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We found 5 providers matching replacement arthroplasty and who accept Preferred Plan Inc. PPO near Buffalo Grove, IL.

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Dr. Matthew Aaron Bernstein, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
404 North Mchenry Road
Buffalo Grove, IL
 

Dr. Matthew Bernstein sees patients in Schaumburg, IL, Elk Grove Village, IL, and Buffalo Grove, IL. His medical specialties are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University, Dr. Bernstein attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Bernstein include hand problems, carpal tunnel surgery, and wrist arthroscopy. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Workers' Compensation, and Aetna Medicare, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Bernstein is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Relevant Interests: , replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement)

All Interests: Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Elbow Arthroscopy, Wrist Problems, Open Reduction and Internal Fixation ... (Read more)

Dr. Jason Lewis Rotstein, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
404 North Mchenry Road
Buffalo Grove, IL
 

Dr. Jason Rotstein's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. In his practice, he is particularly interested in sports health. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). Dr. Rotstein graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and then he performed his residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Rotstein accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS.

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Clinical Interests: Sports Health

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 14
  • Uninsured Cost: $8,476
  • Medicare Cost: $1,379
Narendra R Patel
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
404 North Mchenry Road
Buffalo Grove, IL
 

Dr. Narendra Patel practices podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Patel's areas of expertise include MRI (magnetic resonance imaging), arthroscopic surgery, and ankle replacement. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Healthcare HMO, United Healthcare POS, and more. In addition to English, Dr. Patel speaks Gujarati.

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Relevant Interests: , ankle replacement

All Interests: MRI, Reconstructive Surgery, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Occupational Therapy Treatment, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1253 South Rand Road
Arlington Heights, IL
 

Dr. James Hill is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Arlington Heights, IL. He is especially interested in shoulder problems and elbow problems. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). After attending Creighton University School of Medicine, Dr. Hill completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Creighton University. Dr. Hill has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical Interests: Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 31
  • Uninsured Cost: $6,610
  • Medicare Cost: $1,668
Dr. Mark Aaron Yaffe, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
404 North Mchenry Road
Buffalo Grove, IL
 

Dr. Mark Yaffe's areas of specialization are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery; he sees patients in Schaumburg, IL, Elk Grove Village, IL, and Bartlett, IL. His areas of expertise include upper extremity problems, wrist replacement, and wrist arthroscopy. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Yaffe accepts. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University, Dr. Yaffe attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , wrist replacement, finger joint replacement, shoulder replacement, elbow replacement

All Interests: Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Finger Joint Replacement, Basal Joint Arthroplasty, Wrist Replacement, Wrist ... (Read more)

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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.