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We found 22 providers matching minimally invasive surgery and who accept Cigna FocusIn HSA Silver 2700 near Keller, TX.

Dr. Bridget Katherine Holden, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
2850 East Hwy 114
Trophy Club, TX
 

Dr. Bridget Holden works as a general surgeon and bariatric surgeon in Trophy Club, TX, Colleyville, TX, and Dallas, TX. In Dr. Holden's practice, she is particularly interested in sleeve gastrectomy, laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery, and upper endoscopy (EGD). The average patient rating for Dr. Holden is 4.5 stars out of 5. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Holden accepts. Dr. Holden attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. She is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery, laparoscopic gastric banding

All Interests: Laparoscopic Gastric Banding, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Upper Endoscopy, Stomach Problems, Gastric Bypass ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
2850 East Hwy 114
Trophy Club, TX
 

Dr. Robert Snow specializes in general surgery and bariatric surgery. In his practice, Dr. Snow focuses on laparoscopic gastric banding. Dr. Snow is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He is a graduate of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic gastric banding

All Interests: Laparoscopic Gastric Banding, Stomach Problems

Dr. John Leslie Fewins Jr., MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
1500 S Main Street; Suite 303
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. John Fewins is an otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) specialist. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. These areas are among Dr. Fewins's clinical interests: thyroid cancer, deviated septum, and hearing evaluation. His professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, and Cook Children's. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Fewins's practice is open to new patients. After attending Penn State College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He is conversant in Spanish.

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

All Interests: Deviated Septum, Hearing Evaluation, Nasal Fractures, Nasal Endoscopy, Nose Reconstruction, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 30
  • Uninsured Cost: $794 - $966
  • Medicare Cost: $345 - $381
Dr. Jesse Ellis Smith, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
1500 S Main Street; Suite 303
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Jesse Smith is a medical specialist in plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He speaks Spanish. His areas of expertise include dermabrasion, ear pain, and enlarged turbinates. Dr. Smith is professionally affiliated with Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southlake. Dr. Smith attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Patient ratings for Dr. Smith average 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Smith is accepting 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: Dermabrasion, Enlarged Turbinates, Dizziness, Bone Cancer, Cosmetic Surgery, Hyperparathyroidism, ... (Read more)

Dr. Nathan Edward Ii Williams II, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
651 South Main Street; Suite 100
Keller, TX
 

Dr. Nathan Williams specializes in orthopedic trauma and adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery and practices in Grapevine, TX, Keller, TX, and Bedford, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Williams include hip replacement, arthroscopic surgery, and knee replacement. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Workers' Compensation. Dr. Williams attended Loma Linda University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Wright State University for residency. He has received the distinction of Texas Rising Stars. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford. Dr. Williams has an open panel.

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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. Theodore Thomas Peters, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
651 South Main Street; Suite 100
Keller, TX
 

Dr. Theodore Peters practices hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His clinical interests include arthroscopic surgery, hand problems, and wrist surgery. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford. Dr. Peters is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Workers' Compensation, and more. Dr. Peters's practice is open to new patients. After completing medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, he performed his residency 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. Maurice Robert Gagnon, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
1141 Keller Parkway; Suite A
Keller, TX
 

Dr. Maurice Gagnon's area of specialization is general obstetrics & gynecology. Dr. Gagnon's areas of expertise consist of gynecological problems and robotic surgery. He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gagnon accepts. He graduated from the University of Vermont College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver. He is conversant in French. Dr. Gagnon's hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Resources, and Texas Health Care.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic surgery

All Interests: Surgical Procedures, Gynecological Problems, Robotic Surgery

Dr. Oscar David Taunton Jr., MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3100 N Tarrant Parkway; Suite 104
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. O. Taunton practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Fort Worth, TX, Grapevine, TX, and Bedford, TX. He is especially interested in knee replacement, revision hip arthroplasty, and musculoskeletal problems. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford. After attending the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Dr. Taunton completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. 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. Scott Andrew Wenger, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
8801 N. Tarrant Parkway
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Scott Wenger, who practices in North Richland Hills, TX, Grapevine, TX, and Trophy Club, TX, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Dr. Wenger's areas of expertise include the following: total shoulder replacement, knee arthritis, and tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis). He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Wenger is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Resources. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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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. Craig Alphonso Ferrara, MD, DO
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
2850 East Hwy 114
Trophy Club, TX
 

Dr. Craig Ferrara specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery and practices in Fort Worth, TX, Trophy Club, TX, and Dallas, TX. After attending the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, Dr. Ferrara completed his residency training at the University of North Texas Health Science Center. His areas of expertise include the following: peripheral bypass surgery, heart problems, and atherosclerosis. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Parkland Community Health Plan, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Resources.

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Relevant Interests: , video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair

All Interests: Carotid Artery Stenting, Burns, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Stent Placement, Heart Problems, Aortic ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 15
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,093
  • Medicare Cost: $876
Dr. Larry Mitchell Kjeldgaard, DO
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Spine Surgery, Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4444 Heritage Trace Parkway; Suite 408
Keller, TX
 

Dr. Larry Kjeldgaard is a hand surgery, spine surgery, and foot & ankle surgery specialist in Hurst, TX, Trophy Club, TX, and Fort Worth, TX. Patients gave Dr. Kjeldgaard an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He has indicated that his clinical interests include knee replacement, spine surgery procedures, and sports injuries. 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. Before performing his residency at POH Regional Medical Center, Dr. Kjeldgaard attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Resources. Dr. Kjeldgaard has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthroscopy

All Interests: Musculoskeletal Problems, Sports Injuries, Knee Replacement, Spine Surgery Procedures, Knee ... (Read more)

Dr. Howard Walker Harris, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
3100 N Tarrant Parkway; Suite 104
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Howard Harris' medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. In his practice, he is particularly interested in musculoskeletal problems and musculoskeletal surgery. Dr. Harris accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Harris's professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Musculoskeletal Problems, Musculoskeletal Surgery

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 279
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,305 - $2,414
  • Medicare Cost: $160 - $1,059
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Specializes in Neurosurgery
4400 Heritage Trace Parkway; Suite 204
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Samir Lapsiwala is a physician who specializes in neurosurgery. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Lapsiwala's areas of expertise include the following: radiculopathy (nerve root disorder), neck pain, and lower back pain. His professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. He obtained his medical school training at Penn State College of Medicine and performed his residency at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold.

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Clinical Interests: Radiculopathy, Neck Pain, Lower Back Pain, Lumbar Spine Problems, Lower Back Problems

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,600
  • Medicare Cost: $687
Dr. Peter Edward Grays, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
2850 East Hwy 114
Trophy Club, TX
 

Dr. Peter Grays' area of specialization is general surgery. Dr. Grays's education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and residency at Columbus Hospital, Chicago. He has a special interest in colon surgery, inguinal hernia repair, and laparoscopic gallbladder removal. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Grays is conversant in Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic gallbladder removal

All Interests: Appendicitis, Hernia Surgery, Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal, Inguinal Hernia Repair, Abdominal ... (Read more)

Dr. Rajesh Basanna Vrushab, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
300 North Rufe Snow Drive
Keller, TX
 

Dr. Rajesh Vrushab practices adult cardiology, nuclear cardiology, and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm) in Keller, TX, Bedford, TX, and Dallas, TX. Dr. Vrushab graduated from Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare Plans. His professional affiliations include North Hills Hospital and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford. He welcomes new patients.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 40
  • Uninsured Cost: $881 - $1,569
  • Medicare Cost: $443 - $872
Dr. Jonathan Barry Heistein, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
521 West Southlake Blvd .; Suite 175
Southlake, TX
 

Dr. Jonathan Heistein is a plastic surgeon in Fort Worth, TX and Southlake, TX. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Heistein's professional affiliations include Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth and Cook Children's. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is accepting new patients. Dr. Heistein is a graduate of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Heistein has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Pec Implants, Injectable Fillers, Cosmetic ... (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.