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We found 10 providers matching replacement arthroplasty and who accept United Healthcare Navigate HMO near Tampa, FL.

Dr. John Chi-Ching Chan, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Sports Medicine
2727 Dr Martin Luther King Boulevard; Suite 320
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. John Chan is an orthopedic traumatologist, orthopedic reconstructive surgeon, and sports medicine specialist. His areas of expertise include knee problems, radial keratotomy, and ankle problems. He has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Chan 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. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Dr. Chan attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He is conversant in Spanish. His professional affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital, BayCare Medical Group, and St. Joseph's Women's Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), total joint replacement

All Interests: Radial Keratotomy, Sports Health, Elbow Problems, Implant Surgery, Shoulder Problems, Bone ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 40
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,320 - $3,545
  • Medicare Cost: $1,517 - $1,619
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Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
909 N. Dale Mabry Highway
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Steven Lyons works as an orthopedic reconstructive surgeon in Tampa, FL. These areas are among his clinical interests: knee problems and hip problems. Dr. Lyons studied medicine at Rush Medical College. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Lyons honors 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: , replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement)

All Interests: Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Arthritis, Pain, Hip Problems, Osteoporosis, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 104
  • Uninsured Cost: $7,482 - $7,959
  • Medicare Cost: $1,517 - $1,619
Dr. David Timothy Watson, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
909 N. Dale Mabry Highway
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. David Watson works as an orthopedic traumatologist and orthopedic reconstructive surgeon. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Watson's professional affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital, St. Joseph's Women's Hospital, and St. Joseph Children's Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Knee Problems, Musculoskeletal Problems, Hip Problems

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 68
  • Uninsured Cost: $6,186 - $9,450
  • Medicare Cost: $1,253 - $1,940
Dr. Charles Barry Craythorne, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
613 S Magnolia Avenue; Suite 1
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Charles Craythorne practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine in Tampa, FL. Dr. Craythorne (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and German. His areas of expertise include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. Dr. Craythorne's hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital, St. Joseph's Women's Hospital, and Memorial Hospital of Tampa. After completing medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and United Healthcare Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Craythorne honors.

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Relevant Interests: , replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement)

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

Dr. Charles Cole Nofsinger, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
13220 Usf Laurel Drive Mdc106
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Charles Nofsinger, who practices in Tampa, FL, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Nofsinger attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Hospital for Special Surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Nofsinger include ankle sprain, hip injury, and neck problems. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Nofsinger accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. In addition to English, he speaks Swedish. Dr. Nofsinger's hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital, the University of South Florida (USF) Health, and James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital (JAHVH). He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , knee replacement

All Interests: Ankle Sprain, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 18
  • Uninsured Cost: $5,039
  • Medicare Cost: $1,619
Dr. Mark Allen Mighell, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
909 N Dale Mabry Highway
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Mark Mighell practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Tampa, FL and Temple Terrace, FL. Dr. Mighell (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, German, and French. His areas of expertise include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and pain. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital, St. Joseph's Women's Hospital, and St. Joseph Children's Hospital. Before completing his residency at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Dr. Mighell attended medical school at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He 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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Relevant Interests: , replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement)

All Interests: Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Musculoskeletal Problems, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 62
  • Uninsured Cost: $7,497
  • Medicare Cost: $1,532
Dr. Michael Anthony Miranda, DO
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2 Tampa General Circle; Suite 4
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Michael Miranda's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He obtained his medical school training at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. In his practice, Dr. Miranda focuses on replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement) and musculoskeletal problems. Dr. Miranda has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Miranda honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is professionally affiliated with Brandon Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, knee replacement, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement)

All Interests: Musculoskeletal Problems, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement, Arthritis Surgery, Replacement ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 54
  • Uninsured Cost: $7,000 - $7,109
  • Medicare Cost: $1,522 - $1,626
Dr. Tracey Anne Delucia, PhD, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3003 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Tracey Delucia, who practices in Tampa, FL, is a medical specialist in pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Her clinical interests encompass sports health, musculoskeletal problems, and sports physicals. Dr. Delucia accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. She obtained her medical school training at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and performed her residency at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois. Dr. Delucia's professional affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital, BayCare Medical Group, and St. Joseph's Women's Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Sports Health, Fractures, Musculoskeletal Problems, Sports Physicals, Metabolic Bone Disease, Trauma

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 12
  • Uninsured Cost: $6,130
  • Medicare Cost: $1,498
Dr. Richard A Cain Jr., MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2727 W Dr Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard; Suite 320
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Richard Cain's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Cain has a special interest in shoulder problems, elbow problems, and shoulder replacement. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He obtained his medical school training at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). He is professionally affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital, BayCare Medical Group, and St. Joseph's Women's Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , shoulder replacement

All Interests: Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Musculoskeletal Problems, Upper Extremity Problems, Shoulder ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael A Wasylik, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2919 W. Swann Avenue; Suite 201, Office of Michael Wasylik Md
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Michael Wasylik sees patients in Tampa, FL. His medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He graduated from Ohio State University College of Medicine. These areas are among his clinical interests: back pain, knee problems, and hand problems. Dr. Wasylik's patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and Aetna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Wasylik accepts. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Wasylik is professionally affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital, St. Joseph's Women's Hospital, and Memorial Hospital of Tampa.

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Clinical Interests: Hip Problems, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Musculoskeletal Problems, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 17
  • Uninsured Cost: $4,000
  • Medicare Cost: $1,590

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What is Joint Replacement?

Joint replacement, sometimes also called arthroplasty, is an option when a joint becomes severely damaged by disease or injury. The damaged cartilage of the joint is surgically removed, the ends of the bones in the joint are resurfaced, and a prosthetic is installed. Most prosthetic joints are made of a metal piece that fits into a plastic sleeve so that they glide smoothly. A joint replacement increases stability in the damaged area and decreases pain. The hip and knee are the two joints most commonly replaced, but joint replacement can also be performed on the ankle, shoulder, elbow and even fingers.

Although joint replacement is one of the safest and most reliable medical procedures available, it is still a major surgical procedure. All surgical procedures carry risks, such as infection or blood clots. For this reason, doctors try to help their patients avoid surgery for as long as they can. Taking arthritis medications, losing weight, avoiding high impact sports such as running, taking supplements such as glucosamine or chondroitin, or having joint injections may allow a patient to enjoy life without the need for surgery.

After having joint replacement surgery, expect some pain the first few days as you recover. Physical therapy is an important part of recovery, and it can decrease complications and increase your future mobility. As soon as possible, returning to low impact sports such as swimming, walking or biking can stretch and heal your new joint. A prosthetic joint can last 15 - 20 years and cannot be further damaged by degenerative diseases such as arthritis, so once it is done you should be pain-free for many years.