Finding Providers
loading

We found 11 providers matching replacement arthroplasty and who accept Humana Gold near Peoria, IL.

Dr. Brian Ted Maurer, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
303 N. William Kumpf Boulevard
Peoria, IL
 

Dr. Brian Maurer is an adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery specialist. He is professionally affiliated with OSF Saint Francis Medical Center. Dr. Maurer honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school and subsequently trained at McLaren Regional Medical Center for residency.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, knee replacement

All Interests: Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 166
  • Uninsured Cost: $7,098 - $7,344
  • Medicare Cost: $1,430 - $1,526
Dr. Richard Paul Driessnack, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
303 N. William Kumpf Boulevard
Peoria, IL
 

Dr. Richard Driessnack is a physician who specializes in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. His areas of clinical interest consist of knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). He is professionally affiliated with OSF Saint Francis Medical Center. Dr. Driessnack is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Driessnack studied medicine at Wayne State University School of Medicine.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, knee replacement, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement)

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 117
  • Uninsured Cost: $7,168 - $7,387
  • Medicare Cost: $1,435 - $1,526
Dr. Piero Capecci, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
303 N Wm Kumpf Boulevard
Peoria, IL
 

Dr. Piero Capecci is an adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery specialist in Peoria, IL and Springfield, IL. Dr. Capecci has a special interest in knee problems, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and arthritis. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Capecci takes. He graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine and Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement)

All Interests: Hip Problems, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Arthritis, Replacement Arthroplasty

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 149
  • Uninsured Cost: $5,003 - $7,225
  • Medicare Cost: $1,395 - $1,513
Dr. Michael Scott Merkley, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
6000 N Allen Road
Peoria, IL
 

Dr. Michael Merkley's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patients gave Dr. Merkley an average rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. He is professionally affiliated with OSF Saint Francis Medical Center.

Read more

Clinical Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Reconstruction, Knee Problems

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 30
  • Uninsured Cost: $5,106
  • Medicare Cost: $1,469
No Photo
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
6000 N Allen Road
Peoria, IL
 

Dr. Chukwunenye Osuji is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Osuji is affiliated with OSF Saint Francis Medical Center. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Osuji accepts. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Dr. Osuji attended the University of California and Baylor College of Medicine for medical school.

Read more

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 47
  • Uninsured Cost: $4,060 - $6,190
  • Medicare Cost: $1,173 - $1,477
Dr. Jeffery W Akeson, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Other
6000 N Allen Road
Peoria, IL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Akeson works as a pediatric orthopedic surgeon in Peoria, IL. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Washington, Dr. Akeson attended the University of Washington School of Medicine. His areas of expertise include scoliosis, total joint replacement, and spina bifida. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Akeson accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He is affiliated with Children's Hospital of Illinois.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , total joint replacement

All Interests: Spina Bifida, Scoliosis, Reconstructive Surgery, Cerebral Palsy, Total Joint Replacement, Trauma, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 43
  • Uninsured Cost: $6,330 - $6,568
  • Medicare Cost: $1,449 - $1,701
Dr. James William Maxey, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
303 N. William Kumpf Boulevard; Primary Office
Peoria, IL
 

Dr. James Maxey is an orthopedist. Dr. Maxey is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. In his practice, Dr. Maxey focuses on musculoskeletal (orthopedic) trauma. He is professionally affiliated with OSF Saint Francis Medical Center. Dr. Maxey honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago.

Read more

Clinical Interests: Musculoskeletal Trauma

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 35
  • Uninsured Cost: $4,239
  • Medicare Cost: $1,184
Dr. Miguel Angel Ramirez, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
303 N. William Kumpf Boulevard; Primary Office
Peoria, IL
 

Dr. Miguel Ramirez's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is affiliated with OSF Saint Francis Medical Center. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Ramirez attended Harvard Medical School and subsequently trained at Union Memorial Hospital for residency. He has received distinctions including Best Doctors in Illinois; Roger H. Michael Orthopaedic Research Award; and Finalist: AAOS/ASES Charles S. Neer Orthopaedic Research Award. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , elbow replacement

All Interests: Sports Health, Knee Arthroscopy, Rotator Cuff Surgery, Elbow Replacement

Dr. Brent C Johnson, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
6000 N Allen Road
Peoria, IL
 

Dr. Brent Johnson works as an orthopedist. He takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. After completing medical school at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Southern Illinois University. Dr. Johnson is professionally affiliated with OSF Saint Francis Medical Center.

Read more

Clinical Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Reconstruction, Knee Problems

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 22
  • Uninsured Cost: $5,094
  • Medicare Cost: $1,472
Dr. Thomas J Mulvey, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
6000 N Allen Road
Peoria, IL
 

Dr. Thomas Mulvey sees patients in Peoria, IL. His medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He has a special interest in total joint replacement. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Mulvey is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Creighton University School of Medicine. Dr. Mulvey is professionally affiliated with OSF Saint Francis Medical Center.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , total joint replacement

All Interests: Reconstructive Surgery, Total Joint Replacement

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 238
  • Uninsured Cost: $5,196 - $8,451
  • Medicare Cost: $1,418 - $1,774
Dr. James R Williams, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
6000 N Allen Road
Peoria, IL
 

Dr. James Williams practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Williams is professionally affiliated with OSF Saint Francis Medical Center. He takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago.

Read more

Clinical Interests: Microvascular Surgery, Hand Problems

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 14
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,979
  • Medicare Cost: $686

Conditions / Treatments

Insurance

Medicare Patient Age

Medicare Patient Conditions

Medicare Patient Ethnicity

Medicare Patient Gender

Medicare Patient Insurance Eligibility

Additional Information

Distinctions

Foreign Language

Online Communication

Patient Demographic

Practice Affiliation

Time Commitments

Certifications

Credentials

Fellowship

Medical School

Residency

Specialty

Years Since Graduation

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.