We found 5 providers matching replacement arthroplasty and who accept HAP HMO near Detroit, MI.

Dr. Sam Nasser, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
311 Mack Avenue; 5th Floor
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Sam Nasser, who practices in Troy, MI and Detroit, MI, is a medical specialist in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He has indicated that his clinical interests include knee problems, revision arthroplasty (joint revision), and musculoskeletal infection. Dr. Nasser accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks German. Dr. Nasser is professionally affiliated with Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), Sinai-Grace Hospital, and Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , revision arthroplasty (joint revision), replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), total joint replacement, total knee replacement

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 43
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,844 - $3,279
  • Medicare Cost: $1,603 - $1,745
Dr. Avery Amit Arora, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, General Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
311 Mack Avenue
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Avery Arora is a medical specialist in hand surgery, general surgery, and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Arora include arthroscopic surgery, amputees, and complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS). On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. After attending Medical College of Wisconsin for medical school, Dr. Arora completed his residency training at Beaumont Hospitals. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Detroit Medical Center (DMC), Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, and Botsford Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement)

All Interests: Wrist Surgery, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Fractures, Arthroscopic ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Edward Meehan Jr., MD
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
311 Mack Avenue; 5th Floor
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Robert Meehan practices foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Dearborn, MI and Detroit, MI. Before performing his residency at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University, Dr. Meehan attended the University of Nebraska College of Medicine for medical school. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Meehan include foot problems, foot reconstruction, and ankle problems. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Meehan honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Self-Pay/Uninsured, and Railroad Medicare, as well as other insurance carriers. His professional affiliations include Detroit Medical Center (DMC) and Oakwood Hospital - Dearborn.

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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)

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4646 John R
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Abdullah Omari is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is conversant in Arabic. His professional affiliations include Oakwood Hospital - Wayne, Oakwood Hospital - Taylor, and Detroit VA Medical Center. Dr. Omari attended medical school at the University of Baghdad, Baghdad College of Medicine. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Omari honors.

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Relevant Interests: , hip resurfacing

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

Dr. Douglas Gerard Plagens, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
261 Mack Avenue; Suite 215
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Douglas Plagens is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Plagens include knee problems, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and musculoskeletal infection. Dr. Plagens's hospital/clinic affiliations include Detroit Medical Center (DMC), St. Mary Mercy Livonia, and Oakwood Hospital - Dearborn. Before completing his residency at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University, Dr. Plagens attended medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine. He is in-network for Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement)

All Interests: Hip Problems, Hip Dysplasia, Musculoskeletal Infection, Fractures, Knee Problems, Musculoskeletal ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 22
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,821
  • 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.