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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 medical specialist in hand surgery, physical therapy, and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Clinical interests for Dr. Rekant include forearm fracture, hand joint replacement, and elbow pain. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, Dr. Rekant performed his residency at NYU Langone Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with Virtua Memorial, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, and Methodist Hospital. His practice is open to 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)

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

Dr. Arthur Bartolozzi's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Patients rated Dr. Bartolozzi highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Bartolozzi include psoriatic arthritis, shoulder tendonitis, and PCL injury. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. Dr. Bartolozzi's training includes a residency program at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Aria Health, Cooper University Health Care, and Lankenau Medical Center. His practice 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 works as an adult gastroenterologist in Mount Laurel, NJ and Camden, NJ. On average, patients gave Dr. Elfant a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. 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. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Elfant graduated from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and then he performed his residency 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 is a specialist in reproductive endocrinology and infertility and gynecology. Clinical interests for Dr. Vandeerlin include female infertility, myomectomy (fibroid removal), and fibroids. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Kennedy Health System, Inspira Medical Center Vineland, and Cooper University Health Care. He obtained his medical school training at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and performed his residency at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis. Dr. Vandeerlin is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Vandeerlin honors. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery, robotic surgery

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

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Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
6650 Browning Road
Pennsauken, NJ

Dr. Mark Delaurentis' specialty is diagnostic radiology. These areas are among his clinical interests: fine needle aspiration (FNA), CT scan, and lung biopsy. His average rating from his patients is 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Delaurentis honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. After attending Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College for medical school, he completed his residency training at Jefferson University Hospitals. Dr. Delaurentis is affiliated with South Jersey Radiology Associates (SJRA).

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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

  • Medicare Volume: 27
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,593 - $1,654
  • Medicare Cost: $505 - $600
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Specializes in Podiatry
5000 Frankford Avenue
Philadelphia, PA

Dr. Michael Miller works as a foot doctor. Areas of expertise for Dr. Miller include hammer toe, orthotics, and foot pain. His professional affiliations include Virtua Memorial, Aria Health, and Memorial Ambulatory Surgery Center (MASC) (Mount Holly, NJ). He accepts several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare HSA, AmeriHealth, and United Healthcare HMO. He completed his residency training 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.