We found 74 providers matching minimally invasive surgery and who accept Coventry near Chevy Chase, MD.

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Specializes in General Practice, General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
106 Irving Street Nw, Suite 3400; Po Box North
Washington, DC
 

Dr. Timothy Shope's medical specialty is general practice, general surgery, and bariatric surgery. In Dr. Shope's practice, he is particularly interested in minimally invasive surgery and weight loss surgery (bariatric surgery). He is professionally affiliated with MedStar Health. Before performing his residency at Albany Medical Center, Dr. Shope attended MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Shope honors MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive surgery

All Interests: Weight Loss Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Dr. John S Brebbia, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
110 Irving Street Nw
Washington, DC
 

Dr. John Brebbia's areas of specialization are general surgery, bariatric surgery, and trauma surgery. Dr. Brebbia is especially interested in hernia surgery, abdominal surgery, and laparoscopic gastric banding. He is affiliated with Christiana Care Health System and MedStar Montgomery Medical Center. After completing medical school at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo. Patients rated Dr. Brebbia highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive surgery, laparoscopic gastric banding

All Interests: Laparoscopic Gastric Banding, Hernia Surgery, Abdominal Surgery, Weight Loss Surgery, Minimally ... (Read more)

Dr. Keith David Mortman, MD
Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
5215 Loughboro Road, Nw; 210
Washington, DC
 

Dr. Keith Mortman's specialty is thoracic surgery. In Dr. Mortman's practice, he is particularly interested in hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating), achalasia, and minimally invasive thoracic surgery. He takes MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and residency at Washington Hospital Center and Montefiore Medical Center. Dr. Mortman is affiliated with GW Medical Faculty Associates and MedStar Montgomery Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic surgery, minimally invasive thoracic surgery

All Interests: Achalasia, Cyst, Mediastinal Disease, Lung Problems, Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 37
  • Uninsured Cost: $598 - $2,878
  • Medicare Cost: $235 - $994
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Specializes in General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
3800 Reservoir Road Nw
Washington, DC
 

Dr. M. Marshall's medical specialty is general surgery and thoracic surgery. Dr. Marshall's average rating from her patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. She has a special interest in minimally invasive surgery, lung surgery, and esophageal surgery. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Marshall obtained her medical school training at Georgetown University School of Medicine and performed her residency at Georgetown University Medical Center. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Marshall include: National Ment Scholar; Rhode Island Scholarship for Academic Achievement; and Hugh Hussey Award (excellence in medical student teaching). She is affiliated with MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. She is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive surgery

All Interests: Thoracic Surgery Procedures, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Lung Surgery, Esophageal Surgery

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,648
  • Medicare Cost: $882
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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
110 Irving Street Nw; Suite 1e3
Washington, DC
 

Dr. Paul Corso is a specialist in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. He works in Washington, DC. Dr. Corso's clinical interests include stroke, vascular surgery procedures, and thoracic (chest) surgery procedures. He is professionally affiliated with MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. He attended medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Dr. Corso completed his residency training at George Washington University Medical Center and D.C. General Hospital. He honors MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has an open panel.

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Clinical Interests: Vascular Surgery Procedures, Thoracic Surgery Procedures, Stroke

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 19
  • Uninsured Cost: $5,960
  • Medicare Cost: $1,365
Dr. Marc Margolis, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
3800 Reservoir Road Nw; Pasquerilla Healthcare Center 4th Floor
Washington, DC
 

Dr. Marc Margolis' areas of specialization are cardiac surgery, general surgery, and thoracic surgery. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Areas of expertise for Dr. Margolis include cancer surgery, cancer, and hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating). He is professionally affiliated with MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Doctors Community Hospital, and Reston Hospital Center. He honors MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Margolis has an open panel. Before performing his residency at New York Methodist Hospital, Dr. Margolis attended the University of Cape Town Faculty of Health Sciences for medical school. He speaks Afrikaans.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive surgery, robotic surgery

All Interests: Cancer Surgery, Thoracic Surgery Procedures, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Hyperhidrosis, Cancer, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 164
  • Uninsured Cost: $605 - $4,861
  • Medicare Cost: $240 - $1,817
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Specializes in General Practice, General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
110 Irving Street Nw
Washington, DC
 

Dr. Elizabeth Zubowicz's medical specialty is general practice, general surgery, and bariatric surgery. She completed her residency training at Washington Hospital Center. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Zubowicz include minimally invasive surgery and weight loss surgery (bariatric surgery). MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Zubowicz takes. Dr. Zubowicz is conversant in French. She is affiliated with MedStar Health. She is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive surgery

All Interests: Weight Loss Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery

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Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
110 Irving Street Nw
Washington, DC
 

Dr. Frederick Finelli is a general surgery and bariatric surgery specialist. In his practice, Dr. Finelli focuses on colorectal surgery procedures, laparoscopic surgery, and weight loss surgery (bariatric surgery). Dr. Finelli is affiliated with MedStar Montgomery Medical Center. He honors MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, he performed his residency at Washington Hospital Center.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Weight Loss Surgery, Colorectal Surgery Procedures, Laparoscopic Surgery

Dr. David A. Strouse MD
Specializes in General Practice, Cardiac Electrophysiology
110 Irving Street Nw
Washington, DC
 

Dr. David Strouse is a general practitioner and cardiac electrophysiologist. He has a special interest in heart problems. Patient reviews placed Dr. Strouse at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Strouse's hospital/clinic affiliations include MedStar Health, Inova Fairfax Hospital, and Inova Alexandria Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical Interests: Heart Problems

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 35
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,902 - $2,894
  • Medicare Cost: $581 - $1,005
Dr. Evan H. Argintar MD
Specializes in General Practice, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
3900 Reservoir Road
Washington, DC
 

Dr. Evan Argintar's areas of specialization are general practice, orthopedics/orthopedic surgery, and sports medicine. His clinical interests include joint reconstruction, arthroscopic surgery, and sports injuries. He is affiliated with MedStar Health. Dr. Argintar graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Georgetown University Hospital. Patients gave Dr. Argintar an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Dr. Francis Xavier McGuigan, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Foot & Ankle Surgery, Sports Medicine
5530 Wisconsin Avenue; Suite 960
Chevy Chase, MD
 

Dr. Francis McGuigan's specialties are orthopedic trauma, adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery, and foot & ankle surgery. Dr. McGuigan (or staff) speaks the following languages: Mandarin, Telephone Interpretation, and Korean. Dr. McGuigan's areas of expertise include the following: knee problems, foot problems, and ankle problems. He is affiliated with MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. Dr. McGuigan obtained his medical school training at Georgetown University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Naval Hospital Oakland. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Orthopaedic Consultant to the White House and Pentagon. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Pain, Sports Health, Osteoporosis, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Ankle Problems, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Practice, Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3800 Reservoir Road, Nw; 1 Main West
Washington, DC
 

Dr. Paul Cooper is a general practitioner, foot doctor, and foot and ankle surgeon. Dr. Cooper is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He has indicated that his clinical interests include orthotics, foot reconstruction, and bunions. He is professionally affiliated with MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. He is an in-network provider for MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He is accepting new patients. Dr. Cooper attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at Union Memorial Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Orthotics, Foot Surgery, Reconstructive Surgery, Ankle Surgery, Foot Reconstruction, Bunions

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 27
  • Uninsured Cost: $942
  • Medicare Cost: $162
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Specializes in General Practice, Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
5454 Wisconsin Avenue; 11th Floor
Chevy Chase, MD
 

Dr. Mark Zawadsky's medical specialty is general practice and adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. Patients rated Dr. Zawadsky highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Zawadsky include hip replacement, knee problems, and knee replacement. He honors MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Dr. Zawadsky performed his residency at New York Orthopaedic Hospital. He is professionally affiliated with MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Hip Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Arthritis, Hip ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Practice, General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
110 Irving Street Nw
Washington, DC
 

Dr. Brian Bello works as a general practitioner, general surgeon, and colon and rectal surgeon. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center. His clinical interests include diverticular disease, crohn's disease, and ulcerative colitis. Dr. Bello takes several insurance carriers, including MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He is professionally affiliated with LifeBridge Health and MedStar Montgomery Medical Center. Dr. Bello welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery, robotic surgery

All Interests: Diverticular Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Rectal Problems, Anal Cancer, Fecal Incontinence, ... (Read more)

Dr. Edward V. Platia MD
Specializes in General Practice, Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
110 Irving Street, Nw; Suite 5a-12
Washington, DC
 

Dr. Edward Platia's medical specialty is general practice, adult cardiology, and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). Clinical interests for Dr. Platia include heart problems. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. MAMSI, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Platia honors. He attended Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Stanford Hospital & Clinics and a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University for residency. Dr. Platia (or staff) speaks Spanish, French, and Italian. Dr. Platia is affiliated with MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Suburban Hospital, and Inova Fairfax Hospital. Dr. Platia welcomes new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Heart Problems

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 120
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,189 - $2,831
  • Medicare Cost: $227 - $1,005
Dr. Ladin A Yurteri-Kaplan, MD
Specializes in Urogynecology
106 Irving Street, N W; Suite 405 South
Washington, DC
 

Dr. Ladin Yurteri-Kaplan's specialty is urogynecology. Her clinical interests include pelvic reconstructive surgery, bladder problems, and hysteroscopy. On average, patients gave Dr. Yurteri-Kaplan a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. She honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dr. Yurteri-Kaplan attended Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. She is conversant in Turkish. She is affiliated with ColumbiaDoctors and MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive surgery, laparoscopic surgery, robotic surgery

All Interests: Bladder Problems, Hysteroscopy, Rectal Prolapse, Fecal Incontinence, Surgical Procedures, Pelvic ... (Read more)

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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.