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We found 6 providers matching chemodenervation and who accept TRICARE near San Francisco, CA.

Dr. Rona Zel Silkiss, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Pediatric Ophthalmology
711 Van Ness Avenue; #340
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Rona Silkiss' areas of specialization are ophthalmic plastic surgery and pediatric ophthalmology; she sees patients in Oakland, CA, Walnut Creek, CA, and San Francisco, CA. Dr. Silkiss (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, French, and Cantonese. Her areas of clinical interest consist of eyelid surgery, plastic surgery procedures, and eye problems. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Washington Hospital Healthcare System. Before completing her residency at Children's Hospital Los Angeles and Jules Stein Eye Institute, Dr. Silkiss attended medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Silkiss has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by her patients. She is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Silkiss has received the following distinction: San Francisco Super Doctors. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , Botox injection

All Interests: Eye Muscle Surgery, Retinoblastoma, Retinopathy of Prematurity, Eyelid Problems, Skin Cancer, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 42
  • Uninsured Cost: $278
  • Medicare Cost: $155
Dr. Albert W Chow, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
1 Daniel Burnham Court; Suite 368c
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Albert Chow is a physician who specializes in facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Clinical interests for Dr. Chow include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). Dr. Chow's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice. Dr. Chow attended the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Louisville and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) for residency. In addition to English, he speaks Cantonese. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Sutter Davis Hospital. Dr. Chow is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , botulinum toxin injection

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Pec Implants, Injectable Fillers, Cosmetic ... (Read more)

Dr. Arshia Sadreddin, MD
Specializes in Neurology
2100 Webster Street; Suite 115
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Arshia Sadreddin sees patients in San Francisco, CA. Her medical specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). She is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation, and California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC). Dr. Sadreddin honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. She has an open panel. Before completing her residency at Barrow Neurological Institute, Dr. Sadreddin attended medical school at Ross University School of Medicine. Dr. Sadreddin is conversant in Persian.

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Clinical Interests: Facial Problems, Deep Brain Stimulation, Huntington's Disease, Clinical Trials, Dystonia, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $478
  • Medicare Cost: $134
Dr. Mark H Levin, PhD, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
4150 Clement Street
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Marc Levin works as an ophthalmologist in San Francisco, CA, Palo Alto, CA, and San Carlos, CA. He has a special interest in eye problems. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group, and San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC). Dr. Levin takes several insurance carriers, including Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO. Dr. Levin has an open panel. After attending the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Scheie Eye Institute.

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Relevant Interests: , Botox injection

All Interests: Eye Movement Disorders, Strabismus Surgery, Facial Problems, Eye Problems, Thyroid Problems, Botox ... (Read more)

Dr. Nelli Boykoff, MD
Specializes in Neurology
2100 Webster Street; Suite 115
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Nelli Boykoff specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). After attending Mayo Medical School, Dr. Boykoff completed her residency training at Stanford University Medical Center. She has indicated that her clinical interests include neurological disorders. She takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, she speaks Russian. She is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation. Dr. Boykoff is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , Botox injection

All Interests: Migraine, Neurological Disorders, Botox Injection, Concussion, Pain Management

Dr. Roger Philip Friedenthal, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
One Daniel Burnham Court; Suite 265c
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Roger Friedenthal is a plastic surgeon. He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Friedenthal's clinical interests include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Delphi, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Friedenthal is a graduate of Yale School of Medicine. He trained at Stanford University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) for residency. He has received professional recognition including the following: San Francisco Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Brown & Toland Physicians. Dr. Friedenthal has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , botulinum toxin injection

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Eyelid Problems, Injectable Fillers, ... (Read more)

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What is Chemodenervation?

Chemodenervation is a type of treatment that stops unwanted or overactive sensations and movements. A very small dose of strong chemicals is injected into the affected nerve or muscle, blocking movement and pain in a small and specific area. Chemodenervation may use substances such as phenol or alcohol, but the most well-known agent is botulinum toxin, commonly in the form of Botox. Originally approved to treat wrinkles, Botox is now used to treat a wide variety of disorders.

Chemodenervation can be used to treat many different disorders that cause pain or unwanted movement. Some of these include:

  • Spasticity, or tight, stiff muscle movement
  • Cerebral palsy, which can cause exaggerated or uncontrolled movement
  • Dystonia, or cramping and involuntary motions
  • Migraine
  • Overactive bladder
  • Some kinds of chronic pain, including sciatica
  • Certain voice disorders
  • Excess salivation

Depending on the area being treated, a chemodenervation session may take only a few minutes or as long as an hour. In some cases, an ultrasound will be used to guide the injection to exactly the right spot. Although results may be felt immediately, it may take 5 to 7 days for full effect. Results usually last several months.