Dr. O'Connor explains if medical insurance will pay for a woman's knee replacement surgery.
Yes, most insurance companies cover knee replacement surgery for arthritis of the knee in women. I have actually never experienced an insurance company that did not approve the insurance, the procedure.
About Dr. O'Connor, M.D.:
Dr. Mary O'Connor, M.D., was accepted as a resident in orthopedic surgery at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, New York in 1985. She joined the orthopedic surgery staff at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida in 1991, and since 2005 has served as department chair. Dr. O'Connor cares for people with hip and knee arthritis, failed joint replacements, and pelvic tumors.