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We found 8 providers matching minimally invasive surgery and who accept Bronze Compass Balanced HSA 5500 near Cypress, TX.

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Dr. Jorge Ignacio Leiva, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
21216 Northwest Freeway; Suite 250
Cypress, TX
 

Dr. Jorge Leiva works as a general surgeon and bariatric surgeon. The average patient rating for Dr. Leiva is 5.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include warts, thyroid problems, and colon cancer. Dr. Leiva is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He graduated from Autonomous University of San Luis Potosi Faculty of Medicine and then he performed his residency at St. Joseph Medical Center, Houston. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Leiva's professional affiliations include 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. Rajeshwar Pal Abrol, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
18220 State Highway; 249 Suite 340
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Rajeshwar Abrol's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Abrol accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star. Before performing his residency at Government Medical College and Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Dr. Abrol attended Guru Nanak Dev University and Government Medical College, Amritsar for medical school. Dr. Abrol (or staff) speaks Spanish, Hindi, and Punjabi. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Tomball Regional Medical Center. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Endoscopic Surgery, Gastrointestinal Problems, Liver Disease, Pancreas Problems, Colonoscopy

Dr. Warren Edward Morgan, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Otolaryngology
21216 Northwest Freeway; Suite 310
Cypress, TX
 

Dr. Warren Morgan's medical specialty is pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat). Dr. Morgan's areas of clinical interest consist of endoscopic sinus surgery, hay fever (allergic rhinitis), and sleep apnea. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Tomball Regional Medical Center. He attended medical school at Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Morgan is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, United Healthcare Choice, and more. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic sinus surgery

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Sinus Problems, Ear Problems, Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Sleep Apnea, Nose ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Urology
21216 Northwest Freeway; Suite 440
Cypress, TX
 

Dr. Irvin Saron is a specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Saron has a special interest in pelvic reconstructive surgery, incontinence, and vasectomy. He is professionally affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. He attended the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Columbia University.

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Clinical Interests: Incontinence, Cancer, Vasectomy, Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, Prostate Cancer

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,500
  • Medicare Cost: $822
Dr. Tapan Girish Rami, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
21212 Northwest Freeway; Suite 285
Cypress, TX
 

Dr. Tapan Rami practices adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). Dr. Rami studied medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. These areas are among his clinical interests: arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), ablation, and electrophysiological (EP) study. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He has an open panel.

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Clinical Interests: Invasive Cardiology, Hypotension, Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator, Hypertension, Ischemic ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 76
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,500 - $2,800
  • Medicare Cost: $452 - $886
Dr. James Shihchun Toung, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
21216 Northwest Freeway; Suite 310
Cypress, TX
 

Dr. James Toung is an otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) specialist. Dr. Toung graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine and the University of Virginia School of Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Toung average 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Toung include: Texas Rising Stars and Texas Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Tomball Regional Medical Center.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $650
  • Medicare Cost: $344
David Neil Gunther
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
10720 Barker Cypress
Cypress, TX
 

Dr. David Gunther is a podiatrist and foot and ankle surgeon. Patient ratings for Dr. Gunther average 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Gunther's areas of expertise include warts, arthroscopic surgery, and ulcers. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Gunther is conversant in Spanish. His professional affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital and Houston Methodist. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Warts, Bone Spurs, Bursitis, Morton's Neuroma, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Osteomyelitis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Abib Ayomide Agbetoba, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
21216 Northwest Freeway; Suite 310
Cypress, TX
 

Dr. Abib Agbetoba's area of specialization is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Areas of expertise for Dr. Agbetoba include sinusitis (sinus infection), cancer surgery, and endoscopic sinus surgery. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist and Tomball Regional Medical Center. Dr. Agbetoba's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic sinus surgery

All Interests: Cancer Surgery, Thyroid Surgery, Tumor, Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Pituitary Surgery, Nose Problems, ... (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.