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We found 137 providers matching biopsy and who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Premier 101, a Multi-State Plan near Houston, TX.

Dr. Stephen Zane Fadem, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Stephen Fadem, who practices in Houston, TX, is a medical specialist in adult nephrology. His areas of expertise include kidney problems, hemodialysis, and renal (kidney) biopsy. Dr. Fadem's hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Methodist, Park Plaza Hospital, and Texas Heart Institute (THI). He attended medical school at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. Dr. Fadem trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston for his residency. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , renal (kidney) biopsy

All Interests: Hypertension, Hemodialysis, Kidney Problems, Transplant Procedures, Renal Biopsy, Peritoneal ... (Read more)

Dr. Joseph Stapleton Coselli, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
6770 Bertner Avenue, Divsion of Cardiothoracic Surgery; Suite C330
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Joseph Coselli works as a cardiac surgeon, vascular surgeon, and chest surgeon. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. These areas are among Dr. Coselli's clinical interests: video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), mitral valve prolapse, and thyroid problems. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Texas Heart Institute (THI). He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Coselli's practice is open to new patients. He attended the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , lung biopsy

All Interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Lung Biopsy, Vascular Surgery Procedures, Gallstones, Abdominal Aortic ... (Read more)

Dr. Elie Nagib Saber, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1200 Binz Street; Suite 635
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Elie Saber practices adult nephrology in Houston, TX. Before completing his residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Dr. Saber attended medical school at Saint Joseph University of Beirut. Dr. Saber's areas of expertise include diabetes, hypotension (low blood pressure), and kidney stones. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Saber (or staff) is conversant in Arabic and French. Dr. Saber's professional affiliations include Houston Methodist, Memorial Hermann, and Park Plaza Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , renal (kidney) biopsy

All Interests: Kidney Stones, Hypertension, Diabetes, High Cholesterol, Kidney Problems, Kidney Failure, Renal ... (Read more)

Dr. Wasae Seyed Tabibi, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Wasae Tabibi specializes in adult nephrology. In addition to English, Dr. Tabibi (or staff) speaks Arabic and Italian. His areas of expertise consist of diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), and renal (kidney) biopsy. His professional affiliations include Houston Methodist, Park Plaza Hospital, and Memorial Hermann. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas, Dr. Tabibi attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, as well as other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , renal (kidney) biopsy

All Interests: Hypertension, Diabetes, Kidney Problems, Kidney Failure, Renal Biopsy

Dr. John Pedro Frommer, MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Nephrology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. J. Frommer's specialty is adult nephrology. He studied medicine at the University of Chile Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Frommer trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto for residency. His areas of expertise include the following: kidney stones, hypertension (high blood pressure), and lupus. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Frommer speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Methodist, Memorial Hermann, and Park Plaza Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , renal (kidney) biopsy

All Interests: Kidney Stones, Hypertension, Lupus, Kidney Problems, Kidney Failure, Renal Biopsy, Dialysis

Dr. Charles Elmer Manner Jr., MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology, Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Charles Manner specializes in surgical oncology (cancer surgery), adult hematology, and adult oncology and practices in Houston, TX. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Manner include anemia, colon cancer, and bone marrow aspiration. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Manner honors. He studied medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Dr. Manner has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Manner speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist, Park Plaza Hospital, and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston). He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Bone Marrow Aspiration, Sickle Cell Disease, Colon Cancer, Surgical Procedures, Leukemia, Lymphoma, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 28
  • Uninsured Cost: $34 - $517
  • Medicare Cost: $12 - $168
Dr. Christopher Henry Kwoh, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1415 La Concha Lane
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Christopher Kwoh practices adult nephrology in Houston, TX and The Woodlands, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Kwoh include renal angioplasty, kidney stones, and anemia. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kwoh honors. He attended Baylor College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Kwoh include: Texas Rising Stars and Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Kwoh speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Tomball Regional Medical Center, and Houston Methodist. Dr. Kwoh welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , biopsy, renal (kidney) biopsy

All Interests: Renal Angioplasty, Glomerulonephritis, Electrolyte Disorders, Kidney Stones, Hypertension, Kidney ... (Read more)

Dr. Uday Mohan Khosla, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Uday Khosla is an adult nephrology specialist in Houston, TX, Sugar Land, TX, and Katy, TX. His areas of expertise include the following: kidney stones, hypertension (high blood pressure), and renal (kidney) biopsy. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Park Plaza Hospital. After attending the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine for medical school, Dr. Khosla completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Amerigroup Star, and more. Dr. Khosla's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , renal (kidney) biopsy

All Interests: Kidney Stones, Hypertension, Kidney Transplant, Kidney Problems, Kidney Failure, Renal Biopsy, ... (Read more)

Dr. George Vasilios Letsou, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
6410 Fannin; Suite 450
Houston, TX
 

Dr. George Letsou works as a cardiac surgeon, general surgeon, and chest surgeon. Areas of expertise for Dr. Letsou include aortic valve replacement, heart attack, and mitral valve disease. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Clinic, Houston Methodist, and Texas Heart Institute (THI). Dr. Letsou is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He has an open panel. Dr. Letsou is a graduate of Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and a graduate of Yale-New Haven Hospital's residency program.

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Relevant Interests: , lung biopsy

All Interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Lung Biopsy, Beating Heart Coronary Bypass Surgery, Lung Tumor Resection, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mehreen Sohban Khan, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Adult Nephrology
1200 Binz Street; Suite 690
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Mehreen Khan is a physician who specializes in general internal medicine and adult nephrology. Dr. Khan's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Her clinical interests include kidney stones, anemia, and hypertension (high blood pressure). She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star. She graduated from Dow Medical College. For her professional training, Dr. Khan completed a residency program at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Park Plaza Hospital. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , renal (kidney) biopsy

All Interests: Kidney Stones, Hypertension, Kidney Transplant, Physical Exams, Kidney Problems, Kidney Failure, ... (Read more)

Dr. Rupal S Patel, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1200 Binz Street; Suite 1180
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Rupal Patel practices adult nephrology in Houston, TX and Sugar Land, TX. He graduated from Baylor College of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Patel completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Patel include kidney stones, hypertension (high blood pressure), and renal (kidney) biopsy. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Patel honors. His professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, and Houston Methodist. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , renal (kidney) biopsy

All Interests: Kidney Stones, Hypertension, Kidney Transplant, Kidney Problems, Kidney Failure, Renal Biopsy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Uttam Tripathy, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Uttam Tripathy practices cardiac surgery, general surgery, and vascular surgery in Sugar Land, TX, Houston, TX, and Richmond, TX. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Tripathy include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), and lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS). He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. After attending S.C.B. Medical College, Cuttack for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Tripathy's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , lung biopsy

All Interests: Lung Biopsy, Lung Tumor Resection, Aneurysm, Surgical Procedures, Thoracic Surgery Procedures, ... (Read more)

Dr. Abdul Ali Abdellatif, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
6565 Fannin; Suite 1201
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Abdul Abdellatif is an adult nephrology specialist in Webster, TX, Houston, TX, and Nassau Bay, TX. Areas of expertise for Dr. Abdellatif include hypotension (low blood pressure), anemia, and adolescent issues. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital and Houston Methodist. Dr. Abdellatif's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , biopsy, renal (kidney) biopsy

All Interests: Adolescent Issues, Hypertension, Lupus, Kidney Problems, Kidney Failure, Renal Biopsy, Hypotension, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 25
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,034
  • Medicare Cost: $144
Dr. Lazaro Cherem, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Adult Nephrology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Lazaro Cherem specializes in general internal medicine and adult nephrology. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: diabetes, renal angioplasty, and hypertension (high blood pressure). Dr. Cherem's professional affiliations include Houston Methodist and Park Plaza Hospital. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Cherem honors. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Cherem's office for an appointment. His education and training includes medical school at Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine and the University of Guadalajara, University Center of Health Sciences and residency at Elmhurst Hospital Center.

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Relevant Interests: , biopsy, renal (kidney) biopsy

All Interests: Renal Angioplasty, Hypertension, Diabetes, Kidney Failure, Renal Biopsy, Biopsy, Parathyroid ... (Read more)

Dr. George Michel Nassar, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Adult Nephrology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. George Nassar works as a general internist and adult nephrologist. He studied medicine at American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. These areas are among Dr. Nassar's clinical interests: renal angioplasty, kidney stones, and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Nassar is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston). He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , renal (kidney) biopsy

All Interests: Renal Angioplasty, Kidney Stones, Hypertension, Kidney Transplant, Angiogram, Pancreas Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Samir Kumar Sahai, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Samir Sahai specializes in adult nephrology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Sahai include renal angioplasty, hypertension (high blood pressure), and lupus. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Sahai attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. For his professional training, Dr. Sahai completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, and Houston Methodist. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , renal (kidney) biopsy

All Interests: Renal Angioplasty, Hypertension, Lupus, Kidney Problems, Vasculitis, Kidney Failure, Renal Biopsy, ... (Read more)

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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.