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We found 10 providers matching minimally invasive surgery and who accept Health Net near Warren, NJ.

Dr. Andrew Alexander Gumbs, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
1 Diamond Hill Road; Bensley Pavilion, 4th Floor
Berkeley Heights, NJ
 

Dr. Andrew Gumbs is a general surgeon and surgical oncologist. In addition to English, Dr. Gumbs (or staff) speaks Spanish, French, and Italian. His areas of expertise include the following: lipoma, esophageal tumor, and lipoma excision. Dr. Gumbs is professionally affiliated with Summit Medical Group, Carol G. Simon Cancer Center, and Saint Barnabas Medical Center. Dr. Gumbs's education and training includes medical school at Yale School of Medicine and residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive surgery, laparoscopic gallbladder removal, laparoscopic appendectomy

All Interests: Liver Tumor, Esophagus Problems, Gallbladder Problems, Liver Disease, Pancreatitis, Surgical ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 30
  • Uninsured Cost: $6,400
  • Medicare Cost: $539
Dr. Reza Momeni, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
1 Diamond Hill Road, Lawrence Pavilion; 1st Floor
Berkeley Heights, NJ
 

Dr. Reza Momeni works as a plastic surgeon and hand surgeon. He speaks Persian. Clinical interests for Dr. Momeni include dermabrasion, botulinum toxin injection, and rhinoplasty. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Morristown Medical Center, Summit Medical Group, and Saint Barnabas Medical Center. He studied medicine at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Yale University for residency. Dr. Momeni is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Momeni is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Aetna, and TRICARE. He has received the following distinction: Millburn-Short Hills Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Wrist Problems, Blepharoptosis Repair, Endoscopic Surgery, Pec ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 29
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,096
  • Medicare Cost: $559
Dr. Daniel Richard Schwartz, MD
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
1 Diamond Hill Road; Bensley Pavilion, 2nd Floor
Berkeley Heights, NJ
 

Dr. Daniel Schwartz specializes in interventional cardiology. His areas of expertise include the following: coronary angiogram, bypass surgery, and aortic disease. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, Aetna, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Schwartz is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Schwartz's professional affiliations include Morristown Medical Center, Summit Medical Group, and Overlook Medical Center. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Bypass Surgery, Cardiomyopathy, Enlarged Heart, Nuclear Stress Test, Hypertension, Heart Problems, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 16
  • Uninsured Cost: $4,000
  • Medicare Cost: $560
Dr. Richard S Nitzberg, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
1 Diamond Hill Road; Bensley Pavilion, 4th Floor
Berkeley Heights, NJ
 

Dr. Richard Nitzberg specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery and practices in Berkeley Heights, NJ. The average patient rating for Dr. Nitzberg is 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include spider veins, ambulatory phlebectomy, and carotid artery disease. Dr. Nitzberg honors Coventry, Aetna, and Railroad Medicare, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending Harvard Medical School, he completed his residency training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Nitzberg is professionally affiliated with Summit Medical Group, Carol G. Simon Cancer Center, and Overlook Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , ambulatory phlebectomy, laparoscopic gallbladder removal, laparoscopic appendectomy

All Interests: Sclerotherapy, Colectomy, Vascular Problems, Abdominal Problems, Aortic Disease, Spider Veins, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 17
  • Uninsured Cost: $6,400
  • Medicare Cost: $543
Dr. James A Levey, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
34 Mountain Boulevard
Warren, NJ
 

Dr. James Levey is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Levey include menopause, diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), and uterine prolapse. Patients rated Dr. Levey highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Aetna, and Railroad Medicare. Dr. Levey obtained his medical school training at Albany Medical College and performed his residency at Wilmington Hospital. His professional affiliations include Summit Medical Group and Overlook Medical Center. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic surgery, minimally invasive gynecologic surgery

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

Dr. Marc Aaron Greenstein, DO
Specializes in Urology
315 East Main Street
Somerville, NJ
 

Dr. Marc Greenstein is a specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). He works in Somerville, NJ, Rahway, NJ, and West Orange, NJ. Clinical interests for Dr. Greenstein include bladder infection, erectile dysfunction (impotence), and infertility. He is professionally affiliated with Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway. Before completing his residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia and a hospital affiliated with Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Greenstein attended medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Greenstein average 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Greenstein honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Great-West Healthcare, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive surgery, robotic surgery

All Interests: Infertility, Men's Health Issues, Incontinence, Bladder Infection, Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney ... (Read more)

Dr. Kathleen A Heffernan, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
34 Mountain Boulevard
Warren, NJ
 

Dr. Kathleen Heffernan is a general OB/GYN in Warren, NJ and Berkeley Heights, NJ. She has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Her areas of expertise include menopause, diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), and uterine prolapse. Dr. Heffernan is affiliated with Summit Medical Group and Overlook Medical Center. She accepts Coventry, Aetna, and Railroad Medicare, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Heffernan's practice is open to new patients. She graduated from New York Medical College. She trained at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic surgery, minimally invasive gynecologic surgery

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

Dr. Christine Masterson, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
34 Mountain Boulevard; Building B
Warren, NJ
 

Dr. Christine Masterson practices general obstetrics & gynecology. On average, patients gave Dr. Masterson a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Masterson include menopause, diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), and uterine prolapse. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Masterson accepts. She attended medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Masterson's residency was performed at Cooper University Hospital and Abington Memorial Hospital. She is professionally affiliated with Summit Medical Group and Overlook Medical Center. She is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic surgery, minimally invasive gynecologic surgery

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

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Specializes in Otolaryngology
242 E Main Street
Somerville, NJ
 

Dr. David Bortniker is an ear, nose and throat specialist. The average patient rating for Dr. Bortniker is 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Aetna. He attended medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. He is affiliated with Overlook Medical Center.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 65
  • Uninsured Cost: $388 - $9,800
  • Medicare Cost: $384 - $3,887
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Specializes in Otolaryngology
65 Mountain Boulevard
Warren, NJ
 

Dr. George Beecher is an otolaryngologist in Warren, NJ. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Beecher honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He is conversant in French. He is affiliated with Overlook Medical Center.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 12
  • Uninsured Cost: $91
  • Medicare Cost: $91

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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.