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Dr. Robert Edward Meehan Jr., MD
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
23550 Park Street; Suite 200
Dearborn, MI

Dr. Robert Meehan specializes in foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Meehan include foot problems, foot reconstruction, and ankle problems. Patients gave Dr. Meehan an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. He is affiliated with Detroit Medical Center (DMC).

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Hallux Valgus, Foot Surgery, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Ankle Problems, Ankle Reconstruction, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jiab Hasan Suleiman, DO
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
17000 Executive Plaza Drive; Suite 101
Dearborn, MI

Dr. Jiab Suleiman specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Detroit Medical Center (DMC), Garden City Hospital, and St. Mary Mercy Livonia. Dr. Suleiman takes Medicare insurance. He graduated from A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Arabic.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 228
  • Charge (avg.): $2,400 - $3,962
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $193 - $702

Specializes in General Internal Medicine
12940 W Warren
Dearborn, MI

Dr. Tarif Mustafa works as an internist in Dearborn, MI. Areas of expertise for Dr. Mustafa include bladder cancer, arthroscopic surgery, and child abuse. His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Mustafa accepts Medicare insurance. Dr. Mustafa (or staff) is conversant in Arabic and French. He is professionally affiliated with Detroit Medical Center (DMC).

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Mohammad Fayez Khalil
Specializes in Wound Care, Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery
1628 Ford Avenue
Southfield, MI

Dr. Mohammad Khalil's areas of specialization are wound care and reconstructive rearfoot/ankle surgery. In addition to English, Dr. Khalil speaks Arabic. Areas of expertise for Dr. Khalil include arthroscopic surgery, diabetic foot ulcers, and foot reconstruction. His professional affiliations include Detroit Medical Center (DMC), St. John Providence Health System, and Henry Ford Health System. His residency was performed at Genesys Regional Medical Center. He takes several insurance carriers, including Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant.

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All Interests: Foot Surgery, Arthroscopic Surgery, Ankle Surgery, Diabetic Foot Ulcers, Foot Problems, Minimally ... (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.
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