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
525 E 68th Street; Suite M404
New York, NY

Dr. T. Guy is a specialist in cardiac surgery. Dr. Guy's areas of expertise include transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), heart bypass surgery (CABG), and tumor. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Fidelis, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Guy attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Guy has received professional recognition including the following: 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 an urology (urinary tract disease) specialist in New York, NY and 6th Floor, NY. Dr. Mehrazin's clinical interests include adrenalectomy (adrenal surgery), robotic kidney surgery, and bladder cancer. He is professionally affiliated with Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Roosevelt, and The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee for residency. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Healthfirst, and United Healthcare Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mehrazin honors. His distinctions 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. 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. Daniel Henry Hunt, MD
Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
156 William Street; 12th Floor
New York, NY

Dr. Daniel Hunt is a New York, NY physician who specializes in colon & rectal surgery. 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. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hunt include computer assisted surgery (CAS), rectal cancer, and colon cancer. Patient ratings for Dr. Hunt average 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Hunt is in-network for Coresource, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Healthfirst, and more. His distinctions 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. He is professionally affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine.

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

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

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

Dr. Stacy Kaplan's areas of specialization are plastic surgery and general surgery. Her average rating from her patients is 2.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among Dr. Kaplan's clinical interests: dermabrasion, botox injection, and breast augmentation. She is an in-network provider for Aetna, Aetna Bronze, and Aetna HSA, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing her residency at Mercy Catholic Medical Center, Dr. Kaplan attended medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Kaplan is conversant in Spanish. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Doylestown Health and 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)

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

Dr. Lauren Schulz's specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). Her clinical interests include bladder cancer, sexually transmitted diseases (STds), and erectile dysfunction (impotence). Dr. Schulz is affiliated with New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital. After attending New York College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, she completed her residency training at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia. She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, AmeriHealth, and United Healthcare EPO.

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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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