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We found 6 providers matching endoscopic surgery and who accept Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida BlueCare Everyday Health near Fort Myers, FL.

Dr. Michael Kwangsoo Kim, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
3700 Central Avenue
Ft. Myers, FL
 

Dr. Michael Kim is a plastic surgery and hand surgery specialist. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Kim include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is affiliated with Cape Coral Hospital. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kim honors. After attending New York University (NYU) School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with New York University (NYU) and a hospital affiliated with Emory University.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 40
  • Uninsured Cost: $484
  • Medicare Cost: $285
Dr. Robert John Brueck, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
3700 Central Avenue; Suite 1
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Robert Brueck sees patients in Fort Myers, FL, Cape Coral, FL, and Bonita Springs, FL. His medical specialty is plastic surgery. His training includes a residency program at Rush University Medical Center. Areas of expertise for Dr. Brueck include facial problems, eyelid surgery, and thigh lift. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. His professional affiliations include Cape Coral Hospital and Lee Memorial Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Chin Implants, Cosmetic Surgery, Breast Implant Removal, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Plastic Surgery
3700 Central Avenue; Suite 1
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Lorraine Golosow's specialty is plastic surgery. Her average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Her clinical interests include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Golosow honors. She studied medicine at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine. Dr. Golosow's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

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

Dr. Ralph Ronald Garramone Jr., MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
12998 S Cleveland Avenue
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Ralph Garramone is a physician who specializes in plastic surgery. His clinical interests include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). Patients rated Dr. Garramone highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Garramone is a graduate of New York Medical College.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

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

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Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
7331 College Parkway; Suite 300
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Dennis Sagini is a hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Sagini studied medicine at Temple University School of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 59
  • Uninsured Cost: $559
  • Medicare Cost: $428
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Specializes in Otolaryngology
39 Barkley Circle
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Veingsouk Phommachanh is a physician who specializes in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He studied medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Phommachanh honors.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 33
  • Uninsured Cost: $858 - $6,298
  • Medicare Cost: $413 - $2,214

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What is Endoscopic Surgery?

Endoscopic surgery is a type of minimally invasive surgery using a tool called an endoscope, a kind of thin, hollow tube. The endoscope contains optical fibers that transmit light and images, so a doctor can see through it. It can be inserted through a small incision or into an opening in the body (such as the mouth, nose, or anus). The endoscope allows a physician access to see and perform procedures on the inside of the body without needing to make a large incision.

Once the endoscope is moved inside the body, the physician can use it to examine the area. Then very small tools can be moved through the tube of the endoscope and used to perform the surgery. Miniature forceps can take a biopsy or remove a growth, place and take out stitches, or collect cell samples. Endoscopic surgery can be used for many different procedures including sinus surgery, kidney stone removal and certain biopsies. It can even be used for brain surgery.

Because endoscopic surgery requires either a very tiny incision or none at all, there is very little scarring and a much easier recovery than with full open surgery.