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We found 9 providers matching chemodenervation and who accept BlueOptions Everyday Health 1416 near Venice, FL.

Dr. Matthew Joseph Bonanno, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
1295 Jacaranda Boulevard
Venice, FL
 

Dr. Matthew Bonanno's medical specialty is plastic surgery. On average, patients gave Dr. Bonanno a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Bonanno include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is professionally affiliated with New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai (NYEE). 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 American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. Dr. Bonanno (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, Greek, and Italian.

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Relevant Interests: , botulinum toxin injection

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Pec Implants, Injectable Fillers, Cosmetic ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Ophthalmology
540 The Rialto
Venice, FL
 

Dr. Marc Levy is an ophthalmologist in Sarasota, FL and Venice, FL. He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Dr. Levy performed his residency at Ochsner Medical Center. Dr. Levy is professionally affiliated with Venice Regional Bayfront Health.

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Clinical Interests: Eye Problems, Comprehensive Ophthalmology

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 72
  • Uninsured Cost: $216 - $336
  • Medicare Cost: $165 - $281
Dr. Jody Gottlieb Abrams, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
540 The Rialto
Venice, FL
 

Dr. Jody Abrams specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). Dr. Abrams attended medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. His medical residency was performed at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Venice Regional Bayfront Health and Memorial Hospital of Tampa.

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Clinical Interests: Eye Problems

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 31
  • Uninsured Cost: $214 - $335
  • Medicare Cost: $167 - $277
Dr. Julio Cesar Cantero, MD
Specializes in Neurology, Sleep Medicine, Otolaryngology
540 The Rialto
Venice, FL
 

Dr. Julio Cantero is a specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease), sleep medicine, and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). He works in Venice, FL and Sarasota, FL. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Cantero honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He is a graduate of Pontifical Xavierian University Faculty of Medicine and a graduate of Georgetown University Hospital's residency program. He is affiliated with Venice Regional Bayfront Health.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 12
  • Uninsured Cost: $364
  • Medicare Cost: $108
Dr. John Paul Fezza, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
540 The Rialto
Venice, FL
 

Dr. John Fezza works as an ophthalmologist. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Fezza's areas of expertise include plastic surgery procedures. 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 attended medical school at New York Medical College. For his residency, Dr. Fezza trained at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Yale-New Haven Hospital. Dr. Fezza has received the following distinction: Florida Super Doctors 2009 - Gulf Coast Edition. He is affiliated with Venice Regional Bayfront Health.

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Clinical Interests: Plastic Surgery Procedures

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 32
  • Uninsured Cost: $397
  • Medicare Cost: $165
Dr. David Yan, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
540 The Rialto
Venice, FL
 

Dr. David Yan's specialty is plastic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Yan include thigh lift, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). Patient ratings for Dr. Yan average 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Yan 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 graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University and then he performed his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Hospital, and Nassau University Medical Center. He is affiliated with Venice Regional Bayfront Health, Yale New Haven Health System, and Bayfront Health Port Charlotte. Dr. Yan is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , Botox injection, botulinum toxin injection

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Dr. Charles L Rodriguez, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
329 Nokomis Avenue South
Venice, FL
 

Dr. Charles Rodriguez is a specialist in plastic surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Rodriguez takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. After attending New York University (NYU) School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at North Shore University Hospital and Penn State Hershey Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with Venice Regional Bayfront Health.

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Relevant Interests: , botulinum toxin injection

All Interests: Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Pec Implants, Injectable Fillers, Cosmetic Surgery, Breast ... (Read more)

Dr. Juliette Eve Coleman, MD
Specializes in Neurology
540 The Rialto
Venice, FL
 

Dr. Juliette Coleman's specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Coleman attended the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. She is professionally affiliated with Venice Regional Bayfront Health.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 12
  • Uninsured Cost: $617
  • Medicare Cost: $193
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Specializes in Neurology
250 Tamiami Trail; Suite 201
Venice, FL
 

Dr. Allen Lifton is a specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Lifton is rated highly by his patients. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He is a graduate of Albany Medical College and a graduate of Strong Memorial Hospital's residency program. He is professionally affiliated with Venice Regional Bayfront Health.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $350
  • Medicare Cost: $160

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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.