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We found 5 providers with an interest in chemodenervation and who accept Humana Platinum near Kissimmee, FL.

Dr. Mont Jay Cartwright, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
921 North Main Street
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Mont Cartwright is a physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). In his practice, Dr. Cartwright focuses on plastic surgery procedures and comprehensive ophthalmology. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Coresource, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Dr. Cartwright attended the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. Dr. Cartwright (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and German. His professional affiliations include St. Cloud Regional Medical Center, Osceola Regional Medical Center, and Orlando Health.

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Relevant Interests: , chemodenervation

All Interests: Vitreous Hemorrhage, Prosthetics, Chalazion Excision, Eyelid Retraction Repair, Conjunctivitis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Luis Alejandro Jaramillo, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, General Surgery
14050 Town Loop Boulevard; Suite 204
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Luis Jaramillo practices plastic surgery and general surgery. Dr. Jaramillo's areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He graduated from the University of Antioquia Faculty of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Jaramillo completed residency programs at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Osceola Regional Medical Center, Orlando Health, and Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , botulinum toxin injection

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Dr. Vrajlal Laljibhai Rajyaguru, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
505 West Vine Street; Suite 301
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Vrajlal Rajyaguru practices anesthesiology and pain medicine. He has indicated that his clinical interests include pain management. He is professionally affiliated with Osceola Regional Medical Center. Dr. Rajyaguru accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Rajyaguru obtained his medical school training at M.P. Shah Medical College and performed his residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Dr. Rajyaguru (or staff) speaks Hindi.

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Relevant Interests: , Botox injection

All Interests: Botox Injection, Sacroiliac Joint Injection, Carpal Tunnel Injection, Facet Injection, Celiac ... (Read more)

Dr. Fernando A Gonzales-Portillo, MD
Specializes in Neurology
720 W Oak Street; Suite 309
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Fernando Gonzales-Portillo is a neurologist in Kissimmee, FL and Saint Cloud, FL. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gonzales-Portillo accepts. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University, Dr. Gonzales-Portillo attended medical school at Cayetano Heredia University. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Cloud Regional Medical Center, Osceola Regional Medical Center, and Orlando Health.

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Relevant Interests: , chemodenervation

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Dr. Ly Thi Nguyen, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
1523 E. Osceola Parkway
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Ly Nguyen's area of specialization is ophthalmology (eye disease). She is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Nguyen graduated from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, John A. Burns School of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Nguyen trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Hawaii at Manoa and a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver. Dr. Nguyen (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Vietnamese. She is professionally affiliated with St. Cloud Regional Medical Center, Osceola Regional Medical Center, and Orlando Health.

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Relevant Interests: , Dysport injection, Botox injection

All Interests: Chalazion Excision, Cellulitis, Blepharoptosis Repair, Conjunctivitis, Eye Trauma, Cataract ... (Read more)

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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.