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We found 9 providers matching minimally invasive surgery and who accept Coventry Gold HMO near Daytona Beach, FL.

Dr. Sohit Kumar Khanna, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
311 N. Clyde Morris Boulevard; Suite #100
Daytona Beach, FL
 

Dr. Sohit Khanna is a thoracic surgeon. His areas of clinical interest consist of lung surgery, heart bypass surgery (CABG), and heart valve surgery. 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. Dr. Khanna is a graduate of Ohio State University College of Medicine. His residency was performed at Henry Ford Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Georgia. Dr. Khanna has received professional recognition including the following: The President's Award for Excellence; The Mary Orr College of Medicine; and Academic Scholarship. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Florida Health (UF Health).

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Relevant Interests: , robotic surgery

All Interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Atrial Fibrillation, Lung Surgery, Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm, Heart Valve ... (Read more)

Dr. Cary Howard Meyers, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery
311 N. Clyde Morris Boulevard; Suite #100
Daytona Beach, FL
 

Dr. Cary Meyers' medical specialty is cardiac surgery. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Meyers include lung surgery, heart valve surgery, and ventricular assist device (VAD). He is professionally affiliated with the University of Florida Health (UF Health). Dr. Meyers 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 graduated from the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. Dr. Meyers trained at Duke University Medical Center for residency. He has received the following distinctions: "Health Care Hero", Tri-Cities Business Journal; Listed in: "Guide to America's Top Surgeons", 2002-2012; and Resident Award: American College of Surgeons - North Carolina Chapter.

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Clinical Interests: Lung Surgery, Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm, Aortic Valve Surgery, Heart Valve Surgery, Ventricular ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 47
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,261
  • Medicare Cost: $404
Dr. Laurence Harvey Brenner, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Other
311 N Clyde Morris Boulevard; Suite 500
Daytona Beach, FL
 

Dr. Laurence Brenner practices plastic surgery. Dr. Brenner's average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: microsurgery, general reconstruction, and hand surgery procedures. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Brenner takes. Dr. Brenner is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Endoscopic Surgery, Breast Implant Removal, Skin Cancer, Scar Revision, General Reconstruction, ... (Read more)

Dr. Scott Ian Silas, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1630 Mason Avenue
Daytona Beach, FL
 

Dr. Scott Silas is a Daytona Beach, FL physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. His areas of expertise include the following: arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. Dr. Silas accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Dr. Silas attended the University of Maryland School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Maryland. He speaks French.

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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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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
311 N Clyde Morris Boulevard; Suite 320
Daytona Beach, FL
 

Dr. Humayun Jamidar's specialties are adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. He practices in Daytona Beach, FL. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. 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. Jamidar graduated from Northern Ireland.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,169
  • Medicare Cost: $506
Dr. David Alan Henderson, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
305 Memorial Medical Parkway; Suite 301
Daytona Beach, FL
 

Dr. David Henderson is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology. He has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. 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. Henderson studied medicine at West Virginia University School of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 58
  • Uninsured Cost: $993 - $1,957
  • Medicare Cost: $487 - $893
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Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
311 N Clyde Morris Boulevard; Suite 320
Daytona Beach, FL
 

Dr. Otakar Quadrat specializes in interventional cardiology and practices in Daytona Beach, FL. Patient ratings for Dr. Quadrat average 4.0 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.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 31
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,215 - $2,260
  • Medicare Cost: $526 - $939
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Specializes in Urology
135 Professional Place
Bridgeport, WV
 

Dr. Grant Franklin is an urology (urinary tract disease) specialist in Bridgeport, WV. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Franklin attended medical school at the University of Toledo College of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 13
  • Uninsured Cost: $5,090
  • Medicare Cost: $641
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Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
303 N Clyde Morris Boulevard
Daytona Beach, FL
 

Dr. Kelly Molpus is a specialist in gynecologic oncology. He works in Daytona Beach, FL. He 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: 15
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,182
  • Medicare Cost: $1,059

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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.