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We found 11 providers matching hip replacement and who accept Medicare near Carrollton, TX.

Dr. William Fulton Tucker Jr., MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
17051 North Dallas Parkway; Suite 420
Addison, TX
 

Dr. William Tucker sees patients in Dallas, TX and Addison, TX. His medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. For his professional training, Dr. Tucker completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Dr. Tucker's average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Tucker has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 32
  • Uninsured Cost: $6,000
  • Medicare Cost: $1,447
Dr. John Wesley Barrington, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
5228 W Plano Parkway
Plano, TX
 

Dr. John Barrington's medical specialty is adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. In Dr. Barrington's practice, he is particularly interested in total hip replacement, partial knee replacement, and total knee replacement. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Barrington attended medical school at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine. He has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. Dr. Barrington's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, total hip replacement

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 75
  • Uninsured Cost: $4,227
  • Medicare Cost: $1,356
Dr. Thomas Michael Schott, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
400 W Lyndon B Johnson Freeway; Suite 330
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Thomas Schott's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at the University of Missouri Health System. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Schott accepts. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Resources. He welcomes new patients.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 17
  • Uninsured Cost: $10,954
  • Medicare Cost: $1,447
Dr. William Kemp Montgomery, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
5228 W Plano Parkway
Plano, TX
 

Dr. William Montgomery is a specialist in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Montgomery has indicated that his clinical interests include total hip replacement, partial knee replacement, and total knee replacement. His professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Montgomery studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver for his residency. Dr. Montgomery has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. He is conversant in Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, total hip replacement

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 39
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,509
  • Medicare Cost: $1,359
Dr. Stephanie Renee Stephens, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
4343 N Josey Lane
Carrollton, TX
 

Dr. Stephanie Stephens is an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist. Patients rated Dr. Stephens highly, giving her an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Stephens include knee arthritis, heel surgery, and ankle sprain. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. She attended medical school at Howard University College of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Stephens completed a residency program at Hospital for Special Surgery. Dr. Stephens is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health. She has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement

All Interests: Heel Surgery, Ankle Sprain, Wrist Fracture, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Bone Spurs, Ankle Fracture, ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Eugene Berry, DO
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
19200 Preston Road; Suite 120
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Robert Berry is an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist in Frisco, TX, Plano, TX, and Dallas, TX. He is a graduate of Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific and a graduate of Riverside County Regional Medical Center's residency program. These areas are among Dr. Berry's clinical interests: meniscus surgery, knee arthritis, and elbow pain. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, total hip replacement

All Interests: Meniscus Surgery, Knee Arthritis, Elbow Pain, Ankle Sprain, Sports Health, Knee Pain, Elbow ... (Read more)

Dr. Phillip Madsen Graehl, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
4343 N Josey Lane
Carrollton, TX
 

Dr. Phillip Graehl is a specialist in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: total shoulder replacement, knee fracture, and knee arthroscopy. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Graehl takes. He attended medical school at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine. Dr. Graehl is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, total hip replacement

All Interests: Shoulder Reconstruction, Knee Fracture, Hip Pain, Knee Pain, Wrist Surgery, Total Hip Replacement, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 27
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,862
  • Medicare Cost: $1,377
Dr. Michael Eldridge Muncy, DO
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
6750 N Macarthur Boulevard; Suite 305
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Michael Muncy is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Muncy's areas of expertise include the following: shoulder injury, carpal tunnel syndrome, and shoulder reconstruction. His professional affiliations include Las Colinas Medical Center and Medical Center of Lewisville. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, TriWest, and more. Before completing his residency at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Dr. Muncy attended medical school at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement

All Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Reconstruction, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Pain, Shoulder Problems, Shoulder ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,628
  • Medicare Cost: $1,183
Dr. Duncan Lawrence McKellar Jr., MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4343 N Josey Lane
Carrollton, TX
 

Dr. Duncan McKellar's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is rated highly by his patients. These areas are among his clinical interests: meniscus surgery, knee arthritis, and elbow pain. Dr. McKellar is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and performed his residency at Arizona Health Sciences Center. Dr. McKellar is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, total hip replacement

All Interests: Meniscus Surgery, Knee Arthritis, Elbow Pain, Ankle Sprain, Sports Health, Shoulder Reconstruction, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma
2500 N Dallas Parkway; Suite 224
Plano, TX
 

Dr. Sara Behrens' area of specialization is orthopedic trauma. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Behrens accepts. Dr. Behrens is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 24
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,843
  • Medicare Cost: $1,123
Dr. Christopher Don Allmon, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4343 N Josey Lane
Carrollton, TX
 

Dr. Christopher Allmon is a specialist in pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and hand surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: knee arthritis, heel surgery, and wrist fracture. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Allmon is a graduate of Harvard Medical School. Dr. Allmon (or staff) speaks the following languages: Korean, Spanish, and Latin. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano, and Medical Center of Lewisville. Dr. Allmon welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement

All Interests: Knee Arthritis, Heel Surgery, Wrist Fracture, Sports Health, Shoulder Reconstruction, Hip Pain, ... (Read more)

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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.