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We found 33 providers matching minimally invasive surgery and who accept Humana Simplicity HMO near Tallahassee, FL.

Dr. Ross Allan Morgan, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Surgery
101 N Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL
 

Dr. Ross Morgan sees patients in Orlando, FL and Tallahassee, FL. His medical specialty is pediatric surgery. Dr. Morgan attended medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School. For his professional training, Dr. Morgan completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. 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. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Osceola Regional Medical Center and Orlando Health.

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Relevant Interests: , VATS wedge resection, laparoscopic appendectomy

All Interests: Open Lymph Node Biopsy, Bone Marrow Biopsy, Laparoscopic Appendectomy, Colectomy, Pancreas ... (Read more)

Dr. Harry Moses Rosenblum, MD
Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
1896a Buford Boulevard
Tallahassee, FL
 

Dr. Harry Rosenblum's medical specialty is cardiothoracic surgery. He is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Rosenblum's professional affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital, St. Joseph's Women's Hospital, and St. Joseph Children's Hospital.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 20
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,200
  • Medicare Cost: $557
Dr. David Michael Foulk, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
101 N Monroe Street
Tallahassee, 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. Luis Alejandro Jaramillo, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, General Surgery
101 N Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL
 

Dr. Luis Jaramillo is a plastic surgeon and general surgeon. Clinical interests for Dr. Jaramillo include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Jaramillo is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He attended the University of Antioquia Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio for residency. He is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Osceola Regional Medical Center, Orlando Health, and Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

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

Dr. Gustavo Jorje Arriola, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
101 N Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL
 

Dr. Gustavo Arriola practices neurosurgery. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is affiliated with Osceola Regional Medical Center. Dr. Arriola 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. Arriola studied medicine at the University of Salamanca Faculty of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Arriola trained at Jackson Memorial Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Creighton University. He speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive spine surgery, neuroendoscopy

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

Dr. Francisco E Noda, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
101 N Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL
 

Dr. Francisco Noda is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Puerto Rico. Dr. Noda takes several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with St. Cloud Regional Medical Center and Osceola Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , shoulder arthroscopy

All Interests: Femur Fracture, Revision Elbow Arthroplasty, Fibula Fracture, Tibia Fracture, Shoulder Fracture, ... (Read more)

Dr. Douglas Edward Gearity, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
101 N Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL
 

Dr. Douglas Gearity's specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Coresource, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gearity takes. After attending Creighton University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Orlando Regional Medical Center. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Osceola Regional Medical Center and Orlando Health.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hysterectomy

All Interests: Colposcopy, Postpartum, Hysteroscopy, Bone Density Test, Cesarean Section, Contraception, Sickle ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Anthony Badalament, MD
Specializes in Urology
101 N Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL
 

Dr. Robert Badalament specializes in urology (urinary tract disease). He is professionally affiliated with Osceola Regional Medical Center. Dr. Badalament attended Emory University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Henry Ford Hospital for residency. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. 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

  • Medicare Volume: 30
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,500
  • Medicare Cost: $890
Dr. Harald James Henningsen, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
101 N Monroe Street
Tallahassee, 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
101 N Monroe Street
Tallahassee, 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
101 N Monroe Street
Tallahassee, 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. Chakravarthy Raghavan, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
101 N Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL
 

Dr. Chakravarthy Raghavan is a physician who specializes in adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). He is conversant in Tamil. His clinical interests include electrophysiological (EP) study. Dr. Raghavan's hospital/clinic affiliations include Osceola Regional Medical Center and Orlando Health. He attended Stanley Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at St. Mary's Hospital for residency. Dr. Raghavan honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Clinical Interests: Electrophysiological Study

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 19
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,760
  • Medicare Cost: $498
Dr. Usman Rasheed Siddiqui, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
101 N Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL
 

Dr. Usman Siddiqui specializes in adult cardiology, nuclear cardiology, and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm) and practices in Clermont, FL, Orlando, FL, and Tallahassee, FL. Dr. Siddiqui (or staff) is conversant in Urdu. His hospital/clinic affiliations include South Lake Hospital, Osceola Regional Medical Center, and Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center. Dr. Siddiqui graduated from Dow Medical College and then he performed his residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics and Cleveland Clinic. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 75
  • Uninsured Cost: $960 - $2,500
  • Medicare Cost: $282 - $913
Dr. Antonio Juan Ramirez, DO
Specializes in General Surgery
101 N Monroe Street
Tallahassee, 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. Richard A Real, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
101 N Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL
 

Dr. Richard Real works as a general gynecologist. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Real's hospital/clinic affiliations include Osceola Regional Medical Center and Orlando Health. Coresource, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Real accepts. His education and training includes medical school at Pontifical Catholic University Mother and Teacher, Faculty of Health Sciences and residency at Harbor Hospital, Baltimore. He speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH)

All Interests: Postpartum, Hysteroscopy, Cesarean Section, Vaginal Birth after Cesarean, Contraception, Sickle ... (Read more)

Dr. Jeffrey Brad Fischer, MD
Specializes in Urology
101 N Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Fischer is a specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Fischer obtained his medical school training at the University of Florida College of Medicine and performed his residency at Washington Hospital Center. Patient ratings for Dr. Fischer average 4.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Fischer takes. He is professionally affiliated with Osceola Regional Medical Center.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 14
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,619
  • Medicare Cost: $851

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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.