We found 9 providers matching minimally invasive surgery and who accept Humana Simplicity HMO Open Access Gold 03/100 near West Bend, WI.

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Dr. David W Johnstone, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
3200 Pleasant Valley Road
West Bend, WI
 

Dr. David Johnstone is a specialist in general surgery and thoracic surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: esophageal cancer, lung cancer, and lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Froedtert Hospital, ProHealth Waukesha Memorial Hospital, and Milwaukee VA Medical Center. Dr. Johnstone attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and subsequently trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center, and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center for residency. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , minimally invasive surgery

All Interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Bronchoscopy, Hiatal Hernia, Hiatal Hernia Surgery, Lung ... (Read more)

Dr. John Patrick Lacey Jr., MD
Specializes in Urology
3200 Pleasant Valley Road; West Bend Clinic
West Bend, WI
 

Dr. John Lacey is a specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). He works in West Bend, WI. Clinical interests for Dr. Lacey include erectile dysfunction (impotence), benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate), and female incontinence. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Lacey graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin and then he performed his residency at Fitzsimons Army Medical Center. Dr. Lacey is affiliated with Froedtert Hospital and Community Memorial Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic surgery

All Interests: Female Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction, Genitourinary Cancer, Kidney Stones, Vasectomy, Benign ... (Read more)

Dr. Peter Langenstroer, MS, MD
Specializes in Urologic Oncology, Surgical Oncology
3200 Pleasant Valley Road
West Bend, WI
 

Dr. Peter Langenstroer works as an urologist and surgical oncologist. These areas are among his clinical interests: bladder cancer, brachytherapy (seed implants), and testicular cancer. Dr. Langenstroer takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin, Dr. Langenstroer attended medical school at Medical College of Wisconsin. He has received the following distinction: Milwaukee Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Langenstroer speaks German. His professional affiliations include Froedtert Hospital, Milwaukee VA Medical Center, and Community Memorial Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , robotic prostatectomy

All Interests: Bladder Cancer, Cryosurgery, Penile Cancer, Brachytherapy, Genitourinary Cancer, Robotic ... (Read more)

Dr. Jeffrey Paul Bejma, MD
Specializes in Urology
3200 Pleasant Valley Road
West Bend, WI
 

Dr. Jeffrey Bejma's medical specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). His areas of expertise include bladder cancer, benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate), and erectile dysfunction (impotence). Dr. Bejma's hospital/clinic affiliations include Froedtert Hospital and Community Memorial Hospital. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Wake Forest University School of Medicine. Dr. Bejma's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery, robotic surgery

All Interests: Bladder Cancer, Incontinence, Urinary Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney Stones, Kidney ... (Read more)

Dr. Joseph A Sizensky, MD
Specializes in Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1100 Gateway Court
West Bend, WI
 

Dr. Joseph Sizensky is a foot & ankle surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery specialist. Before performing his residency at Henry Ford Hospital, Dr. Sizensky attended Indiana University School of Medicine. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sizensky honors. Dr. Sizensky is professionally affiliated with Aurora Medical Center in Washington County, Aurora West Allis Medical Center, and Aurora Medical Center in Summit.

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Relevant Interests: , arthroscopic surgery

All Interests: Sports Health, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Arthritis, Replacement Arthroplasty, Trauma

Dr. Azadeh A Azarbayejani, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
3200 Pleasant Valley Road
West Bend, WI
 

Dr. Azadeh Carr specializes in general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). Dr. Carr's areas of expertise include the following: adrenalectomy (adrenal surgery), gallbladder problems, and graves disease. She takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. She graduated from Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and then she performed her residency at Montefiore Medical Center. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Froedtert Hospital and Milwaukee VA Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , laparoscopic surgery

All Interests: Thyroid Cancer, Graves Disease, Thyroid Surgery, Pheochromocytoma, Hernia Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ryan L Cooley, MD
Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
205 Valley Avenue
West Bend, WI
 

Dr. Ryan Cooley sees patients in Milwaukee, WI, West Bend, WI, and Grafton, WI. His medical specialties are adult cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology (heart rhythm). Dr. Cooley is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota for residency. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Aurora St. Luke's South Shore, Aurora Sinai Medical Center, and Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 44
  • Charge (avg.): $3,819 - $4,287
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $424 - $457
Dr. Joel Anthony Wallskog, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1100 Gateway Court
West Bend, WI
 

Dr. Joel Wallskog practices orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Wallskog is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. After completing medical school at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Aurora St. Luke's South Shore, Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center, and Aurora Medical Center in Washington County.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 15
  • Charge (avg.): $5,594
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $525

Specializes in Vascular Surgery
3200 Pleasant Valley Road
West Bend, WI
 

Dr. Kaizad Machhi is a West Bend, WI physician who specializes in vascular surgery. Dr. Machhi takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He attended medical school at the University of Lagos College of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 12
  • Charge (avg.): $3,465
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $678

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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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