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We found 4 providers matching minimally invasive surgery and who accept United Healthcare Silver POS near Intercourse, PA.

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Dr. Nils Gustaf Stenman, MD
Specializes in Obstetrics, Gynecology
3540 Old Philadelphia Pike
Intercourse, PA
 

Dr. Nils Stenman works as an obstetrician and gynecologist in Willow Street, PA, Lancaster, PA, and Brownstown, PA. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Stenman include gynecological problems and da vinci surgery. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. After completing medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College, he performed his residency at Pennsylvania Hospital. Dr. Stenman is affiliated with Ephrata Community Hospital and Lancaster General Health. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , da Vinci surgery

All Interests: Da Vinci Surgery, Gynecological Problems

Dr. Tatjana N Sljapic, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Cardiac Electrophysiology
435 S. Kinzer Avenue; Suite 7
New Holland, PA
 

Dr. Tatjana Sljapic is a medical specialist in adult cardiology, electrodiagnostic medicine, and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). Dr. Sljapic (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and French. She is professionally affiliated with Ephrata Community Hospital, WellSpan Medical Group, and Lancaster General Health. Dr. Sljapic studied medicine at the University of Novi Sad Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Sljapic trained at Hahnemann University Hospital and a hospital affiliated with MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, Allegheny University for residency. She honors several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Heart Problems, Electrophysiological Study

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 70
  • Uninsured Cost: $637 - $1,370
  • Medicare Cost: $320 - $890
Dr. Charles Bentley Krespan, MD
Specializes in Obstetrics, Gynecology
3540 Old Philadelphia Pike
Intercourse, PA
 

Dr. Charles Krespan's areas of specialization are obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Krespan attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at Wilmington Hospital and Medical Center of Delaware, Newark. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Krespan include gynecological problems and da vinci surgery. He takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He is affiliated with Ephrata Community Hospital and Lancaster General Health. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , da Vinci surgery

All Interests: Da Vinci Surgery, Gynecological Problems

Dr. Brian Lynn Yingling, MD
Specializes in Other, Obstetrics, Gynecology
3540 Old Philadelphia Pike
Intercourse, PA
 

Dr. Bryan Yingling works as an obstetrician and gynecologist in Lancaster, PA, Willow Street, PA, and Brownstown, PA. Dr. Yingling attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at Rush University Medical Center. Areas of expertise for Dr. Yingling include gynecological problems and da vinci surgery. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Yingling is professionally affiliated with Lancaster General Health.

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All Interests: Gynecological Problems, Da Vinci 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.