We found 7 providers matching replacement arthroplasty and who accept Humana near Lees Summit, MO.

Dr. Gary Auson Go, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
120 Ne Saint Lukes Boulevard; Suite 200
Lees Summit, MO
 

Dr. Gary Go's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is conversant in Filipino. These areas are among Dr. Go's clinical interests: knee surgery, hip surgery, and sports injuries. His professional affiliations include Saint Luke's East Hospital, Overland Park Regional Medical Center, and Lee's Summit Medical Center. He is a graduate of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine. Dr. Go trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio for his residency. He is rated 2.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement)

All Interests: Pain, Sports Health, Hip Problems, Osteoporosis, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Gerald Francis Dugan, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
120 Ne Saint Lukes Boulevard; Suite 200
Lees Summit, MO
 

Dr. Gerald Dugan is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Dugan include hip surgery, total joint replacement, and sports injuries. His professional affiliations include Saint Luke's East Hospital, Lee's Summit Medical Center, and Research Medical Center. He studied medicine at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at the University of Missouri Health System and the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Dugan is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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

All Interests: Sports Health, Knee Surgery, Knee Arthroscopy, Shoulder Arthroscopy, Total Joint Replacement, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 91
  • Charge (avg.): $4,358 - $4,709
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,440 - $1,539
Dr. Gregory Paul Ballard, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2000 Se Blue Parkway; #230
Lee's Summit, MO
 

Dr. Gregory Ballard is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He studied medicine at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Dr. Ballard trained at the University of Kansas Medical Center for residency. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Ballard is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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. Larry Frederick Frevert, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
120 Ne Saint Lukes Boulevard; Suite 200
Lees Summit, MO
 

Dr. Larry Frevert's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Frevert trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences for his residency. Clinical interests for Dr. Frevert include shoulder surgery, knee surgery, and hip surgery. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Frevert's professional affiliations include Saint Luke's East Hospital and Lee's Summit Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , total joint replacement

All Interests: Sports Health, Elbow Surgery, Shoulder Problems, Shoulder Surgery, Knee Surgery, Total Joint ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 35
  • Charge (avg.): $4,542 - $4,693
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,460 - $1,539
Dr. Robert Jack Takacs, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
120 Ne Saint Lukes Boulevard; Suite 200
Lees Summit, MO
 

Dr. Robert Takacs is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. In his practice, Dr. Takacs focuses on knee replacement, hip surgery, and total joint replacement. Dr. Takacs's professional affiliations include Saint Luke's East Hospital, Lee's Summit Medical Center, and Research Medical Center. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University, Dr. Takacs attended medical school at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Dr. Takacs is rated highly by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , knee replacement, total joint replacement

All Interests: Knee Surgery, Total Joint Replacement, Knee Replacement, Hip Surgery

Dr. Jeffrey W Salin, DO
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3151 Ne Carnegie Drive
Lees Summit, MO
 

Dr. Jeffrey Salin's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Salin is professionally affiliated with Anderson County Hospital, Saint Luke's South Hospital, and Menorah Medical Center. He is a graduate of Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 126
  • Charge (avg.): $8,512 - $18,763
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,387 - $1,487
Dr. Matthew Christopher Daggett, DO
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2000 Se Blue Parkway; Suite #230
Lees Summit, MO
 

Dr. Matthew Daggett's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Daggett attended medical school at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is especially interested in shoulder surgery, total joint replacement, and sports injuries. He takes Cigna, Humana, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Lee's Summit Medical Center, Carondelet Health, and Research Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , total joint replacement

All Interests: ACL Injury, Total Joint Replacement, Sports Injuries, Shoulder Surgery

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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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