We found 11 providers matching joint injections and who accept Coresource near Willoughby, OH.

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Dr. Gary Michael Kammer, MD
Specializes in Immunology, Adult Rheumatology
34500 Chardon Road; Suite 4
Willoughby Hills, OH
 

Dr. Gary Kammer works as an immunologist and rheumatologist. These areas are among Dr. Kammer's clinical interests: psoriatic arthritis, osteoporosis, and joint injections. His professional affiliations include West Hospital and Lake Health. He attended Ohio State University College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Kammer takes Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , joint injections

All Interests: Psoriatic Arthritis, Immunodeficiency, Osteoporosis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 52
  • Uninsured Cost: $90 - $400
  • Medicare Cost: $41 - $172
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Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine
2760 Som Center Road
Willoughby Hills, OH
 

Dr. Emad Mikhail's area of specialization is interventional pain medicine. He obtained his medical school training at Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine and performed his residency at Cleveland Clinic. Areas of expertise for Dr. Mikhail include migraine, cancer, and complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS). Patient reviews placed Dr. Mikhail at an average of 2.5 stars out of 5. He takes Coresource, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. His hospital/clinic affiliations include West Hospital and Lake Health.

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All Interests: Psoriatic Arthritis, Neck Pain, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Herniated Disc, Spinal Cord ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 134
  • Uninsured Cost: $230 - $1,458
  • Medicare Cost: $67 - $201
Dr. Matthew Minseok Keum, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
36060 Euclid Avenue; Suite 101
Willoughby, OH
 

Dr. Matthew Keum's specialties are physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. Dr. Keum is rated highly by his patients. His clinical interests include nerve block, cervical (neck) spine problems, and pain management. He is in-network for Coresource, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Keum obtained his medical school training at New York Medical College and New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and performed his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. His hospital/clinic affiliations include West Hospital and TriPoint Medical Center.

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All Interests: Sports Health, Electrodiagnostic Testing, Headache, Electromyography, Neck Pain, Chronic Fatigue ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 196
  • Uninsured Cost: $110 - $370
  • Medicare Cost: $44 - $183
Dr. Patrick George Convery, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
36060 Euclid Avenue; Suite 203
Willoughby, OH
 

Dr. Patrick Convery is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He attended medical school at Wake Forest University School of Medicine. These areas are among his clinical interests: sports health, carpal tunnel syndrome, and shoulder problems. On average, patients gave Dr. Convery a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Convery takes. His professional affiliations include West Hospital and TriPoint Medical Center.

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All Interests: Sports Health, Foot Surgery, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Ankle Surgery, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 174
  • Uninsured Cost: $64
  • Medicare Cost: $50
Gladys Geraldine De Leon
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
7482 Center Street; Suite 100
Mentor, OH
 

Dr. Gladys Deleon works as a foot doctor and foot and ankle surgeon in Mentor, OH and Chardon, OH. She is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. These areas are among her clinical interests: sports health, varicose veins, and neuropathy (nerve dysfunction). Dr. Deleon accepts Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. She trained at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford, and a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) for residency. She is professionally affiliated with West Hospital and TriPoint Medical Center.

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All Interests: Sports Health, Foot Surgery, Wounds, Varicose Veins, Fractures, Ankle Problems, Neuropathy, Ankle ... (Read more)

Dr. Eric Matthew Parsons, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
36060 Euclid Avenue; Suite 104
Willoughby, OH
 

Dr. Eric Parsons' specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Parsons include joint injections, sports health, and total joint replacement. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. After attending Ohio State University College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Tufts Medical Center. His hospital/clinic affiliations include West Hospital and TriPoint Medical Center.

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All Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Problems, Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement, Fractures, Shoulder ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 197
  • Uninsured Cost: $165 - $335
  • Medicare Cost: $55 - $171
Dr. John S Bucchieri, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
36060 Euclid Avenue; Suite 104
Willoughby, OH
 

Dr. John Bucchieri, who practices in Mentor, OH, Willoughby, OH, and Madison, OH, is a medical specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Before completing his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Dr. Bucchieri attended medical school at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. These areas are among his clinical interests: carpal tunnel syndrome, shoulder problems, and shoulder arthroscopy. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Bucchieri honors several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He is professionally affiliated with West Hospital and TriPoint Medical Center.

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 87
  • Uninsured Cost: $161 - $165
  • Medicare Cost: $58 - $60
Stephen John Frania
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
36060 Euclid Avenue; Suite 109
Willoughby, OH
 

Dr. Stephen Frania's areas of specialization are podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Frania's areas of expertise include foot reconstruction, sports health, and neuropathy (nerve dysfunction). Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Frania accepts. Dr. Frania's training includes residency programs at Mount Sinai Medical Center and St. Francis Hospital. He is professionally affiliated with West Hospital and TriPoint Medical Center.

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 15
  • Uninsured Cost: $147
  • Medicare Cost: $61
Robert D Weaver
Specializes in Podiatry, Wound Care
6551 Wilson Mills Road; #104
Mayfield Village, OH
 

Dr. Robert Weaver works as a foot doctor and wound care specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Weaver include newborn care, sports health, and laser surgery. Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Weaver takes. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Hillcrest Hospital, West Hospital, and TriPoint Medical Center.

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 101
  • Uninsured Cost: $80 - $86
  • Medicare Cost: $33 - $69
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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
36855 Ridge Road
Willoughby, OH
 

Dr. Harrhajan Parmar works as an internist in Willoughby, OH and Mayfield Village, OH. Areas of expertise for Dr. Parmar include sinusitis (sinus infection), migraine, and sexual health issues. Dr. Parmar is in-network for Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Medical College and then he performed his residency at Huron Hospital. He is professionally affiliated with Hillcrest Hospital, Euclid Hospital, and Lake Health.

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Dr. Bradley Thomas Webb, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
36060 Euclid Avenue; Suite 104
Willoughby, OH
 

Dr. Bradley Webb's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Webb include general orthopedics, minimally invasive knee replacement, and knee arthroscopy. He accepts Coresource, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He attended medical school at Ohio State University College of Medicine. His professional affiliations include West Hospital and Lake Health.

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All Interests: General Orthopedics, Musculoskeletal Trauma, Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement, Fractures, Knee ... (Read more)

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What is a Joint Injection/Aspiration?

A joint is any area of the body where two bones connect. Due to injury or disease, the space between the two bones can sometimes become swollen and inflamed, which leads to pain and a loss of mobility. Injection and aspiration are two tools that physicians use to treat joint pain locally without needing to perform surgery.

Both injection and aspiration are techniques that involve inserting a needle connected to a syringe directly into the joint. Aspiration involves the removal of excess fluid, and injection is the placement of medication directly into the joint space via the needle. Both procedures may be performed at the same time. In both cases a local anesthetic may be used, the skin will be cleaned and disinfected, and then the needle will be inserted. In some cases, especially if the injection or aspiration is in a large and deep joint such as the hip or spine, ultrasound may be used to guide the needle to the exact location desired.

In some cases, irritation to the joint can cause fluid to build up so significantly that the joint hurts and can no longer move well. Aspiration removes some of the excess fluid and relieves the pressure. In addition, aspiration can be used to provide a sample of joint fluid if it needs to be examined microscopically for the presence of white blood cells, bacteria, or crystal formations.

Certain injuries and diseases that affect joints are inflammatory in nature, such as rheumatoid arthritis, tendonitis or gout. These diseases may be helped by the local injection of anti-inflammatory medications directly into the affected joint. In this case, corticosteroids such as methylprednisone are usually used. Relief from the pain may be felt right away and may last for weeks or even months.

In some cases, such as with osteoarthritis, the cartilage buffer between the two bones wears down and pain comes from bones rubbing against each other. In this case, injection of a lubricating agent such as hyaluronic acid may be beneficial. It provides a slippery cushion between the bones to relieve pain that can last for months.