We found 7 providers matching minimally invasive surgery and who accept Blue Advantage near Bolingbrook, IL.

Dr. Ramanathapur K Natesh, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
640 S Washington Street; Suite 380
Naperville, IL
 

Dr. Ramanathapur Natesh is a general surgery specialist. Dr. Natesh (or staff) speaks the following languages: Kannada, Tamil, and Hindi. Areas of expertise for Dr. Natesh include breast cancer surgery, thyroid surgery, and varicose veins. He is affiliated with Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital. He studied medicine at Mysore Medical College. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Preferred Network Access (PNA), as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Breast Biopsy, Vascular Surgery Procedures, Hemorrhoid Surgery, Laser ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 23
  • Charge (avg.): $3,696
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $722
Dr. James Edward Rejowski, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
215 Remington Boulevard; #l
Bolingbrook, IL
 

Dr. James Rejowski's medical specialty is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). His areas of expertise include endoscopic sinus surgery, ear infection, and salivary gland problems. His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Rejowski is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Preferred Network Access (PNA), and more. Dr. Rejowski graduated from Rush Medical College. He has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist Health Partners (AHP), and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic sinus surgery

All Interests: Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Salivary Gland Problems, Tonsillectomy, Head and Neck Cancer, Thyroid ... (Read more)

Dr. John Hoon Lee, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
396 Remington Boulevard; Suite 130
Bolingbrook, IL
 

Dr. John Lee is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His areas of expertise include hip replacement, arthroscopic surgery, and knee replacement. He is professionally affiliated with Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist Health Partners (AHP), and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. Dr. Lee accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Preferred Network Access (PNA), as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine. Dr. Lee speaks Korean.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Finger Joint Replacement, Sports Health, Foot Surgery, Shoulder Surgery, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Shamim Y Patel, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
7425 Janes Avenue; Suite 204
Woodridge, IL
 

Dr. Shamim Patel is a general gynecologist. She studied medicine at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Patel include essure, vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC), and menopause. She is rated highly by her patients. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Patel accepts. Dr. Patel (or staff) speaks Hindi. She is affiliated with Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist Health Partners (AHP), and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital.

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

All Interests: Menopause, Infertility, Incontinence, Hysteroscopy, Vaginal Birth after Cesarean, Essure, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jody Y Lin, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
550 E Boughton Road
Bolingbrook, IL
 

Dr. Jody Lin is a medical specialist in general gynecology. He graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. Clinical interests for Dr. Lin include menopause, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), and incontinence. The average patient rating for Dr. Lin is 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Lin is affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Menopause, Infertility, Incontinence, Contraception, Laparoscopic Surgery, Laser Surgery, ... (Read more)

Elizabeth Ann Reiser-Loeber
Specializes in Dentistry
410 N Weber Road
Romeoville, IL
 

Dr. Elizabeth Reiser-Loeber is a dentist. These areas are among her clinical interests: dental implant surgery and teeth whitening. Dr. Reiser-Loeber takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , da Vinci surgery

All Interests: Dental Implant Surgery, Teeth Whitening, Da Vinci Surgery

Dr. Giovanni Curcio, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
396 Remington Boulevard; Suite 230
Bolingbrook, IL
 

Dr. Giovanni Curcio is a general gynecology specialist in Bolingbrook, IL. Clinical interests for Dr. Curcio include essure, menopause, and vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC). He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He studied medicine at the University of Palermo Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Curcio (or staff) speaks Spanish and Italian. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital and Adventist Health Network (AHN).

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Menopause, Infertility, Incontinence, Vaginal Birth after Cesarean, Essure, Contraception, ... (Read more)

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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.
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