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We found 14 providers matching minimally invasive surgery and who accept Molina Healthcare near Trenton, MI.

Dr. Bilal Mahmud Kharbutli, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
2333 Biddle Avenue; Suite C
Wyandotte, MI
 

Dr. Bilal Kharbutli practices general surgery and bariatric surgery. Dr. Kharbutli's average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. In his practice, he is particularly interested in gastric bypass surgery, sleeve gastrectomy, and gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy). His professional affiliations include Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Henry Ford Health System, and Oakwood Hospital - Dearborn. Dr. Kharbutli honors Anthem, Cofinity, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at Jordan University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Medicine and residency at Henry Ford Hospital. He is conversant in Arabic.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive surgery, laparoscopic hernia repair, laparoscopic weight loss surgery, laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Heartburn, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Hiatal Hernia, Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 15
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,000
  • Medicare Cost: $1,052
Dr. Akhtar Husain, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
14720 King Road; Suite B
Riverview, MI
 

Dr. Akhtar Husain is a medical specialist in general surgery. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Husain attended Dow Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at Flushing Hospital Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Husain (or staff) speaks Urdu. Dr. Husain's hospital/clinic affiliations include Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Oakwood Hospital - Taylor, and Henry Ford Health System. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive surgery

All Interests: Breast Issues, Surgical Procedures, Abdominal Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Dr. Fadi Fouad Baidoun, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
2333 Biddle Avenue; Suite C
Wyandotte, MI
 

Dr. Fadi Baidoun is a specialist in general surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Baidoun include breast cancer surgery, colon surgery, and laparoscopic surgery. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Baidoun takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Baidoun attended Wayne State University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Henry Ford Hospital. He is conversant in Arabic. He is affiliated with Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Oakwood Hospital - Dearborn, and Henry Ford Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive surgery, laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Surgical Procedures, Abdominal Surgery, Breast Cancer Surgery, Colon Surgery, Breast Surgery, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 108
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,500 - $2,600
  • Medicare Cost: $539 - $1,497
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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
19135 Allen Road; Suite 100
Brownstown, MI
 

Dr. George Nahhas specializes in adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. The average patient rating for Dr. Nahhas is 5.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among Dr. Nahhas's clinical interests: spider veins and ambulatory phlebectomy. His professional affiliations include Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Oakwood Hospital - Wayne, and Garden City Hospital. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Nahhas studied medicine at the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Beaumont Hospitals. Dr. Nahhas is conversant in Arabic.

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Relevant Interests: , ambulatory phlebectomy

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 13
  • Uninsured Cost: $840
  • Medicare Cost: $551
Dr. Lascelles Pinnock, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
22255 Greenfield; Suite 200
Allen Park, MI
 

Dr. Lascelles Pinnock is an otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) specialist in Detroit, MI, Allen Park, MI, and Southfield, MI. He is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine and a graduate of Henry Ford Hospital's residency program. These areas are among his clinical interests: esophageal cancer, bell's palsy, and neck reconstructive surgery. Dr. Pinnock's average rating from his patients is 2.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Detroit Super Doctors. Dr. Pinnock is professionally affiliated with Detroit Medical Center (DMC), St. John's Hospital, and St. John Providence Health System.

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Clinical Interests: Neck Reconstructive Surgery, Sleep Disorders, Sinus Problems, Sinus Surgery, Skin Cancer, Ear ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $736
  • Medicare Cost: $394
Dr. Joseph Chattahi, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
19725 Allen Road; Suite 100
Brownstown, MI
 

Dr. Joseph Chattahi is a specialist in adult cardiology, interventional cardiology, and nuclear cardiology. He works in Dearborn, MI and Brownstown, MI. His areas of expertise include orthostatic hypotension, rheumatic heart disease, and myocarditis. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Chattahi attended medical school at the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Chattahi's medical residency was performed at Henry Ford Hospital. He is affiliated with Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Oakwood Hospital - Wayne, and Oakwood Hospital - Taylor.

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Relevant Interests: , cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Stenosis, Mitral Stenosis, Cardiomyopathy, Aortic Stenosis, Enlarged Heart, ... (Read more)

Dr. Hamid Sattar, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
19727 Allen Road; Suite 11
Brownstown, MI
 

Dr. Hamid Sattar's medical specialty is adult cardiology and interventional cardiology. In addition to English, Dr. Sattar (or staff) speaks Urdu and Punjabi. Areas of expertise for Dr. Sattar include intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP), orthostatic hypotension, and rheumatic heart disease. His professional affiliations include Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Detroit Medical Center (DMC), and Oakwood Hospital - Taylor. He graduated from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. Anthem, Cofinity, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sattar accepts.

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Relevant Interests: , cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)

All Interests: Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump, Atrial Fibrillation, Stenosis, Women's Heart Disease, Mitral Stenosis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Tahir Ibrahim Mohamed, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
19727 Allen Road; Suite 11
Brownstown, MI
 

Dr. Tahir Mohamed works as a cardiologist and interventional cardiologist in Dearborn, MI, Detroit, MI, and Brownstown, MI. Dr. Mohamed attended medical school at the University of Khartoum Faculty of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Mohamed completed residency programs at Oakwood Hospital & Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. His areas of expertise include the following: intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP), orthostatic hypotension, and rheumatic heart disease. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He is conversant in Arabic. Dr. Mohamed's professional affiliations include Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Detroit Medical Center (DMC), and Oakwood Hospital - Wayne.

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Relevant Interests: , cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)

All Interests: Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump, Atrial Fibrillation, Stenosis, Women's Heart Disease, Mitral Stenosis, ... (Read more)

Mohammad Fayez Khalil
Specializes in Wound Care, Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery
1628 Ford Avenue
Wyandotte, MI
 

Dr. Mohammad Khalil specializes in wound care and reconstructive rearfoot/ankle surgery. His areas of expertise include bone pain, arthroscopic surgery, and foot reconstruction. Dr. Khalil accepts several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Anthem, and Cofinity. For his professional training, Dr. Khalil completed a residency program at Genesys Regional Medical Center. In addition to English, he speaks Arabic. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Detroit Medical Center (DMC), and Oakwood Hospital - Taylor.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, minimally invasive surgery

All Interests: Bone Pain, Athlete's Foot, Foot Surgery, Arthroscopic Surgery, Musculoskeletal Problems, Ankle ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Surgery
5400 Fort Street; Suite 200
Trenton, MI
 

Dr. Cristen Laird's specialty is general surgery. She graduated from Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine and the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine. She takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Laird's professional affiliations include Oakwood Hospital - Southshore and Oakwood Hospital - Taylor.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Upper Endoscopy, Gallbladder Removal Surgery, Skin Issues, Lower Endoscopy, Colon Surgery, Breast ... (Read more)

Dr. Salvatore John Finazzo, DO
Specializes in Obstetrics
1651 Kingsway Court; Suite A
Trenton, MI
 

Dr. Salvatore Finazzo is a medical specialist in obstetrics. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. His areas of expertise include the following: atrophic vaginitis, genital warts, and contraception (birth control). Dr. Finazzo takes Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Finazzo is a graduate of Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine and a graduate of Riverside Osteopathic Hospital, Trenton's residency program. He is conversant in Italian. He is affiliated with Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Henry Ford Health System, and Oakwood Hospital - Dearborn.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic surgery

All Interests: Amenorrhea, Cervix Problems, Genital Warts, Contraception, Endometrial Biopsy, Chlamydia, Abdominal ... (Read more)

Dr. Janelle M Mehall, DO
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1651 Kingsway Court; Suite A
Trenton, MI
 

Dr. Janelle Mehall is a general obstetrician and gynecologist. Her areas of expertise include the following: atrophic vaginitis, genital warts, and contraception (birth control). Dr. Mehall's hospital/clinic affiliations include Oakwood Hospital - Dearborn and Henry Ford Health System. She graduated from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. Her training includes a residency program at Oakwood Hospital & Medical Center. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Mehall is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic surgery

All Interests: Amenorrhea, Cervix Problems, Genital Warts, Contraception, Endometrial Biopsy, Chlamydia, Abdominal ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Surgery
5400 Fort Street; Suite #150
Trenton, MI
 

Dr. Timothy Burandt works as a general surgeon in Trenton, MI. Dr. Burandt is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He attended medical school at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. His residency was performed at Riverside Osteopathic Hospital, Trenton. He is professionally affiliated with Oakwood Hospital - Southshore and Oakwood Hospital - Taylor.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Thyroid Surgery, Breast Surgery, Upper Endoscopy, Laparoscopic Surgery, Parathyroid Surgery, Skin ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Surgery
5400 Fort Street; Suite 150
Trenton, MI
 

Dr. Raymond Laird, who practices in Trenton, MI and Canton, MI, is a medical specialist in general surgery. He is affiliated with Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Oakwood Hospital - Wayne, and Oakwood Hospital - Taylor. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Laird graduated from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic surgery

All Interests: Achalasia, Microsurgery, Gastroparesis, Anorectal Problems, Adrenal Disorders, Esophageal Tumor, ... (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.