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We found 6 providers matching knee replacement and who accept Aetna Gold near Trenton, NJ.

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

Dr. Paul Codjoe specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He obtained his medical school training at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and performed his residency at Temple University Hospital. These areas are among his clinical interests: knee problems, rotator cuff surgery, and closed reduction. Dr. Codjoe takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Codjoe speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System, Capital Health, and St. Mary Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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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 is a physician who specializes in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery and sports medicine. His average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among Dr. Nolan's clinical interests: knee problems, total hip replacement, and sports injuries. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Delaware County Memorial Hospital and a hospital affiliated with MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, Allegheny University, Dr. Nolan attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College for medical school. He is affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System, Capital Health, and St. Mary Medical Center. Dr. Nolan welcomes new patients.

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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. Hari Prasad Bezwada, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
340 Scotch Road
Ewing, NJ
 

Dr. Hari Bezwada's medical specialty is adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. Dr. Bezwada's areas of expertise include knee problems, hip replacement, and arthroscopic surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Bezwada is 4.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Devon Health Services, and Aetna HSA are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bezwada honors. He graduated from Albany Medical College and then he performed his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center, and a hospital affiliated with Drexel University. Dr. Bezwada's hospital/clinic affiliations include Princeton HealthCare System and Capital Health.

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Relevant Interests: , knee replacement, total knee replacement

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 24
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,501
  • Medicare Cost: $1,373
Dr. David S Eingorn, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Other
2501 Kuser Road; 3rd Floor
Hamilton, NJ
 

Dr. David Eingorn specializes in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. Dr. Eingorn's clinical interests include knee problems, rotator cuff surgery, and shoulder problems. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Eingorn graduated from Temple University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Eingorn trained at Jefferson University Hospitals. His professional affiliations include Capital Health, Princeton HealthCare System, and St. Mary Medical Center. His practice is open to new patients.

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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
3120 Princeton Pike
Lawrenceville, NJ
 

Dr. Edward Ford practices adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. Patients gave Dr. Ford an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise consist of knee problems and hip problems. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. He trained at St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, Paterson for his residency. Dr. Ford's hospital/clinic affiliations include Capital Health and St. Mary Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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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 specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: knee problems, revision arthroplasty (joint revision), and total hip replacement. He is professionally affiliated with Capital Health, Princeton HealthCare System, and St. Mary Medical Center. Dr. Ast honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He has an open panel. Dr. Ast graduated from Temple University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System.

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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.