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We found 6 providers matching replacement arthroplasty and who accept United Healthcare Plans near New Hyde Park, NY.

Dr. Answorth Anthony Allen, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
333 Earle Ovington Boulevard; Suite 106
Uniondale, NY
 

Dr. Answorth Allen, who practices in New York, NY and Uniondale, NY, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Allen include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Aetna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Allen takes. Dr. Allen attended medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College. His residency was performed at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and New York Orthopaedic Hospital. He has received professional recognition including the following: New York Super Doctors. Dr. Allen is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset, and Hospital for Special Surgery.

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Relevant Interests: , replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement)

All Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Reconstruction, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Shoulder Surgery, Knee ... (Read more)

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Dr. Jeffrey Fred Shapiro, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1999 Marcus Avenue; Suite 200
New Hyde Park, NY
 

Dr. Jeffrey Shapiro's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Shapiro include hip reconstruction and knee reconstruction. Dr. Shapiro is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Shapiro accepts. He obtained his medical school training at New York Medical College and performed his residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Shapiro is professionally affiliated with St. Francis Hospital, Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center, and North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset. Dr. Shapiro's practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Hip Reconstruction, Knee Reconstruction

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 40
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,555
  • Medicare Cost: $1,789
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Dr. James Donald Slover, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1999 Marcus Avenue; Suite 306
New Hyde Park, NY
 

Dr. James Slover's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Slover's areas of expertise include the following: leg pain, osteomyelitis, and knee fracture. He is affiliated with VA NY Harbor Healthcare System and NYU Langone Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Dr. Slover attended Weill Cornell Medical College for medical school.

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Relevant Interests: , revision knee arthroplasty, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), total hip replacement, revision hip arthroplasty, total knee replacement

All Interests: Knee Fracture, Hip Pain, Joint Pain, Total Hip Replacement, Revision Hip Arthroplasty, Bone ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 52
  • Uninsured Cost: $17,500 - $17,802
  • Medicare Cost: $1,632 - $1,772
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Dr. Steven Jay Ravich, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1999 Marcus Avenue; Suite 306
New Hyde Park, NY
 

Dr. Steven Ravich sees patients in Mineola, NY, Brooklyn, NY, and New Hyde Park, NY. His medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. These areas are among his clinical interests: back strain, ankle sprain, and tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis). Dr. Ravich is affiliated with Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center, North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset, and Winthrop-University Hospital. Dr. Ravich honors Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients. He is a graduate of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. For his residency, Dr. Ravich trained at Maimonides Medical Center. Dr. Ravich (or staff) speaks Spanish and Italian.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), total hip replacement, total knee replacement

All Interests: Ankle Sprain, Hip Pain, Hand Fracture, ACL Injury, Neck Pain, Total Hip Replacement, Lower Back ... (Read more)

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Dr. Michael Joseph Alaia, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1999 Marcus Avenue; Suite 306
New Hyde Park, NY
 

Dr. Michael Alaia works as an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist. His clinical interests include knee injury, rotator cuff tear, and ligament reconstruction. He is affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center. Dr. Alaia takes Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, 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.

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Relevant Interests: , total knee replacement

All Interests: ACL Injury, Elbow Surgery, Shoulder Problems, Total Knee Replacement, Knee Problems, Knee Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Scott Eliot Marwin, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1999 Marcus Avenue; Suite 306
New Hyde Park, NY
 

Dr. Scott Marwin's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Marwin include hip replacement, revision knee arthroplasty, and revision hip arthroplasty. Dr. Marwin's average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He graduated from SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo. Dr. Marwin's professional affiliations include North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset and NYU Langone Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, revision knee arthroplasty, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), revision hip arthroplasty, total knee replacement

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 47
  • Uninsured Cost: $17,500 - $17,686
  • Medicare Cost: $1,638 - $1,740
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What is Joint Replacement?

Joint replacement, sometimes also called arthroplasty, is an option when a joint becomes severely damaged by disease or injury. The damaged cartilage of the joint is surgically removed, the ends of the bones in the joint are resurfaced, and a prosthetic is installed. Most prosthetic joints are made of a metal piece that fits into a plastic sleeve so that they glide smoothly. A joint replacement increases stability in the damaged area and decreases pain. The hip and knee are the two joints most commonly replaced, but joint replacement can also be performed on the ankle, shoulder, elbow and even fingers.

Although joint replacement is one of the safest and most reliable medical procedures available, it is still a major surgical procedure. All surgical procedures carry risks, such as infection or blood clots. For this reason, doctors try to help their patients avoid surgery for as long as they can. Taking arthritis medications, losing weight, avoiding high impact sports such as running, taking supplements such as glucosamine or chondroitin, or having joint injections may allow a patient to enjoy life without the need for surgery.

After having joint replacement surgery, expect some pain the first few days as you recover. Physical therapy is an important part of recovery, and it can decrease complications and increase your future mobility. As soon as possible, returning to low impact sports such as swimming, walking or biking can stretch and heal your new joint. A prosthetic joint can last 15 - 20 years and cannot be further damaged by degenerative diseases such as arthritis, so once it is done you should be pain-free for many years.