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We found 13 providers matching minimally invasive surgery and who accept United Healthcare 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 is a specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He works in Frisco, TX, Irving, TX, and McKinney, TX. He attended the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas for residency. These areas are among Dr. Kapadia's clinical interests: polyps, minimally invasive parathyroidectomy, and turbinate reduction surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Kapadia is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Kapadia takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. He is conversant in Gujarati. His professional affiliations include Centennial Medical Center, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. He has an open panel.

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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)

Dr. Brian Joseph Snow, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
4500 Medical Center Drive
Mckinney, TX
 

Dr. Brian Snow works as an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist in McKinney, TX and Frisco, TX. His clinical interests include carpal tunnel surgery, sports health, and shoulder reconstruction. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Centennial Medical Center, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen. Dr. Snow accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Snow welcomes new patients. He attended the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center for residency. He is conversant in Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , hip arthroscopy, minimally invasive knee surgery, minimally invasive hip surgery, MAKOplasty, robotic surgery, knee arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy, elbow arthroscopy

All Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Reconstruction, Elbow Arthroscopy, Total Hip Replacement, Partial Knee ... (Read more)

Dr. Timothy Lee Sandmann, MD
Specializes in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Other, Obstetrics & Gynecology
5236 West University Drive; Suite 2700
Mckinney, TX
 

Dr. Timothy Sandmann specializes in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery and obstetrics & gynecology. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. His areas of expertise include vaginal prolapse, cystocele (bladder prolapse), and uterine prolapse. Dr. Sandmann is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen, and Medical Center of McKinney. Dr. Sandmann 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. His practice is open to new patients. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine and performed his residency at Saint Francis Hospital, Evanston.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic surgery, da Vinci surgery

All Interests: Cystocele, Incontinence, Fecal Incontinence, Sexual Dysfunction, Urogynecological Problems, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Neelesh Mehendale, who practices in Frisco, TX, McKinney, TX, and Plano, TX, is a medical specialist in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). His areas of expertise include the following: throat problems, sleep disorders, and sinusitis (sinus infection). Dr. Mehendale has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dr. Mehendale attended Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans for medical school. Dr. Mehendale (or staff) speaks Spanish and Portuguese. Dr. Mehendale's hospital/clinic affiliations include 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 physician who specializes in interventional cardiology. In addition to English, he speaks Afrikaans. Dr. Meyer is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. He graduated from the University of Pretoria School of Medicine. He trained at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Montefiore Medical Center for residency. Dr. Meyer is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. His practice is open to new patients.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 13
  • Uninsured Cost: $579
  • Medicare Cost: $506
Dr. Walter Xavier Loyola, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
4510 Medical Center Drive; Suite 202
Mckinney, TX
 

Dr. Walter Loyola sees patients in Plano, TX, Flower Mound, TX, and McKinney, TX. His medical specialties are neurosurgery and osteopathic manipulative medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Loyola include spinal pain, bulging disc, and herniated disc. Patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. 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 attended Central University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Puerto Rico. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Loyola's hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive spine surgery

All Interests: Disc Replacement, Spinal Pain, Complex Spinal Instrumentation, Lower Back Problems, Degenerative ... (Read more)

Dr. Sean Mawusi Jones-Quaidoo, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1101 Raintree Circle; Suite 240
Allen, TX
 

Dr. Sean Jones-Quaidoo's specialties are spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Jones-Quaidoo's areas of expertise include back injuries, spinal pain, and bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. After attending the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine, Dr. Jones-Quaidoo completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia. He takes 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 Rising Stars. Dr. Jones-Quaidoo's practice is open to new patients.

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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 is a specialist in cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). She works in Dallas, TX and McKinney, TX. Dr. Hurwitz 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. 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 distinction of 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 is a medical specialist in general surgery and vascular surgery. Dr. Santaella has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. His professional affiliations include Centennial Medical Center, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama, Dr. Santaella attended medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Santaella is conversant in Spanish.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 13
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,000
  • Medicare Cost: $628
Dr. Vudhi Vudhipoom Slabisak, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4510 Medical Center Drive; Suite 312
Mckinney, TX
 

Dr. Vudhi Slabisak, who practices in Frisco, TX, McKinney, TX, and Allen, TX, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. Dr. Slabisak's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. The average patient rating for Dr. Slabisak is 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Dr. Slabisak is affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. He is accepting new patients.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $21,707
  • Medicare Cost: $6,446
Dr. Wha - Joon Lee, MD
Specializes in Other, Otolaryngology
4521 Medical Center Drive; Suite 400
Mckinney, TX
 

Dr. Wha-Joon Lee is a physician who specializes in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Dr. Lee 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 Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. He trained at Penn State Hershey Medical Center for residency. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall, and Lake Pointe Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Lee's office for an appointment.

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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 practices adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm) in Dallas, TX and McKinney, TX. Dr. Yoo (or staff) speaks Korean and Spanish. Dr. Yoo has indicated that his clinical interests include evoked potential test, cryotherapy, and electrophysiological (EP) study. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, and Medical Center of McKinney. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Emory University for his residency. Patients gave Dr. Yoo an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Yoo 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. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars. He welcomes 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 sees patients in Houston, TX, Allen, TX, and Plano, TX. His medical specialty is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). His areas of expertise include the following: deviated septum, hearing evaluation, and ear infection. Dr. Pahlavan's hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen, and Medical Center of McKinney. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Parkland Community Health Plan, and more. He has received the distinction of Texas Rising Stars. Dr. Pahlavan 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.