We found 35 providers matching minimally invasive surgery and who accept Humana HMO Open Access Copay 100/1000 near Gurnee, IL.

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Dr. Ervin Woodford Woody Denham III, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
7900 Rollins Road; Suite B1300
Gurnee, IL
 

Dr. Ervin Denham practices general surgery and bariatric surgery in Evanston, IL, Gurnee, IL, and Vernon Hills, IL. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. His areas of expertise include gastrointestinal surgery, laparoscopic surgery, and weight loss surgery (bariatric surgery). Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Denham accepts. After completing medical school at the University of Louisville School of Medicine, Dr. Denham performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). He is professionally affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Laparoscopic Surgery, Weight Loss Surgery, Gastrointestinal Surgery

Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
7900 Rollins Road; Suite B1300
Gurnee, IL
 

Dr. Ki Wan Kim practices thoracic surgery. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Kim include video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) and lung cancer. He is professionally affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Southern California (USC). In addition to English, he speaks Korean.

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Relevant Interests: , video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS)

All Interests: Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery, Lung Problems, Lung Cancer

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 62
  • Charge (avg.): $633 - $5,080
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $136 - $1,464
Dr. Bradley J Dunlap, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
7900 Rollins Road; Suite B1300
Gurnee, IL
 

Dr. Bradley Dunlap's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. He studied medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. Dr. Dunlap's clinical interests encompass knee injury, hip injury, and shoulder injury. He takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He is affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group. Dr. Dunlap's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Dr. Nejd F Alsikafi, MD
Specializes in Urology
3 S Greenleaf Street; Suite J
Gurnee, IL
 

Dr. Nejd Alsikafi specializes in urology (urinary tract disease) and practices in Gurnee, IL, Libertyville, IL, and Glenview, IL. These areas are among his clinical interests: bladder cancer, minimally invasive surgery, and benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate). Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Alsikafi honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and performed his residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine, Vista Health System, and Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC). Dr. Alsikafi has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive surgery, robotic surgery

All Interests: Kidney Stones, Kidney Cancer, Urologic Surgery, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Urethral Stricture, ... (Read more)

Dr. Paul Eugene Papierski, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1419 Peterson Road
Libertyville, IL
 

Dr. Paul Papierski is a physician who specializes in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Papierski's areas of expertise include the following: arthroscopic surgery, microsurgery, and hand problems. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Papierski honors. After attending the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school, Dr. Papierski completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. He speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine, Vista Health System, and Alexian Brothers Medical Center. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Dr. Brian Todd Helfand, PhD, MD
Specializes in Urologic Oncology, Surgical Oncology
7900 Rollins Road; Suite B1300
Gurnee, IL
 

Dr. Brian Helfand is an urologic oncology and surgical oncology (cancer surgery) specialist in Glenview, IL, Chicago, IL, and Gurnee, IL. Dr. Helfand has a special interest in laparoscopic surgery and prostate cancer. The average patient rating for Dr. Helfand is 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. After attending Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Dr. Helfand completed his residency training at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. He is conversant in Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include NorthShore Medical Group and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Laparoscopic Surgery, Prostate Cancer

Specializes in General Gynecology
7900 Rollins Road; Suite 1100
Gurnee, IL
 

Dr. Rebecca Jacobson is a general gynecologist in Lake Forest, IL, Gurnee, IL, and Highland Park, IL. Dr. Jacobson's areas of clinical interest consist of minimally invasive surgery and infertility. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Jacobson accepts. She attended medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. She trained at UH Case Medical Center for residency. Dr. Jacobson is professionally affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive surgery

All Interests: Infertility, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Specializes in General Gynecology
7900 Rollins Road; Suite 1100
Gurnee, IL
 

Dr. Leslie Oshin's specialty is general gynecology. The average patient rating for Dr. Oshin is 3.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Oshin include minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Oshin is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. She studied medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. She trained at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School for residency. Dr. Oshin is conversant in Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive surgery

All Interests: Minimally Invasive Surgery

Dr. Karen M Jacksack, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
1475 Belvidere Road; Suite 212
Grayslake, IL
 

Dr. Karen Mass is a general gynecology specialist in Lake Forest, IL and Grayslake, IL. Her areas of expertise include menopause, well woman care, and uterine prolapse. Patients gave her an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Mass is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans. She graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. She trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan for her residency. Dr. Mass's professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and NorthShore University HealthSystem. Dr. Mass's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Menopause, Uterine Prolapse, Postmenopause, Breast Issues, Ovarian Cancer, Laparoscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. John Gottfried Mayer, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
105 N Greenleaf Street
Gurnee, IL
 

Dr. John Mayer's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Mayer attended Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and subsequently trained at Michael Reese Hospital for residency. His areas of expertise include the following: hip replacement, knee problems, and knee replacement. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HFN, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, in addition to other insurance carriers. He speaks German. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine. Dr. Mayer has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive surgery

All Interests: Hip Problems, Hip Revision, Reconstructive Surgery, Knee Problems, Minimally Invasive Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Anand Mahesh Vora, MD
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
350 S. Greenleaf Street; Suite 405
Gurnee, IL
 

Dr. Anand Vora is a specialist in foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Libertyville, IL, Chicago, IL, and Gurnee, IL. His areas of expertise include the following: knee problems, achilles tendon problems, and foot arthroscopy. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Vora takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at Northeast Ohio Medical University and residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Vora's hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine, Illinois Bone & Joint Institute, and NorthShore University HealthSystem. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, foot arthroscopy, ankle arthroscopy

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

Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
15 Tower Court; Suite 300
Gurnee, IL
 

Dr. Carl Buccellato sees patients in Vernon Hills, IL, Mount Prospect, IL, and Highland Park, IL. His medical specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School and residency at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. Dr. Buccellato's areas of expertise consist of minimally invasive surgery and pelvic pain. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive surgery

All Interests: Pelvic Pain, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Dr. Mouyyad Wakaa Rahaby, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
900 Technology Way
Libertyville, IL
 

Dr. Mouyyad Rahaby practices adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm) in Libertyville, IL, McHenry, IL, and Barrington, IL. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. After completing medical school at the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine, he performed his residency at Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Rahaby is affiliated with Vista Health System and Centegra Health System.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 64
  • Charge (avg.): $1,411 - $2,837
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $503 - $982

Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2626 Washington Street
Waukegan, IL
 

Dr. David Fetter is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. He is professionally affiliated with Vista Health System. Dr. Fetter takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients. Dr. Fetter attended Emory University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Albany Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School. Dr. Fetter (or staff) speaks Spanish and French.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

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

Dr. David Edward Hamming, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
350 S Greenleaf Street; Suite 405
Gurnee, IL
 

Dr. David Hamming is an orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. In his practice, Dr. Hamming focuses on arthroscopic surgery, sports health, and trauma. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine, Vista Health System, and Illinois Bone & Joint Institute. Dr. Hamming graduated from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Hamming trained at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Arthroscopic Surgery, Trauma

Dr. Aras D Tijunelis, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1880 W Winchester Road; Suite 107
Libertyville, IL
 

Dr. Aras Tijunelis' area of specialization is plastic surgery. His clinical interests include eyelid surgery, mini tummy tuck, and botox injection. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Tijunelis is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He graduated from Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics and a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. Dr. Tijunelis speaks Lithuanian. Dr. Tijunelis's hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine, Vista Health System, and NorthShore University HealthSystem. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , mini facelift

All Interests: Breast Augmentation, Labiaplasty, Pec Implants, Nipple Surgery, Injectable Fillers, Cosmetic ... (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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