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We found 17 providers matching joint injections and who accept Aetna HMO near West Grove, PA.

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Dr. Matthew Ward Schaeffer, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Other
455 Woodview Road; Suite 205
West Grove, PA
 

Dr. Matthew Schaeffer's specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is especially interested in trigger point injections, facet injection, and radiofrequency rhizotomy. Dr. Schaeffer takes Coventry, Aetna HSA, and Coventry HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Schaeffer is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Interests: Facet Injection, Radiofrequency Rhizotomy, Trigger Point Injections, Rhizotomy

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 78
  • Uninsured Cost: $189 - $800
  • Medicare Cost: $66 - $211
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Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
455 Woodview Road; Suite 230
West Grove, PA
 

Dr. Michael Rosen specializes in adult rheumatology. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. He honors several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate. Dr. Rosen graduated from MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Penn Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 135
  • Uninsured Cost: $110 - $329
  • Medicare Cost: $44 - $171
Dr. Jeffrey J Citara, DO
Specializes in Physiatry
455 Woodview Road; Suite 205
West Grove, PA
 

Dr. Jeffrey Citara is a specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). He works in West Chester, PA, Kennett Square, PA, and West Grove, PA. His areas of expertise include trigger point injections, osteopathic manipulation, and facet injection. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Citara accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. He attended medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is affiliated with Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Interests: Botox Injection, Osteopathic Manipulation, Torticollis, Facet Injection, Trigger Point Injections

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 52
  • Uninsured Cost: $185 - $800
  • Medicare Cost: $65 - $196
Richard J Conti
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
1 Commerce Boulevard; Suite 102
West Grove, PA
 

Dr. Richard Conti's areas of specialization are podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Conti's hospital/clinic affiliations include Penn Medicine and Crozer-Keystone Health System. For his residency, Dr. Conti trained at Metropolitan Hospital and Graduate Hospital. Dr. Conti is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more.

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Clinical Interests: Sports Health, Surgical Procedures

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 43
  • Uninsured Cost: $87 - $106
  • Medicare Cost: $45 - $69
Dr. Elliott H Leitman, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
900 W. Baltimore Pike; Suite 101>
West Grove, PA
 

Dr. Elliott Leitman works as an orthopedic surgeon. These areas are among his clinical interests: arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. Dr. Leitman has a 3.0 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. He studied medicine at Boston University School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia.

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Clinical Interests: Sports Health, Hip Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 184
  • Uninsured Cost: $210 - $266
  • Medicare Cost: $66 - $157
Dr. Cheston Simmons Jr., MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
455 Woodview Road; Suite 205
West Grove, PA
 

Dr. Cheston Simmons is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His areas of expertise include bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, ankle fracture, and hip problems. Patients rated Dr. Simmons highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. He is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. Dr. Simmons has received professional recognition including the following: Philadelphia Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Interests: Prosthetics, Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Hip Problems, Bone Spurs, Ankle Fracture, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 443
  • Uninsured Cost: $229 - $980
  • Medicare Cost: $73 - $615
Dr. Christopher Joseph Lyons, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
105 Vineyard Way; Suite 101
West Grove, PA
 

Dr. Christopher Lyons' specialty is adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Lyons include second opinions, femur (thigh bone) fracture, and fibula (calf bone) fracture. He is professionally affiliated with Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. He obtained his medical school training at Temple University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Temple University Hospital. Dr. Lyons's patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more.

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Clinical Interests: Femur Fracture, Second Opinions, Fibula Fracture, Wrist Fracture, Shoulder Reconstruction, ACL ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 140
  • Uninsured Cost: $18 - $180
  • Medicare Cost: $12 - $71
Dr. Robert Hugh Huxster, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
455 Woodview Road; Suite 205
West Grove, PA
 

Dr. Robert Huxster's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His clinical interests include total hip replacement, tendon repair, and total knee replacement. Dr. Huxster is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. He is professionally affiliated with Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Interests: Tendon Repair, Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Total Hip Replacement, Reconstructive Surgery, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 165
  • Uninsured Cost: $158 - $300
  • Medicare Cost: $51 - $171
Dr. John Henry Benner IV, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
455 Woodview Road; Suite 205
West Grove, PA
 

Dr. John Benner's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Benner's areas of expertise include the following: hammer toe surgery, total hip replacement, and partial knee replacement. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Benner accepts. He studied medicine at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. Dr. Benner is professionally affiliated with Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Interests: Prosthetics, Total Hip Replacement, Partial Knee Replacement, Total Knee Replacement, Knee ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 462
  • Uninsured Cost: $20 - $300
  • Medicare Cost: $12 - $170
Dr. Craig Gordon Smucker, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
900 W Baltimore Pike; Suite 101
West Grove, PA
 

Dr. Craig Smucker is an orthopedic trauma specialist and orthopedic reconstructive surgeon. He honors Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. Dr. Smucker is a graduate of Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 113
  • Uninsured Cost: $23 - $266
  • Medicare Cost: $12 - $71
Dr. John N Daghir, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
455 Woodview Road; Suite 100
West Grove, PA
 

Dr. John Daghir specializes in family medicine and practices in West Grove, PA. He is affiliated with Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. He is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. Patients rated Dr. Daghir highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 16
  • Uninsured Cost: $108
  • Medicare Cost: $67
Dr. Richard William Ziegler, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
455 Woodview Road; Suite 205
West Grove, PA
 

Dr. Richard Ziegler's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. In his practice, Dr. Ziegler focuses on fracture surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Ziegler average 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Ziegler accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. He studied medicine at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. Dr. Ziegler is professionally affiliated with Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Interests: Fracture Surgery, Arthroscopic Surgery, Surgical Repair, Joint Problems, Ligament Reconstruction

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 275
  • Uninsured Cost: $155 - $300
  • Medicare Cost: $68 - $171
Dr. Adrienne Jeannine Towsen, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
455 Woodview Road; Suite 205
West Grove, PA
 

Dr. Adrienne Towsen's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. These areas are among her clinical interests: total shoulder replacement, knee arthroscopy, and total knee replacement. Dr. Towsen is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. She is a graduate of MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. She is affiliated with Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Interests: Prosthetics, Shoulder Reconstruction, Shoulder Surgery, Total Knee Replacement, Knee Problems, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 219
  • Uninsured Cost: $240 - $300
  • Medicare Cost: $75 - $172
Timothy Chen
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
1011 West Baltimore Pike; Suite 101
West Grove, PA
 

Dr. Timothy Chen works as a podiatrist and foot and ankle surgeon in Exton, PA, West Grove, PA, and West Chester, PA. His residency was performed at Frankford Hospital. Areas of expertise for Dr. Chen include diabetic foot ulcers, heel pain, and foot surgery. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Chen is an in-network provider for Aetna, Self-Pay/Uninsured, Aetna Bronze, and more. He is affiliated with Penn Medicine and Paoli Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Foot Surgery, Wounds, Ingrown Nails, Ankle Surgery, Diabetic Foot Ulcers, Heel Pain, Bunions

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 17
  • Uninsured Cost: $120
  • Medicare Cost: $48
Dr. John Patrick Manta, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
105 Vineyard Way; Suite 101
West Grove, PA
 

Dr. John Manta is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Exton, PA and West Grove, PA. Clinical interests for Dr. Manta include shoulder tendonitis, ankle sprain, and knee ligament injuries. Dr. Manta's patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He obtained his medical school training at Temple University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Temple University Hospital. Dr. Manta is professionally affiliated with Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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Clinical Interests: Ankle Sprain, Sports Health, Shoulder Reconstruction, ACL Injury, Ankle Fracture, Shoulder ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 152
  • Uninsured Cost: $18 - $169
  • Medicare Cost: $12 - $68
Dr. Todd A Michener, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
455 Woodview Road; Suite 205
West Grove, PA
 

Dr. Todd Michener sees patients in West Grove, PA, West Chester, PA, and Kennett Square, PA. His medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Michener include total shoulder replacement, hip arthroscopy, and total hip replacement. He is professionally affiliated with Penn Medicine. Dr. Michener attended medical school at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Michener accepts.

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Clinical Interests: Shoulder Reconstruction, Hip Arthroscopy, Shoulder Surgery, Total Hip Replacement, Total Knee ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 308
  • Uninsured Cost: $230 - $300
  • Medicare Cost: $74 - $170

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What is a Joint Injection/Aspiration?

A joint is any area of the body where two bones connect. Due to injury or disease, the space between the two bones can sometimes become swollen and inflamed, which leads to pain and a loss of mobility. Injection and aspiration are two tools that physicians use to treat joint pain locally without needing to perform surgery.

Both injection and aspiration are techniques that involve inserting a needle connected to a syringe directly into the joint. Aspiration involves the removal of excess fluid, and injection is the placement of medication directly into the joint space via the needle. Both procedures may be performed at the same time. In both cases a local anesthetic may be used, the skin will be cleaned and disinfected, and then the needle will be inserted. In some cases, especially if the injection or aspiration is in a large and deep joint such as the hip or spine, ultrasound may be used to guide the needle to the exact location desired.

In some cases, irritation to the joint can cause fluid to build up so significantly that the joint hurts and can no longer move well. Aspiration removes some of the excess fluid and relieves the pressure. In addition, aspiration can be used to provide a sample of joint fluid if it needs to be examined microscopically for the presence of white blood cells, bacteria, or crystal formations.

Certain injuries and diseases that affect joints are inflammatory in nature, such as rheumatoid arthritis, tendonitis or gout. These diseases may be helped by the local injection of anti-inflammatory medications directly into the affected joint. In this case, corticosteroids such as methylprednisone are usually used. Relief from the pain may be felt right away and may last for weeks or even months.

In some cases, such as with osteoarthritis, the cartilage buffer between the two bones wears down and pain comes from bones rubbing against each other. In this case, injection of a lubricating agent such as hyaluronic acid may be beneficial. It provides a slippery cushion between the bones to relieve pain that can last for months.