We found 26 providers matching minimally invasive surgery and who accept United Healthcare Compass HMO near Collegeville, PA.

Dr. Hans Michael Haupt, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
826 Main Street; Suite 303
Phoenixville, PA
 

Dr. Hans Haupt is a physician who specializes in cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, and thoracic surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: aortic dissection repair, esophageal cancer, and video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS). His professional affiliations include Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital, Pennsylvania Hospital, and Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP). Dr. Haupt attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center for residency. He has received a 2.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO.

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Relevant Interests: , video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), minimally invasive cardiac surgery

All Interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Lobectomy, Heart Valve Replacement, Aortic Valve Surgery, Aortic Dissection ... (Read more)

Dr. Donald William Mazur, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
400 Enterprise Drive; Second Floor
Limerick, PA
 

Dr. Donald Mazur's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Mazur studied medicine at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. For his residency, Dr. Mazur trained at Hahnemann University Hospital. His clinical interests include hip replacement, ACL reconstruction, and hammer toe. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Mazur (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Italian. He is professionally affiliated with Main Line Health. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Bursitis, Hammer Toe, Strains, Heel Problems, Sports Injuries, Sprains, Hip Replacement, ACL ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 30
  • Charge (avg.): $3,930
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $623
Dr. Jonathan Frederick Rosenfeld, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
599 Arcola Road
Collegeville, PA
 

Dr. Jonathan Rosenfeld is a hand surgeon and orthopedic surgeon. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. His areas of clinical interest consist of nerve conduction studies (NCS), proximal row carpectomy, and electromyography (EMG). Dr. Rosenfeld is affiliated with Phoenixville Hospital and Bryn Mawr Hospital. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. He is open to new patients. Dr. Rosenfeld graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and then he performed his residency at Union Memorial Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Electromyography, Tendonitis, Proximal Row Carpectomy, Bone Problems, Nerve Conduction Studies, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 20
  • Charge (avg.): $1,035
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $280
Dr. Mark Faisal Kurd, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
400 Enterprise Drive; 2nd Floor
Limerick, PA
 

Dr. Mark Kurd is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Limerick, PA, Philadelphia, PA, and King of Prussia, PA. His areas of expertise include laminectomy, spinal cord injuries, and lower back strain. His professional affiliations include Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Bryn Mawr Hospital, and Methodist Hospital. Dr. Kurd takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. Dr. Kurd completed his residency training at Jefferson University Hospitals.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Elbow Pain, Ankle Fusion, Knee Pain, Neck Pain, Bursitis, Shoulder Pain, Scoliosis, Bone Problems, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
599 Arcola Road; Suite 208
Collegeville, PA
 

Dr. Charles Odgers practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Malvern, PA, Exton, PA, and Collegeville, PA. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Odgers's areas of expertise include the following: hip replacement, knee problems, and arthroscopic surgery. His professional affiliations include Main Line Health and Phoenixville Hospital. He is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Dr. Odgers is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. Odgers completed his residency training at Jefferson University Hospitals.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Hip Problems, Proximal Row Carpectomy, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Knee ... (Read more)

Dr. Mark Edward Chasteney, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
599 Arcola Road
Collegeville, PA
 

Dr. Mark Chasteney specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Chasteney's areas of expertise include the following: polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), endometrial biopsy, and hysteroscopy. He is affiliated with Main Line Health. After completing medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College, Dr. Chasteney performed his residency at Lankenau Medical Center. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Hysteroscopy, Endometrial Biopsy, Laparoscopic Surgery, Adenomyosis, Pelvic Organ Prolapse, ... (Read more)

Dr. Carl A Deirmengian, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
400 Enterprise Avenue
Limerick, PA
 

Dr. Carl Deirmengian's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Deirmengian (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Armenian. His areas of expertise include knee replacement, patellar tendonitis (jumper's knee), and osteomyelitis. Dr. Deirmengian is professionally affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Lankenau Medical Center. Before performing his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Deirmengian attended Harvard Medical School. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Deirmengian takes several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: ACL Injury, Knee Pain, Bursitis, Biopsy, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Surgical ... (Read more)

Dr. Thomas M Klein, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
100 Market Street
Collegeville, PA
 

Dr. Thomas Klein specializes in adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). In his practice, Dr. Klein focuses on arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats) and electrophysiological (EP) study. He accepts Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. Dr. Klein's education and training includes medical school at Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine and residency at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York. He is professionally affiliated with Einstein Healthcare Network and MedStar Union Memorial Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT)

All Interests: Ventricular Tachycardia, Supraventricular Tachycardia, Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiomyopathy, ... (Read more)

Dr. David Isadore Pedowitz, MD
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
400 Enterprise Drive; 2nd Floor
Limerick, PA
 

Dr. David Pedowitz practices foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Limerick, PA, Philadelphia, PA, and Bryn Mawr, PA. His areas of expertise include microsurgery, dupuytren's contracture, and ankle fusion. His professional affiliations include Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Lankenau Medical Center. Before performing his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Pedowitz attended MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Pedowitz honors several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Ankle Fusion, Microsurgery, Dupuytren's Contracture, Congenital Hand Disorders, Biopsy, Bone ... (Read more)

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
950 Forge Avenue; Suite 200
Audubon, PA
 

Dr. Andrew Frankel is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Exton, PA and Audubon, PA. His areas of expertise include hip replacement, knee problems, and ACL reconstruction. His professional affiliations include Brandywine Hospital, Chester County Hospital, and Main Line Health. Dr. Frankel graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He trained at Jefferson University Hospitals for residency. Dr. Frankel has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Frankel takes. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Hip Problems, Hyaluronic Acid Joint Injections, Bursitis, Hammer Toe, Knee Problems, Strains, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 14
  • Charge (avg.): $2,693
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $493
Dr. Brian J Broker, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
826 Main Street; Suite 201
Phoenixville, PA
 

Dr. Brian Broker is a physician who specializes in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). After completing medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College, he performed his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals. Dr. Broker's areas of expertise include sinusitis (sinus infection), endoscopic sinus surgery, and thyroid problems. The average patient rating for Dr. Broker is 4.0 stars out of 5. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Broker takes. His professional affiliations include Einstein Healthcare Network, Phoenixville Hospital, and Bryn Mawr Hospital. Dr. Broker has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic sinus surgery

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Deviated Septum, Sleep Problems, Sleep Disorders, Ear Infection, Allergies, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 26
  • Charge (avg.): $1,790
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $507
Dr. Sidney Mark Jacoby, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
420 Linfield - Trappe Road
Limerick, PA
 

Dr. Sidney Jacoby is a hand surgeon and orthopedic surgeon. His areas of expertise include the following: microsurgery, dupuytren's contracture, and osteomyelitis. Dr. Jacoby is professionally affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Main Line Health, and Phoenixville Hospital. He takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Before completing his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals, Dr. Jacoby attended medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. He has received professional recognition including the following: Jefferson Medical College Department Honors: Orthopaedic Surgery & Internal Medicine and Named as,2012,201.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Microsurgery, Dupuytren's Contracture, Congenital Hand Disorders, Biopsy, Fractures, Arthroscopic ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Winston Frederick, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
400 Enterprise Drive; 2nd Floor
Limerick, PA
 

Dr. Robert Frederick, who practices in Philadelphia, PA, Media, PA, and King of Prussia, PA, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. After completing medical school at Rush Medical College, he performed his residency at the University Hospitals, Cleveland. Clinical interests for Dr. Frederick include meniscus repair, lower back strain, and torticollis. Dr. Frederick has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Frederick is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. His professional affiliations include Virtua Marlton Hospital, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, and Riddle Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Meniscus Repair, Elbow Pain, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Knee Pain, Shoulder Dislocation, Neck Pain, ... (Read more)

Dr. Eric Brandon Smith, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
400 Enterprise Drive; 2nd Floor
Limerick, PA
 

Dr. Eric Smith is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His clinical interests include knee replacement, torticollis, and lower back strain. He is professionally affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Riddle Hospital. Dr. Smith graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and then he performed his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals. Patients rated Dr. Smith highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Smith honors. He has received the following distinction: Philadelphia Super Doctors. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Elbow Pain, ACL Injury, Knee Pain, Neck Pain, Bursitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Shoulder Pain, ... (Read more)

Dr. Alexander P Anthopoulos, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
599 Arcola Road
Collegeville, PA
 

Dr. Alexander Anthopoulos is a physician who specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Anthopoulos include hysterosalpingography, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), and endometrial biopsy. Patients rated Dr. Anthopoulos highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Penn State College of Medicine. His residency was performed at Lankenau Medical Center. Dr. Anthopoulos is affiliated with Main Line Health. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , hysteroscopic myomectomy , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Hysterosalpingography, Hysteroscopy, Endometrial Biopsy, Laparoscopic Surgery, Polycystic Ovary ... (Read more)

Dr. Matthew Lee Ramsey, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
400 Enterprise Drive; 2nd Floor
Limerick, PA
 

Dr. Matthew Ramsey's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Ramsey's clinical interests include shoulder dislocation, shoulder tendonitis, and elbow pain. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine and SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Jefferson University Hospitals. Dr. Ramsey has received professional recognition including the following: Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs and Philadelphia Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include Virtua Marlton Hospital, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, and Methodist Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Elbow Pain, Shoulder Dislocation, Bursitis, Shoulder Pain, Biopsy, Fractures, Knee Problems, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 26
  • Charge (avg.): $3,423
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,186

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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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