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Dr. Bryan Todd Edwards, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
6909 Prosperity Church Road
Huntersville, NC
 

Dr. Bryan Edwards sees patients in Cornelius, NC and Huntersville, NC. His medical specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Edwards has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. These areas are among his clinical interests: arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. He accepts Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of East Carolina University, The Brody School of Medicine. Dr. Edwards completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Georgia. He has received the following distinctions: Distinguished Service, USAF and Lange Leadership Award, ECU School of Medicine. Dr. Edwards speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Transplant Procedures, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 49
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,541 - $2,681
  • Medicare Cost: $166 - $1,006
Dr. Howard David Homesley Jr., MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
10030 Gilead Road
Huntersville, NC
 

Dr. H. Homesley is an adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery specialist in Charlotte, NC and Huntersville, NC. He attended medical school at Wake Forest University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Homesley completed a residency program at Jefferson University Hospitals. Dr. Homesley is especially interested in total hip replacement, musculoskeletal problems, and total knee replacement. He takes Medicare insurance. Dr. Homesley has received professional recognition including the following: Physician of the Year-Presbyterian Orthpaedic Hosp, Nurses at Presbyterian Orthopaedic Hospital. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Frye Regional Medical Center, Carolinas Medical Center, and Novant Health Charlotte Orthopedic Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Clinical Interests: Total Hip Replacement, Reconstructive Surgery, Total Knee Replacement, Knee Surgery, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 30
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,208 - $1,541
  • Medicare Cost: $79 - $518
Dr. Brian Scott Delay, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
10030 Gilead Road
Huntersville, NC
 

Dr. Brian Delay practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. These areas are among Dr. Delay's clinical interests: knee problems, shoulder problems, and musculoskeletal problems. He is professionally affiliated with Charlotte Institute of Rehabilitation, Carolinas Medical Center, and Carolinas Medical Center-Mercy. His education and training includes medical school at Ohio State University College of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo. He takes Medicare insurance. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Delay has received include Oxford Partial Knee Advanced Instructional Course, Biomet Oxford and Peter A. Casagrande Outstanding Resident, State University of New York at Buffalo. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy

All Interests: Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Musculoskeletal Problems, Knee Arthroscopy, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 99
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,784 - $3,054
  • Medicare Cost: $166 - $1,021
Dr. Mark Douglas Suprock, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
10030 Gilead Road
Huntersville, NC
 

Dr. Mark Suprock works as an orthopedist in Huntersville, NC and Mooresville, NC. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise consist of knee problems, hip replacement, and knee replacement. Dr. Suprock is in-network for Medicare insurance. Before performing his residency at Hamot Medical Center, Dr. Suprock attended MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. Dr. Suprock's distinctions include: Physician of the Year, Presbyterian Hospital Huntersville and Research Award, first place, Hamot Medical Center, Erie, PA. He is professionally affiliated with Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center, Novant Health Matthews Medical Center, and Carolinas Medical Center. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Hip Problems, Knee Problems, Knee Surgery, Musculoskeletal Problems, Hip Replacement, Knee ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 14
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,670
  • Medicare Cost: $499
Dr. Scott Leander Smith, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
10030 Gilead Road
Huntersville, NC
 

Dr. Scott Smith practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine in Huntersville, NC and Mooresville, NC. His areas of expertise include musculoskeletal problems, elbow problems, and knee arthroscopy. He has a 2.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Smith is in-network for Medicare insurance. He studied medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine. His residency was performed at Carolinas Medical Center. Dr. Smith is affiliated with Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center, Carolinas Medical Center, and Novant Health Charlotte Orthopedic Hospital. Dr. Smith welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 12
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,884
  • Medicare Cost: $166
Dr. Michael Lee Dockery, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
10030 Gilead Road; Suite 160
Huntersville, NC
 

Dr. Michael Dockery is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He works in Charlotte, NC and Huntersville, NC. Dr. Dockery has a special interest in musculoskeletal problems. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center, Novant Health Matthews Medical Center, and Carolinas Medical Center. He honors Medicare insurance. After completing medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine, he performed his residency at Shands HealthCare.

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Clinical Interests: Musculoskeletal Problems

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 15
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,670
  • Medicare Cost: $518

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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.