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We found 13 providers matching minimally invasive surgery and who accept BlueOptions Everyday Health Premier 1418V near Saint Cloud, FL.

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Dr. David Michael Foulk, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1600 Budinger Avenue
St. Cloud, FL
 

Dr. David Foulk, who practices in Kissimmee, FL, Tallahassee, FL, and Saint Cloud, FL, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Foulk include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Foulk takes. He attended Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University for residency. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Foulk's professional affiliations include St. Cloud Regional Medical Center and Osceola Regional Medical Center. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, shoulder arthroscopy

All Interests: Femur Fracture, Fibula Fracture, Tibia Fracture, Sports Health, Shoulder Fracture, Knee Fracture, ... (Read more)

Dr. Harald James Henningsen, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1600 Budinger Avenue
St. Cloud, FL
 

Dr. Harald Henningsen practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Kissimmee, FL, Tallahassee, FL, and Saint Cloud, FL. His professional affiliations include St. Cloud Regional Medical Center and Osceola Regional Medical Center. He graduated from the University of Vermont College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Tripler Army Medical Center. Dr. Henningsen's average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Coresource, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , shoulder arthroscopy, elbow arthroscopy

All Interests: Adhesive Capsulitis, Femur Fracture, Fibula Fracture, Ankle Sprain, Tibia Fracture, Shoulder ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Alan Karr, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
1600 Budinger Avenue
St. Cloud, FL
 

Dr. Michael Karr specializes in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery and practices in Kissimmee, FL, Tallahassee, FL, and Saint Cloud, FL. Dr. Karr's clinical interests include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). His professional affiliations include St. Cloud Regional Medical Center and Osceola Regional Medical Center. After completing medical school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth. Dr. Karr accepts Coresource, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, shoulder arthroscopy

All Interests: Prosthetics, Adhesive Capsulitis, Arm Fracture, Revision Elbow Arthroplasty, Fibula Fracture, Ankle ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 25
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,200 - $3,120
  • Medicare Cost: $569 - $592
Dr. Naushad Abdul Salam Shaikh, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology
2906 17th Street
St. Cloud, FL
 

Dr. Naushad Shaik specializes in cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He graduated from Al-Ameen Medical College. Dr. Shaik's medical residency was performed at Mercy Catholic Medical Center. Dr. Shaik (or staff) is conversant in Urdu, Arabic, and Hindi. His professional affiliations include St. Cloud Regional Medical Center, Osceola Regional Medical Center, and Orlando Health.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 40
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,113 - $1,988
  • Medicare Cost: $544 - $950
Dr. Antonio Juan Ramirez, DO
Specializes in General Surgery
2906 17th Street
St. Cloud, FL
 

Dr. Antonio Ramirez is a general surgeon. After completing medical school at Spartan Health Sciences University, School of Medicine and Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, he performed his residency at Peninsula Hospital Center. 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. Ramirez is conversant in Filipino. He is professionally affiliated with St. Cloud Regional Medical Center and Osceola Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive surgery

All Interests: Soft Tissue Sarcoma, Mohs Surgery, Gallbladder Removal Surgery, Uterine Cancer, Tissue Transfer, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 14
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,750
  • Medicare Cost: $697
Dr. Francisco Rueda Halili, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
2906 17th Street
St. Cloud, FL
 

Dr. Francisco Halili works as a general surgeon. Dr. Halili obtained his medical school training at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and performed his residency at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center. His areas of expertise include thyroid problems, breast surgery, and appendectomy. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He speaks Filipino. He is professionally affiliated with St. Cloud Regional Medical Center and Osceola Regional Medical Center.

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Clinical Interests: Thyroid Problems, Breast Surgery, Appendectomy, Abdominal Problems, Colon Problems, Gallbladder ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 15
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,391
  • Medicare Cost: $702
Dr. Fuad Hanna Shahin, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
2906 17th Street
St. Cloud, FL
 

Dr. Fuad Shahin is a general surgery specialist. After completing medical school at the University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine, he performed his residency at New York Methodist Hospital. Dr. Shahin takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is conversant in Arabic. He is affiliated with St. Cloud Regional Medical Center and Osceola Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive surgery

All Interests: Hemorrhoidectomy, Gallbladder Cancer, Hyperparathyroidism, Mohs Surgery, Gallbladder Removal ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 13
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,750
  • Medicare Cost: $697
Dr. Sara Ann Denardis, DO
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
3114 17th Street
St. Cloud, FL
 

Dr. Sara Denardis is a gynecologic oncologist. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing her residency at Mount Clemens Regional Medical Center, Dr. Denardis attended medical school at Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Denardis is affiliated with Osceola Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic surgery

All Interests: Robotic Surgery

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 13
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,782
  • Medicare Cost: $1,102
Dr. Napoleon N Estrada, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
2906 17th Street
St. Cloud, FL
 

Dr. Napoleon Estrada practices general surgery. He speaks Filipino. Dr. Estrada is affiliated with St. Cloud Regional Medical Center and Osceola Regional Medical Center. He obtained his medical school training at Far Eastern University, Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation and performed his residency at New York Downtown Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic colectomy, laparoscopic appendectomy

All Interests: Inguinal Hernia, Umbilical Hernia, Appendicitis, Hemorrhoidectomy, Lymphadenectomy, Incisional ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Surgery
1551 Budinger Avenue
Saint Cloud, FL
 

Dr. Robert Capobianco is a specialist in general surgery. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Capobianco graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with St. Cloud Regional Medical Center.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 21
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,797
  • Medicare Cost: $697
Jonathan A Blum
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
2906 17th Street
St. Cloud, FL
 

Dr. Jonathan Blum's areas of specialization are podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Cloud Regional Medical Center and Osceola Regional Medical Center. Dr. Blum takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , Achilles tendon release , ankle arthroscopy

All Interests: Ankle Fracture, Ankle Arthroscopy, Achilles Tendon Release, Dislocation, Ankle Replacement, Foot ... (Read more)

Dr. Anthony Nyarko Gyang, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
2906 17th Street
St. Cloud, FL
 

Dr. Anthony Gyang practices general gynecology in Saint Cloud, FL and Tallahassee, FL. Dr. Gyang is affiliated with St. Cloud Regional Medical Center and Osceola Regional Medical Center. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Ghana Medical School. Dr. Gyang's training includes a residency program at Franklin Square Hospital Center. In addition to English, Dr. Gyang (or staff) speaks Spanish and Akan.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hysterectomy

All Interests: Colposcopy, Cystoscopy, Hysteroscopy, Essure, Gynecologic Cancer, Trigger Point Injections, ... (Read more)

Dr. Thomas Toussaint, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
3004 17th Street
St. Cloud, FL
 

Dr. Thomas Toussaint's specialty is general gynecology. He graduated from the University of Haiti Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy and then he performed his residency at Nassau University Medical Center. Dr. Toussaint takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Toussaint (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, French, and Haitian Creole. Dr. Toussaint is professionally affiliated with Osceola Regional Medical Center and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hysterectomy, da Vinci surgery

All Interests: Hysteroscopy, Hypertension, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, High Cholesterol, Fibroids, Endometriosis, ... (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.