We found 3 providers with an interest in robotic surgery and who accept Humana HMO Open Access Copay 100/1000 near Michigan City, IN.

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Dr. Julia G Garcia, MD
Specializes in Urology
1507 Wabash Street
Michigan City, IN
 

Dr. Julia Garcia's area of specialization is urology (urinary tract disease). In her practice, she is particularly interested in robotic surgery. Dr. Garcia is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. She has an open panel. She studied medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago.

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Dr. Michael J Messina, DO
Specializes in Women's Health, Gynecology
1507 Wabash Street
Michigan City, IN
 

Dr. Michael Messina specializes in women's health and gynecology and practices in Chesterton, IN and Michigan City, IN. He studied medicine at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine and Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Messina is especially interested in robotic surgery. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Messina's practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Lisa C Hendricks, MD
Specializes in Women's Health, Gynecology
1507 Wabash Street; Suite 500a
Michigan City, IN
 

Dr. Lisa Hendricks' areas of specialization are women's health and gynecology. She is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hendricks include robotic surgery. Dr. Hendricks is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Hendricks has an open panel. She studied medicine at New York Medical College.

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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.
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