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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
500 University Drive
Hershey, PA
 

Dr. Charles Davis specializes in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: knee replacement, arthritis, and hip fracture. He takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Davis is a graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and a graduate of Mayo Clinic's residency program. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Back to Search Results; American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery certification; and Best Doctors in America. He is professionally affiliated with Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, knee replacement

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 76
  • Uninsured Cost: $11,307 - $12,709
  • Medicare Cost: $1,406 - $1,554
Dr. William M Parrish, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
500 University Drive
Hershey, PA
 

Dr. William Parrish's area of specialization is adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. These areas are among Dr. Parrish's clinical interests: knee injury, sports health, and shoulder problems. He is professionally affiliated with Lancaster General Health. He studied medicine at West Virginia University School of Medicine. Dr. Parrish's medical residency was performed at Akron General Medical Center. He is rated highly by his patients. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry.

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Clinical Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Problems, Knee Injury

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 60
  • Uninsured Cost: $4,200 - $4,532
  • Medicare Cost: $1,423 - $1,519
Dr. Paul Joseph Juliano, MD
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
500 University Drive
Hershey, PA
 

Dr. Paul Juliano is a foot and ankle surgeon, trauma surgeon, and orthopedist in Hershey, PA. Dr. Juliano's areas of expertise include foot problems, foot reconstruction, and foot arthroscopy. He accepts several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry. He is a graduate of George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and Georgetown University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Juliano completed a residency program at National Naval Medical Center. He is affiliated with Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , ankle replacement

All Interests: Ankle Problems, Ankle Reconstruction, Ankle Arthroscopy, Foot Arthroscopy, Foot Reconstruction, ... (Read more)

Dr. Aman Dhawan, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
500 University Drive
Hershey, PA
 

Dr. Aman Dhawan works as an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist. Dr. Dhawan is a graduate of Albany Medical College. His training includes a residency program at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Clinical interests for Dr. Dhawan include hip arthroscopy, shoulder arthritis, and rotator cuff tear. He accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Coventry, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , shoulder replacement

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

Dr. April Dawn Armstrong, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
30 Hope Drive Ec089; Box 859
Hershey, PA
 

Dr. April Armstrong practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. In her practice, Dr. Armstrong focuses on rotator cuff tear, shoulder arthroscopy, and elbow arthroscopy. Dr. Armstrong accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Coventry, and more. She studied medicine at The University of Western Ontario, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry. For her professional training, Dr. Armstrong completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with The University of Western Ontario. 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)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 20
  • Uninsured Cost: $11,741
  • Medicare Cost: $1,443
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. His areas of expertise include hallux valgus (big toe bunion), foot arthroscopy, and foot reconstruction. He is affiliated with Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. Dr. Aydogan attended medical school at Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Aydogan honors.

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Relevant Interests: , ankle replacement

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

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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.