We found 7 providers matching chemodenervation and who accept United Healthcare near Kansas City, MO.

Dr. Clinton D Humphrey, MD
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Otolaryngology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; Ms 3010, The University of Kansas Physicians Medical Office Building
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Clinton Humphrey is a physician who specializes in facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Areas of expertise for Dr. Humphrey include fine needle aspiration (FNA), restylane, and laser ablation. Patient ratings for Dr. Humphrey average 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Humphrey is in-network for Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and performed his residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Kansas City VA Medical Center, Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City, and The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , Botox injection

All Interests: Deviated Septum, Nose Reconstruction, Facial Paralysis, Juvederm, Chemical Peels, Sinus Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Kimberly Jo Quackenbush, DO
Specializes in Physiatry
4400 Broadway Street; Med Rehab Suite 520
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Kimberly Poecker is a rehabilitation physician in Kansas City, MO. Areas of expertise for Dr. Poecker include neurorehabilitation, spinal cord injuries, and amputee rehabilitation. She accepts Coventry, TRICARE, Aetna Elect Choice, and more. She attended Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine and the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and subsequently trained at the University of Kansas Medical Center for residency. Dr. Poecker is professionally affiliated with Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City.

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Relevant Interests: , Botox injection

All Interests: Botox Injection, Traumatic Brain Injury, Musculoskeletal Problems, Neurorehabilitation, Spinal Cord ... (Read more)

Dr. Brad Taylor Steinle, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
4400 Broadway Street; Suite 540
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Brad Steinle is a specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). These areas are among Dr. Steinle's clinical interests: neurorehabilitation, spasticity, and stroke rehabilitation. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, he performed his residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center. He has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Wright Memorial Hospital, Saint Luke's East Hospital, and Saint Luke's North Hospital-Smithville.

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Clinical Interests: Musculoskeletal Problems, Neurorehabilitation, Stroke Rehabilitation, Spasticity

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 13
  • Uninsured Cost: $646
  • Medicare Cost: $187
Dr. Stanley P Fisher, MD
Specializes in Neurology
4400 Broadway; Suite 520
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Stanley Fisher specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) and practices in Kansas City, MO. Dr. Fisher's clinical interests encompass parkinson's disease, dystonia, and spasticity. He is in-network for Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He is professionally affiliated with Saint Luke's North Hospital-Smithville, Saint Luke's North Hospital-Barry Road, and Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City.

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Clinical Interests: Dystonia, Parkinson's Disease, Spasticity

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 18
  • Uninsured Cost: $500
  • Medicare Cost: $188
Dr. Emily Jean Horner, MD
Specializes in Dermatology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Emily Horner is a dermatology (skin disorders) specialist. Dr. Horner's clinical interests encompass cosmetic procedures. She has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. She takes several insurance carriers, including Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice. She attended the University of South Dakota, Sanford School of Medicine and subsequently trained at the University of Kansas Medical Center for residency. She is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Horner is professionally affiliated with Anderson County Hospital, Dermatology Specialists, and Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City.

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Relevant Interests: , Botox injection

All Interests: Botox Injection, Juvederm, Cosmetic Procedures

Dr. Susan Manning Sifers, MD
Specializes in Neurology
4400 Broadway; Suite 520
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Susan Sifers is a neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist in Kansas City, MO. In her practice, she is particularly interested in parkinson's disease, dystonia, and huntington's disease. Dr. Sifers is affiliated with Hedrick Medical Center, Saint Luke's East Hospital, and Saint Luke's North Hospital-Smithville. She attended the University of Kansas School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine. Dr. Sifers takes Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , botulinum toxin injection

All Interests: Deep Brain Stimulation, Huntington's Disease, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Dystonia, Parkinson's ... (Read more)

Dr. Seth Marcus Oliphant, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Sports Medicine
4320 Wornall Road; Med Plaza I Suite 710
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Seth Oliphant's areas of specialization are physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and sports medicine. He has a special interest in sports health and musculoskeletal problems. He is affiliated with Saint Luke's East Hospital, Saint Luke's North Hospital-Smithville, and Saint Luke's South Hospital. Dr. Oliphant honors Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Kansas School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University for his residency.

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Relevant Interests: , Botox injection

All Interests: Sports Health, Botox Injection, Ultrasound, Migraine, Musculoskeletal Problems, Injections, ... (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.