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

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

Dr. Arthur Bartolozzi's specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Bartolozzi accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. He studied medicine at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Bartolozzi completed a residency program at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Bartolozzi speaks Italian. He is affiliated with Aria Health, Bryn Mawr Hospital, and Cooper University Health Care. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Bartolozzi's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, knee arthroscopy

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

Dr. Mark S 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 practices hand surgery, physical therapy, and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Rekant is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Rekant include shoulder tendonitis, elbow pain, and osteomyelitis. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Rekant obtained his medical school training at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and performed his residency at NYU Langone Medical Center. His professional affiliations include Methodist Hospital Division of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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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)

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

Dr. Adam Elfant's specialty is adult gastroenterology. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Elfant's areas of expertise include ERCP (biliary and pancreatic endoscopy). He accepts Medicare insurance. Before performing his residency at Cooper University Hospital, Dr. Elfant attended UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He has received the following distinction: Philadelphia Super Doctors. Dr. Elfant's hospital/clinic affiliations include Cooper University Physicians and The Memorial Hospital of Salem County (MHSC).

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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's areas of specialization are reproductive endocrinology and infertility and gynecology; he sees patients in Marlton, NJ, Turnersville, NJ, and Voorhees, NJ. Dr. Vandeerlin is rated highly by his patients. His areas of expertise include female infertility, myomectomy (fibroid removal), and fibroids. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant. His education and training includes medical school at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and residency at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis. Dr. Vandeerlin is professionally affiliated with 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 is a medical specialist in diagnostic radiology. Before performing his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals, Dr. Delaurentis attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College for medical school. His areas of expertise include the following: fine needle aspiration (FNA), CT scan, and lung biopsy. The average patient rating for Dr. Delaurentis is 2.5 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. He 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)

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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 is a podiatrist. Clinical interests for Dr. Miller include amputation, orthotics, and osteomyelitis. Dr. Miller is affiliated with Aria Health and Jeanes Hospital. His residency was performed at Parkview Hospital. He takes United Healthcare HSA, AmeriHealth, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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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