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Dr. Kimberly Moore Dalal, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
222 West 39th Avenue; Second Floor
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Kimberly Dalal works as a general surgeon, surgical oncologist, and colon and rectal surgeon in San Mateo, CA and Burlingame, CA. She graduated from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Dalal's training includes residency programs at Brigham and Women's Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School. In her practice, Dr. Dalal focuses on video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), colorectal surgery procedures, and cancer surgery. Dr. Dalal is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. She accepts Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, San Mateo Medical Center, and Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF). Dr. Dalal has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB)

All Interests: Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Lymphadenectomy, Thoracic Problems, Research, Rectal Problems, Rectal ... (Read more)

Dr. Christine Denise Ching, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology
301 Industrial Road; Level 4
San Carlos, CA
 

Dr. C. Ching is a surgical oncology (cancer surgery) specialist. On average, patients gave her a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Ching include cancer surgery. She honors Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare EPO, and more. Dr. Ching is a graduate of Duke University School of Medicine. She completed her residency training at Duke University Medical Center. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Dr. Ching's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. She is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB)

All Interests: Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Research, Lumpectomy, Sarcoma, Surgical Procedures, Melanoma, Cancer ... (Read more)

Dr. Runi Chattopadhyay, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology
301 Industrial Road; Level 4
San Carlos, CA
 

Dr. Runi Chattopadhyay, who practices in Palo Alto, CA and San Carlos, CA, is a medical specialist in surgical oncology (cancer surgery). These areas are among her clinical interests: cancer surgery and breast cancer. She is rated highly by her patients. Dr. Chattopadhyay honors Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Chattopadhyay attended medical school at McGill University Faculty of Medicine. She completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with McGill University. Dr. Chattopadhyay (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: French and Bengali. Dr. Chattopadhyay is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Cancer Surgery, Breast Cancer

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 13
  • Uninsured Cost: $858
  • Medicare Cost: $267
Dr. Andrea Petron Metkus, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
222 West 39th Avenue; Second Floor
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Andrea Metkus is a specialist in general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). Areas of particular interest for Dr. Metkus include breast surgery. Patient reviews placed Dr. Metkus at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Metkus accepts. She attended medical school at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Metkus completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Metkus is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, San Mateo Medical Center, and Mills-Peninsula Health Services. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Clinical Interests: Surgical Procedures, Breast Surgery

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 33
  • Uninsured Cost: $764 - $1,904
  • Medicare Cost: $277 - $522
Dr. Daniel Yao, MD
Specializes in Urologic Oncology, Surgical Oncology
795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Daniel Yao is a specialist in urologic oncology and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). Areas of expertise for Dr. Yao include urologic (genitourinary) disorders. Dr. Yao has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He takes Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare EPO, and more. He graduated from Weill Cornell Medical College and then he performed his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Yao speaks Mandarin. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Cryosurgery, Urologic Cancer, Female Urologic Disorders, Surgical Procedures, Urologic Disorders, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 23
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,104
  • Medicare Cost: $258
Dr. Andrew Bruce Epstein, MD
Specializes in Urology
301 Industrial Road; Level 2
San Carlos, CA
 

Dr. Andrew Epstein is a specialist in urology (urinary tract disease). In Dr. Epstein's practice, he is particularly interested in urologic (genitourinary) disorders. The average patient rating for Dr. Epstein is 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Arizona College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Dr. Epstein's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Urologic Cancer, Female Urologic Disorders, Urologic Disorders, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Male ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 14
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,104
  • Medicare Cost: $260
Dr. Karen Florence Han, PhD, MD
Specializes in Surgical Dermatology
795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Karen Han is a surgical dermatologist. The average patient rating for Dr. Han is 4.5 stars out of 5. Her areas of expertise consist of skin issues and cosmetic skin treatment. Dr. Han is in-network for Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare EPO, and more. She is a graduate of Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. She completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). In addition to English, Dr. Han speaks Mandarin. She is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Han has a closed panel.

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Clinical Interests: Dermatomyositis, Athlete's Foot, Contact Dermatitis, Herpes, Chemical Peels, Allergy Skin Testing, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 111
  • Uninsured Cost: $364
  • Medicare Cost: $127
Dr. Amy Erin Adams, PhD, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Dermatology
795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Amy Adams' specialty is pediatric dermatology. Patient ratings for Dr. Adams average 4.5 stars out of 5. Her areas of clinical interest consist of academic dermatology and skin issues. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Adams is in-network for Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. She has an open panel. She studied medicine at Harvard Medical School. She completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with Harvard University. Dr. Adams is conversant in German.

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Clinical Interests: Skin Issues, Tropical Skin Diseases, Melanoma, Cancer Screening, Academic Dermatology

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 91
  • Uninsured Cost: $351
  • Medicare Cost: $124
Dr. Keith L Lee, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
301 Industrial Road; Level 2
San Carlos, CA
 

Dr. Keith Lee practices pediatric urology in Palo Alto, CA and San Carlos, CA. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Lee's clinical interests encompass urologic (genitourinary) disorders. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Lee takes Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients. He attended the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Stanford University Medical Center for residency. Dr. Lee is conversant in Mandarin and Cantonese.

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Clinical Interests: Urologic Cancer, Female Urologic Disorders, Urologic Disorders, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Male ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 25
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,104
  • Medicare Cost: $259
Dr. Stewart Lyndon Cooper, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Hepatology
795 El Camino Real; Lee Building, Level 3
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Stewart Cooper's areas of specialization are adult gastroenterology and hepatology (liver disease). In his practice, he is particularly interested in gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders). He honors Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Cooper attended medical school at the University of Wales College of Medicine. Dr. Cooper offers language support for Cantonese, Mandarin, and Vietnamese-speaking patients. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Brown & Toland Physicians. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , liver biopsy

All Interests: Hypertension, Liver Cancer, Gastrointestinal Problems, Celiac Disease, Hemochromatosis, Wilson's ... (Read more)

Dr. David Steven Leibowitz, MD
Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology, Hematology
795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. David Leibowitz is a physician who specializes in adult oncology, medical oncology, and hematology (blood disorders). Dr. Leibowitz's average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. In his practice, Dr. Leibowitz focuses on blood disorders. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Leibowitz takes Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients. His education and training includes medical school at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center.

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Clinical Interests: Gynecologic Cancer, Sarcoma, Colon Cancer, Lung Cancer, Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 20
  • Uninsured Cost: $831
  • Medicare Cost: $210
Dr. Claribel Paguio Taylor, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Claribel Taylor's specialty is adult gastroenterology. Her patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Taylor is especially interested in gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders). She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO. After completing medical school at Harvard Medical School, she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Washington Hospital Healthcare System, and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Taylor is accepting new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Colitis, Gastrointestinal Problems, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Celiac Disease, Capsule Endoscopy, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 101
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,154 - $1,736
  • Medicare Cost: $150 - $217
Dr. Jeffrey W Kwan, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
301 Industrial Road; Level 2
San Carlos, CA
 

Dr. Jeffrey Kwan is an adult gastroenterology specialist. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Kwan include gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders). His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He is an in-network provider for Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients. Dr. Kwan is a graduate of Dartmouth Medical School and a graduate of Stanford University Medical Center's residency program. He is conversant in Mandarin.

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Clinical Interests: Upper Endoscopy, Esophagus Problems, Gastrointestinal Problems, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 39
  • Uninsured Cost: $827 - $1,271
  • Medicare Cost: $140 - $153
Dr. Jane Soo Woo, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
222 West 39th Avenue; Second Floor
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Jane Woo's medical specialty is general surgery. Her areas of expertise include breast surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Woo average 5.0 stars out of 5. Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Woo takes. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Dr. Woo attended medical school at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. Dr. Woo's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, San Mateo Medical Center, and Mills-Peninsula Health Services. She is accepting new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Surgical Procedures, Breast Surgery

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 43
  • Uninsured Cost: $764 - $1,230
  • Medicare Cost: $262 - $337
Dr. Erick Peiren Chan, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Hepatology
301 Industrial Road; Level 2
San Carlos, CA
 

Dr. Erick Chan is a specialist in adult gastroenterology and hepatology (liver disease). He works in Palo Alto, CA and San Carlos, CA. He is conversant in Mandarin and Taiwanese. He has a special interest in gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders) and liver disease. Dr. Chan is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Chan attended Georgetown University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He takes Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , liver biopsy

All Interests: Colitis, Interventional Endoscopy, Gallstones, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Fecal Incontinence, Liver ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 146
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,209 - $1,409
  • Medicare Cost: $130 - $168
Dr. Andrea Michelle Tom, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
301 Industrial Road; Level 2
San Carlos, CA
 

Dr. Andrea Tom is an adult endocrinology specialist in Palo Alto, CA and San Carlos, CA. She is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. Her areas of expertise consist of diabetes and metabolism. Dr. Tom honors Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare EPO, and more. After attending Brown University, Alpert Medical School, Dr. Tom completed her residency training at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , fine needle aspiration (FNA)

All Interests: Graves Disease, Bone Problems, Diabetes, Thyroid Nodules, Fine Needle Aspiration, Metabolism, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 31
  • Uninsured Cost: $427 - $623
  • Medicare Cost: $71 - $174

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What is a Biopsy?

A biopsy is a procedure performed to remove a small sample of cells for testing. The cells are examined in a laboratory to check for disease, or sometimes to see how badly a known disease is affecting them. Biopsy can be performed on any part of the body.

Although biopsy is most often associated with cancer, it can also be used to check for other diseases, such as infections. A biopsy sample can be scraped, cut, collected with a needle, taken with a machine that punches out a tiny piece, or removed with the tiny tools in an endoscope.

In most cases, a biopsy is a simple outpatient procedure. Depending on your procedure, you may need to stop taking certain medications beforehand, such as blood thinners. Be certain to tell your doctor if you are pregnant, as certain biopsies require the use of x-rays to guide the needle to the right location. There is usually very little pain associated with a biopsy. You will have to wait a few days to hear the results.