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Dr. Randall William Culp, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
834 Chestnut Street; Suite G114
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Randall Culp works as a hand surgeon, physical therapist, and orthopedist in King of Prussia, PA, Havertown, PA, and Philadelphia, PA. His areas of expertise include psoriatic arthritis, elbow pain, and osteomyelitis. On average, patients gave Dr. Culp a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. He graduated from Penn State College of Medicine. Dr. Culp completed his residency training at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Philadelphia Super Doctors; Main Line Today Top Doc Award; and "Top Doctors" in Hand Surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Bryn Mawr Hospital, and Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Psoriatic Arthritis, Elbow Pain, Sports Health, Dupuytren's Contracture, Bursitis, Rheumatoid ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 48
  • Uninsured Cost: $219 - $250
  • Medicare Cost: $44 - $70
Dr. Arthur Lee Osterman Jr., MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
834 Chestnut Street; Suite G114
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Arthur Osterman practices hand surgery, physical therapy, and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. These areas are among Dr. Osterman's clinical interests: arthroscopic surgery, psoriatic arthritis, and elbow pain. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. He attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for residency. He has received the following distinctions: Philadelphia magazine "Top Docs" since; "Top Doctors" in Hand Surgery; and Philadelphia magazine. Dr. Osterman's professional affiliations include Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Bryn Mawr Hospital, and Crozer-Keystone Health System. He is closed to new patients at this time.

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Relevant Interests: , joint aspiration (arthrocentesis)

All Interests: Psoriatic Arthritis, Elbow Pain, Wrist Fracture, Sports Health, Shoulder Dislocation, Dupuytren's ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 33
  • Uninsured Cost: $243
  • Medicare Cost: $72
Dr. Joseph Albert Abboud, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Novacare Complex, Two Novacare Way; Broad & Pattison Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Joseph Abboud is an adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery specialist. Dr. Abboud (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Arabic, Spanish, and French. Areas of expertise for Dr. Abboud include arthroscopic surgery, elbow pain, and shoulder tendonitis. His professional affiliations include Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Bryn Mawr Hospital, and Methodist Hospital. Dr. Abboud attended medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine. He trained at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for his residency. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Abboud accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , joint aspiration (arthrocentesis)

All Interests: Elbow Pain, Sports Health, Shoulder Dislocation, Bursitis, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Pain, Shoulder ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 78
  • Uninsured Cost: $206
  • Medicare Cost: $71
Dr. Blane Adam Sessions, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
834 Chestnut Street; Suite G-114
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Blane Sessions works as a hand surgeon and orthopedist. His patients gave him an average rating of 2.0 out of 5 stars. Areas of expertise for Dr. Sessions include elbow pain, arthroplasty, and osteomyelitis. Dr. Sessions is affiliated with Penn Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, and Crozer-Keystone Health System. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, Aetna HSA, Coventry HSA, and more. Dr. Sessions attended Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and then went on to complete his residency at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans. He has received distinctions including Co-Chairman, Philadelphia Hand Symposium; "Top Doctor" in Orthopedics, Main Line Today; and American Orthopaedic Association Emerging Leaders.

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Relevant Interests: , joint aspiration (arthrocentesis)

All Interests: Elbow Pain, Sports Health, Dupuytren's Contracture, Bursitis, Wrist Problems, Scleroderma, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 29
  • Uninsured Cost: $242
  • Medicare Cost: $69
Dr. John David Kelly IV, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
235 South 33rd Street; Weightman Hall, 1st Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. John Kelly practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Kelly is conversant in French. These areas are among his clinical interests: shoulder arthritis, knee arthroscopy, and shoulder replacement. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Philadelphia VA Medical Center. He attended medical school at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Dr. Kelly's medical residency was performed at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Kelly takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Philadelphia Super Doctors and Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine 's annual Top Docs issue: 1999, 2002, 2010 - 2016.

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Clinical Interests: Elbow Arthroscopy, Shoulder Dislocation, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Shoulder Surgery, Knee ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 110
  • Uninsured Cost: $124 - $298
  • Medicare Cost: $51 - $68
Dr. Jamal Ahmad, MD
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
925 Chestnut Street; 5th Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Jamal Ahmad's specialties are foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Ahmad has a special interest in hammer toe, arthritis, and bunions. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. For his professional training, Dr. Ahmad completed a residency program at Kings County Hospital Center. In addition to English, Dr. Ahmad (or staff) speaks Urdu, French, and Hindi. Dr. Ahmad is professionally affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group and Riddle Hospital. Unfortunately, he is not currently accepting new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Tendonitis, Hammer Toe, Strains, Heel Problems, Ankle Problems, Arthritis, Sprains, Bunions, Foot ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $186
  • Medicare Cost: $67
Dr. Mark Spencer Rekant, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
834 Chestnut Street; The Franklin, Suite G114
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Mark Rekant specializes in hand surgery, physical therapy, and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Rekant include forearm fracture, hand joint replacement, and elbow pain. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare HSA. Dr. Rekant studied medicine at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. He trained at NYU Langone Medical Center for his residency. He is professionally affiliated with Virtua Memorial, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, and Methodist Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Clinical Interests: Forearm Fracture, Hand Joint Replacement, Elbow Pain, Humerus Fracture, Wrist Fracture, Sports ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 28
  • Uninsured Cost: $230
  • Medicare Cost: $66
Dr. Chris Terry Derk, MS, BS, MD
Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
3400 Spruce Street; Suite 600
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Chris Derk is a rheumatologist in Philadelphia, PA and Berwyn, PA. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Derk is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at Abington Memorial Hospital. Dr. Derk's professional affiliations include Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), Philadelphia VA Medical Center, and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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Clinical Interests: Scleroderma, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Raynaud's

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $201
  • Medicare Cost: $56
Dr. Charles Lenwood Nelson, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1 Cathcart; 800 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Charles Nelson specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Nelson has indicated that his clinical interests include knee problems, hip arthroscopy, and partial knee replacement. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. Before performing his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Nelson attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Nelson takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Nelson include: Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine 's Top Docs issue and Recognized by Best Doctors in America - 2013-2014.

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Clinical Interests: Total Hip Replacement, Partial Knee Replacement, Total Knee Replacement, Knee Problems, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 24
  • Uninsured Cost: $148
  • Medicare Cost: $52
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
525 Jamestown Avenue; Suite 105, Premier Orthopedic & Sports Medicine - Surgical Orthoped.
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Dean Trevlyn's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include rotator cuff surgery, bursitis, and synovectomy. Dr. Trevlyn is professionally affiliated with Bryn Mawr Hospital and Crozer-Keystone Health System. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Trevlyn takes. His practice is open to new patients. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and residency at Geisinger Medical Center. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Trevlyn include: "Top Doctors" in Orthopedics, Main Line Today; "Top Doctor" in Orthopedic Surgery; and Philadelphia magazine.

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Clinical Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Reconstruction, Tendonitis, Bursitis, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 167
  • Uninsured Cost: $169 - $225
  • Medicare Cost: $70 - $71
Dr. Eon Kyu Shin, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
834 Chestnut Street; Suite G114
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Eon Shin works as a hand surgeon and orthopedist. Clinical interests for Dr. Shin include elbow pain, arthroplasty, and osteomyelitis. Dr. Shin is affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, St. Mary Medical Center, and Methodist Hospital. He is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients. Dr. Shin's education and training includes medical school at Yale School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

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Relevant Interests: , joint aspiration (arthrocentesis)

All Interests: Elbow Pain, Sports Health, Dupuytren's Contracture, Bursitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Wrist Problems, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 53
  • Uninsured Cost: $210 - $239
  • Medicare Cost: $48 - $70
Dr. Alan Sander Hilibrand, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
925 Chestnut Street; 5th Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Alan Hilibrand works as a spine surgeon and orthopedist. He graduated from Yale School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. Dr. Hilibrand's areas of expertise include laminectomy, spinal cord injuries, and knee replacement. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Hilibrand is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Workers' Compensation, in addition to other insurance carriers. His distinctions include: Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs and Philadelphia Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Kennedy Health System and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , joint aspiration (arthrocentesis)

All Interests: Elbow Pain, Knee Pain, Neck Pain, Bursitis, Shoulder Pain, Scoliosis, Fractures, Lower Back ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
525 Jamestown Street; Suite 105
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Paul Horenstein practices foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His average rating from his patients is 2.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among Dr. Horenstein's clinical interests: knee replacement, foot surgery, and joint aspiration (arthrocentesis). His professional affiliations include Bryn Mawr Hospital and Crozer-Keystone Health System. He honors Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. Dr. Horenstein is open to new patients. After attending Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College for medical school, he completed his residency training at Jefferson University Hospitals. Dr. Horenstein has received the distinction of "Top Doctors" in Orthopedics, Main Line Today.

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Relevant Interests: , joint aspiration (arthrocentesis)

All Interests: Foot Surgery, Hyaluronic Acid Joint Injections, Joint Aspiration, Ankle Surgery, Arthritis, Knee ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 149
  • Uninsured Cost: $155 - $238
  • Medicare Cost: $70 - $73
Dr. Pedro Kirkor Beredjiklian, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
925 Chestnut Street; 5th Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Pedro Beredjiklian is a medical specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: lower back strain, torticollis, and elbow pain. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Beredjiklian takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons for medical school and subsequently trained at Hospital for Special Surgery and Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for residency. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Beredjiklian include: Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2012,2011,2010 and Philadelphia Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Kennedy Health System, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, and Riddle Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , joint aspiration (arthrocentesis)

All Interests: Elbow Pain, Knee Pain, Dupuytren's Contracture, Neck Pain, Bursitis, Shoulder Pain, Fractures, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 85
  • Uninsured Cost: $142 - $213
  • Medicare Cost: $51 - $72
Dr. Michael Girard Ciccotti, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
925 Chestnut Street; 5th Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Michael Ciccotti is an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist. Dr. Ciccotti's areas of expertise include lower back strain, torticollis, and soft tissue injury. He is rated highly by his patients. He honors several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. Before completing his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals, Dr. Ciccotti attended medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine. He has received the following distinctions: Philadelphia Super Doctors and Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2016,2015,2014,2013,2012,2011,2010. Dr. Ciccotti's professional affiliations include Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Bryn Mawr Hospital, and Methodist Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical Interests: Elbow Pain, Sports Health, Knee Pain, Shoulder Dislocation, Neck Pain, Bursitis, Shoulder Pain, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 81
  • Uninsured Cost: $247
  • Medicare Cost: $78
Dr. David John Bozentka, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3737 Market Street; 7th Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. David Bozentka specializes in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in Philadelphia, PA and Radnor, PA. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include elbow reconstruction, dupuytren's contracture, and wrist arthroscopy. Dr. Bozentka's professional affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bozentka takes. He studied medicine at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. Dr. Bozentka's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with West Virginia University. He has received professional recognition including the following: Recognized annually in Philadelphia Magazine 's Top Docs issue from 2006 through 2016; Philadelphia Super Doctors; and Recognized annually in Philadelphia Magazine's Top Doctors.

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Clinical Interests: Wrist Fracture, Elbow Fracture, Dupuytren's Contracture, Wrist Problems, Hand Problems, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 29
  • Uninsured Cost: $82
  • Medicare Cost: $34

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What is a Joint Injection/Aspiration?

A joint is any area of the body where two bones connect. Due to injury or disease, the space between the two bones can sometimes become swollen and inflamed, which leads to pain and a loss of mobility. Injection and aspiration are two tools that physicians use to treat joint pain locally without needing to perform surgery.

Both injection and aspiration are techniques that involve inserting a needle connected to a syringe directly into the joint. Aspiration involves the removal of excess fluid, and injection is the placement of medication directly into the joint space via the needle. Both procedures may be performed at the same time. In both cases a local anesthetic may be used, the skin will be cleaned and disinfected, and then the needle will be inserted. In some cases, especially if the injection or aspiration is in a large and deep joint such as the hip or spine, ultrasound may be used to guide the needle to the exact location desired.

In some cases, irritation to the joint can cause fluid to build up so significantly that the joint hurts and can no longer move well. Aspiration removes some of the excess fluid and relieves the pressure. In addition, aspiration can be used to provide a sample of joint fluid if it needs to be examined microscopically for the presence of white blood cells, bacteria, or crystal formations.

Certain injuries and diseases that affect joints are inflammatory in nature, such as rheumatoid arthritis, tendonitis or gout. These diseases may be helped by the local injection of anti-inflammatory medications directly into the affected joint. In this case, corticosteroids such as methylprednisone are usually used. Relief from the pain may be felt right away and may last for weeks or even months.

In some cases, such as with osteoarthritis, the cartilage buffer between the two bones wears down and pain comes from bones rubbing against each other. In this case, injection of a lubricating agent such as hyaluronic acid may be beneficial. It provides a slippery cushion between the bones to relieve pain that can last for months.