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We found 6 providers matching minimally invasive surgery and who accept Horizon PPO near New York, NY.

Dr. Sean David Lavine, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
710 West 168th Street, Interventional Neurosurgery; Floor 4
New York, NY

Dr. Sean Lavine is a physician who specializes in neurosurgery. After completing medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College, he performed his residency at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center. Dr. Lavine's areas of expertise include brain aneurysm, stroke, and carotid artery disease. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Lavine takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include New York Super Doctors and Bergen County Super Doctors. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, Valley Health System, and ColumbiaDoctors. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Lavine's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , vertebroplasty

All Interests: Tumor, Brain Cancer, Vertebroplasty, Brain Aneurysm, Carotid Artery Disease, Angiogram, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Norman Maurice Rowe, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
50 East 69th Street
New York, NY

Dr. Norman Rowe practices plastic surgery and hand surgery. Dr. Rowe (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Hebrew, German, and French. Dr. Rowe's areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. His professional affiliations include Lenox Hill Hospital and Monmouth Medical Center. He obtained his medical school training at Tulane University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Maimonides Medical Center. Dr. Rowe has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Delta Dental. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Pec Implants, Injectable Fillers, Cosmetic ... (Read more)

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Jason Perry Galante
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
493 Court Street
Brooklyn, NY

Dr. Jason Galante works as a podiatrist and foot and ankle surgeon. Dr. Galante is affiliated with Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway, and Overlook Medical Center. He trained at Hoboken University Medical Center for residency. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Wounds, Arthroscopic Surgery, Total Joint Replacement

Dr. Marc Wayne Urquhart, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
534 Avenue E; Suite 1b
Bayonne, NJ

Dr. Marc Urquhart's specialties are hand surgery, orthopedics/orthopedic surgery, and sports medicine. He practices in Bayonne, NJ. He is professionally affiliated with Jersey City Medical Center and Saint Barnabas Medical Center. His education and training includes medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. The average patient rating for Dr. Urquhart is 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Urquhart is in-network for AARP, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive surgery

All Interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Sports Health, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Total Joint ... (Read more)

Dr. Sean Christopher Egan, MD
Specializes in Urology
377 Jersey Avenue; Suite 230
Jersey City, NJ

Dr. Sean Egan practices urology (urinary tract disease) in West Orange, NJ, Jersey City, NJ, and Bloomfield, NJ. He is professionally affiliated with Jersey City Medical Center, Clara Maass Medical Center, and Saint Barnabas Medical Center. Dr. Egan's education and training includes medical school at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and residency at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and CIGNA HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive surgery

All Interests: Brachytherapy, Urinary Incontinence, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Prostate Cancer

Dr. Mohamed Abdelhady Esiely, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
79 Hudson Street; Suite 204
Hoboken, NJ

Dr. Mohamed Esiely is a general obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Belleville, NJ and Hoboken, NJ. He has indicated that his clinical interests include robotic surgery and laparoscopic surgery. He takes Amerigroup, Magellan Health Services, and AARP, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Esiely attended medical school at Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Esiely trained at Jersey City Medical Center. Dr. Esiely's professional affiliations include Jersey City Medical Center and Clara Maass Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery, robotic surgery

All Interests: Laparoscopic Surgery, Surgical Procedures, Robotic Surgery

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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.