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We found 9 providers matching minimally invasive surgery and who accept Blue Cross near Medford, NJ.

Dr. James Arthur Sanfilippo Jr., MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
773 Route 70 East; Building E-100
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. James Sanfilippo is a spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Sewell, NJ, Moorestown, NJ, and Marlton, NJ. Clinical interests for Dr. Sanfilippo include forearm fracture, femur (thigh bone) fracture, and carpal tunnel surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Kennedy Health System and Inspira Medical Center Vineland. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna Medicare, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Sanfilippo's practice is open to new patients. Before completing his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals, Dr. Sanfilippo attended medical school at UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School.

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Relevant Interests: , vertebroplasty, arthroscopic surgery, knee arthroscopy, elbow arthroscopy

All Interests: Forearm Fracture, Femur Fracture, Elbow Pain, Humerus Fracture, Fibula Fracture, Ankle Sprain, ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Martin Greenleaf, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
773 Route 70 East; Building E-100
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. Robert Greenleaf's medical specialty is spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His clinical interests include spine microsurgery, disc surgery, and degenerative disc disease. Dr. Greenleaf's patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Viant, and more. After attending Drexel University College of Medicine and Weill Cornell Medical College for medical school, he completed his residency training at Allegheny General Hospital. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Kennedy Health System and Inspira Medical Center Vineland. Dr. Greenleaf is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , vertebroplasty

All Interests: Radiculopathy, Neck Pain, Scoliosis, Spinal Pain, Spinal Instrumentation, Lower Back Problems, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
103 Old Marlton Pike; Suite 102
Medford, NJ
 

Dr. John Kravitz is an adult gastroenterology specialist. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. His clinical interests include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and colon polyps. Dr. Kravitz's hospital/clinic affiliations include Virtua Memorial and St. Mary Medical Center. He honors several insurance carriers, including Medicare Supplement (Medigap), United Healthcare HSA, and AmeriHealth. Dr. Kravitz's practice is open to new patients. He graduated from Temple University School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Gastroparesis, Endoscopic Surgery, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, Manometry, Colitis, Wireless ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
103 Old Marlton Pike; Suite 102
Medford, NJ
 

Dr. David Salowe is a medical specialist in adult gastroenterology. Dr. Salowe's average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: celiac disease, hepatitis C, and colon polyps. He honors several insurance carriers, including Medicare Supplement (Medigap), United Healthcare HSA, and AmeriHealth. He attended UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. His professional affiliations include Virtua Memorial and St. Mary Medical Center. Dr. Salowe's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Gastroparesis, Endoscopic Surgery, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, Manometry, Colitis, Wireless ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
103 Old Marton Pike; Suite 102
Medford, NJ
 

Dr. Craig Barash specializes in adult gastroenterology. His clinical interests include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and colon polyps. Dr. Barash's professional affiliations include Virtua Memorial and St. Mary Medical Center. He accepts Medicare Supplement (Medigap), United Healthcare HSA, and AmeriHealth, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Barash's office for an appointment. He graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Gastroparesis, Endoscopic Surgery, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, Manometry, Colitis, Wireless ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
103 Old Marlton Pike; Suite 102
Medford, NJ
 

Dr. John Volpe is a gastroenterologist. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: celiac disease, hepatitis C, and colon polyps. Dr. Volpe is in-network for Medicare Supplement (Medigap), United Healthcare HSA, AmeriHealth, and more. He attended Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Delaware Valley Medical Center. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Virtua Memorial and St. Mary Medical Center. Dr. Volpe's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Gastroparesis, Endoscopic Surgery, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, Manometry, Colitis, Wireless ... (Read more)

Dr. Rajesh K Jain, MPH, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
773 Route 70 East; Suite E100
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. Rajesh Jain is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Voorhees, NJ, Marlton, NJ, and Moorestown, NJ. Areas of expertise for Dr. Jain include forearm fracture, psoriatic arthritis, and femur (thigh bone) fracture. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Coventry Health Care Plans. He attended medical school at SUNY Upstate Medical University. Dr. Jain completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Upstate Medical University.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, minimally invasive hip replacement, knee arthroscopy, elbow arthroscopy

All Interests: Forearm Fracture, Psoriatic Arthritis, Femur Fracture, Elbow Pain, Humerus Fracture, Fibula ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
103 Old Marlton Pike; Suite 102
Medford, NJ
 

Dr. Scott Modena's specialty is adult gastroenterology. He attended medical school at SUNY Upstate Medical University. His training includes a residency program at Temple University Hospital. Dr. Modena's areas of expertise include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and colon polyps. He takes Medicare Supplement (Medigap), United Healthcare HSA, AmeriHealth, and more. He is affiliated with Virtua Memorial and St. Mary Medical Center. Dr. Modena is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Gastroparesis, Endoscopic Surgery, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, Manometry, Colitis, Wireless ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
773 Route 70 East; Suite E100
Marlton, NJ
 

Dr. Raymond Ropiak is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His clinical interests include forearm fracture, femur (thigh bone) fracture, and carpal tunnel surgery. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna Medicare, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Ropiak is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and a graduate of Jefferson University Hospitals' residency program.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, knee arthroscopy, elbow arthroscopy

All Interests: Forearm Fracture, Femur Fracture, Elbow Pain, Humerus Fracture, Fibula Fracture, Ankle Sprain, ... (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.