We found 49 providers matching minimally invasive surgery and who accept MultiPlan near Belleville, NJ.

Dr. Naveen Ballem, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
230 Sherman Avenue
Glen Ridge, NJ
 

Dr. Naveen Ballem's specialties are general surgery and bariatric surgery. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. His clinical interests encompass sleeve gastrectomy and duodenal switch. Dr. Ballem is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, Aetna, and more. He is a graduate of the University of the West Indies Faculty of Medical Sciences and a graduate of Harlem Hospital Center's residency program. Dr. Ballem is professionally affiliated with Clara Maass Medical Center and Saint Barnabas Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic gastric banding

All Interests: Laparoscopic Gastric Banding, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Duodenal Switch, Gastric Bypass Surgery

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 18
  • Charge (avg.): $9,472
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,081
Dr. Calin Stefan Moucha, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
30 Bergen Street; Admc 12 1205
Newark, NJ
 

Dr. Calin Moucha's area of specialization is adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. He attended Mount Sinai School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center for residency. Areas of expertise for Dr. Moucha include hip replacement, knee problems, and knee replacement. Dr. Moucha is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield. He has received professional recognition including the following: New York Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Moucha (or staff) speaks Romanian, Spanish, and French. Dr. Moucha is affiliated with Mount Sinai Hospital and Mount Sinai Medical Center. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Hip Problems, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Meniscectomy, Revision Arthroplasty, Fractures, Knee Problems, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Edmund S Liu, Md, Pa, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
207 Pompton Avenue
Verona, NJ
 

Dr. Edmund Liu's areas of specialization are facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). These areas are among his clinical interests: eyelid surgery, radiesse, and revision rhinoplasty. Dr. Liu is professionally affiliated with Saint Barnabas Medical Center. He studied medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Liu trained at a hospital affiliated with New York University (NYU). Patients gave Dr. Liu an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes AARP, MultiPlan, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Montclair Super Doctors.

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Clinical Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Septoplasty, Botox Injection, Rhinoplasty, Laser Resurfacing, Nose Surgery, Chin ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 11
  • Charge (avg.): $876
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $502
Dr. Robert Peter Caruso, MD
Specializes in Urology, Other
256 Broad Street
Bloomfield, NJ
 

Dr. Robert Caruso's specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). Areas of particular interest for Dr. Caruso include robotic surgery. He accepts Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. He studied medicine at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. He trained at a hospital affiliated with New York University (NYU) for his residency. Dr. Caruso is professionally affiliated with Clara Maass Medical Center and Hackensack University Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic surgery

All Interests: Surgical Procedures, Robotic Surgery

Dr. Amit Vinu Patel, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Wound Care
131 Madison Avenue; 2nd Floor
West Orange, NJ
 

Dr. Amit Patel works as a general surgeon, vascular surgeon, and wound care specialist. His areas of expertise include aortic aneurysm, angioplasty, and varicose veins. Dr. Patel takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield. His education and training includes medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and residency at Montefiore Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Morristown Medical Center, St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, and Newton Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive surgery, endovascular surgery

All Interests: Wounds, Varicose Veins, Vascular Disease, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Aortic Aneurysm, Peripheral ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 19
  • Charge (avg.): $1,703
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,066
Dr. William Scott McDonald, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
89 Valley Road
Montclair, NJ
 

Dr. William McDonald's specialty is plastic surgery. His clinical interests include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. McDonald is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He attended Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport and then went on to complete his residency at NYU Langone Medical Center and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport. He is professionally affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Mercy Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Down Syndrome, Endoscopic Surgery, Pec Implants, Injectable ... (Read more)

Dr. Mark Ian Miller, MD
Specializes in Urologic Oncology, Other
659 Kearny Avenue
Kearny, NJ
 

Dr. Mark Miller's area of specialization is urologic oncology. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. Clinical interests for Dr. Miller include bladder infection, erectile dysfunction (impotence), and kidney stones. Dr. Miller accepts Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Miller obtained his medical school training at Weill Cornell Medical College and performed his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. He speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Clara Maass Medical Center, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, and Overlook Medical Center.

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Clinical Interests: Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney Stones, Female Urologic Disorders, Urologic Disorders, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 20
  • Charge (avg.): $8,129
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $2,128
Dr. Bernard Joel Lehrhoff, MD
Specializes in Urologic Oncology, Other
659 Kearny Avenue
Kearny, NJ
 

Dr. Bernard Lehrhoff is a medical specialist in urologic oncology. Dr. Lehrhoff's average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and subsequently trained at NYU Langone Medical Center for residency. Dr. Lehrhoff (or staff) speaks Sign Language, Spanish, and Portuguese. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Clara Maass Medical Center, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, and Overlook Medical Center.

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Clinical Interests: Cancer

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 14
  • Charge (avg.): $8,129
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $2,128

Specializes in Urology
1033 Clifton Avenue
Clifton, NJ
 

Dr. Venkata Marella sees patients in Clifton, NJ and Wayne, NJ. His medical specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). He has a special interest in robotic surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Chilton Medical Center and Hackensack University Medical Center. Dr. Marella is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and QualCare, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Guntur Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at Maimonides Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic surgery

All Interests: Robotic Surgery

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 43
  • Charge (avg.): $1,450 - $4,500
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $640 - $773
Dr. Frank Anthony Liporace, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Trauma Surgery
Umdnj - Newark Doc; Suite 1200
Newark, NJ
 

Dr. Frank Liporace is an orthopedic traumatologist and trauma surgeon. Patient ratings for Dr. Liporace average 3.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Liporace include osteomyelitis, wrist fracture, and knee fracture. He is in-network for Coresource, Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He studied medicine at New York Medical College. His medical residency was performed at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. Dr. Liporace is professionally affiliated with Jersey City Medical Center, Hackensack University Medical Center, and NYU Langone Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthroscopy, minimally invasive joint replacement

All Interests: Wrist Fracture, Shoulder Fracture, Knee Fracture, Elbow Fracture, Foot Surgery, Elbow Surgery, Hip ... (Read more)

Dr. Joseph Michael Bellapianta, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
36 Newark Avenue; Suit 220
Belleville, NJ
 

Dr. Joseph Bellapianta works as an orthopedist. In his practice, he is particularly interested in minimally invasive surgery, bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and hand surgery procedures. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Bellapianta is a graduate of Albany Medical College. He trained at Albany Medical Center for his residency. Dr. Bellapianta has received the distinction of New York Rising Stars. His professional affiliations include Clara Maass Medical Center and Yale New Haven Health System. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, minimally invasive surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, ACL Injury, Total Hip Replacement, Fractures, Total Knee Replacement, Arthroscopic ... (Read more)

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Dr. Barry Edward Dibernardo, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
29 Park Street
Montclair, NJ
 

Dr. Barry Dibernardo is a specialist in plastic surgery. Dr. Dibernardo is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. These areas are among his clinical interests: eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. He is affiliated with Clara Maass Medical Center. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Aetna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Dibernardo honors. He attended medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Dibernardo's residency was performed at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York. He has received the following distinction: Montclair Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Labiaplasty, Endoscopic Surgery, Pec Implants, Butt ... (Read more)

Dr. Domenico James Savatta, MD
Specializes in Urology
375 Mt Pleasant Avenue; Suite 250
West Orange, NJ
 

Dr. Domenico Savatta is a physician who specializes in urology (urinary tract disease). Patient ratings for Dr. Savatta average 4.5 stars out of 5. In his practice, he is particularly interested in kidney stones, robotic surgery, and prostate cancer. Dr. Savatta takes several insurance carriers, including AARP, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Mail Handlers Benefit Plan. After attending Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. Dr. Savatta has received professional recognition including the following: Montclair Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, and Associates in Urology.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic nephrectomy, robotic prostatectomy, robotic surgery

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Ureteroscopy, Kidney Stones, Robotic Prostatectomy, Surgical Procedures, Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Neil J Russo, MD
Specializes in Other, General Obstetrics & Gynecology
375 Mt. Pleasant Avenue; Suite 202
West Orange, NJ
 

Dr. Neil Russo's specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. He obtained his medical school training at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and performed his residency at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston. Areas of expertise for Dr. Russo include menopause, diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), and uterine prolapse. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Russo accepts Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. His professional affiliations include Summit Medical Group and Saint Barnabas Medical Center. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic surgery, minimally invasive gynecologic surgery

All Interests: Pelvic Ultrasound, Postpartum Issues, Cesarean Section, Vaginal Birth after Cesarean, ... (Read more)

Dr. Tammy J Hamilton, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
375 Mt. Pleasant Avenue; Suite 202
West Orange, NJ
 

Dr. Tammy Hamilton sees patients in West Orange, NJ. Her medical specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. These areas are among her clinical interests: menopause, diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), and uterine prolapse. Dr. Hamilton is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, Aetna, and more. She is a graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine and a graduate of Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston's residency program. Dr. Hamilton's hospital/clinic affiliations include Summit Medical Group and Saint Barnabas Medical Center. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic surgery, minimally invasive gynecologic surgery

All Interests: Pelvic Ultrasound, Postpartum Issues, Cesarean Section, Vaginal Birth after Cesarean, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
17 Jauncey Avenue
No Arlington, NJ
 

Dr. Kent Lerner practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in North Arlington, NJ. His areas of expertise include knee problems, foot problems, and arthroscopic surgery. Patients gave Dr. Lerner an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for MultiPlan, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Cigna, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). Dr. Lerner (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Italian. He is professionally affiliated with Clara Maass Medical Center and Hackensack University Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Lerner's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Hip Problems, Wrist Problems, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic ... (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.
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