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We found 17 providers matching minimally invasive surgery near Parkersburg, WV.

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Dr. Steven Michael Miller, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
600 18th Street; Suite 204
Parkersburg, WV
 

Dr. Steven Miller works as an orthopedist. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. These areas are among his clinical interests: arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and sports health. Dr. Miller takes Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more. Dr. Miller is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 29
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,077 - $2,200
  • Medicare Cost: $174 - $420
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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
600 18th Street; Suite 512
Parkersburg, WV
 

Dr. David Gnegy is an adult cardiology specialist. He attended medical school at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 33
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,559 - $3,000
  • Medicare Cost: $513 - $887
Dr. Jack William Casas, MD
Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
600 18th Street; Suite 512
Parkersburg, WV
 

Dr. Jack Casas' medical specialty is interventional cardiology. He studied medicine at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine. Patient reviews placed Dr. Casas at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Coventry Bronze.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 19
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,559
  • Medicare Cost: $499
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Specializes in Neurosurgery
1212 Garfield Avenue; Suite 300
Parkersburg, WV
 

Dr. Abdi Ghodsi practices neurosurgery in Parkersburg, WV. Patients gave Dr. Ghodsi an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. He is a graduate of the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $8,029
  • Medicare Cost: $6,696
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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
600 18th Street; Suite 512
Parkersburg, WV
 

Dr. Stanley Pamfilis is an adult cardiology specialist. Dr. Pamfilis honors Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 25
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,559 - $3,000
  • Medicare Cost: $513 - $853
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Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1600 Murdoch Avenue; Suite 100
Parkersburg, WV
 

Dr. George Herriott's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He studied medicine at West Virginia University School of Medicine. Patient reviews placed Dr. Herriott at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 42
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,000 - $1,900
  • Medicare Cost: $174 - $617
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Specializes in Urology
604 Ann Street
Parkersburg, WV
 

Dr. Barry Lifson is an urologist in Vienna, WV and Parkersburg, WV. He is a graduate of New York Medical College. He is in-network for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 14
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,410
  • Medicare Cost: $798
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Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1600 Murdoch Avenue; Suite 100
Parkersburg, WV
 

Dr. John McElroy works as an orthopedist. He attended medical school at Marshall University, Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine. Dr. McElroy's average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Pain, Sports Health, Hip Problems, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 42
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,000 - $2,200
  • Medicare Cost: $349 - $527
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Specializes in Urology
604 Ann Street
Parkersburg, WV
 

Dr. David Mendoza works as an urologist. Dr. Mendoza is an in-network provider for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of West Virginia University School of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 24
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,580 - $2,410
  • Medicare Cost: $233 - $788
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
809 Farson Street
Belpre, OH
 

Dr. John Henry practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Marietta, OH and Belpre, OH. Dr. Henry has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. He studied medicine at West Virginia University School of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,771
  • Medicare Cost: $281
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Specializes in General Surgery
800 Grand Central Mall; Suite 2
Vienna, WV
 

Dr. John Koch's specialty is general surgery. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He takes Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Koch is a graduate of West Virginia University School of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 44
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,333
  • Medicare Cost: $646
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Specializes in Urology
604 Ann Street
Parkersburg, WV
 

Dr. Patrick Dugan is a specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). He works in Parkersburg, WV and Vienna, WV. Dr. Dugan accepts Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from West Virginia University School of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 13
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,410
  • Medicare Cost: $798
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Specializes in Otolaryngology
1905 Ann Street
Parkersburg, WV
 

Dr. Gregory Krause's area of specialization is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Krause takes Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more. He graduated from Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver for his residency.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 13
  • Uninsured Cost: $5,385
  • Medicare Cost: $2,399
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Specializes in Vascular Surgery
705 Garfield Avenue; Suite 460
Parkersburg, WV
 

Dr. Daniel McGraw is a specialist in vascular surgery. He studied medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. McGraw honors Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 22
  • Uninsured Cost: $5,073 - $6,635
  • Medicare Cost: $1,276 - $1,320
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Specializes in General Surgery
608 Washington Boulevard
Belpre, OH
 

Dr. Michael Roberts works as a general surgeon. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Roberts accepts Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more. He is a graduate of West Virginia University School of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 35
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,333
  • Medicare Cost: $651
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Specializes in General Surgery
800 Grand Central Mall; Suite 2
Vienna, WV
 

Dr. Adam Kaplan is a general surgery specialist in Vienna, WV. Dr. Kaplan graduated from Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 26
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,333
  • Medicare Cost: $649

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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.