We found 10 providers with an interest in robotic surgery and who accept Humana near Merrillville, IN.

Dr. Tyler Edwards Emley, MD
Specializes in Urology
400 West 84th Drive
Merrillville, IN
 

Dr. Tyler Emley practices urology (urinary tract disease) in Merrillville, IN, Dyer, IN, and Hammond, IN. He has indicated that his clinical interests include robotic surgery. Dr. Emley is professionally affiliated with Franciscan Alliance. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. He attended Indiana University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. Dr. Emley is conversant in Spanish.

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Dr. Brian Robert Billmeyer, MD
Specializes in Urology
Merrillville, IN
 

Dr. Brian Billmeyer practices urology (urinary tract disease). Clinical interests for Dr. Billmeyer include robotic surgery. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine and performed his residency at Lahey Clinic. He speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Franciscan Alliance. Dr. Billmeyer welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Ramesh Unni, MD
Specializes in Urology
Merrillville, IN
 

Dr. Ramesh Unni's specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. In his practice, he is particularly interested in robotic surgery. Dr. Unni is affiliated with Franciscan Alliance. He graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and Indiana University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital. Dr. Unni takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Prayuk Andrew Waran, MD
Specializes in Women's Health, Gynecology
9470 Broadway
Crown Point, IN
 

Dr. P. Waran's specialties are women's health and gynecology. He practices in Dyer, IN, Hammond, IN, and Crown Point, IN. After attending Indiana University School of Medicine, Dr. Waran completed his residency training at New York Downtown Hospital. Clinical interests for Dr. Waran include infertility, fibroids, and endometrial ablation. Patient ratings for Dr. Waran average 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He speaks Thai. Dr. Waran is professionally affiliated with Franciscan Physician Network. Dr. Waran welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Timothy Edward Wiess, MD
Specializes in Women's Health, Gynecology
9470 Broadway
Crown Point, IN
 

Dr. Timothy Wiess' specialties are women's health and gynecology. He practices in Crown Point, IN. Dr. Wiess studied medicine at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Madigan Army Medical Center. His areas of expertise include infertility, fibroids, and endometrial ablation. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Wiess honors. Dr. Wiess's professional affiliations include Franciscan Physician Network and Franciscan St. Anthony Health - Crown Point. His practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Tom Nicholas Galouzis, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
7895 Grand Boulevard
Hobart, IN
 

Dr. Tom Galouzis' area of specialization is general surgery. Dr. Galouzis speaks Greek. His areas of expertise include robotic surgery. He is affiliated with Franciscan Alliance. He graduated from the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. Dr. Galouzis's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Francis Xavier Hussey, MD
Specializes in Women's Health, Gynecology
1201 South Main Street
Crown Point, IN
 

Dr. Francis Hussey's specialties are women's health and gynecology. He practices in Crown Point, IN, Dyer, IN, and Hammond, IN. Patients gave Dr. Hussey an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He has a special interest in robotic surgery. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Hussey's education and training includes medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and residency at a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU). He is affiliated with Franciscan Physician Network. He is open to new patients.

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Dr. Yukmei Rebecca Lam, MD
Specializes in Women's Health, Gynecology
7310 West Lincoln Highway
Crown Point, IN
 

Dr. Y. Lam specializes in women's health and gynecology. She has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. In her practice, she is particularly interested in menstrual disorders, menopause, and gynecologic surgery. Dr. Lam takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Lam is professionally affiliated with Franciscan Physician Network. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Dr. Eric Michael Woo, DO
Specializes in General Surgery
101 East 87th Avenue; Suite 420
Merrillville, IN
 

Dr. Eric Woo specializes in general surgery and practices in Crown Point, IN, Merrillville, IN, and Michigan City, IN. He is especially interested in robotic surgery. Dr. Woo is affiliated with Franciscan Alliance. His education and training includes medical school at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Midwestern University. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Woo's practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Prinn Kay Stang, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
Merrillville, IN
 

Dr. Prinn Stang's specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. Patient ratings for Dr. Stang average 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Stang has a special interest in robotic surgery. He is affiliated with Franciscan St. Anthony Health - Crown Point. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He has an open panel. Dr. Stang studied medicine at Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University. Dr. Stang is conversant in Thai.

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What is Robotic Surgery?

Robotic surgery is a type of minimally invasive surgery, using a tiny opening to get inside the body instead of making a large cut. It uses small tools attached to a thin robotic arm, which is controlled by the surgeon. You may see it referred to by the specific kind of robot used. The most advanced robot currently in use is called the da Vinci, and surgery using it is sometimes called da Vinci surgery.

There are many benefits to robotic surgery, both for the patient and the surgeon. Robotic surgery allows for more precise movements and increased control during very delicate surgical procedures. This makes performing surgery accurately much easier for surgeons and reduces fatigue. The smaller ‘hand’ of the robot can enter the body via a much smaller opening, which reduces the risk of infection and scarring and leads to a faster recovery. The robotic hands also contain tiny moveable cameras among their tools, giving surgeons a much closer view of the procedure than would be possible with traditional surgery.