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We found 10 providers matching bone marrow tests and who accept Humana HMO Open Access Copay 50/5000 near Kansas City, KS.

Dr. Timothy Joseph Pluard, MD
Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology, Hematology
4321 Washington Street; Suite 4000
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Timothy Pluard's specialties are adult oncology, medical oncology, and hematology (blood disorders). He attended Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Dr. Pluard is an in-network provider for Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Liberty Hospital, Hedrick Medical Center, and Saint Luke's East Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Breast Cancer

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 53
  • Uninsured Cost: $29 - $494
  • Medicare Cost: $12 - $158
Dr. Jyoti Panicker, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology, Pediatric Oncology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Ms 2031
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Jyoti Panicker's specialties are pediatric hematology and pediatric oncology. She practices in Westwood, KS and Kansas City, KS. Before performing her residency at Children's Hospital of Michigan and Maulana Azad Medical Center, Dr. Panicker attended Maulana Azad Medical College for medical school. These areas are among her clinical interests: platelet disorders, swollen lymph nodes (lymphadenopathy), and intrathecal chemotherapy (into the spinal fluid). Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Panicker honors. Dr. Panicker (or staff) speaks Hindi. She is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , bone marrow aspiration

All Interests: Platelet Disorders, Intrathecal Chemotherapy, Thyroid Cancer, Bone Marrow Aspiration, Tumor, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ernest John Madarang, MD
Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Ms 4032
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. E. Madarang is a diagnostic radiologist in Kansas City, KS, Overland Park, KS, and Fairway, KS. He graduated from Ross University School of Medicine. He trained at Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center, Milwaukee for residency. These areas are among Dr. Madarang's clinical interests: bone pain, brain aneurysm, and fine needle aspiration (FNA). He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , bone marrow aspiration

All Interests: Bone Pain, Fine Needle Aspiration, Kyphoplasty, Bone Marrow Aspiration, Spinal AVM, Paracentesis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Zachary Seth Collins, MD
Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Ms 4032
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Zachary Collins, who practices in Kansas City, KS and Overland Park, KS, is a medical specialist in diagnostic radiology. Dr. Collins is conversant in Spanish. Clinical interests for Dr. Collins include bone pain, cryotherapy, and fine needle aspiration (FNA). He is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas and a hospital affiliated with Emory University, Dr. Collins attended medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , bone marrow aspiration

All Interests: Bone Pain, Cryosurgery, Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy, Bone Marrow Aspiration, Paracentesis, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 15
  • Uninsured Cost: $793
  • Medicare Cost: $69
Dr. Alan Robert Reeves, MD
Specializes in Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Neuroradiology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; # Ms 4032
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Alan Reeves is a specialist in vascular & interventional radiology and neuroradiology. These areas are among his clinical interests: MRI (magnetic resonance imaging), brain aneurysm, and biopsy. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. After completing medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, Dr. Reeves performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. Dr. Reeves is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , bone marrow aspiration

All Interests: Bone Marrow Aspiration, Tumor, Spinal AVM, MRI, Compression Fractures, Biopsy, Sinus Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Steven McLain Lemons, MD
Specializes in Diagnostic Radiology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; # Ms 4032
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Steven Lemons is a diagnostic radiology specialist. Clinical interests for Dr. Lemons include myelogram (spinal cord imaging), fine needle aspiration (FNA), and percutaneous suprapubic catheter placement. He is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital. Dr. Lemons is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Lemons graduated from the University of Kansas School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Lemons trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kansas.

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Relevant Interests: , bone marrow aspiration

All Interests: Fine Needle Aspiration, Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy, Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Bone ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 14
  • Uninsured Cost: $793
  • Medicare Cost: $69
Dr. Joseph Patrick McGuirk, DO
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Joseph McGuirk specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology. Areas of expertise for Dr. McGuirk include myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), anemia, and autoimmune disorders. Dr. McGuirk takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Yale University. Dr. McGuirk has received the following distinction: Kansas City Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Clinical Trials, Research, Myelodysplastic Syndromes, Translational Research, Blood and Marrow ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 15
  • Uninsured Cost: $262
  • Medicare Cost: $73
Dr. Aimee Debra Kohn, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
4321 Washington Street; Suite 4000
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Aimee Kohn's medical specialty is adult hematology and adult oncology. She is in-network for Coventry, TRICARE, Aetna Elect Choice, and more. After completing medical school at Stanford University School of Medicine, she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Washington. Dr. Kohn is professionally affiliated with Anderson County Hospital, the University of Washington (UW) Medicine, and Saint Luke's East Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Lung Cancer, Head and Neck Cancer

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 12
  • Uninsured Cost: $230
  • Medicare Cost: $78
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Specializes in Spine Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2750 Clay Edwards Drive; Suite 600
North Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Jason Montone's areas of specialization are spine surgery and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Montone is professionally affiliated with North Kansas City Hospital (NKCH) and Carondelet Health.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 46
  • Uninsured Cost: $176
  • Medicare Cost: $30
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Specializes in Pediatrics, Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
4321 Washington Street; Suite 4000
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Nagendra Natarajan's areas of specialization are adult hematology and adult oncology. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 12
  • Uninsured Cost: $38
  • Medicare Cost: $12

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What is a Bone Marrow Test?

Marrow is the spongy tissue in the center of large bones that makes blood cells. A bone marrow test takes a small sample of bone marrow in order to examine it under a microscope and check for disease. It may be done to diagnose conditions such as anemia, certain infections, or cancers of the blood such as leukemia or lymphoma. It also may be done to see how chemotherapy is affecting the production of blood cells.

A bone marrow test is most often done in the pelvic bone, at the edge of the hip, but it can also be performed in the breast bone or other large bones. The area is cleaned and numbed, and a long needle is inserted into the bone. The next part of the procedure depends on the type of test that is being taken.

There are two kinds of bone marrow tests: aspiration and biopsy. Often both are done at the same time. During an aspiration, the needle simply extracts a small amount of fluid and the cells it contains. If a biopsy is also being performed, a thin hollow tube removes a tiny solid core of tissue to be examined.

Although a bone marrow test is usually performed on an outpatient basis and is relatively quick and safe, there is sometimes some pain during the procedure. It is best to arrange for someone to drive you home afterwards and to take it easy for the next day until you have recovered.