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Dr. Emad A Mikhail, MD
Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine
9002 Mentor Avenue
Mentor, OH
 

Dr. Emad Mikhail is a specialist in interventional pain medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Mikhail is 2.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include migraine, cancer, and complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS). Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mikhail takes. His education and training includes medical school at Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine and residency at Cleveland Clinic. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Cleveland Clinic, West Hospital, and Lake Health.

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Relevant Interests: , joint injections

All Interests: Psoriatic Arthritis, Neck Pain, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Lower Back Problems, Migraine, Nerve ... (Read more)

Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
9485 Mentor Avenue; Suite 214
Mentor, OH
 

Dr. Patrick Boylan is a physician who specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. His education and training includes medical school at Northeast Ohio Medical University and residency at Ohio State University Medical Center. These areas are among his clinical interests: cervical herniated disc, pain management, and spinal cord stimulation (SCS). Dr. Boylan is an in-network provider for Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Lake Health.

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Relevant Interests: , joint injections

All Interests: Electrodiagnostic Testing, Electromyography, Neck Pain, Herniated Disc, Spinal Cord Stimulation, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 93
  • Charge (avg.): $123 - $1,013
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $57 - $178
Dr. Dean C Pahr, DO
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
9485 Mentor Avenue; Suite 200
Mentor, OH
 

Dr. Dean Pahr is an anesthesiologist and pain doctor. Clinical interests for Dr. Pahr include back pain, pain management, and spine problems. He is affiliated with Lake Health. He is an in-network provider for Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Pahr performed his residency at Cleveland Clinic.

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Clinical Interests: Back Problems, Spine Problems, Pain Management, Back Pain

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 25
  • Charge (avg.): $125
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $41
Dr. James Thomas Rosneck, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
7060 Wayside Drive; Mentor Medical Office Building
Mentor, OH
 

Dr. James Rosneck specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine and practices in Garfield Heights, OH, Mentor, OH, and Solon, OH. He graduated from Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Cleveland Clinic. Areas of expertise for Dr. Rosneck include general orthopedics, sports health, and knee ligament injury. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. He takes Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Euclid Hospital, Lutheran Hospital, and Marymount Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , hyaluronic acid joint injections (viscosupplementation)

All Interests: General Orthopedics, Sports Health, Knee Ligament Injury, Hip Pain, Hip Problems, Knee Pain, ... (Read more)

Dr. Anne Margaret Rex-Torzok, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
7060 Wayside Drive; Mentor Medical Office Building
Mentor, OH
 

Dr. Anne Rex-Torzok's medical specialty is family medicine and sports medicine. Her areas of expertise include leg pain, general orthopedics, and spondylosis (degenerative spine disease). On average, patients gave Dr. Rex-Torzok a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rex-Torzok accepts. She attended medical school at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. She is professionally affiliated with Willoughby Hills Family Health Center.

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Clinical Interests: Knee Arthritis, General Orthopedics, Sports Health, Hip Pain, Knee Pain, Shoulder Dislocation, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 88
  • Charge (avg.): $284
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $52

Specializes in General Internal Medicine
36100 Euclid Avenue; #350
Willoughby, OH
 

Dr. Ranjit Tamaskar is an internist. Patient ratings for Dr. Tamaskar average 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include internal medicine and knee injections. Dr. Tamaskar is professionally affiliated with Euclid Hospital, Hillcrest Hospital, and Lake Health. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Gandhi Medical College Bhopal, Barkatullah University, Dr. Tamaskar performed his residency at Huron Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , knee injections

All Interests: Aspiration, Knee Problems, Knee Injections, Internal Medicine

Specializes in General Internal Medicine
36100 Euclid Avenue; Suite 350
Willoughby, OH
 

Dr. Harrhajan Parmar's specialty is general internal medicine. These areas are among Dr. Parmar's clinical interests: sinusitis (sinus infection), migraine, and sexual health issues. He is affiliated with Euclid Hospital, Hillcrest Hospital, and Lake Health. He honors Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Parmar's education and training includes medical school at Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Medical College and residency at Huron Hospital.

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All Interests: Headache, Sleep Disorders, Heartburn, Neck Pain, Sexual Health Issues, Hypertension, ... (Read more)

Dr. John S Bucchieri, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
9500 Mentor Avenue; Suite 210
Mentor, OH
 

Dr. John Bucchieri, who practices in Mentor, OH, Willoughby, OH, and Madison, OH, is a medical specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. These areas are among Dr. Bucchieri's clinical interests: carpal tunnel syndrome, shoulder problems, and shoulder arthroscopy. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Bucchieri attended medical school at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. His medical residency was performed at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. He is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic, West Hospital, and TriPoint Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , joint injections

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

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 87
  • Charge (avg.): $161 - $165
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $58 - $60
Dr. Mitchell E Nahra, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
9500 Mentor Avenue; Suite 210
Mentor, OH
 

Dr. Mitchell Nahra is a physician who specializes in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Nahra include general orthopedics, sports health, and shoulder problems. He is affiliated with Euclid Hospital, West Hospital, and Hillcrest Hospital. Dr. Nahra is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Nahra completed a residency program at Mayo Clinic. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Nahra takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , joint injections

All Interests: General Orthopedics, Sports Health, Microsurgery, Dupuytren's Contracture, Musculoskeletal Trauma, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 82
  • Charge (avg.): $161 - $165
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $57 - $63
Dr. Olusegun Ademola Ogunlesi, MD
Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
7482 Center Street; Suite 100
Mentor, OH
 

Dr. Olusegun Ogunlesi's medical specialty is adult infectious disease. These areas are among his clinical interests: immunization (preventive vaccines), ulcers, and tuberculosis (TB). Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ogunlesi takes. He is a graduate of the University of Ibadan College of Medicine. His residency was performed at Huron Hospital. He is professionally affiliated with West Hospital and TriPoint Medical Center.

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All Interests: Immunodeficiency, Immunization, Tuberculosis, Wounds, Colitis, HIV/AIDS, Ulcers, Infections, Joint ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Joseph Nickodem Jr., MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
7060 Wayside Drive, Mentor Medical Office Building; Mail Code Mentor
Mentor, OH
 

Dr. Robert Nickodem is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He attended Georgetown University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. His areas of expertise include knee arthritis, general orthopedics, and knee ligament injury. Dr. Nickodem has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He honors Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Euclid Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , joint injections

All Interests: Knee Arthritis, General Orthopedics, Knee Arthroplasty, Sports Health, Knee Ligament Injury, Hip ... (Read more)

Dr. Eric M Parsons, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
9500 Mentor Avenue; Suite 210
Mentor, OH
 

Dr. Eric Parsons' specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He practices in Willoughby, OH and Mentor, OH. Dr. Parsons's areas of expertise include the following: sports health, shoulder problems, and minimally invasive knee replacement. He is professionally affiliated with West Hospital and TriPoint Medical Center. He graduated from Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Parsons's residency was performed at Tufts Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield.

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Relevant Interests: , joint injections

All Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Problems, Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement, Fractures, Shoulder ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 197
  • Charge (avg.): $165 - $335
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $55 - $171
Stephen John Frania
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
7482 Center Street; Suite 100
Mentor, OH
 

Dr. Stephen Frania's specialties are podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: foot reconstruction, ankle arthritis, and sports health. Dr. Frania is professionally affiliated with West Hospital and TriPoint Medical Center. He completed his residency training at Mount Sinai Medical Center and St. Francis Hospital. Patient reviews placed Dr. Frania at an average of 2.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , joint injections

All Interests: Sports Health, Foot Surgery, Fractures, Ankle Problems, Neuropathy, Ankle Surgery, Ankle ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 15
  • Charge (avg.): $147
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $61
Dr. Patrick G Convery, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
36060 Euclid Avenue; Suite 203
Willoughby, OH
 

Dr. Patrick Convery specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Convery include sports health, carpal tunnel syndrome, and shoulder problems. Dr. Convery is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dr. Convery graduated from Wake Forest University School of Medicine. His hospital/clinic affiliations include West Hospital and TriPoint Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , joint injections

All Interests: Sports Health, Foot Surgery, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Ankle Surgery, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 174
  • Charge (avg.): $64
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $50
Dr. Bradley Thomas Webb, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
9500 Mentor Avenue; Suite 210
Mentor, OH
 

Dr. Bradley Webb is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His areas of expertise include general orthopedics, minimally invasive knee replacement, and knee arthroscopy. His professional affiliations include West Hospital and Lake Health. Dr. Webb is a graduate of Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Webb honors Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , joint injections

All Interests: General Orthopedics, Musculoskeletal Trauma, Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement, Fractures, Knee ... (Read more)

Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
9500 Mentor Avenue
Mentor, OH
 

Dr. Michael Weisburger practices hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Mentor, OH and Willoughby, OH. These areas are among Dr. Weisburger's clinical interests: dupuytren's contracture, joint injections, and hand surgery procedures. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He studied medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He is affiliated with West Hospital and TriPoint Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , joint injections

All Interests: Dupuytren's Contracture, Musculoskeletal Trauma, Elbow Problems, Fractures, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, ... (Read more)

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What is a Joint Injection/Aspiration?

A joint is any area of the body where two bones connect. Due to injury or disease, the space between the two bones can sometimes become swollen and inflamed, which leads to pain and a loss of mobility. Injection and aspiration are two tools that physicians use to treat joint pain locally without needing to perform surgery.

Both injection and aspiration are techniques that involve inserting a needle connected to a syringe directly into the joint. Aspiration involves the removal of excess fluid, and injection is the placement of medication directly into the joint space via the needle. Both procedures may be performed at the same time. In both cases a local anesthetic may be used, the skin will be cleaned and disinfected, and then the needle will be inserted. In some cases, especially if the injection or aspiration is in a large and deep joint such as the hip or spine, ultrasound may be used to guide the needle to the exact location desired.

In some cases, irritation to the joint can cause fluid to build up so significantly that the joint hurts and can no longer move well. Aspiration removes some of the excess fluid and relieves the pressure. In addition, aspiration can be used to provide a sample of joint fluid if it needs to be examined microscopically for the presence of white blood cells, bacteria, or crystal formations.

Certain injuries and diseases that affect joints are inflammatory in nature, such as rheumatoid arthritis, tendonitis or gout. These diseases may be helped by the local injection of anti-inflammatory medications directly into the affected joint. In this case, corticosteroids such as methylprednisone are usually used. Relief from the pain may be felt right away and may last for weeks or even months.

In some cases, such as with osteoarthritis, the cartilage buffer between the two bones wears down and pain comes from bones rubbing against each other. In this case, injection of a lubricating agent such as hyaluronic acid may be beneficial. It provides a slippery cushion between the bones to relieve pain that can last for months.
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