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Specializes in Plastic Surgery
2901 Greenbriar Drive
Springfield, IL
 

Dr. Raj Sinha practices plastic surgery. His areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Sinha is a graduate of Medical College of Wisconsin. He honors Medicare insurance.

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Dr. Robert Charles Russell, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
320 E. Carpenter; Suite 1a
Springfield, IL
 

Dr. Robert Russell's specialties are plastic surgery and hand surgery. His areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Russell is in-network for Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of Indiana University School of Medicine.

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Dr. Beth Ann Bergman, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
2901 Greenbriar Drive
Springfield, IL
 

Dr. Beth Bergman is a physician who specializes in plastic surgery. She is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. Dr. Bergman's areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. She takes Medicare insurance. Dr. Bergman graduated from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine.

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All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Nose Surgery, Endoscopic Surgery, Pec Implants, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Plastic Surgery
747 N Rutledge Street
Springfield, IL
 

Dr. Michael Neumeister's medical specialty is plastic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Neumeister include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He accepts Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Plastic Surgery
2901 Greenbriar
Springfield, IL
 

Dr. Richard Brown is a specialist in plastic surgery. Dr. Brown attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. Clinical interests for Dr. Brown include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He honors Medicare insurance.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 18
  • Uninsured Cost: $954
  • Medicare Cost: $556

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What is Endoscopic Surgery?

Endoscopic surgery is a type of minimally invasive surgery using a tool called an endoscope, a kind of thin, hollow tube. The endoscope contains optical fibers that transmit light and images, so a doctor can see through it. It can be inserted through a small incision or into an opening in the body (such as the mouth, nose, or anus). The endoscope allows a physician access to see and perform procedures on the inside of the body without needing to make a large incision.

Once the endoscope is moved inside the body, the physician can use it to examine the area. Then very small tools can be moved through the tube of the endoscope and used to perform the surgery. Miniature forceps can take a biopsy or remove a growth, place and take out stitches, or collect cell samples. Endoscopic surgery can be used for many different procedures including sinus surgery, kidney stone removal and certain biopsies. It can even be used for brain surgery.

Because endoscopic surgery requires either a very tiny incision or none at all, there is very little scarring and a much easier recovery than with full open surgery.