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Dr. Douglas Scott Reintgen, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
2 Tampa General Circle
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Douglas Reintgen's areas of specialization are general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). Dr. Reintgen's areas of expertise include breast cancer and melanoma. Dr. Reintgen takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Before performing Dr. Reintgen's residency at Duke University Medical Center, Dr. Reintgen attended Duke University School of Medicine. Dr. Reintgen has received professional recognition including the following: Florida Super Doctors 2009 - Gulf Coast Edition. Dr. Reintgen is affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF) Health. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Reintgen's office for an appointment.

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Clinical Interests: Melanoma, Breast Issues, Breast Cancer

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 42
  • Uninsured Cost: $52 - $884
  • Medicare Cost: $45 - $269
Dr. Charles Everard Cox, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology
2 Tampa General Circle, Tampa; Floor 33606
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Charles Cox is a specialist in surgical oncology (cancer surgery). He graduated from the University of Utah School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Cox's clinical interests encompass breast cancer and breast reconstruction. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Cox speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF) Health. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Cancer, Breast Surgery, Breast Issues, Reconstructive Surgery, Breast Reconstruction, Breast Cancer

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 20
  • Uninsured Cost: $831
  • Medicare Cost: $277
Dr. Jesus Ovidio Navarro, MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Nephrology
4710 N Habana Avenue; Suite 300, Office of Jesus Navarro Md
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Jesus Navarro specializes in adult nephrology and practices in Tampa, FL. Dr. Navarro's areas of expertise include geriatric health, biopsy, and lupus. He takes 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 CETEC University School of Medicine. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Navarro's professional affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital, St. Joseph's Women's Hospital, and Memorial Hospital of Tampa.

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All Interests: Lupus, Biopsy, HIV/AIDS, Geriatric Health

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Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
5 Tampa General Circle; Suite 725
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Cedric Sheffield practices cardiothoracic surgery. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. His areas of expertise include the following: video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), aortic valve replacement, and lung cancer surgery. Dr. Sheffield is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Sheffield 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 Duke University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He has received the distinction of Chairman's Gold Award LifeLink Foundation.

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Relevant Interests: , lung biopsy, mediastinal biopsy, surgical biopsy

All Interests: Bypass Surgery, Heart Bypass Surgery, Atrial Fibrillation, Lung Biopsy, Beating Heart Coronary ... (Read more)

Dr. Neil Alan Fenske, MD
Specializes in Dermatopathology
17 Davis Boulevard, Tampa, Floor 33613; 17 Davis Medical Building
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Neil Fenske's area of specialization is dermatopathology. The average patient rating for Dr. Fenske is 4.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: tattoo removal, psoriasis, and cosmetic surgery. Dr. Fenske's hospital/clinic affiliations include Moffitt Cancer Center, the University of South Florida (USF) Health, 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. His practice is open to new patients. Dr. Fenske's education and training includes medical school at St. Louis University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Wisconsin. He has received distinctions including Florida Super Doctors 2009 - Gulf Coast Edition; Surgeon of the Year, Florida Society of Dermatologic Surgeons; and Gustavus Adolphus College Sesquicentennial Award, Gustavus Adolphus.

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Clinical Interests: Eczema, Cosmetic Surgery, Chemical Peels, Skin Cancer, Tattoo Removal, Laser Treatment, Cosmetic ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 327
  • Uninsured Cost: $321 - $332
  • Medicare Cost: $38 - $104
Dr. Edward Bruce Kampsen, MD
Specializes in Otolaryngology
2835 W De Leon Street; Suite 202
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Edward Kampsen specializes in otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat) and practices in Tampa, FL. Patients rated Dr. Kampsen highly, giving him an average of 4.5 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. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Louisville School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Louisville and a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). He is professionally affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital, St. Joseph's Women's Hospital, and St. Joseph Children's Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Snoring, Nose Problems, Plastic Surgery Procedures

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 24
  • Uninsured Cost: $851
  • Medicare Cost: $458
Dr. John Michael Rayhack, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
4728 N Habana Avenue; Suite 204
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. John Rayhack is a Tampa, FL physician who specializes in hand surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Rayhack include carpal tunnel syndrome, microsurgery, and minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Rayhack's professional affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital, St. Joseph's Women's Hospital, and St. Joseph Children's Hospital. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rayhack honors. Dr. Rayhack welcomes new patients. He attended UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). He speaks French.

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All Interests: Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Implant Surgery, Bone Problems, Fractures, Laser Treatment, ... (Read more)

Dr. David Joseph Hernandez, MD
Specializes in Urology
2 Tampa General Circle; South Tampa Center 7th Floor, Usf
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. David Hernandez is a Tampa, FL physician who specializes in urology (urinary tract disease). He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Hernandez's education and training includes medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include CaPSURE scholar, UCSF; Alpha Omega Alpha, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; and Summa Cum Laude, Vanderbilt University. His professional affiliations include the University of South Florida (USF) Health and James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital (JAHVH). New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 27
  • Uninsured Cost: $674
  • Medicare Cost: $218
Dr. Jorge Luis Lockhart, MD
Specializes in Urology
2 Tampa General Circle, Tampa; Floor 33612
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Jorge Lockhart practices urology (urinary tract disease) in Tampa, FL. His areas of clinical interest consist of bladder cancer and urinary incontinence. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. For his professional training, Dr. Lockhart completed a residency program at Duke University Medical Center. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Lockhart include: Physician of the Year, Moffitt Cancer Center; Member of Honor, Confederacion Americana de urologica (CAU); and Florida Super Doctors 2009 - Gulf Coast Edition. His professional affiliations include Moffitt Cancer Center, the University of South Florida (USF) Health, and James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital (JAHVH). His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Bladder Cancer, Urinary Incontinence

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 28
  • Uninsured Cost: $435 - $1,042
  • Medicare Cost: $113 - $201
Dr. Roland David Shepard, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
4224 N Tampania Avenue
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. R. Shepard, who practices in Tampa, FL, is a medical specialist in adult gastroenterology. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF), Dr. Shepard attended the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. Dr. Shepard's areas of clinical interest consist of crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, and acid reflux (GERD). Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Shepard takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Florida Medical Clinic.

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Clinical Interests: Colon Cancer, Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Acid Reflux

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 250
  • Uninsured Cost: $460 - $750
  • Medicare Cost: $116 - $319
Dr. David Robert Heiman, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
4224 N Tampania Avenue
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. David Heiman, who practices in Tampa, FL, is a medical specialist in adult gastroenterology. After attending the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine and the University of Florida College of Medicine for medical school, Dr. Heiman completed his residency training at Shands HealthCare. Areas of expertise for Dr. Heiman include colposcopy, hepatitis, and inflammatory bowel disease. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Heiman takes. Dr. Heiman is conversant in Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital, Florida Medical Clinic, and Tampa General Hospital (TGH).

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Clinical Interests: Colposcopy, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Hepatobiliary Disorders, Colon Cancer, Liver Disease, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 127
  • Uninsured Cost: $500 - $950
  • Medicare Cost: $144 - $324
Dr. Thomas Marshall Taylor, MD
Specializes in Dermatology, Other
3514 W Bay To Bay Boulevard; Suite 3
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Thomas Taylor is a dermatology (skin disorders) specialist. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. His professional affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital and St. Joseph's Women's Hospital. Dr. Taylor accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He is a graduate of Indiana University School of Medicine and a graduate of Brooke Army Medical Center's residency program.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 73
  • Uninsured Cost: $152
  • Medicare Cost: $100
Dr. Joel Edward Richter, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1 Tampa General Circle
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Joel Richter is a gastroenterologist. Before completing his residency at National Naval Medical Center, Dr. Richter attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Top Doctors; Castle and Connolly Top Doctors in American-Gastroenterology; and Best Doctors. He is affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF) Health. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Richter's office for an appointment.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 70
  • Uninsured Cost: $956 - $1,279
  • Medicare Cost: $140 - $224
Dr. Frank D Mastandrea, MD
Specializes in Urology, Other
4710 N. Habana Avenue; Suite 400
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Frank Mastandrea's medical specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). Dr. Mastandrea is conversant in Spanish. These areas are among his clinical interests: prostate problems, sexual dysfunction, and biofeedback. He is affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital, St. Joseph's Women's Hospital, and St. Joseph Children's Hospital. After attending St. Louis University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). Dr. Mastandrea's patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 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 has received the following distinction: Florida Super Doctors 2009 - Gulf Coast Edition.

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Clinical Interests: Prostate Problems, Incontinence, Circumcision, Sexual Dysfunction, Infertility, Biofeedback, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 14
  • Uninsured Cost: $462
  • Medicare Cost: $218
Dr. Carl Wayne Cruse, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
6 Tampa General Circle
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Carl Cruse is a plastic surgery specialist in Tampa, FL. He attended the University of Louisville School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky and a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). Dr. Cruse's areas of expertise include general reconstruction, gynecomastia surgery (male breast reduction), and head and neck cancer reconstruction. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Cruse's professional affiliations include Moffitt Cancer Center, the University of South Florida (USF) Health, and James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital (JAHVH). His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Burn Reconstruction, Skin Cancer, Scar Revision, General Reconstruction, Head and Neck Cancer ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 30
  • Uninsured Cost: $221 - $1,022
  • Medicare Cost: $36 - $269
Dr. Israel Crespo, MD, DO
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
6919 N Dale Mabry Highway; Suite 320
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Israel Crespo's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. He attended the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine and subsequently trained at William Beaumont Army Medical Center for residency. These areas are among Dr. Crespo's clinical interests: polypectomy (polyp removal), hepatitis, and flexible sigmoidoscopy. The average patient rating for Dr. Crespo is 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Crespo is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital, Tampa Community Hospital, and St. Joseph's Women's Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Colitis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Hepatobiliary Disorders, Crohn's ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 213
  • Uninsured Cost: $898 - $1,275
  • Medicare Cost: $136 - $324

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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.