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

Dr. Brian Zell is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Before performing his residency at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, Dr. Zell attended Georgetown University School of Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Zell include knee arthritis, forearm fracture, and femur (thigh bone) fracture. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Cooper University Physicians and Virtua Marlton Hospital. Dr. Zell is not accepting new patients at this time.

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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)

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's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He is rated highly by his patients. Clinical interests for Dr. Wetzler include knee arthritis, forearm fracture, and hand joint replacement. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Boston Medical Center, Dr. Wetzler attended Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. Wetzler is conversant in Spanish. He welcomes new patients.

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

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

Dr. Frederick L Ballet, MD
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. Before performing his residency at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, Dr. Ballet attended New York Medical College for medical school. His areas of expertise include the following: amputation, forearm fracture, and hand joint replacement. Patients gave Dr. Ballet an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Ballet accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. His professional affiliations include Virtua Memorial Hospital and Virtua Marlton Hospital.

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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)

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

Dr. Allen Berkowitz, who practices in Marlton, NJ, is a medical specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Berkowitz include amputation, forearm fracture, and hand joint replacement. He is affiliated with Virtua Memorial Hospital and Virtua Marlton Hospital. After completing medical school at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, he performed his residency at Bellevue Hospital Center. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 2.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Dr. Eric D Strauss, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
5000 Sagemore Drive; Suite 103
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. Eric Strauss' medical specialty is hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His areas of expertise include amputation, forearm fracture, and hand joint replacement. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Strauss is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ), Dr. Strauss attended medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine.

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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)

Dr. Andrew B Sattel, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
5000 Sagemore Drive; Suite 103
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. Andrew Sattel is a hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. Dr. Sattel's patients gave him an average rating of 2.0 out of 5 stars. Areas of expertise for Dr. Sattel include forearm fracture, hand joint replacement, and carpal tunnel surgery. His professional affiliations include Virtua Memorial Hospital and Virtua Marlton Hospital. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Sattel is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and a graduate of Blodgett Memorial Medical Center's residency program.

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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)

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

Dr. Thomas O'Dowd, who practices in Voorhees, NJ and Turnersville, NJ, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. O'Dowd obtained his medical school training at Weill Cornell Medical College and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. Clinical interests for Dr. O'Dowd include knee arthritis, forearm fracture, and femur (thigh bone) fracture. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and CIGNA Plans.

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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. Mark Aaron Sobel, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
525 Route 73 S; Suite 303
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. Mark Sobel works as an orthopedist in Marlton, NJ. Patient ratings for Dr. Sobel average 3.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: knee arthritis, forearm fracture, and femur (thigh bone) fracture. Dr. Sobel is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and a graduate of NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases' residency program. He is affiliated with Virtua Marlton Hospital.

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

All Interests: Forearm Fracture, Knee Arthritis, Femur Fracture, Humerus Fracture, Fibula Fracture, Ankle Sprain, ... (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.
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