We found 173 providers matching biopsy and who accept United Healthcare POS near Houston, TX.

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

Dr. Elie Saber specializes in adult nephrology. His areas of expertise include the following: diabetes, hypotension (low blood pressure), and kidney stones. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist, Memorial Hermann, and Park Plaza Hospital. Dr. Saber is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, in addition to other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients. After attending Saint Joseph University of Beirut for medical school, Dr. Saber completed his residency training at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. In addition to English, Dr. Saber (or staff) speaks Arabic and French.

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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. Joseph Stapleton Coselli, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Joseph Coselli's areas of specialization are cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, and thoracic surgery; he sees patients in Houston, TX. Areas of expertise for Dr. Coselli include video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), mitral valve prolapse, and thyroid problems. He is affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Baylor Clinic. Dr. Coselli's education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Coselli average 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Coselli has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , lung biopsy

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

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

Dr. J. Frommer's area of specialization is adult nephrology. Dr. Frommer is conversant in Spanish. Clinical interests for Dr. Frommer include diabetes, kidney stones, and hypertension (high blood pressure). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Methodist, Memorial Hermann, and Park Plaza Hospital. He attended the University of Chile Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto for residency. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Frommer has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , renal (kidney) biopsy

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

Dr. Christopher Henry Kwoh, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1415 La Concha Lane
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Christopher Kwoh's specialty is adult nephrology. Clinical interests for Dr. Kwoh include renal angioplasty, kidney stones, and anemia. Dr. Kwoh is professionally affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Tomball Regional Medical Center, and Houston Methodist. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. He is a graduate of Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Kwoh's medical residency was performed at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Kwoh include: Texas Super Doctors and Texas Rising Stars. In addition to English, Dr. Kwoh speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , biopsy, renal (kidney) biopsy

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

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

Dr. Mehreen Khan practices general internal medicine and adult nephrology in Houston, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Khan include kidney stones, anemia, and hypertension (high blood pressure). She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport, Dr. Khan attended Dow Medical College for medical school. Dr. Khan's professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Park Plaza Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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

Dr. Uttam Tripathy specializes in cardiac surgery, general surgery, and vascular surgery. He attended S.C.B. Medical College, Cuttack for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) for residency. Clinical interests for Dr. Tripathy include arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), and lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS). The average patient rating for Dr. Tripathy is 3.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Tripathy is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He 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 practices adult nephrology in Webster, TX, Houston, TX, and Nassau Bay, TX. Dr. Abdellatif graduated from Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio for his residency. His areas of expertise include hypotension (low blood pressure), anemia, and adolescent issues. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. His professional affiliations include Texas Children’s Hospital, Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, and Houston Methodist. Dr. Abdellatif has an open panel.

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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

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 25
  • Charge (avg.): $1,034
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $144
Dr. Whitson B Etheridge II, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
6624 Fannin Street; Suite 2200
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Whitson Etheridge, who practices in Houston, TX, Baytown, TX, and Nassau Bay, TX, is a medical specialist in adult nephrology. Dr. Etheridge has indicated that his clinical interests include kidney problems, kidney transplant, and dialysis. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at the University Medical Center Brackenridge and a hospital affiliated with the University of Utah, Dr. Etheridge attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Etheridge is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Texas Heart Institute (THI). He is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , renal (kidney) biopsy

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

Dr. Loren Lynn Rourke, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
1515 Holcombe Boulevard; Box 0444
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Loren Rourke practices general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). Dr. Rourke has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Rourke include breast biopsy, breast cancer surgery, and breast cancer. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, United Healthcare Choice, and more. She studied medicine at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. For her professional training, Dr. Rourke completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee. She has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars. She is affiliated with Houston Methodist and Houston Northwest Medical Center. Dr. Rourke has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , breast biopsy

All Interests: Breast Biopsy, Breast Cancer Surgery, Breast Surgery, Breast Cancer

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 12
  • Charge (avg.): $3,164
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $209
Dr. Devinder Singh Bhatia, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Devinder Bhatia is a cardiac surgeon, general surgeon, and vascular surgeon in Humble, TX, Houston, TX, and Sugar Land, TX. After attending the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Carolinas Medical Center, a hospital affiliated with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, and a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Bhatia include maze procedure, video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), and minor surgery. Dr. Bhatia has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Secure Horizons, and more. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Bhatia's professional affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Tomball Regional Medical Center. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , lung biopsy

All Interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Peritoneal Catheter Placement, Lung Biopsy, Maze Procedure, Lung Tumor ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Nephrology
6560 Fannin Street; Suite 1532
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Guillermo Morell is an adult nephrologist. The average patient rating for Dr. Morell is 4.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: kidney stones, high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia), and lupus. His professional affiliations include Houston Methodist and Park Plaza Hospital. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, United Healthcare Choice, and more. He has an open panel. Dr. Morell attended the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University for residency. He speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , renal (kidney) biopsy

All Interests: Kidney Stones, Hypertension, Kidney Transplant, Osteomyelitis, Consultation, Lupus, High ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Nephrology
6624 Fannin; Suite 2510
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Jesse Uyeda is a specialist in adult nephrology. He works in Houston, TX, Nassau Bay, TX, and Pasadena, TX. Dr. Uyeda has a special interest in renal angioplasty, hypertension (high blood pressure), and renal (kidney) biopsy. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, in addition to other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at Baylor College of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Dr. Uyeda is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital and Houston Methodist. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , renal (kidney) biopsy

All Interests: Renal Angioplasty, Hypertension, Kidney Failure, Renal Biopsy, Dialysis

Specializes in Adult Nephrology
6624 Fannin Street; Suite 2200
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Henry Muniz is an adult nephrology specialist in Houston, TX, Webster, TX, and Baytown, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Muniz include renal angioplasty, kidney stones, and renal (kidney) biopsy. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star. He attended the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Utah. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital and Houston Methodist. Dr. Muniz's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , renal (kidney) biopsy

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

Dr. Puja G Khaitan, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Critical Care
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Puja Khaitan is a specialist in cardiac surgery, general surgery, and thoracic surgery. Her areas of expertise include lung biopsy, lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS), and bronchoscopy. Patient ratings for Dr. Khaitan average 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Khaitan takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. After completing medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. She is affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Khaitan's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , lung biopsy

All Interests: Lung Biopsy, Bronchoscopy, Thoracic Surgery Procedures, Endoscopic Ultrasound, Lung Surgery, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1213 Hermann Drive; Suite 700
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Robert Thompson works as an adult nephrologist. He attended medical school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Thompson's areas of expertise include diabetes, renal angioplasty, and sickle cell disease. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He speaks French. He is professionally affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Park Plaza Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Thompson's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , renal (kidney) biopsy

All Interests: Renal Angioplasty, Sickle Cell Disease, Hypertension, Diabetes, Diabetic Retinopathy, High ... (Read more)

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

Dr. George Nassar works as an internist and adult nephrologist. These areas are among his 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's education and training includes medical school at American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston). His practice 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)

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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.
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