We found 8 providers matching tendon transfer and who accept HealthSpring near Philadelphia, PA.

Ines C. Lin, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery, Home Health, General Pediatrics, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3401 Civic Center Boulevard, 1st Floor, South Pavilion; Division of Plastic Surgery, Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Ines Lin is a physician who specializes in plastic surgery, hand surgery, and home health. Dr. Lin attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Lin trained at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. These areas are among her clinical interests: wrist fracture, carpal tunnel syndrome, and hand fracture. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Lin's distinctions include: Phi Beta Kappa, Stanford University, Stanford, CA and Recognized by Main Line Today's Top Doctor's 2016 issue. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. She is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Wrist Fracture, Hand Fracture, Dupuytren's Contracture, Wrist Surgery, Burn Reconstruction, Tendon ... (Read more)

Keith D. Baldwin, MD, MPH, MSPT
Specializes in Urgent Care, Pediatric Hospital Medicine, General Pediatrics, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1 Cathcart; 800 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Keith Baldwin specializes in urgent care, pediatric hospital medicine, and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. These areas are among Dr. Baldwin's clinical interests: paralysis, down syndrome, and brain injury rehabilitation. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Baldwin honors. He attended medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. His residency was performed at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He has received professional recognition including the following: New Jersey Families- Favorite Kids Docs, South Jersey Magazine; New Jersey Family Favorite Kid's Docs, South Jersey Magazine; and Jacqueline Perry Award Paper, "Salvage Options in the Cerebral Palsy Hip: A Systematic Review". Dr. Baldwin is affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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All Interests: Down Syndrome, Scoliosis, Tendon Transfer, Musculoskeletal Problems, Limb Lengthening, Spine ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 15
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,522
  • Medicare Cost: $827
Dr. Lawrence Scott Levin, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3400 Spruce Street; 2 Silverstein
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Lawrence Levin practices plastic surgery, hand surgery, and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Philadelphia, PA. His areas of expertise include chronic wounds, general reconstruction, and osteomyelitis. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Dr. Levin attended Temple University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Duke University Medical Center for residency. Dr. Levin's distinctions include: Philadelphia Super Doctors; Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2010, 2012-14; and Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2009-2010, 2011-2012, 2013-2014. He is professionally affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Philadelphia VA Medical Center.

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All Interests: Wrist Fracture, Hand Fracture, Ankle Fracture, Dupuytren's Contracture, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Wrist ... (Read more)

Dr. Keith Leslie Wapner, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
230 West Washington Square, Farm Journal Building; 5th Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Keith Wapner practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Philadelphia, PA. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include hammer toe, achilles tendonitis, and ankle fracture. Dr. Wapner takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. After attending Temple University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. His distinctions include: Philadelphia Super Doctors; Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012-14; and Recognized annually in Philadelphia Magazine 's Top Docs issue from 2004 through 2016. Dr. Wapner is professionally affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital and Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP).

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All Interests: Ankle Fracture, Foot Surgery, Implant Surgery, Tendon Transfer, Ankle Problems, Ankle Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. David L Glaser, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3737 Market Street; 8th Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. David Glaser is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Glaser's areas of expertise include elbow pain, humerus (upper arm) fracture, and shoulder tendonitis. He is rated highly by his patients. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Glaser honors. Dr. Glaser attended Weill Cornell Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for residency. He has received the distinction of Philadelphia Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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All Interests: Elbow Pain, Humerus Fracture, Shoulder Fracture, Elbow Fracture, Shoulder Dislocation, Bursitis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Albert D Angelantonio III
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
3400 Spruce Street; 10th Floor Penn Tower, Division of Plastic Surgery
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Albert D'angelantonio works as a plastic surgeon, podiatrist, and foot and ankle surgeon. Clinical interests for Dr. D'angelantonio include chronic wounds, wound complications, and foot pain. He is professionally affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. Dr. D'angelantonio's residency was performed at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. Patient ratings for Dr. D'angelantonio average 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. D'angelantonio has received professional recognition including the following: Recognized as a Penn Medicine Health Care Hero in 2013-2016.

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All Interests: Ankle Sprain, Foot Surgery, Chronic Wounds, Wound Complications, Tendon Transfer, Fractures, ... (Read more)

Dr. Benjamin Leo Gray, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1 Cathcart; 800 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Benjamin Gray is a hand surgeon and orthopedic surgeon. Areas of expertise for Dr. Gray include tendon transfer, dupuytren's contracture, and hand arthritis. He is affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. Dr. Gray accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Barnes-Jewish Hospital for residency. He speaks Spanish.

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All Interests: Hand Joint Replacement, Finger Joint Replacement, Wrist Fracture, Tumor, Tendon Injury, Dupuytren's ... (Read more)

Dr. Kathryn Marie OConnor, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
230 West Washington Square; Farm Journal Building, 5th Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Kathryn O'Connor's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Her areas of expertise include foot amputation, foot pain, and hammer toe. Dr. O'Connor is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center, Dr. O'Connor attended the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry for medical school. She is affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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All Interests: Foot Amputation, Fibula Fracture, Ankle Sprain, Tumor, Tendonitis, Ankle Fracture, Achilles Tendon ... (Read more)

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What is Tendon Transfer Surgery?

Tendons are rope-like fibers that connect muscles to bone. Tendon transfer surgery is a procedure that can be used to restore function to a muscle or tendon that no longer works due to injury or nerve damage. During the procedure, a neighboring tendon is ‘borrowed’ from an area where it is not necessary and repositioned to function in place of the damaged muscle or tendon.

Tendon transfer surgery can be performed on the arms, hands, feet, or other areas of the body where a muscle becomes unable to pull on its tendon. A nearby tendon is detached from its bone, but kept connected to its muscle, nerves, and blood supply. The loose end is connected to the bone that the patient could not move. After the attachment heals, the patient will be able to move that part of the body by flexing the newly connected muscle.

One of the benefits to tendon transfer surgery is that it does not have to be performed right away after an injury. It can be successful even if the affected area has been paralyzed for years. It does take time to retrain the brain to use a different muscle for movement, but the surgery is a powerful option to restore needed motion.