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Dr. Scott Gerald Smith, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2725 Capitol Avenue; Suite 302
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Scott Smith is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Sacramento, CA and Elk Grove, CA. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Smith include orthopedic surgery. Dr. Smith is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). Dr. Smith is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , partial knee replacement

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Knee Arthritis, Elbow Pain, Sports Health, Knee Pain, Foot Surgery, Wrist Surgery, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 14
  • Charge (avg.): $5,570
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,553
Dr. Douglas Alan Dennis Jr., MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4860 Y Street; Acc #3800
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Douglas Dennis is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Dennis is a graduate of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Dennis completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis. He is especially interested in orthopedic surgery. Dr. Dennis's patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Solano Medical Center, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG) Solano. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , partial knee replacement

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Knee Arthritis, Radial Head Replacement, Elbow Pain, Sports Health, Knee Pain, ... (Read more)

Dr. Yuhwan Hong, MD
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2725 Capitol Avenue; Suite 302
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Yuhwan Hong is a specialist in foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. In his practice, he is particularly interested in orthopedic surgery. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Union Memorial Hospital, Dr. Hong attended New York Medical College for medical school. Dr. Hong's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , partial knee replacement

All Interests: Knee Arthritis, Radial Head Replacement, Hand Fracture, Dupuytren's Contracture, Wrist Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jerry D Labson, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2725 Capitol Avenue; Department 302
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Jerry Labson's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Labson include orthopedic surgery. Dr. Labson is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). He is a graduate of St. Louis University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Labson trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis. Dr. Labson accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , knee replacement

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Knee Arthritis, Radial Head Replacement, Elbow Pain, Sports Health, Knee Pain, ... (Read more)

Dr. Scott McIntosh Porter, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4860 Y Street; Suite 3800
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Scott Porter is an orthopedist in Davis, CA and Sacramento, CA. He has indicated that his clinical interests include orthopedic surgery. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Porter takes. After attending the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Davis Hospital, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Porter's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , partial knee replacement

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Prosthetics, Knee Arthritis, Radial Head Replacement, Elbow Pain, Sports Health, ... (Read more)

Dr. Garrett P Ryle, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2725 Capitol Avenue; Suite 302
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Garrett Ryle is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Sacramento, CA and Elk Grove, CA. He has indicated that his clinical interests include orthopedic surgery. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal. After completing medical school at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Dr. Ryle performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). Dr. Ryle's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , knee replacement

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Foot Surgery, Hip Resurfacing, Orthopedic Surgery, Knee Replacement, Rotator Cuff ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 21
  • Charge (avg.): $5,431
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,466

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What is Knee Replacement Surgery?

Knee replacement is a surgical procedure to replace parts of the knee joint that are damaged. It is most often done to treat arthritis, a common condition that causes stiffness and pain in the joints. Knee replacement is used only if other, less invasive treatments have not worked.

A knee replacement may be partial, involving only the damaged areas, or it may include the entire joint. During surgery, the cartilage, a smooth and tough piece of tissue that lines the ends of bones, is removed. The ends of the femur (thigh bone), tibia (lower leg bone), and, sometimes, patella (kneecap) are smoothed out and replaced with metal parts. The cartilage is then replaced with a plastic disc that the metal can glide across when moving. This removes any rough or grinding surfaces within the knee that may have been causing pain.

Surgery can be performed by a large incision along the knee or through tiny incisions with small tools and an arthroscope, a small lighted tube with a camera. The procedure takes one to two hours, and you will stay in the hospital for a few days following surgery as you heal and learn to use your new knee. Physical therapy can help you move correctly and prevent stiffness. Generally, you will be able to return to normal activity within a few weeks, but you may be asked to stop participating in high-impact activities, like football or running, which could injure your new knee.

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