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We found 4 providers matching minimally invasive surgery and who accept Health Net HMO - Flex Funded near Jackson, CA.

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. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Clinical interests for Dr. Young include women's health issues. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Amador Hospital, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). Dr. Young is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients. He attended Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Naval Medical Center San Diego.

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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 practices adult cardiology in Jackson, CA. Dr. Pourzia is especially interested in heart problems. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Pourzia accepts. He attended the University of Montpellier Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital for residency. Dr. Pourzia (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, French, and Persian. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). Dr. Pourzia welcomes new patients.

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 14
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,068
  • Medicare Cost: $518
Dr. Mark E Endicott, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
100 Mission Boulevard; Suite B116
Jackson, CA
 

Dr. Mark Endicott is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He has a special interest in musculoskeletal surgery. Patient reviews placed Dr. Endicott at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis. Dr. Endicott is professionally 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

  • Medicare Volume: 28
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,450 - $1,771
  • Medicare Cost: $559 - $580
Dr. Gregory M Graves, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology
100 Mission Boulevard; #b116
Jackson, CA
 

Dr. Gregory Graves is a physician who specializes in surgical oncology (cancer surgery). He obtained his medical school training at Rush Medical College and performed his residency at Rush University Medical Center. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Graves include surgical procedures. Patient reviews placed Dr. Graves at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Graves is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and more. He has received the distinction of Sacramento Super Doctors. He speaks French. Dr. Graves's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Amador Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic gallbladder removal

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

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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.