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We found 7 providers matching replacement arthroplasty and who accept Blue Preferred Plus near Dearborn, MI.

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

Dr. Robert Meehan practices foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Meehan include foot problems, foot reconstruction, and ankle problems. Dr. Meehan is professionally affiliated with Detroit Medical Center (DMC) and Oakwood Hospital - Dearborn. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine and performed his residency at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University. Dr. Meehan's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Self-Pay/Uninsured, and Railroad Medicare.

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Relevant Interests: , replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement)

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

Dr. Elie George Khoury, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4700 Schaefer Road; Suite 285
Dearborn, MI
 

Dr. Elie Khoury works as an orthopedist in Livonia, MI and Dearborn, MI. In addition to English, he speaks Arabic. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Khoury include bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, total joint replacement, and fractures (broken bones). He is affiliated with St. Mary Mercy Livonia and St. John Providence Health System. Dr. Khoury graduated from the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Henry Ford Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , total joint replacement

All Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Fractures, Musculoskeletal Problems, Physical Therapy ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
21031 Michigan Avenue
Dearborn, MI
 

Dr. Eric Silberg's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Silberg accepts several insurance carriers, including Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Priority Health. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan, Dr. Silberg attended medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Oakwood Hospital - Taylor, Botsford Hospital, and Oakwood Hospital - Dearborn. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement)

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 110
  • Uninsured Cost: $5,676 - $5,854
  • Medicare Cost: $1,603 - $1,711
Dr. Jiab Hasan Suleiman, DO
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
17000 Executive Plaza Drive; Suite 101
Dearborn, MI
 

Dr. Jiab Suleiman works as an orthopedist in Dearborn, MI, Canton, MI, and Wyandotte, MI. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. Areas of expertise for Dr. Suleiman include bone pain, knee injury, and arthroplasty. He is an in-network provider for Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and more. He graduated from A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Suleiman completed a residency program at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital. Dr. Suleiman is conversant in Arabic. He is professionally affiliated with Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Detroit Medical Center (DMC), and Oakwood Hospital - Wayne.

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Clinical Interests: Bone Pain, Hip Pain, Knee Pain, Arthroplasty, Hip Injury, Musculoskeletal Problems, Arthritis, Knee ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 67
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,250 - $3,108
  • Medicare Cost: $1,298 - $1,671
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
18100 Oakwood Boulevard, Oakwood Dearborn Medical Park; Suite 300
Dearborn, MI
 

Dr. Lawrence Morawa's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He studied medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School. For his residency, Dr. Morawa trained at Oakwood Hospital & Medical Center. The average patient rating for Dr. Morawa is 3.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Priority Health, and more. He has received the distinction of Detroit Super Doctors. Dr. Morawa's hospital/clinic affiliations include Oakwood Hospital - Taylor and Oakwood Hospital - Dearborn.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 42
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,899 - $3,970
  • Medicare Cost: $1,656 - $1,711
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
18100 Oakwood Boulevard; Suite 300
Dearborn, MI
 

Dr. Abdullah Omari's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He graduated from the University of Baghdad, Baghdad College of Medicine. Dr. Omari honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He speaks Arabic. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Oakwood Hospital - Wayne, Oakwood Hospital - Taylor, and Detroit VA Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , hip resurfacing

All Interests: Hip Problems, Knee Problems, Hip Resurfacing, Joint Problems

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
23550 Park Street; Suite 100
Dearborn, MI
 

Dr. Jeffrey Waldrop is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Dearborn, MI, Novi, MI, and Livonia, MI. After completing medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine, Dr. Waldrop performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with The University of Toledo. He is rated 2.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and more. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Mary Mercy Livonia and Oakwood Hospital - Dearborn.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 32
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,800
  • Medicare Cost: $1,711

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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.