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We found 11 providers matching arthroscopic surgery and who accept Medicare Supplement near Voorhees, NJ.

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Dr. Merrick J Wetzler, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
Advocare South Jersey Orthopedic Associates; Centennial Medical Center
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Merrick Wetzler is an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist in Voorhees, NJ and Turnersville, NJ. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Wetzler include forearm fracture, hand joint replacement, and femur (thigh bone) fracture. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Viant, and more. After attending Temple University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Boston Medical Center. Dr. Wetzler speaks Spanish. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, knee arthroscopy, elbow arthroscopy, ankle arthroscopy

All Interests: Forearm Fracture, Femur Fracture, Hand Joint Replacement, Elbow Pain, Humerus Fracture, Fibula ... (Read more)

Dr. Brian Kirk Zell, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
900 Centennial Boulevard; Building 2, Suite 203
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Brian Zell is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Zell trained at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases for residency. His areas of expertise include the following: forearm fracture, femur (thigh bone) fracture, and carpal tunnel surgery. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Zell is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Cooper University Health Care. Unfortunately, Dr. Zell is not currently accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, knee arthroscopy, elbow arthroscopy, ankle arthroscopy

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,700
  • Medicare Cost: $387
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Specializes in Hand Surgery, Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
5000 Sagemore Drive; Suite 103
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. Eric Strauss' specialties are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Strauss include forearm fracture, hand joint replacement, and carpal tunnel surgery. He graduated from New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, elbow arthroscopy

All Interests: Forearm Fracture, Hand Joint Replacement, Elbow Pain, Wrist Fracture, Sports Health, Elbow ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Hand Surgery, Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
5000 Sagemore Drive; Suite 103
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. Frederick Ballet works as a hand surgeon and orthopedist. His areas of expertise include forearm fracture, hand joint replacement, and nerve block. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Ballet is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at New York Medical College and performed his residency at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Forearm Fracture, Hand Joint Replacement, Wrist Fracture, Sports Health, Hand Fracture, Dupuytren's ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Hand Surgery, Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
5000 Sagemore Drive; Suite 103
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. Allen Berkowitz works as a hand surgeon and orthopedist. He has a 2.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. His areas of expertise include the following: forearm fracture, hand joint replacement, and psoriatic arthritis. Dr. Berkowitz accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He studied medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. His training includes a residency program at Bellevue Hospital Center.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Forearm Fracture, Psoriatic Arthritis, Hand Joint Replacement, Elbow Pain, Wrist Fracture, Sports ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Hand Surgery, Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
5000 Sagemore Drive; Suite 103
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. Andrew Sattel practices hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Sattel's areas of expertise include forearm fracture, hand joint replacement, and carpal tunnel surgery. He is rated 2.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. His education and training includes medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and residency at Blodgett Memorial Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Forearm Fracture, Hand Joint Replacement, Wrist Fracture, Sports Health, Hand Fracture, Dupuytren's ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Mitchell Dalsey, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
807 Haddon Avenue
Haddonfield, NJ
 

Dr. Robert Dalsey's specialties are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He practices in Haddonfield, NJ, Logan Township, NJ, and Sewell, NJ. After attending Temple University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center, and the University of Maryland Medical Center. Areas of expertise for Dr. Dalsey include hand surgery procedures, rotator cuff repair, and carpal tunnel syndrome. Patient ratings for Dr. Dalsey average 3.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with The Memorial Hospital of Salem County.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
Advocare South Jersey Orthopedic Associates; Centennial Medical Center
Voorhees, NJ
 

Dr. Thomas O'Dowd is an orthopedic surgeon in Voorhees, NJ and Turnersville, NJ. Dr. O'Dowd's clinical interests include forearm fracture, femur (thigh bone) fracture, and ankle fusion. He studied medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, knee arthroscopy, elbow arthroscopy, ankle arthroscopy

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

Dr. Stephen Marc Horowitz, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
750 Route 73 S; Suite 207
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. Stephen Horowitz sees patients in Marlton, NJ. His medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Horowitz's areas of expertise include the following: forearm fracture, psoriatic arthritis, and hand joint replacement. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, Medicare Supplement (Medigap), and more. He attended New York Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthroscopy

All Interests: Forearm Fracture, Psoriatic Arthritis, Femur Fracture, Hand Joint Replacement, Humerus Fracture, ... (Read more)

Dr. Larry Sol Rosenberg, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
798 Route 73
West Berlin, NJ
 

Dr. Larry Rosenberg is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He attended medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. Dr. Rosenberg trained at Montefiore Medical Center for residency. His areas of expertise include forearm fracture, psoriatic arthritis, and femur (thigh bone) fracture. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Rosenberg honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Viant, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, elbow arthroscopy, ankle arthroscopy

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

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Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
571 Berlin Cross Keys Road; Suite 100
Sicklerville, NJ
 

Dr. Minh Cao specializes in podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery and practices in Sicklerville, NJ and Atlantic City, NJ. Dr. Cao (or staff) speaks Spanish and Vietnamese. His areas of expertise consist of endoscopic tarsal tunnel surgery, endoscopic plantar fasciotomy, and wounds. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , ankle arthroscopy

All Interests: Endoscopic Plantar Fasciotomy, Musculoskeletal Problems, Endoscopic Tarsal Tunnel Surgery, Wounds, ... (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.