We found 19 providers matching minimally invasive surgery and who accept Aetna HSA near Rowlett, TX.

Dr. Mohammad Umar Burney, MD
Specializes in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
6800 Scenic Drive
Rowlett, TX
 

Dr. Mohammad Burney works as an orthopedic surgeon, osteopathic manipulative medicine specialist, and sports medicine specialist. He graduated from St. George's University School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport. Dr. Burney's areas of expertise include hip replacement, arthroscopic surgery, and knee replacement. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Burney honors. Dr. Burney (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Arabic, Spanish, and Hindi. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Lake Pointe Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Burney's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Knee Pain, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Joint Pain, Revision ... (Read more)

Dr. Aimee Lorelei Wiltz, MD
Specializes in Urology
6800 Scenic Drive
Rowlett, TX
 

Dr. Aimee Carr, who practices in Rockwall, TX, Garland, TX, and Rowlett, TX, is a medical specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). These areas are among Dr. Carr's clinical interests: female urologic disorders, incontinence, and laparoscopic surgery. She has a 2.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. She 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. Dr. Carr attended Baylor College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at the University of Chicago Medical Center for residency. She has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars. She is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall, and Lake Pointe Medical Center. She welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery, robotic surgery, da Vinci surgery

All Interests: Incontinence, Female Urologic Disorders, Laparoscopic Surgery, Da Vinci Surgery, Robotic Surgery

Dr. David W Ritter, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Other
7501 Lakeview Parkway; Suite 270
Rowlett, TX
 

Dr. David Ritter, who practices in Rowlett, TX, Rockwall, TX, and Dallas, TX, is a medical specialist in general surgery. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. In Dr. Ritter's practice, he is particularly interested in thyroid problems, laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, and gastric bypass surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Lake Pointe Medical Center. He obtained his medical school training at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and performed his residency at Baylor University Medical Center. He has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Ritter 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. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, laparoscopic weight loss surgery, laparoscopic gastric banding

All Interests: Laparoscopic Gastric Banding, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Bypass Surgery, Thyroid Problems, Weight ... (Read more)

Dr. Christopher James Cottrell, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
7600 Lakeview Parkway; Suite 100
Rowlett, TX
 

Dr. Christopher Cottrell is a specialist in general surgery. He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. His areas of expertise include the following: weight loss surgery (bariatric surgery), obesity, and heartburn. Dr. Cottrell's professional affiliations include Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Lake Pointe Medical Center. Dr. Cottrell 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. He attended medical school at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital, Denver. He speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive surgery, laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery, laparoscopic fundoplication, laparoscopic surgery, robotic surgery

All Interests: Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery, Laparoscopic Fundoplication, Gastrointestinal Problems, Surgical ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 15
  • Charge (avg.): $3,400
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $554
Dr. Katherine Rose Makohon, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Other
6800 Scenic Drive
Rowlett, TX
 

Dr. Katherine Makohon practices general surgery. Dr. Makohon graduated from Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. She trained at Methodist Health System for residency. These areas are among her clinical interests: diverticular disease, breast surgery, and gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy). She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Makohon speaks Spanish. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Resources, and Lake Pointe Medical Center. Dr. Makohon welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Appendicitis, Abdominal Problems, Intestinal Problems, Gallbladder Removal Surgery, Bowel ... (Read more)

Dr. Aldo Anthony Ghobriel, MD
Specializes in Urology
6800 Scenic Drive
Rowlett, TX
 

Dr. Aldo Ghobriel practices urology (urinary tract disease). In his practice, Dr. Ghobriel focuses on urologic (genitourinary) disorders. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Ghobriel 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 the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Dr. Ghobriel (or staff) is conversant in Arabic and Spanish. His professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall, and Lake Pointe Medical Center. Dr. Ghobriel is accepting new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Urologic Disorders

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 23
  • Charge (avg.): $1,394
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $657
Dr. Tood Christian Johnson, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2241 Peggy Lane; Suite A
Garland, TX
 

Dr. Todd Johnson is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Johnson include hip replacement, knee problems, and musculoskeletal problems. Dr. Johnson honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He attended the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio for residency. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Johnson's hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall. Dr. Johnson welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Musculoskeletal Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Bradley Ray Grimsley, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Other
1005 West Ralph Hall Parkway Suite; Suite 125
Rockwall, TX
 

Dr. Bradley Grimsley's specialties are general surgery and vascular surgery. His areas of expertise include amputation, carotid artery stenting, and carotid artery disease. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Grimsley attended Emory University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. He is affiliated with Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , endovascular surgery

All Interests: Restless Leg Syndrome, Peripheral Angiogram, Thoracic Problems, Vascular Surgery Procedures, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 22
  • Charge (avg.): $1,188 - $2,620
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $344 - $1,162
Dr. John Keith Abbott III, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
7501 Lakeview Parkway; Suite 270
Rowlett, TX
 

Dr. John Abbott specializes in general surgery and practices in Rowlett, TX and Rockwall, TX. Dr. Abbott is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall, and Lake Pointe Medical Center. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He welcomes new patients. Dr. Abbott graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. He has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 31
  • Charge (avg.): $9,990 - $41,455
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $203 - $577
Dr. Terry Keith Gemas, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
810 Ralph Hall Parkway; Suite 140
Rockwall, TX
 

Dr. Terry Gemas' areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine; he sees patients in Dallas, TX and Rockwall, TX. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: total shoulder replacement, knee arthritis, and minimally invasive knee surgery. Dr. Gemas's hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Gemas is accepting new patients. He graduated from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at St. Luke's Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University. He is conversant in Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive knee surgery, minimally invasive hip surgery

All Interests: Knee Arthritis, Sports Health, Shoulder Reconstruction, Knee Pain, Knee Sprain, Foot Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. George Nick Zoys, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2241 Peggy Lane; Suite A
Garland, TX
 

Dr. George Zoys specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and practices in Garland, TX and Richardson, TX. Dr. Zoys graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. These areas are among his clinical interests: arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and knee surgery. He is rated highly by his patients. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Zoys accepts. Dr. Zoys (or staff) speaks Spanish and Greek. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health. Dr. Zoys is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Knee Surgery, Musculoskeletal Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jeffrey Brett Klein, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2241 Peggy Lane; Suite A
Garland, TX
 

Dr. Jeffrey Klein is a physician who specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among Dr. Klein's clinical interests: knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and sports health. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Dr. Klein attended medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. His residency was performed at Michael Reese Hospital and the University of Chicago Medical Center. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery

Dr. Stephen Edward Hohmann, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Other
1005 West Ralph Hall Parkway; Suite 125
Rockwall, TX
 

Dr. Stephen Hohmann works as a general surgeon and vascular surgeon in Dallas, TX, Plano, TX, and Rockwall, TX. He speaks Spanish. Clinical interests for Dr. Hohmann include amputation, carotid artery disease, and restless leg syndrome. Dr. Hohmann's professional affiliations include Baylor Jack and Jane Hamilton Heart and Vascular Hospital and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. Dr. Hohmann is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine and a graduate of Baylor University Medical Center's residency program. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hohmann honors. His distinctions include: Texas Rising Stars and Texas Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , endovascular surgery

All Interests: Restless Leg Syndrome, Peripheral Angiogram, Vascular Surgery Procedures, Surgical Procedures, ... (Read more)

Dr. Brian Dung Le, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
1005 W Ralph Hall Parkway; Suite 137
Rockwall, TX
 

Dr. Brian Le is an adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm) specialist in Dallas, TX and Rockwall, 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. 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 Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Dr. Le is conversant in Vietnamese. Dr. Le is affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. He is accepting new patients.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 118
  • Charge (avg.): $1,215 - $2,410
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $285 - $874
Dr. Franklin See-Lai Yau, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
7600 Lakeview Parkway #150; Suite 150
Rowlett, TX
 

Dr. Franklin Yau is a specialist in general surgery and vascular surgery. He works in Rowlett, TX, Garland, TX, and Plano, TX. These areas are among his clinical interests: leg pain, carotid artery disease, and stroke. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Yau attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Dr. Yau trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas for residency. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall, and Lake Pointe Medical Center. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Peripheral Angiogram, Vascular Surgery Procedures, Peripheral Artery Disease, Aortic Aneurysm, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 14
  • Charge (avg.): $4,025
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,149
Dr. Srinivas Reddy Gunukula, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Nuclear Cardiology
5308 N. Galloway Avenue #100; Suite 100
Mesquite, TX
 

Dr. Srinivas Gunukula works as an adult cardiologist, interventional cardiologist, and nuclear cardiology specialist in Mesquite, TX, Sunnyvale, TX, and Plano, TX. He has received a 2.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Gunukula include transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), angiogram (angiography), and consultation. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Gunukula attended medical school at NTR University of Health Sciences. He trained at St. John's Queen's Hospital and Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers for residency. Dr. Gunukula (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu, Telugu, and Hindi. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive cardiac surgery

All Interests: Mitral Stenosis, Aortic Stenosis, Research, Minimally Invasive Valve Repair, Heart Valve Problems, ... (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.
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