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

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

Dr. Keith Baldwin's medical specialty is urgent care, orthopedics/orthopedic surgery, and general pediatrics. His clinical interests include paralysis, down syndrome, and brain injury rehabilitation. Dr. Baldwin is affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Baldwin attended medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He has received distinctions including 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".

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

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 15
  • Charge (avg.): $2,522
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $827
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 plastic surgeon, hand surgeon, and orthopedic surgeon in Philadelphia, PA, Bryn Mawr, PA, and Berwyn, PA. Her clinical interests include wrist fracture, carpal tunnel syndrome, and hand fracture. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lin takes. Dr. Lin's education and training includes medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. She has received professional recognition including the following: 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. Dr. Lin is accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Wrist Fracture, Hand Fracture, Dupuytren's Contracture, Wrist Surgery, Burn Reconstruction, Tendon ... (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 is a medical specialist in plastic surgery, podiatry (foot & ankle medicine), and foot & ankle surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. D'angelantonio include foot pain, hammer toe, and ankle sprain. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. For his professional training, Dr. D'angelantonio completed residency programs at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. He has received the following distinction: Recognized as a Penn Medicine Health Care Hero from 2013 - 2017. Dr. D'angelantonio's professional affiliations include Virtua Memorial Hospital, Pennsylvania Hospital, and Virtua Marlton Hospital.

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All Interests: Heel Surgery, Ankle Sprain, Foot Surgery, Tendon Transfer, Fractures, Ligament Problems, Ankle ... (Read more)

Dr. Lawrence Scott Levin, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3400 Spruce Street; 2 Silverstein
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Lawrence Levin's medical specialty is plastic surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Levin include chronic wounds, general reconstruction, and osteomyelitis. Dr. Levin accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Temple University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Duke University Medical Center. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Philadelphia Super Doctors; Recognized annually in Philadelphia Magazine 's Top Docs issue from 2010 through 2017; and Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2010, 2012-14. Dr. Levin's professional affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Penn Medicine Institute for Rehabilitation Medicine (Penn Rehab) and Specialty Hospital at Rittenhouse, and Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP).

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

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

Dr. Keith Wapner works as an orthopedist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Wapner include hammer toe, achilles tendonitis, and ankle fracture. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Wapner accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Temple University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for residency. He has received professional recognition including the following: Philadelphia Super Doctors; Recognized annually in Philadelphia Magazine 's Top Docs issue from 2004 through 2017; and Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012-14. Dr. Wapner's hospital/clinic affiliations include 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
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. David Glaser is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. His clinical interests include golfer's elbow (medial epicondylitis), elbow pain, and humerus (upper arm) fracture. Dr. Glaser is rated highly by his patients. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Weill Cornell Medical College and a graduate of Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania's residency program. Dr. Glaser has received professional recognition including the following: Philadelphia Super Doctors. He is 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. Benjamin Leo Gray, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1 Cathcart; 800 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Benjamin Gray is a hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. He is a graduate of Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. He trained at Barnes-Jewish Hospital for residency. Dr. Gray's clinical interests include tendon transfer, dupuytren's contracture, and hand arthritis. Dr. Gray is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is conversant in Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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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 is a Philadelphia, PA physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. These areas are among her clinical interests: foot amputation, fibula (calf bone) fracture, and ankle sprain. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. Dr. O'Connor is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing her residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center, Dr. O'Connor attended medical school at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.

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All Interests: Foot Amputation, Fibula Fracture, Ankle Sprain, Tumor, Ankle Fracture, Achilles Tendon Problems, ... (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.

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