We found 107 providers matching minimally invasive surgery and who accept Humana POS near Lisle, IL.

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

Dr. Van Vallina's areas of specialization are general surgery, bariatric surgery, and critical care (intensive care medicine). Dr. Vallina's average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include breast biopsy, minimally invasive surgery, and breast surgery. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Vallina graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Vallina (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and German. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. Dr. Vallina's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive surgery, 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. David A Klem, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
7 Blanchard Circle; Suite 104
Wheaton, IL
 

Dr. David Klem is a specialist in general surgery and bariatric surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Klem average 4.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Klem include colorectal surgery procedures, colon cancer, and gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy). He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Rush Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Rush University Medical Center for residency. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. Dr. Klem welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery, robotic 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. Robert B Love, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Critical Care
4405 Weaver Parkway
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. Robert Love practices general surgery, thoracic surgery, and critical care (intensive care medicine). Clinical interests for Dr. Love include robotic surgery. His professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. Dr. Love attended Rush Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Wisconsin. Patient ratings for Dr. Love average 3.0 stars out of 5. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Love honors. He has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic surgery

All Interests: Robotic Surgery

Dr. George B Kuzycz, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
25 N Winfield Road; Suite 201
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. George Kuzycz works as a thoracic surgeon in Winfield, IL and Geneva, IL. In addition to English, he speaks Ukrainian. Dr. Kuzycz's areas of expertise consist of video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), lung cancer, and vascular surgery procedures. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. He graduated from Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kuzycz honors.

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Relevant Interests: , video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS)

All Interests: Vascular Surgery Procedures, Thoracic Surgery Procedures, Lung Cancer, Open Heart Surgery, Mitral ... (Read more)

Dr. Paul Eugene Papierski, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1 Trans Am Plaza Drive; Suite 460
Oak Brook Terrace, IL
 

Dr. Paul Papierski works as a hand surgeon and orthopedic surgeon. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Papierski's clinical interests include arthroscopic surgery, microsurgery, and hand problems. He honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Papierski graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Papierski (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Arabic and Spanish. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), and Vista Health System. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Papierski's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Work Injuries, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Joseph Lee Daw Jr., MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
430 Warrenville Road; Suite 310
Lisle, IL
 

Dr. Joseph Daw's areas of specialization are plastic surgery and oral and maxillofacial surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: dermabrasion, body contouring, and botox injection. The average patient rating for Dr. Daw is 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Daw takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He attended Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Carle Foundation Hospital and McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. Dr. Daw has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Eyelid Problems, Injectable Fillers, ... (Read more)

Dr. Latoya Jeaneen Perry, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
4405 Weaver Parkway
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. Latoya Perry practices gynecologic oncology in Geneva, IL and Warrenville, IL. Dr. Perry's clinical interests include robotic surgery. She is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing her residency at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University and a hospital affiliated with the University of Wisconsin, Dr. Perry attended medical school at Medical College of Wisconsin. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. Dr. Perry has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic surgery

All Interests: Robotic Surgery

Dr. Avi Mazumdar, MD
Specializes in Interventional Neuroradiology, Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology
25 N Winfield Road; Suite 500
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Avi Mazumdar is an interventional neuroradiologist, interventional radiologist, and diagnostic radiologist in Winfield, IL and New Lenox, IL. He has a special interest in vertebroplasty, brain aneurysm, and carotid artery disease. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Mazumdar studied medicine at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology. Dr. Mazumdar is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , vertebroplasty

All Interests: Compression Fractures, Vertebroplasty, Brain Aneurysm, Carotid Artery Disease

Dr. Charles Edward Miller, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Gynecology
120 Osler Drive; Suite 100
Naperville, IL
 

Dr. Charles Miller works as an infertility specialist and gynecologist in Naperville, IL and Schaumburg, IL. Dr. Miller graduated from Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Miller include endometriosis, laparoscopic myomectomy, and in vitro fertilization (IVF). The average patient rating for Dr. Miller is 3.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Miller accepts. He has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors. Dr. Miller is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive surgery, laparoscopic myomectomy

All Interests: Laparoscopic Myomectomy, in Vitro Fertilization, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Gynecological ... (Read more)

Dr. Henry Darchon Huang, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
25 N Winfield Road; Suite 201
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Henry Huang is an adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm) specialist. Dr. Huang's areas of expertise include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), ablation, and cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT). He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Dr. Huang completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. Unfortunately, he is not currently accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)

All Interests: Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy, Ablation, Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Insertion, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Andrew Roth practices obstetrics and gynecology. Patient reviews placed Dr. Roth at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), high risk pregnancy, and premenstrual syndrome (PMS). He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has an open panel. Dr. Roth graduated from Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Rush University Medical Center. He is conversant in French.

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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. Sandeep S Jejurikar, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery, Other
3800 Highland Avenue; #106
Downers Grove, IL
 

Dr. Sandeep Jejurikar's areas of specialization are plastic surgery and hand surgery. Dr. Jejurikar is a graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago for residency. His areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Jejurikar takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. He has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Jejurikar's hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

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

Dr. William Robert Ii Sterba II, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
101 E 75th Street; Suite 100
Naperville, IL
 

Dr. William Sterba practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Sterba's areas of expertise include knee problems, minimally invasive surgery, and arthritis. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. He graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Henry Ford Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Sterba has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthritis, Joint Reconstruction, Hip Problems, Minimally ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard Lawrence Makowiec, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
101 E 75th Street; Suite 100
Naperville, IL
 

Dr. Richard Makowiec's areas of specialization are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery; he sees patients in Warrenville, IL and Naperville, IL. After attending the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school, he completed his residency training at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. Dr. Makowiec's areas of expertise include arthroscopic surgery, arthritis, and sports health. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Delnor Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Wrist Problems, Endoscopic Surgery, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Tennis Elbow, ... (Read more)

Dr. Craig Alexander A Smith, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
430 Warrenville Road; Suite 310
Lisle, IL
 

Dr. Craig Smith practices pediatric urology in Winfield, IL, Lombard, IL, and Lisle, IL. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Smith include sacral nerve stimulation (SNS), urologic (genitourinary) cancer, and urologic (genitourinary) disorders. Dr. Smith's professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. Dr. Smith takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He is accepting new patients. He attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery, robotic surgery

All Interests: Sacral Nerve Stimulation, Urologic Cancer, Surgical Procedures, Urologic Disorders, Reconstructive ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 28
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,936 - $8,732
  • Medicare Cost: $735 - $748
Dr. Matthew Osceola Nora, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology
3825 Highland Avenue; Tower 2 Suite 400
Downers Grove, IL
 

Dr. Matthew Nora's medical specialty is cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). His areas of expertise include heart problems, electrophysiological (EP) study, and hypertension (high blood pressure). He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. Dr. Nora obtained his medical school training at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and performed his residency at Mayo Clinic. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Nora is accepting new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, Heart Stent Placement, Arrhythmias, Electrophysiological Study, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 76
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,559 - $3,000
  • Medicare Cost: $579 - $981

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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.