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Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
7900 Rollins Road
Gurnee, IL
 

Dr. Anand Srinivasan is an adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery specialist. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Srinivasan is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group.

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Relevant Interests: , knee replacement

All Interests: Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement, Minimally Invasive Procedures

Dr. John Gottfried Mayer, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
105 N Greenleaf Street
Gurnee, IL
 

Dr. John Mayer's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Mayer include hip replacement, knee problems, and knee replacement. Dr. Mayer accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HFN, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, as well as other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and residency at Michael Reese Hospital. He is conversant in German. Dr. Mayer is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , knee replacement

All Interests: Hip Problems, Hip Revision, Reconstructive Surgery, Knee Problems, Minimally Invasive Surgery, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 60
  • Charge (avg.): $8,592
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,796
Dr. Christ Jerry Pavlatos, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3021 Falling Waters Boulevard; Suite C
Lindenhurst, IL
 

Dr. Christ Pavlatos' medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Pavlatos include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and general orthopedics. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine and Illinois Bone & Joint Institute. Dr. Pavlatos attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Pavlatos's patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical Interests: General Orthopedics, Sports Health, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 19
  • Charge (avg.): $7,547
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,722
Dr. Bruce C Summerville, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
350 S Greenleaf Street; Suite 405
Gurnee, IL
 

Dr. Bruce Summerville is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Gurnee, IL, Lindenhurst, IL, and Lake Forest, IL. His clinical interests include meniscus repair, cervical (neck) spine problems, and partial knee replacement. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Summerville honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Dr. Summerville attended medical school at Rush Medical College. Dr. Summerville's professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine, Vista Health System, and Illinois Bone & Joint Institute. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , knee replacement, partial knee replacement

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, ACL Injury, Partial Knee Replacement, Lower Back Problems, Cervical Spine ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 18
  • Charge (avg.): $7,966
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,774
Dr. Tomas Edward Nemickas, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
350 S Greenleaf Street; Suite 405
Gurnee, IL
 

Dr. Tomas Nemickas' medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Nemickas's clinical interests include computer assisted surgery (CAS), meniscus repair, and ACL reconstruction. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine, Vista Health System, and Illinois Bone & Joint Institute. Dr. Nemickas accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Aetna, and more. He is open to new patients. He graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago for his residency.

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Clinical Interests: Meniscus Repair, Sports Health, Shoulder Reconstruction, Occupational Health Issues, Computer ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 26
  • Charge (avg.): $5,733
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,207
Dr. Thomas Edward Baier, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
105 N Greenleaf
Gurnee, IL
 

Dr. Thomas Baier sees patients in Gurnee, IL, Libertyville, IL, and Round Lake, IL. His medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. After completing medical school at Rush Medical College, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Southern Illinois University. Dr. Baier's clinical interests include hip replacement, meniscus repair, and arthroscopic surgery. His average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Baier is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HFN, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , knee replacement

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Sports Health, Arthroscopic Surgery, Total Joint Replacement, Hip Replacement, ... (Read more)

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What is Knee Replacement Surgery?

Knee replacement is a surgical procedure to replace parts of the knee joint that are damaged. It is most often done to treat arthritis, a common condition that causes stiffness and pain in the joints. Knee replacement is used only if other, less invasive treatments have not worked.

A knee replacement may be partial, involving only the damaged areas, or it may include the entire joint. During surgery, the cartilage, a smooth and tough piece of tissue that lines the ends of bones, is removed. The ends of the femur (thigh bone), tibia (lower leg bone), and, sometimes, patella (kneecap) are smoothed out and replaced with metal parts. The cartilage is then replaced with a plastic disc that the metal can glide across when moving. This removes any rough or grinding surfaces within the knee that may have been causing pain.

Surgery can be performed by a large incision along the knee or through tiny incisions with small tools and an arthroscope, a small lighted tube with a camera. The procedure takes one to two hours, and you will stay in the hospital for a few days following surgery as you heal and learn to use your new knee. Physical therapy can help you move correctly and prevent stiffness. Generally, you will be able to return to normal activity within a few weeks, but you may be asked to stop participating in high-impact activities, like football or running, which could injure your new knee.

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