We found 6 providers matching replacement arthroplasty and who accept United Healthcare Silver POS near Hershey, PA.

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Dr. Charles M Davis III, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
30 Hope Drive Ec089
Hershey, PA
 

Dr. Charles Davis specializes in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Davis include knee replacement, hip arthritis, and knee arthritis. He is professionally affiliated with Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Davis honors. Dr. Davis's education and training includes medical school at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and residency at Mayo Clinic. He has received professional recognition including the following: Back to Search Results; American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery certification; and Best Doctors in America.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, knee replacement

All Interests: Knee Arthritis, Knee Arthroplasty, Hip Pain, Hip Problems, Knee Pain, Hip Arthroplasty, Hip ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 76
  • Charge (avg.): $11,307 - $12,709
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,406 - $1,554
Dr. Paul Joseph Juliano, MD
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
500 University Drive; Po Box 622
Hershey, PA
 

Dr. Paul Juliano is a physician who specializes in foot & ankle surgery, trauma surgery, and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Juliano include foot reconstruction, foot arthroscopy, and ankle replacement. Dr. Juliano is affiliated with Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. His education and training includes medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and Georgetown University School of Medicine and residency at National Naval Medical Center. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Juliano takes.

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Relevant Interests: , ankle replacement

All Interests: Ankle Reconstruction, Ankle Arthroscopy, Foot Arthroscopy, Foot Reconstruction, Ankle Replacement

Dr. Umur Aydogan, MD
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
500 University Drive
Hershey, PA
 

Dr. Umur Aydogan is a medical specialist in foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Aydogan has indicated that his clinical interests include hallux valgus (big toe bunion), foot arthroscopy, and foot reconstruction. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Aydogan accepts. He studied medicine at Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , ankle replacement

All Interests: Hallux Valgus, Reconstructive Surgery, Ankle Reconstruction, Ankle Arthroscopy, Foot Arthroscopy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Aman Dhawan, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
30 Hope Drive - Ec089
Hershey, PA
 

Dr. Aman Dhawan is a Hershey, PA physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Dhawan include hip arthroscopy, shoulder arthritis, and rotator cuff tear. He is professionally affiliated with Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. He honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Coventry, and more. Dr. Dhawan graduated from Albany Medical College and then he performed his residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , shoulder replacement

All Interests: Knee Ligament Injury, ACL Injury, Hip Problems, Hip Arthroscopy, Shoulder Problems, Shoulder ... (Read more)

Dr. Mark Andrew Knaub, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
30 Hope Drive Ec089
Hershey, PA
 

Dr. Mark Knaub is a medical specialist in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His clinical interests include spinal trauma, spine tumor, and discectomy (disc removal surgery). He takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry. Dr. Knaub attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). Dr. Knaub is affiliated with Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , cervical artificial disc replacement

All Interests: Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement, Discectomy, Spinal Trauma, Spine Tumor, Spinal Stenosis

Dr. April Dawn Armstrong, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
30 Hope Drive Ec089; Building A, Suite 2900, Ec089
Hershey, PA
 

Dr. April Armstrong is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. She graduated from The University of Western Ontario, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. Dr. Armstrong completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with The University of Western Ontario. She has indicated that her clinical interests include rotator cuff tear, shoulder arthroscopy, and elbow arthroscopy. Dr. Armstrong accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Coventry, and more. She is affiliated with Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , total shoulder replacement, elbow replacement

All Interests: Elbow Arthroscopy, Elbow Problems, Elbow Surgery, Shoulder Problems, Shoulder Surgery, Total ... (Read more)

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  • Volume: 20
  • Charge (avg.): $11,741
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,443

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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.
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