We found 6 providers matching arthroscopic surgery and who accept HealthSmart near Yuba City, CA.

Dr. Christopher R Damon, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
470 Plumas Boulevard; Suite 201
Yuba City, CA
 

Dr. Christopher Damon is a physician who specializes in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patient reviews placed Dr. Damon at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He has a special interest in hand problems, hand surgery procedures, and wrist problems. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal. He attended Medical College of Georgia and then went on to complete his residency at Letterman Army Medical Center. Dr. Damon is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Sutter North Medical Group (SNMG). He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, wrist arthroscopy

All Interests: Sports Health, Dupuytren's Contracture, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Fractures, Arthroscopic ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Randall Vogel, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
470 Plumas Boulevard
Yuba City, CA
 

Dr. Robert Vogel is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. In his practice, he is particularly interested in orthopedic surgery. Dr. Vogel's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Sutter North Medical Group (SNMG). He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. He has an open panel. Dr. Vogel graduated from Emory University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy, elbow arthroscopy

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

Dr. Robert Earl Burky Jr., MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
470 Plumas Boulevard; #201
Yuba City, CA
 

Dr. Robert Burky is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Burky is 3.5 stars out of 5. He has a special interest in orthopedic surgery. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Burky graduated from the University of California and the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Sutter North Medical Group (SNMG). He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthroscopy

All Interests: Knee Arthritis, Sports Health, Knee Pain, Shoulder Pain, Orthopedic Surgery, Hip Replacement, Knee ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard David Tortosa, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
470 Plumas Boulevard
Yuba City, CA
 

Dr. Richard Tortosa's specialties are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He practices in Yuba City, CA. The average patient rating for Dr. Tortosa is 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Tortosa attended medical school at the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine. Dr. Tortosa trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) for his residency. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Sutter North Medical Group (SNMG). He has an open panel.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 13
  • Charge (avg.): $1,623
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $175
Dr. Philbert Y Huang, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
470 Plumas Boulevard
Yuba City, CA
 

Dr. Philbert Huang practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Yuba City, CA. In his practice, Dr. Huang focuses on orthopedic surgery. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Huang obtained his medical school training at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Sutter North Medical Group (SNMG). He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy, ankle arthroscopy

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Knee Arthritis, Sports Health, Knee Pain, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Pain, PCL ... (Read more)

Dr. Harinder Singh Dhanota, DO
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
470 Plumas Boulevard; Suite 201
Yuba City, CA
 

Dr. Harinder Dhanota is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Dhanota (or staff) is conversant in Hindi and Punjabi. Areas of expertise for Dr. Dhanota include orthopedic surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Parham Doctors Hospital, and Sutter North Medical Group (SNMG). Before performing his residency at Garden City Hospital, Dr. Dhanota attended Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Dhanota is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy, elbow arthroscopy

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