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We found 10 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 attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. He trained at McLaren Regional Medical Center for residency. Dr. Maurer is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He is affiliated with OSF Saint Francis Medical Center.

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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 specializes in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery and practices in Peoria, IL. His areas of clinical interest consist of knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Driessnack graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine. He is affiliated with OSF Saint Francis Medical Center.

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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
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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 studied medicine at Wayne State University School of Medicine and Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Capecci include knee problems, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and arthritis. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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 is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is affiliated with OSF Saint Francis Medical Center. Dr. Merkley is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. His patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 out of 5 stars. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Merkley accepts.

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Clinical Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Reconstruction, Knee Problems

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 30
  • Uninsured Cost: $5,106
  • Medicare Cost: $1,469
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
6000 N Allen Road
Peoria, IL
 

Dr. Chukwunenye Osuji, who practices in Peoria, IL, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Osuji honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. His education and training includes medical school at the University of California and Baylor College of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He is affiliated with OSF Saint Francis Medical Center.

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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, who practices in Peoria, IL, is a medical specialist in pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patients gave Dr. Akeson an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise consist of scoliosis, total joint replacement, and spina bifida. He is professionally affiliated with Children's Hospital of Illinois. He takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Akeson graduated from the University of Washington School of Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Washington.

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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 orthopedic surgeon. Patient ratings for Dr. Maxey average 3.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include musculoskeletal (orthopedic) trauma. Dr. Maxey is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He studied medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. He is affiliated with OSF Saint Francis Medical Center.

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Clinical Interests: Musculoskeletal Trauma

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 35
  • Uninsured Cost: $4,239
  • Medicare Cost: $1,184
Dr. Brent C Johnson, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
6000 N Allen Road
Peoria, IL
 

Dr. Brent Johnson, who practices in Peoria, IL, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He graduated from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Southern Illinois University. Dr. Johnson honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with OSF Saint Francis Medical Center.

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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. Clinical interests for Dr. Mulvey include total joint replacement. Dr. Mulvey is rated highly by his patients. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He attended medical school at Creighton University School of Medicine. Dr. Mulvey is affiliated with OSF Saint Francis Medical Center.

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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. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Williams studied medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. He is affiliated with OSF Saint Francis Medical Center.

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Clinical Interests: Microvascular Surgery, Hand Problems

2013 Procedure Details

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

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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.