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We found 9 providers matching replacement arthroplasty and who accept United Healthcare Options PPO near Leawood, KS.

Dr. Robert C Gardiner, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
3651 College Boulevard
Leawood, KS
 

Dr. Robert Gardiner specializes in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. Dr. Gardiner's average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Kansas School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). He has received professional recognition including the following: Kansas City Super Doctors. Dr. Gardiner's professional affiliations include Saint Luke's South Hospital and Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, total knee replacement

All Interests: Total Knee Replacement, Hip Replacement

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 155
  • Uninsured Cost: $4,579 - $4,606
  • Medicare Cost: $1,414 - $1,504
Dr. Danny M Gurba, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
3651 College Boulevard
Leawood, KS
 

Dr. Dan Gurba is a medical specialist in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, TRICARE, Aetna Elect Choice, and more. Dr. Gurba is a graduate of the University of Kansas School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Gurba trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). He has received the following distinction: Kansas City Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Saint Luke's South Hospital, Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City, and Carondelet Health.

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Relevant Interests: , knee replacement, total hip replacement

All Interests: Total Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 157
  • Uninsured Cost: $4,022 - $4,219
  • Medicare Cost: $1,164 - $1,319
Dr. Scott Alan Wingerter, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
3651 College Boulevard
Leawood, KS
 

Dr. Scott Wingerter practices adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery in Leawood, KS. His areas of expertise include the following: hip arthroscopy and hip resurfacing. Dr. Wingerter is affiliated with Saint Luke's South Hospital and Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and Viant. Dr. Wingerter attended New York Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at the University of Mississippi Medical Center for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , hip resurfacing

All Interests: Hip Arthroscopy, Surgical Procedures, Hip Resurfacing, Minimally Invasive Procedures

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 33
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,951 - $2,202
  • Medicare Cost: $247 - $403
Dr. Brian James Divelbiss, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3651 College Boulevard
Leawood, KS
 

Dr. Brian Divelbiss' specialties are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His areas of expertise include hand problems, wrist problems, and shoulder problems. He accepts Coventry, TRICARE, Aetna Elect Choice, and more. Dr. Divelbiss graduated from the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Divelbiss completed a residency program at Allegheny General Hospital. He has received the following distinction: Kansas City Super Doctors. Dr. Divelbiss is affiliated with Saint Luke's South Hospital and Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City.

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Relevant Interests: , replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement)

All Interests: Sports Health, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Lowry (Nmi) Jones Jr., MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3651 College Boulevard
Leawood, KS
 

Dr. Lowry Jones specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: knee problems, foot problems, and elbow problems. Dr. Jones's hospital/clinic affiliations include Saint Luke's South Hospital and Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Kansas School of Medicine and performed his residency at Truman Medical Centers. He is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice. Dr. Jones has received the following distinction: Kansas City Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , shoulder replacement

All Interests: Elbow Problems, Shoulder Surgery, Back Problems, Knee Problems, Ankle Problems, Foot Problems, Hip ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 15
  • Uninsured Cost: $4,400
  • Medicare Cost: $1,442
Dr. Thomas L Shriwise, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3651 College Boulevard
Leawood, KS
 

Dr. Thomas Shriwise practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Shriwise's education and training includes medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine and residency at Truman Medical Centers. He honors Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Saint Luke's South Hospital and Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City.

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Relevant Interests: , partial knee replacement, total joint replacement

All Interests: Partial Knee Replacement, Ligament Problems, Musculoskeletal Problems, Sports Injuries, Carpal ... (Read more)

Dr. Thomas P Phillips, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3651 College Boulevard
Leawood, KS
 

Dr. Thomas Phillips practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Phillips's clinical interests include knee problems, hand problems, and wrist problems. He is affiliated with Saint Luke's South Hospital and Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City. He graduated from St. Louis University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Phillips trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Phillips takes Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Phillips has received professional recognition including the following: Kansas City Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement)

All Interests: Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Hand Problems, Hip Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Cris David Barnthouse, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3651 College Boulevard; Suite 100a
Leawood, KS
 

Dr. Cris Barnthouse's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Barnthouse is affiliated with Saint Luke's South Hospital, Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City, and Menorah Medical Center. He attended the University of Kansas School of Medicine and subsequently trained at the University of Kansas Medical Center for residency. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Medicare, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Barnthouse has received the following distinction: Kansas City Super Doctors.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 29
  • Uninsured Cost: $7,242
  • Medicare Cost: $1,046
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3651 College Boulevard; Suite 100a
Leawood, KS
 

Dr. Jon Browne is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Medicare, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Browne attended the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Saint Luke's South Hospital, Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City, and Menorah Medical Center.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 43
  • Uninsured Cost: $8,730
  • Medicare Cost: $1,482

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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.