We found 6 providers matching minimally invasive surgery and who accept Delphi PPO near Algonquin, IL.

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Dr. Vishvanath C Karande, MD
Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Obstetrics, Gynecology
407 Congress Parkway
Suite D Crystal Lake, IL
 

Dr. Vishvanath Karande's specialties are reproductive endocrinology and infertility, obstetrics, and gynecology. He practices in Hoffman Estates, IL, Crystal Lake, IL, and Arlington Heights, IL. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He has indicated that his clinical interests include male infertility, endocrine diseases (hormone disorders), and hysteroscopy. Dr. Karande's professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Medical Center, St. Alexius Medical Center, and Centegra Health System. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He graduated from Seth G.S. Medical College and then he performed his residency at Women & Children's Hospital of Buffalo. Dr. Karande (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Marathi and Hindi.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Infertility, Hysteroscopy, Laparoscopic Surgery, Endocrine Diseases, Male Infertility

Dr. Michael G Kogan, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2971 West Algonquin Road; Suite #101-a
Algonquin, IL
 

Dr. Michael Kogan's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Kogan include hip replacement, ACL reconstruction, and knee replacement. Dr. Kogan is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice. Before completing his residency at Ohio State University Medical Center, Dr. Kogan attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. He is affiliated with Delnor Hospital and St. Alexius Medical Center. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, knee arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy, ankle arthroscopy

All Interests: Sports Health, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Knee Surgery, Ankle Surgery, Hip Replacement, ... (Read more)

Dr. Christopher S Michael, MD
Specializes in Obstetrics, Gynecology
2971 W Algonquin Road; Suite 107
Algonquin, IL
 

Dr. Christopher Michael is a medical specialist in obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Michael (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Greek. Dr. Michael's clinical interests include novasure, infertility, and injectable fillers. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Alexius Medical Center and Centegra Health System. After attending Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School, he completed his residency training at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County. The average patient rating for Dr. Michael is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Michael takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Delphi, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , da Vinci surgery

All Interests: NovaSure, Infertility, Botox Injection, Gardasil, Injectable Fillers, Da Vinci Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Keith L Komnick, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1141 East Main Street; Suite 105
East Dundee, IL
 

Dr. Keith Komnick is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. He attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Areas of expertise for Dr. Komnick include carpal tunnel surgery, heel surgery, and cervical (neck) spine problems. Dr. Komnick is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS. Dr. Komnick is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Medical Center, St. Alexius Medical Center, and Adventist Medical Center GlenOaks.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, hip arthroscopy, arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, knee arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy, ankle arthroscopy

All Interests: Heel Surgery, ACL Injury, Ankle Fracture, Foot Surgery, Bursitis, Partial Hip Replacement, Joint ... (Read more)

Gary F Ochwat
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
185 Heritage Drive; Unit 3
Crystal Lake, IL
 

Dr. Gary Ochwat practices podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery in Schaumburg, IL, Elgin, IL, and Crystal Lake, IL. His clinical interests include arthroscopic surgery, hammer toe, and ingrown toenails. Patient reviews placed Dr. Ochwat at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Medical Center, Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital (ABBHH), and St. Alexius Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Arthroscopic Surgery, Laser Surgery, Ankle Problems, Foot Problems, Hammer Toe, Ingrown Toenails, ... (Read more)

Dr. Raja Chatterji, MD
Specializes in Obstetrics, Gynecology
2230 Huntington Drive N
Algonquin, IL
 

Dr. Raja Chatterji is a specialist in obstetrics and gynecology. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Chatterji is especially interested in laparoscopic hysterectomy, pelvic floor therapy, and da vinci surgery. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Delphi, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Louisiana State University, Dr. Chatterji attended medical school at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Dr. Chatterji (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, Bengali, and Hindi. He is affiliated with St. Alexius Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic hysterectomy, da Vinci surgery

All Interests: Urogynecological Problems, Gynecological Problems, Da Vinci Surgery, Pelvic Floor Therapy, ... (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.
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