We found 6 providers with an interest in robotic surgery and who accept Blue Choice near Mckinney, TX.

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 is a medical specialist in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery and obstetrics & gynecology. The average patient rating for Dr. Sandmann is 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include vaginal prolapse, cystocele (bladder prolapse), and uterine prolapse. Dr. Sandmann is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. He trained at Saint Francis Hospital, Evanston for his residency. Dr. Sandmann is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen, and Medical Center of McKinney. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic surgery, da Vinci surgery

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

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

Dr. Brian Snow is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist in McKinney, TX and Frisco, TX. He speaks Spanish. His areas of expertise include carpal tunnel surgery, sports health, and shoulder reconstruction. Dr. Snow is professionally affiliated with Centennial Medical Center, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen. He graduated from the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center. Dr. Snow 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 is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , MAKOplasty, robotic surgery

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

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

Dr. Rajesh Putcha is an adult gastroenterology specialist. Dr. Putcha's clinical interests include hepatitis C, celiac disease, and liver tumor. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen, and Texas Digestive Disease Consultants (TDDC). He obtained his medical school training at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Dr. Putcha is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic surgery

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

Dr. Maria Teresa Reyes, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
4701 Medical Center Drive; Suite 1a
Mckinney, TX
 

Dr. Maria Reyes is a specialist in general obstetrics & gynecology. Her average patient rating is 2.5 stars out of 5. In Dr. Reyes's practice, she is particularly interested in menopause, myomectomy (fibroid removal), and hysterectomy (uterus removal). She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Reyes attended Tufts University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas for residency. She is conversant in Spanish. Her professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Medical Center of McKinney.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic surgery, da Vinci surgery

All Interests: Menopause, Da Vinci Surgery, Myomectomy, Women's Health Issues, Hysterectomy, Endometriosis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Russ Deacon Birdwell, MD
Specializes in Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine, General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
5236 West University Drive; Suite 3600
Mckinney, TX
 

Dr. Russ Birdwell is an undersea and hyperbaric medicine, general surgery, and bariatric surgery specialist. His areas of expertise include cancer surgery, minimally invasive parathyroidectomy, and open hernia repair. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Birdwell accepts. He attended Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic surgery, da Vinci surgery

All Interests: Rectal Problems, Bowel Resection, Colectomy, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic Colectomy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ryan Daniel Burkart, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
5236 W University Drive; Suite 2200
Mckinney, TX
 

Dr. Ryan Burkart specializes in general surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Burkart include anti-reflux surgery, endocrine diseases (hormone disorders), and gallbladder problems. Dr. Burkart takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Burkart attended medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Dr. Burkart is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Relevant Interests: , da Vinci surgery

All Interests: Hernia Surgery, Biliary Disorders, Da Vinci Surgery, Gallbladder Problems, Minimally Invasive ... (Read more)

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What is Robotic Surgery?

Robotic surgery is a type of minimally invasive surgery, using a tiny opening to get inside the body instead of making a large cut. It uses small tools attached to a thin robotic arm, which is controlled by the surgeon. You may see it referred to by the specific kind of robot used. The most advanced robot currently in use is called the da Vinci, and surgery using it is sometimes called da Vinci surgery.

There are many benefits to robotic surgery, both for the patient and the surgeon. Robotic surgery allows for more precise movements and increased control during very delicate surgical procedures. This makes performing surgery accurately much easier for surgeons and reduces fatigue. The smaller ‘hand’ of the robot can enter the body via a much smaller opening, which reduces the risk of infection and scarring and leads to a faster recovery. The robotic hands also contain tiny moveable cameras among their tools, giving surgeons a much closer view of the procedure than would be possible with traditional surgery.
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