We found 7 providers matching minimally invasive surgery and who accept Anthem Blue Cross of California near Jackson, CA.

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Dr. Robert Ellsworth Young II, Jr., MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
100 Mission Boulevard; Suite 2800
Jackson, CA
 

Dr. Robert Young is a specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. He works in Jackson, CA. Dr. Young is rated highly by his patients. He is especially interested in women's health issues. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine. Dr. Young's medical residency was performed at Naval Medical Center San Diego. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Amador Hospital, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). Dr. Young is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Colposcopy, Adolescent Gynecology, Hysteroscopy, Cervical Dysplasia, Contraception, HPV, ... (Read more)

Dr. Gholamreza Firouz Pourzia, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
100 Mission Boulevard; #2200
Jackson, CA
 

Dr. Gholamreza Pourzia is a cardiologist. His areas of expertise include heart problems. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Pourzia is a graduate of the University of Montpellier Faculty of Medicine and a graduate of Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital's residency program. Dr. Pourzia (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, French, and Persian. Dr. Pourzia is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Cardiomyopathy, Hypertension, Non-Invasive Cardiology, Heart Problems, Angiogram, Cardiac ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 14
  • Charge (avg.): $2,068
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $518
Dr. Mark E Endicott, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
100 Mission Boulevard; Suite B116
Jackson, CA
 

Dr. Mark Endicott is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Sacramento, CA and Jackson, CA. He graduated from George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Dr. Endicott's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis. In his practice, Dr. Endicott focuses on orthopedic surgery. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Endicott takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Roseville Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy, elbow arthroscopy

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Knee Arthritis, Hand Fracture, Elbow Arthroscopy, Foot Surgery, Wrist Surgery, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 28
  • Charge (avg.): $1,450 - $1,771
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $559 - $580
Dr. Gregory M Graves, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology
100 Mission Boulevard; #b116
Jackson, CA
 

Dr. Gregory Graves is a surgical oncology (cancer surgery) specialist in Sacramento, CA and Jackson, CA. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. In his practice, Dr. Graves focuses on surgical procedures. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and more. He is a graduate of Rush Medical College. For his professional training, Dr. Graves completed a residency program at Rush University Medical Center. Dr. Graves has received the following distinction: Sacramento Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Graves speaks French. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Amador Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic gallbladder removal

All Interests: Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Lymphadenectomy, Heller Myotomy, Surgical Procedures, Thoracic Surgery ... (Read more)

Dr. Stephen James Hopkins, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Medicine
200 Mission Boulevard
Jackson, CA
 

Dr. Stephen Hopkins' medical specialty is general surgery and vascular medicine (blood vessel disease). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Health System and Sutter Amador Hospital. He attended Tulane University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Ochsner Medical Center and San Joaquin General Hospital for residency. Dr. Hopkins accepts Blue Shield, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 113
  • Charge (avg.): $872 - $1,074
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $419 - $557
Dr. Elisabeth A Siegler, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
100 Mission Boulevard; Suite B 116
Jackson, CA
 

Dr. Elisabeth Siegler specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in Santa Cruz, CA, Angels Camp, CA, and Jackson, CA. She attended the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. These areas are among her clinical interests: arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. Dr. Siegler has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. She accepts Blue Shield, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. She is professionally affiliated with Sutter Amador Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Arthroscopic Surgery, Sports Health, Arthritis, Replacement Arthroplasty, Fractures, Trauma

Specializes in Adult Cardiology
201 Clinton Road; Suite 105
Jackson, CA
 

Dr. Kenny Charn works as a cardiologist in Jackson, CA. Dr. Charn has indicated that his clinical interests include heart problems. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento and Sutter Amador Hospital. He is a graduate of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis. Dr. Charn honors Health Net, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)

All Interests: Holter Monitoring, Invasive Cardiology, Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy, Hypertension, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 14
  • Charge (avg.): $775
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $279

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What is Minimally Invasive Surgery?

Minimally invasive surgery is surgery performed using tiny tools and several small incisions instead of one large one. First performed in the 1980s, minimally invasive surgery has now become commonly used for all kinds of procedures because it offers so many benefits over traditional surgery.

Since minimally invasive surgery minimizes the amount of injury that a patient experiences by avoiding a large incision, it typically results in fewer issues after surgery. There tend to be fewer stitches needed, less scarring, less pain, a faster recovery time, and a lower risk of infection. Some minimally invasive procedures even require less anesthesia than usual.

There are three main types of minimally invasive surgery:
  • Laparoscopic surgery, where several small incisions are made. A tiny camera is inserted into one, and the surgeon looks at the procedure on a video screen while moving tools through the other openings.
  • Endoscopic surgery, which is performed using an endoscope. An endoscope is a thin, hollow tube that contains a camera. It can be inserted either through a small incision or an existing opening such as the nose. Tiny tools can be passed through the tube to the area that needs to be worked on.
  • Robotic surgery, which uses tools that are even smaller and more precise than laparoscopic tools. The tools and camera are inserted through a small opening, and then the surgeon controls the robot from a computer in another room.

Minimally invasive surgery is not the right choice in every situation. However in many cases, it makes surgery less difficult to handle.
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