We found 8 providers matching minimally invasive surgery and who accept Cigna near Crystal Lake, IL.

Dr. Paul H Dehaan, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3922 Mercy Drive
Mchenry, IL
 

Dr. Paul Dehaan is a physician who specializes in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Dehaan include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). He is in-network for HFN, Coventry, Viant, and more. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin, Dr. Dehaan attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. He is affiliated with Mercy Health System and Centegra Health System. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Hip Problems, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Arthritis, Replacement ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael G Kogan, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2971 West Algonquin Road; Suite #101-a
Algonquin, IL
 

Dr. Michael Kogan's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine; he sees patients in Elgin, IL and Algonquin, IL. He attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and then went on to complete his residency at Ohio State University Medical Center. These areas are among his clinical interests: hip replacement, ACL reconstruction, and knee replacement. Dr. Kogan takes Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. His professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Delnor Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, knee arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy, ankle arthroscopy

All Interests: Sports Health, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Knee Surgery, Ankle Surgery, Hip Replacement, ... (Read more)

Dr. Vishvanath C Karande, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Obstetrics, Gynecology
407 Congress Parkway; Suite D
Crystal Lake, IL
 

Dr. Vishvanath Karande is a medical specialist in reproductive endocrinology and infertility, obstetrics, and gynecology. Dr. Karande's areas of expertise include the following: male infertility, endocrine diseases (hormone disorders), and hysteroscopy. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. After attending Seth G.S. Medical College for medical school, Dr. Karande completed his residency training at Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo. Dr. Karande (or staff) speaks the following languages: Marathi and Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Centegra Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

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

Dr. Christopher Skapallis Michael, MD
Specializes in Obstetrics, Gynecology
2971 W Algonquin Road; Suite 107
Algonquin, IL
 

Dr. Christopher Michael practices obstetrics and gynecology in Elgin, IL and Algonquin, IL. Dr. Michael attended Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County. Areas of expertise for Dr. Michael include novasure, infertility, and injectable fillers. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Delphi are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Michael takes. Dr. Michael (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Greek. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Centegra Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , da Vinci surgery

All Interests: NovaSure, Infertility, Botox Injection, Injectable Fillers, Da Vinci Surgery, Endometriosis

Dr. Richard William Broderick, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
750 Terra Cotta Avenue
Crystal Lake, IL
 

Dr. Richard Broderick is a neurosurgery specialist in Rockford, IL, Crystal Lake, IL, and Arlington Heights, IL. Patients rated Dr. Broderick highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Broderick include laminectomy, carpal tunnel surgery, and kyphoplasty (vertebral augmentation). He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Broderick is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. He trained at the University of Kentucky Medical Center for residency. He has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, and OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , kyphoplasty (vertebral augmentation)

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

Dr. Brad L Epstein, MD
Specializes in Obstetrics, Gynecology
2971 W Algonquin Road; Suite 107
Algonquin, IL
 

Dr. Brad Epstein's specialties are obstetrics and gynecology. His areas of expertise include the following: gynecological problems, high risk pregnancy, and novasure. Dr. Epstein is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He graduated from the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Epstein trained at Rush University Medical Center. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Relevant Interests: , da Vinci surgery

All Interests: NovaSure, Infertility, Botox Injection, Injectable Fillers, Da Vinci Surgery, Gynecological ... (Read more)

Dr. Raja Chatterji, MD
Specializes in Obstetrics, Gynecology
2230 Huntington Drive N
Algonquin, IL
 

Dr. Raja Chatterji's specialties are obstetrics and gynecology. He practices in Algonquin, IL, Elgin, IL, and Hoffman Estates, IL. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Chatterji include laparoscopic hysterectomy, pelvic floor therapy, and da vinci surgery. Dr. Chatterji is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Delphi, and more. He graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Louisiana State University. Dr. Chatterji (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, Bengali, and Hindi.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hysterectomy, da Vinci surgery

All Interests: Da Vinci Surgery, Pelvic Floor Therapy, Urogynecological Problems, Laparoscopic Hysterectomy, ... (Read more)

Gary F Ochwat
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
185 Heritage Drive; Unit 3
Crystal Lake, IL
 

Dr. Gary Ochwat is a podiatrist and foot and ankle surgeon in Schaumburg, IL, Elgin, IL, and Crystal Lake, IL. Clinical interests for Dr. Ochwat include arthroscopic surgery, hammer toe, and ingrown toenails. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Ochwat accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Arthroscopic Surgery, Laser Surgery, Ankle Problems, Foot Problems, Hammer Toe, Ingrown Toenails, ... (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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