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Dr. Peter C Rantis Jr., MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, Other, Colon & Rectal Surgery
4885 Hoffman Boulevard; Suite 400
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Peter Rantis practices general surgery, bariatric surgery, and colon & rectal surgery in Hoffman Estates, IL and Elk Grove Village, IL. Clinical interests for Dr. Rantis include groin hernia, gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy), and rectal surgery. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). He attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University for residency. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna Medicare, and United Healthcare HMO.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic surgery

All Interests: Gallbladder Removal Surgery, Anorectal Surgery, Rectal Surgery, Colon Problems, Weight Loss, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 12
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,494
  • Medicare Cost: $926
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Specializes in Pediatric Surgery, General Surgery
1555 Barrington Road; Lower Level - Women & Childrens Hospital
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Ami Shah is a pediatric surgery and general surgery specialist. Her areas of expertise include the following: thyroid problems, crohn's disease, and parathyroid disease. Dr. Shah's professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and OSF Saint Francis Medical Center. She graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign College of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Preferred Network Access (PNA) are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Shah honors.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Breast Biopsy, Bronchoscopy, Burns, Intestinal Problems, Hemorrhoid Surgery, Crohn's Disease, ... (Read more)

Dr. Bill Chiu, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Surgery, General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
1555 Barrington Road; Lower Level - Women & Childrens Hospital
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Bill Chiu's medical specialty is pediatric surgery, general surgery, and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). After completing medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. In his practice, Dr. Chiu focuses on minimally invasive surgery and neonatal surgery. Dr. Chiu honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Tufts Health Plan, and Humana HMO. He is conversant in Mandarin and Taiwanese. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. Dr. Chiu's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive surgery

All Interests: Neonatal Surgery, Surgical Procedures, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Dr. Paul J Guske Jr., MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, Other
4885 Hoffman Boulevard; Suite 400
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Paul Guske is a specialist in general surgery and bariatric surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Guske include gastric bypass surgery, colon surgery, and sleeve gastrectomy. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Guske takes. Dr. Guske attended Medical College of Wisconsin for medical school and subsequently trained at Chicago Medical School for residency. He is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gallbladder Problems, Hernia, Gastric Bypass Surgery, Colon Surgery, Thyroid ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 58
  • Uninsured Cost: $971 - $3,617
  • Medicare Cost: $464 - $1,784
James M Kane Jr.
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, Other
4885 Hoffman Boulevard; Suite 400
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Mr. James Kane is a general surgeon and bariatric surgeon. His average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Mr. Kane include thyroid problems, gastric bypass surgery, and breast issues. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Aetna Medicare, as well as other insurance carriers. Mr. Kane's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois. He 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: , laparoscopic gastric banding

All Interests: Laparoscopic Gastric Banding, Rectal Problems, Gallbladder Problems, Neck Problems, Hernia, Gastric ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 56
  • Uninsured Cost: $834 - $3,368
  • Medicare Cost: $358 - $1,684
Dr. Connie Jean Rossini, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Surgery, General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
1555 Barrington Road; Lower Level - Women & Childrens Hospital
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Connie Rossini is a specialist in pediatric surgery, general surgery, and bariatric surgery. Her clinical interests include minimally invasive surgery and neonatal surgery. She is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. Dr. Rossini is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. She graduated from Eastern Virginia Medical School and then she performed her residency at Baystate Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive surgery

All Interests: Minimally Invasive Surgery, Neonatal Surgery

Dr. Jonathan W Wallace, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, Other
4885 Hoffman Boulevard; Suite 400
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Jonathan Wallace's areas of specialization are general surgery and bariatric surgery. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Clinical interests for Dr. Wallace include colorectal problems, hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating), and breast surgery. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Wallace accepts. Dr. Wallace graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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

All Interests: Hyperhidrosis, Thyroid Surgery, Breast Surgery, Varicose Veins, Laparoscopic Surgery, Da Vinci ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 18
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,493
  • Medicare Cost: $672
Dr. Szymon Sami Rosenblatt, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
1555 Barrington Road; Suite 2400
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Szymon Rosenblatt works as a neurosurgeon. His areas of expertise include cervical laminectomy, disc replacement, and anterior cervical fusion. Dr. Rosenblatt is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Düsseldorf Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Boston Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University for residency. He has received the following distinctions: Chicago Super Doctors and US News Top Doctor. In addition to English, Dr. Rosenblatt speaks German. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and NorthShore University HealthSystem.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive spine surgery

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

Dr. Sandeep S Jejurikar, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery, Other
1585 N Barrington Road; Suite 601
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Sandeep Jejurikar is a plastic surgery and hand surgery specialist. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Areas of expertise for Dr. Jejurikar include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients. Dr. Jejurikar is a graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School. For his professional training, Dr. Jejurikar completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago. He has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors. He speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Wrist Problems, Endoscopic Surgery, Pec Implants, Injectable ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Fentriss Wilson, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
1555 Barrington Road; Suite 2300b
Hoffman Estates, 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. Ketan Narandas Jobanputra, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Obstetrics, Gynecology
1515 West Lake Street, #208; Alexian Brothers' Hospital Pavilion
Hanover Park, IL
 

Dr. Ketan Jobanputra practices reproductive endocrinology and infertility, obstetrics, and gynecology in Blue Island, IL, Elk Grove Villiage, IL, and Chicago, IL. These areas are among his clinical interests: menopause, cryotherapy, and contraception (birth control). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Holy Cross Hospital, Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), and MetroSouth Medical Center. Dr. Jobanputra takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. After attending Seth G.S. Medical College for medical school, he completed his residency training at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center. Dr. Jobanputra (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, Gujarati, and Hindi.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Menopause, Cryosurgery, Infertility, Contraception, Laparoscopic Surgery, Perimenopause, ... (Read more)

Dr. Josh Coskun Tunca, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology, Other, Obstetrics
120 W. Golf Road; Suite 212
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Josh Tunca, who practices in Palatine, IL and Schaumburg, IL, is a medical specialist in gynecologic oncology and obstetrics. Before performing his residency at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Emory University, Dr. Tunca attended Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine for medical school. His areas of expertise include colposcopy, ovarian cancer, and chemotherapy. Patient ratings for Dr. Tunca average 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Tunca honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Tunca include: Chicago Super Doctors and US News Top Doctor. In addition to English, he speaks Turkish. His professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Centegra Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , da Vinci surgery

All Interests: Colposcopy, Ovarian Cancer, Da Vinci Surgery, Laser Surgery, Chemotherapy

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 29
  • Uninsured Cost: $4,750
  • Medicare Cost: $704
Dr. Aijaz Alvi, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
3150 W. Higgins Road; Suite 130
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Aijaz Alvi's specialty is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). In Dr. Alvi's practice, he is particularly interested in sinuplasty, hearing test, and allergy testing. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Centegra Health System. Before performing his residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Dr. Alvi attended Penn State College of Medicine for medical school. On average, patients gave Dr. Alvi a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE.

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Relevant Interests: , sinuplasty

All Interests: Hearing Test, Sinuplasty, Sinus Surgery, Allergy Testing, Endoscopy

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 57
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,233 - $11,893
  • Medicare Cost: $494 - $2,604
Dr. Mohammed Nasir Nasir, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
1555 Barrington Road; Suite 4250
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Mohammed Khan's medical specialty is adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Khan attended the University of Texas Medical School at Houston for medical school. These areas are among his clinical interests: holter monitoring, electrophysiological (EP) study, and ventricular tachycardia. Dr. Khan takes Preferred Network Access (PNA), Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Khan has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Khan (or staff) speaks Urdu and Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Cardiovascular Associates, and Adventist GlenOaks Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiac Ablation, Heart Problems, Arrhythmias, Electrophysiological Study, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 65
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,000 - $3,250
  • Medicare Cost: $573 - $1,012
Dr. Bruce Walter Lindgren, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
1555 N Barrington Road, Suite 415; Doctor's Building #1
Hoffman Estates, IL
 

Dr. Bruce Lindgren is a specialist in pediatric urology. He works in Chicago, IL, Westchester, IL, and Winfield, IL. In his practice, he is particularly interested in hydronephrosis, laparoscopic surgery, and da vinci surgery. Patients gave Dr. Lindgren an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO. He graduated from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago.

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

All Interests: Kidney Stones, Urologic Disorders, Urologic Surgery, Hydronephrosis, Hypospadias, Hernia, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jason William Cullen, DO
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
471 W Army Trail Road
Bloomingdale, IL
 

Dr. Jason Cullen's medical specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. His areas of expertise include the following: women's health issues, osteopathic medicine, and robotic surgery. Dr. Cullen's professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. After completing medical school at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Midwestern University. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Cullen accepts. He is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic surgery

All Interests: Osteopathic Medicine, Women's Health Issues, Robotic Surgery

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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.