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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 practices hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Schaumburg, IL, Libertyville, IL, and Oakbrook Terrace, IL. Dr. Papierski is rated highly by his patients. Clinical interests for Dr. Papierski include arthroscopic surgery, microsurgery, and hand problems. His professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), and Vista Health System. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Papierski 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. Dr. Papierski (or staff) is conversant in Arabic and Spanish.

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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 surgeon and orthopedist. The average patient rating for Dr. Karnezis is 1.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Karnezis include hip surgery, hammer toe, and microvascular surgery. He accepts the following insurance: Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO, and Medicare. After attending the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school, he completed his residency training at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Karnezis (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, Greek, and Russian. Dr. Karnezis's professional affiliations include 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
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Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
901 Biesterfield Road; Suite 300
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Bruce Montella, who practices in Elk Grove Village, IL, is a medical specialist in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Montella include laminectomy, kyphoplasty (vertebral augmentation), and knee arthroscopy. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). Before completing his residency at Duke University Medical Center, Dr. Montella attended medical school at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Montella is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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. Sanjay Kirit Patari, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1585 N Barrington Road; Suite 101
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Sanjay Patari specializes in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in Hoffman Estates, IL, Bloomingdale, IL, and Calumet Park, IL. Patient ratings for Dr. Patari average 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Patari's clinical interests include heel surgery, finger joint replacement, and cervical (neck) spine problems. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare HMO, United Healthcare POS, and more. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ), Dr. Patari attended medical school at Medical College of Wisconsin and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). Dr. Patari (or staff) speaks the following languages: Gujarati and Hindi. He 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, 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 sees patients in Schaumburg, IL, Elk Grove Village, IL, and Buffalo Grove, IL. His medical specialties are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University, Dr. Bernstein attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Bernstein include hand problems, carpal tunnel surgery, and wrist arthroscopy. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Workers' Compensation, and Aetna Medicare, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Bernstein 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)

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

Dr. Daniel Kuesis is an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist in Elk Grove Village, IL and Hoffman Estates, IL. Clinical interests for Dr. Kuesis include knee problems, ACL reconstruction, and carpal tunnel surgery. He is rated highly by his patients. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and a graduate of Duke University Medical Center's residency program. Dr. Kuesis 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 specializes in spine surgery and adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Drake is 4.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: shoulder surgery and spine surgery procedures. Dr. Drake takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Drake completed a residency program at Botsford Hospital. He is professionally 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. 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 practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine in Hoffman Estates, IL and Bloomingdale, IL. She obtained her medical school training at Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Midwestern University. Clinical interests for Dr. Lipnick include carpal tunnel surgery, heel surgery, and cervical (neck) spine problems. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lipnick accepts. She speaks Spanish. Dr. Lipnick's 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, 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 works as a podiatrist, orthopedist, and sports medicine specialist. The average patient rating for Dr. Goldberg is 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Goldberg's areas of expertise include knee problems, knee replacement, and overuse injuries. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). He honors several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare EPO. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University, Dr. Goldberg attended Medical College of Wisconsin and the University of Illinois College of Medicine for medical school.

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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 works as an orthopedist in Hoffman Estates, IL and Bloomingdale, IL. After completing medical school at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Suchy performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Midwestern University. His areas of expertise include carpal tunnel surgery, heel surgery, and cervical (neck) spine problems. His average rating from his patients is 2.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. 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. Patient ratings for Dr. Schroeder average 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Schroeder include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and sports health. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Workers' Compensation are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Schroeder takes. After completing medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. Dr. Schroeder has received the distinction of US News Top Doctor. He is 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. Aaron A Bare, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
820 Route; 59 Ste 320
Bartlett, IL
 

Dr. Aaron Bare's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). Dr. Bare honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and subsequently trained at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University for residency. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital.

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

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 53
  • Uninsured Cost: $6,457 - $8,941
  • Medicare Cost: $189 - $1,154
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's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine; he sees patients in Bartlett, IL, Elgin, IL, and Elk Grove Village, IL. Clinical interests for Dr. Chhadia include hip replacement, knee replacement, and carpal tunnel surgery. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare POS are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chhadia accepts. He obtained his medical school training at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is conversant in Gujarati. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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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's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine; he sees patients in Schaumburg, IL, Elk Grove Village, IL, and Bartlett, IL. His clinical interests include knee problems, carpal tunnel surgery, and sports health. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). Dr. Cirrincione is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Workers' Compensation, and more. He attended medical school at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and the University of Illinois College of Medicine. He trained at Michael Reese Hospital for his residency. In addition to English, Dr. Cirrincione speaks Italian.

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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. Patient ratings for Dr. Olaughlin average 3.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include hip replacement, knee problems, and knee replacement. He honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dr. Olaughlin trained at Henry Ford Hospital for his residency. He is professionally 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 sees patients in Schaumburg, IL, Elk Grove Village, IL, and Bartlett, IL. His medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He graduated from Albany Medical College. For his residency, Dr. Obermeyer trained at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. Clinical interests for Dr. Obermeyer include arthroscopic surgery, shoulder surgery, and pain. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Workers' Compensation, in addition to other insurance carriers. He 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.