We found 8 providers matching laparoscopic surgery and who accept Aetna HMO near Cypress, TX.

Dr. Subramanyam Manny Ayyar, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
21216 Northwest Freeway; Suite 250
Cypress, TX
 

Dr. Subramanyam Ayyar is a specialist in general surgery. He works in Cypress, TX and Houston, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Ayyar include cancer surgery, colon cancer, and esophageal surgery. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Ayyar attended the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and then went on to complete his residency at St. Joseph's Hospital. Dr. Ayyar speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital and Houston Methodist. He is accepting new patients.

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

All Interests: Laparoscopic Colectomy, Gallstones, Gastrointestinal Problems, Colon Cancer, Laparoscopic Small ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 18
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,638
  • Medicare Cost: $599
Dr. Jorge Ignacio Leiva, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
21216 Northwest Freeway; Suite 250
Cypress, TX
 

Dr. Jorge Leiva practices general surgery and bariatric surgery in Cypress, TX and Houston, TX. He attended Autonomous University of San Luis Potosi Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at St. Joseph Medical Center, Houston for residency. His areas of expertise include warts, thyroid problems, and colon cancer. Dr. Leiva is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. In addition to English, Dr. Leiva speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital and Houston Methodist. He has an open panel.

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

All Interests: Warts, Lung Biopsy, Circumcision, Laparoscopic Colectomy, Gallstones, Skin Cancer, Gastrointestinal ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 17
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,780
  • Medicare Cost: $622
Dr. Joey Michael Bluhm, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
27700 Northwest Frwy.; Suite 330
Cypress, TX
 

Dr. Joey Bluhm practices general surgery in Houston, TX, Sugar Land, TX, and Katy, TX. Dr. Bluhm's patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. His areas of expertise include thyroid surgery, laparoscopic gallbladder removal, and gallstones. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Bluhm has an open panel. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. Dr. Bluhm trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic gallbladder removal, laparoscopic surgery, laparoscopic appendectomy

All Interests: Gallstones, Thyroid Surgery, Laparoscopic Appendectomy, Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 19
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,900
  • Medicare Cost: $654
Dr. Todd Anthony Worley, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
18220 State Highway; 249 Suite 245
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Todd Worley practices general surgery in Houston, TX. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include obesity, gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), and minor surgery. Dr. Worley is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Dr. Worley attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Saint Joseph Hospital, Chicago. He has received the distinction of Texas Rising Stars.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic gallbladder removal, laparoscopic appendectomy

All Interests: Gastrointestinal Problems, Minor Surgery, Obesity, Esophageal Surgery, Endoscopy, Laparoscopic ... (Read more)

Dr. Mary Elizabeth Hienaman, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
13114 Fm 1960; Suite 105
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Mary Hienaman's area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. She attended medical school at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hienaman include menopause, pap test, and vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC). She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Hienaman is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center. She is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Hysteroscopy, Cervical Dysplasia, Vaginal Birth after Cesarean, Gynecological Problems, High Risk ... (Read more)

Dr. Todd Miles Holt, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
13114 Fm 1960; Suite 105
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Todd Holt specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Holt's areas of expertise include the following: menopause, pap test, and vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC). Patient reviews placed him at an average of 2.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center. Dr. Holt welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

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

Dr. Thao Phuong Vu, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
13114 Fm 1960; Suite 105
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Thao Vu specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology. These areas are among Dr. Vu's clinical interests: menopause, ablation, and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Methodist and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Dr. Vu attended the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Vu accepts. Dr. Vu's practice is open to new patients.

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

All Interests: Menopause, Amenorrhea, Hysteroscopy, Laparoscopic Surgery, Ablation, Laser Treatment, Polycystic ... (Read more)

Dr. John Nicholas Papadopoulos, MD
Specializes in Urology, Surgical Oncology
18220 State Highway
Houston, TX
 

Dr. John Papadopoulos is an urologist and cancer surgeon in Houston, TX and The Woodlands, TX. He is a graduate of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine and a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics' residency program. These areas are among Dr. Papadopoulos's clinical interests: bladder cancer, infertility, and tumor. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Papadopoulos's hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Methodist and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Incontinence, Circumcision, Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney Stones, Transurethral ... (Read more)

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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.