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Specializes in General Practice, Acupuncture, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
22 South Green Street 511b; Department of Orthopedics
Baltimore, MD
 

Dr. Jason Stein specializes in general practice, acupuncture, and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is professionally affiliated with MedStar Health. Before completing his residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center, Dr. Stein attended medical school at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine and Baylor College of Medicine. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is an in-network provider for MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Washington, DC-Baltimore-Northern Virginia Rising Stars. Dr. Stein welcomes new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Musculoskeletal Surgery

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 94
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,500 - $3,900
  • Medicare Cost: $169 - $1,166
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
Seven Square Corporate Center; 9110 Philadelphia Road, Suite 200
Baltimore, MD
 

Dr. David Cohen practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine in Baltimore, MD and Bel Air, MD. His education and training includes medical school at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine and residency at Union Memorial Hospital. Clinical interests for Dr. Cohen include meniscus repair, ACL reconstruction, and rotator cuff surgery. Patients gave Dr. Cohen an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Cohen takes MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Baltimore Magazine Top Doc. He is professionally affiliated with MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center and Union Memorial Hospital & Extended Care Unit. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, knee arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Sports Health, Shoulder Dislocation, Wrist Surgery, Elbow Problems, Shoulder ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
412 Malcolm Drive; Suite 200
Westminster, MD
 

Dr. Michael Jacobs is a physician who specializes in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include knee arthroscopy, minimally invasive joint replacement, and knee injury. Dr. Jacobs's professional affiliations include Johns Hopkins Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital of MD, and Union Memorial Hospital & Extended Care Unit. He honors MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He is accepting new patients. Dr. Jacobs graduated from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. His training includes residency programs at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Bryn Mawr Hospital, and Massachusetts General Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthroscopy

All Interests: Joint Pain, Total Hip Replacement, Hip Revision, Total Knee Replacement, Knee Problems, Knee ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
532 Baltimore Boulevard; Suite 201
Westminster, MD
 

Dr. Kenneth Tepper's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine; he sees patients in Pikesville, MD, Westminster, MD, and Owings Mills, MD. His areas of clinical interest consist of shoulder dislocation, hip arthroscopy, and knee arthroscopy. Dr. Tepper's patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He accepts MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati, Dr. Tepper attended medical school at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Sinai Hospital of Baltimore and Union Memorial Hospital & Extended Care Unit. Dr. Tepper welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, hip arthroscopy, knee arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy

All Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Dislocation, Hip Arthroscopy, Shoulder Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Knee ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
844 Washington Road; Westminster Professional Building Suite 102
Westminster, MD
 

Dr. Christopher Forthman is a hand surgeon and orthopedist in Lutherville Timonium, MD and Westminster, MD. He studied medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Forthman's medical residency was performed at Harvard Orthopaedic Combined Residency Program. Areas of expertise for Dr. Forthman include elbow reconstruction, hand problems, and wrist surgery. Dr. Forthman's average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Forthman's professional affiliations include Johns Hopkins Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital of MD, and Union Memorial Hospital & Extended Care Unit. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Shoulder Reconstruction, Wrist Surgery, Elbow Problems, Elbow Surgery, Shoulder Problems, Shoulder ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 61
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,129 - $2,103
  • Medicare Cost: $189 - $1,166
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
532 Baltimore Boulevard; Suite 201
Westminster, MD
 

Dr. Jason Hammond's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. His areas of expertise include meniscus repair, ACL reconstruction, and rotator cuff surgery. Dr. Hammond accepts MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Hammond attended Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. He is affiliated with Union Memorial Hospital & Extended Care Unit. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, knee arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Sports Health, Shoulder Problems, Total Knee Replacement, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

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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.