We found 11 providers matching arthroscopic surgery and who accept Medicare Advantage near Glen Ellyn, IL.

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

Dr. Paul Papierski works as a hand surgeon and orthopedic surgeon in Schaumburg, IL, Oakbrook Terrace, IL, and Libertyville, IL. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Papierski include arthroscopic surgery, microsurgery, and hand problems. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Papierski honors. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago, Dr. Papierski attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school. Dr. Papierski (or staff) is conversant in Arabic and Spanish. Dr. Papierski is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), and Vista Health System. Dr. Papierski is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

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

Dr. Stephen Baker works as an orthopedic surgeon. Clinical interests for Dr. Baker include arthroscopic surgery and sports health. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. Dr. Baker graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School. His training includes a residency program at Mayo Clinic. Dr. Baker is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and HFN are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Baker takes. He is open to 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; Suite A
Carol Stream, IL
 

Dr. Kellen Choi practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine in Carol Stream, IL, Carol Strean, IL, and Naperville, IL. His clinical interests include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, HFN, and more. Dr. Choi obtained his medical school training at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and performed his residency at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. He speaks Korean. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Choi's office for an appointment.

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

Dr. Richard Erickson practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Carol Stream, IL and Naperville, IL. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago, Dr. Erickson attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school. His areas of expertise include the following: knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and foot problems. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and HFN, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Erickson welcomes new patients.

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

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Dr. Kevin F Walsh, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
25 N Winfield Road; Suite 400
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Kevin Walsh's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Walsh is a graduate of the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Michael Reese Hospital. Clinical interests for Dr. Walsh include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and foot problems. Dr. Walsh is rated 2.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 32
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,936 - $3,711
  • Medicare Cost: $574 - $650
Dr. Raghu Rao Pulluru, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
430 Pennsylvania Avenue; Suite 310
Glen Ellyn, IL
 

Dr. Raghu Pulluru is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago, Dr. Pulluru attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. His areas of expertise include the following: knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and musculoskeletal injuries. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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Dr. Marc Alan Asselmeier, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
430 Pennsylvania Avenue; Suite 310
Glen Ellyn, IL
 

Dr. Marc Asselmeier is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. His areas of expertise include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and sports health. Dr. Asselmeier has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. Dr. Asselmeier welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Joint Reconstruction

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 42
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,368 - $4,502
  • Medicare Cost: $197 - $1,206
Dr. Bruce J Goldberg, MD
Specializes in Podiatry, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2001 N Gary Avenue; Suite 230
Wheaton, IL
 

Dr. Bruce Goldberg is a specialist in podiatry (foot & ankle medicine), orthopedics/orthopedic surgery, and sports medicine. Patient reviews placed Dr. Goldberg at an average of 2.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include knee problems, knee replacement, and overuse injuries. United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Goldberg honors. He graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin and the University of Illinois College of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. Dr. Goldberg's professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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

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

Dr. Stephen Robert Arndt, MD
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
430 Pennsylvania Avenue; Suite 310
Glen Ellyn, IL
 

Dr. Stephen Arndt is a specialist in foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Glen Ellyn, IL, Naperville, IL, and Hinsdale, IL. His clinical interests include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and foot problems. Dr. Arndt is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center, Dr. Arndt attended medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine.

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

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Dr. John A Lombardi, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
430 Pennsylvania Avenue; Suite 240
Glen Ellyn, IL
 

Dr. John Lombardi works as an orthopedic surgeon in Glen Ellyn, IL, Winfield, IL, and Naperville, IL. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Lombardi include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and arthritis. Dr. Lombardi takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Lombardi is a graduate of Northeast Ohio Medical University and a graduate of Mount Carmel Health System's residency program. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Keith L Komnick, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
303 E. Army Trail Road; Suite 414, Building #2
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Keith Komnick is an orthopedist in Des Plaines, IL, Bloomingdale, IL, and Hoffman Estates, IL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Komnick include carpal tunnel surgery, heel surgery, and cervical (neck) spine problems. Dr. Komnick takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS. After attending the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Komnick is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist GlenOaks Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, hip arthroscopy, arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, knee arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy, ankle arthroscopy

All Interests: Heel Surgery, ACL Injury, Ankle Fracture, Foot Surgery, Bursitis, Partial Hip Replacement, Joint ... (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.