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We found 9 providers matching replacement arthroplasty and who accept WellPoint near Hinsdale, IL.

Dr. Michael David Stover, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
1s260 Summit Avenue
Oakbrook Terrace, IL
 

Dr. Michael Stover's specialty is orthopedic trauma. He studied medicine at the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Stover trained at the University Hospitals, Cleveland. His areas of expertise include the following: hip replacement, hip revision, and hip dysplasia. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Stover is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HFN, Coventry, and more. He has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medical Group (NMG), Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, total joint replacement

All Interests: Hip Problems, Hip Dysplasia, Pelvic Fracture, Hip Fracture, Musculoskeletal Trauma, Hip Revision, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 28
  • Uninsured Cost: $9,010
  • Medicare Cost: $1,632
Dr. John Hoon Lee, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
12 Salt Creek Lane; Suite 105
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. John Lee's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Lee obtained his medical school training at Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine and performed his residency at Stanford University Medical Center. Areas of expertise for Dr. Lee include hip replacement, arthroscopic surgery, and knee replacement. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Preferred Network Access (PNA), and more. In addition to English, he speaks Korean. Dr. Lee's professional affiliations include Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist Health Partners (AHP), and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, knee replacement, finger joint replacement, shoulder replacement, elbow replacement

All Interests: Finger Joint Replacement, Sports Health, Foot Surgery, Shoulder Surgery, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Joseph Collins, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
550 W Ogden Avenue
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Michael Collins' medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Collins is 4.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: knee replacement, carpal tunnel surgery, and rotator cuff injury. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare PPO, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , knee replacement

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 68
  • Uninsured Cost: $10,632
  • Medicare Cost: $1,877
Gaurav P Vajaria
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
12004 S Rt; 59 Ste 100
Plainfield, IL
 

Dr. Gaurav Vajaria's areas of specialization are podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery; he sees patients in Naperville, IL and Plainfield, IL. His average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Vajaria has indicated that his clinical interests include foot problems, foot reconstruction, and sports health. He takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. His training includes a residency program at The University Hospital, Newark. His professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement)

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

Dr. Kevin M Hilton, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
 

Dr. Kevin Hilton is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Arlington Heights, IL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hilton include knee injury, shoulder surgery, and total hip replacement. He is professionally affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN). Dr. Hilton studied medicine at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Preferred Network Access (PNA), as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , total hip replacement, total knee replacement

All Interests: Shoulder Surgery, Total Hip Replacement, Total Knee Replacement, Knee Injury

Dr. Steven Samuel Louis, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
550 W Ogden Avenue
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Steven Louis specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Louis include hip replacement, knee replacement, and foot surgery. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Preferred Network Access (PNA), and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Louis attended medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. He has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Louis speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, knee replacement

All Interests: Foot Surgery, Surgical Procedures, Ankle Problems, Ankle Surgery, Hip Replacement, Knee ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 86
  • Uninsured Cost: $12,359
  • Medicare Cost: $1,612
Dr. Guido Marra, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2160 S First Avenue
Maywood, IL
 

Dr. Guido Marra's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He practices in Chicago, IL and Maywood, IL. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: shoulder revision, elbow arthroscopy, and reverse total shoulder replacement. Dr. Marra's professional affiliations include Northwestern Medical Group (NMG), Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Marra is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HFN, and Coventry. His practice is open to new patients. He studied medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. Dr. Marra trained at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , reverse total shoulder replacement, shoulder replacement, elbow replacement

All Interests: Shoulder Reconstruction, Shoulder Revision, Elbow Arthroscopy, Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 29
  • Uninsured Cost: $8,948
  • Medicare Cost: $1,668
Dr. Justin Mark Lareau
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
550 W Ogden Avenue
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Justin Lareau, who practices in Westmont, IL and Hinsdale, IL, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Lareau is a graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School. Areas of expertise for Dr. Lareau include knee injury, osteoporosis, and hip injury. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare HMO. Dr. Lareau is affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, knee replacement, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), partial knee replacement, MAKOplasty, hip resurfacing

All Interests: Sports Health, Knee Pain, Osteoporosis, Partial Knee Replacement, MAKOplasty, Shoulder Injury, Hip ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 66
  • Uninsured Cost: $10,761 - $11,583
  • Medicare Cost: $1,617 - $1,738
Dr. Charles Chulseung Paik, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
12 Salt Creek Lane; Suite 105
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Charles Paik practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Paik include replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), carpal tunnel surgery, and finger surgery. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist Health Partners (AHP), and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement)

All Interests: Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Sports Health, Tendonitis, Fractures, Finger Surgery, Arthritis, Replacement ... (Read more)

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What is Joint Replacement?

Joint replacement, sometimes also called arthroplasty, is an option when a joint becomes severely damaged by disease or injury. The damaged cartilage of the joint is surgically removed, the ends of the bones in the joint are resurfaced, and a prosthetic is installed. Most prosthetic joints are made of a metal piece that fits into a plastic sleeve so that they glide smoothly. A joint replacement increases stability in the damaged area and decreases pain. The hip and knee are the two joints most commonly replaced, but joint replacement can also be performed on the ankle, shoulder, elbow and even fingers.

Although joint replacement is one of the safest and most reliable medical procedures available, it is still a major surgical procedure. All surgical procedures carry risks, such as infection or blood clots. For this reason, doctors try to help their patients avoid surgery for as long as they can. Taking arthritis medications, losing weight, avoiding high impact sports such as running, taking supplements such as glucosamine or chondroitin, or having joint injections may allow a patient to enjoy life without the need for surgery.

After having joint replacement surgery, expect some pain the first few days as you recover. Physical therapy is an important part of recovery, and it can decrease complications and increase your future mobility. As soon as possible, returning to low impact sports such as swimming, walking or biking can stretch and heal your new joint. A prosthetic joint can last 15 - 20 years and cannot be further damaged by degenerative diseases such as arthritis, so once it is done you should be pain-free for many years.