We found 4 providers matching cryosurgery and who accept United Healthcare near Lansdale, PA.

Dr. Donald James De Brakeleer, DO
Specializes in General Gynecology
1000 Walnut Street; #122
Lansdale, PA
 

Dr. Donald Debrakeleer's area of specialization is general gynecology. These areas are among Dr. Debrakeleer's clinical interests: sexually transmitted diseases (STds), menopause, and sexual dysfunction. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Einstein Healthcare Network and Abington Health. He accepts Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients. He attended medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Debrakeleer completed his residency training at Hahnemann University Hospital.

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Specializes in General Gynecology
1000 Walnut Street
Lansdale, PA
 

Dr. Ravy Lu specializes in general gynecology. She attended Temple University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Temple University Hospital for residency. Her areas of expertise include menopause, osteoporosis, and premenstrual syndrome (PMS). Patient ratings for Dr. Lu average 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Lu is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She is conversant in Khmer. She is professionally affiliated with Einstein Healthcare Network and Abington Health. She is open to new patients.

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Dr. Arunan Sivalingam, MD
Specializes in Surgery, Vitreoretinal Diseases
125 Medical Campus Drive; Suite 315
Lansdale, PA
 

Dr. Arunan Sivalingam works as a surgeon and retina specialist. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: macular degeneration, macular hole, and retinoblastoma. Dr. Sivalingam is in-network for United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare HSA, and AmeriHealth, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Wills Eye Institute, Dr. Sivalingam attended medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. He has received the distinction of Philadelphia Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Wills Eye Hospital, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, and Abington Health. Dr. Sivalingam is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Joseph I Maguire, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
125 Medical Campus Drive; Suite 315
Lansdale, PA
 

Dr. Joseph Maguire's medical specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. These areas are among his clinical interests: macular degeneration, macular hole, and macular edema. Dr. Maguire's professional affiliations include Abington Health, Lankenau Medical Center, and Chestnut Hill Hospital. He accepts United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare HSA, and AmeriHealth, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has an open panel. Before completing his residency at Wills Eye Institute, Dr. Maguire attended medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Maguire include: Philadelphia Super Doctors and Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs.

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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.
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