We found 5 providers matching ERCP and who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold 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 is an adult gastroenterologist. Dr. Forsmark's areas of expertise consist of acute pancreatitis, ERCP (biliary and pancreatic endoscopy), and chronic pancreatitis. He is affiliated with the University of Florida Health (UF Health) and North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He has received distinctions including President - American Pancreatic Association (2006-2007); Councilor - American Pancreatic Association (2001-2004); and President - Florida Gastroenterologic Society (2002-2003). In addition to English, Dr. Forsmark 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)

Dr. Peter V Draganov, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1515 Sw Archer Road
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Peter Draganov is an adult gastroenterology specialist. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Draganov include ERCP (biliary and pancreatic endoscopy), pancreatic cancer, and endoscopic ultrasound (EUS). Dr. Draganov accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical University of South Carolina, Dr. Draganov attended Medical University of Sofia for medical school. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Draganov has received include Best Dotors in America; Exemplary Teacher Award - College of Medicine, University of Florida; and Scientific Poster Recognition Award - Southern Medical Association. In addition to English, Dr. Draganov (or staff) speaks Bulgarian and Russian. He is professionally 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

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 84
  • Charge (avg.): $2,374 - $2,847
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $120 - $482
Dr. Anand Ratnakant Gupte, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1515 Sw Archer Road
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Anand Gupte's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. Dr. Gupte (or staff) speaks Marathi and Hindi. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Gupte include ERCP (biliary and pancreatic endoscopy) and endoscopic ultrasound (EUS). Dr. Gupte's hospital/clinic affiliations include the University of Florida Health (UF Health) and North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System. He studied medicine at Terna Medical College. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , ERCP (biliary and pancreatic endoscopy)

All Interests: Endoscopic Ultrasound, ERCP

Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
6400 W. Newberry Road; Suite 302
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Enrique Molina practices adult gastroenterology in Gainesville, FL. Dr. Molina is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. 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.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 11
  • Charge (avg.): $1,750
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $217

Specializes in General Internal Medicine
6400 W. Newberry Road; Suite 302
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Ronald Lee practices general internal medicine in Gainesville, FL. Dr. Lee is a graduate of Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 13
  • Charge (avg.): $1,750
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $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.

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