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We found 10 providers matching minimally invasive surgery and who accept HealthCare USA near Dearborn, MI.

Dr. Mohammed Salik S.A. Amanullah Jahania, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
18181 Oakwood Boulevard; Suite 102
Dearborn, MI
 

Dr. Mohammed Jahania is a physician who specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. His education and training includes medical school at Sindh Medical College and Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences and residency at Flushing Hospital Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky. Areas of expertise for Dr. Jahania include cancer surgery, heart bypass surgery (CABG), and carotid endarterectomy. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Jahania (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu, Arabic, and Hindi. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Garden City Hospital, and Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG).

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Bronchoscopy, Cardiomyopathy, Thoracic Problems, Sarcoidosis, Endoscopic ... (Read more)

Dr. Giancarlo Fiorindo Zuliani, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
18181 Oakwood Boulevard; Suite 402
Dearborn, MI
 

Dr. Giancarlo Zuliani practices facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) in Dearborn, MI, Detroit, MI, and Rochester, MI. After attending Wayne State University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University. Dr. Zuliani is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans. He has received the distinction of Detroit Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Zuliani (or staff) speaks French and Italian. He is affiliated with McLaren Health Care, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Sinai-Grace Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic sinus surgery

All Interests: Injectable Fillers, Otoplasty, Sinus Problems, Scar Revision, Facial Problems, Endoscopic Sinus ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Adelard Carron, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
18181 Oakwood Boulevard; Suite 402
Dearborn, MI
 

Dr. Michael Carron is a facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) specialist. His clinical interests include eyelid surgery, neck reconstructive surgery, and botox injection. Dr. Carron is affiliated with Hutzel Women's Hospital, McLaren Health Care, and Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG). He is a graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School. Dr. Carron's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. Patient ratings for Dr. Carron average 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, United Healthcare Plans, and more. He has received professional recognition including the following: Detroit Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic sinus surgery

All Interests: Neck Reconstructive Surgery, Dermabrasion, Implant Surgery, Injectable Fillers, Chemical Peels, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $723
  • Medicare Cost: $362
Dr. Adam Jay Folbe, MS, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngic Allergy
18181 Oakwood Boulevard; Suite 402
Dearborn, MI
 

Dr. Adam Folbe is a medical specialist in otolaryngic allergy. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His areas of expertise include the following: voice disorders, sinus problems, and head and neck cancer. Dr. Folbe's professional affiliations include McLaren Health Care, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Children's Hospital of Michigan. He attended Wayne State University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna Elect Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Folbe has received professional recognition including the following: Detroit Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery, endoscopic skull base surgery

All Interests: Endoscopic Surgery, Sinus Problems, Sinus Surgery, Ear Problems, Skull Base Surgery, Surgical ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 15
  • Uninsured Cost: $601
  • Medicare Cost: $381
Dr. Ho Sheng Lin, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
18181 Oakwood Boulevard; Suite 402
Dearborn, MI
 

Dr. Ho-Sheng Lin's area of specialization is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Areas of particular interest for Dr. Lin include cancer, snoring, and surgical procedures. Dr. Lin honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Lin's residency was performed at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Institute, and NYU Langone Medical Center. He has received professional recognition including the following: Detroit Super Doctors. He is conversant in Mandarin. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Hutzel Women's Hospital, McLaren Health Care, and Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG).

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Relevant Interests: , robotic surgery

All Interests: Hoarseness, Ear Problems, Sinus Cancer, Sleep Apnea, Snoring, Tongue Cancer, Surgical Procedures, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Louis Cher, MD
Specializes in Urologic Oncology, Surgical Oncology
18100 Oakwood Boulevard; Suite 300
Dearborn, MI
 

Dr. Michael Cher specializes in urologic oncology and surgical oncology (cancer surgery) and practices in Detroit, MI, Farmington, MI, and Dearborn, MI. His areas of expertise include bladder cancer, cryotherapy, and polycystic kidney disease. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. After attending Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, Dr. Cher completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Dr. Cher has received the following distinction: Detroit Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Hutzel Women's Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and McLaren Health Care.

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

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Cryosurgery, Polycystic Kidney Disease, Erectile Dysfunction, Urologic Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jeffrey Alan Triest, MD
Specializes in Urologic Oncology, Surgical Oncology
18100 Oakwood Boulevard; Suite 300
Dearborn, MI
 

Dr. Jeffrey Triest is a specialist in urologic oncology and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). He works in Dearborn, MI and Detroit, MI. His clinical interests include bladder cancer, kidney stones, and testicular cancer. Dr. Triest's hospital/clinic affiliations include Hutzel Women's Hospital, McLaren Health Care, and Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG). He attended medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine. He trained at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University for residency. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Triest takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Triest has received the following distinction: Detroit Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive surgery, percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL), robotic prostatectomy, laparoscopic surgery, robotic surgery

All Interests: Kidney Stones, Kidney Cancer, Cancer, Testicular Cancer, Bladder Cancer, Shock Wave Lithotripsy, ... (Read more)

Dr. John Robert Jacobs, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
18181 Oakwood Boulevard; Suite 402
Dearborn, MI
 

Dr. John Jacobs' area of specialization is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Dr. Jacobs is especially interested in thyroid surgery, head and neck cancer, and laser treatment. He is affiliated with Hutzel Women's Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Karmanos Cancer Center. He graduated from Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Patient ratings for Dr. Jacobs average 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Jacobs honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, United Healthcare Plans, and more. He has received the following distinction: Detroit Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic sinus surgery

All Interests: Sinus Surgery, Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Laser Treatment, Surgical Procedures, Hearing Aids, ... (Read more)

Dr. Sandra Narayanan, MD
Specializes in Vascular Neurology, Interventional Neurology
18181 Oakwood Boulevard; Suite 403
Dearborn, MI
 

Dr. Sandra Narayanan is a physician who specializes in vascular neurology and interventional neurology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Narayanan include vertebroplasty, brain imaging (neuroimaging), and stroke. Dr. Narayanan's professional affiliations include Oakwood Hospital - Wayne, McLaren Health Care, and Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG). She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, she performed her residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Narayanan (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, French, and Malayalam.

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Relevant Interests: , vertebroplasty

All Interests: Stroke, Vertebroplasty, Brain Imaging

Dr. Satinder Kaur, MD
Specializes in Women's Health, Obstetrics & Gynecology
5220 Oakman Boulevard
Dearborn, MI
 

Dr. Satinder Kaur works as an obstetrician and gynecologist and women's health specialist. She has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Her areas of expertise consist of laparoscopic hysterectomy, menopause, and high risk pregnancy. Dr. Kaur is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, United Healthcare Plans, and more. In addition to English, Dr. Kaur (or staff) speaks Urdu, Kashmiri, and Hindi. Dr. Kaur is professionally affiliated with Hutzel Women's Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Sinai-Grace Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hysterectomy, laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Menopause, Vulvovaginal Problems, Laparoscopic Surgery, Menstrual Disorders, Laparoscopic ... (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.