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We found 7 providers matching ERCP and who accept Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida BlueCare All Copay near Gainesville, FL.

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Dr. Christopher E Forsmark, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1515 Sw Archer Road
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Christopher Forsmark's specialty is adult gastroenterology. Dr. Forsmark's areas of clinical interest consist of acute pancreatitis, ERCP (biliary and pancreatic endoscopy), and chronic pancreatitis. His professional affiliations include the University of Florida Health (UF Health) and North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System. 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 is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Forsmark's distinctions include: President - American Pancreatic Association (2006-2007); Councilor - American Pancreatic Association (2001-2004); and President - Florida Gastroenterologic Society (2002-2003). In addition to English, he speaks Ilocano.

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Relevant Interests: , ERCP (biliary and pancreatic endoscopy)

All Interests: Gastrointestinal Problems, Endoscopic Ultrasound, Acute Pancreatitis, Chronic Pancreatitis, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 40
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,374 - $2,401
  • Medicare Cost: $122 - $309
Dr. Peter Vassilev Draganov, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1515 Sw Archer Road
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Peter Draganov's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. He studied medicine at Medical University of Sofia. For his professional training, Dr. Draganov completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Draganov's areas of expertise include the following: ERCP (biliary and pancreatic endoscopy), pancreatic cancer, and endoscopic ultrasound (EUS). Dr. Draganov is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He has received distinctions including Best Dotors in America; Exemplary Teacher Award - College of Medicine, University of Florida; and Scientific Poster Recognition Award - Southern Medical Association. Dr. Draganov (or staff) speaks Bulgarian and Russian. Dr. Draganov is affiliated with the University of Florida Health (UF Health) and North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , ERCP (biliary and pancreatic endoscopy)

All Interests: Endoscopic Ultrasound, Endoscopy, ERCP, Pancreatic Cancer

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 84
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,374 - $2,847
  • Medicare Cost: $120 - $482
Dr. Anand Ratnakant Gupte, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1515 Sw Archer Road
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Anand Gupte is a physician who specializes in adult gastroenterology. Dr. Gupte is especially interested in ERCP (biliary and pancreatic endoscopy) and endoscopic ultrasound (EUS). His professional affiliations include the University of Florida Health (UF Health) and North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Terna Medical College. Dr. Gupte (or staff) is conversant in Marathi and Hindi.

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Relevant Interests: , ERCP (biliary and pancreatic endoscopy)

All Interests: Endoscopic Ultrasound, ERCP

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 51
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,379 - $2,851
  • Medicare Cost: $85 - $514
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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
6400 W. Newberry Road; Suite 302
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Thomas Beers' specialty is adult gastroenterology. He graduated from the University of Florida College of Medicine. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Beers honors.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 19
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,750
  • Medicare Cost: $219
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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
6400 W. Newberry Road; Suite 302
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Enrique Molina works as a gastroenterologist. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. 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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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,750
  • Medicare Cost: $217
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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
6400 W. Newberry Road; Suite 302
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Shea Ross is an adult gastroenterologist in Gainesville, FL. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine. 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.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 34
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,750 - $1,800
  • Medicare Cost: $178 - $537
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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
6400 W. Newberry Road; Suite 302
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Ronald Lee specializes in general internal medicine. He graduated from Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Lee is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 13
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,750
  • Medicare Cost: $141

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What is ERCP (Biliary and Pancreatic Endoscopy)?

Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, or ERCP, is sometimes called biliary and pancreatic endoscopy. It is a type of imaging test and procedure done to examine potential problems with the bile and pancreatic ducts. These ducts carry digestive fluid from the liver or pancreas to the gallbladder and intestines. An ERCP may be used to open blocked ducts, break up and remove gallstones, remove tumors, insert stents, or take a biopsy.

The ERCP procedure takes between 30 minutes and several hours, depending on the reason for the procedure and the findings of the exam. A sedative is given, and a thin, flexible tube called an endoscope is placed down the throat until it reaches the correct area. Dye is injected through the tube, and x-rays of the dye are taken, which show the ducts. Then, while the tube is still in place, tools can be maneuvered down it and used to treat the problem while the doctor uses the x-rays for guidance.

Although an ERCP can be used simply to diagnose a bile duct problem, there are other, less invasive imaging procedures (such as MRI) that can look at the ducts. The benefit of ERCP is that it can both diagnose a problem and deliver treatment at the same time.