We found 99 providers matching minimally invasive surgery and who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Platinum near Coral Gables, FL.

Dr. Ronald Norman Reis, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
2601 Sw 37th Avenue; Suite 702
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Ronald Reis is a medical specialist in cardiac surgery, general surgery, and vascular surgery. Dr. Reis has a special interest in lung cancer and lung surgery. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He graduated from Albany Medical College and then he performed his residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Reis's hospital/clinic affiliations include Doctors Hospital and Mercy Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Lung Cancer, Lung Surgery

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 27
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,000
  • Medicare Cost: $650
Dr. Mark Richard Dylewski, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Thoracic Surgery
6201 Sw 70th Street; Suite 104
South Miami, FL
 

Dr. Mark Dylewski practices general surgery, surgical oncology (cancer surgery), and thoracic surgery in South Miami, FL and Miami, FL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Dylewski include lung cancer and lung surgery. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Dylewski honors. He graduated from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Albany Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis. Dr. Dylewski has received professional recognition including the following: South Florida Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and West Kendall Baptist Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Lung Cancer, Lung Surgery

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 83
  • Uninsured Cost: $753 - $6,295
  • Medicare Cost: $216 - $1,710
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Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
1601 Nw 12th Avenue #803; Box 016960 M851
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Dao Nguyen practices thoracic surgery. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of McGill University Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Nguyen has received the following distinction: South Florida Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Miami VA Healthcare System.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 50
  • Uninsured Cost: $848 - $3,924
  • Medicare Cost: $260 - $1,548
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Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
1295 North West 14th Street; Suite H
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Donald Williams is a Miami, FL physician who specializes in cardiothoracic surgery. Dr. Williams is professionally affiliated with Miami VA Healthcare System. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. He has received the distinction of South Florida Super Doctors.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 13
  • Uninsured Cost: $7,401
  • Medicare Cost: $1,568
Dr. John Derosimo, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
6200 Sw 72 Street; Suite 604
Miami, FL
 

Dr. John Derosimo is a chest surgeon in Miami, FL. These areas are among his clinical interests: emphysema, thyroid problems, and lung cancer. He is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and West Kendall Baptist Hospital. Dr. Derosimo honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Derosimo completed residency programs at UH Case Medical Center and Albany Medical Center.

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Clinical Interests: Thyroid Problems, Tumor, Cystic Fibrosis, Lung Cancer, Cancer, Lung Surgery, Emphysema, Smoking ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 31
  • Uninsured Cost: $981 - $6,299
  • Medicare Cost: $280 - $1,730
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Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
1295 Nw 14th Street; Suite H
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Rogerio Carrillo specializes in cardiothoracic surgery and practices in Miami, FL. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Carrillo studied medicine at the University of Panama School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Miami VA Healthcare System.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 141
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,525 - $3,960
  • Medicare Cost: $395 - $1,114
Dr. Wen-Hsiang P Andrew Lee, PhD, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
900 Nw 17th Avenue
Miami, FL
 

Dr. W. Lee is a medical specialist in ophthalmology (eye disease). In addition to English, Dr. Lee speaks Mandarin. Areas of expertise for Dr. Lee include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Lee's professional affiliations include Miami VA Healthcare System and Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center. After completing medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Dr. Lee performed Dr. Lee's residency at Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, and Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Lee accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Lee has received professional recognition including the following: Kappa Delta Award, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; Sumner Koch Award, American Society for Surgery of the Hand; and Sterling Bunnell Traveling Fellowship, American Society for Surgery of the Hand.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Wrist Fracture, Hand Fracture, Breast Augmentation, Dupuytren's Contracture, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Surgery, Transplant Surgery
1611 Nw 12th Avenue; Box 016960 M851
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Andreas Tzakis' areas of specialization are general surgery and transplant surgery. Dr. Tzakis speaks Greek. Dr. Tzakis's clinical interests include polycystic kidney disease, liver tumor, and acute kidney injury (AKI). Dr. Tzakis is affiliated with Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood, Cleveland Clinic Main Campus, and Broward Health Medical Center. Dr. Tzakis attended the University of Athens Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, the University Hospital of Brooklyn, and a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center for residency. Dr. Tzakis honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Tzakis has received the following distinctions: Cleveland Super Doctors; South Florida Super Doctors; and Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic liver resection, laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Polycystic Kidney Disease, Angiosarcoma, Liver Tumor, Fibroma, Acute Kidney Injury, Cirrhosis, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Surgery
1611 Nw 12th Avenue; Box 016960 M851
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Emanuele Menzo's area of specialization is surgery. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Menzo's areas of expertise include the following: ventral hernia, achalasia, and gallbladder problems. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. After completing medical school at the University of Catania Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, Dr. Menzo performed his residency at Lankenau Medical Center. Dr. Menzo (or staff) speaks Spanish and Italian. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Cleveland Clinic and Maryland General Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive surgery, laparoscopic hernia repair, laparoscopic incisional hernia repair, laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair, laparoscopic gallbladder removal, laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Achalasia, Esophageal Motility Disorders, Inguinal Hernia, Revision Surgery, Bile Duct Stones, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,388
  • Medicare Cost: $777
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1150 Campo Sano Avenue; Suite 200
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Brian Leo is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He works in Coral Gables, FL, Weston, FL, and West Palm Beach, FL. These areas are among Dr. Leo's clinical interests: steroid injections, knee arthroscopy, and hip pain. He is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic. He attended medical school at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Leo trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Leo is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include The Leonard Marmor Surgical Arthritis Foundation Outstanding Orthopaedic Resident Award and Golden Key National Honor Society Blue Key Leadership Honorary National Dean's List.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, minimally invasive surgery, hip arthroscopy, knee arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy, ankle arthroscopy

All Interests: Sports Health, Hip Pain, Knee Pain, Shoulder Dislocation, Musculoskeletal Pain, Bursitis, Shoulder ... (Read more)

Dr. William Scott McDonald, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
3661 S Miami Avenue; Suite 509
Miami, FL
 

Dr. William McDonald is a specialist in plastic surgery. His areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. McDonald is affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Kendall Regional Medical Center. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. McDonald's education and training includes medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport and residency at NYU Langone Medical Center and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

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

Dr. Roger Khalil Khouri, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery, Other
2750 Douglas Road
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Roger Khouri is a plastic surgeon and hand surgeon. His clinical interests include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Patient ratings for Dr. Khouri average 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Khouri 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 attended American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine and New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Rhode Island Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of North Carolina (UNC) for residency. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Khouri include: South Florida Super Doctors and Florida Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Khouri (or staff) speaks Arabic, Spanish, and French. His professional affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Kendall Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 21
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,750
  • Medicare Cost: $548
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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
6705 Sw 57th Ave (same As Red Road); Suite 500
South Miami, FL
 

Dr. John Dylewski is a specialist in adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). He works in Coral Gables, FL and South Miami, FL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Dylewski include postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS), sick sinus syndrome, and syncope (fainting). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Dylewski honors. After attending the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Dr. Dylewski completed his residency training at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. He has received the distinction of South Florida Super Doctors. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Dylewski is professionally affiliated with Arrhythmia Management Institute of South Florida and Mercy Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiomyopathy, Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia, Tachycardia, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 32
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,500
  • Medicare Cost: $559
Dr. Silvia Cristina Cristina Rotemberg, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
7300 Sw 62nd Place; Suite
South Miami, FL
 

Dr. Silvia Rotemberg is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Rotemberg include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Rotemberg studied medicine at Faculty of Medical Sciences of Santa Casa de Sao Paulo. She completed her residency training at UH Case Medical Center. Dr. Rotemberg (or staff) speaks Spanish and Portuguese. Her professional affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Mercy Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

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

Dr. Seth Detchon Dodds, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
900 Nw 17th Street; Bascom, Suite 10a
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Seth Dodds' areas of specialization are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Dodds is professionally affiliated with VA Connecticut Healthcare System. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Dodds is a graduate of MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. He trained at Yale-New Haven Hospital for residency. He offers interpreting services for his patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Dr. Deirdre Margaret Marshall, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
6360 Sunset Drive
South Miami, FL
 

Dr. Deirdre Marshall specializes in plastic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Marshall include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. On average, patients gave Dr. Marshall a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Marshall attended medical school at Stanford University School of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Marshall trained at Stanford Hospital & Clinics. She has received the following distinction: Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition. Dr. Marshall (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and French. Dr. Marshall's professional affiliations include Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and Kendall Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

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

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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.