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We found 5 providers matching knee replacement and who accept Aetna Silver HMO near Hamilton, NJ.

Dr. Paul Winfred Codjoe, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2501 Kuser Road; 3rd Floor
Hamilton, NJ
 

Dr. Paul Codjoe's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Codjoe graduated from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and then he performed his residency at Temple University Hospital. His areas of expertise include knee problems, rotator cuff surgery, and closed reduction. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Codjoe takes. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Princeton HealthCare System, Capital Health, and St. Mary Medical Center. Dr. Codjoe is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , knee replacement, total knee replacement

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

Dr. John P Nolan Jr., MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Other, Sports Medicine
2501 Kuser Road; 3rd Floor
Trenton, NJ
 

Dr. John Nolan specializes in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Nolan has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Clinical interests for Dr. Nolan include knee problems, total hip replacement, and sports injuries. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Princeton HealthCare System, Capital Health, and St. Mary Medical Center. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He is open to new patients. Dr. Nolan graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and then he performed his residency at Delaware County Memorial Hospital and a hospital affiliated with MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, Allegheny University.

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Relevant Interests: , knee replacement, total knee replacement

All Interests: Total Hip Replacement, Fractures, Total Knee Replacement, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 12
  • Uninsured Cost: $7,021
  • Medicare Cost: $1,617
Dr. David S Eingorn, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Other
2501 Kuser Road; 3rd Floor
Hamilton, NJ
 

Dr. David Eingorn's specialty is adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Eingorn include knee problems, rotator cuff surgery, and shoulder problems. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Eingorn is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Before completing his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals, Dr. Eingorn attended medical school at Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. Eingorn is affiliated with Capital Health, Princeton HealthCare System, and St. Mary Medical Center. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , knee replacement, total knee replacement

All Interests: Wrist Problems, Shoulder Problems, Revision Arthroplasty, Fractures, Total Knee Replacement, Knee ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 45
  • Uninsured Cost: $8,498
  • Medicare Cost: $1,876
Dr. Edward J Ford, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Other
2501 Kuser Road; 3rd Floor
Trenton, NJ
 

Dr. Edward Ford practices adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. He is a graduate of UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. For his residency, Dr. Ford trained at St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, Paterson. Dr. Ford is especially interested in knee problems and hip problems. Patient reviews placed Dr. Ford at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Capital Health and St. Mary Medical Center. He has an open panel.

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Clinical Interests: Hip Problems, Knee Problems

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 18
  • Uninsured Cost: $7,095
  • Medicare Cost: $1,678
Dr. Michael Paul Ast, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2501 Kuser Road; 3rd Floor
Hamilton, NJ
 

Dr. Michael Ast's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. These areas are among Dr. Ast's clinical interests: knee problems, revision arthroplasty (joint revision), and total hip replacement. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. After completing medical school at Temple University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Capital Health, Princeton HealthCare System, and St. Mary Medical Center. Dr. Ast is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , knee replacement, total knee replacement

All Interests: Revision Arthroplasty, Total Hip Replacement, Total Knee Replacement, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic ... (Read more)

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What is Knee Replacement Surgery?

Knee replacement is a surgical procedure to replace parts of the knee joint that are damaged. It is most often done to treat arthritis, a common condition that causes stiffness and pain in the joints. Knee replacement is used only if other, less invasive treatments have not worked.

A knee replacement may be partial, involving only the damaged areas, or it may include the entire joint. During surgery, the cartilage, a smooth and tough piece of tissue that lines the ends of bones, is removed. The ends of the femur (thigh bone), tibia (lower leg bone), and, sometimes, patella (kneecap) are smoothed out and replaced with metal parts. The cartilage is then replaced with a plastic disc that the metal can glide across when moving. This removes any rough or grinding surfaces within the knee that may have been causing pain.

Surgery can be performed by a large incision along the knee or through tiny incisions with small tools and an arthroscope, a small lighted tube with a camera. The procedure takes one to two hours, and you will stay in the hospital for a few days following surgery as you heal and learn to use your new knee. Physical therapy can help you move correctly and prevent stiffness. Generally, you will be able to return to normal activity within a few weeks, but you may be asked to stop participating in high-impact activities, like football or running, which could injure your new knee.