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Dr. Christopher Joseph Lyons, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
105 Vineyard Way; Suite 101
West Grove, PA
 

Dr. Christopher Lyons, who practices in Exton, PA, West Chester, PA, and West Grove, PA, is a medical specialist in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. Dr. Lyons has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. His areas of expertise include the following: second opinions, femur (thigh bone) fracture, and fibula (calf bone) fracture. His professional affiliations include Penn Presbyterian Medical Center and Chester County Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Lyons graduated from Temple University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Temple University Hospital. He has received professional recognition including the following: Recognized by Main Line Today's Top Doctor's 2016 issue.

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Relevant Interests: , total knee replacement

All Interests: Femur Fracture, Second Opinions, Fibula Fracture, Wrist Fracture, Shoulder Reconstruction, ACL ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 14
  • Charge (avg.): $4,286
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,731
Dr. Craig Gordon Smucker, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
900 W. Baltimore Pike
West Grove, PA
 

Dr. Craig Smucker's areas of specialization are orthopedic trauma and adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. He attended Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Smucker accepts. He is affiliated with Jennersville Regional Hospital.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 11
  • Charge (avg.): $9,126
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,639
Dr. John Patrick Manta, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
105 Vineyard Way; Suite 101
West Grove, PA
 

Dr. John Manta practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Exton, PA, West Chester, PA, and West Grove, PA. Dr. Manta's clinical interests include ankle sprain, sports health, and knee ligament injury. He is professionally affiliated with Penn Presbyterian Medical Center and Chester County Hospital. His education and training includes medical school at Temple University School of Medicine and residency at Temple University Hospital. Patient ratings for Dr. Manta average 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Recognized by Main Line Today's Top Doctor's 2016 issue.

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Relevant Interests: , partial knee replacement, minimally invasive knee replacement, total knee replacement

All Interests: Ankle Sprain, Sports Health, Shoulder Reconstruction, ACL Injury, Ankle Fracture, Shoulder ... (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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