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We found 5 providers matching minimally invasive surgery and who accept Aetna HSA near New York, NY.

Dr. T. Sloane Sloane Guy, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
525 E 68th Street; Suite M404
New York, NY

Dr. T. Guy is a specialist in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), heart bypass surgery (CABG), and tumor. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Fidelis, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Guy accepts. He attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He trained at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for his residency. He has received the following distinctions: Philadelphia Super Doctors; Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors; and One of America's Top Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive cardiac surgery, robotic surgery

All Interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Tumor, Aortic Valve Disease, Aortic Valve Surgery, Mitral Valve Repair, ... (Read more)

Dr. Reza Mehrazin, MD
Specializes in Urology
10 Union Square; Suite 3a
New York, NY

Dr. Reza Mehrazin is an urologist in New York, NY and 6th Floor, NY. These areas are among Dr. Mehrazin's clinical interests: adrenalectomy (adrenal surgery), robotic kidney surgery, and bladder cancer. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Healthfirst, and United Healthcare Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee. Dr. Mehrazin has received distinctions including Best of Session Poster (First Palce) AUA Annual Meeting Best of Session Poster (First Place) and AUA 2009 Gerald P. Murphy Scholar Watson Pharmaceutical Company and AUA. He is professionally affiliated with Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Roosevelt, and The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic kidney surgery, robotic prostatectomy, laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Bladder Cancer, Kidney Stones, Robotic Prostatectomy, Kidney Cancer, Laparoscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Stacy Michelle Kaplan, DO
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, General Surgery
589 Broadway; 2nd Floor
New York, NY

Dr. Stacy Kaplan works as a plastic surgeon and general surgeon. Patients gave her an average rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Kaplan include dermabrasion, botox injection, and breast augmentation. Dr. Kaplan accepts Aetna, Aetna Bronze, and Aetna HSA, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She trained at Mercy Catholic Medical Center for residency. Dr. Kaplan is conversant in Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Body Contouring, Botox Injection, Botulinum Toxin Injection, ... (Read more)

Dr. Daniel Henry Hunt, MD
Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
156 William Street; 12th Floor
New York, NY

Dr. Daniel Hunt's medical specialty is colon & rectal surgery. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hunt include computer assisted surgery (CAS), rectal cancer, and colon cancer. Dr. Hunt is in-network for Coresource, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Healthfirst, as well as other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and performed his residency at the University Hospital of Brooklyn and Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Physician of the Year, New York-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital; Resident Poster Presentation, New York Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery; and Resident Teaching Award, SUNY Downstate. Dr. Hunt is professionally affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive surgery, endoscopic surgery, laparoscopic surgery, robotic surgery

All Interests: Incontinence, Endoscopic Surgery, Rectal Problems, Rectal Prolapse, Ileostomy, Fecal Incontinence, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Urology
1 Prospect Park West; Suite C
Brooklyn, NY

Dr. Lauren Schulz's specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). Before completing her residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, Dr. Schulz attended medical school at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Schulz include bladder cancer, sexually transmitted diseases (STds), and erectile dysfunction (impotence). Dr. Schulz is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, AmeriHealth, and United Healthcare EPO. Dr. Schulz is affiliated with New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Incontinence, Circumcision, Erectile Dysfunction, Urologic Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Pelvic Problems, ... (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.