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We found 28 providers matching minimally invasive surgery and who accept HealthCare USA near Detroit, MI.

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

Dr. Mohammed Jahania's specialties are cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. He practices in Detroit, MI, Livonia, MI, and Dearborn, MI. Dr. Jahania's clinical interests include cancer surgery, heart bypass surgery (CABG), and carotid endarterectomy. His professional affiliations include Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Garden City Hospital, and Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG). He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Sindh Medical College and Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences and then went on to complete his residency at Flushing Hospital Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky. Dr. Jahania (or staff) is conversant in Urdu, Arabic, and Hindi.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

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

Dr. Frank Alexander Baciewicz Jr., MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Thoracic Surgery, Critical Care
4100 John R Wertz Clinic
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Frank Baciewicz's specialties are cardiac surgery, surgical oncology (cancer surgery), and thoracic surgery. After attending the University of Virginia School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. His clinical interests include esophageal cancer, lung cancer, and bronchoscopy. Dr. Baciewicz accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Baciewicz has received the following distinction: Detroit Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Hutzel Women's Hospital, McLaren Health Care, and Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG).

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Relevant Interests: , robotic surgery

All Interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Atrial Fibrillation, Bronchoscopy, Thoracic Problems, Esophagus Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. John Daniel Webber, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, Surgical Oncology
4160 John R; Suite 615
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. John Webber is a specialist in general surgery, bariatric surgery, and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include esophageal cancer, obesity, and colon cancer. Dr. Webber takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University, Dr. Webber attended Wayne State University School of Medicine. He has received the distinction of Detroit Super Doctors. Dr. Webber is professionally affiliated with Hutzel Women's Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and St. Mary Mercy Livonia.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic weight loss surgery

All Interests: Bypass Surgery, Colitis, Upper Endoscopy, Colon Cancer, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Surgical ... (Read more)

Dr. David Aaron Edelman, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
4160 John R; Suite 615
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. David Edelman is a general surgeon and bariatric surgeon. Dr. Edelman is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, United Healthcare Plans, and more. His education and training includes medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine and residency at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University. His professional affiliations include Hutzel Women's Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and St. Mary Mercy Livonia.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic surgery

All Interests: Inguinal Hernia, Gallbladder Problems, Surgical Procedures, Gallbladder Removal Surgery, Hernia, ... (Read more)

Dr. Murali Guthikonda, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
University Physician Group; Harper Professional Building
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Murali Guthikonda is a specialist in neurosurgery. He works in Detroit, MI, Novi, MI, and Clinton Township, MI. Patient ratings for Dr. Guthikonda average 3.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include disc problems, gamma knife radiosurgery, and skull base surgery. Dr. Guthikonda is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans. He graduated from Guntur Medical College and then he performed his residency at St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Youngstown and Medical Center Hospital of Vermont. Dr. Guthikonda has received professional recognition including the following: Detroit Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Guthikonda (or staff) speaks Telugu and Hindi. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, and Children's Hospital of Michigan.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive surgery, endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Disc Problems, Spine Reconstruction, Endoscopic Surgery, Back Problems, Skull Base Surgery, Gamma ... (Read more)

Dr. Adam Jay Folbe, MS, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngic Allergy
4201 St Antoine 5e Uhc
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Adam Folbe's medical specialty is otolaryngic allergy. These areas are among Dr. Folbe's clinical interests: voice disorders, sinus problems, and head and neck cancer. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna Elect Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University, Dr. Folbe attended Wayne State University School of Medicine. He has received the following distinction: Detroit Super Doctors. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Folbe's professional affiliations include McLaren Health Care, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Children's Hospital of Michigan.

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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. Giancarlo Fiorindo Zuliani, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
4201 St. Antoine 5e - Uhc; Wsu Department of Otolaryngology
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Giancarlo Zuliani is a facial plastic surgeon and otolaryngologist in Dearborn, MI, Detroit, MI, and Rochester, MI. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Zuliani is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, United Healthcare Plans, and more. Before performing his residency at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University, Dr. Zuliani attended Wayne State University School of Medicine. He has received the distinction of Detroit Super Doctors. Dr. Zuliani (or staff) speaks French and Italian. Dr. Zuliani is professionally affiliated with McLaren Health Care, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Harper University 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
4100 John R
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Michael Carron is a physician who specializes in facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Dr. Carron's patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. His clinical interests include eyelid surgery, neck reconstructive surgery, and botox injection. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Michigan Medical School and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University for residency. He has received the following distinction: Detroit Super Doctors. Dr. Carron is affiliated with McLaren Health Care, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Children's Hospital of Michigan.

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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. Tina Jessica Gillett, MD
Specializes in Women's Health, Obstetrics & Gynecology
3901 Chrysler Drive; Suite 4 A
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Tina Aguin is a specialist in women's health and obstetrics & gynecology. Her professional affiliations include Hutzel Women's Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Children's Hospital of Michigan. Dr. Aguin is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans. She is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine. Her residency was performed at DMC Hutzel Women's Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Laparoscopic Surgery, Menstrual Disorders, Fibroids

Dr. Jay M Berman, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
4201 St Antoine; Suite 4e & 4f
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Jay Berman, who practices in Detroit, MI and Southfield, MI, is a medical specialist in general gynecology. After attending Wayne State University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital. Dr. Berman's clinical interests include laparoscopic hysterectomy, colposcopy, and essure. The average patient rating for Dr. Berman is 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans. He has received the following distinction: Detroit Super Doctors. Dr. Berman is professionally affiliated with Hutzel Women's Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Children's Hospital of Michigan.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hysterectomy, laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Colposcopy, Essure, Contraception, Gynecological Problems, Fibroids, General Care, Endometrial ... (Read more)

Dr. Ho Sheng Lin, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
4100 John R Wertz Clinic
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Ho-Sheng Lin practices otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Areas of expertise for Dr. Lin include cancer, snoring, and surgical procedures. Dr. Lin honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans. He studied medicine at Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Lin trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Institute, and NYU Langone Medical Center for residency. He has received the following distinction: Detroit Super Doctors. He speaks Mandarin. He is professionally affiliated with 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
261 Mack Avenue
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Michael Cher is a medical specialist in urologic oncology and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). Areas of expertise for Dr. Cher include bladder cancer, cryotherapy, and polycystic kidney disease. Dr. Cher is professionally affiliated with Hutzel Women's Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and McLaren Health Care. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dr. Cher attended Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Detroit Super Doctors.

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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. Donald Willard Weaver, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
4100 John R Wertz Clinic
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Donald Weaver specializes in general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). His areas of expertise include colon cancer, thyroid surgery, and gastrointestinal cancer surgery. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, United Healthcare Plans, and more. Dr. Weaver attended Loma Linda University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. He has received the following distinction: Detroit Super Doctors. Dr. Weaver is professionally affiliated with Hutzel Women's Hospital, McLaren Health Care, and Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG).

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Gastrointestinal Problems, Colon Cancer, Gallbladder Problems, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Surgical ... (Read more)

Dr. Jeffrey Alan Triest, MD
Specializes in Urologic Oncology, Surgical Oncology
261 Mack Avenue
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Jeffrey Triest, who practices in Dearborn, MI and Detroit, MI, is a medical specialist in urologic oncology and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). His clinical interests include bladder cancer, kidney stones, and testicular cancer. Dr. Triest is professionally affiliated with 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 his residency. Dr. Triest's patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He has received the distinction of 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. Robert Thomas Morris, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology, Surgical Oncology
Karmano's Wertz Cancer Center
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Robert Morris sees patients in Detroit, MI, Farmington, MI, and Grosse Pointe, MI. His medical specialties are gynecologic oncology and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). In Dr. Morris's practice, he is particularly interested in bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery and da vinci surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Hutzel Women's Hospital, St. John's Hospital, and McLaren Health Care. After completing medical school at the University of Minnesota Medical School, he performed his residency at DMC Hutzel Women's Hospital. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Morris is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Detroit Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , da Vinci surgery

All Interests: Vulvar Cancer, Ovarian Disease, Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Vaginal Cancer, Da ... (Read more)

Dr. John Robert Jacobs, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
4100 John R Wertz Clinic
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. John Jacobs is an otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) specialist. Dr. Jacobs has a special interest in thyroid surgery, head and neck cancer, and laser treatment. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Hutzel Women's Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Harper University Hospital. He attended medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Jacobs is an in-network provider for 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)

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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.