Finding Providers
loading

We found 65 providers matching minimally invasive surgery near Pensacola, FL.

Dr. Paul Nicholas Chomiak, MD
Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
1545 Airport Boulevard; Suite 2000
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Paul Chomiak is a medical specialist in cardiothoracic surgery. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Chomiak is affiliated with Frederick Memorial Hospital. 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. He is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine.

Read more

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 13
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,808
  • Medicare Cost: $746
Dr. Nathan William Patterson, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1040 Gulf Breeze Parkway; Suite 207
Gulf Breeze, FL
 

Dr. Nathan Patterson is a Gulf Breeze, FL physician who specializes in plastic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Patterson include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Patient ratings for Dr. Patterson average 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Patterson is a graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Baptist Hospital, Pensacola. His practice is open to new patients.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Dow Gilmore, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
 

Dr. Michael Gilmore practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He attended medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine. Dr. Gilmore trained at Shands at the University of Florida for his residency. His clinical interests include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and osteoporosis. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 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. Dr. Gilmore is open to new patients.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Dr. Phillip Craig Benton, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1717 N E Street; Suite 534
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Philip Benton specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. After completing medical school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, he performed his residency at National Naval Medical Center, New England Baptist Hospital, and a hospital affiliated with the University of Maryland. Dr. Benton's average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

No Photo
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
5080 Bayou Boulevard
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Teodoro Ortega is a hand surgeon and head and neck plastic surgeon. Patient ratings for Dr. Ortega average 3.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Ortega include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Ortega 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. Dr. Ortega attended the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery and then went on to complete his residency at Hamot Medical Center and Roswell Park Cancer Institute. He is conversant in Filipino.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

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

No Photo
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1040 Gulf Breeze Parkway; Suite 200
Gulf Breeze, FL
 

Dr. Christopher O'Grady is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. O'Grady include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and pain. Dr. O'Grady takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He is a graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 92
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,000 - $3,293
  • Medicare Cost: $186 - $1,130
No Photo
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Spine Surgery
5153 North 9th Avenue
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Richard Reynolds' areas of specialization are pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and spine surgery. Dr. Reynolds attended medical school at the University of Saskatchewan College of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Reynolds completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Saskatchewan. He has indicated that his clinical interests include arthroscopic surgery, spine problems, and shoulder problems. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Reynolds speaks Spanish.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Surgical Procedures, Spine Problems, Total ... (Read more)

No Photo
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1040 Gulf Breeze Parkway; Suite 205
Gulf Breeze, FL
 

Dr. Steven Kronlage is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Gulf Breeze, FL. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, BlueOptions, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and more. Dr. Kronlage's education and training includes medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and residency at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

No Photo
Specializes in Urology
545 Brent Lane
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Joseph Plunkett specializes in urology (urinary tract disease). Patients rated Dr. Plunkett highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. His education and training includes medical school at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Read more

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 69
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,564 - $1,970
  • Medicare Cost: $149 - $837
Dr. Frank John Iii Greskovich III, MD
Specializes in Urology, Other
4724 N Davis Highway
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Frank Greskovich is an urology (urinary tract disease) specialist. He graduated from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

Read more

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 66
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,125 - $6,478
  • Medicare Cost: $291 - $848
Dr. David Paul Bernstein, MD
Specializes in Urology, Other
1717 North E Street; Suite 430
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. David Bernstein is an urology (urinary tract disease) specialist in Pensacola, FL. He is a graduate of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and Midwestern University. Dr. Bernstein has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bernstein honors.

Read more

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 14
  • Uninsured Cost: $6,478
  • Medicare Cost: $695
No Photo
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
41 Fairpoint Drive; Suite B
Gulf Breeze, FL
 

Dr. Richard Sellers is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Sellers average 4.0 stars out of 5. He is especially interested in arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. 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. Dr. Sellers's education and training includes medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Southern California (USC).

Read more

Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 63
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,775 - $4,525
  • Medicare Cost: $183 - $1,113
No Photo
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Spine Surgery
5153 N 9th Avenue
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Robert Huang works as a pediatric orthopedist and spine surgeon. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. His education and training includes medical school at Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Metabolic Bone Disease, Sports Health, Hip Problems, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Fractures, ... (Read more)

No Photo
Specializes in Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology
1851 N Ninth Avenue
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Chris Bosarge practices vascular & interventional radiology and diagnostic radiology. He takes United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. For his residency, Dr. Bosarge trained at Ochsner Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine.

Read more

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 25
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,189 - $5,210
  • Medicare Cost: $520 - $579
No Photo
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
5147 N 9th Avenue; Suite 325a
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. James Pennington specializes in facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) and practices in Pensacola, FL. Patient ratings for Dr. Pennington average 3.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Pennington's education and training includes medical school at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF).

Read more

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,182
  • Medicare Cost: $481
Dr. John Peter Kotlarz, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Other, Otolaryngology
6100 North Davis Highway
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Jack Kotlarz is a plastic surgeon and ear, nose and throat specialist. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kotlarz accepts. He studied medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago.

Read more

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 46
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,571 - $8,200
  • Medicare Cost: $206 - $2,604

Conditions / Treatments

Gender

Insurance

New Patients

Medicare Patient Age

Medicare Patient Conditions

Medicare Patient Ethnicity

Medicare Patient Gender

Medicare Patient Insurance Eligibility

Additional Information

Distinctions

Ethnicity/Race

Foreign Language

Online Communication

Patient Demographic

Practice Affiliation

Time Commitments

Certifications

Credentials

Fellowship

Medical School

Residency

Specialty

Years Since Graduation

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.