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We found 8 providers matching minimally invasive surgery near Bellevue, NE.

Dr. Robert Torrance Andrews, MD
Specializes in Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology
 

Dr. R. Andrews is a vascular & interventional radiology and diagnostic radiology specialist in Seattle, WA. After attending the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. Clinical interests for Dr. Andrews include thoracic outlet syndrome, spinal embolization, and hysterosalpingography. He takes Medicare insurance. He is affiliated with Harborview Medical Center and Swedish Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , vertebroplasty, minimally invasive spine surgery

All Interests: Cryosurgery, Feeding Tube Insertion, Hysterosalpingography, Gastrostomy, Paracentesis, Varicocele, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ferda Frank Isik, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
 

Dr. Frank Isik is a plastic surgeon. These areas are among Dr. Isik's clinical interests: neck reconstructive surgery, dermabrasion, and body contouring. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. Dr. Isik's education and training includes medical school at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and residency at Boston Medical Center. He has received professional recognition including the following: Seattle Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include The Polyclinic and Swedish Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Neck Reconstructive Surgery, Dermabrasion, Deviated Septum, Breast Augmentation, Reconstructive ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
2500 Bellevue Medical Center Drive
Bellevue, NE
 

Dr. Robert Forbes is a physician who specializes in diagnostic radiology. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Dr. Forbes studied medicine at Creighton University School of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 26
  • Uninsured Cost: $7,681 - $8,423
  • Medicare Cost: $431 - $469
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Specializes in Surgery
112 Independence Way; Suite 120
Bellevue, OH
 

Dr. Philip Hutchison is a surgeon. Dr. Hutchison honors Medicare insurance. He studied medicine at A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 17
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,582
  • Medicare Cost: $645
Dr. Sundeep Malik, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology
 

Dr. Sundeep Malik specializes in anesthesiology and practices in Seattle, WA. Dr. Malik has indicated that his clinical interests include brachial plexus block, laparoscopic liver resection, and pain management. He is affiliated with Swedish Medical Center. He takes Medicare insurance. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Dr. Malik attended Medical College of Wisconsin for medical school.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic liver resection

All Interests: Liver Transplant, Brachial Plexus Block, Pain Management, Laparoscopic Liver Resection

Dr. Keith T Paige, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
 

Dr. Keith Paige is a Seattle, WA physician who specializes in plastic surgery. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. His areas of expertise include neck reconstructive surgery, dermabrasion, and deviated septum. Dr. Paige is professionally affiliated with Virginia Mason and Swedish Medical Center. He accepts Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of Harvard Medical School. For his residency, Dr. Paige trained at Massachusetts General Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Emory University. Dr. Paige has received the following distinction: Seattle Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Neck Reconstructive Surgery, Dermabrasion, Deviated Septum, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic ... (Read more)

Dr. Jeffrey E Kyllo, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
 

Dr. Jeffrey Kyllo's area of specialization is plastic surgery. His education and training includes medical school at St. Louis University School of Medicine and residency at Swedish Medical Center, Seattle and a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. His areas of expertise include the following: neck reconstructive surgery, dermabrasion, and deviated septum. Dr. Kyllo has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Kyllo has received professional recognition including the following: Seattle Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include The Polyclinic and Swedish Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Neck Reconstructive Surgery, Dermabrasion, Deviated Septum, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic ... (Read more)

Dr. Suzanne Rauschenplat Swietnicki, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
 

Dr. Suzanne Swietnicki works as a general OB/GYN in Seattle, WA and Spokane, WA. Clinical interests for Dr. Swietnicki include rectocele (posterior prolapse), colposcopy, and menopause. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Swedish Medical Center and Deaconess Hospital. She graduated from the University of Florida College of Medicine. She trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center for residency. Dr. Swietnicki's average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hysterectomy, vaginal hysterectomy, laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Colposcopy, Cryosurgery, Cystocele, Hysterosalpingography, Amenorrhea, Cervix Problems, ... (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.