Total Joint Replacement (TJR)

Total joint replacement is a surgical procedure in which certain parts of an arthritic or damaged joint are removed and replaced with an artificial joint, which is designed to move just like a healthy joint.

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Revision Reconstructions

Hip and knee replacement surgery is among the most successful procedures in medicine, but when there is a problem, Dr. Ciminiello has extensive experience in treating all revision reconstruction problems.

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Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS)

Smaller incision surgery and procedures that avoid cutting muscles are available for hip and knee replacement surgery. You may be a candidate for these surgical procedures which may provide you with less postoperative pain and quicker recovery.

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About Your Visit

Insurance Information

We accept most major insurance plans.

Appointments

Please call the office to make an appointment in advance. If you are unable to keep your appointment, please call us as far in advance as possible so we may use that time to see another patient in need of care. We make a sincere effort to adhere to our appointment schedule and appreciate your patience if we are late due to emergencies or hospital surgery. In order to fill out paperwork and be seen in a timely manner, please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your appointment. For revision surgery, please bring your operative report.

Fees & Payments

We make every effort to decrease the cost of your medical care. Therefore, we request payment arrangements for all office services at the time they are rendered unless prior arrangements have been made. We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, cash and checks for your convenience. If we are a participating provider of your insurance company, we will bill them. However, payment is the patient's responsibility. We will help in any way we can to assist you in handling claims.

Prescriptions & Renewals

Please request all prescriptions and authorizations during our regular office hours, when our full records are available. Renewals requested at other times will be filled only for extreme or emergent circumstances.

For Your Appointment

If you are a new patient, please arrive to your appointment early in order to complete the registration process. In addition, please bring the following:

  • Driver's License or State ID
  • Referral (If Required by Insurer)
  • Insurance Information
  • Copies of Operation Records, Medical Records, X-rays, MRIs, and CT Scans from Prior Doctor Visits
  • A List of Current Medications and Any Known Allergies
  • For revision surgery, please bring operative report.