We found 5 providers matching replacement arthroplasty and who accept Humana near Liberty, MO.

Showing 1-5 of 5
Selecting one of the sort options will cause this page to reload and list providers by the selected sort order.
Dr. Jeffery T Macmillan, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
9151 N.e. 81st Terrace; Suite 200
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Jeffrey Macmillan is a spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. He is affiliated with Liberty Hospital, Shawnee Mission Health, and Carondelet Health. After completing medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, he performed his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and Graduate Hospital. Dr. Macmillan's average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. He honors Coventry, Humana HMO, and Humana Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Macmillan's office for an appointment.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement)

All Interests: Pain, Osteoporosis, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Lower Back ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 14
  • Charge (avg.): $2,207
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $803
Dr. Joshua Joe Niemann, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
2521 Glenn Hendren Drive; Suite 204
Liberty, MO
 

Dr. Joshua Niemann is an orthopedic traumatologist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Niemann include MAKoplasty, fractures (broken bones), and trauma. He is professionally affiliated with Liberty Hospital and Hedrick Medical Center. Dr. Niemann takes Coventry, First Health, Humana HMO, and more. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine and performed his residency at Truman Medical Centers.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , total joint replacement, minimally invasive hip replacement, MAKOplasty

All Interests: Hip Problems, Musculoskeletal Trauma, MAKOplasty, Fractures, Knee Problems, Surgical Procedures, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 29
  • Charge (avg.): $4,447 - $4,455
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,374 - $1,423

Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2521 Glenn Hendren Drive; Suite 310
Liberty, MO
 

Dr. Leslie Thomas works as an orthopedic surgeon. His professional affiliations include Liberty Hospital, North Kansas City Hospital (NKCH), and Saint Luke's North Hospital-Smithville. After completing medical school at St. Louis University School of Medicine, Dr. Thomas performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Thomas honors. He is accepting new patients.

Read more

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 67
  • Charge (avg.): $4,532 - $5,060
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,462 - $1,561
Dr. Ryan R Snyder, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2521 Glenn Hendren Drive; Suite 204
Liberty, MO
 

Dr. Ryan Snyder is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist. Dr. Snyder's clinical interests include MAKoplasty. He is affiliated with Liberty Hospital, Hedrick Medical Center, and North Kansas City Hospital (NKCH). After attending the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Truman Medical Centers and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, First Health, and Humana HMO.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , MAKOplasty

All Interests: MAKOplasty, Knee Problems, Musculoskeletal Problems, Surgical Procedures, Robotic Surgery

Dr. Santosh George, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2521 Glenn Hendren Drive; Suite 204
Liberty, MO
 

Dr. Santosh George specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in Liberty, MO. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 2.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include shoulder surgery, general orthopedics, and total joint replacement. Dr. George's professional affiliations include Liberty Hospital, Hedrick Medical Center, and North Kansas City Hospital (NKCH). Dr. George is an in-network provider for Coventry, First Health, and Humana HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Geisinger Medical Center, Dr. George attended medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , total joint replacement, MAKOplasty

All Interests: General Orthopedics, Shoulder Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery, MAKOplasty, Surgical Procedures, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 89
  • Charge (avg.): $2,539 - $4,000
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,213 - $1,548

Conditions / Treatments

Insurance

New Patients

Medicare Patient Conditions

Medicare Patient Ethnicity

Additional Information

Online Communication

Patient Demographic

Practice Affiliation

Credentials

Fellowship

Medical School

Residency

Specialty

Years Since Graduation

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.
Selecting a checkbox option will refresh the page.