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Dr. Gerald Edward Trimble, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
603 7th Street South; Suite 340
Saint Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Gerald Trimble's specialties are anesthesiology and pain medicine. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. In his practice, he is particularly interested in trigger point injections, epidural steroid injection, and facet injection. Dr. Trimble honors 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 South Florida (USF) College of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Trimble trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). He is professionally affiliated with St. Anthony's Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Facet Injection, Epidural Steroid Injection, Trigger Point Injections, Pain, Pain Management

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 105
  • Uninsured Cost: $305 - $990
  • Medicare Cost: $74 - $214
Dr. Glenn Scott Fuoco, DO
Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
6500 66th Street N
Pinellas Park, FL
 

Dr. Glenn Fuoco is a physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine specialist. These areas are among his clinical interests: back pain, sciatica, and scoliosis. Coventry, TRICARE, and United Healthcare HSA are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Fuoco takes. After attending Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Fuoco is professionally affiliated with St. Anthony's Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , joint injections

All Interests: Auto Injuries, Hip Problems, Scoliosis, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Neck Problems, Sciatica, Epidural ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 97
  • Uninsured Cost: $326 - $1,738
  • Medicare Cost: $64 - $110
Dr. Howard Wayne Sharf, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
6500 66th Street N
Pinellas Park, FL
 

Dr. Howard Sharf specializes in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His clinical interests encompass spine surgery procedures, spinal stenosis, and musculoskeletal surgery. Dr. Sharf 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 medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Sharf speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with St. Petersburg General Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Kyphoplasty, Neck Pain, Spinal Procedures, Fractures, Back Problems, Strains, Musculoskeletal ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $311
  • Medicare Cost: $62
Dr. Jorge Antonio Rodriquez Jr., MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4600 4th Street North
Saint Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Jorge Rodriguez is a physician who specializes in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His education and training includes medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine and residency at Atlanta Medical Center. Dr. Rodriguez's areas of expertise include the following: back pain, knee problems, and microsurgery. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rodriguez takes. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Rodriguez is professionally affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital, St. Petersburg General Hospital, and St. Joseph's Women's Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Basal Joint Arthroplasty, Auto Injuries, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Tendon ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 23
  • Uninsured Cost: $351
  • Medicare Cost: $63
Dr. Richard Thomas Herrick, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4820 Park Boulevard N
Pinellas Park, FL
 

Dr. Richard Herrick is a hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Pinellas Park, FL. His areas of expertise include the following: foot problems, hand problems, and wrist problems. Dr. Herrick 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. His education and training includes medical school at West Virginia University School of Medicine and West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at Ochsner Medical Center. His professional affiliations include St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Petersburg General Hospital, and Palms of Pasadena Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Sports Health, Foot Surgery, Neck Pain, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 34
  • Uninsured Cost: $235
  • Medicare Cost: $46
Dr. Matthew Jay Swick, MD
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4600 4th Street North
Saint Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Matthew Swick is a physician who specializes in foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Before completing his residency at Atlanta Medical Center, Dr. Swick attended medical school at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine. In his practice, Dr. Swick focuses on foot problems, sports health, and ankle problems. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with St. Anthony's Hospital and St. Petersburg General Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Sports Health, Musculoskeletal Problems, Ankle Problems, Foot Problems

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 75
  • Uninsured Cost: $265 - $325
  • Medicare Cost: $59 - $66
Dr. Rafat Saad Nashed, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
5880 49th Street North; Suite 104
St. Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Rafat Nashed, who practices in Saint Petersburg, FL, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Nashed (or staff) is conversant in Arabic, Spanish, and French. In his practice, Dr. Nashed focuses on total joint replacement. His professional affiliations include St. Petersburg General Hospital, Largo Medical Center, and Northside Hospital. After attending SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Maimonides Medical Center. Dr. Nashed 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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Clinical Interests: Leg Fracture, Ankle Sprain, Shoulder Fracture, Elbow Fracture, ACL Injury, Knee Sprain, Shoulder ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 65
  • Uninsured Cost: $188
  • Medicare Cost: $47 - $62
Dr. Thomas Michael Mixa, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
5959 Central Avenue
St. Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Thomas Mixa is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Saint Petersburg, FL. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include steroid injections, knee problems, and carpal tunnel surgery. Dr. Mixa accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Mixa attended Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and subsequently trained at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers, a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University, and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago for residency. He is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Petersburg General Hospital, and Palms of Pasadena Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hyaluronic acid joint injections (viscosupplementation), joint injections

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 433
  • Uninsured Cost: $18 - $96
  • Medicare Cost: $12 - $62
Dr. Steven Brian Warren, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
6500 66th Street North
Pinellas Park, FL
 

Dr. Steven Warren, who practices in Pinellas Park, FL, is a medical specialist in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Warren average 2.5 stars out of 5. He has indicated that his clinical interests include knee problems, hip reconstruction, and hip problems. Dr. Warren takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending Yale School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Boston Medical Center. Dr. Warren's professional affiliations include St. Petersburg General Hospital and Palms of Pasadena Hospital.

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 504
  • Uninsured Cost: $39 - $378
  • Medicare Cost: $12 - $69
Dr. Daniel Penello, MBA, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2438 Dr Ml King Jr. Street N; Suite A (9th Street North Is Also Mlk Street North)
St. Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Daniel Penello is a hand surgeon and orthopedic surgeon. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include hand problems and musculoskeletal surgery. Dr. Penello accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto, Dr. Penello attended medical school at the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Italian. Dr. Penello is professionally affiliated with St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Petersburg General Hospital, and Palms of Pasadena Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Elbow Arthroscopy, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Tendon Transfer, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 25
  • Uninsured Cost: $226 - $297
  • Medicare Cost: $60 - $67
Dr. Hogan Ggregory Yi, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
10 Pasadena Avenue N
St. Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Hogan Yi is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist. Dr. Yi's average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include foot problems, hand problems, and carpal tunnel syndrome. He is professionally affiliated with St. Anthony's Hospital and St. Petersburg General Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. Dr. Yi trained at Barnes-Jewish Hospital for his residency. He has received professional recognition including the following: Florida Super Doctors 2009 - Gulf Coast Edition. He speaks Korean.

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Clinical Interests: Sports Health, Auto Injuries, Elbow Problems, Implant Surgery, Knee Problems, Musculoskeletal ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 226
  • Uninsured Cost: $175 - $200
  • Medicare Cost: $58 - $88
Dr. Kurt Clifford Hirshorn, MPH, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4600 4th Street N
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Kurt Hirshorn, who practices in Saint Petersburg, FL, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. After attending the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine for medical school, Dr. Hirshorn completed his residency training at Atlanta Medical Center. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hirshorn include hip replacement, knee problems, and arthroscopic surgery. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Hirshorn 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 professionally affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital, St. Petersburg General Hospital, and Largo Medical Center.

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 97
  • Uninsured Cost: $408
  • Medicare Cost: $70
Dr. Cynthia Anderson Paganini, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
4200 54th Avenue S; Edmundson Hall
Saint Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Cynthia Paganini is a physician who specializes in general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Dr. Paganini speaks Spanish. These areas are among her clinical interests: diabetes, herpes, and geriatric health. She is professionally affiliated with BayCare Medical Group. Before completing her residency at UNC Hospitals, Dr. Paganini attended medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine. She honors 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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Relevant Interests: , joint injections

All Interests: Herpes, Hepatobiliary Disorders, Diabetes, Skin Issues, Lupus, Alzheimer's Disease, Hepatitis, ... (Read more)

Dr. William Edward Lowry, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4600 4th Street North
Saint Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. William Lowry's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His areas of expertise include total joint replacement. Dr. Lowry 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 Illinois College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County for residency. He is professionally affiliated with St. Petersburg General Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Musculoskeletal Problems, Total Joint Replacement

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 152
  • Uninsured Cost: $40 - $369
  • Medicare Cost: $12 - $65
Jeff D Kopelman, MS
Specializes in Podiatry
4423 Central Avenue
Saint Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Jeff Kopelman's specialty is podiatry (foot & ankle medicine). Dr. Kopelman's areas of clinical interest consist of peripheral neuropathy, joint injections, and laser surgery. He is professionally affiliated with St. Anthony's Hospital, All Children's Hospital, and Northside Hospital. He 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: , joint injections

All Interests: Laser Surgery, Ankle Problems, Peripheral Neuropathy, Joint Injections

Dr. Abey Sarai, MD
Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
5670 54th Avenue N; Ste A-1
Saint Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Abey Sarai's specialty is adult infectious disease. These areas are among her clinical interests: diabetes, herpes, and geriatric health. Dr. Sarai's professional affiliations include St. Anthony's Hospital, BayCare Alliant Hospital, and St. Petersburg General Hospital. She studied medicine at T.D. Medical College, Alappuzha. For her professional training, Dr. Sarai completed residency programs at Raritan Bay Medical Center and Montreal General Hospital. She is in-network for Coresource, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , joint injections

All Interests: Herpes, Hepatobiliary Disorders, Diabetes, Shingles, Skin Issues, Alzheimer's Disease, Hepatitis, ... (Read more)

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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.