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We found 140 providers matching laparoscopic surgery and who accept Humana HMO Open Access Copay 100/1000 near Bellaire, TX.

Dr. Allen Lawrence Milewicz, MD
Specializes in Pediatric General Surgery
6701 Fannin; 8th Floor
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Allen Milewicz is a specialist in pediatric general surgery. He works in Houston, TX. His clinical interests include bladder cancer, colon cancer, and renal (kidney) biopsy. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Milewicz is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dr. Milewicz attended New York Medical College and New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Dr. Milewicz has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Texas Children’s Hospital, and Houston Methodist. Dr. Milewicz is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic gallbladder removal, laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Bronchoscopy, Gallstones, Hepatobiliary Disorders, Colon Cancer, Liver Disease, Surgical ... (Read more)

Dr. Apurva Bipin Pancholy, MD
Specializes in Urogynecology
6620 Main Street; Suite 1450
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Apurva Pancholy works as an urogynecologist in Houston, TX and Sugar Land, TX. These areas are among his clinical interests: pelvic surgery, sexual dysfunction, and laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH). Dr. Pancholy is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Pancholy trained at Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York for residency. In addition to English, Dr. Pancholy (or staff) speaks Spanish, Gujarati, and Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, and Houston Methodist. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH)

All Interests: Incontinence, Fecal Incontinence, Pelvic Pain, Pelvic Surgery, Sexual Dysfunction, Laparoscopically ... (Read more)

Dr. Mark Joseph Pidala, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Mark Pidala specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery and practices in Houston, TX and The Woodlands, TX. His areas of expertise include the following: warts, colon cancer, and crohn's disease. Dr. Pidala accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. He studied medicine at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and Northeast Ohio Medical University. For his professional training, Dr. Pidala completed a residency program at Summa Akron City Hospital. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Pidala is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, and Houston Methodist. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Warts, Incontinence, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Colon Cancer, Crohn's Disease, Hemorrhoids, Colon ... (Read more)

Dr. Swarna Balasubramaniam, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
16659 Southwest Frwy; Suite 561
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Swarna Balasubramaniam works as a general surgeon and colon and rectal surgeon in Sugar Land, TX. Her areas of expertise include warts, cancer surgery, and crohn's disease. Dr. Balasubramaniam is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of Mayo Medical School. She completed her residency training at Mayo Clinic. She is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Balasubramaniam's hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and Houston Methodist. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic colectomy, laparoscopic small bowel resection, laparoscopic gallbladder removal, laparoscopic surgery, laparoscopic appendectomy

All Interests: Warts, Incontinence, Laparoscopic Colectomy, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Gastrointestinal Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Matthew Linley Anderson, PhD, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology, Obstetrics
6620 Main Street; Suite 1450
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Matthew Anderson works as a gynecologic oncologist and obstetrician. Areas of expertise for Dr. Anderson include cancer surgery, pelvic surgery, and cervical dysplasia. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Yale School of Medicine. He trained at Yale-New Haven Hospital for residency. His professional affiliations include Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Anderson's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery, laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH)

All Interests: Cervical Dysplasia, Laparoscopically Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy, Gynecologic Surgery, Cancer ... (Read more)

Dr. Christine Mihee Lee, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
2223 Dorrington Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Christine Lee's area of specialization is gynecologic oncology. The average patient rating for Dr. Lee is 4.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Lee include da vinci surgery. Dr. Lee is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital. Dr. Lee is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. She has an open panel. She attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and Wayne State University School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Memorial Hermann and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.

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Clinical Interests: Da Vinci Surgery, Robotic Surgery

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 23
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,053
  • Medicare Cost: $994
Dr. Darrell Lorne Cass, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Surgery, General Surgery
6701 Fannin; 8th Floor
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Darrell Cass is a medical specialist in pediatric surgery and general surgery. In his practice, Dr. Cass focuses on diaphragmatic hernia and nissen fundoplication. Dr. Cass is affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston). He attended medical school at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) for residency. Dr. Cass takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , Nissen fundoplication

All Interests: Pectus Excavatum, Nissen Fundoplication, Esophagus Problems, Diaphragmatic Hernia, Surgical ... (Read more)

Dr. Gilad Arie Filmar, MD
Specializes in Urogynecology
4223 Richmond Avenue
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Gilad Filmar is an urogynecologist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Filmar include pelvic surgery, sexual dysfunction, and female urologic disorders. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Filmar's office for an appointment. Before completing his residency at Lenox Hill Hospital, Dr. Filmar attended medical school at Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Filmar (or staff) speaks Hebrew. In addition, he offers language support for Spanish-speaking patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery, laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH)

All Interests: Cystocele, Female Urologic Disorders, Sexual Dysfunction, Laparoscopically Assisted Vaginal ... (Read more)

Dr. Omar Isaac Madriz, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
6550 Fannin; Suite 2307
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Omar Madriz specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery and practices in Houston, TX, Katy, TX, and Bunker Hill Village, TX. He attended Baylor College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Madriz include colon cancer, crohn's disease, and laparoscopic colectomy. On average, patients gave Dr. Madriz a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. In addition to English, Dr. Madriz speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, and Houston Methodist. Dr. Madriz has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic colectomy

All Interests: Rectal Problems, Rectal Bleeding, Laparoscopic Colectomy, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Colon Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Isam Yusuof Balat, MD
Specializes in Obstetrics, Gynecology
7400 Fannin Street; Suite 970
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Isam Balat is an obstetrics and gynecology specialist in Houston, TX. Dr. Balat (or staff) is conversant in Arabic and Spanish. Dr. Balat has a special interest in vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC), infertility, and endometriosis. He is affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Park Plaza Hospital. Before completing his residency at Memorial Hermann, a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Dr. Balat attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine, and the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Balat is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH)

All Interests: Vaginal Birth after Cesarean, Surgical Procedures, Laparoscopically Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Chundar Tsai, MD
Specializes in Obstetrics, Gynecology
7580 Fannin; Suite 208
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Chundar Tsai practices obstetrics and gynecology in Houston, TX. He graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine and the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Clinical interests for Dr. Tsai include menopause, pap test, and amenorrhea (missed periods). He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Tsai honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Tsai (or staff) speaks Arabic, Spanish, and Chinese. His professional affiliations include Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Park Plaza Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery, laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH)

All Interests: Amenorrhea, Laparoscopically Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy, Hormone Replacement Therapy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Eric M Haas, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
7900 Fannin; Suite 2700
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Eric Haas is a general surgeon and colon and rectal surgeon in Houston, TX and Sugar Land, TX. These areas are among Dr. Haas's clinical interests: colon cancer, crohn's disease, and laparoscopic colectomy. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. Before completing his residency at St. Joseph Medical Center, Houston, Dr. Haas attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Haas is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist and Fannin Surgicare. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic colectomy, laparoscopic small bowel resection, laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Laparoscopic Colectomy, Gastrointestinal Problems, Colon Cancer, Crohn's Disease, Laparoscopic ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 34
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,500 - $6,500
  • Medicare Cost: $342 - $1,568
Dr. Terri Bailey Pustilnik, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
2223 Dorrington
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Terri Pustilnik sees patients in Houston, TX, Nassau Bay, TX, and Sugar Land, TX. Her medical specialty is gynecologic oncology. Her average rating from her patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Pustilnik's areas of expertise include the following: pap test, pelvic surgery, and chemotherapy. Her professional affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, and Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment. Dr. Pustilnik graduated from Temple University School of Medicine and Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery, laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH)

All Interests: Hysteroscopy, Cervical Dysplasia, Laparoscopically Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy, Gynecologic ... (Read more)

Dr. Shuai-Chen Shuai-Chen Shi, MD
Specializes in Obstetrics
6651 Main Street, Suite 760; Texas Children's Pavilion for Women
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Susan Shi is a physician who specializes in obstetrics. Her clinical interests include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), menopause, and vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC). Dr. Shi is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital and Houston Methodist. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. She is open to new patients. Dr. Shi attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. She has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery, laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH)

All Interests: Hysteroscopy, Cervical Dysplasia, Vaginal Birth after Cesarean, Laparoscopically Assisted Vaginal ... (Read more)

Dr. Carl Edward Lee Ii II, MD
Specializes in Obstetrics, Gynecology
6651 Main Street; Suite F760
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Carl Lee is an obstetrician and gynecologist in Houston, TX. Dr. Lee's clinical interests include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), warts, and menopause. His professional affiliations include Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston Methodist, and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston). He is a graduate of Baylor College of Medicine. He trained at St. Joseph Medical Center, Houston for his residency. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Lee takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery, laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH)

All Interests: Warts, Vaginal Birth after Cesarean, Laparoscopically Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy, Gynecological ... (Read more)

Dr. Terry Kent Scarborough, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
1200 Binz Street; Suite 950
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Terry Scarborough is a specialist in general surgery, bariatric surgery, and colon & rectal surgery. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Scarborough attended the University of New Mexico School of Medicine and Baylor College of Medicine for medical school. In his practice, he is particularly interested in gastric bypass surgery, sleeve gastrectomy, and acid reflux (GERD). Dr. Scarborough has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Scarborough speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann and Park Plaza Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic duodenal switch, laparoscopic nephrectomy, laparoscopic gastric banding

All Interests: Laparoscopic Gastric Banding, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Surgical Procedures, Gastric Bypass Surgery, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 27
  • Uninsured Cost: $12,500 - $13,000
  • Medicare Cost: $875 - $1,475

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What is Laparoscopic Surgery?

Laparoscopic surgery is a kind of minimally invasive surgery using a thin, narrow tube called a laparoscope. Usually performed on the abdomen or the pelvic region, the surgeon makes a few very small incisions instead of one large one.

During the procedure, the surgeon inserts the laparoscope, which contains a light and camera that allows the surgeon to see what is happening inside the body. Then tiny tools are placed through the small openings and used to perform the surgery.

The most common laparoscopic surgery is gallbladder removal, but laparoscopic surgery may also be used for the removal of a kidney or appendix, to treat certain cysts and tumors, for bariatric surgery, for some GERD treatments, or for hernia repairs, among others.

Because laparoscopic surgery only uses a few tiny incisions, the scars are minimal and recovery is easier than with open surgery.