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Dr. Brian Charles De Muth, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
 

Dr. Brian De Muth works as an orthopedic reconstructive surgeon in Havre De Grace, MD and Elkton, MD. Areas of expertise for Dr. De Muth include knee problems, foot problems, and hand problems. He is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Montefiore Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Dr. De Muth attended medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. He is affiliated with Harford Memorial Hospital, Union Hospital Health System, and Jennersville Regional Hospital. Dr. De Muth has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Dr. Christopher Joseph Lyons, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
105 Vineyard Way; Suite 101
West Grove, PA
 

Dr. Christopher Lyons is a physician who specializes in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. He attended Temple University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Temple University Hospital for residency. Clinical interests for Dr. Lyons include second opinions, femur (thigh bone) fracture, and fibula (calf bone) fracture. Patient ratings for Dr. Lyons average 3.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He has received professional recognition including the following: Recognized by Main Line Today's Top Doctor's 2016 issue. Dr. Lyons is professionally affiliated with Penn Presbyterian Medical Center and Chester County Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive hip replacement, arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, knee arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy

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

Dr. Michael Augustus Chiusano, DO
Specializes in Urology
1011 W Baltimore Pike; Suite 312
West Grove, PA
 

Dr. Michael Chiusano's medical specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). He is professionally affiliated with Jennersville Regional Hospital. Dr. Chiusano graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He takes Coventry, Aetna HSA, Coventry HSA, and more.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 11
  • Charge (avg.): $928
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $396
Dr. John Patrick Manta, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
105 Vineyard Way; Suite 101
West Grove, PA
 

Dr. John Manta's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Manta's areas of expertise include ankle sprain, sports health, and knee ligament injury. The average patient rating for Dr. Manta is 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He attended Temple University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Temple University Hospital. He has received the distinction of Recognized by Main Line Today's Top Doctor's 2016 issue. Dr. Manta's professional affiliations include Penn Presbyterian Medical Center and Chester County Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive knee replacement, arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, knee arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy

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

Dr. Timothy Joseph Downey, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
Chester County Otolaryngology & Allergy Associates*; Penn Medicine Southern Chester County Building
West Grove, PA
 

Dr. Timothy Downey works as an otolaryngologist. After attending Creighton University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Madigan Army Medical Center and William Beaumont Army Medical Center. Dr. Downey is rated highly by his patients. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Downey takes. He is professionally affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), Chester County Hospital, and Jennersville Regional Hospital.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 14
  • Charge (avg.): $719
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $367

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What is Minimally Invasive Surgery?

Minimally invasive surgery is surgery performed using tiny tools and several small incisions instead of one large one. First performed in the 1980s, minimally invasive surgery has now become commonly used for all kinds of procedures because it offers so many benefits over traditional surgery.

Since minimally invasive surgery minimizes the amount of injury that a patient experiences by avoiding a large incision, it typically results in fewer issues after surgery. There tend to be fewer stitches needed, less scarring, less pain, a faster recovery time, and a lower risk of infection. Some minimally invasive procedures even require less anesthesia than usual.

There are three main types of minimally invasive surgery:
  • Laparoscopic surgery, where several small incisions are made. A tiny camera is inserted into one, and the surgeon looks at the procedure on a video screen while moving tools through the other openings.
  • Endoscopic surgery, which is performed using an endoscope. An endoscope is a thin, hollow tube that contains a camera. It can be inserted either through a small incision or an existing opening such as the nose. Tiny tools can be passed through the tube to the area that needs to be worked on.
  • Robotic surgery, which uses tools that are even smaller and more precise than laparoscopic tools. The tools and camera are inserted through a small opening, and then the surgeon controls the robot from a computer in another room.

Minimally invasive surgery is not the right choice in every situation. However in many cases, it makes surgery less difficult to handle.
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