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We found 7 providers matching replacement arthroplasty and who accept First Health near Bloomingdale, IL.

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Dr. Lenard W La Belle, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
515 Thornhill Drive
Carol Stream, IL
 

Dr. Lenard Labelle works as an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist in Warrenville, IL and Carol Stream, IL. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Labelle include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and sports health. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Labelle attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and then went on to complete his residency at Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners. He has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. Dr. Labelle is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Joint Reconstruction, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 19
  • Uninsured Cost: $10,155
  • Medicare Cost: $1,726
Dr. Sanjay Kirit Patari, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
303 E Army Trail Road; #410b
Bloomingdale, IL
 

Dr. Sanjay Patari's specialties are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He practices in Hoffman Estates, IL, Bloomingdale, IL, and Calumet Park, IL. Dr. Patari's areas of expertise include heel surgery, finger joint replacement, and cervical (neck) spine problems. Patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Patari accepts. Dr. Patari graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). Dr. Patari (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Gujarati and Hindi. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist GlenOaks Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Relevant Interests: , partial hip replacement (hip hemiarthroplasty), hip replacement, knee replacement, wrist replacement, finger joint replacement, partial knee replacement, minimally invasive hip replacement, ankle replacement, minimally invasive knee replacement

All Interests: Finger Joint Replacement, Heel Surgery, ACL Injury, Ankle Fracture, Wrist Replacement, Wrist ... (Read more)

Dr. Aaron A Bare, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
820 Route; 59 Ste 320
Bartlett, IL
 

Dr. Aaron Bare's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. After attending Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. Dr. Bare's clinical interests include knee problems, pain, and sports health. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Bare takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $10,172
  • Medicare Cost: $1,726
Dr. Sheryl Lynn Lipnick, DO
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
303 East Army Trail Road; Suite 414
Bloomingdale, IL
 

Dr. Sheryl Lipnick sees patients in Hoffman Estates, IL and Bloomingdale, IL. Her medical specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Her areas of expertise include the following: carpal tunnel surgery, heel surgery, and cervical (neck) spine problems. Her professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist GlenOaks Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN). Dr. Lipnick accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with Midwestern University, Dr. Lipnick attended Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific for medical school. Dr. Lipnick is conversant in Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , partial hip replacement (hip hemiarthroplasty), replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), total hip replacement

All Interests: Heel Surgery, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Ankle Fracture, Foot Surgery, Elbow Problems, Partial Hip ... (Read more)

Dr. David H Watt, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
515 Thornhill Drive
Carol Stream, IL
 

Dr. David Watt's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine; he sees patients in Warrenville, IL and Carol Stream, IL. After completing medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. These areas are among Dr. Watt's clinical interests: knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and sports health. The average patient rating for Dr. Watt is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Watt takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , shoulder replacement

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 33
  • Uninsured Cost: $10,161 - $10,507
  • Medicare Cost: $1,639 - $1,726
Dr. Keith L Komnick, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
303 E. Army Trail Road; #414
Bloomingdale, IL
 

Dr. Keith Komnick is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: carpal tunnel surgery, heel surgery, and cervical (neck) spine problems. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist GlenOaks Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN). Dr. Komnick is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS. Dr. Komnick studied medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Komnick trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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Relevant Interests: , partial hip replacement (hip hemiarthroplasty), hip replacement, knee replacement, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), total hip replacement

All Interests: Heel Surgery, ACL Injury, Ankle Fracture, Foot Surgery, Bursitis, Partial Hip Replacement, Joint ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 12
  • Uninsured Cost: $5,163
  • Medicare Cost: $901
Dr. Ronald C Pawlowski, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
1250 Bamburg Court
Hanover Park, IL
 

Dr. Ronald Pawlowski sees patients in Hanover Park, IL. His medical specialty is family medicine. His areas of expertise include the following: cancer screening, cardiac risk reduction, and moles. His professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Adventist GlenOaks Hospital. Dr. Pawlowski graduated from Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Midwestern University. Patients gave Dr. Pawlowski an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and HFN, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical Interests: Cancer Screening, Cardiac Risk Reduction, Moles, Physical Exams, Cholesterol Problems, Fatigue, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 15
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,269
  • Medicare Cost: $266

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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.