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We found 10 providers matching minimally invasive surgery near Jackson, WY.

Dr. Rafael Marcus M. Williams, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
5235 Hhr Ranch Road
Wilson, WY
 

Dr. Rafael Williams is a medical specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Williams include arthroscopic surgery, replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement), and pain. His average rating from his patients is 2.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Medicare insurance. Dr. Williams graduated from the University of Utah School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Arthroscopic Surgery, Pain, Sports Health, Wrist Problems, Arthritis, Elbow Problems, Shoulder ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 74
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,815 - $5,679
  • Medicare Cost: $115 - $1,022
Dr. David Joseph Khoury IV, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
555 E. Broadway
Jackson, WY
 

Dr. David Khoury's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Before completing his residency at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Dr. Khoury attended medical school at the University of Washington School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Metabolic Bone Disease, Sports Health, Osteoporosis, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Fractures, ... (Read more)

Dr. Angus G Goetz III, DO
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
945 W. Broadway; Suite 202
Jackson, WY
 

Dr. Angus Goetz is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. Dr. Goetz studied medicine at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Medicare insurance.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 23
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,900 - $4,409
  • Medicare Cost: $235 - $680
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Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
555 East Broadway
Jackson, WY
 

Dr. Joshua Beck is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist in Jackson, WY. The average patient rating for Dr. Beck is 3.0 stars out of 5.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Arthroscopic Surgery, Osteoporosis, Arthritis, Replacement Arthroplasty, Fractures, Trauma

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Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
555 E Broadway Avenue
Jackson, WY
 

Dr. Christopher Hills is a physician who specializes in spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Duke University Hospital. His education and training includes medical school at Midwestern University, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at Madigan Army Medical Center.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 12
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,667
  • Medicare Cost: $222
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Specializes in Surgery
555 E Broadway Avenue; Suite 229
Jackson, WY
 

Dr. Randy Kjorstad, who practices in Jackson, WY, is a medical specialist in surgery. Dr. Kjorstad is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. He graduated from the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,026
  • Medicare Cost: $695
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Specializes in Adult Cardiology
170 Moose Street
Jackson, WY
 

Dr. Kipp Webb's medical specialty is adult cardiology. The average patient rating for Dr. Webb is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Dr. Webb graduated from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 13
  • Uninsured Cost: $936
  • Medicare Cost: $529
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Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Other
350 East Broadway
Jackson, WY
 

Dr. Robin Stevenson is a physician who specializes in plastic surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Stevenson studied medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Nose Surgery, Endoscopic Surgery, Breast ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Surgery
555 East Broadway; Suite 212
Jackson, WY
 

Dr. Phillip Poore's area of specialization is general surgery. He honors Medicare insurance. Dr. Poore attended medical school at the University of Washington School of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 13
  • Uninsured Cost: $796
  • Medicare Cost: $495
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Specializes in Pediatric Urology
555 E Broadway; Suite 207
Jackson, WY
 

Dr. Phillip Lowe's area of specialization is pediatric urology. He attended medical school at Loma Linda University School of Medicine. Dr. Lowe's patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He honors Medicare insurance.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 34
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,596
  • Medicare Cost: $828

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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.