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We found 7 providers matching minimally invasive surgery near Bellevue, NE.

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

Dr. R. Andrews practices vascular & interventional radiology and diagnostic radiology in Seattle, WA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Andrews include thoracic outlet syndrome, spinal embolization, and tube thoracostomy (chest tube insertion). His professional affiliations include Harborview Medical Center and Swedish Medical Center. Dr. Andrews is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. After attending the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine, Dr. Andrews completed his residency training at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , vertebroplasty, minimally invasive spine surgery

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

Dr. Ferda Frank Isik, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
 

Dr. Frank Isik, who practices in Seattle, WA, is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Isik include neck reconstructive surgery, dermabrasion, and body contouring. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Isik takes Medicare insurance. He attended Mount Sinai School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Boston Medical Center. Dr. Isik has received the distinction of Seattle Super Doctors. His professional 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 Surgery
112 Independence Way; Suite 120
Bellevue, OH
 

Dr. Philip Hutchison's specialty is surgery. He takes Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of 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
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Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
2500 Bellevue Medical Center Drive
Bellevue, NE
 

Dr. Robert Forbes' specialty is diagnostic radiology. He accepts Medicare insurance. He graduated from 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
Dr. Keith T Paige, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
 

Dr. Keith Paige is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Paige include neck reconstructive surgery, dermabrasion, and deviated septum. Dr. Paige's hospital/clinic affiliations include Virginia Mason and Swedish Medical Center. He graduated from Harvard Medical School. For his residency, Dr. Paige trained at Massachusetts General Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Emory University. Dr. Paige has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors Medicare insurance. Dr. Paige has received professional recognition including the following: 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. Suzanne Rauschenplat Swietnicki, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
 

Dr. Suzanne Swietnicki is a general OB/GYN in Seattle, WA and Spokane, WA. Patient ratings for Dr. Swietnicki average 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Swietnicki include rectocele (posterior prolapse), colposcopy, and menopause. She attended the University of Florida College of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. Dr. Swietnicki is professionally affiliated with Swedish Medical Center and Deaconess Hospital.

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

All Interests: Colposcopy, Cryosurgery, Cystocele, Amenorrhea, Cervix Problems, Hysteroscopy, Cervical Dysplasia, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jeffrey E Kyllo, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
 

Dr. Jeffrey Kyllo works as a plastic surgeon in Seattle, WA. Dr. Kyllo obtained his medical school training at St. Louis University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Swedish Medical Center, Seattle and a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. Clinical interests for Dr. Kyllo include neck reconstructive surgery, dermabrasion, and deviated septum. Patient ratings for Dr. Kyllo average 5.0 stars out of 5. 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, Endoscopic ... (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.