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We found 8 providers with an interest in robotic surgery and who accept HealthCare USA near Kansas City, KS.

Dr. Gary Alan Johnson, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Gary Johnson's medical specialty is gynecologic oncology. His clinical interests include robotic surgery. He is affiliated with Saint Luke's East Hospital, Overland Park Regional Medical Center, and Saint Luke's South Hospital. After completing medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, Dr. Johnson performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Wisconsin. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice. Dr. Johnson has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic surgery

All Interests: Minimally Invasive Procedures, Robotic Surgery

Dr. Yelizaveta L Shnayder, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Ms 3010
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Yelizaveta Shnayder works as an ear, nose and throat specialist and head and neck plastic surgeon. Clinical interests for Dr. Shnayder include ablation, fine needle aspiration (FNA), and skull base surgery. She is affiliated with Kansas City VA Medical Center, Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City, and The University of Kansas Hospital. Dr. Shnayder accepts Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Shnayder is a graduate of New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Shnayder completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with New York University (NYU). Dr. Shnayder (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin, Sign Language, and Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic surgery, da Vinci surgery

All Interests: Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Nose Reconstruction, Nasal Polyps, Skin Cancer, Oral Cancer, Skull Base ... (Read more)

Dr. Christopher Gene Larsen, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Christopher Larsen is a physician who specializes in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Clinical interests for Dr. Larsen include graves disease, thyroid cancer, and thyroid surgery. Dr. Larsen's patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 out of 5 stars. He accepts Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. His residency was performed at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Dr. Larsen is affiliated with Kansas City VA Medical Center, Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City, and The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , da Vinci surgery

All Interests: Graves Disease, Deviated Septum, Sleep Disorders, Dizziness, Stenosis, Neck Pain, Sinus Headache, ... (Read more)

Dr. Megan Elizabeth Thompson, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
4320 Wornall Road; Medical Plaza 1, Suite 530
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Megan McNally's area of specialization is general surgery. She graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. She completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). Dr. McNally's areas of expertise consist of gastrointestinal cancer surgery and da vinci surgery. Dr. McNally is an in-network provider for Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. Her professional affiliations include Saint Luke's East Hospital, Saint Luke's South Hospital, and Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City.

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Relevant Interests: , da Vinci surgery

All Interests: Sarcoma, Da Vinci Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Melanoma, Gastrointestinal Cancer Surgery

Dr. Roberta Eugenia Blandon, MD
Specializes in Urogynecology
4320 Wornall Rd Medical Plaza
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Roberta Blandon's area of specialization is urogynecology. She has indicated that her clinical interests include robotic surgery, urinary incontinence, and pelvic organ prolapse. Dr. Blandon's hospital/clinic affiliations include Saint Luke's East Hospital, Saint Luke's North Hospital-Smithville, and Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City. She honors several insurance carriers, including Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice. Her education and training includes medical school at Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine and the University of Guadalajara, University Center of Health Sciences and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). In addition to English, she speaks Spanish.

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All Interests: Urinary Incontinence, Pelvic Prolapse, Urologic Disorders, Robotic Surgery

Dr. Michael Robert Arroyo, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
4320 Wornall Road; Suite 530
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Michael Arroyo's areas of specialization are general surgery and bariatric surgery. His areas of expertise include gastric bypass surgery, sleeve gastrectomy, and da vinci surgery. Dr. Arroyo's hospital/clinic affiliations include Saint Luke's East Hospital, Saint Luke's South Hospital, and Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City. After completing medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, he performed his residency at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. He takes several insurance carriers, including Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice.

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Relevant Interests: , da Vinci surgery

All Interests: Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Bypass Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Hiatal Hernia, Colon Problems, Nissen ... (Read more)

Dr. Alexander F Pak, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
2790 Clay Edwards Drive; Suite 510
North Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Alexander Pak practices cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, and thoracic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Pak include video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), heart transplant, and lung cancer surgery. Dr. Pak is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and then he performed his residency at Buffalo General Hospital. He has received the following distinction: Kansas City Super Doctors. Dr. Pak is professionally affiliated with North Kansas City Hospital (NKCH) and Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic surgery

All Interests: Heart Transplant, Lung Cancer Surgery, Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery, Robotic Surgery

Dr. Richard F. C. Hill, MD
Specializes in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology
4320 Wornall Road; Medical Plaza 1; Suite 336
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Richard Hill's areas of specialization are female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery and obstetrics & gynecology. He is especially interested in rectocele (posterior prolapse), cystocele (bladder prolapse), and uterine prolapse. He is affiliated with Saint Luke's East Hospital, Saint Luke's North Hospital-Smithville, and Saint Luke's South Hospital. Dr. Hill takes Coventry, TRICARE, Aetna Elect Choice, and more. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), Dr. Hill attended Creighton University School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , da Vinci surgery

All Interests: Rectocele, Cystocele, Uterine Prolapse, Da Vinci Surgery, Pelvic Prolapse, Hysterectomy

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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.