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Dr. Matthew James Di Paola, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Sports Medicine
30 East Apple Street; Suite 2200
Dayton, OH
 

Dr. Matthew Dipaola's specialties are orthopedic trauma and sports medicine. Dr. Dipaola accepts Anthem, Medical Mutual, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He is a graduate of Weill Cornell Medical College and a graduate of Jefferson University Hospitals' residency program. He is affiliated with Dayton VA Medical Center, Atrium Medical Center, and Kaleida Health. He welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Pain, Metabolic Bone Disease, Sports Health, Tumor, Osteoporosis, Elbow Problems, Shoulder ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Charles Albert, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Spine Surgery
1 Childrens Plaza
Dayton, OH
 

Dr. Michael Albert is a pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and spine surgery specialist in Dayton, OH, Centerville, OH, and Troy, OH. Dr. Albert's areas of expertise include arthroscopic surgery, hand problems, and wrist problems. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Amerigroup, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Albert honors. He attended medical school at Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine. Dr. Albert's residency was performed at Miami Valley Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Wright State University. His professional affiliations include Atrium Medical Center, Kettering Health Network, and Miami Valley Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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All Interests: Sports Health, Wrist Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Spine Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Thomas Michael Cook, MD, DO
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
7980 N Main Street
Dayton, OH
 

Dr. Thomas Cook is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist in Dayton, OH. Dr. Cook studied medicine at UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Grandview Medical Center. His clinical interests include knee problems, shoulder problems, and hip problems. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Cook is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Humana HMO. He is professionally affiliated with Good Samaritan Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Hip Problems, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Arthritis, Replacement ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 39
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,690 - $3,015
  • Medicare Cost: $364 - $565
Dr. Michael D Barnett Jr., MD
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2350 Miami Valley Drive; Suite 320
Dayton, OH
 

Dr. Michael Barnett's areas of specialization are foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His areas of expertise consist of foot problems and ankle problems. He is professionally affiliated with Atrium Medical Center and Miami Valley Hospital. Dr. Barnett graduated from Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine. Dr. Barnett's training includes a residency program at Akron General Medical Center. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Great-West Healthcare are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Barnett accepts. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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All Interests: Pain, Metabolic Bone Disease, Sports Health, Tumor, Osteoporosis, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Joseph D Dicicco III, DO
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Sports Medicine
165 Edwin C. Moses Boulevard
Dayton, OH
 

Dr. Joseph Dicicco's specialties are orthopedic trauma and sports medicine. He practices in Dayton, OH, Lebanon, OH, and Beavercreek, OH. After completing medical school at Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, he performed his residency at Grandview Medical Center. Dr. Dicicco's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. He is professionally affiliated with Good Samaritan Hospital, Kettering Health Network, and Miami Valley Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,834
  • Medicare Cost: $177

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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.