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Dr. John George Vachtsevanos, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1240 Jesse Jewell Parkway Se
Gainesville, GA
 

Dr. John Vachtsevanos specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS). Dr. Vachtsevanos is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He graduated from Baylor College of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Emory University for his residency. Dr. Vachtsevanos speaks Spanish.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 126
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,716 - $3,963
  • Medicare Cost: $170 - $1,029
Dr. Michael Bradley Gottsman, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
655 Jesse Jewell Parkway; Suite B
Gainesville, GA
 

Dr. Michael Gottsman's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Gottsman is rated highly by his patients. His professional affiliations include Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) and The Longstreet Clinic (TLC), PC. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Gottsman attended Duke University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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Clinical Interests: Sports Health, Ankle Problems, Total Joint Replacement, Hip Replacement, Foot Problems

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 26
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,305 - $3,975
  • Medicare Cost: $521 - $1,033
Dr. Harry Harper Ferran Jr., MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
655 Jesse Jewell Parkway; Se, Suite B
Gainesville, GA
 

Dr. Harry Ferran works as an orthopedic surgeon. Dr. Ferran is affiliated with Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) and The Longstreet Clinic (TLC), PC. Before completing his residency at the University of Tennessee-Campbell Clinic, Dr. Ferran attended medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy

All Interests: Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Hip Problems, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Knee Arthroscopy, Shoulder ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 80
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,300 - $3,975
  • Medicare Cost: $170 - $1,024
Dr. Barry G Munn, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
655 Jesse Jewell Parkway; Se, Suite B
Gainesville, GA
 

Dr. Barry Munn is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Munn attended Tulane University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University. Dr. Munn is professionally affiliated with Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) and The Longstreet Clinic (TLC), PC.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Arthroscopic Surgery, Total Joint Replacement, Trauma

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,975
  • Medicare Cost: $1,033
Dr. Derek Ronald Moore, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
655 Jesse Jewell Parkway Se; Suite B
Gainesville, GA
 

Dr. Derek Moore's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His professional affiliations include Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) and The Longstreet Clinic (TLC), PC. He attended medical school at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. Dr. Moore's medical residency was performed at Greenville Health System. He is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Moore takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Sports Health, Arthroscopic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Joint Replacement, ... (Read more)

Dr. Gary Davis III, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1240 Jesse Jewell Parkway Se
Gainesville, GA
 

Dr. Gary Davis sees patients in Gainesville, GA. His medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Davis's education and training includes medical school at East Tennessee State University, Quillen College of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Davis is affiliated with Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS).

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 86
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,716 - $4,318
  • Medicare Cost: $380 - $534

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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.