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We found 10 providers matching arthroscopic surgery and who accept Coventry Health Care Plans near Carol Stream, IL.

Dr. Stephen Alan Baker, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
327 Gundersen Drive; Suite A
Carol Stream, IL
 

Dr. Stephen Baker specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His areas of clinical interest consist of arthroscopic surgery and sports health. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Baker is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, HFN, and more. Dr. Baker's education and training includes medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School and residency at Mayo Clinic. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Arthroscopic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Joint Reconstruction

Dr. Kellen Kyoung Wo Choi, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
327 Gundersen Drive
Carol Strean, IL
 

Dr. Kellen Choi's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine; he sees patients in Carol Stream, IL, Carol Strean, IL, and Naperville, IL. His areas of expertise include the following: knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). Dr. Choi is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and HFN. He attended medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Choi completed a residency program at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. In addition to English, he speaks Korean. Dr. Choi's professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Hip Problems, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee ... (Read more)

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. He attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. For his professional training, Dr. Labelle completed a residency program at Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners. His areas of expertise consist of knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and sports health. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Labelle honors. He has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 90
  • Uninsured Cost: $5,214 - $8,987
  • Medicare Cost: $175 - $1,164
Dr. Richard Earl Erickson, MS, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
327 Gundersen Drive; Suite A
Carol Stream, IL
 

Dr. Richard Erickson is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Carol Stream, IL and Naperville, IL. He attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Erickson's areas of expertise include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and foot problems. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and HFN. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Erickson's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, foot arthroscopy, ankle arthroscopy

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

Dr. Hythem P Shadid, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
444 Park Boulevard
Glen Ellyn, IL
 

Dr. Hythem Shadid is an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist. These areas are among Dr. Shadid's clinical interests: hip replacement, knee problems, and carpal tunnel surgery. His patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 out of 5 stars. He takes Preferred Network Access (PNA), Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Shadid is conversant in Arabic. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Delnor Hospital, and Adventist GlenOaks Hospital. Dr. Shadid's practice is open to new patients.

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

All Interests: Sports Health, Foot Surgery, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. David K Chang, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
885 Roosevelt Road; Suite 300
Glen Ellyn, IL
 

Dr. David Chang is an orthopedist in Warrenville, IL and Glen Ellyn, IL. After completing medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School, Dr. Chang performed his residency at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. His areas of expertise include the following: knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). Patient ratings for Dr. Chang average 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Chang is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Dr. Gregory Paul Witkowski, MD
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
885 Roosevelt Road; Suite 300
Glen Ellyn, IL
 

Dr. Gregory Witkowski specializes in foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Witkowski include hammer toe, infections, and ankle replacement. Dr. Witkowski honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Wayne State University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Beaumont Hospitals. His professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , ankle arthroscopy

All Interests: Musculoskeletal Problems, Ankle Problems, Foot Problems, Hammer Toe, Ankle Arthroscopy, Bunions, ... (Read more)

Dr. Aaron A Bare, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
885 Roosevelt Road; Suite 300
Glen Ellyn, IL
 

Dr. Aaron Bare's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. His areas of expertise include knee problems, pain, and sports health. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Bare is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Bare studied medicine at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Bare completed a residency program at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. Dr. Bare has an open panel.

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

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 53
  • Uninsured Cost: $6,457 - $8,941
  • Medicare Cost: $189 - $1,154
Dr. Thomas W Kiesler, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
885 Roosevelt Road; Suite 300
Glen Ellyn, IL
 

Dr. Thomas Kiesler's specialties are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He practices in Warrenville, IL and Glen Ellyn, IL. After attending Indiana University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. Dr. Kiesler's areas of expertise include arthroscopic surgery, peripheral nerve surgery, and arthritis. His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Kiesler accepts 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 has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Wrist Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Arthritis, Hand Problems, Injuries, ... (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. These areas are among his clinical interests: knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and sports health. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. Dr. Watt attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Patient ratings for Dr. Watt average 3.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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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.