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We found 4 providers matching arthroscopic surgery and who accept Aetna near New Lenox, IL.

Dr. Craig Justin Finlayson, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1870 Silver Cross Boulevard; Suite 100
New Lenox, IL
 

Dr. Craig Finlayson is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist. He has indicated that his clinical interests include ACL reconstruction. Dr. Finlayson's hospital/clinic affiliations include Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Medicine, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. After completing medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Aetna, and more. Dr. Finlayson is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hip arthroscopy

All Interests: Sports Health, ACL Injury, Hip Arthroscopy, Musculoskeletal Surgery, ACL Reconstruction

Dr. Robert Josephy Daley, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1870 Silver Cross Boulevard; Suite 200
New Lenox, IL
 

Dr. Robert Daley sees patients in Hinsdale, IL, New Lenox, IL, and Crest Hill, IL. His medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Daley attended medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. His clinical interests include hip arthroscopy, total hip replacement, and minimally invasive hip replacement. The average patient rating for Dr. Daley is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Daley is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Aetna, and more. He has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hip arthroscopy

All Interests: Hip Arthroscopy, Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement, Total Hip Replacement, MAKOplasty, Knee ... (Read more)

Dr. Leah Renee Urbanosky, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1870 Silver Cross Boulevard; Suite 200
New Lenox, IL
 

Dr. Leah Urbanosky's specialties are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patients rated Dr. Urbanosky highly, giving her an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Urbanosky include carpal tunnel surgery, upper extremity problems, and finger joint replacement. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Urbanosky attended medical school at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. She is professionally affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital.

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

All Interests: Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Finger Joint Replacement, Elbow Arthroscopy, Shoulder Replacement, Shoulder ... (Read more)

Dr. Paul M Trksak, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1870 Silver Cross Boulevard; Suite 200
New Lenox, IL
 

Dr. Paul Trksak, who practices in New Lenox, IL, Hinsdale, IL, and Joliet, IL, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He graduated from Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. These areas are among Dr. Trksak's clinical interests: hip replacement, bunion surgery, and carpal tunnel surgery. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Aetna, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy

All Interests: Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Sports Health, Foot Surgery, Bunion Surgery, Shoulder Replacement, Shoulder ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 29
  • Uninsured Cost: $6,684 - $7,864
  • Medicare Cost: $197 - $610

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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.