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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 is a pediatric general surgery specialist in Houston, TX. His areas of expertise include bladder cancer, colon cancer, and renal (kidney) biopsy. Dr. Milewicz's patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at New York Medical College and New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Dr. Milewicz has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Texas Children’s Hospital, and Houston Methodist. Dr. Milewicz has an open panel.

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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 is a gynecologic oncology and obstetrics specialist. These areas are among Dr. Anderson's clinical interests: cancer surgery, pelvic surgery, and cervical dysplasia. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Yale School of Medicine and a graduate of Yale-New Haven Hospital's residency program. Dr. Anderson's professional affiliations include Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Baylor College of Medicine. He has an open panel.

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

Dr. Christine Lee's specialty is gynecologic oncology. She graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and Wayne State University School of Medicine. She completed her residency training at Memorial Hermann and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Lee include da vinci surgery. Her patients gave her an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. She 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. Lee is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital. She is accepting 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. Darrell Lorne Cass, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Surgery, General Surgery
6621 Fannin; Ccc Suite 650
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Darrell Cass is a pediatric surgeon and general surgeon in Houston, TX. He has indicated that his clinical interests include diaphragmatic hernia and nissen fundoplication. Dr. Cass takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He obtained his medical school training at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston).

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Relevant Interests: , Nissen fundoplication

All Interests: Pectus Excavatum, Nissen Fundoplication, Esophagus Problems, Diaphragmatic Hernia, Surgical ... (Read more)

Dr. Subramanyam Manny Ayyar, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
1740 W 27th Street; Suite 333
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Subramanyam Ayyar sees patients in Cypress, TX and Houston, TX. His medical specialty is general surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: cancer surgery, colon cancer, and esophageal surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital and Houston Methodist. Dr. Ayyar is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and a graduate of St. Joseph's Hospital's residency program. In addition to English, Dr. Ayyar 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. Isam Yusuof Balat, MD
Specializes in Obstetrics, Gynecology
1200 Binz Street; Suite 1100
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Isam Balat's areas of specialization are obstetrics and gynecology. Before performing 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 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 for medical school. He has a special interest in infertility, endometriosis, and laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH). Patients gave Dr. Balat an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Balat accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Balat (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Arabic and Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Park Plaza Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH)

All Interests: Surgical Procedures, Laparoscopically Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy, Gynecological Problems, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Carl Lee specializes in obstetrics and gynecology and practices in Houston, TX. These areas are among Dr. Lee's clinical interests: sexually transmitted diseases (STds), warts, and menopause. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston Methodist, and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston). After attending Baylor College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at St. Joseph Medical Center, Houston. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Lee 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 welcomes new patients.

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

All Interests: Warts, Laparoscopically Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy, Gynecological Problems, Premenstrual ... (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's specialties are head and neck surgery, general surgery, and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). He practices in Houston, TX. Areas of expertise for Dr. Jackson include cancer surgery, stomach surgery, and breast cancer. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. After completing medical school at the University of Louisville School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Dr. Jackson has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with 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. Chundar Tsai, MD
Specializes in Obstetrics, Gynecology
1200 Binz Street; Suite 1100
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Chundar Tsai's specialties are obstetrics and gynecology. He practices in Houston, TX. Patients rated Dr. Tsai highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests 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. He 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. Tsai is accepting new patients. He is a graduate of Indiana University School of Medicine and the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. In addition to English, Dr. Tsai (or staff) speaks 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. William Edward Fisher, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
1709 Drydon Rpad; Suite 1500
Houston, TX
 

Dr. William Fisher's medical specialty is general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. In Dr. Fisher's practice, he is particularly interested in cancer surgery, pancreatitis, and pancreatic cancer. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Children’s Hospital, Baylor Clinic, and Baylor College of Medicine. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Fisher attended the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Ohio State University Medical Center. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Cancer Surgery, Pancreatic Cancer, Pancreatic Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Pancreatitis, Pancreas ... (Read more)

Dr. Terri Bailey Pustilnik, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
2223 Dorrington
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Terri Pustilnik is a physician who specializes in gynecologic oncology. Her patients gave her an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Her clinical interests include pap test, pelvic surgery, and chemotherapy. Dr. Pustilnik is professionally affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, and Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Pustilnik takes. She is open to new patients. She is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine and Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine.

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

Dr. Terry Scarborough practices general surgery, bariatric surgery, and colon & rectal surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Scarborough is 4.0 stars out of 5. He is especially interested in gastric bypass surgery, sleeve gastrectomy, and acid reflux (GERD). Dr. Scarborough's professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann and Park Plaza Hospital. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He graduated from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine and Baylor College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Scarborough has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. He is conversant in Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic duodenal switch, laparoscopic nephrectomy, laparoscopic gastric banding

All Interests: Laparoscopic Gastric Banding, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Surgical Procedures, Gastric Bypass Surgery, ... (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 works as a general OB/GYN in Houston, TX. She is a graduate of Fatima Jinnah Medical College for Women and a graduate of Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis' residency program. Areas of expertise for Dr. Qadeer include menopause, amenorrhea (missed periods), and infertility. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 2.5 stars out of 5. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Amerigroup Star, and more. Dr. Qadeer is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist and Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital. She has an open panel.

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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 is a general surgery and bariatric surgery specialist in Cypress, TX and Houston, TX. Before performing his residency at St. Joseph Medical Center, Houston, Dr. Leiva attended Autonomous University of San Luis Potosi Faculty of Medicine for medical school. Dr. Leiva's areas of expertise include warts, thyroid problems, and colon cancer. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Leiva 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. He speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital and Houston Methodist. He welcomes new patients.

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

Dr. Audra Timmins is a specialist in obstetrics. Her areas of expertise include pap test, cervical dysplasia, and hysteroscopy. Dr. Timmins's hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Children’s Hospital and Houston Methodist. She attended Baylor College of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Timmins average 2.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Timmins 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. She has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy (LAVH)

All Interests: Hysteroscopy, Cervical Dysplasia, Laparoscopically Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy, Gynecological ... (Read more)

Dr. Juliet Georgia Holder Haynes, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
2101 Crawford Street; Suite 304
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Juliet Holder-Haynes specializes in general surgery and bariatric surgery and practices in Houston, TX. Dr. Holder-Haynes has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Her areas of expertise consist of gastric bypass surgery, sleeve gastrectomy, and nissen fundoplication. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She graduated from Wake Forest University School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Texas A & M Health Science Center. Dr. Holder-Haynes's hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Children’s Hospital, Baylor Clinic, and Park Plaza Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , Nissen fundoplication

All Interests: Sleeve Gastrectomy, Nissen Fundoplication, Weight Management, Acid Reflux, Weight Loss Surgery, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 25
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,705 - $6,746
  • Medicare Cost: $175 - $1,226

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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.