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We found 12 providers matching hip replacement and who accept Humana Platinum 500/HMO Premier near Saint Petersburg, FL.

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Dr. Thomas Michael Mixa, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
5959 Central Avenue
St. Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Thomas Mixa sees patients in Saint Petersburg, FL and Tampa, FL. His medical specialties are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: steroid injections, knee problems, and carpal tunnel surgery. Dr. Mixa is affiliated with St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Petersburg General Hospital, and Palms of Pasadena Hospital. 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. He graduated from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and then he performed his residency at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers, a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University, and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. In addition to English, Dr. Mixa speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, hip resurfacing

All Interests: Leg Fracture, Hallux Valgus, Wrist Fracture, Sports Health, Shoulder Fracture, Auto Injuries, Elbow ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 55
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,730 - $4,440
  • Medicare Cost: $1,258 - $1,517
Dr. Robert Lewis Swiggett Jr., MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4600 4th Street North
Saint Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Robert Swiggett specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Swiggett speaks Spanish. Clinical interests for Dr. Swiggett include back pain, knee problems, and carpal tunnel syndrome. His professional affiliations include St. Petersburg General Hospital and Northside Hospital. His education and training includes medical school at Dartmouth Medical School and residency at Tufts Medical Center and New England Baptist Hospital. Dr. Swiggett is in-network for 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: , hip resurfacing

All Interests: Leg Fracture, Wrist Fracture, Sports Health, Shoulder Fracture, Elbow Fracture, Ankle Fracture, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 16
  • Uninsured Cost: $8,311
  • Medicare Cost: $1,286
Dr. Kurt Clifford Hirshorn, MPH, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4600 4th Street N
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Kurt Hirshorn specializes in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in Saint Petersburg, FL and Tampa, FL. His areas of expertise include the following: hip replacement, knee problems, and arthroscopic surgery. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Hirshorn is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He is a graduate of the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Hirshorn trained at Atlanta Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital, St. Petersburg General Hospital, and Largo Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 16
  • Uninsured Cost: $8,328
  • Medicare Cost: $1,305
Dr. Steven Brian Warren, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
6500 66th Street North
Pinellas Park, FL
 

Dr. Steven Warren works as an orthopedic reconstructive surgeon. He has received a 2.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. In Dr. Warren's practice, he is particularly interested in knee problems, hip reconstruction, and hip problems. He is affiliated with St. Petersburg General Hospital and Palms of Pasadena Hospital. Dr. Warren 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 attended Yale School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Boston Medical Center.

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Clinical Interests: Shoulder Fracture, Knee Problems, Nerve Block, Musculoskeletal Problems, Spine Problems, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 25
  • Uninsured Cost: $8,131
  • Medicare Cost: $1,517
Dr. Rafat Saad Nashed, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
5880 49th Street North; Suite 104
St. Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Rafat Nashed is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. His clinical interests include total joint replacement. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Nashed takes. He attended SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Maimonides Medical Center. Dr. Nashed (or staff) speaks the following languages: Arabic, Spanish, and French. He is professionally affiliated with St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Petersburg General Hospital, and Largo Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement

All Interests: Leg Fracture, Ankle Sprain, Shoulder Fracture, Elbow Fracture, ACL Injury, Knee Sprain, Shoulder ... (Read more)

Dr. Anthony Stanek Albert, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
5880 49th Street North; Suite 104
St. Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Anthony Albert's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He practices in Saint Petersburg, FL and Tampa, FL. He speaks French. Dr. Albert's professional affiliations include St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Petersburg General Hospital, and Largo Medical Center. Before completing his residency at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and Children's Hospital Boston, Dr. Albert attended medical school at Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia. He accepts 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: , hip replacement

All Interests: Leg Fracture, Ankle Sprain, Sports Health, Shoulder Fracture, Elbow Fracture, ACL Injury, Knee ... (Read more)

Dr. David Timothy Braun, MBA, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1001 37 Street North; Suite C
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. David Braun works as a hand surgeon, orthopedic surgeon, and sports medicine specialist. Dr. Braun's areas of clinical interest consist of total elbow replacement, total hip replacement, and sports health. He is affiliated with St. Petersburg General Hospital, Palms of Pasadena Hospital, and Northside Hospital. His education and training includes medical school at Temple University School of Medicine and residency at Allegheny General Hospital. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , total hip replacement

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Total Elbow Replacement, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Elbow Arthroscopy, Elbow ... (Read more)

Dr. David Britt Griffin, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
4600 Fourth Street North
St. Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. David Griffin is an orthopedic traumatologist in Saint Petersburg, FL and Tampa, FL. He is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. Dr. Griffin's medical residency was performed at the University of Tennessee-Campbell Clinic. 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. Griffin honors. He is professionally affiliated with St. Petersburg General Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Consultation, Musculoskeletal Surgery

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 73
  • Uninsured Cost: $4,183 - $5,577
  • Medicare Cost: $1,079 - $1,292
Dr. Ahmad Reza Reza Nematbakhsh, DO
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
5880 49th Street N.; Suite 104
St. Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Ahmad Nematbakhsh's areas of specialization are hand surgery, spine surgery, and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His areas of expertise include knee problems, scoliosis, and carpal tunnel syndrome. He is affiliated with St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Petersburg General Hospital, and Palms of Pasadena Hospital. Dr. Nematbakhsh accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Nematbakhsh attended medical school at Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. He trained at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Oakland General Hospital, and Henry Ford Hospital for residency. Dr. Nematbakhsh (or staff) speaks Spanish, French, and Persian.

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Relevant Interests: , hip resurfacing

All Interests: Leg Fracture, Adhesive Capsulitis, Ankle Sprain, Wrist Fracture, Sports Health, Shoulder Fracture, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 14
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,324
  • Medicare Cost: $1,032
Dr. Sanjay Menon, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
620 10th Street N.
St. Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Sanjay Menon's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine; he sees patients in Saint Petersburg, FL. These areas are among Dr. Menon's clinical interests: hip replacement, knee problems, and knee replacement. His professional affiliations include St. Anthony's Hospital and Suncoast Medical Clinic. 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 George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. For his residency, Dr. Menon trained at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. He speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement

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

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
603 7th Street S; Suite #450
Saint Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Brian Burke is an orthopedist in Sarasota, FL and Saint Petersburg, FL. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 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. Burke studied medicine at West Virginia University School of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 29
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,040
  • Medicare Cost: $1,502
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Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
4600 4th Street N
Saint Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Brett Bolhofner is a physician who specializes in orthopedic trauma. He graduated from the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine. Dr. Bolhofner is rated highly 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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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 26
  • Uninsured Cost: $8,946
  • Medicare Cost: $1,552

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What is Hip Replacement Surgery?

Hip replacement is a surgical procedure to replace parts of the hip joint that are damaged by disease or injury. It is most often done to treat arthritis, a common condition that causes stiffness and pain in the joints. Surgery is used only after other, less invasive treatments have failed to work.

The type of hip replacement you receive is based on your age and the extent of damage to your hip. The hip joint has two parts: the femoral head, or hip ball, and the acetabulum, or hip socket. The hip ball is located on the upper end of the femur (thigh bone), and the hip socket is part of the pelvis. Depending on whether one or both parts require replacement, you may need one of the following procedures:

  • Partial hip replacement, which is generally recommended in the case of hip fractures or other hip injuries. If you are having a partial hip replacement, only the hip ball will be replaced.
  • Total hip replacement, which is often used to treat the hip joint when it has become damaged due to arthritis. Both the hip socket and hip ball are replaced.
  • Hip resurfacing, which is usually performed for younger patients. A hip resurfacing procedure reshapes the hip ball and only replaces its surface. This preserves more bone and makes future surgeries easier. If you are having a partial hip resurfacing, only the hip ball is resurfaced and replaced. If you are having a total hip resurfacing, the hip socket will be replaced as well.

During hip replacement surgery, an incision is made along the side of the hip. The surgeon may access the joint directly through this incision, or by using small tools and a lighted tube called an arthroscope to see and treat the joint. The diseased tissue is removed, and the bones are smoothed out and fitted with metal ends. The metal pieces may be cemented in place, or they may have a porous structure that encourages bone to grow into them and hold them securely. A smooth plastic cushion is placed between the two bones to replace the cartilage and allow the joint to move freely.

Hip replacement surgery takes one to two hours, and afterwards you may stay in the hospital for several days. When you go home, you will have to use a cane, walker, or crutches at first. You will likely have physical therapy to improve your ability to move with your new hip. After the first few weeks, light exercise such as bike riding or swimming will help you heal, but certain actions, such as climbing stairs or bending over at the waist, may be difficult at first. It will take several weeks before you can drive or return to work. Full recovery may take six to 12 months.