We found 10 providers matching minimally invasive surgery and who accept Aetna POS near Mckinney, TX.

Dr. Lav Steve Anupam Kapadia Kapadia, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
6717 West Eldorado Parkway; Suite 140
Mckinney, TX
 

Dr. Lav Kapadia, who practices in Frisco, TX, Irving, TX, and McKinney, TX, is a medical specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Patient ratings for Dr. Kapadia average 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Kapadia include polyps, minimally invasive parathyroidectomy, and turbinate reduction surgery. 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 the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. Dr. Kapadia completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. He is conversant in Gujarati. He is professionally affiliated with Centennial Medical Center, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Kapadia's office for an appointment.

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

All Interests: Turbinate Reduction Surgery, Sleep Disorders, Dizziness, Hoarseness, Sinus Problems, Sinus Surgery, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
4510 Medical Center Drive; #318
Mckinney, TX
 

Dr. Rajesh Putcha is a specialist in adult gastroenterology. He works in McKinney, TX and Allen, TX. Areas of expertise for Dr. Putcha include hepatitis C, celiac disease, and liver tumor. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He graduated from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Dr. Putcha has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen, and Texas Digestive Disease Consultants (TDDC). He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery, robotic surgery

All Interests: Gastrostomy, Liver Tumor, Gastroparesis, Rectal Problems, Cirrhosis, Hepatectomy, Bowel Resection, ... (Read more)

Dr. Neelesh Harihara Mehendale, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
6717 West Eldorado Parkway; Suite 140
Mckinney, TX
 

Dr. Neelesh Mehendale is a specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. His areas of expertise include throat problems, sleep disorders, and sinusitis (sinus infection). Dr. Mehendale accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Dr. Mehendale (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Portuguese. Dr. Mehendale is professionally affiliated with Centennial Medical Center, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Sleep Disorders, Ear Problems, Oral Cancer, Rhinitis, Nose Problems, Sinusitis, Cancer, Thyroid ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 62
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,530 - $17,800
  • Medicare Cost: $465 - $2,239
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Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
4510 Medical Center Drive; Suite 313
Mckinney, TX
 

Dr. Steven Meyer is a specialist in interventional cardiology. He works in Dallas, TX and McKinney, TX. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Meyer takes. Dr. Meyer obtained his medical school training at the University of Pretoria School of Medicine and performed his residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Montefiore Medical Center. He is conversant in Afrikaans. Dr. Meyer is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. He welcomes new patients.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 13
  • Uninsured Cost: $579
  • Medicare Cost: $506
Dr. Sean Mawusi Jones-Quaidoo, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1101 Raintree Circle; Suite 240
Allen, TX
 

Dr. Sean Jones-Quaidoo specializes in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in Dallas, TX and Allen, TX. His areas of expertise include the following: back injuries, spinal pain, and bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. Dr. Jones-Quaidoo is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He welcomes new patients. Dr. Jones-Quaidoo 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 Virginia. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars. He is conversant in Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive spine surgery

All Interests: Neck Pain, Spinal Pain, Lower Back Pain, Back Problems, Lumbar Spine Problems, Lower Back Problems, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Cardiac Electrophysiology
4510 Medical Center Drive; Suite 313
Mckinney, TX
 

Dr. Jodie Hurwitz specializes in cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm) and practices in Dallas, TX and McKinney, TX. Dr. Hurwitz takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. She graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. She has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Hurwitz is affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. She is accepting new patients.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 60
  • Uninsured Cost: $467 - $910
  • Medicare Cost: $429 - $875
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Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
5236 West University Drive; Suite 2900
Mckinney, TX
 

Dr. Robert Santaella works as a general surgeon and vascular surgeon in Frisco, TX and McKinney, TX. Dr. Santaella has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. 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. He attended Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama for residency. In addition to English, Dr. Santaella speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Centennial Medical Center, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen. He welcomes new patients.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 13
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,000
  • Medicare Cost: $628
Dr. Wha - Joon Lee, MD
Specializes in Other, Otolaryngology
4521 Medical Center Drive; Suite 400
Mckinney, TX
 

Dr. Wha-Joon Lee is an otolaryngologist in Greenville, TX, Rockwall, TX, and Rowlett, TX. 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. Lee is a graduate of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and a graduate of Penn State Hershey Medical Center's residency program. His professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall, and Lake Pointe Medical Center. Dr. Lee is open to new patients.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 33
  • Uninsured Cost: $939 - $3,589
  • Medicare Cost: $201 - $429
Dr. Dale Yoo, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
4510 Medical Center Drive; Suite 108
Mckinney, TX
 

Dr. Dale Yoo works as an adult cardiologist and cardiac electrophysiologist. Dr. Yoo is rated highly by his patients. Clinical interests for Dr. Yoo include evoked potential test, cryotherapy, and electrophysiological (EP) study. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He attended the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. Dr. Yoo has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars. Dr. Yoo (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Korean and Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, and Medical Center of McKinney. Dr. Yoo is accepting new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Cryosurgery, Atrial Fibrillation, Heart Problems, Laser Treatment, Electroencephalography, Evoked ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 165
  • Uninsured Cost: $416 - $914
  • Medicare Cost: $241 - $886
Dr. Shane Mohammad Pahlavan, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
4510 Medical Center Drive; Suite 100
Mckinney, TX
 

Dr. Shane Pahlavan works as an otolaryngologist. His areas of expertise include deviated septum, hearing evaluation, and ear infection. Dr. Pahlavan honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Parkland Community Health Plan, and more. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Pahlavan has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen, and Medical Center of McKinney. He has an open panel.

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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)

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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.