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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. He has indicated that his clinical interests include robotic surgery. His professional affiliations include Saint Luke's East Hospital, Overland Park Regional Medical Center, and Saint Luke's South Hospital. Dr. Johnson graduated from the University of Kansas School of Medicine and then he 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. He 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 specializes in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) and head & neck plastic surgery. Dr. Shnayder (or staff) speaks the following languages: Mandarin, Sign Language, and Spanish. 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. She attended New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with New York University (NYU) for residency. She is an in-network provider for Coventry, TRICARE, Aetna Elect Choice, and more.

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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 works as an ear, nose and throat specialist. His patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 out of 5 stars. Clinical interests for Dr. Larsen include graves disease, thyroid cancer, and thyroid surgery. Dr. Larsen's professional affiliations include Kansas City VA Medical Center, Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City, and The University of Kansas Hospital. Dr. Larsen honors several insurance carriers, including Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine and residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center.

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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 medical specialty is general surgery. Dr. McNally's clinical interests encompass gastrointestinal cancer surgery and da vinci surgery. Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. McNally accepts. Her education and training includes medical school at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). 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 specialty is urogynecology. Dr. Blandon attended Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine and the University of Guadalajara, University Center of Health Sciences for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) for residency. She has a special interest in robotic surgery, urinary incontinence, and pelvic prolapse. She is in-network for Coventry, TRICARE, Aetna Elect Choice, and more. She is conversant in Spanish. Her professional affiliations include Saint Luke's East Hospital, Saint Luke's North Hospital-Smithville, and Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City.

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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 works as a general surgeon and bariatric surgeon. He studied medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. His training includes a residency program at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Dr. Arroyo's areas of expertise include gastric bypass surgery, sleeve gastrectomy, and da vinci surgery. Dr. Arroyo accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice. His hospital/clinic 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: 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 is a specialist in cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, and thoracic surgery. He works in Kansas City, MO and North Kansas City, MO. Areas of expertise for Dr. Pak include heart transplant, lung cancer surgery, and robotic surgery. He is affiliated with North Kansas City Hospital (NKCH) and Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City. He is in-network for Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Dr. Pak trained at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo for his residency. He has received professional recognition including the following: Kansas City Super Doctors.

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All Interests: Heart Transplant, Lung Cancer 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 is a Kansas City, MO physician who specializes in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery and obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Hill has indicated that his clinical interests include rectocele (posterior prolapse), cystocele (bladder prolapse), and uterine prolapse. His professional affiliations include Saint Luke's East Hospital, Saint Luke's North Hospital-Smithville, and Saint Luke's South Hospital. Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hill honors. He attended Creighton University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC).

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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.