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We found 30 providers matching arthroscopic surgery and who accept Blue Cross/Blue Shield near Hoffman Estates, IL.

Dr. Paul Eugene Papierski, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2000 E. Algonquin Road
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Paul Papierski is a hand surgeon and orthopedic surgeon. Patient ratings for Dr. Papierski average 5.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include arthroscopic surgery, microsurgery, and hand problems. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Papierski graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Papierski (or staff) is conversant in Arabic and Spanish. His professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), and Vista Health System. He 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. Tom A Karnezis, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
800 Biesterfield Road; Suite 740
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Tom Karnezis is a hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and performed his residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Karnezis's areas of expertise include hip surgery, hammer toe, and microvascular surgery. He has a 1.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO, and Medicare insurance. In addition to English, Dr. Karnezis (or staff) speaks Spanish, Greek, and Russian. Dr. Karnezis is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, and Swedish Covenant Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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

All Interests: Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Hammer Toe, Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement, Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 80
  • Uninsured Cost: $150 - $1,096
  • Medicare Cost: $146 - $944
Dr. Sanjay Kirit Patari, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1585 N Barrington Road; Suite 101
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Sanjay Patari's specialties are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He practices in Hoffman Estates, IL, Bloomingdale, IL, and Calumet Park, IL. Dr. Patari's areas of expertise include heel surgery, finger joint replacement, and cervical (neck) spine problems. Patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Patari accepts. Dr. Patari graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). Dr. Patari (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Gujarati and Hindi. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist GlenOaks Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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

All Interests: Finger Joint Replacement, Heel Surgery, ACL Injury, Ankle Fracture, Wrist Replacement, Wrist ... (Read more)

Dr. Matthew Aaron Bernstein, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
929 W Higgins Road
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Matthew Bernstein's areas of specialization are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery; he sees patients in Schaumburg, IL, Elk Grove Village, IL, and Buffalo Grove, IL. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Bernstein's areas of expertise include the following: hand problems, carpal tunnel surgery, and wrist arthroscopy. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Workers' Compensation, and Aetna Medicare, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Bernstein studied medicine at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Relevant Interests: , wrist arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy, elbow arthroscopy

All Interests: Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Elbow Arthroscopy, Wrist Problems, Open Reduction and Internal Fixation ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
901 Biesterfield Road; Suite 300
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Bruce Montella's areas of specialization are spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery; he sees patients in Elk Grove Village, IL. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and performed his residency at Duke University Medical Center. Clinical interests for Dr. Montella include laminectomy, kyphoplasty (vertebral augmentation), and knee arthroscopy. Patients rated Dr. Montella highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Relevant Interests: , hip arthroscopy, knee arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy

All Interests: Posterior Spinal Fusion, Anterior Spinal Fusion, Kyphoplasty, Anterior Cervical Fusion, Posterior ... (Read more)

Dr. Daniel Thomas Kuesis, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2380 Lakewood Boulevard
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Daniel Kuesis is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. After completing medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Dr. Kuesis performed his residency at Duke University Medical Center. His areas of expertise include the following: knee problems, ACL reconstruction, and carpal tunnel surgery. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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

All Interests: Partial Hip Replacement, Partial Knee Replacement, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Gregory Nelson Drake, DO
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Spine Surgery
2300 Lakewood Boulevard
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Gregory Drake practices spine surgery and adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery in Elk Grove Village, IL, Hoffman Estates, IL, and Village, IL. He is a graduate of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine. His residency was performed at Botsford Hospital. Dr. Drake has a special interest in shoulder surgery and spine surgery procedures. The average patient rating for Dr. Drake is 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Drake is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Clinical Interests: Shoulder Reconstruction, Shoulder Surgery, Musculoskeletal Problems, Spine Surgery Procedures

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 28
  • Uninsured Cost: $5,184 - $8,296
  • Medicare Cost: $204 - $1,238
Dr. Aaron A Bare, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
820 Route; 59 Ste 320
Bartlett, IL
 

Dr. Aaron Bare's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. After attending Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. Dr. Bare's clinical interests include knee problems, pain, and sports health. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Bare takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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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)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 53
  • Uninsured Cost: $6,457 - $8,941
  • Medicare Cost: $189 - $1,154
Dr. Sheryl Lynn Lipnick, DO
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1585 N. Barrington Road, Suite 101; Drives Building 2
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Sheryl Lipnick sees patients in Hoffman Estates, IL and Bloomingdale, IL. Her medical specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Her areas of expertise include the following: carpal tunnel surgery, heel surgery, and cervical (neck) spine problems. Her professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist GlenOaks Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN). Dr. Lipnick accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with Midwestern University, Dr. Lipnick attended Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific for medical school. Dr. Lipnick is conversant in Spanish.

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

All Interests: Heel Surgery, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Ankle Fracture, Foot Surgery, Elbow Problems, Partial Hip ... (Read more)

Dr. Bruce J Goldberg, MD
Specializes in Podiatry, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1555 Barrington Road; Suite 205, Building 1
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Bruce Goldberg's areas of specialization are podiatry (foot & ankle medicine), orthopedics/orthopedic surgery, and sports medicine; he sees patients in Wheaton, IL and Hoffman Estates, IL. These areas are among his clinical interests: knee problems, knee replacement, and overuse injuries. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). Dr. Goldberg studied medicine at Medical College of Wisconsin and the University of Illinois College of Medicine. Dr. Goldberg completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 2.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare EPO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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. Theodore John Suchy, DO
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1585 N Barrington Road; Suite 101
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Theodore Suchy is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His clinical interests include carpal tunnel surgery, heel surgery, and cervical (neck) spine problems. Dr. Suchy's average rating from his patients is 2.5 stars out of 5. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Suchy's education and training includes medical school at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Midwestern University. His professional affiliations include 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, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Knee Pain, Ankle Fracture, Foot Surgery, Shoulder ... (Read more)

Dr. Keith E Schroeder, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
929 West Higgins Road
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Keith Schroeder sees patients in Schaumburg, IL, Elk Grove Village, IL, and Bartlett, IL. His medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Schroeder include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and sports health. Patients rated Dr. Schroeder highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Workers' Compensation, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Schroeder trained at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. Dr. Schroeder has received the following distinction: US News Top Doctor. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Hip Problems, Shoulder Problems, Partial Knee Replacement, Knee Problems, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 31
  • Uninsured Cost: $5,279 - $8,446
  • Medicare Cost: $204 - $1,235
Dr. Ankur M Chhadia, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
800 Biesterfield Road; Suite 565, Eberle Building
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Ankur Chhadia practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. These areas are among Dr. Chhadia's clinical interests: hip replacement, knee replacement, and carpal tunnel surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare POS. His education and training includes medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Chhadia speaks Gujarati.

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

All Interests: Dupuytren's Contracture, Elbow Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Ankle ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 24
  • Uninsured Cost: $5,645 - $9,034
  • Medicare Cost: $202 - $1,226
Dr. Ciro Cirrincione, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
929 W Higgins Road
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Ciro Cirrincione practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Cirrincione include knee problems, carpal tunnel surgery, and sports health. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Workers' Compensation, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Cirrincione is a graduate of the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and the University of Illinois College of Medicine and a graduate of Michael Reese Hospital's residency program. He speaks Italian. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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

All Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Reconstruction, Shoulder Problems, Shoulder Surgery, Partial Knee ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 31
  • Uninsured Cost: $5,279 - $8,446
  • Medicare Cost: $204 - $1,238
Dr. Charles Jerome OLaughlin Jr., MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
800 Biesterfield Road; Suite 4009 Brock Building
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Charles Olaughlin's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patients gave Dr. Olaughlin an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Olaughlin include hip replacement, knee problems, and knee replacement. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. His education and training includes medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine and residency at Henry Ford Hospital. Dr. Olaughlin is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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

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

Dr. Thomas Stuart Obermeyer Jr., MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
929 West Higgins Road
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Thomas Obermeyer is an orthopedist in Schaumburg, IL, Elk Grove Village, IL, and Bartlett, IL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Obermeyer include arthroscopic surgery, shoulder surgery, and pain. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Workers' Compensation are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Obermeyer accepts. He attended medical school at Albany Medical College. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. Dr. Obermeyer is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Pain, Sports Health, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Shoulder Surgery, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (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.