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

Dr. Todd Michener, who practices in West Grove, PA, West Chester, PA, and Kennett Square, PA, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He obtained his medical school training at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. These areas are among his clinical interests: total shoulder replacement, hip arthroscopy, and total hip replacement. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Michener honors. He is professionally affiliated with Chester County Hospital.

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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)

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

Dr. John Benner is an orthopedic surgeon in West Grove, PA, West Chester, PA, and Kennett Square, PA. His education and training includes medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and residency at a hospital affiliated with Jefferson Medical College. Dr. Benner's areas of expertise include the following: hammer toe surgery, total hip replacement, and partial knee replacement. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Benner takes several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. He is affiliated with Chester County Hospital.

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

Dr. Robert Huxster practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in West Grove, PA, West Chester, PA, and Kennett Square, PA. He has indicated that his clinical interests include total hip replacement, tendon repair, and total knee replacement. He is professionally affiliated with Chester County Hospital. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University, Dr. Huxster attended medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. He takes several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

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, West Grove, PA, and Kennett Square, PA. Dr. Ziegler's average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests encompass fracture surgery. He is affiliated with Chester County Hospital. Dr. Ziegler takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. He trained at Jefferson University Hospitals for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Dr. Adrienne Jeannine Towsen, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
400 Mcfarlan Road; Suite 100
Kennett Square, PA
 

Dr. Adrienne Towsen is an orthopedic surgeon in West Chester, PA, West Grove, PA, and Kennett Square, PA. Her areas of expertise include total shoulder replacement, knee arthroscopy, and total knee replacement. Dr. Towsen is professionally affiliated with Chester County Hospital. Before completing her residency at Allegheny General Hospital, Dr. Towsen attended medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. She takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, knee arthroscopy

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

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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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