We found 49 providers matching arthroscopic surgery and who accept Humana HMO near Glen Ellyn, IL.

Dr. William Robert Ii Sterba II, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
27650 Ferry Road; Suite 100
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. William Sterba is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Sterba include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). Dr. Sterba takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He studied medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Sterba trained at Henry Ford Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Sterba's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Dr. Richard Lawrence Makowiec, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
27650 Ferry Road; Suite 100
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. Richard Makowiec, who practices in Warrenville, IL and Naperville, IL, is a medical specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. After attending the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school, he completed his residency training at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. Clinical interests for Dr. Makowiec include arthroscopic surgery, arthritis, and sports health. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Delnor Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Makowiec's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Dr. Paul Eugene Papierski, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1 Transam Plaza; Suite 460
Oakbrook Terrace, IL
 

Dr. Paul Papierski's specialties are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Papierski graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Clinical interests for Dr. Papierski include arthroscopic surgery, microsurgery, and hand problems. Dr. Papierski is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Papierski (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Arabic and Spanish. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), and Vista Health System. Dr. Papierski has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Work Injuries, 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, who practices in Warrenville, IL and Carol Stream, IL, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. His clinical interests include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). Dr. Labelle accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and a graduate of Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners' residency program. Dr. Labelle has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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Dr. Jeffery A Senall, MD
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
27650 Ferry Road; Suite 100
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Senall sees patients in Naperville, IL and Warrenville, IL. His medical specialties are foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among Dr. Senall's clinical interests: knee problems, hammer toe, and sports health. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He is open to new patients. Dr. Senall obtained his medical school training at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and performed his residency at Henry Ford Hospital. Dr. Senall is conversant in Spanish.

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

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Dr. Prasad Vrkv Gourineni, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1806 S. Highland Avenue
Lombard, IL
 

Dr. Prasad Gourineni's medical specialty is pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Gourineni include spine problems and hip problems. Dr. Gourineni is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. After attending Andhra Medical College for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. Dr. Gourineni (or staff) speaks the following languages: Telugu and Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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Dr. Scott M Sporer, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
25 North Winfield Road
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Scott Sporer is an orthopedic surgeon. Before performing his residency at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Dr. Sporer attended the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine for medical school. Dr. Sporer has a special interest in knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and arthritis. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sporer takes. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. Dr. Sporer is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, hip arthroscopy

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

Dr. Richard K Thomas, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
27650 Ferry Road; Suite 100
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. Richard Thomas is a hand surgeon and orthopedic surgeon in Warrenville, IL. He studied medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). These areas are among Dr. Thomas's clinical interests: arthroscopic surgery, microsurgery, and arthritis. Patients gave Dr. Thomas an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. Dr. Thomas is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Dr. Thomas W Kiesler, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
885 Roosevelt Road; Suite 300
Glen Ellyn, IL
 

Dr. Thomas Kiesler, who practices in Warrenville, IL and Glen Ellyn, IL, is a medical specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Kiesler is 4.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Kiesler include arthroscopic surgery, peripheral nerve surgery, and arthritis. Dr. Kiesler is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University, Dr. Kiesler attended medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Kiesler is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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Dr. David M Mochel, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
27650 Ferry Road
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. David Mochel is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Mochel include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school, Dr. Mochel completed his residency training at Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners. He is conversant in Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

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

Dr. Stephen Baker is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Baker is 4.0 stars out of 5. He is especially interested in arthroscopic surgery and sports health. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. Dr. Baker is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and HFN, as well as other insurance carriers. He has an open panel. He attended the University of Michigan Medical School and subsequently trained at Mayo Clinic for residency.

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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; Suite A
Carol Stream, IL
 

Dr. Kellen Choi specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Choi graduated from Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. Areas of expertise for Dr. Choi include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and HFN are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Choi takes. Dr. Choi is conversant in Korean. His professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Dr. David Watt's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His clinical interests include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and pain. Dr. Watt is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. He attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago for residency. Dr. Watt is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Watt's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Dr. Hythem Shadid is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist. His average patient rating is 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Shadid's clinical interests include hip replacement, knee problems, and pain. He takes several insurance carriers, including Preferred Network Access (PNA), Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare Plans. He attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago for residency. He speaks Arabic. Dr. Shadid's hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Delnor Hospital, and Adventist GlenOaks Hospital. Dr. Shadid welcomes new patients.

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

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

Dr. David Chang is an orthopedic surgeon in Warrenville, IL and Glen Ellyn, IL. Clinical interests for Dr. Chang include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). The average patient rating for Dr. Chang is 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He studied medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School. For his residency, Dr. Chang trained at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. Dr. Chang is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Chang is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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Dr. Richard Earl Erickson, MS, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
327 E Gunderson Drive; Suite A
Carol Stream, IL
 

Dr. Richard Erickson specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in Carol Stream, IL and Naperville, IL. Dr. Erickson attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago for residency. His clinical interests include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and foot problems. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and HFN, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Erickson is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. His practice is open to new patients.

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

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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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