We found 51 providers matching laparoscopic surgery and who accept Blue Advantage Plus Bronze 104 near Houston, TX.

Dr. Allen Lawrence Milewicz, MD
Specializes in Pediatric General Surgery
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Allen Milewicz sees patients in Houston, TX. His medical specialty is pediatric general surgery. 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. These areas are among his clinical interests: bladder cancer, colon cancer, and renal (kidney) biopsy. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Milewicz speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Texas Children’s Hospital, and Houston Methodist. He 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. Matthew Linley Anderson, PhD, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology, Obstetrics
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Matthew Anderson's medical specialty is gynecologic oncology and obstetrics. His areas of expertise include cancer surgery, pelvic surgery, and cervical dysplasia. His professional affiliations include Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Baylor College of Medicine. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Anderson takes. He is accepting new patients. Dr. Anderson's education and training includes medical school at Yale School of Medicine and residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital.

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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. Gilchrist Lewis Jackson, MD
Specializes in Head and Neck Surgery, General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Gilchrist Jackson works as a head and neck surgeon, general surgeon, and surgical oncologist. His clinical interests include cancer surgery, stomach surgery, and breast cancer. He 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. Dr. Jackson studied medicine at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Texas Super Doctors; Multiple see CV; and President AOA Honor Society, University of Louisville School of Medicine. Dr. Jackson speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Methodist and Texas Oncology.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic gallbladder removal

All Interests: Skin Cancer, Stomach Surgery, Head and Neck Cancer, Cancer Surgery, Thyroid Surgery, Pancreatic ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Christine Lee is a gynecologic oncologist in Shenandoah, TX, The Woodlands, TX, and Houston, TX. Her clinical interests encompass da vinci surgery. Dr. Lee is rated highly by her patients. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Lee obtained her medical school training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and Wayne State University School of Medicine and performed her residency at Memorial Hermann and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital. She welcomes new patients.

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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. Subramanyam Manny Ayyar, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Subramanyam Ayyar is a general surgery specialist in Cypress, TX and Houston, TX. Areas of expertise for Dr. Ayyar include cancer surgery, colon cancer, and esophageal surgery. His professional affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital and Houston Methodist. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ayyar takes. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Ayyar's office for an appointment. After completing medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, he performed his residency at St. Joseph's Hospital. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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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. Subodhsingh Rambabusingh Chauhan, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Subodhsingh Chauhan specializes in reproductive endocrinology and infertility and practices in Houston, TX and Sugar Land, TX. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Chauhan's areas of expertise include the following: prenatal diagnosis, infertility, and hysteroscopy. He takes 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 Queens Hospital Center, Dr. Chauhan attended B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad for medical school. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Chauhan's hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, and Houston Methodist. Dr. Chauhan has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Hysteroscopy, Laser Treatment, Endometriosis, Endoscopy, Infertility, Laparoscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. William Edward Fisher, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
1709 Drydon Rpad; Suite 1500
Houston, TX
 

Dr. William Fisher is a specialist in general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). Dr. Fisher is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Ohio State University Medical Center. His areas of clinical interest consist of cancer surgery, whipple procedure, and pancreatitis. Dr. Fisher has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital, Baylor Clinic, and Baylor College of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Cancer Surgery, Whipple Procedure, Pancreatic Cancer, Pancreatic Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Carl Edward Lee Ii II, MD
Specializes in Obstetrics, Gynecology
1315 St. Joseph Parkway Suite; 1818
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Carl Lee's medical specialty is obstetrics and gynecology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Lee include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), warts, and menopause. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Lee's education and training includes medical school at Baylor College of Medicine and residency at St. Joseph Medical Center, Houston. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston Methodist, and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston). 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. Terri Bailey Pustilnik, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
2223 Dorrington
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Terri Pustilnik is a specialist in gynecologic oncology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Pustilnik include pap test, pelvic surgery, and chemotherapy. She is affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, and Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital. Dr. Pustilnik studied medicine at Temple University School of Medicine and Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. On average, patients gave her a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Pustilnik 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. She is accepting new patients.

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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. Isam Yusuof Balat, MD
Specializes in Obstetrics, Gynecology
1200 Binz Street; Suite 1100
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Isam Balat is an obstetrics and gynecology specialist. Dr. Balat has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Balat include vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC), infertility, and endometriosis. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star. 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. Dr. Balat (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Arabic and Spanish. His hospital/clinic 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: , laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH)

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

Dr. Celestine Shauching Tung, MPH, MD, BA
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology, Obstetrics
6620 Main Street; Suite 1450
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Celestine Tung is a specialist in gynecologic oncology and obstetrics. Dr. Tung obtained her medical school training at Baylor College of Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Her clinical interests include ovarian disease, uterine cancer, and laparoscopic surgery. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Dr. Tung is affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Gynecologic Cancer, Surgical Procedures, Ovarian Disease, Uterine Cancer, Laparoscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Terry Scarborough is a medical specialist in general surgery, bariatric surgery, and colon & rectal surgery. Patients rated Dr. Scarborough highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include gastric bypass surgery, sleeve gastrectomy, and acid reflux (GERD). He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Scarborough attended the University of New Mexico School of Medicine and Baylor College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine for residency. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. He speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann and Park Plaza Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic duodenal switch, laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery, laparoscopic nephrectomy, laparoscopic gastric banding

All Interests: Laparoscopic Gastric Banding, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery, Surgical ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 27
  • Uninsured Cost: $12,500 - $13,000
  • Medicare Cost: $875 - $1,475
Dr. Tahseen Hameed Qadeer, MD
Specializes in Other, General Obstetrics & Gynecology
6410 Fannin; Suite 200
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Tahseen Qadeer's area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. Patients gave her an average rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Qadeer include menopause, amenorrhea (missed periods), and infertility. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, as well as other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at Fatima Jinnah Medical College for Women. Dr. Qadeer's residency was performed at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Methodist and Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Amenorrhea, Hysteroscopy, Circumcision, Laser Treatment, Physical Exams, Gynecological Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jorge Ignacio Leiva, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, 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. Chundar Tsai, MD
Specializes in Obstetrics, Gynecology
1200 Binz Street; Suite 1100
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Chundar Tsai is an obstetrician and gynecologist. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Tsai include menopause, pap test, and amenorrhea (missed periods). He is affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Park Plaza Hospital. Dr. Tsai takes 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. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Dr. Tsai attended Indiana University School of Medicine and the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Dr. Tsai (or staff) is conversant in Arabic, Spanish, and Chinese.

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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. Audra Elisabeth Timmins, MD
Specializes in Obstetrics
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Audra Timmins' specialty is obstetrics. Areas of expertise for Dr. Timmins include pap test, vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC), and cervical dysplasia. Dr. Timmins's professional affiliations include Texas Children’s Hospital and Houston Methodist. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Timmins attended Baylor College of Medicine for medical school. On average, patients gave her a rating of 2.0 stars out of 5. She 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. Dr. Timmins is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH)

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