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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, General Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
37650 Professional Center Drive
Livonia, MI
 

Dr. Avery Arora is a specialist in hand surgery, general surgery, and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Southfield, MI, Livonia, MI, and Detroit, MI. These areas are among Dr. Arora's clinical interests: arthroscopic surgery, amputees, and complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS). His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. After completing medical school at Medical College of Wisconsin, Dr. Arora performed his residency 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: , 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's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Suleiman is 3.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: bone pain, knee injury, and arthroplasty. Dr. Suleiman is affiliated with Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Detroit Medical Center (DMC), and Oakwood Hospital - Wayne. He honors several insurance carriers, including Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Humana ChoiceCare Network. Dr. Suleiman graduated from A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency training at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital. He speaks Arabic.

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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 is a podiatrist and foot and ankle surgeon. Dr. Mozen (or staff) speaks Chaldean Neo-Aramaic and Arabic. These areas are among Dr. Mozen's clinical interests: arthroscopic surgery, holistic medicine, and diabetic foot ulcers. He is professionally affiliated with Detroit Medical Center (DMC), St. Mary Mercy Livonia, and St. John Providence Health System. He trained at Henry Ford Macomb Hospitals for his residency. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mozen takes.

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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 is a podiatrist and foot and ankle surgeon. Clinical interests for Dr. Adelman include bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, foot arthroscopy, and sports health. Dr. Adelman is professionally affiliated with Saint Joseph Mercy Health System. For his residency, Dr. Adelman trained at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Adelman accepts AARP, Cofinity, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , foot arthroscopy, ankle arthroscopy

All Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Sports Health, Reconstructive Surgery, Surgical ... (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.