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We found 5 providers matching chemodenervation and who accept United Healthcare Gold near York, PA.

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Dr. Marc Jay Hirschbein, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
25 Monument Rd.-suite 297
York, PA
 

Dr. Marc Hirschbein is a physician who specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease). Areas of expertise for Dr. Hirschbein include plastic surgery procedures, blepharospasm, and laser treatment. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sinai Hospital of Baltimore and WellSpan York Hospital. Before completing his residency at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Dr. Hirschbein attended medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. He takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Capital BlueCross, in addition to other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , Botox injection

All Interests: Botox Injection, Endoscopic Surgery, Blepharospasm, Eyelid Problems, Reconstructive Surgery, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $437
  • Medicare Cost: $150
Dr. Samuel Anthony Yost Jr., MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
50 Wyntre Brooke Drive
York, PA
 

Dr. Samuel Yost is a specialist in plastic surgery. He works in York, PA and Gettysburg, PA. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Yost include eyelid surgery, dermabrasion, and second opinions. Dr. Yost is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dr. Yost graduated from MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Hahnemann University Hospital. His professional affiliations include WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital, WellSpan Medical Group, and WellSpan York Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , Botox injection, botulinum toxin injection

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Second Opinions, Breast Augmentation, Injectable Fillers, Cosmetic Surgery, Breast ... (Read more)

Dr. Anthony Crofton May, MD
Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology
228 Saint Charles Way
York, PA
 

Dr. Anthony May is a neurophysiologist and neurologist in York, PA and Gettysburg, PA. His clinical interests include movement disorders, epilepsy, and neuropathy (nerve dysfunction). United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. May accepts. He graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. May trained at a hospital affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University. Dr. May is affiliated with Ephrata Community Hospital, WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital, and WellSpan Medical Group. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , Botox injection

All Interests: Botox Injection, Neuropathy, Movement Disorders, Epilepsy

Dr. Daniel Carmine De Falcis, MD
Specializes in Pain Medicine, Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
1850 Normandie Drive
York, PA
 

Dr. Daniel Defalcis is a pain specialist and spinal cord injury specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Defalcis include nerve conduction studies (NCS), trigger point injections, and second opinions. He is professionally affiliated with WellSpan York Hospital. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Highmark, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Defalcis attended Penn State College of Medicine for medical school. In addition to English, Dr. Defalcis (or staff) speaks French and Italian.

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Relevant Interests: , Botox injection

All Interests: Second Opinions, Electromyography, Botox Injection, Forensic Evaluations, Joint Aspiration, ... (Read more)

Dr. Bruce Edward Sicilia, MD
Specializes in Pain Medicine, Spinal Cord Injury Medicine, Electrodiagnostic Medicine
1881 Loucks Road
York, PA
 

Dr. Bruce Sicilia is a pain doctor, spinal cord injury specialist, and electrodiagnostic medicine specialist. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include spasticity, pain management, and stroke. Dr. Sicilia is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Capital BlueCross. Dr. Sicilia attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and subsequently trained at George Washington University Medical Center for residency. He is professionally affiliated with WellSpan Health.

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Relevant Interests: , Botox injection

All Interests: Sports Health, Electromyography, Botox Injection, Neuromuscular Disorders, Fibromyalgia, Joint ... (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.