Tendon Repair CPT Code

Tendons are the soft tissues which connect muscles to the bones. Whenever a tendon is torn or damaged due to injury, tendon repair surgery is performed to treat damaged tendon. In tendon repair surgery, a small incision is made near the site of damaged tendon and the broken tendon is stitched.

Posterior Tibial Tendon Repair CPT Code


Posterior tibial tendon connects the posterior tibialis muscle to the calf bone on the back side. Surgery is performed to repair the tendon by stitching and joining the associated muscle with bone. The CPT code used for this procedure is 28200.

Tendon Repair CPT Code


Patellar Tendon Repair CPT Code

The top of tibia is connected to the bottom of patella via patellar tendon. The repair surgery is performed to stitch back the ends. An incision is made near the site of tendon, and repairs the damage. The CPT code used for this process is 27599.

Gluteus Medius Tendon Repair CPT Code

Gluteus medius is one of the gluteal muscles which are located on the outer surface of pelvis. Gluteus medius tendon attaches these muscles with hip bone. Arthroscopy is performed to stitch the damaged ends of gluteus medius tendon. The CPT code used for this procedure is 27006, 27025, 27027 and 27057.

Hip Abductor Tendon Repair CPT Code

Hip abductor muscles are located near hip bone. Gluteus medius, tensor fasciae latae and gluteus minimus are included in hip abductors. It connects hip with the leg muscles to stable the movement of legs. Repair surgery is performed to stitch the broken tendon. CPT code for this procedure is 27299.

Peroneal Tendon Repair CPT Code

Peroneal tendon is most commonly affected. The torn or defected ends of peroneal brevis tendon are
stitched with the perfectly intact peroneus longus. Arthroscopy can be performed to stitch the tendon with the help of arthroscope. The CPT code for this procedure is 27658.

Extensor Pollicis Longus Tendon Repair CPT Code

Extensor pollicis longus tendon is located on the dorsal side of forearm attached with the thumb. The repair surgery is performed to stitch the broken ends of tendon. The technique of open or arthroscopy can be used in this surgery. CPT code for this procedure is 26410.

Peroneus Brevis Tendon Repair CPT Code

Peroneus brevis tendon repair is the surgical process of attaching the broken ends of tendon with muscle or bone. It is located on the lateral side of lower leg. The surgical repair is necessary to enable normal movement of leg. The CPT code for this procedure is 27658.

Distal Biceps Tendon Repair CPT Code

Distal biceps tendons are present in the arm near elbows. The tendon may get rupture as a result of an injury and repair is required. The process of arthroscopy is performed to stitch broken tendon. An arthroscope is inserted inside arm to stitch. The CPT code for this process is 24342.

Open Patellar Tendon Repair CPT Code

Patellar tendon repair surgery can be performed by making an incision near the site of damaged tendon and then the incision is closed with sterile dressing. The ends of broken tendon are stitched to top of tibia and bottom of patella. The CPT code used for this procedure is 27599.

Extensor Tendon Repair CPT Code

Extensor tendons are located in fingers and are attached to the muscles of forearm. The tendons become flat in the tips of fingers. Surgery is performed to treat the broken extensor tendons. The CPT code for extensor tendon repair procedure is 26418.

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