We found 35 providers matching minimally invasive surgery and who accept Aetna PPO near Southlake, TX.

Dr. Sina Matin, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
2020 W. State Hwy 114; Suite 180
Grapevine, TX
 

Dr. Sina Matin is a medical specialist in general surgery and bariatric surgery. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. These areas are among his clinical interests: artefill, minimally invasive surgery, and gastric bypass surgery. Dr. Matin's hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Matin's practice is open to new patients. He attended Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine and MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston for residency. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Matin include: Texas Super Doctors; Golden Scalpel award for best teaching resident University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston; and Resident of the Year by the Student Surgical Society University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston. Dr. Matin (or staff) is conversant in Italian and Persian.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive surgery, laparoscopic gastric banding

All Interests: Laparoscopic Gastric Banding, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Radiesse, ArteFill, Gastric Bypass Surgery, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 16
  • Charge (avg.): $3,000
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $711
Dr. Michael Lewis Green Jr., MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, Other
Southlake, TX
 

Dr. Michael Green specializes in general surgery and bariatric surgery. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. His clinical interests include gastric (stomach) ulcer, morbid obesity, and laparoscopic gastric banding. Dr. Green's hospital/clinic affiliations include Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and more. Dr. Green's practice is open to new patients. Before completing his residency at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, Peoria, Dr. Green attended medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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

All Interests: Laparoscopic Gastric Banding, Revision Surgery, Bowel Resection, Colectomy, Sleeve Gastrectomy, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 62
  • Charge (avg.): $10,000 - $11,864
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $1,251 - $1,671
Dr. Mark Sim Greenberg, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
910 East Southlake Boulevard; Suite 155
Southlake, TX
 

Dr. Mark Greenberg is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine specialist in Irving, TX and Southlake, TX. After completing medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, he performed his residency at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Dr. Greenberg's areas of expertise include the following: knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Greenberg takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Texas Health Resources. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Dr. Bing Shu-Bing Shu-Bing Tsay, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
910 East Southlake Boulevard; Suite 155
Southlake, TX
 

Dr. Bing Tsay's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. After completing medical school at Baylor College of Medicine, he performed his residency at Naval Medical Center San Diego. His areas of expertise include the following: knee problems, knee replacement, and shoulder surgery. On average, patients gave Dr. Tsay a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He 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. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Tsay is professionally affiliated with All Star Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southlake. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Dr. Mark Joseph Messing, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
1650 W College Street
Grapevine, TX
 

Dr. Mark Messing, who practices in Bedford, TX and Grapevine, TX, is a medical specialist in gynecologic oncology. His clinical interests include gynecologic cancer, robotic surgery, and pelvic organ prolapse. He 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. Dr. Messing graduated from Emory University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Messing's hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic surgery

All Interests: Gynecologic Cancer, Surgical Procedures, Pelvic Organ Prolapse, Robotic Surgery

Dr. Michael Andrew Bogdan, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
410 N Carroll Avenue; Suite 170
Southlake, TX
 

Dr. Michael Bogdan works as a plastic surgeon. On average, patients gave Dr. Bogdan a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Bogdan include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and tummy tuck revision. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Before performing his residency at Stanford Hospital & Clinics, Dr. Bogdan attended Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Bogdan has received professional recognition including the following: Summa Cum Laude Bachelors of Science in Chemistry & Zoology; Texas Super Doctors; and Physician's Recognition Award with Commendation, American Medical Association. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Regional Medical Center at Grapevine, Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Chin Implants, Nipple Surgery, Injectable ... (Read more)

Dr. Amir Manzoor Khan, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1650 W College Street
Grapevine, TX
 

Dr. Amir Khan, who practices in Grapevine, TX, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Dr. Khan (or staff) speaks Urdu, Spanish, and Punjabi. Areas of expertise for Dr. Khan include hip surgery, ankle surgery, and shoulder arthroscopy. Dr. Khan's hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Resources. He is a graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Khan trained at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Khan accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, shoulder arthroscopy

All Interests: Sports Health, Foot Surgery, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, Knee ... (Read more)

Dr. Anil B. Bosco M. Manuel Pinto, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
823 Ira East Woods
Grapevine, TX
 

Dr. Anil Pinto is a physician who specializes in reproductive endocrinology and infertility. Dr. Pinto (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, Hindi, and Portuguese. His areas of expertise include the following: hysterosalpingography, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), and infertility. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. He studied medicine at Goa Medical College. He completed his residency training at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York. Patients rated Dr. Pinto highly, giving him an average of 4.0 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. Dr. Pinto has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Hysterosalpingography, in Vitro Fertilization, Endometriosis, Infertility, Laparoscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard Don Guyer, MD
Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2800 State Highway 114; Suite 220
Trophy Club, TX
 

Dr. Richard Guyer is a spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Plano, TX, Frisco, TX, and Trophy Club, TX. His clinical interests include minimally invasive surgery, spine problems, and artificial disc replacement. Dr. Guyer honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. His distinctions include: Texas Super Doctors; Top Doc, D Magazine; and Most Compassionate Doctor. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Guyer is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive surgery

All Interests: Artificial Disc Replacement, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Spine Problems

Dr. Howard Walker Harris, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
1650 W College Street
Grapevine, TX
 

Dr. Howard Harris' specialties are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He practices in Fort Worth, TX, Bedford, TX, and Grapevine, TX. His areas of expertise include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. Dr. Harris is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama, Dr. Harris attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Dr. Harris speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Dr. Oscar David Taunton Jr., MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1650 W College Street
Grapevine, TX
 

Dr. O. Taunton is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. His areas of expertise include arthroscopic surgery, knee replacement, and pain. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Taunton honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama, Dr. Taunton attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine. His professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford. Dr. Taunton's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Revision Arthroplasty, Revision Hip Arthroplasty, Fractures, Knee Revision, Arthroscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 23
  • Charge (avg.): $1,303 - $1,361
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $504 - $521
Dr. Jesse Ellis Smith, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
75 Main Street; Suite 150
Colleyville, TX
 

Dr. Jesse Smith is a physician who specializes in facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Clinical interests for Dr. Smith include dermabrasion, ear pain, and enlarged turbinates. Dr. Smith's professional affiliations include Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southlake. He graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. For his residency, Dr. Smith trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Top 10 MD; Fort Worth Top Doc; and American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Smith's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive parathyroidectomy, minimally invasive surgery, endoscopic sinus surgery, endoscopic surgery, endoscopic skull base surgery, minimally invasive thyroidectomy

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Enlarged Turbinates, Dizziness, Eyelid Retraction Repair, Thyroid Fine Needle ... (Read more)

Dr. Nathan Edward Ii Williams II, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
2535 Ira E Woods Avenue
Grapevine, TX
 

Dr. Nathan Williams sees patients in Grapevine, TX, Keller, TX, and Bedford, TX. His medical specialties are orthopedic trauma and adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. He obtained his medical school training at Loma Linda University School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Wright State University. Clinical interests for Dr. Williams include hip replacement, knee problems, and arthroscopic surgery. Dr. Williams accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Workers' Compensation, and more. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars. Dr. Williams is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, minimally invasive surgery

All Interests: Shoulder Problems, Revision Arthroplasty, Revision Hip Arthroplasty, Fractures, Knee Revision, Knee ... (Read more)

Dr. Brian Elliott Straus, MD
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
910 East Southlake Boulevard; Suite 155
Southlake, TX
 

Dr. Brian Straus' specialties are foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He practices in Irving, TX and Southlake, TX. Dr. Straus has indicated that his clinical interests include knee problems, foot problems, and ankle problems. He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Workers' Compensation, in addition to other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Straus has received the distinction of Texas Rising Stars. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Straus is professionally affiliated with All Star Orthopedics and Sports Medicine and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Fractures, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Ankle Problems, Arthritis, Foot ... (Read more)

Dr. Jerry Lee Lugger, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
3061 W Southlake Boulevard; #130
Southlake, TX
 

Dr. Jerry Lugger is a plastic surgery and hand surgery specialist. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Lugger include eyelid surgery, adjacent tissue transfer, and dermabrasion. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and more. Before completing his residency at Ohio State University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with West Virginia University, Dr. Lugger attended medical school at Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Lugger has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Butt Augmentation, Sclerotherapy, Nipple ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Stephen Pollard, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
1650 W College Street
Grapevine, TX
 

Dr. Robert Pollard's areas of specialization are general surgery and vascular surgery; he sees patients in Grapevine, TX and Bedford, TX. He has indicated that his clinical interests include carotid artery surgery, laparoscopic gallbladder removal, and hernia. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Baylor University Medical Center, Dr. Pollard attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford. Dr. Pollard's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic gallbladder removal

All Interests: Aortic Aneurysm, Hernia, Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal, Carotid Artery Surgery, Endovascular ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 15
  • Charge (avg.): $1,279
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $588

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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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