We found 66 providers matching biopsy and who accept MultiPlan near Pinellas Park, FL.

Dr. Michael Siedlecki Sr., MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1201 5th Avenue N; Suite 302
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Michael Siedlecki specializes in adult nephrology and practices in Saint Petersburg, FL. He is a graduate of the University of Gottingen Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Siedlecki's residency was performed at Greater Baltimore Medical Center and Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. His areas of expertise include the following: kidney problems and dialysis. Dr. Siedlecki is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He speaks Polish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Petersburg General Hospital, Palms of Pasadena Hospital, and Largo Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , skin biopsy, biopsy

All Interests: Bone Marrow Aspiration, Abdominal Paracentesis, Tracheal Suctioning, Burns, Hypertension, ... (Read more)

Dr. Nabila Niaz, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1201 5th Avenue N; Suite 302
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Nabila Niaz's specialty is adult nephrology. Dr. Niaz (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi. Her professional affiliations include St. Petersburg General Hospital and Northside Hospital. Before completing her residency at Nassau University Medical Center, Dr. Niaz attended medical school at Dow Medical College. She 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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Relevant Interests: , biopsy

All Interests: Hemodialysis, End-Stage Renal Disease, Biopsy, Peritoneal Dialysis, Chronic Kidney Disease

Dr. Abhitabh A Patil, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
3901 66th Street North; Suite 201
Saint Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Abhitabh Patil sees patients in Saint Petersburg, FL. His medical specialty is adult gastroenterology. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dr. Patil attended medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and the University of Florida College of Medicine. His clinical interests include gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders). He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. 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. Dr. Patil (or staff) speaks the following languages: Marathi and Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with St. Anthony's Hospital and St. Petersburg General Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Gastrointestinal Problems

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 189
  • Charge (avg.): $650 - $1,091
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $120 - $416
Dr. Emanuel Liwanag Javate, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
6700 Crosswinds Drive No; Suite 200-a
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Emanuel Javate is a general obstetrician and gynecologist in Saint Petersburg, FL. Clinical interests for Dr. Javate include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), endometrial biopsy, and cryosurgery. Dr. Javate's patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 out of 5 stars. He is an in-network provider for 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 Indiana University School of Medicine and a graduate of Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans' residency program. Dr. Javate is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with St. Anthony's Hospital and St. Petersburg General Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , biopsy, endometrial biopsy

All Interests: Cryosurgery, Hysteroscopy, Endometrial Biopsy, Estrogen Replacement Therapy, Laser Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. James Peter La Polla, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
600 8th Street South
St. Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. James Lapolla's area of specialization is gynecologic oncology. These areas are among his clinical interests: breast biopsy, laser surgery, and robotic surgery. He is affiliated with St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Joseph's Hospital, and St. Petersburg General Hospital. Dr. Lapolla attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Southern California (USC) and a hospital affiliated with the University of California for residency. The average patient rating for Dr. Lapolla is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Lapolla 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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Relevant Interests: , breast biopsy

All Interests: Breast Biopsy, Ectopic Pregnancy, Abdominal Problems, Laser Surgery, Hysterectomy, Gynecologic ... (Read more)

Dr. Romeo Docena Acosta Jr., MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
6700 Crosswinds Drive N; Suite 200a
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Romeo Acosta sees patients in Saint Petersburg, FL and Lauderdale, FL. His medical specialty is general gynecology. He is a graduate of New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and a graduate of Flushing Hospital Medical Center's residency program. Dr. Acosta's areas of expertise include the following: sexually transmitted diseases (STds), endometrial biopsy, and cryosurgery. He is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Acosta is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include St. Anthony's Hospital and St. Petersburg General Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , biopsy, endometrial biopsy

All Interests: Colposcopy, Cryosurgery, Cystocele, Cryosurgery, Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure, Blood ... (Read more)

Dr. Steven Martin Levine, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
4957 38th Avenue N.; Suite C
Saint Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Steven Levine specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery. His areas of expertise include breast biopsy, mastectomy (breast removal surgery), and hernia surgery. Dr. Levine is professionally affiliated with St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Petersburg General Hospital, and Palms of Pasadena Hospital. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. After attending Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Baylor University Medical Center, and Boston Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , breast biopsy

All Interests: Breast Biopsy, Lumpectomy, Peripheral Artery Disease, Gallbladder Removal Surgery, Mastectomy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Amy Bolton Koenig Strickland Menon, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1201 5th Avenue N; Physician Office
Saint Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Amy Strickland, who practices in Saint Petersburg, FL, is a medical specialist in adult gastroenterology. Dr. Strickland has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by her patients. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She attended George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences for medical school and subsequently trained at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for residency. She is affiliated with St. Anthony's Hospital and Suncoast Medical Clinic.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 188
  • Charge (avg.): $619 - $999
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $147 - $324
Dr. James Brian Connors, MD
Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
620 10th Street N.
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. James Connors, who practices in Saint Petersburg, FL, is a medical specialist in MOHS-micrographic surgery. These areas are among Dr. Connors's clinical interests: microdermabrasion, juvederm, and dermabrasion. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending Medical College of Wisconsin for medical school, he completed his residency training at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Dr. Connors is conversant in Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Suncoast Medical Clinic and James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital (JAHVH).

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Clinical Interests: Dermabrasion, Juvederm, Forehead Lift, Radiesse, Laser Treatment, Microdermabrasion, Skin Issues, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 653
  • Charge (avg.): $186 - $362
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $67 - $162
Dr. Wilfredo Lorenzo, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
6700 Crosswinds Drive N; Suite 200a
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Wilfredo Lorenzo practices general gynecology in Saint Petersburg, FL. His areas of expertise include the following: sexually transmitted diseases (STds), endometrial biopsy, and cryosurgery. His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Lorenzo is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He is a graduate of the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. His residency was performed at San Juan Municipal Hospital. Dr. Lorenzo speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Anthony's Hospital and St. Petersburg General Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , biopsy, endometrial biopsy

All Interests: Cryosurgery, Hysteroscopy, Endometrial Biopsy, Estrogen Replacement Therapy, Laser Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Pothen Jacob, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
3901 66th Street North; Suite 201
Saint Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Pothen Jacob's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. In his practice, Dr. Jacob focuses on hepatitis and colonoscopy. Dr. Jacob honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Christian Medical College, Vellore for medical school and subsequently trained at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and Montefiore Medical Center for residency. Dr. Jacob is affiliated with St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Petersburg General Hospital, and Largo Medical Center.

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Clinical Interests: Hepatobiliary Disorders, Hepatitis, Colonoscopy

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 223
  • Charge (avg.): $650 - $1,091
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $130 - $324
Dr. Vijaya Lakshmi Cherukuri, MD
Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine, Geriatrics
218 Pasadena Avenue S
Saint Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Vijaya Cherukuri works as an internal medicine hospitalist and geriatrician in Saint Petersburg, FL and Gulfport, FL. Dr. Cherukuri (or staff) is conversant in Telugu, Tamil, and Hindi. These areas are among her clinical interests: depression, heart problems, and hernia. Her professional affiliations include St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Petersburg General Hospital, and Palms of Pasadena Hospital. Dr. Cherukuri attended medical school at Andhra Medical College and Rangaraya Medical College. She trained at Long Island College Hospital for residency. She 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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Relevant Interests: , biopsy

All Interests: Depression, Flu Shot, Bone Marrow Aspiration, Abdominal Paracentesis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Burns, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ralph Angelo De Matteis, MD
Specializes in Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
2191 9th Avenue North; Suite 110
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Ralph Dematteis' medical specialty is undersea and hyperbaric medicine, general surgery, and vascular surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Dematteis include amputation, esophageal varices, and fine needle aspiration (FNA). His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Petersburg General Hospital, and Northside Hospital. After attending Georgetown University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Cleveland Clinic. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE.

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Relevant Interests: , breast biopsy, fine needle aspiration (FNA), lymph node biopsy, biopsy

All Interests: Inguinal Hernia, Umbilical Hernia, Appendicitis, Breast Biopsy, Hemorrhoidectomy, Bowel Resection, ... (Read more)

Dr. Girish Babubhai Patel, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Other
2112 16th Street North
Saint Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Girish Patel's specialty is adult gastroenterology. Dr. Patel studied medicine at B.J. Medical College and Veer Narmad South Gujarat University. His residency was performed at Cleveland Clinic. Areas of expertise for Dr. Patel include percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG), proctoscopy, and colonoscopy. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Patel (or staff) speaks Hindi. Dr. Patel's hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Petersburg General Hospital, and Northside Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , biopsy, liver biopsy

All Interests: Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy, Paracentesis, Esophageal Manometry, Enteroscopy, Flexible ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 516
  • Charge (avg.): $186 - $366
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $150 - $324
Dr. Lane Douglas Ziegler, DO
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
7878 Bryan Dairy Road; Suite 210
Largo, FL
 

Dr. Lane Ziegler is a Largo, FL physician who specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Ziegler's clinical interests include cancer, bone marrow aspiration, and spinal manipulation. He is rated 3.0 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. He is a graduate of A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine and a graduate of Grandview Medical Center's residency program. Dr. Ziegler is professionally affiliated with Largo Medical Center.

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Clinical Interests: Bone Marrow Aspiration, Cancer, Spinal Manipulation

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 26
  • Charge (avg.): $421 - $468
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $12 - $164
Dr. Kevin Lee Huguet, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
960 7th Avenue N
St. Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Kevin Huguet's areas of specialization are general surgery and bariatric surgery. Dr. Huguet is conversant in Spanish. These areas are among his clinical interests: colon cancer, colectomy (colon resection), and esophageal surgery. He is professionally affiliated with St. Petersburg General Hospital and Palms of Pasadena Hospital. He attended the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Mayo Clinic for residency. Patient ratings for Dr. Huguet average 5.0 stars out of 5. He 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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Relevant Interests: , breast biopsy

All Interests: Whipple Procedure, Breast Biopsy, Rectal Problems, Colectomy, Lumpectomy, Esophagus Problems, Colon ... (Read more)

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What is a Biopsy?

A biopsy is a procedure performed to remove a small sample of cells for testing. The cells are examined in a laboratory to check for disease, or sometimes to see how badly a known disease is affecting them. Biopsy can be performed on any part of the body.

Although biopsy is most often associated with cancer, it can also be used to check for other diseases, such as infections. A biopsy sample can be scraped, cut, collected with a needle, taken with a machine that punches out a tiny piece, or removed with the tiny tools in an endoscope.

In most cases, a biopsy is a simple outpatient procedure. Depending on your procedure, you may need to stop taking certain medications beforehand, such as blood thinners. Be certain to tell your doctor if you are pregnant, as certain biopsies require the use of x-rays to guide the needle to the right location. There is usually very little pain associated with a biopsy. You will have to wait a few days to hear the results.
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