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We found 4 providers with an interest in robotic surgery and who accept Anthem Blue Cross PPO near Sacramento, CA.

Dr. William D Fuller, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
2315 Stockton Boulevard
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. William Fuller's specialties are general surgery and bariatric surgery. After completing medical school at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Georgetown University Medical Center. His areas of expertise include the following: laparoscopic surgery, robotic surgery, and weight loss surgery (bariatric surgery). Dr. Fuller honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. Dr. Fuller speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, Scripps Mercy Hospital, and Scripps Clinic Torrey Pines. He is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Laparoscopic Surgery, Weight Loss Surgery, Robotic Surgery

Dr. Mary M Finegan, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
2277 Fair Oaks Boulevard; Suite 355
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Mary Finegan specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology. Clinical interests for Dr. Finegan include women's health issues. Her average rating from her patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Finegan accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net ELECT POS, and more. Dr. Finegan attended the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and subsequently trained at The Reading Hospital and Medical Center for residency. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Independent Physicians (SIP). Her practice is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Preventive Care, Intrauterine Device, Pregnancy, Fibroids, Women's Health Issues, Endometriosis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Nathan Hale Allen, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
4100 E. Commerce Way; #110
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Nathan Allen's specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. In his practice, Dr. Allen focuses on women's health issues. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Independent Physicians (SIP). After attending the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Allen takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Health Net ELECT POS, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients.

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

Dr. James Michael Conner, MD
Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
1020 29th Street; #350
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. James Conner is a colon and rectal surgeon in Sacramento, CA and Carmichael, CA. His clinical interests encompass colorectal surgery procedures. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Roseville Medical Center. Dr. Conner is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Health Net ELECT POS. Dr. Conner is open to new patients. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Dr. Conner attended medical school at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine.

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All Interests: Botox Injection, Diverticular Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Rectal Prolapse, Pilonidal Cysts, Fecal ... (Read more)

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What is Robotic Surgery?

Robotic surgery is a type of minimally invasive surgery, using a tiny opening to get inside the body instead of making a large cut. It uses small tools attached to a thin robotic arm, which is controlled by the surgeon. You may see it referred to by the specific kind of robot used. The most advanced robot currently in use is called the da Vinci, and surgery using it is sometimes called da Vinci surgery.

There are many benefits to robotic surgery, both for the patient and the surgeon. Robotic surgery allows for more precise movements and increased control during very delicate surgical procedures. This makes performing surgery accurately much easier for surgeons and reduces fatigue. The smaller ‘hand’ of the robot can enter the body via a much smaller opening, which reduces the risk of infection and scarring and leads to a faster recovery. The robotic hands also contain tiny moveable cameras among their tools, giving surgeons a much closer view of the procedure than would be possible with traditional surgery.