We found 54 providers matching minimally invasive surgery and who accept MultiPlan near Belleville, NJ.

Dr. Robert Peter Caruso, MD
Specializes in Urology, Other
256 Broad Street
Bloomfield, NJ
 

Dr. Robert Caruso's area of specialization is urology (urinary tract disease). On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Caruso include robotic surgery. He is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. He attended UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with New York University (NYU) for residency. Dr. Caruso is 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 is a specialist in general surgery, vascular surgery, and wound care. He works in Morristown, NJ, West Orange, NJ, and Denville, NJ. His areas of expertise include the following: minimally invasive surgery, aortic aneurysm, and angioplasty. Dr. Patel's hospital/clinic affiliations include Morristown Medical Center, St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, and Newton Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. He is a graduate of Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. His residency was performed at Montefiore Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive surgery

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 19
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,703
  • Medicare Cost: $1,066
Dr. Frank Anthony Liporace, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Trauma Surgery
Umdnj - Newark Doc; Suite 1200
Newark, NJ
 

Dr. Frank Liporace is a specialist in orthopedic trauma and trauma surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Liporace include osteomyelitis, wrist fracture, and knee fracture. He is professionally affiliated with Jersey City Medical Center, Hackensack University Medical Center, and NYU Langone Medical Center. Dr. Liporace graduated from New York Medical College. For his professional training, Dr. Liporace completed a residency program at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. Patient reviews placed Dr. Liporace at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers.

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

Dr. Mark Miller sees patients in Westfield, NJ, Cranford, NJ, and Roselle, NJ. His medical specialty is urologic oncology. In addition to English, Dr. Miller speaks Spanish. His clinical interests include bladder infection, erectile dysfunction (impotence), and kidney stones. He is affiliated with Clara Maass Medical Center, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, and Overlook Medical Center. He studied medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Miller's residency was performed at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Miller is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers.

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 20
  • Uninsured Cost: $8,129
  • Medicare Cost: $2,128
Dr. Bernard Joel Lehrhoff, MD
Specializes in Urologic Oncology, Other
659 Kearny Avenue
Kearny, NJ
 

Dr. Bernard Lehrhoff practices urologic oncology. Dr. Lehrhoff (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Sign Language, Spanish, and Portuguese. Dr. Lehrhoff is affiliated with Clara Maass Medical Center, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, and Overlook Medical Center. He graduated from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. He trained at NYU Langone Medical Center for residency. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Lehrhoff is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, Coventry, and more.

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Clinical Interests: Cancer

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 14
  • Uninsured Cost: $8,129
  • Medicare Cost: $2,128
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Specializes in Urology
1033 Clifton Avenue
Clifton, NJ
 

Dr. Venkata Marella is an urology (urinary tract disease) specialist. Dr. Marella has a special interest in robotic surgery. His professional affiliations include Chilton Medical Center and Hackensack University Medical Center. After attending Guntur Medical College for medical school, he completed his residency training at Maimonides Medical Center. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and QualCare.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic surgery

All Interests: Robotic Surgery

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 43
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,450 - $4,500
  • Medicare Cost: $640 - $773
Dr. Edmund S Liu, Md, Pa, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
207 Pompton Avenue
Verona, NJ
 

Dr. Edmund Liu is a specialist in facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Patient ratings for Dr. Liu average 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes AARP, MultiPlan, Aetna, and more. His education and training includes medical school at Tufts University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with New York University (NYU). He has received professional recognition including the following: Montclair Super Doctors. Dr. Liu is affiliated with Saint Barnabas Medical Center.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $876
  • Medicare Cost: $502
Dr. William Scott McDonald, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
89 Valley Road
Montclair, NJ
 

Dr. William McDonald is a specialist in plastic surgery. His areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. McDonald is affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Kendall Regional Medical Center. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. McDonald's education and training includes medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport and residency at NYU Langone Medical Center and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Down Syndrome, Endoscopic Surgery, Pec Implants, Injectable ... (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 is a general obstetrician and gynecologist. He is a graduate of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and a graduate of Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston's residency program. 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 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Summit Medical Group and Saint Barnabas Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Russo's office for an appointment.

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

Dr. Joseph Bellapianta specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His clinical interests include minimally invasive surgery, bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and hand surgery procedures. He is affiliated with Clara Maass Medical Center and Yale New Haven Health System. Dr. Bellapianta is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Bellapianta is open to new patients. Before performing his residency at Albany Medical Center, Dr. Bellapianta attended Albany Medical College for medical school. He has received the distinction of New York Rising Stars.

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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. Francis P Prior, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
62 S Fullerton Avenue
Montclair, NJ
 

Dr. Francis Prior sees patients in Montclair, NJ and Livingston, NJ. His medical specialty is adult cardiology. These areas are among his clinical interests: coronary angiogram, bypass surgery, and aortic disease. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Summit Medical Group and Saint Barnabas Medical Center. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Viant are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Prior takes. He is open to new patients. His education and training includes medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and residency at Bellevue Hospital Center.

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Relevant Interests: , cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)

All Interests: Bypass Surgery, Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiomyopathy, Enlarged Heart, Nuclear Stress Test, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Tammy Hamilton's area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. These areas are among her clinical interests: menopause, diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), and uterine prolapse. On average, patients gave her a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Aetna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hamilton accepts. Before completing her residency at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, Dr. Hamilton attended medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Summit Medical Group and Saint Barnabas Medical Center. Dr. Hamilton 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. Domenico James Savatta, MD
Specializes in Urology
375 Mt Pleasant Avenue; Suite 250
West Orange, NJ
 

Dr. Domenico Savatta works as an urologist in West Orange, NJ, Rahway, NJ, and Elizabeth, NJ. His clinical interests encompass kidney stones, robotic surgery, and prostate cancer. He is professionally affiliated with Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, and Associates in Urology. Dr. Savatta attended Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University for residency. Dr. Savatta's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including AARP, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Mail Handlers Benefit Plan. He has received professional recognition including the following: Montclair Super Doctors.

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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. Patrick St. George St George Anderson, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
120 Irvington Avenue
South Orange, NJ
 

Dr. Patrick Anderson sees patients in South Orange, NJ and Newark, NJ. His medical specialty is gynecologic oncology. After completing medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, Dr. Anderson performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. His areas of clinical interest consist of bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery and robotic surgery. He honors Family Health Plus, Aetna, Group Health Incorporated (GHI), and more. He has received the following distinction: Millburn-Short Hills Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Anderson speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Montefiore Medical Center - Weiler Division Hospital, and Montefiore Medical Center - Moses Division Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive surgery, robotic surgery

All Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Surgical Procedures, Minimally Invasive Surgery, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 22
  • Uninsured Cost: $787 - $7,500
  • Medicare Cost: $296 - $1,710
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Nancy Ann Kaplan
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
50 Union Avenue; Suite 602
Irvington, NJ
 

Dr. Nancy Kaplan specializes in podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery. Dr. Kaplan's areas of expertise include arthroscopic surgery, arthritis, and bone problems. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield. Dr. Kaplan (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Filipino and Spanish. She is affiliated with Saint Barnabas Medical Center and Overlook Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Bone Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Surgical Procedures, Ankle Problems, Gout, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Barry Dibernardo specializes in plastic surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Dibernardo is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, Aetna, and more. He is a graduate of Weill Cornell Medical College and a graduate of The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York's residency program. Dr. Dibernardo has received the following distinction: Montclair Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Clara Maass Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Microsurgery, Hair Transplant, Nose Surgery, ... (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.