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Dr. William David Abraham, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
142 Clearview Circle
Butler, PA
 

Dr. William Abraham's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He has indicated that his clinical interests include hip replacement, knee replacement, and knee arthroscopy. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Abraham takes. Before completing his residency at Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Dr. Abraham attended medical school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with UPMC Passavant.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, knee replacement

All Interests: Knee Surgery, Knee Arthroscopy, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement, Hip Surgery

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 20
  • Uninsured Cost: $4,640
  • Medicare Cost: $1,519
Dr. Daniel Kelly Agnew, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
142 Clearview Circle
Butler, PA
 

Dr. D. Agnew is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. He graduated from West Virginia University School of Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Carolina. Dr. Agnew's areas of expertise consist of hip replacement, knee replacement, and knee arthroscopy. On average, patients gave Dr. Agnew a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate. He is affiliated with UPMC Passavant.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, knee replacement

All Interests: Knee Surgery, Knee Arthroscopy, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement, Hip Surgery

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 18
  • Uninsured Cost: $4,640
  • Medicare Cost: $1,519
Dr. Thomas Stephen Muzzonigro, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
142 Clearview Circle
Butler, PA
 

Dr. Thomas Muzzonigro specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He has a special interest in hip replacement, knee replacement, and knee arthroscopy. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Muzzonigro accepts. He attended Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and then went on to complete his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). He is affiliated with UPMC Passavant.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, knee replacement

All Interests: Knee Surgery, Knee Arthroscopy, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement, Hip Surgery

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 58
  • Uninsured Cost: $4,355 - $4,743
  • Medicare Cost: $1,423 - $1,536
Dr. Robert Lee Waltrip, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
127 Oneida Valley Road; Suite 302
Butler, PA
 

Dr. Robert Waltrip's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Waltrip has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He has indicated that his clinical interests include knee arthroscopy, shoulder replacement, and shoulder arthroscopy. He is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Waltrip is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)'s residency program. He is professionally affiliated with UPMC Passavant.

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Relevant Interests: , shoulder replacement

All Interests: Shoulder Replacement, Shoulder Surgery, Knee Surgery, Knee Arthroscopy, Shoulder Arthroscopy

Dr. William E Saar, DO
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
142 Clearview Circle
Butler, PA
 

Dr. William Saar sees patients in Butler, PA, Mars, PA, and Wexford, PA. His medical specialties are foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Saar graduated from Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine and then he performed his residency at South Pointe Hospital. His clinical interests include ankle replacement and fractures (broken bones). His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate. He is professionally affiliated with UPMC Passavant.

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Relevant Interests: , ankle replacement

All Interests: Fractures, Ankle Replacement

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480 E Jefferson Street; Suite B
Butler, PA
 

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,433
  • Medicare Cost: $207

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What is Joint Replacement?

Joint replacement, sometimes also called arthroplasty, is an option when a joint becomes severely damaged by disease or injury. The damaged cartilage of the joint is surgically removed, the ends of the bones in the joint are resurfaced, and a prosthetic is installed. Most prosthetic joints are made of a metal piece that fits into a plastic sleeve so that they glide smoothly. A joint replacement increases stability in the damaged area and decreases pain. The hip and knee are the two joints most commonly replaced, but joint replacement can also be performed on the ankle, shoulder, elbow and even fingers.

Although joint replacement is one of the safest and most reliable medical procedures available, it is still a major surgical procedure. All surgical procedures carry risks, such as infection or blood clots. For this reason, doctors try to help their patients avoid surgery for as long as they can. Taking arthritis medications, losing weight, avoiding high impact sports such as running, taking supplements such as glucosamine or chondroitin, or having joint injections may allow a patient to enjoy life without the need for surgery.

After having joint replacement surgery, expect some pain the first few days as you recover. Physical therapy is an important part of recovery, and it can decrease complications and increase your future mobility. As soon as possible, returning to low impact sports such as swimming, walking or biking can stretch and heal your new joint. A prosthetic joint can last 15 - 20 years and cannot be further damaged by degenerative diseases such as arthritis, so once it is done you should be pain-free for many years.