We found 13 providers matching laparoscopic surgery and who accept Aetna Traditional Choice near Orinda, CA.

Dr. Elisabeth M Schleuning, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
12 Camino Encinas
Orinda, CA
 

Dr. Elisabeth Groginsky practices general obstetrics & gynecology. In Dr. Groginsky's practice, she is particularly interested in women's health issues. She has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. She honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal. She studied medicine at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. Her training includes a residency program at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics. In addition to English, Dr. Groginsky speaks French. She is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation (SEBMF). Dr. Groginsky is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , total laparoscopic hysterectomy (TLH), laparoscopic myomectomy

All Interests: Laparoscopic Myomectomy, Hysteroscopy, Cervical Dysplasia, Vaginal Birth after Cesarean, Essure, ... (Read more)

Dr. Vineela Ravva Poddatoori, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
12 Camino Encinas
Orinda, CA
 

Dr. Vineela Poddatoori is a medical specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. She has indicated that her clinical interests include women's health issues. On average, patients gave Dr. Poddatoori a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. She takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of Ohio State University College of Medicine and a graduate of Santa Clara Valley Medical Center's residency program. Dr. Poddatoori (or staff) speaks Telugu, Medical Spanish, and Hindi. She is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation (SEBMF). Dr. Poddatoori welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Incontinence, Sexual Dysfunction, High Risk Pregnancy, Fibroids, Women's Health Issues, Abnormal ... (Read more)

Dr. Marilyn Masten Honegger, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
12 Camino Encinas
Orinda, CA
 

Dr. Marilyn Honegger's area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Honegger is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. Her clinical interests encompass women's health issues. She honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal. Dr. Honegger attended the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver for residency. She has received the distinction of San Francisco Super Doctors. She is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation (SEBMF). Her practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Colposcopy, Adolescent Gynecology, Incontinence, Hysteroscopy, Cervical Dysplasia, Vaginal Birth ... (Read more)

Dr. Jill Diane Foley, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
12 Camino Encinas; Suite 15
Orinda, CA
 

Dr. Jill Foley is a specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. Patients rated her highly, giving her an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. She has indicated that her clinical interests include women's health issues. Dr. Foley is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation (SEBMF). Dr. Foley takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. Her practice is open to new patients. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Dr. Foley attended the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine. She is conversant in Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , total laparoscopic hysterectomy (TLH), laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Colposcopy, Adolescent Gynecology, Hysteroscopy, Cervical Dysplasia, Vaginal Birth after Cesarean, ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard Neil Rudd, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
2999 Regent Street; Suite 301
Berkeley, CA
 

Dr. Richard Rudd is a general OB/GYN in Berkeley, CA and Richmond, CA. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Rudd has indicated that his clinical interests include women's health issues. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation (SEBMF). Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rudd honors. He is open to new patients. Dr. Rudd graduated from the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine. Dr. Rudd trained at Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center for his residency. He speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , total laparoscopic hysterectomy (TLH), laparoscopic myomectomy

All Interests: Colposcopy, Laparoscopic Myomectomy, Incontinence, Hysteroscopy, Vaginal Birth after Cesarean, ... (Read more)

Dr. Arzou Diane Ahsan, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
12 Camino Encinas
Orinda, CA
 

Dr. Arzou Ahsan is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Berkeley, CA and Orinda, CA. Her clinical interests include women's health issues. On average, patients gave her a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Ahsan takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. She graduated from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She has received professional recognition including the following: San Francisco Super Doctors. Dr. Ahsan (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and French. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation (SEBMF). She welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , total laparoscopic hysterectomy (TLH), laparoscopic myomectomy

All Interests: Colposcopy, Depression, Adolescent Gynecology, Laparoscopic Myomectomy, Hysteroscopy, Cervical ... (Read more)

Dr. Megan Frances Jewell, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
12 Camino Encinas
Orinda, CA
 

Dr. Megan Jewell is a physician who specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. She is especially interested in women's health issues. Dr. Jewell's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation (SEBMF). After completing medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School, Dr. Jewell performed her residency at Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center. She has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. She is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. Dr. Jewell is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , total laparoscopic hysterectomy (TLH), laparoscopic myomectomy

All Interests: Colposcopy, Adolescent Gynecology, Laparoscopic Myomectomy, Hysteroscopy, Cervical Dysplasia, ... (Read more)

Dr. Pavithra Venkat, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
2999 Regent Street; Suite 301
Berkeley, CA
 

Dr. Pavithra Venkat is a general OB/GYN. In her practice, she is particularly interested in women's health issues. She honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Venkat attended medical school at Yale School of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Venkat completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). In addition to English, Dr. Venkat speaks Spanish. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation (SEBMF). Dr. Venkat is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , total laparoscopic hysterectomy (TLH), laparoscopic myomectomy

All Interests: Colposcopy, Adolescent Gynecology, Laparoscopic Myomectomy, Hysteroscopy, Cervical Dysplasia, ... (Read more)

Dr. Eileen Theresa Consorti, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology
2850 Telegraph Avenue; Suite 120
Berkeley, CA
 

Dr. Eileen Consorti's area of specialization is surgical oncology (cancer surgery). On average, patients gave her a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Consorti's clinical interests include surgical procedures. She is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation (SEBMF), and Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus. Dr. Consorti accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal. Her practice is open to new patients. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota, Dr. Consorti attended Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Consorti has received the following distinction: San Francisco Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic gallbladder removal, laparoscopic adrenalectomy, laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Lymphadenectomy, Surgical Procedures, Pancreas Problems, Gallbladder ... (Read more)

Dr. Phillip Leon Ross, MD
Specializes in Urologic Oncology, Surgical Oncology
12 Camino Encinas
Orinda, CA
 

Dr. Phillip Ross, who practices in Oakland, CA and Orinda, CA, is a medical specialist in urologic oncology and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). He has a special interest in urologic (genitourinary) disorders. Dr. Ross is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. For his residency, Dr. Ross trained at a hospital affiliated with McGill University. In addition to English, Dr. Ross (or staff) speaks Hebrew, Spanish, and French. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and Sutter Delta Medical Center. Dr. Ross welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic prostatectomy, robotic pyeloplasty, laparoscopic nephrectomy

All Interests: Cryosurgery, Urologic Cancer, Female Urologic Disorders, Urologic Disorders, Benign Prostatic ... (Read more)

Dr. Terrence Hung-En Liu, MPH, MD
Specializes in Surgery
2850 Telegraph Avenue; Suite 120
Berkeley, CA
 

Dr. Terrence Liu is a specialist in surgery. Dr. Liu has indicated that his clinical interests include surgical procedures. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal. He graduated from Baylor College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. Dr. Liu's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation (SEBMF), and Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Surgical Procedures, Endocrine Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery

Dr. Refugio Gonzalez, MD
Specializes in Surgery
2850 Telegraph Avenue; Suite 120
Berkeley, CA
 

Dr. Refugio Gonzalez is a specialist in surgery. He works in Modesto, CA and Berkeley, CA. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Clinical interests for Dr. Gonzalez include surgical procedures. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation (SEBMF), and Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus. He attended the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gonzalez takes. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic gallbladder removal, laparoscopic adrenalectomy

All Interests: Achalasia, Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Lymphadenectomy, Incisional Hernia, Surgical Procedures, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,333
  • Medicare Cost: $657
Dr. Rodney Edmin Grolman, MD
Specializes in Surgery
2850 Telegraph Avenue; Suite 120
Berkeley, CA
 

Dr. Rodney Grolman practices surgery in Napa, CA and Berkeley, CA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Grolman include surgical procedures. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation (SEBMF), and Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients. He attended medical school at Ross University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Grolman trained at Saint Agnes Hospital, Baltimore.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic gallbladder removal, laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Lymphadenectomy, Surgical Procedures, Hemorrhoids, Lipoma, Melanoma, ... (Read more)

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What is Laparoscopic Surgery?

Laparoscopic surgery is a kind of minimally invasive surgery using a thin, narrow tube called a laparoscope. Usually performed on the abdomen or the pelvic region, the surgeon makes a few very small incisions instead of one large one.

During the procedure, the surgeon inserts the laparoscope, which contains a light and camera that allows the surgeon to see what is happening inside the body. Then tiny tools are placed through the small openings and used to perform the surgery.

The most common laparoscopic surgery is gallbladder removal, but laparoscopic surgery may also be used for the removal of a kidney or appendix, to treat certain cysts and tumors, for bariatric surgery, for some GERD treatments, or for hernia repairs, among others.

Because laparoscopic surgery only uses a few tiny incisions, the scars are minimal and recovery is easier than with open surgery.