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We found 6 providers matching biopsy and who accept United Healthcare Bronze HMO near New York, NY.

Dr. Daniel Howard Sterman, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Adult Pulmonology
462 First Avenue; Obv 605
New York, NY
 

Dr. Daniel Sterman is an adult critical care specialist and pulmonologist. His areas of expertise include the following: non-small cell lung cancer, mesothelioma, and mediastinal tumor. He is professionally affiliated with Perlmutter Cancer Center. Dr. Sterman studied medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. He honors Coresource, Vytra, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Sterman has received the distinction of Philadelphia Super Doctors.

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Clinical Interests: Stenosis, Lung Problems, Trachea Problems, Lung Cancer, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, Mesothelioma, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 77
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,271 - $1,953
  • Medicare Cost: $92 - $213
Dr. Reza Mehrazin, MD
Specializes in Urology
10 Union Square; Suite 3a
New York, NY
 

Dr. Reza Mehrazin's specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). Clinical interests for Dr. Mehrazin include adrenalectomy (adrenal surgery), robotic kidney surgery, and bladder cancer. Dr. Mehrazin is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Healthfirst, and United Healthcare Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee. He has received the following distinctions: Best of Session Poster (First Palce) AUA Annual Meeting Best of Session Poster (First Place) and AUA 2009 Gerald P. Murphy Scholar Watson Pharmaceutical Company and AUA. His professional affiliations include Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Roosevelt, and The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Mehrazin's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , prostate biopsy

All Interests: Bladder Cancer, Kidney Stones, Robotic Prostatectomy, Kidney Cancer, Laparoscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Constantinos G Hadjipanayis, PhD, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
10 Union Square - Pacc, Floor 5 Room, Suite 5e; 10 Union Square
New York, NY
 

Dr. Constantinos Hadjipanayis' medical specialty is neurosurgery. In addition to English, he speaks Greek. His clinical interests include hemifacial spasm, skull base cancer, and acoustic neuroma. Dr. Hadjipanayis studied medicine at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. His medical residency was performed at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna Medicare, and United Healthcare HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Hadjipanayis has received include Bernard B. Rotko Scholarship Jefferson Medical College; Health Care Hero Award Winner Atlanta Business Chronicle; and Emory Clinic Leadership Development. He welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Hemifacial Spasm, Meningioma, Neuroendoscopy, Hydrocephalus, Subdural Hematoma, Hemangiomas, Brain ... (Read more)

Dr. Ladan Shahabi, MD
Specializes in Dermatology
530 1st Avenue; Suite 7h
New York, NY
 

Dr. Ladan Shahabi's area of specialization is dermatology (skin disorders). She obtained her medical school training at the University of Michigan Medical School and performed her residency at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University and a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. Dr. Shahabi's clinical interests include hair problems, actinic keratosis, and rosacea. She takes several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. She has received the distinction of New York Rising Stars. Dr. Shahabi is professionally affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center.

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Clinical Interests: Sclerotherapy, Chemical Peels, Hair Problems, Rosacea, Spider Veins, Laser Surgery, Skin Issues, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 63
  • Uninsured Cost: $275
  • Medicare Cost: $117
Dr. Marcy Shera Alvarez, DO
Specializes in Dermatology
1425 Madison Avenue; Icahn (east) Building, Floor 2nd Fl. -dermatology Room L2-28 (box 1.
New York, NY
 

Dr. Marcy Alvarez practices dermatology (skin disorders). Her clinical interests include actinic keratosis, rosacea, and acne. Dr. Alvarez attended medical school at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. She trained at Lutheran Medical Center for her residency. On average, patients gave her a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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Relevant Interests: , skin biopsy

All Interests: Psoriasis, Eczema, Skin Cancer, Rosacea, Acne, Skin Biopsy, Actinic Keratosis

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 49
  • Uninsured Cost: $177
  • Medicare Cost: $111
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Specializes in Surgery
 

Dr. David Kaderis is a surgery specialist. He takes United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 48
  • Uninsured Cost: $713 - $1,040
  • Medicare Cost: $220 - $315

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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.