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Dr. Robert Hugh Huxster, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
400 Mcfarlan Road; Suite 100
Kennett Square, PA
 

Dr. Robert Huxster works as an orthopedic surgeon in West Chester, PA, Kennett Square, PA, and West Grove, PA. Dr. Huxster graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University. He has indicated that his clinical interests include total hip replacement, tendon repair, and total knee replacement. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. Dr. Huxster is professionally affiliated with Chester County Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Tendon Repair, Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Total Hip Replacement, Reconstructive Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Elliott H Leitman, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
302 Lantana Square
Hockessin, DE
 

Dr. Elliott Leitman practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Leitman include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. His education and training includes medical school at Boston University School of Medicine and residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia. He has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He takes several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Dr. John Henry Benner IV, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
400 Mcfarlan Road; Suite 100
Kennett Square, PA
 

Dr. John Benner specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: hammer toe surgery, total hip replacement, and partial knee replacement. He is affiliated with Chester County Hospital. Dr. Benner's education and training includes medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and residency at a hospital affiliated with Jefferson Medical College. The average patient rating for Dr. Benner is 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Prosthetics, Total Hip Replacement, Partial Knee Replacement, Total Knee Replacement, Knee ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 14
  • Charge (avg.): $2,400
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $600
Dr. Richard William Ziegler, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
400 Mcfarlan Road; Suite 100
Kennett Square, PA
 

Dr. Richard Ziegler is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in West Chester, PA, Kennett Square, PA, and West Grove, PA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Ziegler include fracture surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Chester County Hospital. Dr. Ziegler attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Jefferson University Hospitals for residency. Dr. Ziegler is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He takes several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Fracture Surgery, Arthroscopic Surgery, Surgical Repair, Joint Problems, Ligament Reconstruction

Dr. Douglas Anthony Palma, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Sports Medicine
400 Old Forge Lane
Kennett Square, PA
 

Dr. Douglas Palma's areas of specialization are orthopedic trauma and sports medicine. Dr. Palma obtained his medical school training at Temple University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia. His average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 83
  • Charge (avg.): $2,775 - $5,358
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $120 - $1,078
Dr. Adrienne Jeannine Towsen, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
400 Mcfarlan Road; Suite 100
Kennett Square, PA
 

Dr. Adrienne Towsen is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. In her practice, Dr. Towsen focuses on total shoulder replacement, knee arthroscopy, and total knee replacement. She is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She obtained her medical school training at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and performed her residency at Allegheny General Hospital. She is professionally affiliated with Chester County Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, knee arthroscopy

All Interests: Prosthetics, Shoulder Reconstruction, Shoulder Surgery, Total Knee Replacement, Knee Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Todd Andrew Michener, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
400 Mcfarlan Road; Suite 100
Kennett Square, PA
 

Dr. Todd Michener works as an orthopedic surgeon in West Grove, PA, West Chester, PA, and Kennett Square, PA. His areas of expertise include the following: total shoulder replacement, hip arthroscopy, and total hip replacement. He is affiliated with Chester County Hospital. Dr. Michener takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. Dr. Michener attended Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, hip arthroscopy, knee arthroscopy

All Interests: Shoulder Reconstruction, Hip Arthroscopy, Shoulder Surgery, Total Hip Replacement, Total Knee ... (Read more)

Sean Michael Walpole
Specializes in Podiatry
685 Unionville Road; Willowdale Professional Center, Suite 2
Kennett Square, PA
 

Dr. Sean Walpole works as a podiatrist in Parkesburg, PA, Kennett Square, PA, and Glen Mills, PA. In addition to English, Dr. Walpole speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Lancaster General Health and Crozer-Keystone Health System. His training includes a residency program at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Walpole accepts Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Reconstructive Surgery, Arthroscopic Surgery, Ankle Problems, Ankle Surgery, Foot Problems, Trauma

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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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