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We found 19 providers with an interest in robotic surgery and who accept Humana Simplicity HMO near Munster, IN.

Dr. Tyler Edwards Emley, MD
Specializes in Urology
5454 Hohman Avenue
Hammond, IN
 

Dr. Tyler Emley specializes in urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Emley speaks Spanish. His clinical interests include robotic surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Franciscan Alliance. He attended Indiana University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. Dr. Emley honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic surgery

All Interests: Robotic Surgery

Dr. Sameer Sharma, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology, Obstetrics
5815 S Calumet Avenue
Hammond, IN
 

Dr. Sameer Sharma is a physician who specializes in gynecologic oncology and obstetrics. Clinical interests for Dr. Sharma include robotic surgery. His professional affiliations include Mount Sinai Hospital, Cook County Health & Hospitals System, and Sinai Health System (Chicago). Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sharma honors. He is open to new patients. Dr. Sharma graduated from Rush Medical College and then he performed his residency at Aurora Sinai Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Wisconsin.

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All Interests: Robotic Surgery

Dr. Jay Song Hwang, MD
Specializes in Urology
7905 Calumet Avenue
Munster, IN
 

Dr. Jay Hwang practices urology (urinary tract disease). In Dr. Hwang's practice, he is particularly interested in robotic surgery. He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. After completing medical school at the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Indiana University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Hwang is affiliated with Franciscan Physician Network. He has an open panel.

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All Interests: Robotic Surgery

Dr. Brian Robert Billmeyer, MD
Specializes in Urology
9042 Columbia Avenue
Suite B Munster, IN
 

Dr. Brian Billmeyer's area of specialization is urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Billmeyer's areas of expertise include robotic surgery. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine and residency at Lahey Clinic. He speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Franciscan Alliance. Dr. Billmeyer has an open panel.

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All Interests: Robotic Surgery

Dr. Hassan Ismail Alsheik, MD
Specializes in Urology
929 Ridge Road; Suite 1
Munster, IN
 

Dr. Hassan Alsheik is an urologist in Munster, IN, Dyer, IN, and Hammond, IN. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. He is especially interested in robotic surgery. Dr. Alsheik is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Alsheik attended medical school at the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Arabic. He is affiliated with Franciscan Alliance. Dr. Alsheik's practice is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Robotic Surgery

Dr. Ramesh Unni, MD
Specializes in Urology
9042 Columbia Avenue
Suite B Munster, IN
 

Dr. Ramesh Unni's medical specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). Clinical interests for Dr. Unni include robotic surgery. Dr. Unni honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and Indiana University School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Unni is professionally affiliated with Franciscan Alliance. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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All Interests: Robotic Surgery

Dr. Prayuk Andrew Waran, MD
Specializes in Women's Health, Gynecology
5454 Hohman Avenue
Hammond, IN
 

Dr. P. Waran is a specialist in women's health and gynecology. After attending Indiana University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at New York Downtown Hospital. Clinical interests for Dr. Waran include infertility, fibroids, and endometrial ablation. Dr. Waran is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Waran is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He is conversant in Thai. He is affiliated with Franciscan Physician Network. Dr. Waran is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Infertility, Tumor, Urinary Incontinence, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, Surgical ... (Read more)

Dr. Andrew Roger Barksdale, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
801 Macarthur Boulevard; Suite 204
Munster, IN
 

Dr. Andrew Barksdale is a physician who specializes in cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, and thoracic surgery. Dr. Barksdale's areas of expertise include video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), pleurectomy, and lung cancer surgery. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He attended medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Barksdale trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky for residency. He is affiliated with Franciscan St. Francis Health - Indianapolis. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , da Vinci surgery

All Interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Lung Cancer Surgery, Atrial Fibrillation, Infective Endocarditis, Repeat ... (Read more)

Dr. Ibrahim Samir Zabaneh, MD
Specializes in Women's Health, Gynecology
509 Ridge Road
Munster, IN
 

Dr. Ibrahim Zabaneh's medical specialty is women's health and gynecology. He graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Zabaneh completed a residency program at Henry Ford Hospital. Dr. Zabaneh is especially interested in robotic surgery. Dr. Zabaneh's patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Zabaneh (or staff) is conversant in Arabic and Spanish. Dr. Zabaneh is affiliated with Franciscan Physician Network. He is accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Robotic Surgery

Dr. Padmaja Venkata Sanaka, MD
Specializes in Women's Health, Gynecology
1644 45th Street
Munster, IN
 

Dr. Padmaja Sanaka's specialties are women's health and gynecology. She has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Dr. Sanaka's areas of expertise include robotic surgery. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Kurnool Medical College, Dr. Sanaka performed her residency at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County. Dr. Sanaka (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Filipino and Hindi. She is professionally affiliated with Franciscan Physician Network. Dr. Sanaka is accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Robotic Surgery

Dr. Gerald Andrew Cahill, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Medicine, Bariatric Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
5454 Hohman Avenue
Hammond, IN
 

Dr. Gerald Cahill is a medical specialist in general surgery, bariatric surgery, and bariatric medicine. His clinical interests include robotic surgery. He is affiliated with Franciscan Alliance. Dr. Cahill attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. For his residency, Dr. Cahill trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Workers' Compensation, and United Healthcare POS, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has an open panel.

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All Interests: Laparoscopic Surgery, Rectal Cancer, Weight Loss Surgery, Robotic Surgery

Dr. Tom Nicholas Galouzis, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
5454 Hohman Avenue
Hammond, IN
 

Dr. Tom Galouzis is a general surgery specialist in Hobart, IN, Crown Point, IN, and Michigan City, IN. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Galouzis has a special interest in robotic surgery. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago, Dr. Galouzis attended medical school at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. He speaks Greek. He is professionally affiliated with Franciscan Alliance. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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All Interests: Robotic Surgery

Dr. John F Van Woert, MD
Specializes in Women's Health, Gynecology
7905 Calumet Avenue
Munster, IN
 

Dr. John Vanwoert specializes in women's health and gynecology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Vanwoert include robotic surgery. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Vanwoert graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. He is affiliated with Franciscan Physician Network. Dr. Vanwoert's practice is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Robotic Surgery

Dr. Francis Xavier Hussey, MD
Specializes in Women's Health, Gynecology
5454 Hohman Avenue
Hammond, IN
 

Dr. Francis Hussey, who practices in Crown Point, IN, Dyer, IN, and Hammond, IN, is a medical specialist in women's health and gynecology. His clinical interests include robotic surgery. Dr. Hussey is affiliated with Franciscan Physician Network. He studied medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU). Dr. Hussey has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Robotic Surgery

Dr. Yukmei Rebecca Lam, MD
Specializes in Women's Health, Gynecology
5454 Hohman Avenue
Hammond, IN
 

Dr. Y. Lam is a specialist in women's health and gynecology. She works in Schererville, IN, Crown Point, IN, and Dyer, IN. She is especially interested in menstrual disorders, menopause, and gynecologic surgery. She is professionally affiliated with Franciscan Physician Network. Dr. Lam studied medicine at Medical College of Wisconsin. On average, patients gave Dr. Lam a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. She welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Menopause, Family Planning, Menstrual Disorders, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Gynecological ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard Yiyu Zhu, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
701 Superior Avenue
Munster, IN
 

Dr. Richard Zhu is a specialist in general surgery. His areas of expertise include cancer surgery, breast surgery, and robotic surgery. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Zhu is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and a graduate of Saint Joseph Hospital, Chicago's residency program. Dr. Zhu is professionally affiliated with Franciscan Physician Network. He welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Cancer Surgery, Breast Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Gastrointestinal Problems, ... (Read more)

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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.