, Orange City, FL, and Deland, FL. Dr. Reed is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF), Dr. Reed attended medical school at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Reed honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 13
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,286
  • Medicare Cost: $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.