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We found 8 providers matching laparoscopic surgery and who accept United Healthcare Navigate near Saint Petersburg, FL.

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Dr. James Peter La Polla, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
600 8th Street South
St. Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. James Lapolla's medical specialty is gynecologic oncology. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Lapolla has a special interest in breast biopsy, laser surgery, and robotic surgery. His professional affiliations include St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Joseph's Hospital, and St. Petersburg General Hospital. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Lapolla graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Southern California (USC) and a hospital affiliated with the University of California.

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Clinical Interests: Breast Biopsy, Ectopic Pregnancy, Abdominal Problems, Laser Surgery, Hysterectomy, Gynecologic ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,243
  • Medicare Cost: $1,102
Dr. Ralph Angelo De Matteis, MD
Specializes in Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
2191 9th Avenue North; Suite 110
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Ralph Dematteis is a physician who specializes in undersea and hyperbaric medicine, general surgery, and vascular surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Dematteis include esophageal varices, fine needle aspiration (FNA), and inguinal hernia. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Dematteis completed a residency program at Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Dematteis is affiliated with St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Petersburg General Hospital, and Northside Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic gallbladder removal, laparoscopic surgery, laparoscopic appendectomy

All Interests: Inguinal Hernia, Umbilical Hernia, Appendicitis, Breast Biopsy, Hemorrhoidectomy, Bowel Resection, ... (Read more)

Dr. John Mitchell Clarke, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
1615 Pasadena Avenue S; Suite 330
Saint Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. John Clarke, who practices in Saint Petersburg, FL and South Pasadena, FL, is a medical specialist in general surgery and vascular surgery. Dr. Clarke (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and French. Dr. Clarke is professionally affiliated with St. Petersburg General Hospital and Palms of Pasadena Hospital. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Virginia School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Clarke has received the distinction of Florida Super Doctors 2009 - Gulf Coast Edition.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 28
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,800 - $2,000
  • Medicare Cost: $559 - $697
Dr. Suzanne Marie Gozdanovic, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
4801 49th Street N
St. Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Suzanne Gozdanovic is a medical specialist in general surgery and vascular surgery. Her clinical interests encompass bowel resection and thoracentesis. She is professionally affiliated with St. Anthony's Hospital and St. Petersburg General Hospital. Before performing her residency at Mount Carmel Health System, Dr. Gozdanovic attended Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine. Dr. Gozdanovic accepts Coventry, United Healthcare HMO, Most Insurance Plans, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Tube Thoracostomy, Paracentesis, Hemorrhoidectomy, Appendectomy, Bowel Resection, Ileostomy, Lymph ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 13
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,454
  • Medicare Cost: $697
Dr. Freddie Lee McRae, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Other
603 7th Street South; Suite 520
St. Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Freddie McRae is a specialist in general surgery and vascular surgery. He works in Saint Petersburg, FL. His average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. McRae include breast biopsy, thyroid problems, and gallbladder problems. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. McRae accepts. Dr. McRae attended medical school at Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia. For his residency, Dr. McRae trained at Shands Jacksonville Medical Center. He speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Petersburg General Hospital, and Palms of Pasadena Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Breast Biopsy, Lumpectomy, Gallbladder Problems, Mastectomy, Thyroid ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 20
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,158
  • Medicare Cost: $692
Dr. Eugene Anthony Murphy, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
620 10th Street N.
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Eugene Murphy is a general surgery and vascular surgery specialist. He graduated from Queen's University Belfast and then he performed his residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. These areas are among his clinical interests: hemorrhoid banding, hernia surgery, and laser surgery. On average, patients gave Dr. Murphy a rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Murphy takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Petersburg General Hospital, and BayCare Medical Group.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Breast Biopsy, Lumpectomy, Hemorrhoid Banding, Laser Surgery, Abdominal Surgery, Gallbladder ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 14
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,303
  • Medicare Cost: $672
Dr. Gilbert Anthony Shamas, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
5501 4th Street N
Saint Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Gilbert Shamas is a general gynecology specialist in Saint Petersburg, FL. His clinical interests include cryotherapy, high risk pregnancy, and infertility. Dr. Shamas is professionally affiliated with St. Petersburg General Hospital. After completing medical school at Emory University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at D.C. General Hospital and Georgetown University Hospital. Dr. Shamas has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He accepts 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: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Cryosurgery, Incontinence, Hysteroscopy, Cesarean Section, Estrogen Replacement Therapy, Laser ... (Read more)

Dr. Eric Katz Diner, MD
Specializes in Urology
620 10th Street N.
St. Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Eric Diner is a medical specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), cryotherapy, and sexual dysfunction. Dr. Diner is professionally affiliated with St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Petersburg General Hospital, and Suncoast Medical Clinic. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Tulane University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Washington Hospital Center for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic prostatectomy, laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Cryosurgery, Kidney Stones, Laser Treatment, Sexual Dysfunction, Infertility, ... (Read more)

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What is Laparoscopic Surgery?

Laparoscopic surgery is a kind of minimally invasive surgery using a thin, narrow tube called a laparoscope. Usually performed on the abdomen or the pelvic region, the surgeon makes a few very small incisions instead of one large one.

During the procedure, the surgeon inserts the laparoscope, which contains a light and camera that allows the surgeon to see what is happening inside the body. Then tiny tools are placed through the small openings and used to perform the surgery.

The most common laparoscopic surgery is gallbladder removal, but laparoscopic surgery may also be used for the removal of a kidney or appendix, to treat certain cysts and tumors, for bariatric surgery, for some GERD treatments, or for hernia repairs, among others.

Because laparoscopic surgery only uses a few tiny incisions, the scars are minimal and recovery is easier than with open surgery.