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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 works as a cardiac surgeon and thoracic surgeon in New York, NY. His clinical interests include transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), minimally invasive cardiac surgery, and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Fidelis, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Dr. Guy performed his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Awards and/or distinctions he has received 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: , minimally invasive cardiac surgery, robotic surgery

All Interests: Aortic Valve Disease, Aortic Valve Surgery, Mitral Valve Repair, Mitral Valve Replacement, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Reza Mehrazin is a medical specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee. His areas of expertise include the following: adrenalectomy (adrenal surgery), robotic kidney surgery, and bladder cancer. Dr. Mehrazin is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Healthfirst, and United Healthcare Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. 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. His professional affiliations include Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Roosevelt, and The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. Dr. Mehrazin's practice 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 works as a colon and rectal surgeon. His clinical interests include computer assisted surgery (CAS), rectal cancer, and colon cancer. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Hunt accepts Coresource, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Healthfirst, and more. He attended medical school at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Hunt completed residency programs at the University Hospital of Brooklyn and Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston. He has received professional recognition including the following: 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 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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Dr. Stacy Michelle Kaplan, DO
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, General Surgery
589 Broadway; 2nd Floor
New York, NY

Dr. Stacy Kaplan's medical specialty is plastic surgery and general surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Kaplan is 2.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among her clinical interests: dermabrasion, botox injection, and breast augmentation. Dr. Kaplan is affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Aetna, Aetna Bronze, and Aetna HSA. After attending Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, she completed her residency training at Mercy Catholic Medical Center. Dr. Kaplan speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

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

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

Dr. Lauren Schulz is an urologist in Brooklyn, NY and Bronx, NY. Clinical interests for Dr. Schulz include bladder cancer, sexually transmitted diseases (STds), and erectile dysfunction (impotence). Dr. Schulz honors Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, AmeriHealth, and United Healthcare EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. She graduated from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and then she performed her residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia. 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.