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We found 5 providers matching endoscopic surgery and who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Silver near Tallahassee, FL.

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Dr. Larry Lee Harper, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
2452 Mahan Drive; Suite 101
Tallahassee, FL
 

Dr. Larry Harper is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. His clinical interests include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Harper is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Medicine.

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

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Specializes in Allergy, Other, Otolaryngology
1871 Professional Park Circle
Tallahassee, FL
 

Dr. Myrle Grate's medical specialty is allergy and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Dr. Grate takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Florida College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 26
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,234
  • Medicare Cost: $495
Dr. Jeffery Miller Rawlings, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
2452 Mahan Drive; Suite 101
Tallahassee, FL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Rawlings works as a plastic surgeon in Tallahassee, FL. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Rawlings include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Rawlings accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, BlueOptions, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Georgia.

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

Dr. Ben Joseph Kirbo, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
2030 Fleischmann Road
Tallahassee, FL
 

Dr. Ben Kirbo, who practices in Tallahassee, FL, is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. Dr. Kirbo attended medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. His clinical interests include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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

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Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3334 Capital Medical Boulevard; Suite 400
Tallahassee, FL
 

Dr. William Stephens practices hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He graduated from the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, BlueOptions, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 21
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,657
  • Medicare Cost: $420

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What is Endoscopic Surgery?

Endoscopic surgery is a type of minimally invasive surgery using a tool called an endoscope, a kind of thin, hollow tube. The endoscope contains optical fibers that transmit light and images, so a doctor can see through it. It can be inserted through a small incision or into an opening in the body (such as the mouth, nose, or anus). The endoscope allows a physician access to see and perform procedures on the inside of the body without needing to make a large incision.

Once the endoscope is moved inside the body, the physician can use it to examine the area. Then very small tools can be moved through the tube of the endoscope and used to perform the surgery. Miniature forceps can take a biopsy or remove a growth, place and take out stitches, or collect cell samples. Endoscopic surgery can be used for many different procedures including sinus surgery, kidney stone removal and certain biopsies. It can even be used for brain surgery.

Because endoscopic surgery requires either a very tiny incision or none at all, there is very little scarring and a much easier recovery than with full open surgery.