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We found 5 providers matching endoscopic surgery and who accept Humana HMO Premier near Knoxville, TN.

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Dr. Allan Moris Rosenbaum, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
900 E Oak Hill Avenue
Knoxville, TN
 

Dr. Allan Rosenbaum works as an ear, nose and throat specialist. Dr. Rosenbaum's areas of expertise include the following: throat problems, ear problems, and nose problems. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Tennessee Medical Center.

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Clinical Interests: Throat Problems, Ear Problems, Nose Problems

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 26
  • Uninsured Cost: $633 - $754
  • Medicare Cost: $315 - $407
Dr. Joseph T Chun, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Other
1930 Alcoa Highway; Suite 235
Knoxville, TN
 

Dr. Joseph Chun is a plastic surgeon in Knoxville, TN. Dr. Chun's areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Chun studied medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee. He has received the following distinctions: Cum Laude Duke University; Resident Teaching Award UT Medical Center; and PSEF Reconstructive Award-Video Session. He is affiliated with the University of Tennessee Medical Center.

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Dr. Richard J Depersio, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
900 E Oak Hill Avenue
Knoxville, TN
 

Dr. Richard Depersio is a specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) and head & neck plastic surgery. He works in Powell, TN and Knoxville, TN. He is rated highly by his patients. Clinical interests for Dr. Depersio include throat problems, ear problems, and nose problems. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Tennessee Medical Center. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Before completing his residency at Methodist Healthcare, Memphis and The Regional Medical Center at Memphis, Dr. Depersio attended medical school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine.

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Clinical Interests: Throat Problems, Ear Problems, Facial Problems, Nose Problems

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,253
  • Medicare Cost: $143
Dr. Leslie L Baker, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
900 E Oak Hill Avenue
Knoxville, TN
 

Dr. Leslie Baker specializes in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). She is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. Her clinical interests include throat problems, ear problems, and nose problems. Dr. Baker takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Baker is a graduate of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Baker trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. She is affiliated with the University of Tennessee Medical Center.

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Clinical Interests: Throat Problems, Ear Problems, Nose Problems

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 12
  • Uninsured Cost: $731
  • Medicare Cost: $388
Dr. William D Horton II, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
1932 Alcoa Highway; Suite A-160
Knoxville, TN
 

Dr. William Horton is an ear, nose and throat specialist in Powell, TN and Knoxville, TN. Dr. Horton has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He has indicated that his clinical interests include throat problems, ear problems, and nose problems. He is affiliated with the University of Tennessee Medical Center. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Horton accepts. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Horton is conversant in German.

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Clinical Interests: Throat Problems, Ear Problems, Nose Problems

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 13
  • Uninsured Cost: $780
  • Medicare Cost: $421

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What is Endoscopic Surgery?

Endoscopic surgery is a type of minimally invasive surgery using a tool called an endoscope, a kind of thin, hollow tube. The endoscope contains optical fibers that transmit light and images, so a doctor can see through it. It can be inserted through a small incision or into an opening in the body (such as the mouth, nose, or anus). The endoscope allows a physician access to see and perform procedures on the inside of the body without needing to make a large incision.

Once the endoscope is moved inside the body, the physician can use it to examine the area. Then very small tools can be moved through the tube of the endoscope and used to perform the surgery. Miniature forceps can take a biopsy or remove a growth, place and take out stitches, or collect cell samples. Endoscopic surgery can be used for many different procedures including sinus surgery, kidney stone removal and certain biopsies. It can even be used for brain surgery.

Because endoscopic surgery requires either a very tiny incision or none at all, there is very little scarring and a much easier recovery than with full open surgery.