We found 17 providers matching minimally invasive surgery and who accept Coventry Bronze near West Grove, PA.

Dr. Andrew Henry Demichele, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
1011 W Baltimore Pike
West Grove, PA
 

Dr. Andrew Demichele's specialty is general surgery. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Demichele honors. Dr. Demichele's education and training includes medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and residency at Hahnemann University Hospital and a hospital affiliated with MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, Allegheny University. He is professionally affiliated with Chester County Hospital and Union Hospital Health System.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 14
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,231
  • Medicare Cost: $658
Dr. Elliott H Leitman, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
900 W. Baltimore Pike; Suite 101>
West Grove, PA
 

Dr. Elliott Leitman is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. He has indicated that his clinical interests include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. The average patient rating for Dr. Leitman is 3.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. He is a graduate of Boston University School of Medicine and a graduate of Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia's residency program.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $4,639
  • Medicare Cost: $174
Dr. Kenneth Albert Witterholt, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
455 Woodview Road; Suite 215
West Grove, PA
 

Dr. Kenneth Witterholt practices general surgery in West Chester, PA and West Grove, PA. Dr. Witterholt is professionally affiliated with Chester County Hospital. Before completing his residency at Medical Center of Delaware, Newark, Dr. Witterholt attended medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Witterholt takes. Dr. Witterholt has received the distinction of Recognized by Main Line Today's Top Doctor's 2016 issue.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 25
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,094
  • Medicare Cost: $703
Dr. Cheston Simmons Jr., MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
455 Woodview Road; Suite 205
West Grove, PA
 

Dr. Cheston Simmons, who practices in West Chester, PA, Kennett Square, PA, and West Grove, PA, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Simmons graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and then he performed his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals. His clinical interests include bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, ankle fracture, and hip problems. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Simmons has received professional recognition including the following: Philadelphia Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Chester County Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive hip replacement, minimally invasive knee replacement

All Interests: Prosthetics, Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Hip Problems, Bone Spurs, Ankle Fracture, ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Hugh Huxster, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
455 Woodview Road; Suite 205
West Grove, PA
 

Dr. Robert Huxster is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His clinical interests include total hip replacement, tendon repair, and total knee replacement. Dr. Huxster is professionally affiliated with Chester County Hospital. He obtained his medical school training at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University. Dr. Huxster honors Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, endoscopic carpal tunnel surgery

All Interests: Tendon Repair, Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Total Hip Replacement, Reconstructive Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Christopher Joseph Lyons, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
105 Vineyard Way; Suite 101
West Grove, PA
 

Dr. Christopher Lyons specializes in adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. Dr. Lyons's areas of expertise include second opinions, femur (thigh bone) fracture, and fibula (calf bone) fracture. His professional affiliations include Penn Presbyterian Medical Center and Chester County Hospital. He graduated from Temple University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Lyons completed a residency program at Temple University Hospital. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Dr. Lyons has received the following distinction: Recognized by Main Line Today's Top Doctor's 2016 issue.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive hip replacement, arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, knee arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy

All Interests: Femur Fracture, Second Opinions, Fibula Fracture, Wrist Fracture, Shoulder Reconstruction, ACL ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard William Ziegler, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
455 Woodview Road; Suite 205
West Grove, PA
 

Dr. Richard Ziegler is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His education and training includes medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and residency at Jefferson University Hospitals. His clinical interests include fracture surgery. Dr. Ziegler has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. Dr. Ziegler is professionally affiliated with Chester County Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Fracture Surgery, Arthroscopic Surgery, Surgical Repair, Joint Problems, Ligament Reconstruction

Dr. John Henry Benner IV, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
455 Woodview Road; Suite 205
West Grove, PA
 

Dr. John Benner is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: hammer toe surgery, total hip replacement, and partial knee replacement. Dr. Benner is affiliated with Chester County Hospital. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Jefferson Medical College. He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Benner honors.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Prosthetics, Total Hip Replacement, Partial Knee Replacement, Total Knee Replacement, Knee ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 14
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,400
  • Medicare Cost: $600
Dr. Michael Augustus Chiusano, DO
Specializes in Urology
1011 W Baltimore Pike; Suite 312
West Grove, PA
 

Dr. Michael Chiusano's specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). After completing medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Chiusano honors Coventry, Aetna HSA, Coventry HSA, and more.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $928
  • Medicare Cost: $396
Dr. Pamela R Demnicki, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
455 Woodview Road; Suite 215
West Grove, PA
 

Dr. Pamela Demnicki specializes in general surgery and practices in West Chester, PA and West Grove, PA. She is a graduate of the University of Texas. Patient ratings for Dr. Demnicki average 5.0 stars out of 5. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Demnicki accepts. She has received the following distinction: Recognized by Main Line Today's Top Doctor's 2016 issue. She is professionally affiliated with Chester County Hospital.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 22
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,094
  • Medicare Cost: $684
Dr. Adrienne Jeannine Towsen, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
455 Woodview Road; Suite 205
West Grove, PA
 

Dr. Adrienne Towsen works as an orthopedic surgeon in West Chester, PA, Kennett Square, PA, and West Grove, PA. After attending MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, she completed her residency training at Allegheny General Hospital. Dr. Towsen's areas of expertise consist of total shoulder replacement, knee arthroscopy, and total knee replacement. She is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Towsen is affiliated with Chester County Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, knee arthroscopy

All Interests: Prosthetics, Shoulder Reconstruction, Shoulder Surgery, Total Knee Replacement, Knee Problems, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 67
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,250 - $3,025
  • Medicare Cost: $194 - $1,186
Sean Michael Walpole
Specializes in Podiatry
1 Commerce Boulevard; Jennersville Professional Suite, Suite 102
Jennersville, PA
 

Dr. Sean Walpole practices podiatry (foot & ankle medicine). He is conversant in Spanish. His professional affiliations include Lancaster General Health and Crozer-Keystone Health System. Dr. Walpole's training includes a residency program at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Walpole honors.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Reconstructive Surgery, Arthroscopic Surgery, Ankle Problems, Ankle Surgery, Foot Problems, Trauma

Dr. Richard Chiu-Shek Hui, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology
455 Woodview Road; Suite 205
West Grove, PA
 

Dr. Richard Hui's area of specialization is cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). Dr. Hui is professionally affiliated with Chester County Hospital. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. After attending Tufts University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 29
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,100
  • Medicare Cost: $580
Dr. Timothy Joseph Downey, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
Chester County Otolaryngology & Allergy Associates*; Penn Medicine Southern Chester County Building
West Grove, PA
 

Dr. Timothy Downey is a specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He works in West Grove, PA, Kennett Square, PA, and West Chester, PA. Dr. Downey is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. His professional affiliations include Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) and Chester County Hospital. He is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Creighton University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Madigan Army Medical Center and William Beaumont Army Medical Center.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 14
  • Uninsured Cost: $719
  • Medicare Cost: $367
Dr. Todd A Michener, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
455 Woodview Road; Suite 205
West Grove, PA
 

Dr. Todd Michener is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. His areas of expertise include the following: total shoulder replacement, hip arthroscopy, and total hip replacement. He is professionally affiliated with Chester County Hospital. After attending Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Dr. Michener completed his residency training at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He accepts Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, hip arthroscopy, knee arthroscopy

All Interests: Shoulder Reconstruction, Hip Arthroscopy, Shoulder Surgery, Total Hip Replacement, Total Knee ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 42
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,650 - $3,054
  • Medicare Cost: $194 - $1,156
Dr. John Patrick Manta, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
105 Vineyard Way; Suite 101
West Grove, PA
 

Dr. John Manta's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Manta's patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. These areas are among his clinical interests: shoulder tendonitis, ankle sprain, and knee ligament injuries. He is affiliated with Penn Presbyterian Medical Center and Chester County Hospital. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Temple University Hospital, Dr. Manta attended Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. Manta has received the distinction of Recognized by Main Line Today's Top Doctor's 2016 issue.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive knee replacement, arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, knee arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy

All Interests: Ankle Sprain, Sports Health, Shoulder Reconstruction, ACL Injury, Ankle Fracture, Shoulder ... (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.