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We found 11 providers matching endoscopic surgery and who accept Blue Shield of California PPO near Stockton, CA.

Dr. Moneer M Jaibaji, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery
1001 B Avenue; Suite 108
Coronado, CA
 

Dr. Moneer Jaibaji's specialty is facial plastic surgery. Dr. Jaibaji obtained his medical school training at Al-Mustansiriya College of Medicine and The University of Mustansiriyah College of Medicine and performed his residency at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland. His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, cancer surgery, and dermabrasion. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Jaibaji is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is conversant in Arabic. He is affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Labiaplasty, Down Syndrome, Endoscopic Surgery, Pec Implants, ... (Read more)

Dr. James Jee-Ling Chao, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
200 West Arbor Drive
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. James Chao practices plastic surgery and hand surgery. Dr. Chao's clinical interests include dermabrasion, botulinum toxin injection, and breast augmentation. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Chao completed his residency training at Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Institute and NYU Langone Medical Center. Dr. Chao (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin, Sign Language, and Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, Scripps Mercy Hospital, and Sharp HealthCare. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Labiaplasty, Endoscopic Surgery, Pec Implants, Injectable ... (Read more)

Dr. Albert Austin McClain Jr., MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
655 Euclid Avenue; Suite 401
National City, CA
 

Dr. Albert McClain is a specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He is conversant in Spanish. His clinical interests include sleep disorders, endoscopic sinus surgery, and sinus problems. Dr. McClain's professional affiliations include Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. He attended the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center and Martin Luther King, Jr.-Harbor Hospital. Patient ratings for Dr. McClain average 1.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Sharp Health Plan, as well as other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic sinus surgery

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Sinus Problems, Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Snoring, Laser Surgery, Swallowing ... (Read more)

Dr. David Michael Kupfer, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
3434 Midway Drive; Suite 2004
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. David Kupfer's areas of specialization are facial plastic surgery and hand surgery. These areas are among Dr. Kupfer's clinical interests: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). He is in-network for Blue Shield, Blue Cross, PacifiCare, and more. He attended the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Utah and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Dr. Kupfer is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, Microsurgery, Nose ... (Read more)

Dr. Barry Stuart Handler, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
6699 Alvarado Road; Suite 2305
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Barry Handler works as a plastic surgeon. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Handler's clinical interests include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, Scripps Mercy Hospital, and Sharp HealthCare. He attended medical school at St. Louis University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Handler completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU). He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. Dr. Handler is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Injectable Fillers, Cosmetic Surgery, Breast ... (Read more)

Dr. Kian J Samimi, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
711 Fourth Avenue; #200
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Kian Samimi is a plastic surgery specialist in San Diego, CA and La Jolla, CA. Patient ratings for Dr. Samimi average 4.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Samimi's professional affiliations include Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas. Dr. Samimi takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. He attended the University of Düsseldorf Faculty of Medicine and the University of Utah School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Samimi (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, German, and French.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Injectable Fillers, Cosmetic Surgery, Breast ... (Read more)

Dr. Perry T Mansfield, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
3590 Camino Del Rio N 100
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Perry Mansfield specializes in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) and practices in San Diego, CA. Dr. Mansfield has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. His areas of expertise include the following: skull base surgery, bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and sleep apnea. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and Sharp HealthCare. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and more. He is open to new patients. Dr. Mansfield attended the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic sinus surgery, sinuplasty

All Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Thyroid Cancer, Thyroid Surgery, Sleep Disorders, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 87
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,027 - $2,660
  • Medicare Cost: $197 - $478
Dr. Theodore M Mazer, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
6699 Alvarado Road; Suite 2209
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Theodore Mazer's specialty is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). His clinical interests include sleep disorders, endoscopic sinus surgery, and salivary gland surgery. He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mazer accepts. Dr. Mazer is a graduate of SUNY Upstate Medical University. For his residency, Dr. Mazer trained at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Sharp HealthCare. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic sinus surgery

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Sinus Problems, Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Snoring, Laser Surgery, Salivary Gland ... (Read more)

Dr. Marek K Dobke, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
200 W Arbor Drive
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Marek Dobke, who practices in San Diego, CA, is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Dobke is 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Dobke include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. Before performing his residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), Dr. Dobke attended Medical University of Gdansk for medical school. In addition to English, Dr. Dobke (or staff) speaks Polish and Russian.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, Microsurgery, Down ... (Read more)

Dr. Cyrus Torchinsky, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
4060 Fourth Avenue; Suite 410
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Cyrus Torchinsky is a specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He works in San Diego, CA. He is especially interested in mohs surgery. Dr. Torchinsky accepts Blue Shield, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of Boston University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Torchinsky trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Dr. Torchinsky (or staff) speaks Spanish and French. Dr. Torchinsky is professionally affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital. Dr. Torchinsky welcomes new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Mohs Surgery

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $674
  • Medicare Cost: $352
Dr. Diana M Breister Ghosh, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
2275 Rio Bonito Way; Suite 220
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Diana Breister-Ghosh specializes in plastic surgery and practices in San Diego, CA. Patient reviews placed Dr. Breister-Ghosh at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among her clinical interests: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. She is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at New York Medical College.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, Laser Resurfacing, Endoscopic ... (Read more)

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What is Endoscopic Surgery?

Endoscopic surgery is a type of minimally invasive surgery using a tool called an endoscope, a kind of thin, hollow tube. The endoscope contains optical fibers that transmit light and images, so a doctor can see through it. It can be inserted through a small incision or into an opening in the body (such as the mouth, nose, or anus). The endoscope allows a physician access to see and perform procedures on the inside of the body without needing to make a large incision.

Once the endoscope is moved inside the body, the physician can use it to examine the area. Then very small tools can be moved through the tube of the endoscope and used to perform the surgery. Miniature forceps can take a biopsy or remove a growth, place and take out stitches, or collect cell samples. Endoscopic surgery can be used for many different procedures including sinus surgery, kidney stone removal and certain biopsies. It can even be used for brain surgery.

Because endoscopic surgery requires either a very tiny incision or none at all, there is very little scarring and a much easier recovery than with full open surgery.