Finding Providers
loading

We found 4 providers matching hip replacement and who accept Aetna EPO near Dallas, TX.

Showing 1-4 of 4
Dr. Allaaddin Mollabashy, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Hand Surgery, Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Orthopedic Oncology, Sports Medicine
3500 Gaston Avenue
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Allaaddin Mollabashy's areas of specialization are orthopedic trauma, hand surgery, and adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery; he sees patients in Dallas, TX. Dr. Mollabashy (or staff) speaks Spanish and Persian. Areas of expertise for Dr. Mollabashy include knee replacement, total hip replacement, and osteomyelitis. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. After attending Indiana University School of Medicine, Dr. Mollabashy completed his residency training at Allegheny General Hospital. He is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He is accepting new patients.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , total hip replacement

All Interests: Revision Arthroplasty, Total Hip Replacement, Revision Hip Arthroplasty, Sarcoma, Bone Problems, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 17
  • Uninsured Cost: $14,552
  • Medicare Cost: $1,315
Dr. David Alan Heck, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
810 North Zang Boulevard
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. David Heck is a specialist in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. He works in Dallas, TX. Dr. Heck is a graduate of SUNY Upstate Medical University. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

Read more

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 29
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,303
  • Medicare Cost: $424
Dr. Joshua Carrick Fox, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
5201 Harry Hines Boulevard
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Joshua Fox is an orthopedist in Austin, TX and Dallas, TX. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. Dr. Fox trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas for his residency. He has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars. Dr. Fox is affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family.

Read more

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 47
  • Uninsured Cost: $603 - $1,184
  • Medicare Cost: $576 - $1,184
Dr. Kurt Walter Rathjen, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
2727 E Lemmon Avenue
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Kurt Rathjen's area of specialization is adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. These areas are among Dr. Rathjen's clinical interests: computer assisted surgery (CAS), knee arthritis, and hip injury. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rathjen honors. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Rathjen is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, hip resurfacing

All Interests: Knee Arthritis, Sports Health, Knee Pain, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Joint Pain, Total Knee Replacement, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 35
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,438
  • Medicare Cost: $1,438

Conditions / Treatments

Insurance

New Patients

Medicare Patient Age

Medicare Patient Conditions

Medicare Patient Ethnicity

Additional Information

Distinctions

Foreign Language

Accessibility

Online Communication

Patient Demographic

Practice Affiliation

Certifications

Fellowship

Medical School

Residency

Specialty

Years Since Graduation

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.