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We found 22 providers matching minimally invasive surgery and who accept Medicare Advantage near Grapevine, TX.

Dr. Michael Lewis Green Jr., MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, Other
Southlake, TX
 

Dr. Michael Green works as a general surgeon and bariatric surgeon in Fort Worth, TX, Irving, TX, and Dallas, TX. Dr. Green's clinical interests include gastric (stomach) ulcer, morbid obesity, and laparoscopic gastric banding. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Green takes. Before completing his residency at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, Peoria, Dr. Green attended medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine. He is conversant in Spanish. His professional affiliations include Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. Dr. Green has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive surgery, laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery, laparoscopic weight loss surgery, laparoscopic surgery, laparoscopic gastric banding

All Interests: Laparoscopic Gastric Banding, Revision Surgery, Bowel Resection, Colectomy, Sleeve Gastrectomy, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 62
  • Uninsured Cost: $10,000 - $11,864
  • Medicare Cost: $1,251 - $1,671
Dr. Mark Joseph Messing, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
1650 W College Street
Grapevine, TX
 

Dr. Mark Messing sees patients in Bedford, TX and Grapevine, TX. His medical specialty is gynecologic oncology. His clinical interests encompass gynecologic cancer, robotic surgery, and pelvic organ prolapse. 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. Dr. Messing graduated from Emory University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Messing is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic surgery

All Interests: Gynecologic Cancer, Surgical Procedures, Pelvic Organ Prolapse, Robotic Surgery

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 16
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,045
  • Medicare Cost: $1,031
Dr. Michael Andrew Bogdan, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
410 N Carroll Avenue; Suite 170
Southlake, TX
 

Dr. Michael Bogdan is a specialist in plastic surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). Dr. Bogdan is rated highly by his patients. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Bogdan trained at Stanford Hospital & Clinics for his residency. He has received professional recognition including the following: Summa Cum Laude Bachelors of Science in Chemistry & Zoology; Texas Super Doctors; and Physician's Recognition Award with Commendation, American Medical Association. He is affiliated with Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Bogdan's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Rhinoplasty, Breast Augmentation, Breast ... (Read more)

Dr. Sina Matin, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
1056 Texan Trail; Suite Ll10
Grapevine, TX
 

Dr. Sina Matin practices general surgery in Grapevine, TX and Irving, TX. Areas of expertise for Dr. Matin include minimally invasive surgery and bariatric revision surgery. Patient reviews placed Dr. Matin at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine and MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, Dr. Matin completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. He has received distinctions including Texas Super Doctors; Golden Scalpel award for best teaching resident University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston; and Resident of the Year by the Student Surgical Society University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston. Dr. Matin (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Italian and Persian. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive surgery

All Interests: Weight Management, Weight Loss Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Bariatric Revision Surgery

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 16
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,000
  • Medicare Cost: $711
Dr. Robert Stephen Pollard, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
1600 West College Street; Suite 690
Grapevine, TX
 

Dr. Robert Pollard practices general surgery and vascular surgery. Dr. Pollard attended the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Baylor University Medical Center. His areas of expertise include the following: carotid artery surgery, laparoscopic gallbladder removal, and hernia. He is in-network 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. Dr. Pollard's hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic gallbladder removal

All Interests: Aortic Aneurysm, Hernia, Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal, Carotid Artery Surgery, Endovascular ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 15
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,279
  • Medicare Cost: $588
Dr. Amir Manzoor Khan, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
815 Ira E Woods Avenue
Grapevine, TX
 

Dr. Amir Khan is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He works in Grapevine, TX. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center, Dr. Khan attended Tufts University School of Medicine. His clinical interests include hip surgery, foot surgery, and sports health. Dr. Khan's patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Khan accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Khan (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu and Punjabi. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Resources. Dr. Khan is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , shoulder arthroscopy

All Interests: Sports Health, Foot Surgery, Musculoskeletal Problems, Ankle Surgery, Musculoskeletal Surgery, Hip ... (Read more)

Dr. Nathan Edward Ii Williams II, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
1650 W College Street
Grapevine, TX
 

Dr. Nathan Williams is an orthopedic trauma and adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Williams include hip replacement, arthroscopic surgery, and knee replacement. Dr. Williams accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Workers' Compensation, and more. He graduated from Loma Linda University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Wright State University. He has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars. His professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford. Dr. Williams is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, minimally invasive surgery

All Interests: Revision Arthroplasty, Revision Hip Arthroplasty, Knee Revision, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Yadranko N Ducic, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
75 Main Street; Suite 150
Colleyville, TX
 

Dr. Yadranko Ducic is a specialist in facial plastic surgery, otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat), and head & neck plastic surgery. He works in Fort Worth, TX and Colleyville, TX. Dr. Ducic has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. His clinical interests include thyroid cancer, deviated septum, and pharynx cancer. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Ducic studied medicine at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine. His residency was performed at St. Paul-Ramsey Medical Center and The Ottawa Hospital. Dr. Ducic (or staff) speaks Serbo-Croatian and French. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, and Cook Children's. Dr. Ducic is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive parathyroidectomy, minimally invasive surgery, endoscopic sinus surgery, endoscopic surgery, endoscopic skull base surgery, minimally invasive thyroidectomy

All Interests: Deviated Septum, Endoscopic Surgery, Nasal Endoscopy, Nose Reconstruction, Cosmetic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Theodore Thomas Peters, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1650 W College Street
Grapevine, TX
 

Dr. Theodore Peters sees patients in Grapevine, TX and Keller, TX. His medical specialties are hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Peters's areas of expertise include the following: arthroscopic surgery, hand problems, and wrist surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Workers' Compensation are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Peters accepts. Dr. Peters's practice is open to new patients. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. For his residency, Dr. Peters trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Wrist Surgery, Wrist Problems, Elbow Surgery, Arthroscopic Surgery, Musculoskeletal ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 24
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,837
  • Medicare Cost: $505
Dr. Melvin Joseph Elieson, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Other
1600 West College Street; Suite 690
Grapevine, TX
 

Dr. M. Elieson specializes in general surgery. Dr. Elieson's clinical interests include laparoscopic surgery. His professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford. He graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Elieson honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive surgery, laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Laparoscopic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 32
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,314
  • Medicare Cost: $617
Dr. Jennifer Killeen Lowney, MD
Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
1600 W College Street; Suite 440
Grapevine, TX
 

Dr. Jennifer Lowney is a medical specialist in colon & rectal surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Lowney include diverticular disease, crohn's disease, and hemorrhoids. She is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Her practice is open to new patients. Before performing her residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Dr. Lowney attended Boston University School of Medicine. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish.

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Clinical Interests: Colon Cancer, Crohn's Disease, Hemorrhoids, Diverticular Disease, Colonoscopy, Colorectal Cancer, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 16
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,871
  • Medicare Cost: $1,086
Dr. Scott Andrew Wenger, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
815 Ira E Woods Avenue; Suite 100
Grapevine, TX
 

Dr. Scott Wenger's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine; he sees patients in North Richland Hills, TX, Grapevine, TX, and Fort Worth, TX. Dr. Wenger's areas of expertise include total shoulder replacement, knee arthritis, and tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis). He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Resources. Dr. Wenger has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, shoulder arthroscopy

All Interests: Knee Arthritis, Sports Health, Shoulder Reconstruction, Knee Pain, Shoulder Dislocation, Elbow ... (Read more)

Dr. Zubin Gian Khubchandani, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
815 Ira E. Woods Avenue
Grapevine, TX
 

Dr. Zubin Khubchandani practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Khubchandani average 4.0 stars out of 5. He has indicated that his clinical interests include knee injury, sports health, and fractures (broken bones). Dr. Khubchandani is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Khubchandani is accepting new patients. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Arizona College of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC).

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, shoulder arthroscopy

All Interests: Sports Health, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Musculoskeletal Problems, Musculoskeletal Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael William Bryan, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
1600 West College Street; Suite 690
Grapevine, TX
 

Dr. Michael Bryan is a medical specialist in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery. Before completing his residency at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Dr. Bryan attended medical school at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. He has indicated that his clinical interests include diverticular disease, colorectal cancer screening, and hemorrhoids. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Hemorrhoids, Diverticular Disease, Colorectal Cancer Screening, Colorectal Cancer

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 24
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,314 - $2,627
  • Medicare Cost: $596 - $1,315
Dr. Oscar David Taunton Jr., MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1650 W College Street
Grapevine, TX
 

Dr. O. Taunton is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is a graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama for residency. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Taunton include knee replacement, revision hip arthroplasty, and musculoskeletal problems. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Taunton's hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford. Dr. Taunton welcomes new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Revision Arthroplasty, Revision Hip Arthroplasty, Knee Revision, Musculoskeletal Problems, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 23
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,303 - $1,361
  • Medicare Cost: $504 - $521
Dr. Michael Craig Delaughter, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology, Nuclear Medicine
2020 State Highway 114; Suite 280
Grapevine, TX
 

Dr. Michael Delaughter is an adult cardiology, cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm), and nuclear medicine specialist in Bedford, TX, Fort Worth, TX, and Grapevine, TX. His education and training includes medical school at Baylor College of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Delaughter include echocardiogram (echo), atrial fibrillation, and cardiac ablation. Dr. Delaughter is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital, Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth, and HeartPlace. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Cardiac Ablation, Arrhythmias, Echocardiogram, Ablation

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 121
  • Uninsured Cost: $975 - $1,930
  • Medicare Cost: $443 - $880

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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.