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

Dr. Rona Zel Silkiss, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Pediatric Ophthalmology
1820 San Miguel Drive
Walnut Creek, CA
 

Dr. Rona Silkiss is an ophthalmic plastic surgery and pediatric ophthalmology specialist in Oakland, CA, Walnut Creek, CA, and San Francisco, CA. She obtained her medical school training at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and performed her residency at Children's Hospital Los Angeles and Jules Stein Eye Institute. In her practice, she is particularly interested in eyelid surgery, plastic surgery procedures, and eye problems. Patient reviews placed Dr. Silkiss at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Silkiss honors. She has received professional recognition including the following: San Francisco Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Silkiss (or staff) speaks Spanish, French, and Cantonese. Dr. Silkiss's professional affiliations include Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Washington Hospital Healthcare System. She is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy

All Interests: Graves Disease, Eye Muscle Surgery, Retinoblastoma, Retinopathy of Prematurity, Eyelid Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Nourollah Bidhandi Ghorbani, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Other
130 La Casa Viaduct; Suite 102
Walnut Creek, CA
 

Dr. Nourollah Ghorbani's specialty is plastic surgery. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Ghorbani's areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He takes Blue Shield, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare insurance. He graduated from Tehran University of Medical Sciences and then he performed his residency at Beaumont Hospitals. Dr. Ghorbani (or staff) speaks the following languages: French and Persian. Dr. Ghorbani is professionally affiliated with John Muir Medical Center, Concord, John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek, and John Muir Physician Network.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

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

Dr. K. Cary Cary Christopher Canoun, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1501 Mt. Diablo Boulevard; Suite 200
Walnut Creek, CA
 

Dr. Karim Canoun is a plastic surgeon in Brentwood, CA, Walnut Creek, CA, and San Francisco, CA. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Washington School of Medicine and Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and residency at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis, a hospital affiliated with the University of Washington, and a hospital affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University. Dr. Canoun's clinical interests include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He honors Blue Shield and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance. Dr. Canoun speaks French. He is affiliated with SEBMF - Diablo Division Community Provider Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

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

Dr. Barbara Lynn Persons, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
911 Moraga Road; #205
Lafayette, CA
 

Dr. Barbara Persons is a specialist in plastic surgery. Her patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Her clinical interests include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Persons takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. She obtained her medical school training at the University of Vermont College of Medicine and performed her residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Nevada. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Dr. Persons's professional affiliations include John Muir Medical Center, Concord and John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

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

Dr. Santi D Rao, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2291 Pacheco Street
Concord, CA
 

Dr. Santi Rao is a specialist in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Concord, CA. Clinical interests for Dr. Rao include musculoskeletal surgery. He is professionally affiliated with SEBMF - Diablo Division Community Provider Network, Sutter Solano Medical Center, and John Muir Medical Center, Concord. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rao takes. He welcomes new patients. Dr. Rao attended B.J. Medical College, Pune and Armed Forces Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at New Britain General Hospital, a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center, and a hospital affiliated with SUNY Upstate Medical University for residency. Dr. Rao (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, French, and Hindi.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Disc Replacement, Stenosis, Neck Pain, Endoscopic Surgery, Lower Back Pain, Lumbar Spine Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Bryant Alexander Toth, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
2401 Shadelands Drive
Walnut Creek, CA
 

Dr. Bryant Toth's medical specialty is plastic surgery. Dr. Toth (or staff) speaks the following languages: French and Italian. These areas are among Dr. Toth's clinical interests: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is professionally affiliated with California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC) and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland. Before completing his residency at Massachusetts General Hospital, Dr. Toth attended medical school at Brown University, Alpert Medical School. Patient ratings for Dr. Toth average 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Toth accepts Blue Shield, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare insurance. Dr. Toth has received the following distinction: San Francisco Super Doctors. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Body Contouring, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Rhinoplasty, Breast ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael G Cedars, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
2401 Shadelands Drive
Walnut Creek, CA
 

Dr. Michael Cedars' specialty is plastic surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Cedars is 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Cedars include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans. He attended the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for residency. Dr. Cedars has received the following distinction: San Francisco Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Brown & Toland Physicians, and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

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

Dr. Donald McCall Lewis, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2405 Shadelands Drive
Walnut Creek, CA
 

Dr. Donald Lewis is a hand surgeon, orthopedic surgeon, and sports medicine specialist in Walnut Creek, CA, San Ramon, CA, and Brentwood, CA. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Lewis is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Weill Cornell Medical College and Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons for medical school and subsequently trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and New York Orthopaedic Hospital for residency. His professional affiliations include John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek and John Muir Physician Network.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 12
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,060
  • Medicare Cost: $577
Dr. Fred Suess, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
108 La Casa Viaduct; Suite 104
Walnut Creek, CA
 

Dr. Fred Suess practices plastic surgery in San Francisco, CA and Walnut Creek, CA. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Suess's areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Brown & Toland Physicians. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Suess has an open panel. He is a graduate of SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. He completed his residency training at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, Alameda County Medical Center, Highland Hospital, and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). In addition to English, Dr. Suess (or staff) speaks German. He also offers language support for patients who speak Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

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

Dr. Sassan Falsafi, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
911 Moraga Road; Suite 102
Lafayette, CA
 

Dr. Sassan Falsafi practices otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). His education and training includes medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine and residency at Boston Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. In his practice, Dr. Falsafi focuses on sinuplasty. On average, patients gave him a rating of 2.0 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans. Dr. Falsafi (or staff) is conversant in Filipino and Persian. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic sinus surgery, sinuplasty

All Interests: Turbinate Reduction Surgery, Sinuplasty, Nose Surgery, Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Neck Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Dylan Kar-Shuen Chan, MD, PhD
Specializes in Pediatric Otolaryngology
2401 Shadelands Drive
Walnut Creek, CA
 

Dr. Dylan Chan is a medical specialist in pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat). He takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. Dr. Chan attended Weill Cornell Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at Stanford Hospital & Clinics. He speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland and San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC).

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Sleep Apnea, Endoscopic Surgery, Vascular Malformations, Ear Problems

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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.