We found 4 orthopedic reconstructive surgeons who accept Coventry Open Access HMO near Pittsburgh, PA.
Dr. Brian Hamlin's specialty is adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. He has indicated that his clinical interests include knee surgery, hip surgery, and bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. Dr. Hamlin has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. For his residency, Dr. Hamlin trained at Mayo Clinic. Dr. Hamlin's professional affiliations include 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 an adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery specialist in Pittsburgh, PA. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Componovo takes.
Dr. Timothy Sauber is an adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery specialist in Pittsburgh, PA. He takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Sauber graduated from Northeast Ohio Medical University.
Dr. Jeffrey Sewecke is a specialist in orthopedic trauma and adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. He works in Pittsburgh, PA. He graduated from A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Sewecke accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers.
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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.