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We found 32 providers matching minimally invasive surgery and who accept Preferred Plan Inc. EPO near Arlington Heights, IL.

Dr. Michael Fentriss Wilson, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
581 Golf Road
Des Plaines, IL
 

Dr. Michael Wilson works as a general surgeon. Dr. Wilson's clinical interests include breast issues, hernia, and laparoscopic surgery. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Delphi. He attended medical school at Rush Medical College. For his residency, Dr. Wilson trained at Rush University Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Hernia, Breast Issues, Laparoscopic Surgery

Dr. Jeffrey H Freihage, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
804 E Woodfield Road; Suite 300
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Freihage works as an adult cardiologist and interventional cardiologist in Schaumburg, IL, Oak Park, IL, and Bloomingdale, IL. These areas are among his clinical interests: cardiac risk reduction, carotid artery disease, and heart attack. Dr. Freihage honors Preferred Network Access (PNA), Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University for residency. In addition to English, Dr. Freihage speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist GlenOaks Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Relevant Interests: , cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiac Stress Testing, Carotid Artery Stenting, Cardiac Ablation, ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard Seth Rabinowitz, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
120 East Higgins Road
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Richard Rabinowitz's specialties are spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He practices in Schaumburg, IL, Elk Grove Village, IL, and Buffalo Grove, IL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Rabinowitz include cervical laminectomy, kyphoplasty (vertebral augmentation), and tumor. Dr. Rabinowitz is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). His education and training includes medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rabinowitz honors.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive spine surgery, kyphoplasty (vertebral augmentation), minimally invasive spinal fusion

All Interests: Posterior Spinal Fusion, Anterior Spinal Fusion, Cervical Laminectomy, Kyphoplasty, Disc ... (Read more)

Dr. Parag M Doshi, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
812 E. Woodfield Road
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Parag Doshi's specialties are adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). He practices in Schaumburg, IL, Oak Park, IL, and Bloomingdale, IL. After attending Medical College Baroda for medical school, he completed his residency training at Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn. His clinical interests include cardiac risk reduction, carotid artery disease, and heart attack. Dr. Doshi is rated highly by his patients. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Preferred Network Access (PNA), Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare HMO. In addition to English, Dr. Doshi (or staff) speaks Filipino, Spanish, and Polish. Dr. Doshi's hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist GlenOaks Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Relevant Interests: , cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Carotid Artery Stenting, Cardiac Ablation, Hypertension, Heart Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Matthew Aaron Bernstein, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
120 East Higgins Road
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Matthew Bernstein's areas of specialization are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery; he sees patients in Schaumburg, IL, Elk Grove Village, IL, and Buffalo Grove, IL. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Bernstein's areas of expertise include the following: hand problems, carpal tunnel surgery, and wrist arthroscopy. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Workers' Compensation, and Aetna Medicare, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Bernstein studied medicine at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Relevant Interests: , wrist arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy, elbow arthroscopy

All Interests: Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Elbow Arthroscopy, Wrist Problems, Open Reduction and Internal Fixation ... (Read more)

Dr. Jeffrey P Norris, MD
Specializes in Urology
900 Rand Road; Suite 120
Des Plaines, IL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Norris works as an urologist. He attended Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. Clinical interests for Dr. Norris include female urologic disorders and da vinci surgery. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received distinctions including Chicago Super Doctors and US News Top Doctor. Dr. Norris speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Relevant Interests: , robotic surgery, da Vinci surgery

All Interests: Female Urologic Disorders, Da Vinci Surgery, Robotic Surgery

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Specializes in Neurosurgery
880 W. Central Road; Suite 5000
Arlington Heights, IL
 

Dr. Shaun O'Leary practices neurosurgery in Arlington Heights, IL, Evanston, IL, and Glenview, IL. His clinical interests include concussion, parkinson's disease, and minimally invasive spine surgery. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Delta Dental, and Delphi, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. O'Leary is a graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. O'Leary trained at Henry Ford Hospital. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Northwestern Medicine, and NorthShore University HealthSystem. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. O'Leary's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive spine surgery

All Interests: Epilepsy, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Brain Tumor, Parkinson's Disease, Peripheral Nerve ... (Read more)

Dr. Pablo F Soto, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
804 E Woodfield Road; Suite 300
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Pablo Soto works as a cardiologist and nuclear cardiology specialist. He speaks Spanish. Clinical interests for Dr. Soto include holter monitoring, cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT), and blood pressure problems. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist GlenOaks Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN). He attended medical school at Duke University School of Medicine. His residency was performed at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Soto accepts several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry.

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Relevant Interests: , cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiac Stress Testing, Cardiac Ablation, Heart Problems, Blood Pressure ... (Read more)

Dr. Gordon R Gluckman, MD
Specializes in Urology
900 Rand Road; Suite 120
Des Plaines, IL
 

Dr. Gordon Gluckman is a physician who specializes in urology (urinary tract disease). Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests encompass laparoscopic surgery and da vinci surgery. Dr. Gluckman honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna Medicare, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Gluckman has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors. Dr. Gluckman is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery, robotic surgery, da Vinci surgery

All Interests: Laparoscopic Surgery, Da Vinci Surgery, Robotic Surgery

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 29
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,680 - $9,800
  • Medicare Cost: $221 - $748
Dr. Alan Bruce Loren, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
880 West Central Road; Suite #5000
Arlington Heights, IL
 

Dr. Alan Loren is a specialist in general surgery. Dr. Loren's clinical interests include breast cancer surgery, minor surgery, and thyroid surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). He graduated from Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Loren trained at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Loren has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive surgery, laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Breast Biopsy, Skin Cancer, Minor Surgery, Surgical Procedures, Gallbladder Removal Surgery, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 19
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,870
  • Medicare Cost: $510
Dr. Vishvanath C Karande, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Obstetrics, Gynecology
880 W Central Road; Suite 3400
Arlington Heights, IL
 

Dr. Vishvanath Karande's specialties are reproductive endocrinology and infertility, obstetrics, and gynecology. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. In Dr. Karande's practice, he is particularly interested in male infertility, endocrine diseases (hormone disorders), and hysteroscopy. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Centegra Health System. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Karande attended medical school at Seth G.S. Medical College. He trained at Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo for his residency. Dr. Karande (or staff) speaks Marathi and Hindi.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Infertility, Hysteroscopy, Laparoscopic Surgery, Endocrine Diseases, Male Infertility

Dr. Keith E Schroeder, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
120 West Higgins Road
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Keith Schroeder sees patients in Schaumburg, IL, Elk Grove Village, IL, and Bartlett, IL. His medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Schroeder include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and sports health. Patients rated Dr. Schroeder highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Workers' Compensation, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Schroeder trained at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. Dr. Schroeder has received the following distinction: US News Top Doctor. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Hip Problems, Shoulder Problems, Partial Knee Replacement, Knee Problems, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 31
  • Uninsured Cost: $5,279 - $8,446
  • Medicare Cost: $204 - $1,235
Dr. Paul S Nourbash, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
120 East Higgins Road
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Paul Nourbash specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in Schaumburg, IL, Elk Grove Village, IL, and Bartlett, IL. Clinical interests for Dr. Nourbash include knee problems, knee surgery, and minimally invasive hip replacement. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University, Dr. Nourbash attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. Dr. Nourbash is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive hip replacement

All Interests: Knee Problems, Knee Surgery, Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement, Hip Surgery

Dr. Aasita Nitin Patel, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
804 E Woodfield Road; #300
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Aasita Patel's specialties are adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology. She attended Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago for residency. These areas are among her clinical interests: cardiac risk reduction, carotid artery disease, and heart attack. Dr. Patel accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Patel (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Gujarati and Hindi. She is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist GlenOaks Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Relevant Interests: , cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiac Stress Testing, Carotid Artery Stenting, Cardiac Ablation, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ciro Cirrincione, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
120 East Higgins Road
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Ciro Cirrincione practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Cirrincione include knee problems, carpal tunnel surgery, and sports health. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Workers' Compensation, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Cirrincione is a graduate of the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and the University of Illinois College of Medicine and a graduate of Michael Reese Hospital's residency program. He speaks Italian. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, minimally invasive hip replacement, minimally invasive knee replacement, knee arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy

All Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Reconstruction, Shoulder Problems, Shoulder Surgery, Partial Knee ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 31
  • Uninsured Cost: $5,279 - $8,446
  • Medicare Cost: $204 - $1,238
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1253 South Rand Road
Arlington Heights, IL
 

Dr. James Hill's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Hill's areas of expertise consist of shoulder problems and elbow problems. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at Creighton University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Creighton University. Dr. Hill is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Clinical Interests: Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 104
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,843 - $4,000
  • Medicare Cost: $204 - $1,238

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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.