We found 19 providers matching arthroscopic surgery and who accept Humana HMO Open Access Copay 100/1000 near Sugar Land, TX.

Dr. Steven Edward Flores, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
17520 West Grand Parkway South; Suite 200
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Steven Flores is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist in Sugar Land, TX and Houston, TX. The average patient rating for Dr. Flores is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Flores is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Flores honors. He is open to new patients. He attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Flores's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, knee arthroscopy

All Interests: Total Elbow Replacement, Heel Surgery, Kyphoplasty, Sports Health, Hand Fracture, Bone Spurs, Spine ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard Leigh Beaver, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
15035 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Richard Beaver is an orthopedic surgeon in Sugar Land, TX and Houston, TX. Dr. Beaver's education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Areas of expertise for Dr. Beaver include foot problems and ankle problems. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Beaver is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Wrist Fracture, Hip Dysplasia, Foot Surgery, Partial Hip Replacement, Total Hip Replacement, ... (Read more)

Dr. Henry Jacob Blum, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
15035 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Henry Blum practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Blum include total hip replacement, sports health, and partial knee replacement. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Blum is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. After attending the University of Texas Medical School at Houston for medical school, Dr. Blum completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He is affiliated with Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, knee arthroscopy

All Interests: Sports Health, Spine Reconstruction, Shoulder Replacement, Total Hip Replacement, Partial Knee ... (Read more)

Dr. Vishal Michael Shah, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
15035 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Vishal Shah practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine in Richmond, TX and Sugar Land, TX. His clinical interests include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital. After attending the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dr. Shah completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Shah takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, ACL Injury, Shoulder Surgery, Arthroscopic Surgery, Knee Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Thomas Burk Rivers, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
15035 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Thomas Rivers practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Richmond, TX and Sugar Land, TX. Patients rated Dr. Rivers highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Rivers include sports health and total knee replacement. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. He graduated from Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine. Dr. Rivers's medical residency was performed at Scott and White Healthcare and the University of Mississippi Medical Center. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Sports Health, Total Knee Replacement

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 36
  • Charge (avg.): $746 - $2,146
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $168 - $1,027
Dr. Timothy Christian Sitter, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1201 Brooks Street
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Timothy Sitter's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Areas of expertise for Dr. Sitter include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and arthritis surgery. Dr. Sitter is affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Sitter is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Bone Spurs, Musculoskeletal Pain, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 64
  • Charge (avg.): $1,371 - $1,490
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $168 - $570
Dr. Mark Anthony Ii Vann II, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Mark Vann works as an orthopedist in Houston, TX, Bellaire, TX, and Sugar Land, TX. His areas of expertise include arthroscopic surgery, arthritis surgery, and hammer toe. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Vann attended medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Howard University Hospital. Dr. Vann is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. He has received the distinction of Texas Rising Stars. Dr. Vann's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Bone Spurs, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Ankle Problems, Foot Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Vincent Chau Phan, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1201 Brooks Street
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Vincent Phan is a hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Sugar Land, TX. Dr. Phan (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Vietnamese. Dr. Phan's clinical interests include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and sports health. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Phan's education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Phan honors. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Musculoskeletal Pain, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Arthritis, Arthritis Surgery, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 25
  • Charge (avg.): $1,371 - $1,449
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $165 - $489
Dr. Arthur Fitzgerald Chau, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
14861 Southwest Freeway; Suite C302
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Arthur Chau sees patients in Houston, TX, Sugar Land, TX, and Wharton, TX. His medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He has indicated that his clinical interests include total knee replacement. Dr. Chau is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia, Dr. Chau attended medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical Interests: Total Knee Replacement, Knee Replacement, Replacement Arthroplasty

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 87
  • Charge (avg.): $1,357 - $2,431
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $112 - $995
Dr. Mark William Maffet, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1201 Brooks Street
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Mark Maffet works as an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist. He studied medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine for his residency. Areas of expertise for Dr. Maffet include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and musculoskeletal pain. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Maffet takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Maffet has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Musculoskeletal Pain, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 33
  • Charge (avg.): $1,114 - $1,371
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $103 - $519
Dr. Steven Edgar I Nolan, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
14861 Southwest Freeway; Suite C302
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Steven Nolan is an orthopedic surgeon in Houston, TX, Sugar Land, TX, and Wharton, TX. He graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Nolan include knee injury, shoulder injury, and sports health. Dr. Nolan's average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Nolan accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Amerigroup Star, and more. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy

All Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Surgery, Total Knee Replacement, Knee Injury, Shoulder Injury, Knee ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 122
  • Charge (avg.): $1,905 - $2,937
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $99 - $1,027
Dr. Christopher King Smith, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1201 Brooks Street
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Christopher Smith is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Smith's average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Smith include arthroscopic surgery, musculoskeletal pain, and upper extremity surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Smith is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. He has an open panel. He is a graduate of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Smith completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Musculoskeletal Pain, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Wayne Omar Alani, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4690 Sweetwater Boulevard; Suite 240
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Wayne Alani works as an orthopedist in Houston, TX and Sugar Land, TX. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Alani include sports health, total knee replacement, and minimally invasive joint replacement. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Alani 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. Dr. Alani graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at St. Francis Regional Medical Center, Wichita. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center.

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Clinical Interests: Sports Health, Total Knee Replacement, Total Joint Replacement, Minimally Invasive Joint Replacement

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 124
  • Charge (avg.): $2,590 - $3,349
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $83 - $581
Dr. Donald Dean Iii Dominy III, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1201 Brooks Street
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. D. Dominy is a medical specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among Dr. Dominy's clinical interests: arthroscopic surgery, arthritis surgery, and hand surgery procedures. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, United Healthcare Choice, and more. Dr. Dominy is open to new patients. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Arthritis Surgery, Upper Extremity Surgery, Hand Surgery ... (Read more)

Dr. Carl Andrew Hicks, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1201 Brooks Street
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Carl Hicks is an orthopedic surgeon in Sugar Land, TX. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Clinical interests for Dr. Hicks include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and arthritis surgery. Dr. Hicks honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Dr. Hicks attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Hicks speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Hicks is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Bone Spurs, Musculoskeletal Pain, Bursitis, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Eddie Tatsuo Matsu, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1201 Brooks Street
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Eddie Matsu sees patients in Sugar Land, TX and Houston, TX. His medical specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Matsu is 5.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: arthroscopic surgery, musculoskeletal pain, and bursitis. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. He is open to new patients. Dr. Matsu studied medicine at the University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Matsu completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Musculoskeletal Pain, Bursitis, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Osteotomy, Upper ... (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.
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