We found 13 providers matching arthroscopic surgery and who accept CIGNA Open Access HMO near Elgin, IL.

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Dr. Craig Martin Torosian, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1975 Lin Lor Lane; Plaza Suite
Elgin, IL
 

Dr. Craig Torosian is a hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Geneva, IL and Elgin, IL. Clinical interests for Dr. Torosian include arthroscopic surgery, microsurgery, and musculoskeletal injuries. Dr. Torosian is professionally affiliated with Delnor Hospital. His education and training includes medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and residency at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. Dr. Torosian's patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Dr. Kevan Earl Ketterling, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1975 Lin Lor Lane; Plaza Suite
Elgin, IL
 

Dr. Kevan Ketterling is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Ketterling's areas of expertise include the following: knee problems, foot problems, and arthroscopic surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Delnor Hospital. His education and training includes medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and residency at Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners and Spectrum Health. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 2.5 stars out of 5. United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ketterling accepts. Dr. Ketterling has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Dr. Vishal M Mehta, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1975 Lin Lor Lane; Plaza Suite
Elgin, IL
 

Dr. Vishal Mehta is an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among Dr. Mehta's clinical interests: knee problems, foot problems, and shoulder problems. United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mehta takes. After attending the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Mehta is affiliated with Delnor Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 46
  • Charge (avg.): $3,500 - $8,551
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $197 - $1,206
Dr. Thomas Allen Atkins, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1975 Lin Lor Lane; Plaza Suite
Elgin, IL
 

Dr. Thomas Atkins is a specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Geneva, IL and Elgin, IL. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago, Dr. Atkins attended medical school at the University of Vermont College of Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Atkins include arthroscopic surgery, musculoskeletal injuries, and arthritis. The average patient rating for Dr. Atkins is 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Delnor Hospital. Dr. Atkins's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Wrist Problems, Endoscopic Surgery, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Arthritis, Hand Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. David R Morawski, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1975 Lin Lor Lane; Plaza Suite
Elgin, IL
 

Dr. David Morawski's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago, Dr. Morawski attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school. His areas of expertise include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and musculoskeletal injuries. United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Morawski honors. Dr. Morawski is affiliated with Delnor Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Dr. James Patrick Sostak II, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1975 Lin Lor Lane; Plaza Suite
Elgin, IL
 

Dr. James Sostak is an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist. His areas of expertise include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and musculoskeletal injuries. Dr. Sostak honors United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Sostak completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Sostak is professionally affiliated with Delnor Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 12
  • Charge (avg.): $6,026
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $610
Dr. Michael Gitelis, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2350 Royal Boulevard; Suite 200
Elgin, IL
 

Dr. Michael Gitelis works as an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Dr. Gitelis obtained his medical school training at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and the University of Illinois College of Medicine and performed his residency at Rush University Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with Delnor Hospital. Dr. Gitelis has an open panel.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 13
  • Charge (avg.): $5,354
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $169
Dr. Joshua M Alpert, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2350 Royal Boulevard; Suite 200
Elgin, IL
 

Dr. Joshua Alpert is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Patients gave Dr. Alpert an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include shoulder arthritis, rotator cuff tear, and meniscus tear. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Delnor Hospital. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice. Dr. Alpert has an open panel. He obtained his medical school training at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and performed his residency at Rush University Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Dr. Eric Karl Bartel, MD
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1975 Lin Lor Lane; Plaza Suite
Elgin, IL
 

Dr. Eric Bartel practices foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Geneva, IL and Elgin, IL. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Bartel's clinical interests include foot problems, arthroscopic surgery, and musculoskeletal injuries. He takes United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Bartel graduated from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and then he performed his residency at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University. He is professionally affiliated with Delnor Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Dr. Aaron Bare is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. These areas are among his clinical interests: knee problems, pain, and sports health. Dr. Bare's hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He is accepting new patients. Dr. Bare graduated from Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University.

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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)

Dr. Michael G Kogan, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2350 Royal Boulevard; Suite 200
Elgin, IL
 

Dr. Michael Kogan's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine; he sees patients in Elgin, IL and Algonquin, IL. He attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and then went on to complete his residency at Ohio State University Medical Center. These areas are among his clinical interests: hip replacement, ACL reconstruction, and knee replacement. Dr. Kogan takes Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. His professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Delnor Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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

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

Dr. Timothy S Petsche, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1975 Lin Lor Lane; Plaza Suite
Elgin, IL
 

Dr. Timothy Petsche is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He works in Geneva, IL and Elgin, IL. He graduated from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. His areas of expertise include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and musculoskeletal injuries. Dr. Petsche has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Petsche accepts United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare Choice, United Healthcare EPO, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Delnor Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 44
  • Charge (avg.): $3,500 - $8,551
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $197 - $1,206
Joanna M Leafblad
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
1975 Lin Lor Lane; Plaza Suite
Elgin, IL
 

Dr. Joanna Chura's areas of specialization are podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery. Her areas of expertise include the following: arthroscopic surgery, hammer toe, and arthritis. She takes United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare Choice, United Healthcare EPO, and more. Dr. Chura trained at Hennepin County Medical Center for residency. She is affiliated with Delnor Hospital. She has an open panel.

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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.
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