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We found 6 providers matching endoscopic surgery and who accept Aetna Medicare near Houston, TX.

Dr. Becky L McGraw-Wall, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Becky McGraw-Wall's specialties are facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). She practices in Houston, TX. Patients rated Dr. McGraw-Wall highly, giving her an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among her clinical interests: cleft lip and palate, facial problems, and sinusitis (sinus infection). She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. McGraw-Wall attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. She has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Methodist and Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. McGraw-Wall's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic sinus surgery

All Interests: Sleep Disorders, Cosmetic Surgery, Sinus Surgery, Facial Problems, Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Sleep ... (Read more)

Dr. Christopher Kennon Livingston, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
6410 Fannin Street; Suite 927
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Christopher Livingston is a medical specialist in plastic surgery and hand surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Livingston include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Patient ratings for Dr. Livingston average 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Livingston accepts several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna Medicare. He graduated from the University of Louisville School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Livingston is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Injectable Fillers, Cosmetic Surgery, Breast ... (Read more)

Dr. Shaista Athar Husain, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Otolaryngology, Otology and Neurotology, Head & Neck Plastic Surgery
1315 St Joseph Parkway; Suite 1109
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Shaista Husain's areas of specialization are pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat), otology and neurotology, and head & neck plastic surgery. These areas are among her clinical interests: sinusitis (sinus infection), endoscopic sinus surgery, and thyroid problems. Dr. Husain takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, in addition to other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at Khyber Medical College. Her residency was performed at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, California, Long Island College Hospital, and a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). Dr. Husain's professional affiliations include Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Memorial Hermann. She has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic sinus surgery

All Interests: Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Sinusitis, Head and Neck Cancer, Thyroid Problems, Thyroid Surgery, Hay ... (Read more)

Dr. Brian Shih-Ning Wang, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
1200 Mckinney Street; Suite 415
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Brian Wang is a physician who specializes in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Dr. Wang's areas of expertise include facial problems, endoscopic sinus surgery, and thyroid problems. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He studied medicine at Wake Forest University School of Medicine. Dr. Wang completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic sinus surgery

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

Dr. Raza Pasha, MD
Specializes in Other, Otolaryngology
2615 Southwest Freeway; Suite 290
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Raza Pasha is a specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Patients rated Dr. Pasha highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include sinusitis (sinus infection), endoscopic sinus surgery, and thyroid problems. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Methodist and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center. Dr. Pasha honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients. After attending Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic sinus surgery

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 43
  • Uninsured Cost: $14,570 - $18,663
  • Medicare Cost: $1,650 - $3,351
Siegfried E Schnell
Specializes in Podiatry, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1740 W 27th Street; Suite 120
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Siegfried Schnell works as a foot doctor and orthopedic surgeon in Houston, TX. Dr. Schnell's hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston). His residency was performed at West Houston Medical Center. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Schnell takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Endoscopic Surgery, Laser Surgery, Diabetes

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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.