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Dr. William Fulton Tucker Jr., MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
17051 North Dallas Parkway; Suite 420
Addison, TX
 

Dr. William Tucker is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Dallas, TX and Addison, TX. Dr. Tucker's education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and residency at Parkland Health & Hospital System. The average patient rating for Dr. Tucker is 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Tucker is affiliated with Texas Health Dallas. He has an open panel.

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Clinical Interests: Sports Health, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 32
  • Charge (avg.): $6,000
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,447
Dr. John Wesley Barrington, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
5228 W Plano Parkway
Plano, TX
 

Dr. John Barrington practices adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. He is conversant in Spanish. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Barrington include replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Plano. He is a graduate of the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Barrington accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Workers' Compensation, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical Interests: Replacement Arthroplasty

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 75
  • Charge (avg.): $4,227
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,356
Dr. William Kemp Montgomery, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
5228 W Plano Parkway
Plano, TX
 

Dr. William Montgomery is an orthopedic reconstructive surgeon in Plano, TX, Frisco, TX, and McKinney, TX. Patient ratings for Dr. Montgomery average 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Montgomery's professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Plano.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 39
  • Charge (avg.): $2,509
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,359
Dr. Stephanie Renee Stephens, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
4343 N Josey Lane
Carrollton, TX
 

Dr. Stephanie Stephens works as an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist in Dallas, TX and Carrollton, TX. She is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. These areas are among her clinical interests: knee arthritis, heel surgery, and ankle sprain. Dr. Stephens accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of Howard University College of Medicine. Dr. Stephens's residency was performed at Hospital for Special Surgery. She speaks Spanish. Dr. Stephens is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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All Interests: Heel Surgery, Ankle Sprain, Wrist Fracture, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Bone Spurs, Ankle Fracture, ... (Read more)

Dr. Christopher Don Allmon, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery
4343 N Josey Lane
Carrollton, TX
 

Dr. Christopher Allmon is a pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and hand surgery specialist. Dr. Allmon (or staff) is conversant in Korean, Spanish, and Latin. These areas are among his clinical interests: knee arthritis, heel surgery, and wrist fracture. Dr. Allmon's hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Plano, and Medical City Plano. He is a graduate of Harvard Medical School. Dr. Allmon accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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All Interests: Heel Surgery, Wrist Fracture, Sports Health, Shoulder Dislocation, Radiculopathy, Bursitis, Elbow ... (Read more)

Dr. Duncan L McKellar Jr., MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4343 N Josey Lane
Carrollton, TX
 

Dr. Duncan McKellar practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. McKellar's education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and residency at Arizona Health Sciences Center. These areas are among his clinical interests: meniscus surgery, knee arthritis, and elbow pain. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. McKellar is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, total hip replacement

All Interests: Meniscus Surgery, Knee Arthritis, Elbow Pain, Ankle Sprain, Sports Health, Shoulder Reconstruction, ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Eugene Berry, DO
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
19200 Preston Road; Suite 120
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Robert Berry is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. His areas of expertise include meniscus surgery, knee arthritis, and elbow pain. Dr. Berry is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health. He graduated from Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific. For his residency, Dr. Berry trained at Riverside County Regional Medical Center. Patient ratings for Dr. Berry average 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Berry accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, total hip replacement

All Interests: Meniscus Surgery, Knee Arthritis, Elbow Pain, Ankle Sprain, Sports Health, Knee Pain, Elbow ... (Read more)

Dr. Phillip Madsen Graehl, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
4343 N Josey Lane
Carrollton, TX
 

Dr. Phillip Graehl is a medical specialist in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Graehl include knee fracture, knee arthroscopy, and hip pain. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Graehl takes. He studied medicine at the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine. Dr. Graehl is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement, total hip replacement

All Interests: Knee Fracture, Hip Pain, Knee Pain, Knee Ligament Reconstruction, Total Hip Replacement, Revision ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 27
  • Charge (avg.): $3,862
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,377
Michael Muncy, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
6750 N Macarthur Boulevard; Suite 305
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Michael Muncy is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: strains, shoulder injury, and sports health. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and TriWest, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Muncy's education and training includes medical school at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at the University of North Texas Health Science Center. He is affiliated with Medical City Las Colinas and Medical City Lewisville.

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Relevant Interests: , hip replacement

All Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Reconstruction, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Pain, Shoulder Problems, Shoulder ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 11
  • Charge (avg.): $3,628
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,183

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What is Hip Replacement Surgery?

Hip replacement is a surgical procedure to replace parts of the hip joint that are damaged by disease or injury. It is most often done to treat arthritis, a common condition that causes stiffness and pain in the joints. Surgery is used only after other, less invasive treatments have failed to work.

The type of hip replacement you receive is based on your age and the extent of damage to your hip. The hip joint has two parts: the femoral head, or hip ball, and the acetabulum, or hip socket. The hip ball is located on the upper end of the femur (thigh bone), and the hip socket is part of the pelvis. Depending on whether one or both parts require replacement, you may need one of the following procedures:

  • Partial hip replacement, which is generally recommended in the case of hip fractures or other hip injuries. If you are having a partial hip replacement, only the hip ball will be replaced.
  • Total hip replacement, which is often used to treat the hip joint when it has become damaged due to arthritis. Both the hip socket and hip ball are replaced.
  • Hip resurfacing, which is usually performed for younger patients. A hip resurfacing procedure reshapes the hip ball and only replaces its surface. This preserves more bone and makes future surgeries easier. If you are having a partial hip resurfacing, only the hip ball is resurfaced and replaced. If you are having a total hip resurfacing, the hip socket will be replaced as well.

During hip replacement surgery, an incision is made along the side of the hip. The surgeon may access the joint directly through this incision, or by using small tools and a lighted tube called an arthroscope to see and treat the joint. The diseased tissue is removed, and the bones are smoothed out and fitted with metal ends. The metal pieces may be cemented in place, or they may have a porous structure that encourages bone to grow into them and hold them securely. A smooth plastic cushion is placed between the two bones to replace the cartilage and allow the joint to move freely.

Hip replacement surgery takes one to two hours, and afterwards you may stay in the hospital for several days. When you go home, you will have to use a cane, walker, or crutches at first. You will likely have physical therapy to improve your ability to move with your new hip. After the first few weeks, light exercise such as bike riding or swimming will help you heal, but certain actions, such as climbing stairs or bending over at the waist, may be difficult at first. It will take several weeks before you can drive or return to work. Full recovery may take six to 12 months.

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