We found 6 providers matching minimally invasive surgery and who accept HAP Preferred Health Plan POS near Detroit, MI.

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Dr. Mohammed Salik S.A. Amanullah Jahania, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Thoracic Surgery
4100 John R Wertz Clinic
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Mohammed Jahania works as a cardiac surgeon, cancer surgeon, and thoracic surgeon in Detroit, MI, Livonia, MI, and Dearborn, MI. He attended Sindh Medical College and Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences for medical school and subsequently trained at Flushing Hospital Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky for residency. Clinical interests for Dr. Jahania include cancer surgery, heart bypass surgery (CABG), and carotid endarterectomy. Dr. Jahania honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Jahania (or staff) is conversant in Urdu, Arabic, and Punjabi. He is professionally affiliated with Garden City Hospital, McLaren Health Care, and Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG).

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery, endovascular surgery

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

Dr. Avery Amit Arora, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, General Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
311 Mack Avenue
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Avery Arora practices hand surgery, general surgery, and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Arora's areas of expertise include arthroscopic surgery, amputees, and complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS). His professional affiliations include Detroit Medical Center (DMC), Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, and St. John Providence Health System. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cofinity, and Health Alliance Plan (HAP). He is a graduate of Medical College of Wisconsin and a graduate of Beaumont Hospitals' residency program.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Wrist Surgery, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Fractures, Arthroscopic ... (Read more)

Dr. Mahir Darrar Elder, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
4160 John R; Suite 510
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Mahir Elder practices adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. He speaks Arabic. Areas of expertise for Dr. Elder include intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP), renal angioplasty, and arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats). He is professionally affiliated with Detroit Medical Center (DMC), McLaren Health Care, and Garden City Hospital. His education and training includes medical school at American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. Dr. Elder has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. He has received the following distinction: Detroit Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , endovascular surgery

All Interests: Renal Angioplasty, Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump, Lower Extremity Bypass Surgery, Peripheral Angiogram, ... (Read more)

Dr. George Toufic Nahhas, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
2799 W Grand Boulevard; Cardiology K-14
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. George Nahhas works as a cardiologist, interventional cardiologist, and nuclear cardiology specialist in Detroit, MI and Dearborn, MI. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine and performed his residency at Marshfield Clinic and Beaumont Hospitals. Dr. Nahhas's average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Medicare insurance. He is conversant in Arabic. Dr. Nahhas is affiliated with Henry Ford Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , ambulatory phlebectomy

All Interests: Sclerotherapy, Spider Veins, Ambulatory Phlebectomy, Endovenous Radiofrequency Ablation, Ultrasound

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 13
  • Charge (avg.): $840
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $551
Dr. Steven Mark Lucas, MD
Specializes in Urologic Oncology, Surgical Oncology
261 Mack Avenue
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Steven Lucas practices urologic oncology and surgical oncology (cancer surgery) in Dearborn, MI, Detroit, MI, and Farmington, MI. Dr. Lucas graduated from Rush Medical College. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. His areas of expertise include the following: male infertility, erectile dysfunction (impotence), and kidney stones. Dr. Lucas is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with McLaren Health Care, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Karmanos Cancer Center.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic surgery

All Interests: Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney Stones, Kidney Cancer, Kidney Transplant, Surgical Procedures, ... (Read more)

Dr. Tamam Mohamad, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
4160 John R; Suite 510
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Tamam Mohamad is an adult cardiology and interventional cardiology specialist. He is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine and the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Mohamad's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. Clinical interests for Dr. Mohamad include intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP), renal angioplasty, and arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats). He accepts Medicare insurance. Dr. Mohamad has received the following distinction: Detroit Super Doctors. He speaks Arabic. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Detroit Medical Center (DMC), McLaren Health Care, and Garden City Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , endovascular surgery

All Interests: Renal Angioplasty, Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump, Lower Extremity Bypass Surgery, Peripheral Angiogram, ... (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.
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