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

Dr. Edward Lisecki's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). Dr. Lisecki accepts Medicare insurance. Dr. Lisecki obtained his medical school training at Tulane University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Fitzsimons Army Medical Center. He has an open panel.

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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, who practices in New Iberia, LA and Franklin, LA, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Osborne's average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Osborne include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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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 works as an urologist. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 12
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,523
  • Medicare Cost: $786
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
500 N Lewis; Suite 280
New Iberia, LA
 

Dr. Seth Rosenzweig is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. His areas of expertise include the following: arthroscopic surgery, osteoporosis, and sports health. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. 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 Vascular Surgery
1100 Andre Street
New Iberia, LA
 

Dr. Edward Dauterive practices vascular surgery. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans for medical school, 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
1307 Old Jeanerette Road; Suite 100
New Iberia, LA
 

Dr. William Cenac's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Cenac is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. He attended medical school at 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 works as a surgeon in New Iberia, LA. Dr. Morvant honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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 is a physician who specializes in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Walker honors. He attended medical school at 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 physician who specializes in surgery. Dr. Obrien is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He graduated from 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.