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

Dr. George Chimento specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in New Orleans, LA. Dr. Chimento's areas of expertise include the following: knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). He is affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center. He obtained his medical school training at Georgetown University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Charity Hospital, New Orleans and a hospital affiliated with Tulane University. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Chimento has received the following distinction: New Orleans Super Doctors. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Dr. Louis Manuel Espinoza, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2700 Napoleon Avenue
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Luis Espinoza works as an orthopedic surgeon in Kenner, LA, Metairie, LA, and New Orleans, LA. Clinical interests for Dr. Espinoza include knee problems, foot problems, and arthroscopic surgery. Dr. Espinoza accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and GEHA, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He trained at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans for residency. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Espinoza is professionally affiliated with Ochsner. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Dr. Michael Wade Hartman, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1542 Tulane Avenue; Box T6-7
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Michael Hartman's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hartman include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hartman takes. He obtained his medical school training at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport and performed his residency at Mayo Clinic. Dr. Hartman is affiliated with Ochsner and St. James Parish Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

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

Dr. James Todd is an orthopedist. Before completing his residency at Ochsner Medical Center, Dr. Todd attended medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Todd takes. He speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC) and Ochsner. Dr. Todd 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. Kearney Quinn Robert III, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4633 Wichers Drive
Marrero, LA
 

Dr. Kearney Robert is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. Dr. Robert attended medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant. He is affiliated with Ochsner and West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC). Dr. Robert's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Dr. Robert L Shackleton, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4633 Wichers Drive
Marrero, LA
 

Dr. Robert Shackleton specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in Terrytown, LA, Marrero, LA, and Gretna, LA. His areas of expertise include knee problems, foot problems, and arthroscopic surgery. His professional affiliations include West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC) and Ochsner. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Shackleton accepts. He is accepting new patients. Before performing his residency at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans, Dr. Shackleton attended Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans for medical school.

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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 sees patients in Kenner, LA and New Orleans, LA. His medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Dasa takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He attended medical school at Albany Medical College. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo. He is conversant in Telugu. His professional affiliations include Ochsner and Touro Infirmary. Dr. Dasa is open to new patients.

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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. Charles Patrick Murphy, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2700 Napoleon Avenue
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Charles Murphy practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Kenner, LA, New Orleans, LA, and Metairie, LA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Murphy include arthroscopic surgery and sports health. He is affiliated with Ochsner. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Murphy accepts. Dr. Murphy welcomes new patients. He attended Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and then went on to complete his residency at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans. He has received professional recognition including the following: New Orleans Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Arthroscopic Surgery

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

Dr. Thomas Lyons specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Lyons has indicated that his clinical interests include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and sports health. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Coventry, Viant, and GEHA, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University. Dr. Lyons's professional affiliations include Ochsner, Tulane Medical Center, and Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

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

Dr. Jeffrey Sketchler specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Before performing his residency at Charity Hospital, New Orleans and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans, Dr. Sketchler attended Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans for medical school. These areas are among his clinical interests: knee problems, foot problems, and arthroscopic surgery. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Sketchler is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He is affiliated with Ochsner. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Dr. Warren Bourgeois specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Bourgeois's areas of expertise include the following: knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and pain. He is affiliated with Ochsner. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending Tulane University School of Medicine, Dr. Bourgeois completed his residency training at Charity Hospital, New Orleans and a hospital affiliated with Tulane University. He has received the distinction of New Orleans Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Dr. Scott Montgomery specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine and practices in New Orleans, LA, Harahan, LA, and Jefferson, LA. He is affiliated with Ochsner. He attended Indiana University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University. Dr. Montgomery is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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2013 Procedure Details

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  • Volume: 36
  • Charge (avg.): $1,515 - $3,059
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $174 - $1,067
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 is a hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in New Orleans, LA and Metairie, LA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Pappas include arthroscopic surgery, wrist problems, and arthritis. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Dr. Pappas completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

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

Dr. Timothy Finney's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Finney obtained his medical school training at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Louisiana State University. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. 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

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 20
  • Charge (avg.): $3,100
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $542

Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3715 Prytania Street; Suite 501
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. John Watermeier is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in New Orleans, LA and Metairie, LA. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Watermeier include arthroscopic surgery, sports health, and spine problems. Dr. Watermeier takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. His medical residency was performed at Charity Hospital, New Orleans and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Watermeier is professionally affiliated with Touro Infirmary. Dr. Watermeier's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Dr. Robert Douglas Bostick III, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
920 Avenue B
Marrero, LA
 

Dr. Robert Bostick specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Bostick include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and pain. He is professionally affiliated with West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC). He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients. Dr. Bostick is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans.

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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.
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