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We found 10 providers matching minimally invasive surgery and who accept United Healthcare near Jacksonville Beach, FL.

Dr. Peter Marshall Murray, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4500 San Pablo Road
Jacksonville, FL
 

Dr. Peter Murray's area of specialization is pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He attended West Virginia University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Murray (or staff) speaks the following languages: Mandarin, Korean, and Spanish. He is affiliated with Mayo Clinic.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Total Elbow Replacement, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Arthroscopic ... (Read more)

Dr. Kamal I Bohsali, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1577 Roberts Drive; Suite 225
Jacksonville Beach, FL
 

Dr. Kamal Bohsali specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in Jacksonville Beach, FL and Jacksonville, FL. He is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Medicine. Dr. Bohsali trained at Atlanta Medical Center for his residency. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He speaks Spanish. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Dr. John Michael Redmond, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
4500 San Pablo Road
Jacksonville, FL
 

Dr. John Redmond's specialty is adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: knee problems, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and hip arthroscopy. He is affiliated with Mayo Clinic. Dr. Redmond attended medical school at the University of Minnesota Medical School. He trained at Mayo Clinic for his residency. Dr. Redmond 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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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, hip arthroscopy, minimally invasive hip replacement, minimally invasive knee replacement, robotic surgery, knee arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy

All Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Surgical Procedures, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Surgery
1370 13th Avenue S; Suite 116
Jacksonville Beach, FL
 

Dr. Thomas Austgen is a specialist in surgery. Dr. Austgen accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Baylor College of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 30
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,226 - $3,316
  • Medicare Cost: $758 - $987
Dr. Steven James Lancaster, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Sports Medicine
1577 Roberts Drive; Suite 225
Jacksonville Beach, FL
 

Dr. Steven Lancaster is a Jacksonville Beach, FL physician who specializes in hand surgery, adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery, and sports medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Lancaster include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and hip problems. The average patient rating for Dr. Lancaster is 1.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine. Dr. Lancaster trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center for his residency. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Hip Problems, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 39
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,005 - $2,200
  • Medicare Cost: $329 - $583
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Specializes in Other
3200 3rd Street South; Suite 101
Jacksonville Beach, FL
 

Patient ratings for Dr. Jeffrey Brink average 4.0 stars out of 5. He 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. Dr. Brink attended medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 12
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,221
  • Medicare Cost: $492
Dr. Patrick Louis Basile, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
572 Jacksonville Drive
Jacksonville Beach, FL
 

Dr. Patrick Basile specializes in plastic surgery. His areas of expertise include thigh lift, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Basile accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Basile is a graduate of SUNY Upstate Medical University. He speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with The Unity Hospital of Rochester.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

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

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
748 7th Avenue South
Jacksonville Beach, FL
 

Dr. Michael Maggitti is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Jacksonville Beach, FL and Palatka, FL. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He 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. Dr. Maggitti studied medicine at Temple University School of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 24
  • Uninsured Cost: $4,126 - $4,934
  • Medicare Cost: $548 - $1,168
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1577 Roberts Drive; Suite 225
Jacksonville Beach, FL
 

Dr. Dale Whitaker specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic 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 graduated from the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 32
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,930 - $2,200
  • Medicare Cost: $329 - $565
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Specializes in Otolaryngology
1370 13th Avenue S; Suite 218
Jacksonville Beach, FL
 

Dr. Kunal Thakkar's specialty is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 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. Thakkar honors. Dr. Thakkar studied medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 189
  • Uninsured Cost: $450 - $4,500
  • Medicare Cost: $210 - $2,998

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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.