We found 95 providers matching biopsy and who accept BlueCare Everyday Health 1483 near Saint Petersburg, FL.

Dr. Bhagwat Dahyabhai Patel, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
5781 49th Street North
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Bhagwat Patel practices adult nephrology. In Dr. Patel's practice, he is particularly interested in hypertension (high blood pressure). His professional affiliations include St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Petersburg General Hospital, and Largo Medical Center. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Patel attended medical school at Medical College Baroda. He trained at Georgetown University Medical Center and D.C. General Hospital for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , skin biopsy

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

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

Dr. Michael Siedlecki practices adult nephrology in Saint Petersburg, FL. His areas of expertise consist of kidney problems and dialysis. 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 Greater Baltimore Medical Center and Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Dr. Siedlecki attended the University of Gottingen Faculty of Medicine for medical school. He speaks Polish. Dr. Siedlecki's professional 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 is a Saint Petersburg, FL physician who specializes in adult nephrology. Dr. Niaz (or staff) is conversant in Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi. She is affiliated with St. Petersburg General Hospital and Northside Hospital. Her education and training includes medical school at Dow Medical College and residency at Nassau University Medical Center. She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Relevant Interests: , biopsy

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

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 OB/GYN in Saint Petersburg, FL. Dr. Javate's average patient rating is 2.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), cryotherapy, and endometrial biopsy. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Anthony's Hospital and St. Petersburg General Hospital. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Javate attended Indiana University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans. He speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , biopsy, endometrial biopsy

All Interests: Cryosurgery, Hysteroscopy, Endometrial Biopsy, Estrogen Replacement Therapy, Laser Surgery, ... (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 is a physician who specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: breast biopsy, mastectomy (breast removal surgery), and hernia surgery. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Levine attended Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Baylor University Medical Center, and Boston Medical Center for residency. His professional affiliations include St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Petersburg General Hospital, and Palms of Pasadena Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , breast biopsy

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

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

Dr. Romeo Acosta is a medical specialist in general gynecology. Patient reviews placed Dr. Acosta at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Acosta include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), cryotherapy, and endometrial biopsy. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Anthony's Hospital and St. Petersburg General Hospital. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He graduated from New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Flushing Hospital Medical Center. Dr. Acosta is conversant in Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , biopsy, endometrial biopsy

All Interests: Colposcopy, Cryosurgery, Cystocele, Blood Tests, Hysteroscopy, Essure, Endometrial Biopsy, Estrogen ... (Read more)

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. He obtained his medical school training at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and the University of Florida College of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. In his practice, he is particularly interested in gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders). Dr. Patil's average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Patil (or staff) speaks the following languages: Marathi and Spanish. He is affiliated with St. Anthony's Hospital and St. Petersburg General Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Gastrointestinal Problems

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 189
  • Uninsured Cost: $650 - $1,091
  • Medicare Cost: $120 - $416
Dr. Jay Justin Older, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Ophthalmology
6945 First Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Jay Older is a physician who specializes in plastic surgery and ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Older is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Clinical interests for Dr. Older include plastic surgery procedures. 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. He is a graduate of Stanford University School of Medicine and a graduate of Stanford University Medical Center's residency program. He has received the following distinction: Florida Super Doctors 2009 - Gulf Coast Edition.

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Clinical Interests: Plastic Surgery Procedures

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 16
  • Uninsured Cost: $285
  • Medicare Cost: $162
Dr. Carol Jeanne Sims-Robertson, MD
Specializes in Dermatology
2100 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Street N
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Carol Sims-Robertson's medical specialty is dermatology (skin disorders). Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sims-Robertson honors. She is a graduate of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. She speaks French.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 70
  • Uninsured Cost: $146
  • Medicare Cost: $101
Dr. Vijaya Lakshmi Cherukuri, MD
Specializes in Adult Hospital Medicine, Geriatrics
218 Pasadena Avenue S
Saint Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Vijaya Cherukuri is a medical specialist in adult hospital medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Areas of expertise for Dr. Cherukuri include depression, heart problems, and hernia. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of Andhra Medical College and Rangaraya Medical College and a graduate of Long Island College Hospital's residency program. Dr. Cherukuri (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Telugu, Tamil, and Hindi. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Petersburg General Hospital, and Palms of Pasadena Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , biopsy

All Interests: Depression, Flu Shot, Bone Marrow Aspiration, Abdominal Paracentesis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Burns, ... (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. Dr. Lapolla has a special interest in breast biopsy, laser surgery, and robotic surgery. His professional affiliations include St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Joseph's Hospital, and St. Petersburg General Hospital. He attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Southern California (USC) and a hospital affiliated with the University of California. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He takes 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. Wilfredo Lorenzo, MD
Specializes in General Gynecology
6700 Crosswinds Drive N; Suite 200a
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Wilfredo Lorenzo, who practices in Saint Petersburg, FL, is a medical specialist in general gynecology. He graduated from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. Dr. Lorenzo trained at San Juan Municipal Hospital for his residency. Clinical interests for Dr. Lorenzo include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), cryotherapy, and endometrial biopsy. The average patient rating for Dr. Lorenzo is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Lorenzo takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He 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. Amy Bolton Koenig Strickland Menon, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1201 5th Avenue N; Physician Office
Saint Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Amy Strickland specializes in adult gastroenterology and practices in Saint Petersburg, FL. Patients gave her an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Strickland honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences for medical school, she completed her residency training at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Her professional affiliations include St. Anthony's Hospital and Suncoast Medical Clinic.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 188
  • Uninsured Cost: $619 - $999
  • Medicare Cost: $147 - $324
Dr. Himanshu V Chandarana, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
6450 38th Avenue N; Suite 330
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Himanshu Chandarana's medical specialty is adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. He has indicated that his clinical interests include back pain, intensive care, and sleep apnea. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Chandarana is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. After attending Medical College Baroda for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Chandarana (or staff) is conversant in Gujarati and Hindi. He is affiliated with St. Anthony's Hospital, Pulmonary Associates, and St. Petersburg General Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Clinical Interests: Sleep Disorders, Sleep Apnea, Snoring, Back Pain, Pulse Oximetry, Intensive Care

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 13
  • Uninsured Cost: $391
  • Medicare Cost: $193
Dr. Shelley Sue Jaquish, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngic Allergy
6827 1st Avenue South; Suite 100
Saint Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. Shelley Jaquish works as an otolaryngic allergist in Saint Petersburg, FL. She speaks Spanish. These areas are among Dr. Jaquish's clinical interests: hearing aids, immunotherapy, and thyroid problems. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Palms of Pasadena Hospital and All Children's Hospital. Dr. Jaquish attended medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Jaquish completed a residency program at Parkland Health & Hospital System. She has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. She has received professional recognition including the following: Florida Super Doctors 2009 - Gulf Coast Edition.

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Relevant Interests: , skin biopsy

All Interests: Hearing Evaluation, Immunotherapy, Allergy Skin Testing, Sleep Apnea, Mouth Problems, Hearing Aids, ... (Read more)

Dr. James Brian Connors, MD
Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
620 10th Street N.
St Petersburg, FL
 

Dr. James Connors is a specialist in MOHS-micrographic surgery. Dr. Connors is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. His professional affiliations include Suncoast Medical Clinic and James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital (JAHVH). He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin. He trained at Yale-New Haven Hospital for his residency. Dr. Connors speaks Spanish.

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Clinical Interests: Skin Issues, Cancer Screening

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 653
  • Uninsured Cost: $186 - $362
  • Medicare Cost: $67 - $162

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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.