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We found 34 providers matching laparoscopic surgery and who accept Blue Cross/Blue Shield near Creve Coeur, MO.

Dr. Lawrence G Mendelow, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
555 North New Ballas Road; Suite 265
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Lawrence Mendelow is a general surgeon and colon and rectal surgeon. Dr. Mendelow's areas of clinical interest consist of cancer, colon problems, and surgical procedures. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He takes Land of Lincoln, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending Duke University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Anthony's Hospital, Mercy Hospital - St. Louis, MO, and Missouri Baptist Medical Center. Dr. Mendelow welcomes new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Rectal Problems, Colon Problems, Surgical Procedures, Cancer

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 36
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,961 - $5,412
  • Medicare Cost: $1,220 - $1,835
Dr. Eric D Lederman, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
555 North New Ballas Road; Suite 265
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Eric Lederman practices general surgery and colon & rectal surgery in Saint Louis, MO. The average patient rating for Dr. Lederman is 5.0 stars out of 5. He has a special interest in cancer, colon problems, and rectal problems. Dr. Lederman's professional affiliations include St. Anthony's Hospital, Mercy Hospital - St. Louis, MO, and Missouri Baptist Medical Center. Dr. Lederman is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He has an open panel. Before performing his residency at Albany Medical Center, Dr. Lederman attended Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic appendectomy

All Interests: Rectal Problems, Laparoscopic Appendectomy, Colon Problems, Surgical Procedures, Cancer

Dr. John Christopher Eagon, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Oncology, Bariatric Surgery
1040 North Mason Road; Building 1 Suite 120
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. J. Eagon's medical specialty is general surgery, oncology (cancer care), and bariatric surgery. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. His areas of expertise include the following: hiatal hernia, pancreatic cancer, and pancreatic surgery. Dr. Eagon is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Harvard Medical School and a graduate of Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis' residency program. Dr. Eagon's professional affiliations include Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Washington University Physicians, and St. Louis Children's Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery

All Interests: Hepatobiliary Cancer, Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery, Hepatobiliary Disorders, Gallbladder ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 69
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,875 - $4,492
  • Medicare Cost: $1,122 - $1,737
Dr. Diane F Merritt, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Pediatric Gynecology
3023 North Ballas Road; Building D Suite 450
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Diane Merritt is a pediatric gynecologist in Saint Louis, MO. Her clinical interests encompass gynecological problems and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Dr. Merritt's professional affiliations include Missouri Baptist Medical Center, Washington University Physicians, and St. Louis Children's Hospital. She graduated from New York Medical College and New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis. Patients gave her an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. She is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Amenorrhea, Hysteroscopy, Contraception, Hormone Therapy, Gynecological Problems, Ovarian Cysts, ... (Read more)

Dr. Randall R Odem, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Obstetrics, Gynecology
3023 North Ballas Road; Building D Suite 450
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Randall Odem is a physician who specializes in reproductive endocrinology and infertility, obstetrics, and gynecology. Dr. Odem has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is affiliated with Missouri Baptist Medical Center, Washington University Physicians, and Progress West Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Amenorrhea, in Vitro Fertilization, Laparoscopic Surgery, Polyps, Fibroids, Endometriosis, Male ... (Read more)

Dr. Valerie Sue Ratts, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Pediatric Gynecology
3023 North Ballas Road; Building D Suite 450
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Valerie Ratts practices reproductive endocrinology and infertility and pediatric gynecology. On average, patients gave her a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ratts accepts. Before performing her residency at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Dr. Ratts attended Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her professional affiliations include Missouri Baptist Medical Center, Progress West Hospital, and Washington University Physicians.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Adolescent Gynecology, Amenorrhea, Tumor, in Vitro Fertilization, Uterine Fibroid Embolization, ... (Read more)

Dr. Premal Harish Thaker, MS, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology, Obstetrics
3023 N New Ballas; Building D Suite 450
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Premal Thaker specializes in gynecologic oncology and obstetrics. Dr. Thaker's education and training includes medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Her areas of expertise include the following: ovarian cancer, endometrial cancer, and cervical cancer. She takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. She is conversant in Spanish. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Missouri Baptist Medical Center, and Washington University Physicians.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Lymphadenectomy, Hysterectomy, Cervical Cancer, Tumor, Ovarian Cancer, Endometrial Cancer, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 12
  • Uninsured Cost: $5,153
  • Medicare Cost: $1,842
Dr. Matthew G Mutch, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
1040 North Mason Road; Medical Office Building 1 Suite 120
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Matthew Mutch, who practices in Saint Louis, MO and Creve Coeur, MO, is a medical specialist in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. In his practice, Dr. Mutch focuses on colorectal surgery procedures, cancer, and crohn's disease. Dr. Mutch takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He attended Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. He is professionally affiliated with Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Washington University Physicians, and Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Incontinence, Rectal Prolapse, Colon Cancer, Crohn's Disease, Pelvic Floor Dysfunction, Genetic ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 19
  • Uninsured Cost: $6,000
  • Medicare Cost: $1,546
Dr. Sarah Lynn Keller, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Gynecology
3023 North Ballas Road; Building D Suite 450
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Sarah Keller's specialties are reproductive endocrinology and infertility and gynecology. She is professionally affiliated with Missouri Baptist Medical Center, Progress West Hospital, and Washington University Physicians. After completing medical school at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, she performed her residency at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Keller is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. She takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Amenorrhea, in Vitro Fertilization, Laparoscopic Surgery, Polyps, Fibroids, Endometriosis, Male ... (Read more)

Dr. Elisa H Birnbaum, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
10 Barnes West Drive; Medical Building Two
Creve Coeur, MO
 

Dr. Elisa Birnbaum's areas of specialization are general surgery and colon & rectal surgery. Her patients gave her an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Birnbaum's areas of expertise include the following: colorectal surgery procedures, rectal cancer, and colon cancer. She is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. After completing medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, she performed her residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Dr. Birnbaum's hospital/clinic affiliations include Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Washington University Physicians, and Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Cystocele, Incontinence, Rectal Prolapse, Rectal Cancer, Colon Cancer, Crohn's Disease, Genetic ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 21
  • Uninsured Cost: $6,000
  • Medicare Cost: $1,546
Dr. Matthew A Powell, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology, Obstetrics
3023 North New Ballas; Suite D450
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Matthew Powell practices gynecologic oncology and obstetrics. His areas of expertise include ovarian cancer, endometrial cancer, and cervical cancer. Dr. Powell takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Before performing his residency at Ohio State University Medical Center, Dr. Powell attended Michigan State University College of Human Medicine for medical school. Dr. Powell's professional affiliations include Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Missouri Baptist Medical Center, and Washington University Physicians.

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Clinical Interests: Lymphadenectomy, Hysterectomy, Cervical Cancer, Tumor, Ovarian Cancer, Endometrial Cancer

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 29
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,625 - $5,153
  • Medicare Cost: $1,044 - $1,842
Dr. William Gabriel Hawkins, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Oncology
10 Barnes West Drive; Medical Office Building 2
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. William Hawkins is a specialist in general surgery and oncology (cancer care). Dr. Hawkins's clinical interests include hepatobiliary cancer, gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy), and biliary disorders (gallbladder and bile ducts). His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Hawkins attended Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Massachusetts General Hospital for residency. He is professionally affiliated with Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Washington University Physicians, and Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Revision Surgery, Hepatobiliary Cancer, Liver Cancer, Sarcoma, Hepatobiliary Disorders, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 12
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,400
  • Medicare Cost: $654
Dr. Andrea Ruth Hagemann, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
3023 North Ballas Road; Building D Suite 450
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Andrea Hagemann's specialty is gynecologic oncology. In her practice, she is particularly interested in ovarian cancer, endometrial cancer, and cervical cancer. She honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Hagemann obtained her medical school training at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and performed her residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. In addition to English, Dr. Hagemann speaks French. Her professional affiliations include Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Missouri Baptist Medical Center, and Washington University Physicians.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Cervical Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Endometrial Cancer, Laparoscopic Surgery, Da Vinci Surgery

Dr. Patrick Aloysius Dillon, MD
Specializes in Pediatric General Surgery
13001 North Outer Forty
St. Louis, MO
 

Dr. Patrick Dillon works as a pediatric general surgeon. He is professionally affiliated with Missouri Baptist Medical Center, Washington University Physicians, and St. Louis Children's Hospital. After completing medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Dillon accepts.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Cancer Surgery, Rectal Problems, Mediastinal Disease, Burns, Sarcoma, Laparoscopic Surgery, Groin ... (Read more)

Dr. Paul Edward Wise, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
1040 North Mason Road; Medical Office Building 1 Suite 120
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Paul Wise is a general surgery and colon & rectal surgery specialist in Saint Louis, MO. His areas of expertise include colorectal surgery procedures, cancer, and crohn's disease. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Dr. Wise completed his residency training at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Washington University Physicians, and Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Polyps, Rectal Cancer, Colon Cancer, Crohn's Disease, Hereditary Non-Polyposis Colorectal Cancer, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 17
  • Uninsured Cost: $6,000
  • Medicare Cost: $1,546
Dr. Craig Robert Smith, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
555 North New Ballas Road; Suite 265
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Craig Smith's area of specialization is general surgery. Dr. Smith is professionally affiliated with Missouri Baptist Medical Center. His education and training includes medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. He takes Land of Lincoln, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,600
  • Medicare Cost: $781

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What is Laparoscopic Surgery?

Laparoscopic surgery is a kind of minimally invasive surgery using a thin, narrow tube called a laparoscope. Usually performed on the abdomen or the pelvic region, the surgeon makes a few very small incisions instead of one large one.

During the procedure, the surgeon inserts the laparoscope, which contains a light and camera that allows the surgeon to see what is happening inside the body. Then tiny tools are placed through the small openings and used to perform the surgery.

The most common laparoscopic surgery is gallbladder removal, but laparoscopic surgery may also be used for the removal of a kidney or appendix, to treat certain cysts and tumors, for bariatric surgery, for some GERD treatments, or for hernia repairs, among others.

Because laparoscopic surgery only uses a few tiny incisions, the scars are minimal and recovery is easier than with open surgery.