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Dr. Stafford Roy Broumand, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
75 East 71 Street
New York City, NY
 

Dr. Stafford Broumand is a specialist in plastic surgery. Dr. Broumand is rated highly by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Broumand include dermabrasion, rhinoplasty, and botulinum toxin injection. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients. Dr. Broumand graduated from Yale School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Massachusetts General Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School. Dr. Broumand has received professional recognition including the following: New York Super Doctors. Dr. Broumand (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and French.

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Relevant Interests: , botulinum toxin injection

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Down Syndrome, Endoscopic Surgery, Pec Implants, Injectable ... (Read more)

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Dr. Mehrdad Anesthesiologist Hedayatnia, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
506 Sixth Street
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Mehrdad Hedayatnia practices anesthesiology and pain medicine in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Hedayatnia (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin, Hebrew, and Spanish. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hedayatnia include knee problems, cancer, and pain management. His professional affiliations include VA NY Harbor Healthcare System and New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital. He is a graduate of Shaheed Beheshti Medical University and a graduate of New York Methodist Hospital's residency program. Dr. Hedayatnia's average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Healthfirst, and Workers' Compensation. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Hedayatnia's office for an appointment.

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Clinical Interests: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Back Problems, Knee Problems, Neck Problems, Cancer, Injuries, Nerve ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,000
  • Medicare Cost: $206
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Dr. Douglas David Altchek, MD
Specializes in Dermatology
115 East 61st Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Douglas Altchek is a medical specialist in dermatology (skin disorders). His areas of expertise include the following: moles, dermabrasion, and acne. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Altchek is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Complutense University of Madrid Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Altchek has received professional recognition including the following: New York Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Altchek (or staff) speaks Hebrew, Spanish, and German. Dr. Altchek has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , botulinum toxin injection

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Moles, Psoriasis, Eczema, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Sclerotherapy, Injectable ... (Read more)

Dr. Barry Goldenberg, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
200 East End Avenue
New York, NY
 

Dr. Barry Goldenberg specializes in plastic surgery. These areas are among Dr. Goldenberg's clinical interests: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. He accepts Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of New York Medical College. In addition to English, Dr. Goldenberg speaks Spanish. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , botulinum toxin injection

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Dermabrasion, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, Microsurgery, Laser ... (Read more)

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Dr. Mark F Tesser, MD
Specializes in Dermatology
24 Prospect Park W
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Mark Tesser's specialty is dermatology (skin disorders). These areas are among Dr. Tesser's clinical interests: basal cell carcinoma, actinic keratosis, and acne. He attended medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, Viant, and more. He has received the following distinction: New York Super Doctors. Dr. Tesser welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , botulinum toxin injection

All Interests: Acne, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Skin Biopsy, Removal of Skin Lesion, Basal Cell Carcinoma, Actinic ... (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.