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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
516 Jefferson Terr Boulevard; Suite 100
New Iberia, LA
 

Dr. Edward Lisecki is an orthopedic surgeon in New Iberia, LA. Dr. Lisecki is a graduate of Tulane University School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Fitzsimons Army Medical Center. His areas of expertise include the following: knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). Patient ratings for Dr. Lisecki average 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Lisecki is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Hip Problems, Osteoporosis, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
516 Jefferson Terrace; Suite 100
New Iberia, LA
 

Dr. John Osborne's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Osborne include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. On average, patients gave Dr. Osborne a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Hip Problems, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Urology
500 N Lewis Street; Suite 270
New Iberia, LA
 

Dr. David Benson practices urology (urinary tract disease). Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Benson honors. Dr. Benson is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 12
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,523
  • Medicare Cost: $786
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Specializes in Vascular Surgery
1100 Andre Street
New Iberia, LA
 

Dr. Edward Dauterive practices vascular surgery. Dr. Dauterive is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He completed his residency training at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 14
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,064
  • Medicare Cost: $658
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
500 N Lewis; Suite 280
New Iberia, LA
 

Dr. Seth Rosenzweig works as an orthopedist and sports medicine specialist in New Iberia, LA. His areas of expertise include arthroscopic surgery, osteoporosis, and sports health. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rosenzweig takes. Dr. Rosenzweig is a graduate of Tulane University School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Hip Problems, Osteoporosis, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 59
  • Uninsured Cost: $689 - $2,771
  • Medicare Cost: $165 - $1,004
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1307 Old Jeanerette Road; Suite 100
New Iberia, LA
 

Dr. William Cenac works as an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Cenac takes Medicare insurance. He graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 12
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,417
  • Medicare Cost: $472
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Specializes in Surgery
2309 E Main Street; Suite 200
New Iberia, LA
 

Dr. Jason Morvant practices surgery. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Morvant honors.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 12
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,556
  • Medicare Cost: $606
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Specializes in Otolaryngology
2312 E Main Street; Street A Street
New Iberia, LA
 

Dr. James Walker practices otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Walker is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 70
  • Uninsured Cost: $564 - $12,594
  • Medicare Cost: $439 - $2,683
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Specializes in Surgery
602 N Lewis Street; Suite 100
New Iberia, LA
 

Dr. Kurt Obrien is a surgery specialist. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Obrien is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 31
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,328 - $1,774
  • Medicare Cost: $482 - $642

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What is Minimally Invasive Surgery?

Minimally invasive surgery is surgery performed using tiny tools and several small incisions instead of one large one. First performed in the 1980s, minimally invasive surgery has now become commonly used for all kinds of procedures because it offers so many benefits over traditional surgery.

Since minimally invasive surgery minimizes the amount of injury that a patient experiences by avoiding a large incision, it typically results in fewer issues after surgery. There tend to be fewer stitches needed, less scarring, less pain, a faster recovery time, and a lower risk of infection. Some minimally invasive procedures even require less anesthesia than usual.

There are three main types of minimally invasive surgery:
  • Laparoscopic surgery, where several small incisions are made. A tiny camera is inserted into one, and the surgeon looks at the procedure on a video screen while moving tools through the other openings.
  • Endoscopic surgery, which is performed using an endoscope. An endoscope is a thin, hollow tube that contains a camera. It can be inserted either through a small incision or an existing opening such as the nose. Tiny tools can be passed through the tube to the area that needs to be worked on.
  • Robotic surgery, which uses tools that are even smaller and more precise than laparoscopic tools. The tools and camera are inserted through a small opening, and then the surgeon controls the robot from a computer in another room.

Minimally invasive surgery is not the right choice in every situation. However in many cases, it makes surgery less difficult to handle.