We found 7 providers matching replacement arthroplasty and who accept Humana Gold HMO near Independence, MO.

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Dr. Jeffrey Aaron Krempec, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
19550 E 39th Street S; Suite 410
Independence, MO
 

Dr. Jeffrey Krempec's area of specialization is adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Krempec attended medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School. He trained at Carolinas Medical Center for residency. His hospital/clinic affiliations include North Kansas City Hospital (NKCH) and Carondelet Health.

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Relevant Interests: , total hip replacement, total knee replacement, hip resurfacing

All Interests: Hip Arthroscopy, Hip Dysplasia, Total Hip Replacement, Total Knee Replacement, Hip Resurfacing, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 131
  • Charge (avg.): $5,255 - $9,901
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,201 - $2,004
Dr. Vincent Howard Key, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
The University of Kansas Hospital Training Complex; One Arrowhead Drive, Sports Medicine and Performance Center
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Vincent Key is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Key's areas of expertise include the following: bone pain, strains, and elbow pain. He is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Key is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Martin Luther King, Jr.-Harbor Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science. Dr. Key has received professional recognition including the following: Kansas City Super Doctors. He speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , knee replacement

All Interests: Bone Pain, Elbow Pain, Sports Health, Shoulder Reconstruction, Knee Pain, Work Injuries, Nerve ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 35
  • Charge (avg.): $7,367
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,447
Dr. John Wesley Collins Jr., MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
19550 E 39th Street S; Suite 400
Independence, MO
 

Dr. John Collins' medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He attended medical school at Meharry Medical College. Areas of expertise for Dr. Collins include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and pain. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and more. Dr. Collins is affiliated with Carondelet Health. He has an open panel.

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

All Interests: Sports Health, ACL Injury, Foot Surgery, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Total ... (Read more)

Dr. Gregory Paul Ballard, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
19550 E 39th Street S; Suite 230
Independence, MO
 

Dr. Gregory Ballard sees patients in Independence, MO and Lees Summit, MO. His medical specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He is rated highly by his patients. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Kansas School of Medicine, Dr. Ballard completed his residency training at the University of Kansas Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , total hip replacement, total knee replacement

All Interests: ACL Injury, Osteoporosis, Foot Surgery, Total Hip Replacement, Fractures, Total Knee Replacement, ... (Read more)

Dr. Sol H Dubin, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
19550 E 39th Street S; Suite 400
Independence, MO
 

Dr. Sol Dubin works as an orthopedic surgeon. Dr. Dubin is rated highly by his patients. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He obtained his medical school training at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine and the University of Kansas School of Medicine and performed his residency at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center. Dr. Dubin is professionally affiliated with Carondelet Health.

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Relevant Interests: , total hip replacement, total knee replacement

All Interests: ACL Injury, Osteoporosis, Foot Surgery, Herniated Disc, Total Hip Replacement, Fractures, Total ... (Read more)

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
19550 E 39th Street S; Suite 230
Independence, MO
 

Dr. Robert Greiner practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is a graduate of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Greiner honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 39
  • Charge (avg.): $4,366 - $4,666
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,462 - $1,561
Dr. Bridget A Bransteitter, DO
Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
19550 East 39th Street; Suite 400
Independence, MO
 

Dr. Bridget Bransteitter works as an adult infectious disease specialist in Independence, MO. The average patient rating for Dr. Bransteitter is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Bransteitter is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine, she performed her residency at Tulsa Regional Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC).

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Relevant Interests: , replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement)

All Interests: Endocarditis, Wounds, Parasitic Infection, Common Cold, Pneumonia, Influenza, Meningitis, ... (Read more)

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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.
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