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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2999 Mcmackin Road, Madison Medical Office Building; Mail Code Spb
Madison, OH
 

Dr. Mark Verdun's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Verdun's clinical interests include knee arthritis, general orthopedics, and knee ligament injury. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at South Pointe Hospital, Dr. Verdun attended Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school. He is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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

All Interests: Knee Arthritis, General Orthopedics, Knee Arthroplasty, Knee Ligament Injury, Hip Pain, Hip ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 12
  • Charge (avg.): $3,724
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $543
Dr. John S Bucchieri, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
6270 North Ridge Road
Madison, OH
 

Dr. John Bucchieri is a specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Mentor, OH, Willoughby, OH, and Madison, OH. His areas of expertise include the following: carpal tunnel syndrome, shoulder problems, and shoulder arthroscopy. Dr. Bucchieri is professionally affiliated with West Hospital and TriPoint Medical Center. After attending Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons for medical school, he completed his residency training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. He accepts Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, shoulder arthroscopy

All Interests: Pain, Sports Health, Dupuytren's Contracture, Wrist Problems, Musculoskeletal Trauma, Elbow ... (Read more)

Dr. Susan Ellen Stephens, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
6550 North Ridge Road; Suite 201
Madison, OH
 

Dr. Susan Stephens is a spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. Dr. Stephens graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Stephens include back pain, minimally invasive surgery, and failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS). She has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dr. Stephens is professionally affiliated with TriPoint Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive surgery

All Interests: Neck Pain, Herniated Disc, Failed Back Surgery Syndrome, Spinal Instrumentation, Back Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. James H Walker, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
6550 North Ridge Road
Madison, OH
 

Dr. James Walker practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. After attending St. Louis University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Cleveland Clinic. These areas are among his clinical interests: ACL reconstruction, upper extremity surgery, and arthritis. Dr. Walker is an in-network provider for Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Euclid Hospital and TriPoint Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive surgery, minimally invasive hip replacement, minimally invasive knee replacement, knee arthroscopy

All Interests: Sports Health, Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Knee Arthroscopy, ... (Read more)

Jonathan James Sharpe
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
6550 North Ridge Road
Madison, OH
 

Dr. Jonathan Sharpe's specialties are podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery. His clinical interests include diabetic foot ulcers, heel pain, and joint injections. Dr. Sharpe is affiliated with West Hospital and TriPoint Medical Center. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is in-network for Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , ankle arthroscopy

All Interests: Sports Health, Foot Surgery, Fractures, Ankle Problems, Ankle Surgery, Ankle Reconstruction, Ankle ... (Read more)

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
6550 N Ridge Road; Suite 201
Madison, OH
 

Dr. Joseph Borruso is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His clinical interests include joint injections, hand surgery procedures, and arthritis. He takes Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more. Dr. Borruso studied medicine at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with TriPoint Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthroscopy

All Interests: Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Knee Arthroscopy, Arthritis, Total Joint ... (Read more)

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What is Minimally Invasive Surgery?

Minimally invasive surgery is surgery performed using tiny tools and several small incisions instead of one large one. First performed in the 1980s, minimally invasive surgery has now become commonly used for all kinds of procedures because it offers so many benefits over traditional surgery.

Since minimally invasive surgery minimizes the amount of injury that a patient experiences by avoiding a large incision, it typically results in fewer issues after surgery. There tend to be fewer stitches needed, less scarring, less pain, a faster recovery time, and a lower risk of infection. Some minimally invasive procedures even require less anesthesia than usual.

There are three main types of minimally invasive surgery:
  • Laparoscopic surgery, where several small incisions are made. A tiny camera is inserted into one, and the surgeon looks at the procedure on a video screen while moving tools through the other openings.
  • Endoscopic surgery, which is performed using an endoscope. An endoscope is a thin, hollow tube that contains a camera. It can be inserted either through a small incision or an existing opening such as the nose. Tiny tools can be passed through the tube to the area that needs to be worked on.
  • Robotic surgery, which uses tools that are even smaller and more precise than laparoscopic tools. The tools and camera are inserted through a small opening, and then the surgeon controls the robot from a computer in another room.

Minimally invasive surgery is not the right choice in every situation. However in many cases, it makes surgery less difficult to handle.
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