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Specializes in Neurosurgery
720 W Oak Street; Suite 312
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Gustavo Arriola is a Kissimmee, FL physician who specializes in neurosurgery. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Arriola is professionally affiliated with Osceola Regional Medical Center. He attended the University of Salamanca Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Jackson Memorial Medical Center for residency. The average patient rating for Dr. Arriola is 4.0 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, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive spine surgery, neuroendoscopy

All Interests: Neuroendoscopy, Spine Reconstruction, Radiculopathy, Neck Pain, Bone Cancer, Lower Back Pain, Ear ... (Read more)

Dr. Usman Rasheed Siddiqui, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
14501 Gatorland Drive
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Usman Siddiqui, who practices in Orlando, FL, Winter Park, FL, and Clermont, FL, is a medical specialist in adult cardiology, nuclear cardiology, and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). Dr. Siddiqui (or staff) is conversant in Urdu. He is affiliated with South Lake Hospital, Osceola Regional Medical Center, and Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center. He studied medicine at Dow Medical College. He completed his residency training at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics and Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Siddiqui takes 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

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 75
  • Charge (avg.): $960 - $2,500
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $282 - $913
Dr. Robert Anthony Badalament, MD
Specializes in Urology
905 N. Central Avenue
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Robert Badalament is a physician who specializes in urology (urinary tract disease). He is affiliated with Osceola Regional Medical Center. He obtained his medical school training at Emory University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Henry Ford Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Badalament highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Badalament has received the following distinction: Detroit Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic partial nephrectomy, robotic radical nephrectomy, transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP), transurethral resection of bladder neck (TURBN)

All Interests: Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney Stones, Interstitial Cystitis, Transurethral Resection of the ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 30
  • Charge (avg.): $1,500
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $890
Dr. Bradley Michael Homan, MD, DO
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2400 N. Orange Blossom Trail; Suite 100
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Brad Homan's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Homan is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health. Dr. Homan accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He is open to new patients. Dr. Homan attended medical school at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 74
  • Charge (avg.): $1,137 - $2,981
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $116 - $1,130
Dr. Wade Wade Han, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
3270 Greenwald Way N
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Wade Han specializes in facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Han trained at a hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School for his residency. Areas of expertise for Dr. Han include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and radiesse. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Han is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health.

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Clinical Interests: Dermabrasion, Chin Implants, Juvederm, Chemical Peels, Facelift, Forehead Lift, Sinus Surgery, Brow ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 177
  • Charge (avg.): $445 - $5,874
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $400 - $3,276
Dr. Hunaldo Jose Villalobos, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
720 W. Oak Street; Suite 111
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Hunaldo Villalobos works as a neurosurgeon in Kissimmee, FL and Orlando, FL. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. He takes Coresource, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Villalobos attended the University of Zulia School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo. Dr. Villalobos is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Osceola Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , kyphoplasty (vertebral augmentation), neuroendoscopy

All Interests: Kyphoplasty, Neuroendoscopy, Spine Reconstruction, Cervical Radiculopathy, Neurostimulation, ... (Read more)

Dr. Sara Ann Denardis, DO
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
720 W Oak Street; Suite 370
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Sara Denardis specializes in gynecologic oncology and practices in Celebration, FL, Saint Cloud, FL, and Kissimmee, FL. Dr. Denardis is professionally affiliated with Osceola Regional Medical Center. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. After attending Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, she completed her residency training at Mount Clemens Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic surgery

All Interests: Robotic Surgery

Dr. Alexis Rojas, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
Dr. Alexis Rojas Md; 805-1 E. Oak Street
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Alexis Rojas' area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Rojas 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. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Puerto Rico. In addition to English, Dr. Rojas speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Osceola Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hysterectomy, loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP)

All Interests: Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure, Postpartum Issues, Hysteroscopy, Cesarean Section, Vaginal ... (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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