We found 77 providers matching minimally invasive surgery and who accept United Healthcare Navigate HMO near Coral Gables, FL.

Dr. Saqib Masroor, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
3661 South Miami Avenue; Suite 301
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Saqib Masroor specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Masroor include robotic surgery. Dr. Masroor takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. His education and training includes medical school at King Edward Medical University and residency at Henry Ford Hospital. He is professionally affiliated with Aventura Hospital and Medical Center, Mercy Hospital, and Kendall Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic surgery

All Interests: Robotic Surgery

Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
1295 North West 14th Street; Suite H
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Donald Williams' specialty is cardiothoracic surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Miami VA Healthcare System. Dr. Williams accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. He has received the distinction of South Florida Super Doctors.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 13
  • Charge (avg.): $7,401
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,568
Dr. John Derosimo, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
6200 Sw 72 Street; Suite 604
Miami, FL
 

Dr. John Derosimo is a specialist in thoracic surgery. He works in Miami, FL. Dr. Derosimo's areas of expertise include emphysema, thyroid problems, and lung cancer. His professional affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and West Kendall Baptist Hospital. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and residency at UH Case Medical Center and Albany Medical Center.

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

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 31
  • Charge (avg.): $981 - $6,299
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $280 - $1,730

Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
1295 Nw 14th Street; Suite H
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Rogerio Carrillo is a Miami, FL physician who specializes in cardiothoracic surgery. Dr. Carrillo is professionally affiliated with Miami VA Healthcare System. He graduated from the University of Panama School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for 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

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 141
  • Charge (avg.): $1,525 - $3,960
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $395 - $1,114
Dr. Wen-Hsiang P Andrew Lee, PhD, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
900 Nw 17th Avenue
Miami, FL
 

Dr. W. Lee specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Lee's areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Lee honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Lee attended medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Lee's residency was performed at Wilmer Eye Institute and Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Lee's distinctions include: 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. Dr. Lee is conversant in Mandarin. Dr. Lee's hospital/clinic affiliations include Miami VA Healthcare System and Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

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

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

Dr. Andreas Tzakis works as a general surgeon and transplant surgeon. 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. Areas of expertise for Dr. Tzakis include polycystic kidney disease, liver tumor, and acute kidney injury (AKI). Dr. Tzakis 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. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Tzakis has received include Cleveland Super Doctors; South Florida Super Doctors; and Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition. Dr. Tzakis (or staff) speaks the following languages: Greek and French. Dr. Tzakis's professional affiliations include Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood, Cleveland Clinic Main Campus, and Broward Health Medical Center.

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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)

Dr. Roger Khalil Khouri, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery, Other
2750 Sw 37th Avenue
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Roger Khouri works as a plastic surgeon and hand surgeon. In addition to English, Dr. Khouri (or staff) speaks Arabic, Spanish, and French. Areas of expertise for Dr. Khouri include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and tumor. He is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Mercy Hospital. He is a graduate of American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Rhode Island Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of North Carolina (UNC). On average, patients gave Dr. Khouri a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Khouri takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Khouri include: South Florida Super Doctors; Florida Super Doctors; and ESPRAS Great Debate winner, Breast Augmentation: Implants vs Fat Grafts.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

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

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

Dr. William McDonald's specialty is plastic surgery. His clinical interests include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. McDonald 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 attended Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport and then went on to complete his residency at NYU Langone Medical Center and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport. He is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Mercy Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

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

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

Dr. Emanuele Menzo practices surgery in Miami, FL and Weston, FL. Dr. Menzo (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Italian. These areas are among Dr. Menzo's clinical interests: ventral hernia, achalasia, and gallbladder problems. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Cleveland Clinic and Maryland General Hospital. He studied medicine at the University of Catania Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Menzo trained at Lankenau Medical Center for residency. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Menzo 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.

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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)

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1150 Campo Sano Avenue; Suite 200
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Brian Leo works as an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist. Dr. Leo is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia. His clinical interests include steroid injections, knee arthroscopy, and hip pain. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Leo's distinctions 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. He is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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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, PCL ... (Read more)

Dr. Silvia Cristina Cristina Rotemberg, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
7300 Sw 62nd Place; Suite 200
South Miami, FL
 

Dr. Silvia Rotemberg is a physician who specializes in plastic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Rotemberg include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rotemberg takes. She completed her residency training at UH Case Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Rotemberg (or staff) speaks Spanish and Portuguese. She is affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Mercy Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Labiaplasty, Endoscopic Surgery, Butt Augmentation, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Deirdre Marshall's specialty is plastic surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Marshall is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Marshall's areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and botox injection. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She attended Stanford University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Stanford Hospital & Clinics for residency. Dr. Marshall has received the distinction of Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition. Dr. Marshall (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and French. Dr. Marshall is affiliated with 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, Butt ... (Read more)

Dr. George Michael Varkarakis, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
3661 South Miami Avenue; Suite 902
Miami, FL
 

Dr. George Varkarakis is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. Dr. Varkarakis graduated from the University of Athens Faculty of Medicine and then he performed his residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers, and a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Varkarakis is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Varkarakis include: Top Doctor's Honors Edition, Who's Who; America's Top Surgeons 2015, Consumer's Research Council Of America; and Patients Choice Award, vitals. Dr. Varkarakis (or staff) speaks Spanish and Greek. He is affiliated with Mercy Hospital, Kendall Regional Medical Center, and Baptist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Breast Reconstruction Revision, Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Pec ... (Read more)

Dr. Max Lionel Polo, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1150 Campo Sano Avenue; Suite 401
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Max Polo's area of specialization is plastic surgery. After attending the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Dr. Polo completed his residency training at UNC Hospitals and Maimonides Medical Center. His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, breast reconstruction revision, and dermabrasion. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and more. He has received the following distinctions: Miami Society of Plastic Surgeons, President; Florida Society of Plastic Surgeons, Board of Directors; and Miami Cancer Institute, Breast Cancer Tumor Site Team. In addition to English, Dr. Polo speaks Spanish. Dr. Polo is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Baptist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Breast Reconstruction Revision, Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Pec ... (Read more)

Dr. Marcos Szomstein, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
9500 S Dadeland Boulevard; Suite 802
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Marcos Szomstein is a general surgery and colon & rectal surgery specialist in Miami, FL. His areas of expertise consist of cancer, ulcers, and incontinence. He is rated highly by his patients. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Szomstein takes. He studied medicine at Luis Razetti School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Spectrum Health, and Penn State Hershey Medical Center. Dr. Szomstein (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Hebrew and Spanish. Dr. Szomstein is professionally affiliated with Aventura Hospital and Medical Center, South Miami Hospital, and Mercy Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Incontinence, Cancer, Ulcers, Tumor

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 36
  • Charge (avg.): $3,628
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,822
Dr. James Arthur Voglino, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
6705 Red Road; Suite 606
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. James Voglino works as an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist in Miami, FL and Coral Gables, FL. His clinical interests include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and sports health. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Voglino takes. Dr. Voglino attended UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and subsequently trained at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers, and a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF) for residency. In addition to English, Dr. Voglino (or staff) speaks Spanish and Italian. His hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Mercy Hospital. Dr. Voglino is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, ... (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.
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