We found 15 providers matching laparoscopic surgery and who accept Humana Platinum HMO near San Antonio, TX.

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Specializes in General Surgery
5307 Broadway
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. Morris Franklin is a medical specialist in general surgery. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Franklin studied medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Dr. Franklin has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Nix Health and Southwest General Hospital.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 31
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,689
  • Medicare Cost: $564
Dr. Raul Ramos, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
903 W. Martin Street
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. Raul Ramos, who practices in San Antonio, TX, is a medical specialist in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery. His clinical interests encompass colorectal surgery procedures. Patients gave Dr. Ramos an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Ramos studied medicine at Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon Faculty of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Ramos trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with the University Health System.

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Clinical Interests: Colorectal Surgery Procedures

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $4,266
  • Medicare Cost: $1,476
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Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
343 West Houston; Suite 705
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. Rolando Saenz works as a general surgeon and colon and rectal surgeon. Areas of expertise for Dr. Saenz include colorectal problems. His professional affiliations include Nix Health and Southwest General Hospital. Dr. Saenz attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical Interests: Colorectal Problems

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 15
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,000
  • Medicare Cost: $599
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Specializes in General Surgery
730 N. Main; #601
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. Jorge Rincon's area of specialization is general surgery. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. In his practice, Dr. Rincon focuses on abdominal surgery. Dr. Rincon is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Central University of Venezuela Faculty of Medicine. His professional affiliations include Nix Health and Southwest General Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Abdominal Surgery

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 25
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,452
  • Medicare Cost: $628
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Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
414 Navarro; Suite 816
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. Carlos Godinez is a general surgery and bariatric surgery specialist in San Antonio, TX. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Nix Health. Dr. Godinez graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Dr. Godinez is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $10,000
  • Medicare Cost: $124
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Specializes in General Surgery
1303 Mc Culloough; #235
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. John Etlinger's medical specialty is general surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Etlinger average 5.0 stars out of 5. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Metropolitan Methodist Hospital and Nix Health. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Etlinger is a graduate of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 21
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,100
  • Medicare Cost: $628
Dr. Joseph Keith Wright, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
414 Navarro Street; Suite 810
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. J. Wright is a physician who specializes in general surgery and bariatric surgery. Dr. Wright is professionally affiliated with Nix Health. He graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 85
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,926 - $10,000
  • Medicare Cost: $611 - $1,474
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Specializes in General Surgery
4242 E. Southcross; #1
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. Jeffery Glass is a physician who specializes in general surgery. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Glass honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. Dr. Glass has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Nix Health.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 43
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,191 - $1,689
  • Medicare Cost: $460 - $623
Dr. Gerardo Enrique Carcamo, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
414 Navarro Street; Suite 810
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. Gerado Carcamo, who practices in San Antonio, TX, is a medical specialist in general surgery and bariatric surgery. He is affiliated with Nix Health. 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. Dr. Carcamo attended medical school at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 45
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,974 - $10,000
  • Medicare Cost: $496 - $826
Dr. Sabas Fatule Abuabara, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
730 North Main, M & S Tower; Suite 704
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. Sabas Abuabara is a general surgeon in San Antonio, TX. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Abuabara is a graduate of National University of Colombia Faculty of Medicine. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 26
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,600
  • Medicare Cost: $672
Dr. Maria A De Los Angeles Palafox, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
7500 Barlite Boulevard; Suite 311
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. Maria Palafox is a medical specialist in general surgery. Patients gave her an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Palafox takes. Dr. Palafox attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 41
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,500
  • Medicare Cost: $629
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Specializes in General Surgery
4242 E. Southcross; Suite 1
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. Allen Alvarez's specialty is general surgery. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Alvarez graduated from Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 18
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,459
  • Medicare Cost: $536
Dr. Peter Anthony Ruff, MD
Specializes in Urology
4212 E Southcross Boulevard; Suite 125
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. Peter Ruff's specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Ruff graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Louisville and a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Georgia. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 30
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,735 - $3,581
  • Medicare Cost: $412 - $1,517
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Specializes in Urology
1010 Nw Loop 410; Suite 100a
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. Naveen Kella practices urology (urinary tract disease). Patient ratings for Dr. Kella average 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Kella honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Kella has received include Texas Super Doctors and Texas Rising Stars. He is professionally affiliated with Nix Health.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 39
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,530 - $3,287
  • Medicare Cost: $373 - $1,640
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Specializes in Urology, Surgical Oncology
7703 Floyd Curl Drive - mc 7845; Department of Urology
San Antonio, TX
 

Dr. Dipen Parekh is a physician who specializes in urology (urinary tract disease) and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). He studied medicine at Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences, Rural Medical College. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Parekh accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 72
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,638 - $11,555
  • Medicare Cost: $452 - $1,797

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What is Laparoscopic Surgery?

Laparoscopic surgery is a kind of minimally invasive surgery using a thin, narrow tube called a laparoscope. Usually performed on the abdomen or the pelvic region, the surgeon makes a few very small incisions instead of one large one.

During the procedure, the surgeon inserts the laparoscope, which contains a light and camera that allows the surgeon to see what is happening inside the body. Then tiny tools are placed through the small openings and used to perform the surgery.

The most common laparoscopic surgery is gallbladder removal, but laparoscopic surgery may also be used for the removal of a kidney or appendix, to treat certain cysts and tumors, for bariatric surgery, for some GERD treatments, or for hernia repairs, among others.

Because laparoscopic surgery only uses a few tiny incisions, the scars are minimal and recovery is easier than with open surgery.