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We found 21 providers matching arthroscopic surgery and who accept Humana Catastrophic HMO near Marrero, LA.

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Dr. James Toliver Bennett, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1430 Tulane Avenue Sl32
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. J. Bennett is a specialist in pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery, spine surgery, and sports medicine. His average patient rating is 1.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Bennett takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Before completing his residency at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children and a hospital affiliated with the University of North Carolina (UNC), Dr. Bennett attended medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine. He has received the following distinction: New Orleans Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Bennett (or staff) speaks Telephone Interpretation and Spanish. Dr. Bennett's professional affiliations include Tulane Medical Center and Lakeview Regional Medical Center. Dr. Bennett's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Metabolic Bone Disease, Sports Health, Tumor, Hip Problems, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. George Frank Chimento, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1514 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. George Chimento's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. After completing medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Charity Hospital, New Orleans and a hospital affiliated with Tulane University. His areas of expertise include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). Dr. Chimento is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Chimento has received the distinction of New Orleans Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Dr. Michael Wade Hartman, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
3700 St. Charles Avenue; 6th Floor
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Michael Hartman is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist in Kenner, LA and New Orleans, LA. These areas are among Dr. Hartman's clinical interests: arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport and a graduate of Mayo Clinic's residency program. He is affiliated with Ochsner and Touro Infirmary.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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Dr. Kearney Quinn Robert III, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4633 Wichers Drive
Marrero, LA
 

Dr. Kearney Robert is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Robert accepts. Dr. Robert is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He is professionally affiliated with Ochsner and West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC). New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Dr. James Mulherrin Todd III, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4633 Wichers Drive
Marrero, LA
 

Dr. James Todd is an orthopedist. Dr. Todd accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Tulane University School of Medicine. He trained at Ochsner Medical Center for residency. In addition to English, Dr. Todd speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC) and Ochsner. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Pain, Metabolic Bone Disease, Sports Health, Hip Problems, Osteoporosis, Wrist Problems, Elbow ... (Read more)

Dr. Timothy Patrick Finney, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2700 Napoleon Avenue
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Timothy Finney's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Finney accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Louisiana State University, Dr. Finney attended Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans for medical school. He has received professional recognition including the following: New Orleans Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include Ochsner and Touro Infirmary.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 20
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,100
  • Medicare Cost: $542
Dr. Robert L Shackleton, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4633 Wichers Drive
Marrero, LA
 

Dr. Robert Shackleton is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Terrytown, LA, Gretna, LA, and Marrero, LA. His areas of expertise include the following: knee problems, foot problems, and arthroscopic surgery. Dr. Shackleton is professionally affiliated with West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC) and Ochsner. His education and training includes medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and residency at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Shackleton honors. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Hip Problems, Wrist Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Thomas Reed Lyons, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2700 Napoleon Avenue
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Thomas Lyons is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Lyons's areas of expertise consist of knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and sports health. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University. Dr. Lyons is affiliated with Ochsner and Tulane Medical Center. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2700 Napoleon Avenue
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Jeffrey Sketchler's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His clinical interests include knee problems, foot problems, and arthroscopic surgery. Dr. Sketchler's patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and then he performed his residency at Charity Hospital, New Orleans and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans. He is professionally affiliated with Ochsner. Dr. Sketchler has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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Dr. Vinod Dasa, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2700 Napoleon Avenue
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Vinod Dasa specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is conversant in Telugu. He is affiliated with Ochsner and Touro Infirmary. Dr. Dasa attended Albany Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo for residency. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Pain, Sports Health, Hip Problems, Osteoporosis, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Nicholas Demitri Pappas III, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3700 Saint Charles Avenue; Floor 6
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Nicholas Pappas specializes in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in New Orleans, LA and Metairie, LA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Pappas include arthroscopic surgery, wrist problems, and arthritis. Dr. Pappas's education and training includes medical school at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Pappas accepts.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Hand Fracture, Wrist Problems, Congenital Hand Disorders, Elbow Problems, Fractures, Arthroscopic ... (Read more)

Dr. Warren Roger Bourgeois III, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2700 Napoleon Avenue
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Warren Bourgeois' medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and pain. Dr. Bourgeois is professionally affiliated with Ochsner. He attended Tulane University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Charity Hospital, New Orleans and a hospital affiliated with Tulane University. Dr. Bourgeois is rated highly by his patients. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He has received professional recognition including the following: New Orleans Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Pain, Sports Health, Hip Problems, Osteoporosis, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Scott C Montgomery, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1514 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Scott Montgomery sees patients in New Orleans, LA, Harahan, LA, and Jefferson, LA. His medical specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He studied medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Montgomery's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Montgomery accepts. Dr. Montgomery is affiliated with Ochsner.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 36
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,515 - $3,059
  • Medicare Cost: $174 - $1,067
Dr. Scott Joseph Habetz, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4633 Wichers Drive
Marrero, LA
 

Dr. Scott Habetz is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Habetz's professional affiliations include West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC) and Ochsner. He attended Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans for medical school and subsequently trained at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans for residency. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,250
  • Medicare Cost: $174
Dr. Felix "buddy" Savoie III, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
202 Mcalister Drive
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Felix Savoie is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist. The average patient rating for Dr. Savoie is 2.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Savoie attended medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He has received professional recognition including the following: New Orleans Super Doctors. Dr. Savoie is affiliated with Tulane Medical Center.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 134
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,465 - $2,561
  • Medicare Cost: $174 - $1,067
Dr. Robert Douglas Bostick III, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
920 Avenue B
Marrero, LA
 

Dr. Robert Bostick sees patients in Marrero, LA and Metairie, LA. His medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. These areas are among Dr. Bostick's clinical interests: arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and pain. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Viant, and more. He is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He is affiliated with West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC). New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Bostick's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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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.