We found 32 providers matching biopsy and who accept Health Net near Plainsboro, NJ.

Dr. Kalanie Mendis, MD
Specializes in Nephrology, Internal Medicine
10 Forrestal Road South
Princeton, NJ
 

Dr. Kalanie Mendis is a nephrologist in Princeton, NJ, Trenton, NJ, and Edison, NJ. Dr. Mendis's areas of expertise include diabetes, kidney stones, and hypertension (high blood pressure). Her professional affiliations include JFK Medical Center, Chilton Medical Center, and Princeton HealthCare System. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and Community Care Network (CCN) are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mendis accepts. She trained at Monmouth Medical Center for her residency.

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Relevant Interests: , renal (kidney) biopsy

All Interests: Electrolyte Disorders, Kidney Stones, Renal Biopsy, Hypertension, Kidney Transplant, Diabetes, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ojas R Mehta, MD, DO
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Adult Nephrology
601 Ewing Street; Suite C-7
Princeton, NJ
 

Dr. Ojas Mehta works as a general internist and nephrologist in Monroe, NJ, Monroe Township, NJ, and Somerset, NJ. Areas of expertise for Dr. Mehta include diabetes, kidney stones, and hypertension (high blood pressure). His professional affiliations include Saint Peter's Healthcare System (New Jersey) and Princeton HealthCare System. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, he performed his residency at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , renal (kidney) biopsy

All Interests: Electrolyte Disorders, Kidney Stones, Renal Biopsy, Hypertension, Kidney Transplant, Diabetes, ... (Read more)

Dr. Paul L Sterman, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Other, Adult Nephrology
601 Ewing Street; Suite C-7
Princeton, NJ
 

Dr. Paul Sterman's areas of specialization are general internal medicine and adult nephrology; he sees patients in Monroe, NJ, Somerset, NJ, and Princeton, NJ. Clinical interests for Dr. Sterman include kidney stones, hypertension (high blood pressure), and hemodialysis. Dr. Sterman is affiliated with Saint Peter's Healthcare System (New Jersey) and Princeton HealthCare System. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, Aetna, and more. He graduated from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

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Relevant Interests: , renal (kidney) biopsy

All Interests: Electrolyte Disorders, Kidney Stones, Renal Biopsy, Hypertension, Kidney Transplant, Hemodialysis, ... (Read more)

Dr. John A Heim, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
5 Plainsboro Road; Suite 260
Plainsboro, NJ
 

Dr. John Heim's medical specialty is general surgery and thoracic surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: esophageal cancer, video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), and barrett's esophagus. Dr. Heim is affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, Aetna, and more. He attended medical school at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. His residency was performed at Hartford Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Da Vinci Surgery, Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery, Pacemaker, Benign Tumor, Esophageal Cancer, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 12
  • Charge (avg.): $633
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $198
Dr. Rachel Paula Dultz, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Other
300b Princeton - Hightstown Road; Suite 102
East Windsor, NJ
 

Dr. Rachel Dultz's specialty is general surgery. Dr. Dultz attended SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine. Her areas of expertise include the following: breast cancer surgery, breast cyst aspiration, and body imaging. The average patient rating for Dr. Dultz is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Dultz is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, Aetna, and more. She is professionally affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System and Capital Health. She is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , breast biopsy, sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB), breast needle biopsy

All Interests: Cancer Surgery, Cancer Screening, Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Body Imaging, Tumor, MRI, Breast ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 99
  • Charge (avg.): $943 - $1,279
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $243 - $382
Dr. David Steiner Nieves, MD
Specializes in Dermatology
59 One Mile Road; Suite G
East Windsor, NJ
 

Dr. David Nieves is a dermatologist. In addition to English, Dr. Nieves (or staff) speaks Sign Language and Spanish. His areas of expertise include the following: warts, allergy skin testing, and moles. Dr. Nieves is affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System. After attending the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Duke University School of Medicine, and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Dr. Nieves's patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 out of 5 stars. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant.

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Relevant Interests: , skin biopsy

All Interests: Warts, Eczema, Atopic Dermatitis, Skin Cancer, Facial Problems, Allergy Skin Testing, Hair ... (Read more)

Dr. Martha E Funkhouser, MD
Specializes in Dermatology
208 Bunn Drive
Princeton, NJ
 

Dr. Martha Funkhouser's area of specialization is dermatology (skin disorders). Dr. Funkhouser is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. Her areas of expertise include the following: rosacea, moles, and dermabrasion. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Funkhouser's education and training includes medical school at the University of Minnesota Medical School and Tufts University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She is affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System.

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Relevant Interests: , biopsy

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Moles, Psoriasis, Vitiligo, Botox Injection, Cysts, Sclerotherapy, Birthmark Removal, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 32
  • Charge (avg.): $114
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $94
Dr. Rachel M Grossman, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Dermatology
208 Bunn Drive
Princeton, NJ
 

Dr. Rachel Grossman's specialty is pediatric dermatology. These areas are among her clinical interests: phototherapy (light therapy), moles, and acne. On average, patients gave her a rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Grossman is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing her residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College, Dr. Grossman attended medical school at Duke University School of Medicine. Dr. Grossman is affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System.

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Relevant Interests: , skin biopsy

All Interests: Moles, Psoriasis, Vitiligo, Cysts, Skin Cancer, Facial Problems, Hair Problems, Acne, Cosmetic Skin ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 137
  • Charge (avg.): $114
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $106
Dr. Matthew Evan Halpern, MD
Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
59 One Mile Road Extension; Suite G
East Windsor, NJ
 

Dr. Matthew Halpern's area of specialization is MOHS-micrographic surgery. He is especially interested in mohs surgery. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and QualCare. Dr. Halpern attended Harvard Medical School and subsequently trained at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center for residency. He is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System and Lankenau Medical Center. Dr. Halpern's practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Mohs Surgery

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 88
  • Charge (avg.): $139
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $75
Dr. Sanjiv Krishna Patankar, MD
Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
124 Stanhope Street
Princeton, NJ
 

Dr. Sanjiv Patankar's specialty is colon & rectal surgery. His clinical interests include colorectal surgery procedures, cancer, and ulcerative colitis. He is affiliated with Saint Peter's Healthcare System (New Jersey) and Princeton HealthCare System. Before completing his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Flushing Hospital Medical Center, and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College, Dr. Patankar attended medical school at New York Medical College, Seth G.S. Medical College, and Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Patankar accepts.

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Clinical Interests: Ulcerative Colitis, Colorectal Surgery Procedures, Laparoscopic Surgery, Intestinal Problems, Da ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 11
  • Charge (avg.): $1,100
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $297
Dr. Roderick T Kaufmann Jr., MD
Specializes in Dermatology
301 North Harrison; Suite 1e
Princeton, NJ
 

Dr. Roderick Kaufmann is a specialist in dermatology (skin disorders). Dr. Kaufmann's average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include moles, acne, and laser skin surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, North Shore University Hospital, and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College, Dr. Kaufmann attended medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School.

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Relevant Interests: , biopsy

All Interests: Laser Skin Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery, Juvederm, Chemical Peels, Skin Cancer, Facial Problems, Hair ... (Read more)

Dr. David A Wrone, MD
Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
208 Bunn Drive
Princeton, NJ
 

Dr. David Wrone's area of specialization is MOHS-micrographic surgery. After attending Stanford University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Harvard University. Areas of expertise for Dr. Wrone include laser skin surgery, spider veins, and tattoo removal. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and Aetna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Wrone accepts. He is affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System.

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Relevant Interests: , biopsy

All Interests: Laser Skin Surgery, Botox Injection, Cysts, Hair Transplant, Sclerotherapy, Cosmetic Surgery, Laser ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 145
  • Charge (avg.): $117
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $97
Dr. David B Sokol, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
5 Plainsboro Road - Medical Arts Pavilion; 3rd Floor, Suite 300
Plainsboro, NJ
 

Dr. David Sokol is a Plainsboro, NJ physician who specializes in general internal medicine, adult hematology, and adult oncology. His areas of expertise include idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP), lung cancer, and hodgkin's lymphoma. Dr. Sokol is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and Aetna. He obtained his medical school training at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Temple University Hospital. He is affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System.

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Relevant Interests: , bone marrow exam (aspiration and biopsy)

All Interests: Platelet Disorders, Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura, Blood Cancers, Bone Marrow Exam, Bone ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 11
  • Charge (avg.): $470
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $192
Dr. Robert Fred Meirowitz, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, General Internal Medicine
731 Alexander Road; Suite 100
Princeton, NJ
 

Dr. Robert Meirowitz's areas of specialization are adult gastroenterology and general internal medicine. Dr. Meirowitz's areas of expertise include the following: colon cancer, celiac disease, and crohn's disease. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, Aetna, and more. His education and training includes medical school at New York Medical College and Georgetown University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). Dr. Meirowitz is affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System.

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Clinical Interests: Hepatitis, Hepatitis C, Celiac Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Cirrhosis, Diagnostic Endoscopy, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 230
  • Charge (avg.): $852 - $1,365
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $176 - $292
Dr. Sidney Jacob Goldfarb, MD
Specializes in Urology
419 N Harrison Street; Suite 206
Princeton, NJ
 

Dr. Sidney Goldfarb sees patients in Princeton, NJ. His medical specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). His average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: bladder cancer, cystoscopy (bladder endoscopy), and cryosurgery. Dr. Goldfarb is professionally affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Goldfarb graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University.

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Clinical Interests: Prostate Problems, Cystoscopy, Cryosurgery, Incontinence, Circumcision, Erectile Dysfunction, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 22
  • Charge (avg.): $344
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $234
Dr. Kevin S Skole, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
5 Plainsboro Road - Medical Arts Pavilion; 3rd Floor, Suite 300
Plainsboro, NJ
 

Dr. Kevin Skole specializes in adult gastroenterology. His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Skole include colon cancer, hemorrhoid banding, and celiac disease. Dr. Skole honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and Aetna. Dr. Skole graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. He trained at Temple University Hospital for residency. He is affiliated with Princeton HealthCare System.

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Clinical Interests: Pain, Hepatitis, Hepatitis C, Celiac Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Gastroparesis, Cirrhosis, Liver ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 96
  • Charge (avg.): $800 - $1,117
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $143 - $248

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What is a Biopsy?

A biopsy is a procedure performed to remove a small sample of cells for testing. The cells are examined in a laboratory to check for disease, or sometimes to see how badly a known disease is affecting them. Biopsy can be performed on any part of the body.

Although biopsy is most often associated with cancer, it can also be used to check for other diseases, such as infections. A biopsy sample can be scraped, cut, collected with a needle, taken with a machine that punches out a tiny piece, or removed with the tiny tools in an endoscope.

In most cases, a biopsy is a simple outpatient procedure. Depending on your procedure, you may need to stop taking certain medications beforehand, such as blood thinners. Be certain to tell your doctor if you are pregnant, as certain biopsies require the use of x-rays to guide the needle to the right location. There is usually very little pain associated with a biopsy. You will have to wait a few days to hear the results.
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