- Curvature disorders, such as scoliosis and kyphosis
- Degenerative disc disease
- Spondylolisthesis, a disorder that causes vertebrae to slip over each other
- Significant spinal fractures that cause instability
- Weakened spine due to infection or tumor
- Some cases of spinal stenosis, a narrowing of the spinal column
- Chronic lower back pain (although the use of fusion to treat this is controversial)
We found 5 providers matching spinal fusion and who accept United Healthcare Silver near Saint Petersburg, FL.
Dr. Robert Swiggett practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Saint Petersburg, FL. In his practice, he is particularly interested in back pain, knee problems, and carpal tunnel syndrome. He is affiliated with St. Petersburg General Hospital and BayCare Health System. Dr. Swiggett accepts 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 Dartmouth Medical School. His residency was performed at Tufts Medical Center. Dr. Swiggett is conversant in Spanish.
Relevant Interests: , spinal fusion
All Interests: Leg Fracture, Wrist Fracture, Shoulder Fracture, Elbow Fracture, Ankle Fracture, Spine ... (Read more)
Dr. Clinton Davis is a spine surgeon and orthopedist in Saint Petersburg, FL. Clinical interests for Dr. Davis include back pain, knee problems, and joint injections. Dr. Davis is professionally affiliated with BayCare Health System. Before performing his residency at Duke University Medical Center, Dr. Davis attended Duke University School of Medicine. He has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Davis honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.
Clinical Interests: Auto Injuries, Elbow Problems, Spinal Procedures, Shoulder Problems, Back Problems, Knee Problems, ... (Read more)
2013 Procedure Details
- Volume: 26
- Charge (avg.): $7,930
- Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,923
Dr. Paul Pagano works as a spine surgeon and orthopedist in Saint Petersburg, FL and Largo, FL. His clinical interests encompass back pain, minimally invasive spine surgery, and spine problems. His professional affiliations include Palms of Pasadena Hospital and BayCare Health System. Dr. Pagano studied medicine at Ohio State University College of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University for his residency. Dr. Pagano is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.
Relevant Interests: , extreme lateral interbody fusion (XLIF)
All Interests: Kyphoplasty, Extreme Lateral Interbody Fusion, Spinal Procedures, Cervical Artificial Disc ... (Read more)
2013 Procedure Details
- Volume: 13
- Charge (avg.): $4,782
- Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,876
Dr. Lisa Flaherty, who practices in Saint Petersburg, FL, is a medical specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Her hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Petersburg General Hospital and Northside Hospital. Dr. Flaherty is a graduate of Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Flaherty honors.
Relevant Interests: , lumbar fusion
All Interests: Restless Leg Syndrome, Laminotomy, Laminoplasty, Cluster Headache, Radiculopathy, Lower Back Pain, ... (Read more)
Dr. Kirk Jobe's specialty is neurosurgery. Dr. Jobe's patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Areas of expertise for Dr. Jobe include back pain, brain surgery, and minimally invasive spine surgery. He is professionally affiliated with St. Anthony's Hospital, BayCare Health System, and Northside Hospital. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Jobe obtained his medical school training at Wayne State University School of Medicine and the University of Michigan Medical School and performed his residency at Rush University Medical Center. He has received the following distinction: Florida Super Doctors 2009 - Gulf Coast Edition.
Clinical Interests: Lamina Procedures, Neuroendoscopy, Artificial Disc Replacement, Spine Reconstruction, ... (Read more)
2013 Procedure Details
- Volume: 11
- Charge (avg.): $7,000
- Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,797