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We found 4 providers matching arthroscopic surgery and who accept Priority Health near Livonia, MI.

Dr. Avery Amit Arora, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
37650 Professional Center Drive
Livonia, MI

Dr. Avery Arora is a physician who specializes in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Arora average 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Arora's areas of expertise include arthroscopic surgery, amputees, and complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS). He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Medical College of Wisconsin for medical school and subsequently trained at Beaumont Hospitals for residency. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Detroit Medical Center (DMC), Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, and Botsford Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Dr. Jiab Hasan Suleiman, DO
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2050 Haggerty Road; Suite 100
Canton, MI

Dr. Jiab Suleiman works as an orthopedic surgeon in Dearborn, MI, Canton, MI, and Wyandotte, MI. Dr. Suleiman graduated from A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine and then he performed his residency at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital. Clinical interests for Dr. Suleiman include bone pain, knee injury, and arthroplasty. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Suleiman honors several insurance carriers, including Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Humana ChoiceCare Network. In addition to English, he speaks Arabic. His hospital/clinic affiliations include 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: 228
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,400 - $3,962
  • Medicare Cost: $193 - $702
Neal A Mozen
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
37595 7 Mile Road; Suite 370
Livonia, MI

Dr. Neal Mozen works as a foot doctor and foot and ankle surgeon in Novi, MI, Southfield, MI, and Livonia, MI. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Mozen include arthroscopic surgery, holistic medicine, and diabetic foot ulcers. Dr. Mozen's professional affiliations include Detroit Medical Center (DMC), St. Mary Mercy Livonia, and St. John Providence Health System. Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mozen honors. For his residency, Dr. Mozen trained at Henry Ford Macomb Hospitals. Dr. Mozen (or staff) speaks the following languages: Chaldean Neo-Aramaic and Arabic.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Orthotics, Nutrition Issues, Foot Surgery, Endoscopic ... (Read more)

Ronald Phillip Adelman
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
14555 Levan
Livonia, MI

Dr. Ronald Adelman works as a podiatrist and foot and ankle surgeon. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Adelman's areas of expertise include the following: bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, foot arthroscopy, and sports health. He is affiliated with Saint Joseph Mercy Health System. He is in-network for AARP, Cofinity, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Adelman trained at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, foot arthroscopy, ankle arthroscopy

All Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Sports Health, Foot Surgery, Rheumatoid Arthritis, ... (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.