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Dr. Scott David Schoifet, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
243 Route 130
Bordentown, NJ
 

Dr. Scott Schoifet's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Schoifet include forearm fracture, femur (thigh bone) fracture, and carpal tunnel surgery. Dr. Schoifet obtained his medical school training at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and performed his residency at Strong Memorial Hospital and Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Philadelphia Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, minimally invasive hip replacement

All Interests: Forearm Fracture, Femur Fracture, Elbow Pain, Humerus Fracture, Fibula Fracture, Ankle Sprain, ... (Read more)

Dr. Rajesh K Jain, MPH, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
243 Route 130
Bordentown, NJ
 

Dr. Rajesh Jain's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Jain include forearm fracture, psoriatic arthritis, and femur (thigh bone) fracture. Dr. Jain is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Coventry Health Care Plans. He attended SUNY Upstate Medical University for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Upstate Medical University for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, minimally invasive hip replacement, hip resurfacing

All Interests: Forearm Fracture, Psoriatic Arthritis, Femur Fracture, Elbow Pain, Humerus Fracture, Fibula ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 51
  • Uninsured Cost: $6,800
  • Medicare Cost: $1,548
Dr. Gregory Gillman Klingenstein, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
243 Route 130
Bordentown, NJ
 

Dr. Gregory Klingenstein is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His clinical interests include forearm fracture, femur (thigh bone) fracture, and carpal tunnel surgery. He attended Mount Sinai School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Tufts University for residency. Dr. Klingenstein is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, minimally invasive hip replacement

All Interests: Forearm Fracture, Femur Fracture, Elbow Pain, Humerus Fracture, Fibula Fracture, Ankle Sprain, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 33
  • Uninsured Cost: $6,000 - $6,800
  • Medicare Cost: $1,219 - $1,548
Dr. Joseph Kim Lee, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
243 Route 130
Bordentown, NJ
 

Dr. Joseph Lee is a spine surgeon and orthopedist in Vineland, NJ, Moorestown, NJ, and Voorhees, NJ. Areas of expertise for Dr. Lee include forearm fracture, femur (thigh bone) fracture, and carpal tunnel surgery. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lee honors. He is a graduate of Brown University, Alpert Medical School. He trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center, and Rush University Medical Center for residency. He is professionally affiliated with Inspira Medical Center Vineland. Dr. Lee's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, minimally invasive hip replacement

All Interests: Forearm Fracture, Femur Fracture, Elbow Pain, Humerus Fracture, Fibula Fracture, Ankle Sprain, ... (Read more)

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What is Hip Replacement Surgery?

Hip replacement is a surgical procedure to replace parts of the hip joint that are damaged by disease or injury. It is most often done to treat arthritis, a common condition that causes stiffness and pain in the joints. Surgery is used only after other, less invasive treatments have failed to work.

The type of hip replacement you receive is based on your age and the extent of damage to your hip. The hip joint has two parts: the femoral head, or hip ball, and the acetabulum, or hip socket. The hip ball is located on the upper end of the femur (thigh bone), and the hip socket is part of the pelvis. Depending on whether one or both parts require replacement, you may need one of the following procedures:

  • Partial hip replacement, which is generally recommended in the case of hip fractures or other hip injuries. If you are having a partial hip replacement, only the hip ball will be replaced.
  • Total hip replacement, which is often used to treat the hip joint when it has become damaged due to arthritis. Both the hip socket and hip ball are replaced.
  • Hip resurfacing, which is usually performed for younger patients. A hip resurfacing procedure reshapes the hip ball and only replaces its surface. This preserves more bone and makes future surgeries easier. If you are having a partial hip resurfacing, only the hip ball is resurfaced and replaced. If you are having a total hip resurfacing, the hip socket will be replaced as well.

During hip replacement surgery, an incision is made along the side of the hip. The surgeon may access the joint directly through this incision, or by using small tools and a lighted tube called an arthroscope to see and treat the joint. The diseased tissue is removed, and the bones are smoothed out and fitted with metal ends. The metal pieces may be cemented in place, or they may have a porous structure that encourages bone to grow into them and hold them securely. A smooth plastic cushion is placed between the two bones to replace the cartilage and allow the joint to move freely.

Hip replacement surgery takes one to two hours, and afterwards you may stay in the hospital for several days. When you go home, you will have to use a cane, walker, or crutches at first. You will likely have physical therapy to improve your ability to move with your new hip. After the first few weeks, light exercise such as bike riding or swimming will help you heal, but certain actions, such as climbing stairs or bending over at the waist, may be difficult at first. It will take several weeks before you can drive or return to work. Full recovery may take six to 12 months.