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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
10794 Pines Boulevard; Suite 104
Pembroke Pines, FL
 

Dr. Babak Sheikh is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist. Dr. Sheikh is rated 2.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He honors 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 Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. For his professional training, Dr. Sheikh completed a residency program at Montefiore Medical Center. He has received professional recognition including the following: Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition and Florida Super Doctors. Dr. Sheikh (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, French, and Persian. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital West. Dr. Sheikh is accepting new patients.

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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. Brad Kenneth Cohen, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
20601 E Dixie Highway; Suite 330
Aventura, FL
 

Dr. Brad Cohen specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. These areas are among his clinical interests: arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. Dr. Cohen accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center. Dr. Cohen (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, French, and Haitian Creole. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
20601 E Dixie Highway; Suite #330
Aventura, FL
 

Dr. Jerry Sher is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Sher is accepting new patients. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Sher trained at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Sher speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Dr. Daniel Abraham Sheldon, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
601 N Flamingo Road; Suite 213
Pembroke Pines, FL
 

Dr. Daniel Sheldon is an orthopedist in Pembroke Pines, FL. He is conversant in Spanish. His areas of expertise include knee problems, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and hip arthroscopy. Dr. Sheldon's hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar and Memorial Hospital West. He attended the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Jackson Memorial Medical Center for residency. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Sheldon is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, hip arthroscopy

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

Dr. Steven Gorin, DO
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
21097 Ne 27th Court; Suite 350
Aventura, FL
 

Dr. Steven Gorin practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He graduated from Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Gorin completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). Dr. Gorin's areas of expertise include the following: knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Gorin speaks Spanish. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Dr. Carl Christopher Eierle, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
601 N Flamingo Road; Suite 101
Pembroke Pines, FL
 

Dr. Carl Eierle sees patients in Plantation, FL and Pembroke Pines, FL. His medical specialty is adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. He has indicated that his clinical interests include knee problems, shoulder problems, and hip resurfacing. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. Dr. Eierle honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is accepting new patients. Before performing his residency at Naval Medical Center San Diego, Dr. Eierle attended Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine. Dr. Eierle (or staff) speaks Spanish, German, and Italian.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, hip arthroscopy

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

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Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3127 W Hallandale Beach Boulevard; Suite 102
Hallandale Beach, FL
 

Dr. Andrew Appel works as a spine surgeon and orthopedic surgeon in Hallandale, FL. He is professionally affiliated with Tampa Community Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Before performing his residency at Rhode Island Hospital, Dr. Appel attended the University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine, and St. George's University School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Pain, Metabolic Bone Disease, Sports Health, Hip Problems, Osteoporosis, Wrist Problems, Elbow ... (Read more)

Dr. Jeremy Stephen Frank, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Pediatric Sports Medicine
1150 N 35th Avenue; Suite 345
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Jeremy Frank is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon and pediatric sports medicine specialist. He attended medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Frank completed his residency training at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. His areas of expertise include the following: arthroscopic surgery, pain, and sports health. Dr. Frank takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He has received distinctions including Clinical Honors in Orthopedic Surgery, Hospital for Special Surgery; Phi Beta Kappa; and Summa Cum Laude equivalent (GPA 4.0/4.0), University of Texas at Austin. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Frank is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital West, and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
601 N Flamingo Road; Suite 316
Pembroke Pines, FL
 

Dr. David Padden is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Pembroke Pines, FL and Lighthouse Point, FL. His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Padden is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He graduated from St. Louis University School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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Dr. Marc Zachary Hammerman, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4310 Sheridan Street
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Marc Hammerman's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Hammerman average 3.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: shoulder surgery, knee surgery, and hip surgery. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hammerman honors. He studied medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital Pembroke, Memorial Hospital West, and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood.

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Clinical Interests: Shoulder Surgery, Knee Surgery, Hip Surgery

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,809
  • Medicare Cost: $402
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Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
21000 Ne 28th Avenue; Suite 200
Aventura, FL
 

Dr. Thesselon Monderson specializes in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in Miami, FL, Aventura, FL, and Miramar, FL. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital West. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Monderson accepts. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Monderson's office for an appointment. After completing medical school at Howard University College of Medicine, he performed his residency at Howard University Hospital. Dr. Monderson (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, French, and Haitian Creole.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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Dr. Avi Chanan Baitner, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
20295 Ne 29 Place; #300
Aventura, FL
 

Dr. Avi Baitner is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. He is a graduate of SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. Dr. Baitner is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Pain, Metabolic Bone Disease, Sports Health, Tumor, Hip Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder ... (Read more)

Dr. Randolph B Cohen, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Pediatric Sports Medicine
1150 N 35th Avenue; Suite 345
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Randolph Cohen is a specialist in pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and pediatric sports medicine. He works in Hollywood, FL. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital West, and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Cohen accepts. He has received distinctions including Boca Raton Super Doctors and South Florida Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Metabolic Bone Disease, Sports Health, Tumor, Hip Problems, Osteoporosis, Wrist Problems, Elbow ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
21000 Ne 28th Avenue; Suite 104
Aventura, FL
 

Dr. Michael Dennis is an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist in Aventura, FL. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Dennis is a graduate of New York University (NYU) School of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 12
  • Uninsured Cost: $11,000
  • Medicare Cost: $545

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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.