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We found 6 providers matching chemodenervation and who accept United Healthcare PPO near Northbrook, IL.

Dr. Clarence William Brown Jr., MD
Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
4605 W. Golf Road
Skokie, IL
 

Dr. Clarence Brown's area of specialization is MOHS-micrographic surgery. Dr. Brown (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, Greek, and Russian. These areas are among his clinical interests: warts, moles, and acne. Dr. Brown's professional affiliations include Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. After completing medical school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Rush University Medical Center. Dr. Brown's average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , Botox injection

All Interests: Warts, Eczema, Sclerotherapy, Chemical Peels, Skin Cancer, Cosmetic Skin Treatment, Mohs Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Scott Kagan, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery
1535 Lake Cook Road; Suite 401
Northbrook, IL
 

Dr. Robert Kagan is a plastic surgery and hand surgery specialist. His clinical interests include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and botulinum toxin injection. Patients gave Dr. Kagan an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Kagan obtained his medical school training at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and performed his residency at Rush University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: US News Top Doctor. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Relevant Interests: , botulinum toxin injection

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

Dr. Vassilios Athanasios Dimitropoulos, MD
Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
4605 W. Golf Road
Skokie, IL
 

Dr. Vassilios Dimitropoulos, who practices in Darien, IL and Skokie, IL, is a medical specialist in MOHS-micrographic surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: warts, chemical peels, and moles. Dr. Dimitropoulos's hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Rush Medical College. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. Dr. Dimitropoulos (or staff) speaks Spanish, Greek, and Russian.

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Relevant Interests: , Botox injection

All Interests: Warts, Eczema, Chemical Peels, Cosmetic Skin Treatment, Mohs Surgery, Skin Cancer Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Byun, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Other
1775 Walters Avenue
Northbrook, IL
 

Dr. Young Byun is a plastic surgeon. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Byun's areas of expertise include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and rhinoplasty. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Healthcare PPO, and Aetna. After attending Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Relevant Interests: , botulinum toxin injection

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Rhinoplasty, Breast Augmentation, ... (Read more)

Dr. Shana Leah Margolis, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
900 Skokie Boulevard; Suite 175
Northbrook, IL
 

Dr. Shana Margolis' medical specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. Dr. Margolis's clinical interests encompass joint injections and botox injection. She takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. She completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas and a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. Dr. Margolis has received the distinction of Best Resident Presentation, Critical Review of the Literature. She is conversant in Spanish. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , Botox injection

All Interests: Elbow Pain, Sports Health, Sacroiliac Joint Pain, Incontinence, Scoliosis, Fibromyalgia, Lumbar ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 48
  • Uninsured Cost: $729
  • Medicare Cost: $193
Dr. Frank A Vicari, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
2150 Pfingsten Road
Glenview, IL
 

Dr. Frank Vicari's specialty is pediatric plastic and reconstructive surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Vicari include eyelid surgery, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). Dr. Vicari is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University for residency. Dr. Vicari is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , botulinum toxin injection

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Down Syndrome, Endoscopic Surgery, Facial Paralysis, Cosmetic Surgery, Burn ... (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.