We found 30 providers matching minimally invasive surgery and who accept Aetna Silver $10 Copay 2750 Savings Plus HMO near Bradenton, FL.

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Dr. Patrick J Grablin, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
530 5th Street E
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. Patrick Grablin specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: knee problems, foot problems, and arthroscopic surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Grablin is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He obtained his medical school training at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and performed his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Grablin's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Wrist Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
6015 Pointe West Boulevard
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. Steven Schafer's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He practices in Bradenton, FL. Dr. Schafer has indicated that his clinical interests include arthroscopic surgery and sports health. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He studied medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School. Dr. Schafer's training includes a residency program at the University of Missouri Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Arthroscopic Surgery

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 34
  • Uninsured Cost: $375 - $2,248
  • Medicare Cost: $186 - $1,130
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
6015 Pointe West Boulevard
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. Avinash Kumar's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Kumar's areas of clinical interest consist of arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and arthritis. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. His education and training includes medical school at Emory University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Tufts University. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Arthritis, Shoulder Replacement, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 126
  • Uninsured Cost: $375 - $2,248
  • Medicare Cost: $186 - $1,121
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Specializes in Surgery
4810 26th Street W
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. Jose Estigarribia is a Bradenton, FL physician who specializes in surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Estigarribia is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Estigarribia honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University for residency.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 46
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,000
  • Medicare Cost: $658
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Specializes in Family Medicine, General Gynecology
315 75th Street W
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. A. Jothivijayarani specializes in family medicine and general gynecology and practices in Bradenton, FL. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. She graduated from Madras Medical College.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 17
  • Uninsured Cost: $683
  • Medicare Cost: $259
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
6015 Pointe West Boulevard
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. John Ayres practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Bradenton, FL. He attended State University of New York (SUNY) and the University of Florida College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Shands HealthCare. The average patient rating for Dr. Ayres is 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 17
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,413
  • Medicare Cost: $585
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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
714 Manatee Avenue E; Suite A
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. Gino Sedillo practices adult cardiology in Bradenton, FL. Dr. Sedillo is a graduate of the University of Monterrey Faculty of Medicine. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 15
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,159
  • Medicare Cost: $1,365
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Specializes in Vascular Surgery, Neurosurgery, Diagnostic Radiology
200 3rd Avenue W; Suite 200
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. James Tiesi is a medical specialist in vascular surgery, neurosurgery, and diagnostic radiology. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school and subsequently trained at Michael Reese Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago for residency. Dr. Tiesi speaks Spanish.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 29
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,024 - $1,077
  • Medicare Cost: $486 - $593
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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
6100 Pointe West Boulevard
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. Eulogio Sanchez is a specialist in adult cardiology. He works in Bradenton, FL. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Sanchez takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Central University of the East School of Medicine. Dr. Sanchez (or staff) speaks the following languages: Arabic, Sign Language, and Spanish.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 12
  • Uninsured Cost: $704
  • Medicare Cost: $399
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Specializes in Surgery
250 2nd Street E; Suite 1a
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. Jose Erbella is a physician who specializes in surgery. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Erbella studied medicine at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 99
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,722 - $2,114
  • Medicare Cost: $474 - $654
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Specializes in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology
5323 4th Avenue Circle E
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. Aaron Sudbury's areas of specialization are female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery and obstetrics & gynecology; he sees patients in Bradenton, FL. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Sudbury is a graduate of the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 18
  • Uninsured Cost: $4,500
  • Medicare Cost: $414
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Specializes in Legal Medicine
701 Manatee Avenue W; Suite 202
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. Thomas Morrish is a specialist in legal medicine. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Morrish graduated from the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 12
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,150
  • Medicare Cost: $260
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
6015 Pointe West Boulevard
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. Daniel Lamar is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Lamar takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He studied medicine at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 39
  • Uninsured Cost: $189 - $1,184
  • Medicare Cost: $92 - $592
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
6015 Pointe West Boulevard
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. Arthur Valadie is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist in Bradenton, FL. Dr. Valadie is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Medicine. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 79
  • Uninsured Cost: $375 - $2,248
  • Medicare Cost: $186 - $1,130
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Specializes in Urology
200 3rd Avenue W; Suite 210
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. Alan Miller is a Bradenton, FL physician who specializes in urology (urinary tract disease). He is rated highly by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Miller studied medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 13
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,756
  • Medicare Cost: $851
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Specializes in Legal Medicine
701 Manatee Avenue W; Suite 202
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. Brian Hoban is a legal medicine specialist. He is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dr. Hoban honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 68
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,261 - $8,800
  • Medicare Cost: $486 - $3,157

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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.