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Dr. Tsu-Huang Tsu-Huang Chuang, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
325 W. 15th Street; 1st Floor
New York, NY
 

Dr. Linus Chuang is a gynecologic oncologist in New York, NY, White Plains, NY, and Sleepy Hollow, NY. Dr. Chuang attended Kaohsiung Medical University for medical school and subsequently trained at Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York and Flushing Hospital Medical Center for residency. Areas of expertise for Dr. Chuang include rectocele (posterior prolapse), atrophic vaginitis, and colposcopy. He takes several insurance carriers, including POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield. In addition to English, Dr. Chuang (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Spanish, and Cantonese. Dr. Chuang is affiliated with Westchester Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital, and Phelps Memorial Hospital Center. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Colposcopy, Cystocele, Cystoscopy, Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Loop Electrosurgical Excision, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 44
  • Uninsured Cost: $12,370 - $13,600
  • Medicare Cost: $422 - $1,179
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Dr. Spencer Eugene Amory, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
5141 Broadway 3 River East-178
New York, NY
 

Dr. Spencer Amory's specialty is general surgery. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Amory include colon cancer, inguinal hernia, and crohn's disease. Dr. Amory honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Medicaid Managed Care, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He obtained his medical school training at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and performed his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. His distinctions include: New York Super Doctors; Leonard Tow award for Humanism in Medicine; and Physician of the Year 2006, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Department of Nursing. Dr. Amory is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital and ColumbiaDoctors. Dr. Amory is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hernia repair, laparoscopic gallbladder removal, laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Inguinal Hernia, Hernia Surgery, Gallstones, Upper Endoscopy, Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 12
  • Uninsured Cost: $13,417
  • Medicare Cost: $596
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Dr. Michael Eric Zenilman, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
263 7th Avenue; Suite #5a, Medical Pavilion
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Michael Zenilman is a general surgeon. His clinical interests include cancer surgery, crohn's disease, and thyroid cancer. He is professionally affiliated with New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital, Howard County General Hospital, and Suburban Hospital. Dr. Zenilman obtained his medical school training at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and performed his residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Coresource, and Anthem, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Research, Rectal Problems, Crohn's Disease, Gallbladder Problems, Surgical Procedures, Pancreas ... (Read more)

Dr. Ilene Ann Tessler, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
419 Park Avenue South; Suite 1305
New York, NY
 

Dr. Ruth Tessler is a general gynecologist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Tessler include menstrual disorders, menopause, and colposcopy. Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Tessler takes. After attending Wayne State University School of Medicine, she completed her residency training at Beth Israel Medical Center. Dr. Tessler (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Hebrew and Spanish. She is affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH)

All Interests: Colposcopy, Loop Electrosurgical Excision, Hysteroscopy, Bleeding, Contraception, Cervical Cancer ... (Read more)

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Dr. Shaun Allen Steigman, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Pediatric Thoracic Surgery, Pediatric Head and Neck Surgery
525 E 68th Street, Box 209; Division of Pediatric Surgery
New York, NY
 

Dr. Shaun Steigman, who practices in New York, NY and Brooklyn, NY, is a medical specialist in general surgery, surgical oncology (cancer surgery), and pediatric thoracic surgery. In addition to English, Dr. Steigman (or staff) speaks Hebrew and Spanish. His clinical interests include cancer surgery, lung surgery, and abnormal prenatal diagnosis. His hospital/clinic affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital, and Weill Cornell Medicine. His education and training includes medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Steigman has received the following distinctions: New York Rising Stars; Isaac O. Mehrez Award for Surgical Excellence, Mt. Auburn Hospital; and Poster of Distinction, Massachussetts Chapter of American College of Surgeons, 54th Annual Meeting. He is closed to new patients at this time.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Neonatal Surgery, Circumcision, Esophagus Problems, Surgical Procedures, Thoracic Surgery ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Bariatric Surgery
425 West 59th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Koji Park's area of specialization is bariatric surgery. His education and training includes medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and residency at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center. Dr. Park's areas of expertise include laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, small bowel resection, and colectomy (colon resection). He is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Park has received include Outstanding Laparoendoscopic Resident Award Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons; Excellent Teaching Resident/Fellow Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery; and Chief Resident of the Year Award St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, Department of Surgery. In addition to English, Dr. Park (or staff) speaks Japanese. He also offers language support for patients who speak Spanish. He is affiliated with St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hernia repair, laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery, laparoscopic surgery, laparoscopic gastric banding

All Interests: Gastrostomy, Laparoscopic Gastric Banding, Revision Surgery, Appendectomy, Small Bowel Resection, ... (Read more)

Dr. Tirsit Shiferaw Asfaw, MD
Specializes in Urogynecology
560 First Avenue; Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
New York, NY
 

Dr. Tirsit Asfaw works as an urogynecologist. Her areas of expertise include the following: urge incontinence (overactive bladder), cystocele (bladder prolapse), and hysterectomy (uterus removal). She honors Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Asfaw attended medical school at Temple University School of Medicine. She trained at NYU Langone Medical Center for residency. Dr. Asfaw (or staff) is conversant in Amharic, Mandarin, and Arabic. She is affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Cystocele, Labiaplasty, Bladder Problems, Fecal Incontinence, Female Bladder Dysfunction, Surgical ... (Read more)

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Dr. George S Ferzli, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, Other, Critical Care
150 55th Street
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. George Ferzli's medical specialty is general surgery, bariatric surgery, and critical care (intensive care medicine). He graduated from Saint Joseph University of Beirut. His training includes a residency program at Staten Island University Hospital. Dr. Ferzli has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Healthfirst, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Ferzli (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Arabic, Spanish, and French. Dr. Ferzli's professional affiliations include Staten Island University Hospital - South, Richmond University Medical Center (RUMC), and NYU Langone Medical Center. He is accepting new patients.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,444
  • Medicare Cost: $763
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Dr. Beth Wendy Rackow, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
1790 Broadway
New York, NY
 

Dr. Beth Rackow works as an infertility specialist in New York, NY. She graduated from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. She trained at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for her residency. Areas of expertise for Dr. Rackow include menopause, female infertility, and myomectomy (fibroid removal). Patient reviews placed Dr. Rackow at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Rackow include: New York Super Doctors and New York Rising Stars. She is conversant in French. Her professional affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital and ColumbiaDoctors. Dr. Rackow is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Menopause, Infertility, Amenorrhea, Tumor, Miscarriages, Transvaginal Ultrasound, Hysteroscopy, in ... (Read more)

Dr. Rasa Zarnegear, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
520 East 70th Street Starr 8
New York, NY
 

Dr. Rasa Zarnegear's specialty is general surgery. In addition to English, Dr. Zarnegear (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Arabic, and Sign Language. Clinical interests for Dr. Zarnegear include adrenalectomy (adrenal surgery), minimally invasive parathyroidectomy, and achalasia. He is affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine. He graduated from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and then he performed his residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center and the University Hospitals, Cleveland. Dr. Zarnegear is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Coresource, Amerigroup, and United Healthcare Compass are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Zarnegear accepts. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Zarnegear has received include One of America's Top Doctors; Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors; and In 2012, Dr. Zarnegar was named "Top Doctor in NY Metro Area" by Castle Connolly.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic gallbladder removal, laparoscopic surgery, Nissen fundoplication

All Interests: Achalasia, Esophageal Manometry, Hyperparathyroidism, Esophagus Problems, Minimally Invasive ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 23
  • Uninsured Cost: $10,217
  • Medicare Cost: $743
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Dr. Soumitra Ramagopal Eachempati, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Critical Care
525 East 68th Street Starr 7
New York, NY
 

Dr. Soumitra Eachempati practices general surgery, trauma surgery, and critical care (intensive care medicine). Dr. Eachempati (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian. Areas of expertise for Dr. Eachempati include pancreas problems, intensive care, and gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy). Dr. Eachempati is affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine. After attending Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Dr. Eachempati completed Dr. Eachempati's residency training at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. Dr. Eachempati accepts Coresource, Amerigroup, POMCO, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Gallstones, Pancreas Problems, Gallbladder Removal Surgery, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Colon ... (Read more)

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Dr. Kelly Anne Anne Garrett, MD
Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
1315 York Avenue; 2nd Floor
New York, NY
 

Dr. Kelly Garrett is a colon and rectal surgeon. These areas are among her clinical interests: rectal cancer, crohn's disease, and anal fissures. She is professionally affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine. Dr. Garrett is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO. She is a graduate of St. George's University School of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Garrett completed a residency program at Albany Medical Center. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Garrett include: One of America's Top Doctors and New York Rising Stars.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Incontinence, Endoscopic Surgery, Rectal Problems, Rectal Prolapse, Therapeutic Colonoscopy, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Vinay Manohar Tak, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery
121 Dekalb Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Vinay Tak's areas of specialization are general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery. He graduated from Nil Ratan Sarkar Medical College and then he performed his residency at New York Hospital Queens and a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU). His areas of expertise include thoracic outlet syndrome, lung cancer, and achalasia. Dr. Tak honors several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart. Dr. Tak (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, Bengali, and Hindi. He is affiliated with Wyckoff Heights Medical Center and Flushing Hospital Medical Center. Unfortunately, Dr. Tak is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, Achalasia, Pectus Excavatum, Heart Bypass Surgery, Thoracic Problems, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Rogerio Arnaldo Lobo, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
1790 Broadway
New York, NY
 

Dr. Rogerio Lobo is a physician who specializes in reproductive endocrinology and infertility. He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Lobo's areas of expertise include the following: menopause, female infertility, and myomectomy (fibroid removal). He accepts Aetna EPO, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine and residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center. He has received the following distinction: New York Super Doctors. Dr. Lobo (or staff) speaks the following languages: Mandarin, Korean, and Spanish. Dr. Lobo is professionally affiliated with ColumbiaDoctors. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Menopause, Adolescent Gynecology, Infertility, Amenorrhea, Tumor, Miscarriages, Reproductive ... (Read more)

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Dr. Charles James Ascher-Walsh, MD
Specializes in Urogynecology
16 East 60th Street; Suite 480
New York, NY
 

Dr. Charles Ascher-Walsh's specialty is urogynecology. Dr. Ascher-Walsh (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin, Hebrew, and Arabic. Areas of expertise for Dr. Ascher-Walsh include rectocele (posterior prolapse), atrophic vaginitis, and colposcopy. He is professionally affiliated with Mount Sinai Medical Center. After attending SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Ascher-Walsh is an in-network provider for Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Ascher-Walsh has received professional recognition including the following: New York Super Doctors. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Colposcopy, Female Incontinence, Cystocele, Cystoscopy, Cervical Dysplasia, Endometrial Biopsy, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 16
  • Uninsured Cost: $12,140
  • Medicare Cost: $1,097
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Dr. Jason Dennis Wright, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
51 West 51st Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Jason Wright is a specialist in gynecologic oncology. His areas of expertise consist of laparoscopic hysterectomy, gynecologic cancer surgery, and gynecologic cancer. He accepts Aetna EPO, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, Dr. Wright completed his residency training at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Dr. Wright has received the following distinctions: One of America's Top Doctors and Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with ColumbiaDoctors. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hysterectomy, laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Gynecologic Cancer Surgery, Gynecologic Cancer, Laparoscopic Surgery, Laparoscopic Hysterectomy, ... (Read more)

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What is Laparoscopic Surgery?

Laparoscopic surgery is a kind of minimally invasive surgery using a thin, narrow tube called a laparoscope. Usually performed on the abdomen or the pelvic region, the surgeon makes a few very small incisions instead of one large one.

During the procedure, the surgeon inserts the laparoscope, which contains a light and camera that allows the surgeon to see what is happening inside the body. Then tiny tools are placed through the small openings and used to perform the surgery.

The most common laparoscopic surgery is gallbladder removal, but laparoscopic surgery may also be used for the removal of a kidney or appendix, to treat certain cysts and tumors, for bariatric surgery, for some GERD treatments, or for hernia repairs, among others.

Because laparoscopic surgery only uses a few tiny incisions, the scars are minimal and recovery is easier than with open surgery.