We found 8 providers matching minimally invasive surgery and who accept MultiPlan PPO near New Lenox, IL.

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Dr. Katherine Ann Barsness, MS, MD
Specializes in Pediatric General Surgery
1870 N. Silver Cross Boulevard
New Lenox, IL
 

Dr. Katherine Barsness is a specialist in pediatric general surgery. Dr. Barsness's clinical interests include minimally invasive surgery, pectus excavatum, and colon problems. She is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and Children's Hospital of Chicago Faculty Practice Plan. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. She welcomes new patients. After attending the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine for medical school, she completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive surgery, laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Rectal Problems, Pyloric Stenosis, Abdominal Problems, Esophagus Problems, Lung Problems, Surgical ... (Read more)

Dr. Mary Beth N Madonna, MD
Specializes in Pediatric General Surgery
1870 Silver Cross Boulevard; Suite 100
New Lenox, IL
 

Dr. Mary Beth Madonna is a specialist in pediatric general surgery. She works in Chicago, IL, New Lenox, IL, and Northbrook, IL. Dr. Madonna's areas of expertise include surgical procedures. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and Children's Hospital of Chicago Faculty Practice Plan. She is a graduate of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. For her professional training, Dr. Madonna completed residency programs at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive surgery

All Interests: Cancer Surgery, Tumor, Intestinal Problems, Surgical Procedures, Neck Problems, Minimally Invasive ... (Read more)

Dr. Harish N Shownkeen, MD
Specializes in Interventional Neuroradiology, Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology
1890 Silver Cross Boulevard; Pavillion A Suite 450
New Lenox, IL
 

Dr. Harish Shownkeen is a specialist in interventional neuroradiology, vascular & interventional radiology, and diagnostic radiology. His areas of expertise include the following: vertebroplasty, brain aneurysm, and carotid artery disease. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Shownkeen takes. Dr. Shownkeen attended Kasturba Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati. In addition to English, Dr. Shownkeen (or staff) speaks German and Hindi. His professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , vertebroplasty

All Interests: Compression Fractures, Arteriovenous Malformation, Vertebroplasty, Brain Aneurysm, Carotid Artery ... (Read more)

Dr. Mohammad Kamran Khan, DO
Specializes in Neurosurgery
1890 Silver Cross Boulevard; Pavillion A Suite 450
New Lenox, IL
 

Dr. M. Khan is a specialist in neurosurgery. He works in New Lenox, IL. He graduated from Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Khan trained at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County for residency. His areas of expertise include scoliosis, cancer, and gamma knife radiosurgery. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Khan's professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive surgery, endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Endoscopic Surgery, Scoliosis, Back Problems, Gamma Knife Radiosurgery, Neck Problems, Spinal ... (Read more)

Dr. Avi Mazumdar, MD
Specializes in Interventional Neuroradiology, Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology
1890 Silver Cross Boulevard; Pavillion A Suite 450
New Lenox, IL
 

Dr. Avi Mazumdar works as an interventional neuroradiologist, interventional radiologist, and diagnostic radiologist. Dr. Mazumdar is especially interested in vertebroplasty, brain aneurysm, and carotid artery disease. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He attended medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , vertebroplasty

All Interests: Compression Fractures, Arteriovenous Malformation, Vertebroplasty, Brain Aneurysm, Carotid Artery ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert J Daley, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1870 Silver Cross Boulevard; Suite 200
New Lenox, IL
 

Dr. Robert Daley's area of specialization is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Daley include hip arthroscopy, total hip replacement, and minimally invasive hip replacement. He is affiliated with Adventist Medical Center Hinsdale. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna. Dr. Daley graduated from Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , hip arthroscopy, minimally invasive hip replacement, minimally invasive knee replacement, MAKOplasty

All Interests: Hip Arthroscopy, Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement, Total Hip Replacement, MAKOplasty, Knee ... (Read more)

Dr. Leah R Urbanosky, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1870 Silver Cross Boulevard; Suite 200
New Lenox, IL
 

Dr. Leah Urbanosky specializes in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. She graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Urbanosky include carpal tunnel surgery, upper extremity problems, and finger joint replacement. She is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Urbanosky takes. Dr. Urbanosky is affiliated with Adventist Medical Center Hinsdale.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery, shoulder arthroscopy, elbow arthroscopy

All Interests: Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Finger Joint Replacement, Elbow Arthroscopy, Shoulder Replacement, Shoulder ... (Read more)

Dr. Paul M Trksak, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1870 Silver Cross Boulevard; Suite 200
New Lenox, IL
 

Dr. Paul Trksak works as an orthopedist in New Lenox, IL, Hinsdale, IL, and Joliet, IL. These areas are among his clinical interests: hip replacement, bunion surgery, and carpal tunnel surgery. Dr. Trksak is professionally affiliated with Adventist Medical Center Hinsdale. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Trksak accepts. He is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , MAKOplasty, knee arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy

All Interests: Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Sports Health, Foot Surgery, Bunion Surgery, Shoulder Replacement, Shoulder ... (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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