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We found 8 providers matching replacement arthroplasty and who accept Bronze Compass 6500 near Kennett Square, PA.

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

Dr. Elliott Leitman works as an orthopedic surgeon. These areas are among his clinical interests: arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. Dr. Leitman has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Boston University School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia.

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Relevant Interests: , replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement)

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

Dr. Michael John Pushkarewicz, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
304 Lantana Square
Hockessin, DE
 

Dr. Michael Pushkarewicz's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Pushkarewicz's average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more. After attending MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Hahnemann University Hospital.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 16
  • Uninsured Cost: $9,408
  • Medicare Cost: $1,538
Dr. Douglas Anthony Palma, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Sports Medicine
400 Old Forge Lane
Kennett Square, PA
 

Dr. Douglas Palma practices orthopedic trauma and sports medicine. After attending Temple University School of Medicine, Dr. Palma completed his residency training at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Palma honors.

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Relevant Interests: , replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement)

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 13
  • Uninsured Cost: $6,300
  • Medicare Cost: $1,199
Dr. Cheston Simmons Jr., MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
400 Mcfarlan Road; Suite 100
Kennett Square, PA
 

Dr. Cheston Simmons is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His areas of expertise include bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, ankle fracture, and hip problems. Patients rated Dr. Simmons highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. He is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. Dr. Simmons has received professional recognition including the following: Philadelphia Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Penn Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), partial knee replacement, minimally invasive hip replacement, minimally invasive knee replacement

All Interests: Prosthetics, Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Hip Problems, Bone Spurs, Ankle Fracture, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 77
  • Uninsured Cost: $5,306 - $6,158
  • Medicare Cost: $1,610 - $1,718
Dr. John Henry Benner IV, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
400 Mcfarlan Road; Suite 100
Kennett Square, PA
 

Dr. John Benner's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Benner's areas of expertise include the following: hammer toe surgery, total hip replacement, and partial knee replacement. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Benner accepts. He studied medicine at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. Dr. Benner is professionally affiliated with Penn Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , total hip replacement, partial knee replacement, total knee replacement

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 39
  • Uninsured Cost: $6,000 - $6,595
  • Medicare Cost: $1,589 - $1,872
Dr. Robert Hugh Huxster, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
400 Mcfarlan Road; Suite 100
Kennett Square, PA
 

Dr. Robert Huxster's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His clinical interests include total hip replacement, tendon repair, and total knee replacement. Dr. Huxster is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. He is professionally affiliated with Penn Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , total hip replacement, total knee replacement

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

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

Dr. Adrienne Towsen's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. These areas are among her clinical interests: total shoulder replacement, knee arthroscopy, and total knee replacement. Dr. Towsen is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. She is a graduate of MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. She is affiliated with Penn Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , total shoulder replacement, total knee replacement

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

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

Dr. Todd Michener sees patients in West Grove, PA, West Chester, PA, and Kennett Square, PA. His medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Michener include total shoulder replacement, hip arthroscopy, and total hip replacement. He is professionally affiliated with Penn Medicine. Dr. Michener attended medical school at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Michener accepts.

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Relevant Interests: , total shoulder replacement, total hip replacement, total knee replacement

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