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Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
825 E Robinson
Norman, OK
 

Dr. David Bobb, who practices in Norman, OK, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. In addition to English, Dr. Bobb speaks Spanish. Clinical interests for Dr. Bobb include knee problems, foot problems, and arthroscopic surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Norman Regional Hospital. Before completing his residency at the University of Tennessee-Campbell Clinic, Dr. Bobb attended medical school at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Bobb average 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors Medicare insurance. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Tumor, Hip Problems, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Ankle ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 144
  • Charge (avg.): $1,120 - $2,211
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $142 - $994

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
3400 W Tecumseh Road; Suite 101
Norman, OK
 

Dr. James Bond sees patients in Norman, OK. His medical specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He accepts Medicare insurance. Dr. Bond is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. He has received the distinction of Oklahoma Super Doctors.

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2013 Procedure Details

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  • Volume: 205
  • Charge (avg.): $1,756 - $3,006
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $161 - $979

Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
4423 Ridgeline Drive
Norman, OK
 

Dr. Jack Beller's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. His areas of expertise include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. His patients gave him an average rating of 2.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Beller graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine.

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All Interests: Sports Health, Hip Problems, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee ... (Read more)

Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
825 E Robinson Street
Norman, OK
 

Dr. Mark Moses' medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Moses graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 126
  • Charge (avg.): $1,120 - $2,211
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $109 - $521

Specializes in Surgery
825 E Robinson
Norman, OK
 

2013 Procedure Details

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  • Volume: 59
  • Charge (avg.): $261 - $379
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $21 - $50

825 E. Robinson
Norman, OK
 

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 128
  • Charge (avg.): $224 - $440
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $20 - $135

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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.
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