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We found 7 providers matching chemodenervation and who accept Humana Platinum HMO near Gainesville, FL.

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Dr. Bruce Allen Mast, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1515 Sw Archer Road
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Bruce Mast's specialty is plastic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Mast include thigh lift, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Mast honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He graduated from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and then he performed his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). Dr. Mast's distinctions include: Castle Connelly Top Doctor; America's Top Surgeons; and America's Top Cosmetic Surgeons. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Florida Health (UF Health).

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Relevant Interests: , botulinum toxin injection

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

Dr. Alan M Lessner, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
1601 S.w. Archer Road
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Alan Lessner works as an ophthalmologist. He attended medical school at Albany Medical College. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. Dr. Lessner has indicated that his clinical interests include plastic surgery procedures. His average patient rating is 5.0 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. Lessner accepts. Dr. Lessner is professionally affiliated with the University of Florida Health (UF Health) and North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System.

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Clinical Interests: Plastic Surgery Procedures

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 33
  • Uninsured Cost: $978
  • Medicare Cost: $200
Dr. Irene Andonia C Malaty, MD
Specializes in Neurology
1600 Sw Archer Road
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Irene Malaty works as a neurologist. Dr. Malaty's areas of expertise include the following: multiple system atrophy (MSA), parkinson's disease, and dystonia. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. She attended Indiana University School of Medicine and the University of Illinois College of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at St. Vincent Indianapolis Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. She has received professional recognition including the following: Customer Service Key Award; Kenneth M. Heilman Award for Excellence in Research; and Chairman's Award for Excellence inPatient Care. She is affiliated with the University of Florida Health (UF Health).

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Clinical Interests: Dystonia, Parkinson's Disease, Multiple System Atrophy

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 127
  • Uninsured Cost: $783 - $874
  • Medicare Cost: $105 - $171
Dr. Neil Navin Chheda, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
1600 Sw Archer Road
Gainsville, FL
 

Dr. Neil Chheda's specialty is otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). In his practice, Dr. Chheda focuses on larynx cancer. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended Ohio State University College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center. Dr. Chheda is affiliated with the University of Florida Health (UF Health) and North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System.

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Clinical Interests: Larynx Cancer, Cancer, Swallowing Problems, Throat Cancer

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 26
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,049
  • Medicare Cost: $204
Dr. John William Tyrone III, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1204 Nw 69th Terrace; Suite F
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. John Tyrone is a plastic surgery specialist. The average patient rating for Dr. Tyrone is 5.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Tyrone include thigh lift, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , botulinum toxin injection

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, Laser Resurfacing, Blepharoptosis ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Kevin Maraist, MD
Specializes in Neurology
2000 Sw Archer Road; 3rd Floor
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Michael Maraist practices neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) in Port Saint Lucie, FL and Gainesville, FL. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine. Dr. Maraist's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. His distinctions include: Resident Teacher Award Neurology and Resident Award for excellence in research. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Florida Health (UF Health).

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $334
  • Medicare Cost: $159
Dr. Kyle Christian Balch, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
6717 Nw 11th Place, Suite A; Suite A
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Kyle Balch is an ophthalmologist in Gainesville, FL. He graduated from the University of Florida College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. Dr. Balch's clinical interests include plastic surgery procedures and comprehensive ophthalmology. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Balch takes 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: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Plastic Surgery Procedures

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 20
  • Uninsured Cost: $292
  • Medicare Cost: $192

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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.