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We found 5 providers matching minimally invasive surgery and who accept Secure Horizons near Mentor, OH.

Dr. Paul Linden Jones, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
9500 Mentor Avenue; Suite 220
Mentor, OH
 

Dr. Paul Jones specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology and practices in Mentor, OH and Concord, OH. His clinical interests include gynecological problems, menopause, and high risk pregnancy. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Jones takes several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He studied medicine at Ohio State University College of Medicine. He trained at Brooke Army Medical Center for residency. Dr. Jones is affiliated with TriPoint Medical Center.

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Dr. James Paul Guerrieri Jr., MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
9500 Mentor Avenue; Suite 220
Mentor, OH
 

Dr. James Guerrieri specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology and practices in Concord, OH, Mentor, OH, and Concord Township, OH. Clinical interests for Dr. Guerrieri include gynecological problems, menopause, and minimally invasive surgery. He is professionally affiliated with TriPoint Medical Center. Dr. Guerrieri attended medical school at the University of Toledo College of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Guerrieri trained at National Naval Medical Center. The average patient rating for Dr. Guerrieri is 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Cleveland Super Doctors.

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Stephen John Frania
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
7482 Center Street; Suite 100
Mentor, OH
 

Dr. Stephen Frania's specialties are podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: foot reconstruction, sports health, and neuropathy (nerve dysfunction). Dr. Frania's professional affiliations include West Hospital and TriPoint Medical Center. He trained at Mount Sinai Medical Center and St. Francis Hospital for residency. He has received a 2.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Frania honors Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , ankle arthroscopy

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Dr. Patrick A Quinn, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
9500 Mentor Avenue; Suite 220
Mentor, OH
 

Dr. Patrick Quinn is a specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. He works in Concord, OH and Mentor, OH. These areas are among his clinical interests: gynecological problems, menopause, and high risk pregnancy. Dr. Quinn is affiliated with TriPoint Medical Center. He is a graduate of Ohio State University College of Medicine. He takes Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers.

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

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Dr. Jennifer A Velotta, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
9500 Mentor Avenue; Suite 220
Mentor, OH
 

Dr. Jennifer Velotta's specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Velotta include gynecological problems, minimally invasive surgery, and high risk pregnancy. Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Velotta takes. Dr. Velotta studied medicine at the University of Toledo College of Medicine. She is professionally affiliated with TriPoint Medical Center.

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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.