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We found 6 providers matching arthroscopic surgery and who accept Aetna near Hackettstown, NJ.

Dr. Stephen Dennis Koss, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
108 Bilby Road; Suite 201
Hackettstown, NJ
 

Dr. Stephen Koss specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine and practices in Hackettstown, NJ, Sparta, NJ, and Newton, NJ. His clinical interests include arthroscopic surgery, general orthopedics, and hip injury. He is affiliated with Morristown Medical Center and Newton Medical Center. Before completing his residency at UMass Memorial Medical Center, Dr. Koss attended medical school at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Koss takes Anthem, Fortis, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 61
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,080 - $2,476
  • Medicare Cost: $92 - $614
Dr. John W Murphy, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
57 Route 46; Suite 107
Hackettstown, NJ
 

Dr. John Murphy's areas of specialization are spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery; he sees patients in Hackettstown, NJ and Bedminster, NJ. His clinical interests include scoliosis, general orthopedics, and lyme disease. Dr. Murphy is professionally affiliated with Morristown Medical Center and Hackensack University Medical Center. He accepts AARP, Cigna, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and performed his residency at The University Hospital, Newark.

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Clinical Interests: Pain, General Orthopedics, Hip Pain, Knee Pain, Osteoporosis, Neck Pain, Wrist Problems, Elbow ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 30
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,500 - $4,830
  • Medicare Cost: $95 - $653
Dr. Glen P Wainen, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
57 Route 46; Suite 107
Hackettstown, NJ
 

Dr. Glen Wainen is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. His areas of expertise include the following: scoliosis, general orthopedics, and hip injury. Dr. Wainen honors AARP, Cigna, Aetna, and more. He graduated from UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Wainen is professionally affiliated with Morristown Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 12
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,643
  • Medicare Cost: $125
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
57 Route 46; Suite 107
Hackettstown, NJ
 

Dr. Michael Deehan is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is a graduate of UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. His medical residency was performed at The University Hospital, Newark. Dr. Deehan's clinical interests encompass general orthopedics. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. AARP, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Deehan accepts. He is affiliated with Morristown Medical Center.

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Clinical Interests: General Orthopedics

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 13
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,717
  • Medicare Cost: $79
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
108 Bilby Road
Hackettstown, NJ
 

Dr. William Sayde's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine; he sees patients in Hackettstown, NJ, Succasunna, NJ, and Cedar Knolls, NJ. Dr. Sayde has a special interest in ACL reconstruction, arthroscopic surgery, and knee injury. MultiPlan, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Cigna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sayde takes. He studied medicine at Albany Medical College. He trained at Jefferson University Hospitals for residency. Dr. Sayde's hospital/clinic affiliations include Morristown Medical Center and Newton Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Arthroscopic Surgery, Pain, Knee Pain, Rotator Cuff Problems, ACL Reconstruction, Knee Injury, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
108 Bilby Road; Suite 201
Hackettstown, NJ
 

Dr. Rehan Shamim is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist in Hackettstown, NJ, Succasunna, NJ, and Cedar Knolls, NJ. These areas are among his clinical interests: ACL reconstruction, general orthopedics, and hip injury. Dr. Shamim takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate. He attended medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. He is affiliated with Morristown Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy

All Interests: General Orthopedics, Hip Injury, Hip Pain, Knee Arthroscopy, Shoulder Arthroscopy, ACL ... (Read more)

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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.