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We found 12 providers matching laparoscopic surgery and who accept United Healthcare Plans near Wheaton, IL.

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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. 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

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. Michael G Larry, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
28375 Davis Parkway; Suite 901
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. Michael Larry's area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Larry's areas of expertise include the following: essure, novasure, and infertility. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Rush University Medical Center, Dr. Larry attended medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Larry's hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Incontinence, Essure, Women's Health Issues, Endometrial Ablation, Stress Urinary Incontinence, ... (Read more)

Dr. Anthony F Altimari, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
7 Blanchard Circle; Suite 104
Wheaton, IL
 

Dr. Anthony Altimari is a general surgery specialist. Dr. Altimari has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. These areas are among his clinical interests: colorectal surgery procedures, breast surgery, 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. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University, Dr. Altimari attended medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. He has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. Dr. Altimari welcomes new patients.

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

Dr. Yolanda Chang, who practices in Wheaton, IL, is a medical specialist in general surgery. In Dr. Chang's practice, she is particularly interested in colorectal surgery procedures, gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy), and hernia surgery. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chang accepts. After completing medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Peoria. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. Dr. Chang welcomes new patients.

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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
1800 N Main Street
Wheaton, IL
 

Dr. Kenneth Macek practices general obstetrics & gynecology in Glen Ellyn, IL, Warrenville, IL, and Wheaton, IL. Dr. Macek's clinical interests 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 studied medicine at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Macek's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

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

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

Dr. Thomas Tomasik, who practices in Wheaton, IL, is a medical specialist in general surgery. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University, Dr. Tomasik attended medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Tomasik's areas of expertise include the following: colorectal surgery procedures, gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy), and hernia surgery. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Tomasik takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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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. James M Bowles, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
28375 Davis Parkway; Suite 901
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. James Bowles is a specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. He works in Warrenville, IL and Geneva, IL. The average patient rating for Dr. Bowles is 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He graduated from Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Rush University Medical Center. Dr. Bowles's hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Menopause, NovaSure, Loop Electrosurgical Excision, Laparoscopic Surgery, Menstrual Disorders, ... (Read more)

Dr. Bruce Walter Lindgren, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
25 N. Winfield Road
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Bruce Lindgren practices pediatric urology in Chicago, IL, Westchester, IL, and Winfield, IL. After completing medical school at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. He has a special interest in hydronephrosis, laparoscopic surgery, and da vinci surgery. Dr. Lindgren has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. His professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. Dr. Lindgren is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Kidney Stones, Urologic Disorders, Urologic Surgery, Hydronephrosis, Hypospadias, Hernia, ... (Read more)

Dr. Katherine Ann Barsness, MS, MD
Specializes in Pediatric General Surgery
25 N Winfield Road
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Katherine Barsness is a pediatric general surgeon in Chicago, IL, Winfield, IL, and Lake Forest, IL. These areas are among her clinical interests: minimally invasive surgery, pectus excavatum, and colon problems. Dr. Barsness takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. She graduated from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Barsness completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Barsness has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Rectal Problems, Pyloric Stenosis, Abdominal Problems, Esophagus Problems, Lung Problems, Surgical ... (Read more)

Dr. Barbara M Buttin, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
25 N. Winfield Road
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Barbara Buttin is a gynecologic oncology specialist. She attended medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Buttin include ovarian cancer, endometrial cancer, and cervical cancer. She takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Buttin is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. She has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Clinical Trials, Ovarian Cancer, Endometrial Cancer, Laparoscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 42
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,940 - $4,626
  • Medicare Cost: $555 - $1,163
Dr. Stephen E Heim, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
27650 Ferry Road; Suite 100
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. Stephen Heim specializes in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in Warrenville, IL and Bartlett, IL. His clinical interests include sciatica, microsurgery, and spinal fusion. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. Before performing his residency at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, Dr. Heim attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Heim accepts several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Back Problems, Neck Problems, Sciatica, Spine Problems, Spine Surgery Procedures, Microsurgery, ... (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.