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 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. 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 medical specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Karnezis's clinical interests 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. Dr. Karnezis graduated from the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and then he performed his residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Karnezis (or staff) speaks Spanish, Greek, and Russian. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, and Swedish Covenant Hospital. Dr. Karnezis's practice is open to new patients.

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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 is a physician who specializes in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His average patient rating is 2.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among Dr. Patari's clinical interests: heel surgery, finger joint replacement, and cervical (neck) spine problems. His professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist GlenOaks Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN). He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare HMO, United Healthcare POS, and more. After completing medical school at Medical College of Wisconsin and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ), he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). Dr. Patari (or staff) speaks Gujarati and Hindi.

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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 specialties are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Bernstein is 5.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: hand problems, carpal tunnel surgery, and wrist arthroscopy. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Workers' Compensation, Aetna Medicare, and more. He attended medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Bernstein completed his residency training 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 specialties are spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He practices in Elk Grove Village, IL. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Montella's areas of expertise include the following: laminectomy, kyphoplasty (vertebral augmentation), and knee arthroscopy. He takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. After attending the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Montella is 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. Gregory Nelson Drake, DO
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Spine Surgery
2300 Lakewood Boulevard
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Gregory Drake is a specialist in spine surgery and adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. He works in Elk Grove Village, IL, Hoffman Estates, IL, and Village, IL. Patient ratings for Dr. Drake average 4.0 stars out of 5. In his practice, he is particularly interested in shoulder surgery and spine surgery procedures. Dr. Drake accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine and a graduate of Botsford Hospital's residency program. Dr. Drake 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. Aaron A Bare, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
820 Route; 59 Ste 320
Bartlett, IL
 

Dr. Aaron Bare is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist. Clinical interests for Dr. Bare include knee problems, pain, and sports health. Dr. Bare is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. He attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and subsequently trained at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University for residency. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Bare is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He has an open panel.

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

Dr. Daniel Kuesis specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine and practices in Elk Grove Village, IL and Hoffman Estates, IL. Clinical interests for Dr. Kuesis include knee problems, ACL reconstruction, and carpal tunnel surgery. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Duke University Medical Center for residency. 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. 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, who practices in Hoffman Estates, IL and Bloomingdale, IL, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Lipnick include carpal tunnel surgery, heel surgery, and cervical (neck) spine problems. Dr. Lipnick is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with Midwestern University, Dr. Lipnick attended medical school at Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Her 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

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

Dr. Theodore Suchy specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in Hoffman Estates, IL and Bloomingdale, IL. He is a graduate of Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Midwestern University. Dr. Suchy's areas of expertise include the following: carpal tunnel surgery, heel surgery, and cervical (neck) spine problems. On average, patients gave him a rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Suchy honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He is 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, 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 is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Clinical interests for Dr. Schroeder include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and sports health. Dr. Schroeder is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Workers' Compensation, and more. He attended Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. He has received the distinction of US News Top Doctor. Dr. Schroeder 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. 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 is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist. His clinical interests include hip replacement, knee replacement, and carpal tunnel surgery. Dr. Chhadia is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare POS. He attended Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. In addition to English, he speaks Gujarati. Dr. Chhadia 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 is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Cirrincione's areas of expertise include knee problems, carpal tunnel surgery, and sports health. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). He accepts several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Workers' Compensation. Dr. Cirrincione attended the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and the University of Illinois College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Michael Reese Hospital for residency. He 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 specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in Elk Grove Village, IL. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include hip replacement, knee problems, and knee replacement. Dr. Olaughlin takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He attended Wayne State University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Henry Ford Hospital. 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 is an orthopedist in Schaumburg, IL, Elk Grove Village, IL, and Bartlett, IL. These areas are among his clinical interests: arthroscopic surgery, shoulder surgery, and pain. He takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Workers' Compensation. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University, Dr. Obermeyer attended medical school at Albany Medical College. He is professionally 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.