We found 5 providers matching minimally invasive surgery and who accept Humana Basic 6850/HMO Premier near Wharton, TX.

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Dr. David Perrin Stapenhorst, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, General Surgery
2100 Regional Medical Drive
Wharton, TX
 

Dr. David Stapenhorst is a specialist in plastic surgery and general surgery. He works in Sugar Land, TX and Wharton, TX. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Stapenhorst's clinical interests include dermabrasion, mini tummy tuck, and botox injection. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients. Dr. Stapenhorst is a graduate of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. Dr. Stapenhorst's medical residency was performed at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

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Relevant Interests: , mini facelift, endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Butt Augmentation, Sclerotherapy, Cosmetic Surgery, Breast ... (Read more)

Dr. Zachary Robert Mucher, MD
Specializes in Urology
2100 Regional Medical Drive
Wharton, TX
 

Dr. Zachary Mucher's medical specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Mucher's clinical interests include peyronie's disease (penile curvature), erectile dysfunction (impotence), and kidney stones. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and Houston Methodist. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and residency at Parkland Health & Hospital System. Dr. Mucher honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna Medicare, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP)

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney Stones, Laser Treatment, Sexual ... (Read more)

Dr. Carlos D Zorrilla, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology
2100 Regional Medical Drive
Wharton, TX
 

Dr. Carlos Zorrilla is a specialist in adult cardiology. He works in Wharton, TX, Rosenberg, TX, and El Campo, TX. Dr. Zorrilla is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital and Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna Medicare, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Cayetano Heredia University.

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Clinical Interests: Ultrasound, Heart Problems, Coronary Angioplasty, Stress Testing, Peripheral Angioplasty

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 23
  • Charge (avg.): $696 - $1,048
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $202 - $524
Dr. Arthur Fitzgerald Chau, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2100 Regional Medical Drive
Wharton, TX
 

Dr. Arthur Chau's medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Chau include total knee replacement. Dr. Chau is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chau accepts. He studied medicine at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia for residency.

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Clinical Interests: Total Knee Replacement, Knee Replacement, Replacement Arthroplasty

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 101
  • Charge (avg.): $1,106 - $2,431
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $112 - $995
Dr. Steven Edgar Nolan, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2100 Regional Medical Drive
Wharton, TX
 

Dr. Steven Nolan practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Houston, TX, Sugar Land, TX, and Wharton, TX. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Nolan include knee injury, shoulder injury, and sports health. Patient reviews placed Dr. Nolan at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Nolan is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , knee arthroscopy, shoulder arthroscopy

All Interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Surgery, Total Knee Replacement, Knee Injury, Shoulder Injury, Knee ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 122
  • Charge (avg.): $1,905 - $2,937
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $99 - $1,027

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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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