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We found 36 providers matching arthroscopic surgery and who accept Humana Gold HMO near Chicago, IL.

Dr. Srdjan Mirkovic, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
680 N Lake Shore Drive; Suite 924
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Srdjan Mirkovic's areas of specialization are spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery; he sees patients in Chicago, IL and Glenview, IL. These areas are among his clinical interests: back pain, spinal trauma, and spine tumor. His professional affiliations include NorthShore Medical Group, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Mirkovic takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Mirkovic's practice is open to new patients. After attending Georgetown University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Mirkovic (or staff) speaks Serbian, Spanish, and French.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Disc Replacement, Arthroscopic Surgery, Cervical Spine Problems, Laser Treatment, Surgical ... (Read more)

Dr. Steven Andreas Kodros, MD
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
680 N Lake Shore Drive; Suite 1028
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Steven Kodros works as a foot and ankle surgeon and orthopedic surgeon. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include foot problems, arthroscopic surgery, and musculoskeletal (orthopedic) trauma. Dr. Kodros is professionally affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Kodros has an open panel. He studied medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. For his professional training, Dr. Kodros completed a residency program at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Ankle Fracture, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Musculoskeletal Problems, Ankle Problems, Foot ... (Read more)

Dr. Gordon William Nuber, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
680 North Lake Shore Drive; Suite 924
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Gordon Nuber's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He practices in Chicago, IL and Glenview, IL. His areas of expertise include knee problems, sports health, and shoulder reconstruction. He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Nuber takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, CIGNA HMO, and more. Before completing his residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Dr. Nuber attended medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include NorthShore Medical Group, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Nuber's office for an appointment.

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

All Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Reconstruction, Elbow Arthroscopy, Elbow Problems, Knee Problems, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 61
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,944 - $6,138
  • Medicare Cost: $169 - $1,238
Dr. Patrick Michael Birmingham, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
680 N Lakeshore Drive; Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Patrick Birmingham sees patients in Lincolnshire, IL, Evanston, IL, and Chicago, IL. His medical specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. These areas are among his clinical interests: arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Birmingham is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Birmingham trained at George Washington University Medical Center for his residency. He is professionally affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Dr. Mark K Bowen, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
680 North Lake Shore Drive; Suite 1028
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Mark Bowen is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Bowen has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Clinical interests for Dr. Bowen include sports health, knee reconstruction, and shoulder reconstruction. His hospital/clinic affiliations include NorthShore Medical Group, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Bowen is open to new patients. After completing medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College, he performed his residency at Hospital for Special Surgery. He has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors.

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

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 64
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,781 - $6,149
  • Medicare Cost: $204 - $1,238
Dr. Chadwick C Prodromos, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1431 N Western Avenue; Suite 140
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Chadwick Prodromos works as an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist in Glenview, IL and Chicago, IL. Dr. Prodromos's average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include meniscus repair, hip arthroscopy, and sports health. His professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), NorthShore University HealthSystem, and Rush Oak Park Hospital. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Prodromos's education and training includes medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and residency at Rush University Medical Center. Dr. Prodromos (or staff) speaks Spanish and Greek.

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

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Shoulder Problems, Partial Knee Replacement, Knee ... (Read more)

Dr. Brian J Chilelli, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
626 N Saint Clair Street; Suite 1350
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Brian Chilelli's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is a graduate of the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine. Dr. Chilelli trained at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University for residency. These areas are among his clinical interests: knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and partial knee arthroplasty. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Chilelli is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Dr. Scott D Cordes, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
676 N Saint Clair Street; Suite 450
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Scott Cordes, who practices in Chicago, IL and Glenview, IL, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). Dr. Cordes honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, CIGNA HMO, and more. Before completing his residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Dr. Cordes attended medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Dr. Armen Siragsn Kelikian, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
680 N Lake Shore Drive; Suite 1028
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Armen Kelikian's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Kelikian is conversant in Armenian. Areas of expertise for Dr. Kelikian include foot reconstruction, ankle problems, and ankle arthroscopy. He is professionally affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He studied medicine at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Kelikian's average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Kelikian is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, United Healthcare Plans, and more. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, ankle arthroscopy

All Interests: Ankle Fracture, Foot Surgery, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Ankle Problems, Ankle Surgery, Ankle ... (Read more)

Dr. Scott M Sporer, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1611 W Harrison Street; Suite 400
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Scott Sporer specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. In his practice, he is particularly interested in knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and arthritis. Dr. Sporer honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Sporer is a graduate of the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, hip arthroscopy

All Interests: Hip Problems, Hip Arthroscopy, Revision Arthroplasty, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Anish Raj Kadakia, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
259 E Erie Street 13th Floor; Lavin Family Pavilion
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Anish Kadakia is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Kadakia include achilles tendon problems, foot arthroscopy, and foot reconstruction. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medical Group (NMG), Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He is a graduate of Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Kadakia trained at Northwestern Memorial Hospital for residency. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Dr. Kadakia welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , foot arthroscopy, ankle arthroscopy

All Interests: Foot Surgery, Ankle Problems, Ankle Surgery, Ankle Reconstruction, Arthritis, Sports Injuries, Foot ... (Read more)

Dr. Craig Justin Finlayson, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
225 East Chicago Avenue; Box #69
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Craig Finlayson is a specialist in pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He 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. Dr. Finlayson's clinical interests encompass ACL reconstruction. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers. His professional affiliations include Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Medicine, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Finlayson is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hip arthroscopy

All Interests: Sports Health, ACL Injury, Hip Arthroscopy, Musculoskeletal Surgery, ACL Reconstruction

Dr. James Allen Hill, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
820 South Damen Avenue
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. James Hill specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Hill include knee problems, sports health, and shoulder reconstruction. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medical Group (NMG), Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Northwestern Memorial Hospital for residency. Dr. Hill takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Reconstruction, Knee Problems

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 39
  • Uninsured Cost: $4,019 - $4,900
  • Medicare Cost: $622 - $648
Dr. Stephen M Gryzlo, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
259 E Erie Street 13th Floor; Lavin Family Pavilion
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Stephen Gryzlo practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in River Forest, IL and Chicago, IL. He has a special interest in sports health, knee reconstruction, and knee arthroscopy. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medical Group (NMG), Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. After attending Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Dr. Gryzlo completed his residency training at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. The average patient rating for Dr. Gryzlo is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Gryzlo takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors. Dr. Gryzlo is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, knee arthroscopy

All Interests: Sports Health, ACL Injury, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Knee Arthroscopy, Knee ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 56
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,698 - $5,965
  • Medicare Cost: $193 - $1,122
Dr. Ari J Kaz, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
150 N. Michigan Avenue; Suite 1400
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Ari Kaz is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. On average, patients gave Dr. Kaz a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is professionally affiliated with NorthShore University HealthSystem and Swedish Covenant Hospital. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He has an open panel. His education and training includes medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and residency at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. Dr. Kaz speaks Hebrew.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Foot Surgery, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Ankle Problems, Foot Problems, Trauma

Dr. George A Sisson Jr., MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
259 E Erie Street 13th Floor; Lavin Family Pavilion
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. George Sisson is an orthopedist in Chicago, IL and Northbrook, IL. His areas of expertise include the following: foot problems, osteoporosis, and osteomyelitis. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Sisson studied medicine at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Sisson's training includes a residency program at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Medical Group (NMG), and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthroscopy, ankle arthroscopy

All Interests: Osteoporosis, Musculoskeletal Trauma, Fractures, Osteomyelitis, Ankle Problems, Knee Arthroscopy, ... (Read more)

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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.