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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 and practices in Hershey, PA. Clinical interests for Dr. Davis include knee replacement, arthritis, and hip fracture. He is professionally affiliated with Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. Dr. Davis attended Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Mayo Clinic. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Davis honors. Dr. Davis has received distinctions including 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 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 works as an orthopedic reconstructive surgeon. His areas of expertise consist of knee injury, sports health, and shoulder problems. On average, patients gave Dr. Parrish a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Parrish's education and training includes medical school at West Virginia University School of Medicine and residency at Akron General Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with Lancaster General Health.

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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 works as a foot and ankle surgeon, trauma surgeon, and orthopedic surgeon. His clinical interests include foot problems, foot reconstruction, and foot arthroscopy. He honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Coventry, and more. Dr. Juliano attended George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and Georgetown University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at National Naval Medical Center for residency. Dr. Juliano 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. His areas of expertise include the following: hip arthroscopy, shoulder arthritis, and rotator cuff tear. He is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Dr. Dhawan attended Albany Medical College for medical school. He is 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 honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended medical school at 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 is professionally 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 physician who specializes in foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He graduated from Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Aydogan include hallux valgus (big toe bunion), foot arthroscopy, and foot reconstruction. He is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

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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.