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We found 4 providers matching arthroscopic surgery and who accept Humana Gold HMO near Cumming, GA.

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Dr. Edward Henry Holliger IV, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1100 Northside Forsyth Drive; Suite 340
Cumming, GA
 

Dr. Edward Holliger's areas of specialization are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery; he sees patients in Roswell, GA and Cumming, GA. Dr. Holliger's clinical interests include hand problems, hand surgery procedures, and elbow problems. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. After completing medical school at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. His distinctions include: Top Regional Doctors in Hand Surgery, Castle Connelly; Top Doc in Orthopaedic Surgery; and Atlanta Magazine. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital, WellStar, and North Fulton Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Hand Problems, Upper Extremity Problems, Hand ... (Read more)

Dr. Irfan Ansari, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1100 Northside Forsyth Drive; Suite 340
Cumming, GA
 

Dr. Irfan Ansari is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Clinical interests for Dr. Ansari include knee problems, pain, and sports health. Dr. Ansari's hospital/clinic affiliations include Emory Johns Creek Hospital, WellStar, and North Fulton Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Ansari is accepting new patients. He graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. Dr. Ansari has received distinctions including Associate Team Physician, NFL, Cincinnati Bengals; Associate Team Physician, University of Cincinnati; and Associate Team Physician, Cincinnati Mighty Ducks.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, knee arthroscopy

All Interests: Pain, Sports Health, Shoulder Reconstruction, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Shoulder Surgery, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 205
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,280 - $3,884
  • Medicare Cost: $177 - $1,089
Dr. Sourendra Raut, MD
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1100 Northside Forsyth Drive; Suite 340
Cumming, GA
 

Dr. Sourendra Raut, who practices in Cumming, GA, is a medical specialist in foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is a graduate of McGill University Faculty of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with McGill University for residency. These areas are among Dr. Raut's clinical interests: foot problems, foot arthroscopy, and total ankle replacement. Dr. Raut is rated highly by his patients. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with WellStar and North Fulton Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , foot arthroscopy, ankle arthroscopy

All Interests: Sports Health, Foot Surgery, Ankle Problems, Ankle Surgery, Ankle Arthroscopy, Foot Arthroscopy, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
318 Tribble Gap Road
Cumming, GA
 

Dr. Jesse Seidman specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patients rated Dr. Seidman highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He attended medical school at SUNY Upstate Medical University.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 24
  • Uninsured Cost: $619 - $2,215
  • Medicare Cost: $174 - $292

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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.