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Dr. Peter Andrew Caprise Jr., MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Sports Medicine
2405 Atherholt Road
Lynchburg, VA
 

Dr. Peter Caprise's specialties are adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery and sports medicine. His areas of expertise include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. Dr. Caprise's hospital/clinic affiliations include Virginia Baptist Hospital and Lynchburg General Hospital. He attended medical school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Caprise trained at UNC Hospitals. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Caprise takes Medicaid and Medicare insurance. He has received professional recognition including the following: The Reinert Award, Naval Medical Center-Portsmouth. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 15
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,400
  • Medicare Cost: $276
Dr. John William Barnard Jr., MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Sports Medicine
2405 Atherholt Road
Lynchburg, VA
 

Dr. John Barnard is a specialist in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery and sports medicine. He works in Lynchburg, VA. Dr. Barnard has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. His areas of expertise include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). He is professionally affiliated with Virginia Baptist Hospital and Lynchburg General Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Medicaid and Medicare insurance. He is accepting new patients. Dr. Barnard attended Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 99
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,400 - $2,400
  • Medicare Cost: $170 - $1,048
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Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Hand Surgery, Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Other, Sports Medicine
2405 Atherholt Road
Lynchburg, VA
 

Dr. Gautham Gondi is a physician who specializes in orthopedic trauma, hand surgery, and adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. His areas of expertise include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and sports health. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Gondi accepts Medicaid and Medicare insurance. After attending the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Atlanta Medical Center. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Member American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society, AOFAS; Board member, Lynchburg Academy of Medicine; and Regional delegate, MSV. Dr. Gondi's hospital/clinic affiliations include Virginia Baptist Hospital and Lynchburg General Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 42
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,400 - $2,305
  • Medicare Cost: $322 - $567
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Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Hand Surgery, Spine Surgery, Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Sports Medicine
2405 Atherholt Road; The Orthopaedic Center of Central Virginia, Inc. Pos Division
Lynchburg, VA
 

Dr. William Andrews is a physician who specializes in orthopedic trauma, hand surgery, and spine surgery. He attended Duke University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Duke University Medical Center for residency. His average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Andrews honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Piedmont Community Health Plan, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 36
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,100 - $2,200
  • Medicare Cost: $533 - $553
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Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Hand Surgery, Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Sports Medicine
1914 Thomson Drive
Lynchburg, VA
 

Dr. Michael Diminick is an orthopedic trauma, pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery, and hand surgery specialist in Lynchburg, VA and Bedford, VA. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Diminick accepts the following insurance: Cigna, Medicaid, and Medicare. He graduated from Harvard Medical School and then he performed his residency at Hospital for Special Surgery. Dr. Diminick is professionally affiliated with Virginia Baptist Hospital and Lynchburg General Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Metabolic Bone Disease, Sports Health, Hip Problems, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2405 Atherholt Road
Lynchburg, VA
 

Dr. Harry Eschenroeder is an orthopedist in Lynchburg, VA. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Eschenroeder's areas of expertise include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). He honors Medicare insurance. Dr. Eschenroeder obtained his medical school training at the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Hip Problems, Arthritis, Shoulder Problems, Replacement ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Surgery
2405 Atherholt Road
Lynchburg, VA
 

Mr. Clay Shorter works as a surgeon in Lynchburg, VA. Mr. Shorter takes Medicare insurance.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 16
  • Uninsured Cost: $600
  • Medicare Cost: $143

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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.