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's specialties are cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery. He practices in New York, NY. Clinical interests for Dr. Guy include transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), heart bypass surgery (CABG), and tumor. Dr. Guy is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Fidelis, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Guy include: 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: , endovascular stent grafting, 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 a physician who specializes in urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Mehrazin's areas of expertise include the following: adrenalectomy (adrenal surgery), robotic kidney surgery, and bladder cancer. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Healthfirst, and United Healthcare Plans. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include 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. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Roosevelt, and The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. Dr. Mehrazin 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 is a physician who specializes in plastic surgery and general surgery. Patients gave Dr. Kaplan an average rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Kaplan include dermabrasion, botox injection, and breast augmentation. She takes Aetna, Aetna Bronze, and Aetna HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers. She graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Her medical residency was performed at Mercy Catholic Medical Center. 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 is a physician who specializes in colon & rectal surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hunt include computer assisted surgery (CAS), rectal cancer, and colon cancer. Dr. Hunt is affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine. 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. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Hunt is an in-network provider for Coresource, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Healthfirst, and more. 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.

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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 specializes in urology (urinary tract disease) and practices in Brooklyn, NY and Bronx, NY. She is a graduate of New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and a graduate of Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia's residency program. Areas of expertise for Dr. Schulz include bladder cancer, sexually transmitted diseases (STds), and erectile dysfunction (impotence). Dr. Schulz accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, AmeriHealth, and United Healthcare EPO. She is professionally 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.
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