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We found 13 providers matching minimally invasive surgery and who accept Aetna Choice POS near Winfield, IL.

Dr. David Owen Woodard, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
25 N Winfield Road; Suite 410
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. David Woodard is a general surgeon and bariatric surgeon in Winfield, IL and Bartlett, IL. Before completing his residency at Rush University Medical Center, Dr. Woodard attended medical school at SUNY Upstate Medical University. His clinical interests include colorectal surgery procedures, breast surgery, and gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy). Dr. Woodard accepts several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. His professional affiliations include 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: , minimally invasive surgery, laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, laparoscopic surgery, robotic surgery

All Interests: Breast Surgery, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Hernia Surgery, Colorectal Surgery Procedures, Laparoscopic ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 24
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,360 - $3,474
  • Medicare Cost: $427 - $685
Dr. Michael Arshad Rashid, MD
Specializes in Urology, Other
311 S County Farm Road; Suite B
Wheaton, IL
 

Dr. Michael Rashid specializes in urology (urinary tract disease). He obtained his medical school training at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Clinical interests for Dr. Rashid include sexual dysfunction, kidney stones, and urologic (genitourinary) cancer. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. Dr. Rashid has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery, laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Incontinence, Endoscopic Surgery, Urologic Cancer, Kidney Stones, Sexual ... (Read more)

Dr. John Paul Plante, MD
Specializes in Urology, Other
0n025 Winfield Road; Suite 407
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. John Plante's area of specialization is urology (urinary tract disease). He has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Areas of expertise for Dr. Plante include erectile dysfunction (impotence), kidney stones, and incontinence. Dr. Plante is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Dr. Plante obtained his medical school training at Wayne State University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Rush University Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction, Urologic Cancer, Kidney Stones, Laser Surgery, Infertility, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 105
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,000 - $3,200
  • Medicare Cost: $716 - $748
Dr. Jason William Cullen, DO
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
25 N Winfield Road
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Jason Cullen's specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Cullen's areas of clinical interest consist of women's health issues, osteopathic medicine, and robotic surgery. He honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Midwestern University, Dr. Cullen attended Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. Unfortunately, Dr. Cullen is not currently accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic surgery

All Interests: Osteopathic Medicine, Women's Health Issues, Robotic Surgery

Dr. Hythem P Shadid, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
444 Park Boulevard
Glen Ellyn, IL
 

Dr. Hythem Shadid is an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist. These areas are among Dr. Shadid's clinical interests: hip replacement, knee problems, and carpal tunnel surgery. His patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 out of 5 stars. He takes Preferred Network Access (PNA), Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. 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. Dr. Shadid is conversant in Arabic. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Delnor Hospital, and Adventist GlenOaks Hospital. Dr. Shadid's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, minimally invasive surgery, knee arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy

All Interests: Sports Health, Foot Surgery, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. John G Christensen Jr., MD
Specializes in Urology, Other
311 S County Farm Road; Suite B
Wheaton, IL
 

Dr. John Christensen is an urology (urinary tract disease) specialist in Wheaton, IL, Winfield, IL, and Geneva, IL. Dr. Christensen's areas of expertise include kidney stones, incontinence, and urodynamics (bladder function test). His professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. He attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. For his professional training, Dr. Christensen completed a residency program at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. Patient ratings for Dr. Christensen average 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Prostate Problems, Incontinence, Kidney Stones, Brachytherapy, Vasectomy, Vasectomy Reversal, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,000
  • Medicare Cost: $748
Dr. Parag M Doshi, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
303 E. Army Trail Road; Suite 414
Bloomingdale, IL
 

Dr. Parag Doshi practices adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm) in Schaumburg, IL, Oak Park, IL, and Bloomingdale, IL. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among Dr. Doshi's clinical interests: cardiac risk reduction, carotid artery disease, and heart attack. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist GlenOaks Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN). Preferred Network Access (PNA), Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Doshi accepts. Before completing his residency at Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn, Dr. Doshi attended medical school at Medical College Baroda. In addition to English, Dr. Doshi (or staff) speaks Filipino, Spanish, and Polish.

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Relevant Interests: , cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiac Stress Testing, Nuclear Stress Test, Cardiac Ablation, Hypertension, ... (Read more)

Dr. John Thomas Carroll, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
503 Thornhill Drive
Carol Stream, IL
 

Dr. John Carroll practices general obstetrics & gynecology. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. His clinical interests include menopause, well women care, and high risk pregnancy. Dr. Carroll honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Healthcare POS, and United Healthcare PPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin. He completed his residency training at Rush University Medical Center. Dr. Carroll is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Menopause, Laparoscopic Surgery, Well Women Care, Hormone Replacement Therapy, High Risk Pregnancy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Pablo F Soto, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
303 E. Army Trail Road; Suite 414
Bloomingdale, IL
 

Dr. Pablo Soto's specialties are adult cardiology and nuclear cardiology. He practices in Schaumburg, IL, Oak Park, IL, and Bloomingdale, IL. These areas are among his clinical interests: holter monitoring, cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT), and blood pressure problems. Dr. Soto is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist GlenOaks Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN). He takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Before performing his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Dr. Soto attended Duke University School of Medicine. He speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiac Stress Testing, Cardiac Ablation, Heart Problems, Blood Pressure ... (Read more)

Dr. Mark W Morrison, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
636 Raymond Drive; Suite 100
Naperville, IL
 

Dr. Mark Morrison's specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. Patients rated Dr. Morrison highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Morrison include menopause, high risk pregnancy, and endometriosis. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Morrison attended medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. His residency was performed at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Menopause, Incontinence, Laparoscopic Surgery, Hormone Replacement Therapy, High Risk Pregnancy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michelle L Szwedo, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
636 Raymond Drive; Suite 100
Naperville, IL
 

Dr. Michelle Szwedo is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist. Her areas of expertise include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), premenstrual syndrome (PMS), and laparoscopic surgery. She is rated 2.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Szwedo accepts. She studied medicine at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Szwedo's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. Her professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. She has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Laparoscopic Surgery, Premenstrual Syndrome, Hormone Replacement Therapy, Sexually Transmitted ... (Read more)

Dr. Tiffany Maryoung Rogers, DO
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
636 Raymond Drive; Suite 100
Naperville, IL
 

Dr. Tiffany Rogers practices general obstetrics & gynecology in Naperville, IL, Batavia, IL, and Bloomingdale, IL. These areas are among her clinical interests: menstrual disorders, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), and fibroids. Dr. Rogers is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. She attended medical school at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine. Her average rating from her patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Rogers accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. She is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery, robotic surgery

All Interests: Osteopathic Medicine, Laparoscopic Surgery, Menstrual Disorders, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, Hormone ... (Read more)

Dr. Keith L Komnick, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
303 E. Army Trail Road; #414
Bloomingdale, IL
 

Dr. Keith Komnick is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Komnick include carpal tunnel surgery, heel surgery, and cervical (neck) spine problems. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist GlenOaks Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN). He studied medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine. Dr. Komnick trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago for his residency. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare HMO, United Healthcare POS, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, hip arthroscopy, arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, knee arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy, ankle arthroscopy

All Interests: Heel Surgery, ACL Injury, Ankle Fracture, Foot Surgery, Bursitis, Partial Hip Replacement, Joint ... (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.