We found 6 providers matching minimally invasive surgery and who accept Horizon Medical Saving Account near Philadelphia, PA.

Dr. Mark Spencer Rekant, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
834 Chestnut Street; The Franklin, Suite G114
Philadelphia, PA

Dr. Mark Rekant is a hand surgeon, physical therapist, and orthopedic surgeon. Before performing his residency at NYU Langone Medical Center, Dr. Rekant attended UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Rekant's areas of expertise include amputation, forearm fracture, and hand joint replacement. The average patient rating for Dr. Rekant is 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare HSA, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Rekant's professional affiliations include Virtua Memorial, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, and Methodist Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, elbow arthroscopy

All Interests: Forearm Fracture, Hand Joint Replacement, Elbow Pain, Humerus Fracture, Wrist Fracture, Sports ... (Read more)

Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
800 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA

Dr. Arthur Bartolozzi practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He is rated highly by his patients. His areas of expertise include the following: psoriatic arthritis, PCL injury, and sports health. Dr. Bartolozzi is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Bartolozzi studied medicine at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. In addition to English, he speaks Italian. Dr. Bartolozzi's professional affiliations include Aria Health, Bryn Mawr Hospital, and Cooper University Health Care. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, knee arthroscopy

All Interests: Psoriatic Arthritis, Sports Health, Shoulder Fracture, Knee Fracture, Shoulder Dislocation, ... (Read more)

Dr. Adam Ben Elfant, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
3 Cooper Plaza
Camden, NJ

Dr. Adam Elfant practices adult gastroenterology. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Areas of expertise for Dr. Elfant include celiac disease, hepatitis C, and liver tumor. He is affiliated with The Memorial Hospital of Salem County and Cooper University Health Care. Dr. Elfant accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, he completed his residency training at Cooper University Hospital. He has received professional recognition including the following: Philadelphia Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery, laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Liver Tumor, Gastroparesis, Endoscopic Surgery, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, Colitis, Colectomy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Peter G Van Deerlin, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Gynecology
Three Cooper Plaza; Suite 215
Camden, NJ

Dr. Peter Vandeerlin works as a reproductive endocrinologist and gynecologist. His areas of expertise include female infertility, myomectomy (fibroid removal), and fibroids. Patient ratings for Dr. Vandeerlin average 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Vandeerlin takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Viant, and more. He graduated from Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis. Dr. Vandeerlin's hospital/clinic affiliations include Kennedy Health System, Inspira Medical Center Vineland, and Cooper University Health Care. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery, robotic surgery

All Interests: Infertility, Cysts, Hysteroscopy, in Vitro Fertilization, Estrogen Replacement Therapy, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
6650 Browning Road
Pennsauken, NJ

Dr. Mark Delaurentis works as a diagnostic radiologist. His areas of expertise include fine needle aspiration (FNA), CT scan, and lung biopsy. He is professionally affiliated with South Jersey Radiology Associates (SJRA). Dr. Delaurentis graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. For his professional training, Dr. Delaurentis completed a residency program at Jefferson University Hospitals. The average patient rating for Dr. Delaurentis is 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Delaurentis takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical Interests: Lung Biopsy, Breast Biopsy, Bone Density Test, Nuclear Stress Test, PET Scan, Uterine Fibroid ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 27
  • Charge (avg.): $1,593 - $1,654
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $505 - $600

Specializes in Podiatry
5000 Frankford Avenue
Philadelphia, PA

Dr. Michael Miller specializes in podiatry (foot & ankle medicine). Clinical interests for Dr. Miller include amputation, orthotics, and osteomyelitis. Dr. Miller is professionally affiliated with Virtua Memorial, Aria Health, and Memorial Ambulatory Surgery Center (MASC) (Mount Holly, NJ). He accepts United Healthcare HSA, AmeriHealth, United Healthcare HMO, and more. His residency was performed at Parkview Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , ankle arthroscopy

All Interests: Ankle Sprain, Sports Health, Bone Spurs, Foot Surgery, Bursitis, Fractures, Osteomyelitis, Ankle ... (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.
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