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We found 9 providers matching minimally invasive surgery and who accept Health Alliance Plan near Brighton, MI.

Dr. William Kemp Johnston III, MD
Specializes in Urology
12660 Ten Mile Road
South Lyon, MI
 

Dr. William Johnston's specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). Areas of expertise for Dr. Johnston include peyronie's disease (penile curvature), erectile dysfunction (impotence), and kidney stones. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Detroit Medical Center (DMC), St. John's Hospital, and St. Mary Mercy Livonia. Dr. Johnston honors Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HealthSmart, and more. He obtained his medical school training at Albany Medical College and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic surgery

All Interests: Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney Stones, Kidney Cancer, Urologic Disorders, Gynecological Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. David C Markel, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
8273 Grand River; Suite 210
Brighton, MI
 

Dr. David Markel's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Markel include knee replacement, minimally invasive surgery, and hip surgery. Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Markel takes. Dr. Markel graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. Dr. Markel speaks French. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor and St. John Providence Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive surgery

All Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Surgical Procedures, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Knee ... (Read more)

Dr. Laith Anastas Farjo, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2305 Genoa Business Park Drive; Suite 170
Brighton, MI
 

Dr. Laith Farjo is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist in Brighton, MI. He is conversant in Hmong. Dr. Farjo's areas of expertise include the following: hip arthroscopy, bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and sports health. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor, Advanced Orthopedics (Plano, TX), and St. John Providence Health System. Dr. Farjo is a graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School. For his professional training, Dr. Farjo completed residency programs at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Health Alliance Plan (HAP), in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Detroit Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, hip arthroscopy, knee arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy, ankle arthroscopy

All Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Sports Health, Shoulder Reconstruction, Hip ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 167
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,700 - $3,000
  • Medicare Cost: $196 - $1,194
Dr. William Higginbotham III, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
8273 Grand River; Suite 210
Brighton, MI
 

Dr. William Higginbotham is an orthopedic surgeon in Southfield, MI and Brighton, MI. His areas of expertise include the following: hip replacement, knee replacement, and bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. He is in-network for Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Higginbotham graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and then he performed his residency at Grace Hospital, Detroit and Mount Carmel Health System. He is professionally affiliated with St. John Providence Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthroscopy

All Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Knee Pain, Fractures, Surgical Procedures, Knee ... (Read more)

Dr. Jefferey Eric Michaelson, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
8273 Grand River; Suite 210
Brighton, MI
 

Dr. Jefferey Michaelson is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He works in Southfield, MI, Novi, MI, and Brighton, MI. He attended Wayne State University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University for residency. Areas of expertise for Dr. Michaelson include knee problems, bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and sports health. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Michaelson is affiliated with Detroit Medical Center (DMC), Botsford Hospital, and St. John Providence Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, foot arthroscopy, knee arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy, ankle arthroscopy

All Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Sports Health, Hip Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder ... (Read more)

Dr. Amir Ali Damadi, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
2305 Genoa Business Park Drive; Suite 120
Brighton, MI
 

Dr. Amir Damadi practices general surgery and colon & rectal surgery in Southfield, MI, Novi, MI, and Brighton, MI. He is especially interested in bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery and da vinci surgery. He is affiliated with St. John Providence Health System. AARP, Cofinity, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Damadi honors. He attended medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and Georgetown University School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Sparrow Hospital. In addition to English, Dr. Damadi speaks Persian.

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Relevant Interests: , da Vinci surgery

All Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Da Vinci Surgery, X-Rays

Dr. Edward Gerard Loniewski, DO
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
2305 Genoa Business Park Drive; Suite 170
Brighton, MI
 

Dr. Edward Loniewski practices adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery in Genoa; Brighton, MI and Brighton, MI. Dr. Loniewski graduated from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and then he performed his residency at Botsford Hospital. These areas are among his clinical interests: revision knee arthroplasty, holistic medicine, and osteoporosis. AARP, Cofinity, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Loniewski accepts. He has received the distinction of Detroit Super Doctors. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Loniewski's hospital/clinic affiliations include Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, Advanced Orthopedics (Plano, TX), and St. John Providence Health System.

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Clinical Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Shoulder Reconstruction, Revision Knee Arthroplasty, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 41
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,250 - $3,000
  • Medicare Cost: $601 - $625
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Specializes in General Surgery
10415 Grand River Avenue; Suite 100
Brighton, MI
 

Dr. Michael Rebock, who practices in Farmington, MI and Brighton, MI, is a medical specialist in general surgery. His areas of clinical interest consist of gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy, bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and breast issues. Dr. Rebock is professionally affiliated with Detroit Medical Center (DMC), Botsford Hospital, and St. John Providence Health System. He honors Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Botsford Hospital, Dr. Rebock attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school.

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Clinical Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Breast Issues

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 14
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,500
  • Medicare Cost: $737
Dr. Joseph Morgan Seymour, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
2305 Genoa Bus Pk Drive; #160
Brighton, MI
 

Dr. Joseph Seymour is an otolaryngologist in Allen Park, MI, Ypsilanti, MI, and Brighton, MI. These areas are among his clinical interests: bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, hearing test, and thyroid surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. John's Hospital and Saint Joseph Mercy Health System. Dr. Seymour takes Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine, Dr. Seymour performed his residency at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University.

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Relevant Interests: , sinuplasty

All Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Hearing Test, Thyroid Surgery, Septoplasty, ... (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.