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Dr. Richard Lark Dicicco, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
508 South Habana Avenue; Suite 160
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Richard Dicicco specializes in general surgery and bariatric surgery. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Dicicco's areas of expertise include gastric bypass surgery, nephrectomy (kidney removal), and sleeve gastrectomy. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital of Tampa. Dr. Dicicco attended American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Saint Agnes Hospital, Baltimore. He takes 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 surgery, laparoscopic gastric banding

All Interests: Laparoscopic Gastric Banding, Joint Surgery, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Hemorrhoid Surgery, Liver Disease, ... (Read more)

Dr. Shayne M Plosker, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
13330 Usf Laurel Drive, Sarasota; Floor 34239
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Shayne Plosker's medical specialty is reproductive endocrinology and infertility. Dr. Plosker's areas of expertise include the following: polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), fibroids, and infertility. He is professionally affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF) Health. His education and training includes medical school at The University of Western Ontario, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and residency at a hospital affiliated with The University of Western Ontario. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Plosker is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare HSA. He has received professional recognition including the following: Florida Super Doctors 2009 - Gulf Coast Edition; President's Club of the University of South Florida, President's Council; and US News & World Report Top 10% of Doctors, Nationwide. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: in Vitro Fertilization, Neuroendocrine Disorders, Endometrial Polyp, Fibroids, Endometriosis, ... (Read more)

Dr. James Peter La Polla, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
4213 N Gomez Avenue
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. James Lapolla is a medical specialist in gynecologic oncology. Dr. Lapolla has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Lapolla include breast biopsy, cancer, and laser surgery. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Southern California (USC) and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Dr. Lapolla attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school. He is affiliated with St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Petersburg General Hospital, and Brandon Regional Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Breast Biopsy, Laser Surgery, Cancer, Gynecologic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 11
  • Charge (avg.): $2,243
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,102
Dr. Emad Mounir Mikhail, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 Tampa General Circle, Tampa; Floor 33610
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Emad Mikhail is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Tampa, FL. He is a graduate of Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Mikhail completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with The University of Toledo. His areas of expertise include the following: laparoscopic hysterectomy, myomectomy (fibroid removal), and polypectomy (polyp removal). He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received distinctions including AAGL Clinical Research Scholar Grant, American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists; Award for the Best Abstract on Reproductive Issues, AAGL 44th Global Congress on MIGS; and Special Resident in Minimally Invasive Gynecology, University of Toledo. Dr. Mikhail is affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF) Health. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hysterectomy, laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Hysteroscopy, Surgical Procedures, Pelvic Problems, Gynecological Problems, Fibroids, ... (Read more)

Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Other
602 South Audubon Avenue; Suite A
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Gilman Tyler's areas of specialization are general surgery and vascular surgery. His areas of expertise include thyroid problems, moles, and thyroid surgery. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Tyler studied medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Tyler completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). Dr. Tyler (or staff) speaks Spanish and Portuguese. Dr. Tyler is affiliated with Memorial Hospital of Tampa.

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Clinical Interests: Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Vascular Bypass, Vascular Surgery Procedures, Vascular Studies, Skin ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 15
  • Charge (avg.): $1,582
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $732

Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
508 S Habana Avenue; Suite 160
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Wilfred Aguila practices general surgery and bariatric surgery. On average, patients gave Dr. Aguila a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF) for residency. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Aguila is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital of Tampa.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 15
  • Charge (avg.): $1,992
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $941
Dr. Chandler David Dora, MD
Specializes in Urology
2708 W Saint Isabel Street
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Chandler Dora specializes in urology (urinary tract disease). In his practice, Dr. Dora focuses on robotic prostatectomy and stress urinary incontinence. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. After completing medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Dr. Dora performed his residency at Mayo Clinic. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital - North, St. Joseph's Hospital - South, and St. Joseph's Women's Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic prostatectomy

All Interests: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Stress Urinary Incontinence, Urinary Incontinence, Robotic ... (Read more)

Specializes in Surgery
3615 W Hamilton Avenue
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Sachin Vaikunth's area of specialization is surgery. He graduated from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Dr. Vaikunth takes 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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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 11
  • Charge (avg.): $1,625
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $604

Specializes in Urogynecology
2 A Columbia Drive; 6th Floor
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Lennox Hoyte's specialty is urogynecology. He studied medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Hoyte's average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Hoyte has received professional recognition including the following: Florida Super Doctors 2009 - Gulf Coast Edition.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 26
  • Charge (avg.): $3,180
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $972

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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.
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