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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
315 E. Olympia Avenue; Suite 211
Punta Gorda, FL
 

Dr. Stephen Schroering's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His clinical interests include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and hand problems. He is professionally affiliated with Associates in Orthopedics, Bayfront Health Punta Gorda, and Bayfront Health Port Charlotte. Dr. Schroering is an in-network provider 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 accepting new patients. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Louisville School of Medicine and residency at Loma Linda University Medical Center.

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

Dr. Ronald Meyer Constine, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
350 Mary Street
Punta Gorda, FL
 

Dr. Ronald Constine's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. After attending Stanford University School of Medicine, Dr. Constine completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Utah. In his practice, he is particularly interested in knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and shoulder problems. Patient ratings for Dr. Constine average 2.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Bayfront Health Punta Gorda and Bayfront Health Port Charlotte.

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All Interests: Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Hip Problems

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 45
  • Uninsured Cost: $520 - $592
  • Medicare Cost: $88 - $592
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
350 Mary Street
Punta Gorda, FL
 

Dr. Robert Stchur's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He practices in Port Charlotte, FL and Punta Gorda, FL. He is affiliated with Bayfront Health Punta Gorda and Bayfront Health Port Charlotte. Dr. Stchur obtained his medical school training at Wayne State University School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. 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.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 407
  • Uninsured Cost: $317 - $1,213
  • Medicare Cost: $183 - $1,111
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Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
350 Mary Street
Punta Gorda, FL
 

Dr. Jason Reiss is an orthopedic reconstructive surgeon. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Reiss's clinical interests include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and arthritis. His professional affiliations include Bayfront Health Punta Gorda and Bayfront Health Port Charlotte. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Reiss accepts. After completing medical school at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine and Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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All Interests: Arthroscopic Surgery, Arthritis, Replacement Arthroplasty

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
713 E Marion Avenue; Suite 147
Punta Gorda, FL
 

Dr. Mark Davis' medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Davis 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. He attended the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with West Virginia University for residency. He is affiliated with Bayfront Health Punta Gorda and Bayfront Health Port Charlotte.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 21
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,282
  • Medicare Cost: $569
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4161 Tamiami Trail; Unit 101
Port Charlotte, FL
 

Dr. David Kaler specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Kaler graduated from the University of Louisville School of Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Kaler average 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Kaler is affiliated with Bayfront Health Port Charlotte.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 13
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,260
  • Medicare Cost: $1,130
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
315 E. Olympia Avenue; Suite 211
Punta Gorda, FL
 

Dr. Steven Baker is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. He is affiliated with Associates in Orthopedics, Bayfront Health Punta Gorda, and Bayfront Health Port Charlotte. Dr. Baker is a graduate of Tulane University 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. Baker takes.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 12
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,119
  • Medicare Cost: $568
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
350 Mary Street
Punta Gorda, FL
 

Dr. Dale Greenberg's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. On average, patients gave Dr. Greenberg a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Orlando Regional Medical Center for residency. He is affiliated with Bayfront Health Punta Gorda and Bayfront Health Port Charlotte.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 78
  • Uninsured Cost: $186 - $1,130
  • Medicare Cost: $88 - $1,130
Dr. Nicholas John Connors, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
350 Mary Street
Punta Gorda, FL
 

Dr. Nicholas Connors sees patients in Port Charlotte, FL and Punta Gorda, FL. His medical specialty is adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. His average rating from his patients is 3.0 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. Connors honors. After attending Indiana University School of Medicine, Dr. Connors completed his residency training at Shands HealthCare and Jackson Memorial Medical Center. He is affiliated with Bayfront Health Punta Gorda and Bayfront Health Port Charlotte.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 27
  • Uninsured Cost: $569 - $592
  • Medicare Cost: $569 - $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.