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We found 7 providers matching minimally invasive surgery and who accept Coventry near Sunnyvale, TX.

Dr. Bassam Jamil Zakhour, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
929 N. Galloway Avenue; Suite 210
Mesquite, TX
 

Dr. Bassam Zakhour, who practices in Mesquite, TX and Dallas, TX, is a medical specialist in general surgery and bariatric surgery. Dr. Zakhour (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Arabic and Spanish. His areas of expertise include the following: laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and laparoscopic gastric banding. Dr. Zakhour's professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Resources, and Pine Creek Medical Center. He is a graduate of the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at St. Elizabeth Medical Center, Youngstown. Dr. Zakhour takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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

All Interests: Laparoscopic Gastric Banding, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Surgical Procedures, Gastrectomy, Bloodless ... (Read more)

Dr. Jeff Xinda Zhao, DO
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
231 South Collins
Sunnyvale, TX
 

Dr. Jeff Zhao's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: knee arthritis, hip injury, and knee arthroscopy. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Zhao studied medicine at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Zhao speaks Mandarin. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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

All Interests: Knee Arthritis, Hip Pain, Knee Pain, Knee Sprain, Shoulder Surgery, Total Hip Replacement, Partial ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 27
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,400 - $1,600
  • Medicare Cost: $175 - $392
Dr. Nabeel Hyder-Khaderi Syed, MD
Specializes in Urology
231 South Collins
Sunnyvale, TX
 

Dr. Nabeel Syed is a specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). He works in Sunnyvale, TX and Plano, TX. After attending the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center. Dr. Syed has indicated that his clinical interests include erectile dysfunction (impotence), penile implant surgery, and penile implant. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Syed (or staff) speaks Urdu. His professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical Interests: Erectile Dysfunction, Surgical Procedures, Urologic Disorders, Penile Disorders, Penile Implant, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 17
  • Uninsured Cost: $4,792
  • Medicare Cost: $704
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Specializes in Otolaryngology
341 Wheatfield Drive; Suite 100
Sunnyvale, TX
 

Dr. Samuel Antony's specialty is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. His clinical interests include throat problems, endoscopic sinus surgery, and audiometry test. Dr. Antony honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. He graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Louisiana State University. Dr. Antony's professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall, and Lake Pointe Medical Center. Dr. Antony's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic sinus surgery

All Interests: Audiometry Test, Sinus Problems, Ear Problems, Endoscopic Sinus Surgery, Neck Problems, Nose ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 14
  • Uninsured Cost: $580
  • Medicare Cost: $346
Dr. Robert Kang Kwon, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
231 South Collins
Sunnyvale, TX
 

Dr. Robert Kwon works as a plastic surgeon and hand surgeon. Clinical interests for Dr. Kwon include carpal tunnel surgery, hand surgery procedures, and rheumatoid arthritis. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Kwon obtained his medical school training at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. He speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Resources.

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Relevant Interests: , wrist arthroscopy

All Interests: Wrist Surgery, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Arthritis, Nerve Surgery, Hand Problems, Hand Surgery ... (Read more)

Dr. Jerry Kirkland Grant, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
341 Wheatfield Drive; Suite 190
Sunnyvale, TX
 

Dr. Jerry Grant, who practices in Sunnyvale, TX, is a medical specialist in general gynecology. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. Clinical interests for Dr. Grant include laparoscopic hysterectomy, da vinci surgery, and laparoscopic myomectomy. His average patient rating is 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Grant 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. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. Dr. Grant is open to new patients.

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

All Interests: Laparoscopic Myomectomy, Da Vinci Surgery, Laparoscopic Hysterectomy, Robotic Surgery

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Specializes in General Gynecology
763 East Highway 80; Suite 130
Forney, TX
 

Dr. Jeffery Nelson's area of specialization is general gynecology. His clinical interests include gynecological problems, laparoscopic hysterectomy, and laser hair removal. Dr. Nelson's patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Nelson honors. Dr. Nelson is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Parkland Health & Hospital System. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall, and Lake Pointe Medical Center. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hysterectomy, laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Restylane, Gynecological Problems, Botox Injection, Hylaform, Laser Hair Removal, Laparoscopic ... (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.