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Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
4340 W Newberry Road; Suite 301
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Brian Kerr practices facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) in Gainesville, FL. Dr. Kerr 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. He attended medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 16
  • Charge (avg.): $847
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $344
Dr. Bruce Allen Mast, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1515 Sw Archer Road
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Bruce Mast is a Gainesville, FL physician who specializes in plastic surgery. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. These areas are among his clinical interests: thigh lift, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). Dr. Mast is affiliated with the University of Florida Health (UF Health). He 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. Before completing his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Dr. Mast attended medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He has received the following distinctions: Castle Connelly Top Doctor; America's Top Surgeons; and America's Top Cosmetic Surgeons.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Breast Reconstruction with Flap Surgery, Implant-Based Breast ... (Read more)

Dr. Larry Keith Chidgey, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1600 Sw Archer Road
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Larry Chidgey's medical specialty is hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Chidgey is professionally affiliated with the University of Florida Health (UF Health). Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chidgey honors. He is a graduate of the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine. He has received the following distinction: Nominee for College of Medicine Basic Science and Clinic Science Teacher of the year, ..

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Clinical Interests: Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Musculoskeletal Problems, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 31
  • Charge (avg.): $2,727
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $526
Dr. Alan M Lessner, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery
1601 S.w. Archer Road
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Alan Lessner's area of specialization is ophthalmic plastic surgery. Patients rated Dr. Lessner highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Lessner include eyelid retraction repair, juvederm, and ear lobe surgery. He honors 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 a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center, Dr. Lessner attended Albany Medical College for medical school. He is affiliated with North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System.

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Clinical Interests: Eyelid Retraction Repair, Ptosis Repair, Juvederm, Forehead Lift, Brow Lift, Restylane, Ear Lobe ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 16
  • Charge (avg.): $2,695
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $464
Dr. Paul C Dell, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1600 Sw Archer Road
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Paul Dell is a specialist in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Gainesville, FL and Sebastian, FL. Dr. Dell's patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Florida Health (UF Health). He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Florida College of Medicine and performed his residency at Shands at the University of Florida.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 20
  • Charge (avg.): $2,755
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $509
Dr. John William Tyrone III, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1204 Nw 69th Terrace; Suite F
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. John Tyrone's medical specialty is plastic surgery. He studied medicine at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine. His areas of expertise include mini tummy tuck, botox injection, and rhinoplasty. On average, patients gave Dr. Tyrone a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Breast Augmentation, Labiaplasty, Blepharoptosis Repair, Endoscopic Surgery, Pec Implants, Chin ... (Read more)

Dr. Sofia K Kirk, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
4340 W Newberry Road; Suite 301
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Sofia Kirk works as a plastic surgeon. She attended medical school at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Kirk include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and mini tummy tuck. Dr. Kirk's average rating from her patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Kirk accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Labiaplasty, Ptosis Repair, Endoscopic Surgery, Butt ... (Read more)

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What is Endoscopic Surgery?

Endoscopic surgery is a type of minimally invasive surgery using a tool called an endoscope, a kind of thin, hollow tube. The endoscope contains optical fibers that transmit light and images, so a doctor can see through it. It can be inserted through a small incision or into an opening in the body (such as the mouth, nose, or anus). The endoscope allows a physician access to see and perform procedures on the inside of the body without needing to make a large incision.

Once the endoscope is moved inside the body, the physician can use it to examine the area. Then very small tools can be moved through the tube of the endoscope and used to perform the surgery. Miniature forceps can take a biopsy or remove a growth, place and take out stitches, or collect cell samples. Endoscopic surgery can be used for many different procedures including sinus surgery, kidney stone removal and certain biopsies. It can even be used for brain surgery.

Because endoscopic surgery requires either a very tiny incision or none at all, there is very little scarring and a much easier recovery than with full open surgery.
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