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Dr. William Charles McMaster, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1310 West Stewart Drive; #508
Orange, CA
 

Dr. William McMaster practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Orange, CA, Mission Viejo, CA, and Costa Mesa, CA. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He trained at the University of Chicago Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine for residency. Dr. McMaster has a special interest in arthroscopic surgery, sports health, and arthritis. Dr. McMaster honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is conversant in Spanish. His professional affiliations include UC Irvine Medical Center, VA Long Beach Healthcare System, and St. Joseph Hospital - Orange, CA. Dr. McMaster's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Dr. Martin H Stauber, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
16611 Yorba Linda Boulevard
Yorba Linda, CA
 

Dr. Martin Stauber is a specialist in hand surgery, orthopedics/orthopedic surgery, and sports medicine. Dr. Stauber has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Clinical interests for Dr. Stauber include knee problems, shoulder surgery, and arthroscopic surgery. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Loma Linda University School of Medicine. Dr. Stauber's medical residency was performed at Loma Linda University Medical Center. Dr. Stauber (or staff) speaks Spanish and German. He is open to new patients.

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Dr. Andrew Ray Hsu, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1039 S. Sunstream Lane
Anaheim, CA
 

Dr. Andrew Hsu works as an orthopedist in Orange, CA, Costa Mesa, CA, and Anaheim, CA. He has a special interest in foot problems, musculoskeletal problems, and ankle problems. He is affiliated with UC Irvine Medical Center. Dr. Hsu is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. He graduated from Stanford University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Rush University Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Musculoskeletal Problems, Ankle Problems, Arthritis, Sports ... (Read more)

Dr. Shail Mahesh Vyas, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
8245 E Monte Vista Road
Anaheim, CA
 

Dr. Shail Vyas works as a hand surgeon, orthopedic surgeon, and sports medicine specialist. Dr. Vyas's areas of expertise include the following: hip surgery, knee ligament injury, and tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis). He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Dr. Vyas attended the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. Dr. Vyas has received professional recognition including the following: Southern California Rising Stars. Dr. Vyas (or staff) speaks Filipino, Spanish, and Gujarati. He is affiliated with St. Joseph Hospital - Orange, CA.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy

All Interests: General Orthopedics, Knee Ligament Injury, Tendonitis, Hip Problems, Bursitis, Shoulder Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Padmanabhan Krishna Krishna, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
199 S Ferrari Way
Anaheim, CA
 

Dr. Pad Krishna specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. These areas are among his clinical interests: knee problems, bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and hip problems. Dr. Krishna is professionally affiliated with Lakewood Regional Medical Center. Dr. Krishna is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. He has an open panel. His training includes residency programs at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers and a hospital affiliated with New York University (NYU). He is conversant in Spanish.

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All Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Hip Problems, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Jeffrey R Desantis
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
1038 E Chapman Avenue
Orange, CA
 

Dr. Jeffrey Desantis specializes in podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: arthroscopic surgery, diabetic foot ulcers, and heel pain. Dr. Desantis takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant. He trained at Samuel Merritt University, California School of Podiatric Medicine for his residency. His professional affiliations include St. Joseph Hospital Affiliated Physicians (SJHAP), St. Joseph Hospital - Orange, CA, and Children's Hospital of Orange County (CHOC Children's).

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Hammer Toe, Arthroscopic Surgery, Ankle Reconstruction, Diabetic Foot Ulcers, Heel ... (Read more)

Jacob Kyle Jones
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
1038 E. Chapman Avenue
Orange, CA
 

Dr. Jacob Jones specializes in podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery. Dr. Jones's clinical interests include arthroscopic surgery, foot pain, and hammer toe. He honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. He completed his residency training at UPMC Mercy. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Jones is affiliated with St. Joseph Hospital Affiliated Physicians (SJHAP) and St. Joseph Hospital - Orange, CA. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Ankle Sprain, Sports Health, Ankle Fracture, Foot Surgery, Hammer Toe, Ingrown Toenails, Fractures, ... (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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