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We found 49 providers matching laparoscopic surgery and who accept Unicare near Downers Grove, IL.

Dr. Andrew A Roth, MD
Specializes in Other, Obstetrics, Gynecology
246 E Janata Boulevard; Suite 130
Lombard, IL
 

Dr. Andrew Roth is an obstetrics and gynecology specialist in Lombard, IL. Dr. Roth studied medicine at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Rush University Medical Center. His areas of expertise include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), high risk pregnancy, and premenstrual syndrome (PMS). His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Roth is conversant in French. Dr. Roth is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Incontinence, Incontinence Surgery, High Risk Pregnancy, Fibroids, Women's Health Issues, Uterine ... (Read more)

Dr. Van Louis Vallina, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, Critical Care
430 Pennsylvania Avenue; Suite 350
Glen Ellyn, IL
 

Dr. Van Vallina is a general surgeon, bariatric surgeon, and critical care specialist. In addition to English, Dr. Vallina (or staff) speaks Spanish and German. Clinical interests for Dr. Vallina include breast biopsy, minimally invasive surgery, and breast surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. Dr. Vallina is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago for his residency. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Vallina accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Breast Biopsy, Colitis, Crohn's Disease, Gallbladder Problems, Surgical Procedures, Breast Surgery, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 16
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,023
  • Medicare Cost: $476
Dr. Pamela Ellen Ayres, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
950 York Road; Suite 201
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Pamela Dorne is a general gynecologist in River Forest, IL and Hinsdale, IL. Clinical interests for Dr. Dorne include gynecological problems, vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC), and menopause. She has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. She graduated from Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Dorne is professionally affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Menopause, Vaginal Birth after Cesarean, Contraception, Laparoscopic Surgery, Perimenopause, ... (Read more)

Dr. David A Klem, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
7 Blanchard Circle; Suite 104
Wheaton, IL
 

Dr. David Klem is a Wheaton, IL physician who specializes in general surgery and bariatric surgery. He graduated from Rush Medical College and then he performed his residency at Rush University Medical Center. These areas are among Dr. Klem's clinical interests: colorectal surgery procedures, colon cancer, and gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy). He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Klem honors. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. Dr. Klem is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Colon Cancer, Gallbladder Removal Surgery, Gastric Bypass Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Colorectal ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 25
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,051
  • Medicare Cost: $573
Dr. Anthony F Altimari, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
7 Blanchard Circle; Suite 104
Wheaton, IL
 

Dr. Anthony Altimari's medical specialty is general surgery. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Altimari include colorectal surgery procedures, breast surgery, and gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy). His professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. Dr. Altimari takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He has an open panel. He attended Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University for residency. Dr. Altimari has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Gallbladder Removal Surgery, Thyroid Surgery, Breast Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Hiatal Hernia, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 50
  • Uninsured Cost: $839 - $1,383
  • Medicare Cost: $486 - $617
Dr. Kenneth I Siegel, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
150 East Willow Avenue; Suite 200
Wheaton, IL
 

Dr. Kenneth Siegel is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist. His clinical interests include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), yeast infection (candidiasis), and high risk pregnancy. Dr. Siegel is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. He attended Tufts University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at the University of Rochester Medical Center. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Infertility, Yeast Infection, Laparoscopic Surgery, Premenstrual Syndrome, Hormone Replacement ... (Read more)

Dr. Yolanda I Chang, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
7 Blanchard Circle; Suite 104
Wheaton, IL
 

Dr. Yolanda Chang sees patients in Wheaton, IL. Her medical specialty is general surgery. In Dr. Chang's practice, she is particularly interested in colorectal surgery procedures, gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy), and hernia surgery. She is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. She is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. She is accepting new patients. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Peoria, Dr. Chang attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Gallbladder Removal Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Colorectal Surgery Procedures, Laparoscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Kenneth Ridge Macek, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
885 Roosevelt Road; Suite 102
Glen Ellyn, IL
 

Dr. Kenneth Macek works as a general OB/GYN. Clinical interests for Dr. Macek include essure, high risk pregnancy, and novasure. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Macek honors. He is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Macek trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago for his residency. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Essure, Contraception, High Risk Pregnancy, Fibroids, Endometrial Ablation, Ovarian Cysts, Uterine ... (Read more)

Dr. Steven Robert Daube, DO
Specializes in General Gynecology
950 York Road; Suite 102
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Steven Daube's medical specialty is general gynecology. He speaks Spanish. Clinical interests for Dr. Daube include laparoscopic hysterectomy, menopause, and vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC). Dr. Daube's hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Health Partners (AHP), Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN). He graduated from Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Daube's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Midwestern University. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hysterectomy, laparoscopic surgery

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

Dr. Thomas W Tomasik, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
7 Blanchard Circle; Suite 104
Wheaton, IL
 

Dr. Thomas Tomasik practices general surgery in Wheaton, IL. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Tomasik has indicated that his clinical interests include colorectal surgery procedures, gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy), and hernia surgery. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. He honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Tomasik's practice is open to new patients. He obtained his medical school training at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Abdominal Surgery, Gallbladder Removal Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Colorectal Surgery Procedures, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 40
  • Uninsured Cost: $925 - $1,332
  • Medicare Cost: $457 - $717
Dr. Matthew David Cox, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
430 Pennsylvania Avenue; Suite 350
Glen Ellyn, IL
 

Dr. Matthew Cox specializes in general surgery and practices in Winfield, IL and Glen Ellyn, IL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Cox include colorectal surgery procedures, gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy), and breast issues. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin, Dr. Cox attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign College of Medicine. Dr. Cox honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Gallbladder Problems, Gallbladder Removal Surgery, Hemorrhoids, Thyroid Problems, Thyroid Surgery, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 14
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,759
  • Medicare Cost: $739
Dr. Bernadette D Bernardo, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
150 East Willow Avenue; Suite 200
Wheaton, IL
 

Dr. Bernadette Bernardo works as a general obstetrician and gynecologist in Bloomingdale, IL, Naperville, IL, and Wheaton, IL. Her clinical interests include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), menstrual disorders, and high risk pregnancy. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Bernardo honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Bernardo studied medicine at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. She is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Infertility, Contraception, Laparoscopic Surgery, Menstrual Disorders, Sexually Transmitted ... (Read more)

Dr. Daniel J Douglas, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Daniel Douglas' area of specialization is general surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: breast cancer surgery, thyroid surgery, and parathyroid surgery. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Dr. Douglas attended medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. He has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hernia repair, laparoscopic gallbladder removal, laparoscopic surgery

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,900
  • Medicare Cost: $769
Dr. Reena Jabamoni, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Gynecology
3825 S Highland Avenue; Suite 306
Downers Grove, IL
 

Dr. Reena Jabamoni is a specialist in reproductive endocrinology and infertility and gynecology. Patient ratings for Dr. Jabamoni average 3.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Jabamoni include infertility, hysteroscopy, and ultrasound (sonogram). Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, and Centegra Health System. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Jabamoni honors. She studied medicine at Stanley Medical College. In addition to English, she speaks Tamil.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Infertility, Hysteroscopy, Ultrasound, in Vitro Fertilization, Hormone Testing, Laparoscopic ... (Read more)

Dr. David R De Haan, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
430 Warrenville Road; Suite 310
Lisle, IL
 

Dr. David Dehaan's specialty is general surgery. After attending the University of Michigan Medical School, he completed his residency training at Rush University Medical Center. Dr. Dehaan's areas of expertise include breast biopsy, colorectal surgery procedures, and thyroid problems. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and DuPage Medical Group (DMG). Dr. Dehaan has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Breast Biopsy, Endoscopic Surgery, Gallbladder Problems, Hernia, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 14
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,900
  • Medicare Cost: $748
Dr. Arnaldo R Torres, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
430 Pennsylvania Avenue; Suite 340
Glen Ellyn, IL
 

Dr. Arnaldo Torres is a general OB/GYN. His areas of expertise include menopause, high risk pregnancy, and osteoporosis. Dr. Torres is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Puerto Rico. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 2.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Torres takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Menopause, Nutrition Issues, Osteoporosis, Laparoscopic Surgery, Weight Management, Female Sexual ... (Read more)

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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.