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We found 6 providers matching arthroscopic surgery and who accept Humana Bronze 4850/HMO Premier near Temple, TX.

Dr. Wendy Lynne Czerwinski, PhD, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
2401 South 31st Street; Division of Plastic Surgery
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Wendy Czerwinski specializes in plastic surgery and hand surgery. Dr. Czerwinski takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending the University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine for medical school, she completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with McGill University. Awards and/or distinctions she has received include First Annual Jensen Award, Bruner Hand Fellow, Mayo Clinic; Clifford Snyder Award - PSRC, Best resident paper at annual international meeting, McGill University; and Clifford Synder Award - PSRC, Best resident paper at annual international meeting, McGill University. She speaks French. She is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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Relevant Interests: , wrist arthroscopy

All Interests: Pain, Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Dupuytren's Contracture, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Wrist Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Edward Reeve, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2401 S 31st Street; 2c - orthopedics
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Robert Reeve is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He studied medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Reeve's residency was performed at Scott and White Healthcare. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Reeve honors. Dr. Reeve is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic rotator cuff repair

All Interests: Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Sports Injuries, ACL Reconstruction, Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff ... (Read more)

Dr. Scott McLeod Munroe, MD
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2401 S 31st Street; Scott & White Department of Orthoped
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Scott Munroe practices foot & ankle surgery, orthopedics/orthopedic surgery, and sports medicine. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Munroe include replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine and the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Dr. Munroe performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Texas A & M Health Science Center. Dr. Munroe's distinctions include: Alpha Omega Alpha and Orthopaedic Faculty Instructor of the year. He is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Hip Dysplasia, Arthroscopic Surgery, Ankle Problems, Knee Replacement, Foot Problems, Replacement ... (Read more)

Dr. William Paul "bill" Hamilton, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2401 South 31st; Orthopedic Division
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Bill Hamilton works as an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist in Temple, TX. Dr. Hamilton has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He attended the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Texas A & M Health Science Center. He has received distinctions including Texas Super Doctors and "Super Doctor," Texas Monthly, 2011-2015.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic rotator cuff repair

All Interests: Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Sports Injuries, ACL Reconstruction, Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 67
  • Uninsured Cost: $516 - $3,120
  • Medicare Cost: $168 - $1,027
Dr. Brett Nathan Robin, MD
Specializes in Sports Medicine
2401 S. 31st Street
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Brett Robin is a specialist in sports medicine. He works in Temple, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Robin include musculoskeletal surgery. He is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Robin honors. After attending the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine, Dr. Robin completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Texas A & M Health Science Center.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthroscopy

All Interests: Knee Pain, Tendon Repair, Shoulder Problems, Shoulder Replacement, Knee Arthroscopy, ... (Read more)

Jakob Christopher Thorud, MS, BS
Specializes in Podiatry
1901 Veterans Memorial Drive
Temple, TX
 

Dr. Jakob Thorud is a foot doctor in Temple, TX. Dr. Thorud's areas of expertise include arthroscopic surgery, hammer toe, and foot reconstruction. He honors United Healthcare Choice, United Healthcare HSA, and Humana HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He trained at Scott and White Healthcare for his residency. Dr. Thorud is professionally affiliated with Mercy Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Ankle Fracture, Wounds, Hammer Toe, Preventive Care, Arthroscopic Surgery, Ankle ... (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.