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Dr. Marc Henry Rubman, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
261 James Street; 3f
Morristown, NJ
 

Dr. Marc Rubman is an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist in Parsippany, NJ, Morristown, NJ, and Randolph, NJ. Dr. Rubman's patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Areas of expertise for Dr. Rubman include total shoulder replacement, total hip replacement, and minimally invasive hip replacement. He is affiliated with Morristown Medical Center Atlantic Sports Health. He takes AARP, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Rubman graduated from Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Montefiore Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He is conversant in Spanish.

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All Interests: Pain, Sports Health, Hip Problems, Osteoporosis, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Minimally ... (Read more)

Dr. Wayne Anthony Colizza, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
197 Ridgedale Avenue; Suite 300
Morristown, NJ
 

Dr. Wayne Colizza is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Colizza's average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include total shoulder replacement, hip injury, and minimally invasive knee replacement. He is affiliated with Morristown Medical Center Atlantic Sports Health. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and Focus. His education and training includes medical school at McGill University Faculty of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with McGill University. In addition to English, Dr. Colizza (or staff) speaks French and Italian.

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

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Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 28
  • Charge (avg.): $5,100
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $637
Dr. Peter Bradley Blank, DO
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
150 N Finley Avenue
Basking Ridge, NJ
 

Dr. Peter Blank is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist in Basking Ridge, NJ. Dr. Blank's clinical interests include total shoulder replacement, arthroscopic surgery, and general orthopedics. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Blank's hospital/clinic affiliations include Morristown Medical Center and Overlook Medical Center.

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

Dr. Andrew Albert Willis, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
160 E Hanover Avenue
Morristown, NJ
 

Dr. Andrew Willis is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He works in Morristown, NJ. His areas of expertise include carpal tunnel syndrome, elbow fracture, and knee pain. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Willis takes. Before performing his residency at Hospital for Special Surgery, Dr. Willis attended Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons for medical school. Dr. Willis (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and French. Dr. Willis is affiliated with Morristown Medical Center Atlantic Sports Health.

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Clinical Interests: Pain, Sports Health, Elbow Fracture, Knee Pain, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Bone Problems, ... (Read more)

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  • Volume: 57
  • Charge (avg.): $4,605 - $9,200
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $192 - $1,198

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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.
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