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We found 10 providers matching arthroscopic surgery and who accept Aetna HMO near Flower Mound, TX.

Dr. James Cleo Ii Walter II, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
4401 Long Prairie Road; Suite 500
Flower Mound, TX
 

Dr. James Walter practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine in Plano, TX and Flower Mound, TX. The average patient rating for Dr. Walter is 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Walter graduated from Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Walter trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Walter is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. Dr. Walter's practice is open to new patients.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 12
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,436
  • Medicare Cost: $300
Dr. John David Evanich, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
5000 Long Prairie Road
Flower Mound, TX
 

Dr. John Evanich is a pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist in Flower Mound, TX and Lewisville, TX. In his practice, he is particularly interested in arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. Dr. Evanich is affiliated with Medical Center of Lewisville and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Flower Mound. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Evanich has an open panel. He graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Arthroscopic Surgery, Joint Reconstruction, Replacement Arthroplasty

Dr. Manuj Chandra Singhal, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
5000 Long Prairie Road
Flower Mound, TX
 

Dr. Manuj Singhal works as an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist. In addition to English, Dr. Singhal (or staff) speaks Hindi. His areas of expertise include the following: knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and wrist fracture. Dr. Singhal's professional affiliations include Medical Center of Lewisville and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Flower Mound. Dr. Singhal studied medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky. Patient ratings for Dr. Singhal average 4.0 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Singhal honors. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 75
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,503 - $5,256
  • Medicare Cost: $149 - $1,033
Dr. James Robert Heerwagen, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
5000 Long Prairie Road
Flower Mound, TX
 

Dr. James Heerwagen, who practices in Flower Mound, TX and Lewisville, TX, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Heerwagen's patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. These areas are among his clinical interests: knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Northeast Ohio Medical University. His professional affiliations include Medical Center of Lewisville and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Flower Mound. Dr. Heerwagen is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, General Orthopedics, Hip Problems, Replacement ... (Read more)

Dr. Kent Farr Dickson, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
5000 Long Prairie Road
Flower Mound, TX
 

Dr. Kent Dickson practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Dickson average 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include hand problems, hand surgery procedures, and shoulder problems. Dr. Dickson is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at JPS Health Network. He is affiliated with Medical Center of Lewisville and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Flower Mound. Dr. Dickson has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Shoulder Reconstruction, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Hand Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Scott Andrew Wenger, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2850 East Hwy 114
Trophy Club, TX
 

Dr. Scott Wenger works as an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist. Clinical interests for Dr. Wenger include total shoulder replacement, knee arthritis, and tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis). His professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Resources. Dr. Wenger graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Dr. Wenger is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, shoulder arthroscopy

All Interests: Knee Arthritis, Sports Health, Shoulder Reconstruction, Knee Pain, Shoulder Dislocation, Elbow ... (Read more)

Dr. Jeffery Scott Cantrell, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
5000 Long Prairie Road
Flower Mound, TX
 

Dr. Jeffery Cantrell's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His clinical interests encompass shoulder problems. Dr. Cantrell's patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Dr. Cantrell has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Medical Center of Lewisville and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Flower Mound. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical Interests: Shoulder Problems

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 29
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,503 - $3,188
  • Medicare Cost: $168 - $335
Dr. Larry Mitchell Kjeldgaard, DO
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Spine Surgery, Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2850 East Hwy 114
Trophy Club, TX
 

Dr. Larry Kjeldgaard's areas of specialization are hand surgery, spine surgery, and foot & ankle surgery; he sees patients in Hurst, TX, Trophy Club, TX, and Fort Worth, TX. His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Kjeldgaard's areas of expertise consist of knee replacement, spine surgery procedures, and sports injuries. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Resources. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. His practice is open to new patients. After attending Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, Dr. Kjeldgaard completed his residency training at POH Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthroscopy

All Interests: Musculoskeletal Problems, Sports Injuries, Knee Replacement, Spine Surgery Procedures, Knee ... (Read more)

Dr. Christopher Don Allmon, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4951 Long Prairie Road; Suite 100
Flower Mound, TX
 

Dr. Christopher Allmon's specialties are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: knee arthritis, heel surgery, and wrist fracture. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Workers' Compensation. Dr. Allmon studied medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Allmon (or staff) is conversant in Korean, Spanish, and Latin. Dr. Allmon's hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano, and Medical Center of Lewisville. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, hip arthroscopy, wrist arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy

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

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Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, General Podiatry
5810 Long Prairie Road; Suite 400
Flower Mound, TX
 

Dr. Brady Mallory specializes in foot & ankle surgery and general podiatry and practices in Flower Mound, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Mallory include warts, hammer toe, and orthotics. Dr. Mallory is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Flower Mound and Medical Center of Lewisville. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , ankle arthroscopy

All Interests: Warts, Sports Health, Fractures, Surgical Procedures, Ankle Problems, Diabetes, Heel Pain, ... (Read more)

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What is Arthroscopic Surgery?

Arthroscopic surgery is a kind of minimally invasive joint surgery that can be used to both diagnose and treat problems within a joint. It is most commonly performed by orthopedic surgeons on six main joints: the knee, hip, shoulder, elbow, ankle, and wrist. Arthroscopy uses very small incisions, so recovery is generally quicker and the risk of infection is lower than with traditional joint surgery.

Arthroscopic surgery consists of two separate procedures. The first part, where the joint is examined and any problems are diagnosed, is called arthroscopy. If surgery is performed at the same time, it is called arthroscopic surgery. Because the two procedures take place together, sometimes these terms are used interchangeably.

During arthroscopic surgery, a small incision is made and a thin probe the width of a toothpick is inserted directly into the center of the affected joint. This probe contains a camera and fiber optic lights to illuminate the joint space. The surgeon can then look at the joint, make a diagnosis, and decide if the problem can be treated. If it can, two more small incisions will be made, and narrow tubes with tiny instruments at the tip will be inserted into the joint along with the camera. The surgeon uses the camera to guide the operation within the joint. Then all of the instruments and tubes are removed, the incisions are bandaged, and the patient can recover.

Arthroscopic surgery is not appropriate for every joint disorder, but it can be used to treat a number of them, including:
  • Inflammation of the joint, for example, synovitis or arthritis
  • Injuries, such as rotator cuff tears, ACL tears, or a torn meniscus in the knee
  • Bone spurs
  • Infections
  • Scar tissue within the joint

When more conservative treatment methods are not able to control pain in a joint any longer, arthroscopy is often the next step to examine and treat joint problems.