We found 3 providers matching cryosurgery and who accept Mercy Health Plan HMO near Saint Louis, MO.

Showing 1-3 of 3
Selecting one of the sort options will cause this page to reload and list providers by the selected sort order.
Dr. William C Chapman, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Surgery, General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Transplant Surgery, Critical Care, Hepatology
4921 Parkview Place; Suite 8c
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. William Chapman sees patients in Saint Louis, MO. His medical specialties are pediatric surgery, general surgery, and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). His areas of expertise include liver transplant. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Chapman graduated from Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Washington University Physicians, and St. Louis Children's Hospital.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , cryosurgery

All Interests: Cryosurgery, Gallstones, Hypertension, Bile Duct Surgery, Hepatobiliary Surgery, Liver Transplant, ... (Read more)

Dr. Seung Kwon Kwon Kim, MD
Specializes in Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology
510 S Kingshighway Boulevard
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Seung Kim specializes in vascular & interventional radiology and diagnostic radiology. Dr. Kim's areas of expertise include the following: bladder cancer, abdominal imaging, and uterine fibroid embolization (UFE). Dr. Kim honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Kim attended medical school at Kyung Hee University School of Medicine. Dr. Kim is conversant in Korean. Dr. Kim's hospital/clinic affiliations include Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Washington University Physicians, and St. Louis Children's Hospital.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , cryosurgery

All Interests: Cryosurgery, Uterine Fibroid Embolization, Abdominal Imaging, Bladder Cancer, Radiofrequency ... (Read more)

Dr. Travis J Hillen, MD
Specializes in Musculoskeletal Radiology, Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology, Sports Medicine
510 South Kingshighway Boulevard; 10th Floor - Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Travis Hillen is a Saint Louis, MO physician who specializes in musculoskeletal radiology, vascular & interventional radiology, and diagnostic radiology. Dr. Hillen's clinical interests encompass vertebroplasty, kyphoplasty (vertebral augmentation), and ultrasound (sonogram). He honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He attended the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and subsequently trained at the University of Missouri Health System, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, and Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology for residency. Dr. Hillen's professional affiliations include Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Washington University Physicians, and Progress West Hospital.

Read more

Relevant Interests: , cryosurgery

All Interests: Kyphoplasty, Cryosurgery, Sports Health, Soft Tissue Mass Biopsy, Sarcoma, Bone Problems, ... (Read more)

Gender

Insurance

Medicare Patient Age

Medicare Patient Conditions

Medicare Patient Ethnicity

Additional Information

Foreign Language

Online Communication

Patient Demographic

Practice Affiliation

Medical School

Residency

Specialty

Years Since Graduation

What is Cryotherapy?

Cryotherapy is the targeted use of extreme cold to destroy unhealthy or unwanted tissue. The doctor applies the cold on the skin or injects it through a needle to reach the inside of the body, where it freezes away the problem tissue. Cryotherapy is often used to remove minor skin problems such as warts or skin tags, and it is also used to treat some small tumors.

To achieve the cold temperatures needed for cryotherapy, liquid nitrogen or argon gas is passed through a tube, which becomes cold enough to freeze cells on contact. Alternatively, liquid nitrogen can be swabbed directly onto the skin or via a spray, which applies only a specific, small amount to the skin at a time.

Because the area treated is typically very small, cryotherapy is not usually painful. There may be a sensation of cold and possibly some slight discomfort. Cryotherapy is very fast and can easily be performed in a doctor’s office. It also doesn’t require stitches, because there is no cutting involved. These benefits make cryotherapy a good choice for many issues, including:
  • Common warts
  • Genital warts
  • Skin tags
  • Age spots
  • Some skin cancers
  • Cervical cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Retinoblastoma, cancer that occurs in the eye

Depending on the procedure, it usually takes three to four weeks to heal after cryotherapy. If it was done internally, you may feel sore or have a small amount of swelling the first day afterwards. If cryotherapy was performed on your skin, you will have a scab where your tissue was removed. Keep it clean and dry so it can heal.
Selecting a checkbox option will refresh the page.