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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 cardiac surgery, general surgery, and vascular surgery specialist in Miami, FL. He is conversant in Spanish. In Dr. Reis's practice, he is particularly interested in lung cancer and lung surgery. He is affiliated with Doctors Hospital and Mercy Hospital. Before performing his residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Dr. Reis attended Albany Medical College for medical school. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Clinical Interests: Lung Cancer, Lung Surgery

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 27
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,000
  • Medicare Cost: $650
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Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
1601 Nw 12th Avenue #803; Box 016960 M851
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Dao Nguyen's specialty is thoracic surgery. Dr. Nguyen 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 McGill University Faculty of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: South Florida Super Doctors.

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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 practices cardiothoracic surgery in Miami, FL. He is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Williams 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: 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 Miami, FL physician who specializes in thoracic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Derosimo include emphysema, thyroid problems, and lung cancer. He is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and West Kendall Baptist Hospital. He is in-network for 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. Dr. Derosimo trained at UH Case Medical Center and Albany Medical Center for residency.

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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 practices cardiothoracic surgery in Miami, FL. He is affiliated with Miami VA Healthcare System. Dr. Carrillo 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. He is a graduate of the University of Panama School of Medicine.

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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's specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Lee speaks Mandarin. These areas are among Dr. Lee's clinical interests: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Lee is professionally affiliated with Miami VA Healthcare System and Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center. Dr. Lee is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Lee completed Dr. Lee's residency training at Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, and Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Lee is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. 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.

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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 is a medical specialist in general surgery and transplant surgery. Dr. Tzakis attended medical school at the University of Athens Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Tzakis's medical residency was performed at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, the University Hospital of Brooklyn, and a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center. Dr. Tzakis's areas of expertise include the following: polycystic kidney disease, liver tumor, and acute kidney injury (AKI). Dr. Tzakis 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. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Tzakis include: Cleveland Super Doctors; South Florida Super Doctors; and Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition. In addition to English, Dr. Tzakis speaks Greek. 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)

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

Dr. Emanuele Menzo is a surgeon in Miami, FL and Weston, FL. Before completing his residency at Lankenau Medical Center, Dr. Menzo attended medical school at the University of Catania Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: ventral hernia, achalasia, and gallbladder problems. Dr. Menzo's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Menzo accepts. Dr. Menzo (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Italian. His professional 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. Dr. Leo attended the University of Virginia School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia. His areas of expertise include the following: steroid injections, knee arthroscopy, and hip pain. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 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. 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. Dr. Leo 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, Shoulder ... (Read more)

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

Dr. William McDonald's area of specialization is plastic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. McDonald include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. McDonald's hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Kendall Regional Medical Center. He attended medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. His residency was performed at NYU Langone Medical Center and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport. He accepts 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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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 medical specialist in plastic surgery and hand surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Khouri is 4.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Rhode Island Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of North Carolina (UNC), Dr. Khouri attended American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine and New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include South Florida Super Doctors and Florida Super Doctors. Dr. Khouri (or staff) speaks the following languages: Arabic, Spanish, and French. He is professionally affiliated with 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. Before performing his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Dr. Dylewski attended the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. His areas of expertise include postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS), sick sinus syndrome, and syncope (fainting). Dr. Dylewski honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Dylewski has received professional recognition including the following: South Florida Super Doctors. He speaks Spanish. He 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 plastic surgeon. Areas of expertise for Dr. Rotemberg include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). She 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. She attended Faculty of Medical Sciences of Santa Casa de Sao Paulo for medical school and subsequently trained at UH Case Medical Center for residency. Dr. Rotemberg (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: 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, Endoscopic Surgery, Injectable Fillers, Cosmetic Surgery, Breast ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Deirdre Marshall works as a plastic surgeon. Her areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Marshall's patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. She graduated from Stanford University School of Medicine. Her medical residency was performed at Stanford Hospital & Clinics. Dr. Marshall has received the distinction of Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition. In addition to English, Dr. Marshall (or staff) speaks Spanish and French. She 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, Injectable ... (Read more)

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

Dr. George Varkarakis, who practices in Miami, FL, is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. Dr. Varkarakis is rated highly by his patients. His clinical interests include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. His professional affiliations include Kendall Regional Medical Center, Mercy Hospital, and Baptist Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Varkarakis is closed to new patients at this time. He attended the University of Athens Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers, and a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. He has received professional recognition including the following: Patient choice award --- vitals.com and Peer Reviewer --- Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Varkarakis (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Greek.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

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

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

Dr. Marcos Szomstein specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery and practices in Miami, FL. Before completing his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Spectrum Health, and Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Dr. Szomstein attended medical school at Luis Razetti School of Medicine. These areas are among Dr. Szomstein's clinical interests: cancer, ulcers, and incontinence. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. 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. Szomstein (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Hebrew and Spanish. He is affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Mercy Hospital, and West Kendall Baptist Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Incontinence, Cancer, Ulcers, Tumor

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 36
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,628
  • Medicare Cost: $1,822

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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.