We found 87 providers matching biopsy and who accept Humana Catastrophic HMO near Clearwater, FL.

Dr. Frederick Lawrence Dewberry, MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Nephrology
617 Lakeview Road; Suite C
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Frederick Dewberry's specialty is adult nephrology. He has indicated that his clinical interests include renal (kidney) biopsy and dialysis. His professional affiliations include BayCare Alliant Hospital, Mease Countryside Hospital, and Mease Dunedin Hospital. Dr. Dewberry attended medical school at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Dewberry's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Maryland. He is in-network for 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: , 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's specialty is adult nephrology. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Brucculeri include diabetes, geriatric health, and kidney problems. Dr. Brucculeri accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and then went on to complete his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. His 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. Kathleen Gardiner Allen, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology
400 Pinellas Street; Suite 200
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Kathleen Allen is a specialist in surgical oncology (cancer surgery). She has indicated that her clinical interests include breast cancer surgery, cancer, and breast issues. Dr. Allen is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with East Tennessee State University (ETSU). She is affiliated with BayCare Medical Group.

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

Dr. Martin Milne works as an oral and maxillofacial surgeon in Clearwater, FL. Dr. Milne (or staff) is conversant in German and French. These areas are among Dr. Milne's clinical interests: cleft lip and palate, dental implant surgery, and temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ). He is professionally affiliated with Morton Plant Hospital. He attended medical school at Eastern Virginia Medical School. Dr. Milne's training includes residency programs at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center and a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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 sees patients in Clearwater, FL. His medical specialty is surgical oncology (cancer surgery). Patients gave Dr. Blumencranz an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include breast biopsy, breast cancer surgery, and breast issues. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. After attending Weill Cornell Medical College for medical school, he completed his residency training at New York Hospital. He is 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. Vidya Sagar, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
2196 Main Street; Suite H
Dunedin, FL
 

Dr. Vidya Sagar's specialty is adult nephrology. Dr. Sagar's areas of expertise include the following: diabetes, alcohol abuse, and geriatric health. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended medical school at Armed Forces Medical College. His professional affiliations include BayCare Alliant Hospital, Mease Countryside Hospital, and Mease Dunedin Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , renal (kidney) biopsy

All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Hepatobiliary Disorders, Diabetes, Skin ... (Read more)

Dr. Gordon Howard Zuerndorfer, MD
Specializes in Other, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1831 N Belcher Road; Suite G-1
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Gordon Zuerndorfer sees patients in Clearwater, FL. His medical specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Zuerndorfer include knee problems, carpal tunnel syndrome, and laser surgery. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended medical school at Boston University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center and Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center. Dr. Zuerndorfer is affiliated with BayCare Alliant Hospital, Mease Countryside Hospital, and Mease Dunedin Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , biopsy

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

Dr. Susan St. Clair St Clair Roper, MD
Specializes in Dermatology
2467 Enterprise Road, Suite A; Suite A
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Susan Roper's specialty is dermatology (skin disorders). Dr. Roper's areas of expertise consist of cryotherapy, shingles, and collagen injections. Patients gave her an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. She attended Emory University School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. Her 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. Dr. Roper is conversant in Spanish. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Mease Countryside Hospital, Mease Dunedin Hospital, and Morton Plant Hospital.

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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: 589
  • Uninsured Cost: $103 - $216
  • Medicare Cost: $60 - $172
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Specializes in Dermatology
510 Druid Road E
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Kathy Anderson is a dermatologist. Her average rating from her patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Anderson's professional affiliations include Mease Dunedin Hospital and Morton Plant Hospital. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Anderson is open to new patients. After attending the University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, she completed her residency training at Malden Hospital. She has received professional recognition including the following: **other Specialty: Dermatologic Laser Surgery**. Dr. Anderson is conversant in Spanish.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 183
  • Uninsured Cost: $134 - $135
  • Medicare Cost: $99 - $104
Dr. Satinderpal Singh Sondhi, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Adult Hepatology
1831 N Belcher Road; Suite F-1
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Satinderpal Sondhi works as an adult gastroenterologist and adult hepatologist in Clearwater, FL. His areas of expertise consist of hemorrhoid banding, hepatitis, and flexible sigmoidoscopy. Dr. Sondhi's average rating from his patients is 4.5 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. Sondhi accepts. Dr. Sondhi is a graduate of India. He has received professional recognition including the following: Florida Super Doctors 2009 - Gulf Coast Edition. He speaks Punjabi.

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 409
  • Uninsured Cost: $650 - $1,091
  • Medicare Cost: $147 - $324
Dr. George Edward Burns, MD
Specializes in Dermatopathology, MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
1122 Druid Road East
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. George Burns sees patients in Clearwater, FL. His medical specialties are dermatopathology and MOHS-micrographic surgery. Dr. Burns's average patient rating is 2.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Burns include laser surgery and skin cancer. He is affiliated with Morton Plant Hospital. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Burns honors. He attended Albany Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Boston Medical Center for residency. Dr. Burns (or staff) speaks Swedish, Spanish, and German.

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Clinical Interests: Skin Cancer, Laser Surgery, Skin Issues

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 260
  • Uninsured Cost: $120
  • Medicare Cost: $97
Dr. Mihir Bhagwanji Patel, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1300 S Fort Harrison Avenue; Suite 100
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Mihir Patel's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. He has a special interest in gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), hepatitis, and colonoscopy. Dr. Patel's professional affiliations include St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Petersburg General Hospital, and Largo Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Patel studied medicine at B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad. For his professional training, Dr. Patel completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center.

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 133
  • Uninsured Cost: $650 - $1,091
  • Medicare Cost: $156 - $324
Dr. Joseph Anthony Laguna, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2725 Park Drive; Suite 5
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Joseph Laguna is a general internist. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Laguna's clinical interests include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), and trigger point injections. His professional affiliations include Mease Countryside Hospital and Mease Dunedin Hospital. He trained at Conemaugh Health System for his residency. Patients rated Dr. Laguna highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , skin biopsy

All Interests: Auto Injuries, Bone Density Test, Exercise Stress Test, Sleep Apnea, Diabetes, Shingles, Skin ... (Read more)

Dr. Susan Lee Marcelli, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
508 Jeffords Street; Suite C
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Susan Marcelli is a Clearwater, FL physician who specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology. Clinical interests for Dr. Marcelli include cryotherapy, high risk pregnancy, and infertility. Her professional affiliations include Women's Care Florida and Morton Plant Hospital. Dr. Marcelli studied medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. Dr. Marcelli's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Marcelli is 3.0 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , breast biopsy, endometrial biopsy

All Interests: Cryosurgery, Breast Biopsy, Hysteroscopy, Endometrial Biopsy, Estrogen Replacement Therapy, Herpes, ... (Read more)

Dr. David Cheong, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
430 Morton Plant Street; Suite 301
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. David Cheong specializes in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Cheong include cancer and musculoskeletal problems. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Cheong honors. He graduated from the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Orlando Regional Medical Center. Dr. Cheong speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic 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. David James Becker, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
508 Jeffords Street; Suite D
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. David Becker's specialty is adult gastroenterology. His areas of expertise consist of polypectomy (polyp removal), esophageal surgery, and flexible sigmoidoscopy. Dr. Becker graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Becker trained at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Upstate Medical University. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 133
  • Uninsured Cost: $650 - $1,091
  • Medicare Cost: $99 - $324

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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.