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Dr. David Brandon Cohen, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
330 Boston Post Road
Orange, CT
 

Dr. David Cohen works as an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist in Hamden, CT, Orange, CT, and Branford, CT. Dr. Cohen studied medicine at Brown University, Alpert Medical School and Dartmouth Medical School. His training includes a residency program at Hospital for Special Surgery. His clinical interests include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Cohen honors Anthem, ConnectiCare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. In addition to English, Dr. Cohen (or staff) speaks Spanish and French. He is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. Dr. Cohen has an open panel.

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All Interests: Knee Arthritis, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Elbow Problems, Elbow Surgery, Shoulder Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mary Irene OConnor, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
800 Howard Avenue
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. Mary O'Connor's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. These areas are among Dr. O'Connor's clinical interests: knee problems, hip replacement, and knee replacement. She is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Compass, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at Yale School of Medicine and MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. Her training includes a residency program at Mayo Clinic. Dr. O'Connor's professional affiliations include St. Luke's Hospital and Yale New Haven Health System. She is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Hip Problems, Knee Problems, Arthroplasty, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement

Dr. Joseph C Wu, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2200 Whitney Avenue; Suite 170
Hamden, CT
 

Dr. Joseph Wu's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. His clinical interests include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. He is in-network for Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Wu attended State University of New York (SUNY) and then went on to complete his residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He speaks Mandarin, Cantonese, and Shanghainese. Dr. Wu is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. He has an open panel.

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All Interests: Knee Arthritis, Sports Health, Tendonitis, Osteoporosis, Foot Surgery, Elbow Problems, Closed ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 13
  • Charge (avg.): $7,120
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,598
Dr. Rowland Brook Mayor, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
60 Temple Street; Suite 3b
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. Rowland Mayor's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He is rated highly by his patients. He is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. Dr. Mayor is in-network for Anthem, ConnectiCare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. His practice is open to new patients. Dr. Mayor is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Mayor trained at Montefiore Medical Center.

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All Interests: Knee Arthritis, Tendonitis, Osteoporosis, Elbow Problems, Closed Reduction, Fractures, Ankle ... (Read more)

Dr. David Hudson Gibson, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2200 Whitney Avenue; Suite 170
Hamden, CT
 

Dr. David Gibson practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His education and training includes medical school at Yale School of Medicine and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Yale University. Patients gave Dr. Gibson an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Cigna, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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All Interests: Knee Arthritis, Tendonitis, Closed Reduction, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Hip Arthritis, Total ... (Read more)

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
330 Boston Post Road
Orange, CT
 

Dr. John McCallum practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. McCallum average 3.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: knee problems, shoulder surgery, and minimally invasive knee surgery. He honors Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. McCallum attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at UMass Memorial Medical Center. He is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Hip Problems, Shoulder Surgery, Fractures, Knee Problems, Minimally Invasive Knee Surgery, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 87
  • Charge (avg.): $6,797
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,648

Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2200 Whitney Avenue; Suite 270
Hamden, CT
 

Dr. Shirvinda Wijesekera's areas of specialization are spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. Dr. Wijesekera is a graduate of Boston University School of Medicine and a graduate of Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center's residency program. Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Wijesekera accepts. Dr. Wijesekera is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Tendonitis, Osteoporosis, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Spinal Trauma, Arthritis, Hip ... (Read more)

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
330 Orchard Streeet; Suite 105
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. John Aversa practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Hamden, CT, Wallingford, CT, and New Haven, CT. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among Dr. Aversa's clinical interests: hip replacement, arthroscopic surgery, and knee replacement. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Griffin Hospital and Yale New Haven Health System. Dr. Aversa honors Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. His education and training includes medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital.

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All Interests: Tendonitis, Bursitis, Shoulder Surgery, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Knee Surgery, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 13
  • Charge (avg.): $3,231
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $797

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2408 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT
 

Dr. Norman Kaplan is an orthopedist. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Kaplan's professional affiliations include Griffin Hospital and Yale New Haven Health System. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Dr. Kaplan attended New York Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital.

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All Interests: Knee Arthritis, Knee Arthroscopy, Shoulder Arthroscopy, Hip Arthritis, Total Joint Replacement, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 12
  • Charge (avg.): $4,500
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,188

Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
469 W Main Street
Branford, CT
 

Dr. Christopher Lynch sees patients in Hamden, CT, Branford, CT, and Milford, CT. His medical specialty is adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. His areas of expertise include hip replacement, arthroscopic surgery, and knee replacement. Dr. Lynch is an in-network provider for Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dr. Lynch completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Maryland. He is affiliated with Griffin Hospital and Yale New Haven Health System. His practice is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Tendonitis, Reconstructive Surgery, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Knee Surgery, Musculoskeletal ... (Read more)

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
800 Howard Avenue; Po Box 208071
New Haven, CT
 

Dr. Richard Pelker's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is a graduate of Yale School of Medicine and a graduate of Yale-New Haven Hospital's residency program. His areas of expertise include hip replacement, knee problems, and knee replacement. Dr. Pelker's patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 out of 5 stars. He takes Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. Dr. Pelker is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , knee replacement

All Interests: Hip Problems, Hip Arthroscopy, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Reconstructive Surgery, Knee Problems, ... (Read more)

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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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