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We found 100 providers matching biopsy and who accept Humana Simplicity HMO Open Access Gold 02/100 near Belleair, FL.

Dr. Kathleen Gardiner Allen, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology
303 Pinellas Street; #310
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Kathleen Allen practices surgical oncology (cancer surgery) in Clearwater, FL. In Dr. Allen's practice, she is particularly interested in breast cancer surgery, cancer, and breast issues. She is affiliated with BayCare Medical Group. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with East Tennessee State University (ETSU), Dr. Allen attended the University of Kentucky College of Medicine for medical school. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Clinical Interests: Breast Cancer Surgery, Cancer, Breast Issues

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 37
  • Uninsured Cost: $921
  • Medicare Cost: $234
Dr. Frederick Lawrence Dewberry, MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Nephrology
617 Lakeview Road; Suite C
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Frederick Dewberry is a physician who specializes in adult nephrology. These areas are among his clinical interests: renal (kidney) biopsy and dialysis. Dr. Dewberry's professional affiliations include BayCare Alliant Hospital, Mease Countryside Hospital, and Mease Dunedin Hospital. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Dewberry attended the University of Maryland School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Maryland for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , renal (kidney) biopsy

All Interests: Renal Biopsy, Dialysis

Dr. Michael J Brucculeri, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1055 S Fort Harrison Avenue
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Michael Brucculeri works as a nephrologist in Clearwater, FL. On average, patients gave Dr. Brucculeri a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: diabetes, geriatric health, and kidney problems. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Brucculeri takes. He attended medical school at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. For his residency, Dr. Brucculeri trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Brucculeri's hospital/clinic affiliations include BayCare Alliant Hospital, Largo Medical Center, and Mease Dunedin Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , renal (kidney) biopsy

All Interests: Diabetes, Kidney Problems, Renal Biopsy, Dialysis, Geriatric Health

Dr. Martin Joseph Milne, MD
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
25400 Us Highway 19 N; Suite 201
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Martin Milne is a specialist in oral and maxillofacial surgery. He works in Clearwater, FL. Patient ratings for Dr. Milne average 3.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among Dr. Milne's clinical interests: cleft lip and palate, dental implant surgery, and temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ). He is affiliated with Morton Plant Hospital. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center and a hospital affiliated with Loyola University, Dr. Milne attended Eastern Virginia Medical School. Dr. Milne (or staff) speaks the following languages: German and French.

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Relevant Interests: , biopsy

All Interests: Facial Problems, Laser Surgery, Skin Issues, Temporomandibular Joint Disorder, Dental Implant ... (Read more)

Dr. Peter William Blumencranz, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology
400 Pinellas Street; Suite 200
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Peter Blumencranz is a surgical oncology (cancer surgery) specialist. Dr. Blumencranz's average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Blumencranz include breast biopsy, breast cancer surgery, and breast issues. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is a graduate of Weill Cornell Medical College. His training includes a residency program at New York Hospital. Dr. Blumencranz is professionally affiliated with BayCare Medical Group.

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Relevant Interests: , breast biopsy

All Interests: Breast Biopsy, Lumpectomy, Skin Cancer, Mastectomy, Breast Cancer Surgery, Breast Surgery, Breast ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 87
  • Uninsured Cost: $921
  • Medicare Cost: $235
Dr. Gordon Howard Zuerndorfer, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1831 N Belcher Road; Suite G-1
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Gordon Zuerndorfer's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Clinical interests for Dr. Zuerndorfer include knee problems, carpal tunnel syndrome, and laser surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include BayCare Alliant Hospital, Mease Countryside Hospital, and Mease Dunedin Hospital. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Zuerndorfer's residency was performed at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center and Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , biopsy

All Interests: Auto Injuries, Foot Surgery, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Implant Surgery, Shoulder Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Satinderpal Singh Sondhi, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Adult Hepatology
1831 N Belcher Road; Suite F-1
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Satinderpal Sondhi is a medical specialist in adult gastroenterology and adult hepatology. Clinical interests for Dr. Sondhi include hemorrhoid banding, hepatitis, and flexible sigmoidoscopy. Dr. Sondhi's patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Sondhi graduated from India. He has received professional recognition including the following: Florida Super Doctors 2009 - Gulf Coast Edition. In addition to English, he speaks Punjabi.

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Clinical Interests: Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Hepatobiliary Disorders, Hemorrhoid Banding, Endoscopy, Hepatitis, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 195
  • Uninsured Cost: $967 - $1,091
  • Medicare Cost: $229 - $324
Dr. Susan St. Clair St Clair Roper, MD
Specializes in Dermatology
2467 Enterprise Road, Suite A; Suite A
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Susan Roper practices dermatology (skin disorders). She speaks Spanish. She is especially interested in cryotherapy, shingles, and collagen injections. Dr. Roper is affiliated with Mease Countryside Hospital, Mease Dunedin Hospital, and Morton Plant Hospital. After completing medical school at Emory University School of Medicine, Dr. Roper performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Roper accepts. Dr. Roper's distinctions include: Revlon Dermatology Foundation Grant Fellowship Award, Dermatology Foundation; Chief Resident, Department of Dermatology, Emory University School of Medicine; and Surgeon of the Year, Florida Society of Dermatologic Surgery.

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Clinical Interests: Cryosurgery, Skin Cancer, Facial Problems, Spider Veins, Laser Surgery, Shingles, Skin Issues, CO2 ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 609
  • Uninsured Cost: $103 - $216
  • Medicare Cost: $60 - $172
Dr. Mihir Bhagwanji Patel, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1300 S Fort Harrison Avenue; Suite 100
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Mihir Patel is an adult gastroenterologist. His clinical interests include gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), hepatitis, and colonoscopy. Dr. Patel is affiliated with St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Petersburg General Hospital, and Largo Medical Center. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center, Dr. Patel attended B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad for medical school. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Clinical Interests: Gastrointestinal Problems, Hepatobiliary Disorders, Hepatitis, Colonoscopy

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 68
  • Uninsured Cost: $967 - $1,091
  • Medicare Cost: $235 - $324
Dr. Kathy Lynn Anderson, DO
Specializes in Dermatology
510 E. Druid Road; Suite A
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Kathy Anderson sees patients in Clearwater, FL. Her medical specialty is dermatology (skin disorders). The average patient rating for Dr. Anderson is 4.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Anderson accepts. Dr. Anderson graduated from the University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine and then she performed her residency at Malden Hospital. She has received the distinction of **other Specialty: Dermatologic Laser Surgery**. Dr. Anderson speaks Spanish. Her professional affiliations include Mease Dunedin Hospital and Morton Plant Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 183
  • Uninsured Cost: $134 - $135
  • Medicare Cost: $99 - $104
Dr. David Cheong, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
430 Morton Plant Street; Suite 301
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. David Cheong is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Clearwater, FL. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Cheong include cancer and musculoskeletal problems. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Cheong honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Cheong's education and training includes medical school at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine and residency at Orlando Regional Medical Center. He is conversant in Spanish. His professional affiliations include All Children's Hospital, Orlando Health, and Mease Dunedin Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Hip Problems, Knee Problems, Musculoskeletal Problems, Cancer

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 12
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,346
  • Medicare Cost: $456
Dr. Priyadarshini Gopinath Rao, DO
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
10707 66th Street N; Suite A
Pinellas Park, FL
 

Dr. Priyadarshini Rao works as an internist. Her professional affiliations include BayCare Physician Partners, Largo Medical Center, and Northside Hospital. Before performing her residency at Northside Hospital and Heart Institute, Dr. Rao attended the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school. The average patient rating for Dr. Rao is 2.5 stars out of 5. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Relevant Interests: , biopsy

All Interests: Depression, Immunization, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Hypertension, Hypoglycemia, Sleep Apnea, Liver ... (Read more)

Dr. David James Becker, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
508 Jeffords Street; Suite D
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. David Becker is an adult gastroenterology specialist in Clearwater, FL. Dr. Becker has indicated that his clinical interests include polypectomy (polyp removal), esophageal surgery, and flexible sigmoidoscopy. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Upstate Medical University. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Becker takes.

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Clinical Interests: Paracentesis, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Pancreatitis, Esophageal Surgery, Polypectomy

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 71
  • Uninsured Cost: $967 - $1,091
  • Medicare Cost: $223 - $324
Dr. Edison Ngo Tan, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1840 N. Highland Avenue
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Edison Tan practices general internal medicine in Clearwater, FL. His clinical interests include alcohol abuse, nutrition counseling, and hemorrhoid banding. On average, patients gave Dr. Tan a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Dr. Tan attended International for medical school. He speaks Filipino.

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Relevant Interests: , endometrial biopsy

All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Auto Injuries, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Endometrial Biopsy, Estrogen Replacement ... (Read more)

Dr. Pothen Jacob, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
3901 66th Street N; Suite 201
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Pothen Jacob works as a gastroenterologist in Saint Petersburg, FL and Clearwater, FL. Dr. Jacob has indicated that his clinical interests include hepatitis and colonoscopy. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. After attending Christian Medical College, Vellore for medical school, he completed his residency training at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and Montefiore Medical Center. He is affiliated with St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Petersburg General Hospital, and Largo Medical Center.

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Clinical Interests: Hepatobiliary Disorders, Hepatitis, Colonoscopy

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 111
  • Uninsured Cost: $967 - $1,091
  • Medicare Cost: $171 - $324
Dr. David Scott Borislow, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1260 S Dr Ml King Jr Avenue
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. David Borislow is a gastroenterologist in Clearwater, FL. In his practice, Dr. Borislow focuses on colposcopy, hepatitis, and flexible sigmoidoscopy. After attending Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Borislow is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Borislow accepts.

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Clinical Interests: Colposcopy, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Hepatobiliary Disorders, Hepatitis, Constipation

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 164
  • Uninsured Cost: $967 - $1,091
  • Medicare Cost: $200 - $313

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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.