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We found 17 providers matching replacement arthroplasty near Traverse City, MI.

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Dr. Joseph Michael McGraw, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
4045 W Royal Drive
Traverse City, MI
 

Dr. Joseph McGraw's specialty is adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. McGraw include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and arthritis. He honors Medicare insurance. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Michigan Medical School and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati.

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Relevant Interests: , revision arthroplasty (joint revision)

All Interests: Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Surgical Procedures, Hip Problems, Arthritis, Shoulder ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 134
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,887 - $2,457
  • Medicare Cost: $828 - $1,044
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Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
4045 W Royal Drive
Traverse City, MI
 

Dr. Todd Galdes is an orthopedic reconstructive surgeon in Warren, MI and Traverse City, MI. Dr. Galdes is a graduate of Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 37
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,473 - $1,577
  • Medicare Cost: $233 - $249
Dr. Bailey Scott Groseclose II, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
4045 W Royal Drive
Traverse City, MI
 

Dr. Bailey Groseclose's area of specialization is orthopedic trauma. Dr. Groseclose's areas of expertise include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and arthritis. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Wright State University.

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Relevant Interests: , replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement)

All Interests: Hip Problems, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 63
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,487 - $2,490
  • Medicare Cost: $1,108 - $1,133
Dr. Christopher Robert Chuinard, MPH, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4045 West Royal Drive
Traverse City, MI
 

Dr. Christopher Chuinard sees patients in Traverse City, MI. His medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. In addition to English, Dr. Chuinard (or staff) speaks Spanish and French. Dr. Chuinard is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) for residency. He takes Medicare insurance.

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Relevant Interests: , replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement)

All Interests: Sports Health, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Arthritis, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 46
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,893
  • Medicare Cost: $876
Dr. Norman James Licht, MD
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4045 W Royal Drive
Traverse City, MI
 

Dr. Norman Licht specializes in foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He graduated from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Licht completed a residency program at Michigan State University Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies. His clinical interests include foot problems, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He takes Medicare insurance.

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Relevant Interests: , replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement)

All Interests: Sports Health, Foot Surgery, Fractures, Ankle Problems, Ankle Surgery, Foot Problems, Replacement ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 13
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,639
  • Medicare Cost: $1,211
Dr. Vincent Roger Prusick, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4045 W Royal Drive
Traverse City, MI
 

Dr. Vincent Prusick, who practices in Traverse City, MI, is a medical specialist in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Prusick include knee problems, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. Before performing his residency at Beaumont Hospitals, Dr. Prusick attended the University of Michigan Medical School. He accepts Medicare insurance.

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Relevant Interests: , replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement)

All Interests: Knee Problems, Sports Health, Knee Arthroscopy, Spine Problems, Replacement Arthroplasty

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 28
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,489 - $2,704
  • Medicare Cost: $1,129 - $1,241
Dr. Brent M Wiersema, DO
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
4045 W Royal Drive
Traverse City, MI
 

Dr. Brent Wiersema is a specialist in orthopedic trauma. In his practice, he is particularly interested in arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and arthritis. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Dr. Wiersema is a graduate of Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is conversant in Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement)

All Interests: Hip Problems, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 55
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,761 - $3,034
  • Medicare Cost: $1,260 - $1,375
Dr. Wallace John Bruder, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4045 W Royal Drive
Traverse City, MI
 

Dr. W. Bruder is an orthopedist. His areas of expertise include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and ACL reconstruction. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Bruder honors Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine. He trained at Michigan State University Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies for his residency.

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Relevant Interests: , replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement)

All Interests: Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Sports Health, ACL Reconstruction, Replacement Arthroplasty

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 33
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,918
  • Medicare Cost: $1,346
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4045 W Royal Drive
Traverse City, MI
 

Dr. John Reineck specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in Traverse City, MI. He graduated from Rush Medical College. He takes Medicare insurance.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 22
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,540
  • Medicare Cost: $1,109
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
5246 N Royal Drive
Traverse City, MI
 

Dr. Peter McAndrews works as an orthopedic surgeon in Traverse City, MI. Dr. McAndrews attended medical school at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He honors Medicare insurance.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 45
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,824
  • Medicare Cost: $1,517
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4045 W Royal Drive
Traverse City, MI
 

Dr. Michael Peters sees patients in Traverse City, MI. His medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He honors Medicare insurance. Dr. Peters graduated from A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 69
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,169 - $2,527
  • Medicare Cost: $969 - $1,152
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Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
5246 N Royal Drive
Traverse City, MI
 

Dr. Justin Hollander's area of specialization is pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Hollander's average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes Medicare insurance.

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Clinical Interests: Sports Health, Fractures, Trauma, Rehabilitation

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 62
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,643 - $2,824
  • Medicare Cost: $1,421 - $1,517
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4045 W Royal Drive
Traverse City, MI
 

Dr. Andrew Boyce is an orthopedic surgeon in Traverse City, MI. He takes Medicare insurance. Dr. Boyce is a graduate of Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 31
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,534 - $2,573
  • Medicare Cost: $1,094 - $1,155
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Specializes in Surgery
4045 West Royal Drive
Traverse City, MI
 

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 45
  • Uninsured Cost: $615 - $651
  • Medicare Cost: $193 - $206
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Specializes in Surgery
4045 W Royal Drive
Traverse City, MI
 

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 67
  • Uninsured Cost: $562 - $651
  • Medicare Cost: $160 - $206
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1105 Sixth Street
Traverse City, MI
 

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $546
  • Medicare Cost: $206

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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.