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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopaedic Surgery Florida; Department Chair, Florida, West Palm Beach, Mail Code Wstn
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Gregory Gilot is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Weston, FL and West Palm Beach, FL. Dr. Gilot (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: French and Haitian Creole. Clinical interests for Dr. Gilot include general orthopedics, arthroplasty, and clinical trials. Dr. Gilot is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic. He attended medical school at Penn State College of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at the University Medical Center, Lafayette. Patient ratings for Dr. Gilot average 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He has received professional recognition including the following: Fellow, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, hip arthroscopy, knee arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy

All Interests: Sports Health, Hip Pain, Shoulder Revision, Knee Pain, Shoulder Dislocation, Musculoskeletal Pain, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 57
  • Charge (avg.): $3,158 - $5,081
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $176 - $1,212

Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Florida; West Palm Beach, Mail Code Wstn
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Juan Suarez is a physician who specializes in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. These areas are among Dr. Suarez's clinical interests: hip replacement, knee arthroscopy, and knee injury. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Suarez is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthroscopy

All Interests: Musculoskeletal Pain, Bursitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Hip Revision, Bone Problems, Total Knee ... (Read more)

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
Florida; West Palm Beach, Mail Code Wstn
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Brian Leo, who practices in Coral Gables, FL, Weston, FL, and West Palm Beach, FL, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Leo include steroid injections, knee arthroscopy, and hip pain. Dr. Leo is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic. He attended the University of Virginia School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia for residency. The average patient rating for Dr. Leo is 5.0 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. Leo accepts. His distinctions include: The Leonard Marmor Surgical Arthritis Foundation Outstanding Orthopaedic Resident Award and Golden Key National Honor Society Blue Key Leadership Honorary National Dean's List.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, hip arthroscopy, knee arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy, ankle arthroscopy

All Interests: Sports Health, Hip Pain, Knee Pain, Shoulder Dislocation, Musculoskeletal Pain, Bursitis, PCL ... (Read more)

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
Florida; West Palm Beach, Mail Code Wstn
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Preetesh Patel is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Weston, FL and West Palm Beach, FL. The average patient rating for Dr. Patel is 5.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: hip replacement, knee injury, and hip revision. 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. Patel is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and a graduate of Jackson Memorial Medical Center's residency program. He is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthroscopy

All Interests: Bursitis, Hip Revision, Bone Problems, Total Knee Replacement, Knee Revision, Arthritis, Hip ... (Read more)

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1411 N Flagler Drive; Suite 9800
West Palm Beach, FL
 

Dr. Vincent Fowble's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Fowble is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. His areas of expertise include the following: knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). 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. Fowble graduated from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

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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.
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