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We found 60 providers matching biopsy and who accept Health Net near Port Jefferson Station, NY.

Dr. Nand Kishore Wadhwa, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
26 Research Way
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Nand Wadhwa specializes in adult nephrology and practices in East Setauket, NY. Dr. Wadhwa studied medicine at Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences and Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak. Clinical interests for Dr. Wadhwa include renal artery stenosis, polycystic kidney disease, and kidney stones. He honors Viant, Healthfirst, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Wadhwa (or staff) speaks Hindi.

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Relevant Interests: , renal (kidney) biopsy

All Interests: Polycystic Kidney Disease, Glomerulonephritis, Metabolism, Cysts, Renal Vascular Disease, Research, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Nephrology
5225 Nesconset Highway; Suite 12
Port Jefferson Station, NY
 

Dr. Xiaolei Zhu's area of specialization is adult nephrology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Zhu include kidney stones, glomerulonephritis, and hypertension (high blood pressure). Dr. Zhu is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield. After attending Shanghai Medical University for medical school, she completed her residency training at Bridgeport Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , renal (kidney) biopsy

All Interests: Glomerulonephritis, Transplant Procedures, Cysts, Kidney Stones, Renal Biopsy, Hypertension, Kidney ... (Read more)

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Dr. Brian J OHea, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology
37 Research Way
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Brian O'Hea's area of specialization is surgical oncology (cancer surgery). Patient ratings for Dr. O'Hea average 4.0 stars out of 5. He has indicated that his clinical interests include breast biopsy, cancer surgery, and breast surgery. He takes several insurance carriers, including Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), Fidelis, and Viant. Dr. O'Hea graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers.

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Relevant Interests: , breast biopsy

All Interests: Cancer Surgery, Breast Biopsy, Breast Surgery, Breast Issues, Surgical Procedures, Cancer, Breast ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 35
  • Uninsured Cost: $2,195 - $3,745
  • Medicare Cost: $284 - $514
Dr. Sandeep Krishnamohan Mallipattu, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
26 Research Way; Stony Brook Internists, Ufpc
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Sandeep Mallipattu is an adult nephrology specialist. Dr. Mallipattu attended medical school at Boston University School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Mount Sinai School of Medicine. These areas are among his clinical interests: kidney stones, glomerulonephritis, and hypertension (high blood pressure). Viant, Healthfirst, and CIGNA Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mallipattu takes.

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Relevant Interests: , renal (kidney) biopsy

All Interests: Glomerulonephritis, Transplant Procedures, Clinical Trials, Cysts, Kidney Stones, Renal Biopsy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Lukasz Czerwonka, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology, Otolaryngology
Stony Brook Technology Park; 37 Research Way
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Lukasz Czerwonka is a surgical oncologist and otolaryngologist. His clinical interests include fine needle aspiration (FNA), thyroid cancer, and sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB). Dr. Czerwonka graduated from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and then he performed his residency at Western Reserve Care System and a hospital affiliated with Wright State University. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including HealthSmart, Viant, and Healthfirst.

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Relevant Interests: , fine needle aspiration (FNA), sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB)

All Interests: Cancer Surgery, Thyroid Problems, Fine Needle Aspiration, Thyroid Cancer, Sentinel Lymph Node ... (Read more)

Dr. Triantafillos John Fillos, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
235 N Belle Mead Road
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Triantafillos Fillos is a physician who specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Fillos (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, German, and Greek. These areas are among his clinical interests: cancer and blood disorders. Dr. Fillos is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, St. Francis Hospital, and North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset. Dr. Fillos attended St. George's University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Viant, Healthfirst, and more.

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Clinical Interests: Blood Disorders, Cancer

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 24
  • Uninsured Cost: $14 - $196
  • Medicare Cost: $14 - $196
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Dr. David Allan Baker, MD
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine
6 Technology Drive
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. David Baker's specialty is maternal and fetal medicine (perinatology). Clinical interests for Dr. Baker include colposcopy, genital warts, and loop electrosurgical excision (LEEP). He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Baker graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He has received professional recognition including the following: New York Metro Area's Top Doctors, Castle Connolly. Dr. Baker speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include St. Charles Hospital (Port Jefferson, NY), St. Catherine of Siena Hospital, and Stony Brook University Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , cone biopsy (conization), loop electrosurgical excision (LEEP)

All Interests: Warts, Colposcopy, Loop Electrosurgical Excision, Cervix Problems, Vaginitis, Genital Warts, ... (Read more)

Dr. Frank Sam Darras, MD
Specializes in Urology
24 Research Way; Suite 500
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Frank Darras is an East Setauket, NY physician who specializes in urology (urinary tract disease). Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University, Dr. Darras attended medical school at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. His areas of expertise include bladder cancer, urge incontinence (overactive bladder), and benign prostatic hyperplasia (enlarged prostate). He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Darras (or staff) speaks Spanish and Greek.

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Clinical Interests: Prostate Problems, Bladder Cancer, Transplant Procedures, Urinary Incontinence, Urge Incontinence, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 30
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,500
  • Medicare Cost: $162
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Dr. Minsig Choi, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
3 Edmund Pellegrino Road
Stony Brook, NY
 

Dr. Minsig Choi is a Stony Brook, NY physician who specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology. In addition to English, Dr. Choi (or staff) speaks Urdu, Mandarin, and Arabic. Dr. Choi has a special interest in bleeding disorders, colon cancer, and cancer prevention. He studied medicine at Far Eastern University, Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation. Dr. Choi trained at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science for residency. HealthSmart, Viant, and Healthfirst are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Choi accepts.

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Relevant Interests: , bone marrow biopsy

All Interests: Clinical Trials, Bone Marrow Biopsy, Cancer Prevention, Gastrointestinal Problems, Colon Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Deepak Sadanand Desai, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Other
101 Nicolls Road
Stony Brook, NY
 

Dr. Deepak Desai practices adult gastroenterology. Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Desai takes. Dr. Desai attended Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum and Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru Memorial Medical College, Raipur and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center. Dr. Desai (or staff) speaks Urdu, Mandarin, and Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Catherine of Siena Hospital, Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center, and Stony Brook University Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 69
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,093 - $1,100
  • Medicare Cost: $151 - $281
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Dr. Richard August Clark, MD
Specializes in Dermatology
181 Belle Mead Road; Suite 5
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Richard Clark's medical specialty is dermatology (skin disorders). These areas are among his clinical interests: basal cell carcinoma, contact dermatitis, and skin biopsy. He is in-network for Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), Fidelis, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Clark graduated from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Dr. Clark completed his residency training at Strong Memorial Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. In addition to English, Dr. Clark (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Arabic, and Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , skin biopsy

All Interests: Eczema, Atopic Dermatitis, Basal Cell Carcinoma, Contact Dermatitis, Hives, Cutaneous Lymphoma, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 134
  • Uninsured Cost: $242
  • Medicare Cost: $123
Dr. Jonathan Michael Buscaglia, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
3 Technology Drive; Stony Brook University Physicians
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Jonathan Buscaglia is an adult gastroenterologist in East Setauket, NY. His clinical interests include esophageal cancer, stomach cancer, and gallstones. Dr. Buscaglia accepts Viant, Healthfirst, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Buscaglia (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian.

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Clinical Interests: Gallstones, Esophagus Problems, Gallbladder Problems, Pancreas Problems, Esophageal Cancer, Stomach ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 249
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,100 - $1,950
  • Medicare Cost: $115 - $428
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Dr. Joyce Varughese-Raju, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
3 Edmund Pellegrino Road
Stony Brook, NY
 

Dr. Joyce Varughese-Raju works as a gynecologic oncologist in Bohemia, NY and Stony Brook, NY. Dr. Varughese-Raju's clinical interests include cervix problems, colposcopy, and cone biopsy (conization). She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Viant, Healthfirst, and CIGNA Plans. She studied medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. Her residency was performed at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Dr. Varughese-Raju (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian.

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Relevant Interests: , cone biopsy (conization)

All Interests: Colposcopy, Cervix Problems, Gynecologic Cancer, HPV, Hysterectomy, Gynecologic Surgery, Cone ... (Read more)

Dr. Adam Joseph Korzenko, MD
Specializes in Dermatology
6 Medical Drive; Port Jefferson Professional Park, Suite D
Port Jefferson Station, NY
 

Dr. Adam Korzenko's area of specialization is dermatology (skin disorders). He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. These areas are among his clinical interests: nail fungus, cryotherapy, and acne. Dr. Korzenko is affiliated with Stony Brook University Hospital. Dr. Korzenko honors Viant, Healthfirst, CIGNA Plans, and more. He graduated from Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center. He is conversant in Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , skin biopsy

All Interests: Cryosurgery, Psoriasis, Allergies, Nail Fungus, Skin Cancer, Skin Testing, Acne, Impetigo, Skin ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 474
  • Uninsured Cost: $216 - $458
  • Medicare Cost: $93 - $211
Dr. Noshir Anthony Dacosta, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
181 N. Belle Meade Road
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Noshir Dacosta is a hematologist and oncologist. His clinical interests include lung cancer, colon cancer, and breast cancer. Dr. Dacosta takes several insurance carriers, including Viant, Healthfirst, and CIGNA Plans. He studied medicine at Seth G.S. Medical College.

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Relevant Interests: , bone marrow biopsy

All Interests: Bone Marrow Biopsy, Bone Problems, Gastrointestinal Problems, Colon Cancer, Blood Disorders, Lung ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 64
  • Uninsured Cost: $32 - $299
  • Medicare Cost: $14 - $196
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Dr. Jordan Barry Slutsky, MD
Specializes in MOHS-Micrographic Surgery
181 N. Belle Mead Road; Suite 5
East Setauket, NY
 

Dr. Jordan Slutsky's specialty is MOHS-micrographic surgery. His clinical interests include warts, contact dermatitis, and rosacea. Dr. Slutsky is professionally affiliated with Northport VA Medical Center. After completing medical school at Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center. Patient ratings for Dr. Slutsky average 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts HealthSmart, Viant, and Healthfirst, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: New York Rising Stars.

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Relevant Interests: , skin biopsy

All Interests: Warts, Eczema, Vitiligo, Atopic Dermatitis, Contact Dermatitis, Hives, Skin Cancer, Rosacea, Acne, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 61
  • Uninsured Cost: $223
  • Medicare Cost: $113

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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.