A: Dr. Doan Nguyen participates with most insurance carriers: BCBS, Cigna, Aetna, United Healthcare, Medicare, Community Health Choice, Worker Comp, and more. Patients will be responsible for paying their co-payments and deductibles.
A: This depends on your insurance plan. PPO plans do not need a referral. HMO plans require referrals from your primary care physicians before Dr. Doan Nguyen can see you.
A: If joint pain is severe enough, use becomes difficult, and all conservative treatments have been exhausted, a joint replacement will be necessary. Other factors include whether the patients' health enables them to undergo the procedure and whether there are sufficient bone and tendon to permit the surgery.
A: This depends on how the implant used for the procedure ages and on how active the patient's lifestyle will be after the surgery. Dr. Nguyen is committed to offering the best treatment option for you.
A: Yes, Arthroscopic surgery for mild to moderate cases. It removes and cleans out the bad part. However, the benefit is temporary for a few years.