We found 4 orthopedic reconstructive surgeons who accept Coventry Open Access HMO near Pittsburgh, PA.
Dr. Brian Hamlin's area of specialization is adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. Dr. Hamlin studied medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. His residency was performed at Mayo Clinic. In his practice, Dr. Hamlin focuses on knee surgery, hip surgery, and bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hamlin takes. Dr. Hamlin is affiliated with UPMC Mercy, UPMC Presbyterian, and Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC.
Clinical interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Knee Surgery, Hip Surgery
Dr. Roger Componovo is a specialist in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. He works in Pittsburgh, PA. Dr. Componovo is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers.
Dr. Timothy Sauber practices adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. He studied medicine at Northeast Ohio Medical University. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry.
Dr. Jeffrey Sewecke is an orthopedic trauma specialist and orthopedic reconstructive surgeon. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Sewecke honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine.
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Adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery is the medical specialty devoted to the surgical care or replacement of damaged joints in adults. Most commonly, this care focuses on the hip and knee, but it can also be used to treat joints such as the shoulder or ankle. Some adult orthopedic reconstructive surgeons specialize on only one part of the body, such as the hip.
The most common cause of joint damage treated by adult orthopedic reconstructive surgeon is arthritis. Other joint issues often seen involve cartilage and ligament tears, autoimmune disorders, and orthopedic complications due to diabetes or cancer.
Some of the procedures that may be performed by an adult orthopedic reconstructive surgeon include:
- Joint replacement, also known as arthroplasty
- Meniscal repair, fixing a torn piece of cartilage in the knee
- Osteotomy, surgery to shorten, lengthen, or straighten a bone
- Arthroscopy, a kind of minimally invasive joint surgery using a hollow tube called an endoscope
- Resurfacing bones to improve the function of a joint
Even if a bone or joint is damaged, adult orthopedic reconstructive surgeons may have medical treatments available that can help patients avoid or delay surgery. Whether treatment is medical or surgical, their end goal is to help patients move freely and comfortably.