We found 41 providers matching hip replacement and who accept Aetna Silver HMO near Radnor, PA.

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Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2010 West Chester Pike; Mob Wellness Center Ii, Suite 212
Havertown, PA
 

Dr. Paul Horenstein's medical specialty is foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Horenstein's areas of clinical interest consist of knee replacement, foot surgery, and joint aspiration (arthrocentesis). Patients gave him an average rating of 2.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. He is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and a graduate of Jefferson University Hospitals' residency program. Dr. Horenstein has received the distinction of "Top Doctors" in Orthopedics, Main Line Today. He is professionally affiliated with Bryn Mawr Hospital and Crozer-Keystone Health System. He welcomes new patients.

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 14
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,200
  • Medicare Cost: $1,232
Dr. Charles Lenwood Nelson, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
250 King of Prussia Road
Radnor, PA
 

Dr. Charles Nelson is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Philadelphia, PA and Radnor, PA. These areas are among his clinical interests: knee problems, hip arthroscopy, and partial knee replacement. His professional 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. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Nelson honors. Dr. Nelson has received the following distinctions: Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine 's Top Docs issue and Recognized by Best Doctors in America - 2013-2014.

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Relevant Interests: , total hip replacement

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 36
  • Uninsured Cost: $6,703
  • Medicare Cost: $1,634
Dr. Asif M Ilyas, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
825 Old Lancaster Avenue; Suite 100, 140 and 200
Bryn Mawr, PA
 

Dr. Asif Ilyas specializes in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Ilyas has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. His clinical interests include lower back strain, torticollis, and elbow pain. He accepts Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Ilyas completed a residency program at Temple University Hospital. His distinctions include: Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society; Main Line Magazine's Top Docs; and Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs. He is affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Bryn Mawr Hospital, and Methodist Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, hip resurfacing

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

Dr. David Greg Anderson, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
830 Old Lancaster Road; 1st Floor
Bryn Mawr, PA
 

Dr. D. Anderson's medical specialty is spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His areas of expertise include laminectomy, spinal cord injuries, and lower back strain. Dr. Anderson is professionally affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Riddle Hospital, and Nazareth Hospital. His education and training includes medical school at Loma Linda University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Anderson has received the following distinctions: Philadelphia Super Doctors and Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2016,2010. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Anderson's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , hip resurfacing

All Interests: Elbow Pain, Lumbar Sympathetic Block, Knee Pain, Neck Pain, Bursitis, Shoulder Pain, Scoliosis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Laurence Rand Wolf, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
445 Warick Road
Wynnewood, PA
 

Dr. Laurence Wolf practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Wolf's areas of expertise include hip replacement, arthroscopic surgery, and meniscectomy (meniscus removal). He takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. Dr. Wolf's education and training includes medical school at Harvard Medical School and residency at Strong Memorial Hospital. He is affiliated with Lankenau Medical Center. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement

All Interests: Hyaluronic Acid Joint Injections, Meniscectomy, Arthroscopic Surgery, Arthroplasty, Arthritis, Hip ... (Read more)

Dr. Jess Hanley Lonner, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
825 Old Lancaster Avenue; Suite 100, 140 and 200
Bryn Mawr, PA
 

Dr. Jess Lonner is an orthopedic reconstructive surgeon. Dr. Lonner attended medical school at Boston University School of Medicine. He trained at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases for his residency. Clinical interests for Dr. Lonner include knee replacement, lower back strain, and torticollis. Dr. Lonner's average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Kennedy Health System, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, and Bryn Mawr Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, hip resurfacing

All Interests: Elbow Pain, ACL Injury, Knee Pain, Neck Pain, Bursitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Shoulder Pain, ... (Read more)

Dr. Gerald Ross Williams Jr., MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
825 Old Lancaster Avenue; Suite 100, 140 and 200
Bryn Mawr, PA
 

Dr. Gerald Williams is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Philadelphia, PA and Bryn Mawr, PA. He graduated from Temple University School of Medicine. He trained at the University of North Texas Health Science Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas for residency. These areas are among Dr. Williams's clinical interests: knee replacement, lower back strain, and torticollis. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Williams honors Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. His distinctions include: Philadelphia Super Doctors and Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2016,2015,2014,2013,2012,2011,2010. His professional affiliations include Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Bryn Mawr Hospital, and Methodist Hospital. Dr. Williams's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, hip resurfacing

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

Dr. Robert Winston Frederick, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
170 North Henderson Road
King of Prusia, PA
 

Dr. Robert Frederick is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist in Philadelphia, PA, Media, PA, and King of Prussia, PA. Dr. Frederick's areas of expertise include the following: meniscus repair, lower back strain, and torticollis. He is affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Riddle Hospital, and Nazareth Hospital. He attended medical school at Rush Medical College. Dr. Frederick's training includes a residency program at the University Hospitals, Cleveland. He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Frederick's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, hip resurfacing

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Elbow Pain, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Knee Pain, Shoulder Dislocation, Neck Pain, ... (Read more)

Dr. Carl A Deirmengian, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
100 Lancaster Avenue; Suite 456 East
Wynnewood, PA
 

Dr. Carl Deirmengian practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Limerick, PA, Wynnewood, PA, and Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Deirmengian's clinical interests include knee replacement, osteomyelitis, and ACL injury. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. He takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Harvard Medical School. He trained at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for residency. Dr. Deirmengian is affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Lankenau Medical Center. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, hip resurfacing

All Interests: ACL Injury, Knee Pain, Bursitis, Biopsy, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Surgical ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 83
  • Uninsured Cost: $6,345
  • Medicare Cost: $1,589
Dr. Mark L Y Wang, PhD, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
825 Old Lancaster Avenue; Suite 100, 140 and 200
Bryn Mawr, PA
 

Dr. Mark Wang practices hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His clinical interests include lower back strain, torticollis, and elbow pain. Patients gave Dr. Wang an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. Dr. Wang graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). He is affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Phoenixville Hospital, and Bryn Mawr Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, hip resurfacing

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

Dr. Richard George Schmidt, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Oncology
100 East Lancaster Road; Medical Science Building, Suite 275
Wynnewood, PA
 

Dr. Richard Schmidt works as an orthopedic oncologist. He has a special interest in hip replacement. Dr. Schmidt is professionally affiliated with St. Francis Hospital, Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA), and Lankenau Medical Center. Before completing his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Schmidt attended medical school at Penn State College of Medicine. Dr. Schmidt's patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. He has received the following distinction: Philadelphia Super Doctors. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement

All Interests: Tumor, Musculoskeletal Problems, Hip Replacement

Dr. Eric Brandon Smith, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
825 Old Lancaster Road; Suite 100
Bryn Mawr, PA
 

Dr. Eric Smith is an orthopedic surgeon in Media, PA, Philadelphia, PA, and Limerick, PA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Smith include knee replacement, lower back strain, and torticollis. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He honors several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. He attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals. Dr. Smith has received the distinction of Philadelphia Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Riddle Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, hip resurfacing

All Interests: Elbow Pain, ACL Injury, Knee Pain, Neck Pain, Bursitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Shoulder Pain, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 47
  • Uninsured Cost: $6,615
  • Medicare Cost: $1,623
Dr. Richard Harrison Rothman, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
234 Mall Boulevard; Suite G-10
King of Prussia, PA
 

Dr. Richard Rothman works as an orthopedic reconstructive surgeon. Dr. Rothman's areas of expertise include the following: knee replacement, osteomyelitis, and joint aspiration (arthrocentesis). He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He accepts Coventry, Aetna HSA, and Coventry HSA, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Jefferson University Hospitals and a hospital affiliated with Jefferson Medical College. He has received the following distinctions: Philadelphia Super Doctors and Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs. Dr. Rothman is professionally affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Bryn Mawr Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, hip resurfacing

All Interests: ACL Injury, Knee Pain, Bursitis, Biopsy, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Surgical ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 74
  • Uninsured Cost: $6,599
  • Medicare Cost: $1,616
Dr. Peter Francis Sharkey, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
234 Mall Boulevard; Suite G-10
King of Prussia, PA
 

Dr. Peter Sharkey is a specialist in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. He works in Philadelphia, PA, Media, PA, and King of Prussia, PA. Clinical interests for Dr. Sharkey include knee replacement, lower back strain, and torticollis. He is rated highly by his patients. He is in-network for Coventry, Aetna HSA, Coventry HSA, and more. His education and training includes medical school at SUNY Upstate Medical University and residency at Jefferson University Hospitals. His distinctions include: Philadelphia Super Doctors and Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs. Dr. Sharkey is affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Riddle Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, hip resurfacing

All Interests: Elbow Pain, ACL Injury, Knee Pain, Neck Pain, Bursitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Shoulder Pain, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 82
  • Uninsured Cost: $6,498
  • Medicare Cost: $1,589
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2010 West Chester Pike; Mob Wellness Center Ii, Suite 212
Havertown, PA
 

Dr. Curt Miller is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Broomall, PA, Havertown, PA, and Philadelphia, PA. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: hip replacement, hammer toe, and bursitis. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Miller takes. Before performing his residency at Temple University Hospital, Dr. Miller attended Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. Miller has received professional recognition including the following: "Top Doctors" in Orthopedics, Main Line Today. His professional affiliations include Riddle Hospital and Crozer-Keystone Health System. Dr. Miller is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement

All Interests: Sports Health, Tendonitis, Bursitis, Hammer Toe, Shoulder Problems, Total Knee Replacement, Knee ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 17
  • Uninsured Cost: $6,000
  • Medicare Cost: $1,589
Dr. Gregory Krikor Deirmengian, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
234 Mall Boulevard; Suite G-10
King of Prussia, PA
 

Dr. Gregory Deirmengian is an orthopedic surgeon. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Deirmengian include knee replacement, osteomyelitis, and ACL injury. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Kennedy Health System, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, and Lankenau Medical Center. He honors several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. Dr. Deirmengian has an open panel. Before completing his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Deirmengian attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, hip resurfacing

All Interests: ACL Injury, Knee Pain, Bursitis, Biopsy, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Surgical ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 51
  • Uninsured Cost: $6,345
  • Medicare Cost: $1,554

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What is Hip Replacement Surgery?

Hip replacement is a surgical procedure to replace parts of the hip joint that are damaged by disease or injury. It is most often done to treat arthritis, a common condition that causes stiffness and pain in the joints. Surgery is used only after other, less invasive treatments have failed to work.

The type of hip replacement you receive is based on your age and the extent of damage to your hip. The hip joint has two parts: the femoral head, or hip ball, and the acetabulum, or hip socket. The hip ball is located on the upper end of the femur (thigh bone), and the hip socket is part of the pelvis. Depending on whether one or both parts require replacement, you may need one of the following procedures:

  • Partial hip replacement, which is generally recommended in the case of hip fractures or other hip injuries. If you are having a partial hip replacement, only the hip ball will be replaced.
  • Total hip replacement, which is often used to treat the hip joint when it has become damaged due to arthritis. Both the hip socket and hip ball are replaced.
  • Hip resurfacing, which is usually performed for younger patients. A hip resurfacing procedure reshapes the hip ball and only replaces its surface. This preserves more bone and makes future surgeries easier. If you are having a partial hip resurfacing, only the hip ball is resurfaced and replaced. If you are having a total hip resurfacing, the hip socket will be replaced as well.

During hip replacement surgery, an incision is made along the side of the hip. The surgeon may access the joint directly through this incision, or by using small tools and a lighted tube called an arthroscope to see and treat the joint. The diseased tissue is removed, and the bones are smoothed out and fitted with metal ends. The metal pieces may be cemented in place, or they may have a porous structure that encourages bone to grow into them and hold them securely. A smooth plastic cushion is placed between the two bones to replace the cartilage and allow the joint to move freely.

Hip replacement surgery takes one to two hours, and afterwards you may stay in the hospital for several days. When you go home, you will have to use a cane, walker, or crutches at first. You will likely have physical therapy to improve your ability to move with your new hip. After the first few weeks, light exercise such as bike riding or swimming will help you heal, but certain actions, such as climbing stairs or bending over at the waist, may be difficult at first. It will take several weeks before you can drive or return to work. Full recovery may take six to 12 months.