We found 23 providers matching minimally invasive surgery and who accept Oxford Health Plans near Toms River, NJ.

Dr. Sean David Lavine, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
530 Lakehurst Road; Suite 308
Toms River, NJ
 

Dr. Sean Lavine is a specialist in neurosurgery. He graduated from Weill Cornell Medical College. He trained at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center for residency. Dr. Lavine's areas of expertise include the following: brain aneurysm, stroke, and carotid artery disease. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. Dr. Lavine's distinctions include: New York Super Doctors and Bergen County Super Doctors. Dr. Lavine is conversant in Spanish. His professional affiliations include St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, Valley Health System, and ColumbiaDoctors. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , vertebroplasty

All Interests: Tumor, Brain Cancer, Vertebroplasty, Brain Aneurysm, Carotid Artery Disease, Angiogram, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Mark William Gesell, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1430 Hooper Avenue; Suite 101
Toms River, NJ
 

Dr. Mark Gesell practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Tinton Falls, NJ, Toms River, NJ, and Freehold, NJ. Before completing his residency at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Dr. Gesell attended medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. His areas of expertise include the following: knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cigna, and Medicare, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Gesell's hospital/clinic affiliations include Monmouth Medical Center and Riverview Medical Center. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Hip Problems, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Replacement Arthroplasty, ... (Read more)

Dr. William Francis Ziegler, DO
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
780 Route 37 West; Suite 150
Toms River, NJ
 

Dr. William Ziegler practices reproductive endocrinology and infertility. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Ziegler include laparoscopic hysterectomy, ablation, and fibroids. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Monmouth Medical Center, Capital Health, and Princeton HealthCare System. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Ziegler obtained his medical school training at Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine and performed his residency at the University of Vermont/Fletcher Allen Health Care and Medical Center of Delaware, Newark.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hysterectomy, laparoscopic surgery, robotic surgery

All Interests: Infertility, Hysteroscopy, Ultrasound, in Vitro Fertilization, Laparoscopic Surgery, Ablation, ... (Read more)

Dr. Basil Michael Yurcisin II, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatrics
1430 Hooper Avenue; Suite 203
Toms River, NJ
 

Dr. Basil Yurcisin specializes in general surgery and bariatrics (obesity treatment) and practices in Millburn, NJ and Toms River, NJ. Patients gave Dr. Yurcisin an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Monmouth Medical Center and Saint Barnabas Medical Center. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and Aetna. After attending Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive surgery

All Interests: Hernia Surgery, Hiatal Hernia, Fundoplication, Acid Reflux, Nutrition Counseling, Minimally ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 36
  • Charge (avg.): $27,000 - $42,000
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,124 - $1,677

Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
780 Rt 37 W
Toms River, NJ
 

Dr. Gary Pess is a hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. Patient ratings for Dr. Pess average 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Pess is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Before performing his residency at Bellevue Hospital Center, Dr. Pess attended SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and SUNY Upstate Medical University for medical school. Dr. Pess speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Monmouth Medical Center and Community Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Pain, Sports Health, Tumor, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. John L Stoneham III, MD
Specializes in Urology, Other
67 Route 37 West; Riverwood 2 - Suite 1
Toms River, NJ
 

Dr. John Stoneham specializes in urology (urinary tract disease). He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Stoneham include robotic surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Community Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from New York Medical College and New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at NYU Langone Medical Center and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic surgery

All Interests: Surgical Procedures, Robotic Surgery

Dr. Victor John Ferlise, MD
Specializes in Urology
67 Route 37 West; Riverwood 2 - Suite 1
Toms River, NJ
 

Dr. Victor Ferlise is an urology (urinary tract disease) specialist in Toms River, NJ, Forked River, NJ, and Whiting, NJ. In his practice, Dr. Ferlise focuses on robotic surgery. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Ferlise is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Dr. Ferlise performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania. He is professionally affiliated with Community Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic surgery

All Interests: Surgical Procedures, Robotic Surgery

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 42
  • Charge (avg.): $1,100 - $1,700
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $226 - $877
Dr. William Morris Schulman, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Other
9 Hosptial Drive; Suite C23
Toms River, NJ
 

Dr. William Schulman is a general surgery specialist. His education and training includes medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and residency at Hahnemann University Hospital. His clinical interests encompass breast cancer. Dr. Schulman has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is in-network for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Schulman's hospital/clinic affiliations include Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus, Barnabas Health Medical Group, and Community Medical Center.

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Clinical Interests: Breast Cancer

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 23
  • Charge (avg.): $864
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $318
Dr. Ronald Ray Neal, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
79 Route 37 W; Suite 101
Toms River, NJ
 

Dr. Ronald Neal specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology and practices in Toms River, NJ. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Neal's areas of expertise include robotic surgery. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and Aetna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Neal honors. Before completing his residency at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, Dr. Neal attended medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Neal is affiliated with Community Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic surgery

All Interests: Surgical Procedures, Robotic Surgery

Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
780 Route 37 West; Suite 140
Toms River, NJ
 

Dr. Teddy Atik practices hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. These areas are among Dr. Atik's clinical interests: hand problems, wrist problems, and elbow problems. He is professionally affiliated with Monmouth Medical Center and Community Medical Center. He studied medicine at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Dr. Atik's training includes a residency program at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Atik takes.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Pain, Metabolic Bone Disease, Sports Health, Tumor, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Fractures, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 46
  • Charge (avg.): $626
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $537
Dr. Robert Steven Pesso, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
79 Route 37 W; Suite 101
Toms River, NJ
 

Dr. Robert Pesso is a physician who specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Pesso's areas of expertise include robotic surgery. He is affiliated with Community Medical Center. He takes several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant. Before performing his residency at Cooper University Hospital, Dr. Pesso attended UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic surgery

All Interests: Surgical Procedures, Robotic Surgery

Dr. David P Dobesh, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
780 Rt 37 West; Suite 310
Toms River, NJ
 

Dr. David Dobesh practices adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). He is in-network for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. Dr. Dobesh trained at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center for his residency. Dr. Dobesh is affiliated with Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Jersey City Medical Center, and Clara Maass Medical Center.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 75
  • Charge (avg.): $1,500 - $3,000
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $457 - $973
Dr. Parvez Mahmood, MD
Specializes in Urology, Other
20 Hospital Drive; Suite 15
Toms River, NJ
 

Dr. Parvez Mahmood's specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Mahmood's professional affiliations include Monmouth Medical Center Southern Campus, Princeton HealthCare System, and Community Medical Center. He honors Cigna, QualCare, and Medicare, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended King Edward Medical University and then went on to complete his residency at NYU Langone Medical Center, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and Bellevue Hospital Center. Dr. Mahmood (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 89
  • Charge (avg.): $1,998 - $2,800
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $162 - $768
Dr. George M Gabuzda, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
780 Route 37 West; Suite 140
Toms River, NJ
 

Dr. George Gabuzda sees patients in Eatontown, NJ, Toms River, NJ, and Freehold, NJ. His medical specialties are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Gabuzda is 2.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. Dr. Gabuzda trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut for his residency. He is professionally affiliated with Monmouth Medical Center and Community Medical Center.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 44
  • Charge (avg.): $604
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $538
Dr. John Joseph Vaccaro, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
202 Route 37 West
Toms River, NJ
 

Dr. John Vaccaro is a medical specialist in plastic surgery. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Guadalajara, University Center of Health Sciences and residency at Kings County Hospital Center. These areas are among Dr. Vaccaro's clinical interests: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Aetna. His professional affiliations include Monmouth Medical Center, Hackensack University Medical Center, and Community Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Hair Transplant, Nose Surgery, Endoscopic ... (Read more)

Dr. Gregory Gerard Fedorcik, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
780 Route 37 West; Suite 140
Toms River, NJ
 

Dr. Gregory Fedorcik's medical specialty is hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Viant, and more. Dr. Fedorcik is a graduate of St. George's, University of London and St. George's University School of Medicine. He trained at Monmouth Medical Center for residency. He is affiliated with Monmouth Medical Center and Community Medical Center.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 38
  • Charge (avg.): $652
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $538

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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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