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

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: , MAKOplasty, robotic surgery

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)

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

Dr. Rajesh Putcha practices adult gastroenterology. Dr. Putcha's education and training includes medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. His clinical interests include hepatitis C, celiac disease, and liver tumor. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen, and Texas Digestive Disease Consultants (TDDC). Dr. Putcha 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 general obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Dallas, TX and McKinney, TX. Her areas of expertise consist of menopause, myomectomy (fibroid removal), and hysterectomy (uterus removal). Dr. Reyes's average rating from her patients is 2.5 stars out of 5. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. She 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. In addition to English, Dr. Reyes speaks 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 a general surgeon, bariatric surgeon, and undersea and hyperbaric medicine specialist. Clinical interests for Dr. Birdwell include cancer surgery, minimally invasive parathyroidectomy, and open hernia repair. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. After attending Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, Dr. Birdwell completed his residency training at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. Dr. Birdwell is professionally 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's area of specialization is general surgery. Dr. Burkart's areas of clinical interest consist of anti-reflux surgery, endocrine diseases (hormone disorders), and gallbladder problems. Dr. Burkart is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health. Dr. Burkart attended medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Dr. Burkart honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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.