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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
9500 Euclid Avenue; Mc A41
Cleveland, OH
 

Dr. Joseph Iannotti is an orthopedist. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. His areas of expertise include shoulder arthritis, shoulder revision, and shoulder arthroscopy. Dr. Iannotti accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Iannotti has received the following distinctions: Cleveland Super Doctors; Graduated c um laude, Fordham University; and Biology Achievement Award, Fordham University. Dr. Iannotti (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin, Hebrew, and Arabic. He is affiliated with Marymount Hospital and Cleveland Clinic Main Campus.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, shoulder arthroscopy

All Interests: Shoulder Revision, Shoulder Dislocation, Revision Surgery, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Shoulder Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Wael Kamal Barsoum, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
9500 Euclid Avenue; Desk A41
Cleveland, OH
 

Dr. Wael Barsoum's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Barsoum include knee ligament injuries, joint aspiration (arthrocentesis), and knee arthroscopy. He is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Barsoum is a graduate of Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Barsoum's medical residency was performed at Cleveland Clinic. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He has received professional recognition including the following: Dennis W. Jahnigen Career Development Scholar; Reviewer for Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, and Journal of Arthroplasty; and Grant support from Orthopaedic Operating Room of the Future Program (Co-Investigator).

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Relevant Interests: , hip arthroscopy, knee arthroscopy

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

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
9500 Euclid Avenue; Mail Code A41
Cleveland, OH
 

Dr. Anthony Miniaci specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in Cleveland, OH and Garfield Heights, OH. Areas of expertise for Dr. Miniaci include knee ligament injuries, knee arthroscopy, and shoulder arthroscopy. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. After attending The University of Western Ontario, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with The University of Western Ontario. He has received distinctions including Best Doctors Top Doctors; Ivan Smith Memorial Award; and Eli Lilly Honorarium, Research. Dr. Miniaci is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic Main Campus.

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

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

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9500 Euclid Avenue; Mail Code A41
Cleveland, OH
 

Mr. Michael Dombrowski's areas of expertise include hip replacement, general orthopedics, and knee arthroscopy. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Richard E. Jacobs Health Center and Cleveland Clinic Main Campus. Patient ratings for Mr. Dombrowski average 5.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Mr. Dombrowski accepts. He has received the following distinction: Physician/Physician Assistant Team of the Year for Cleveland Clinic in 2005 with Dr.Wael Barsoum..

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

All Interests: General Orthopedics, Hip Pain, Hip Problems, Knee Pain, Hip Arthroscopy, Partial Knee Replacement, ... (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.