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Dr. Richard Walker Lee, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Richard Lee is a general surgery and vascular surgery specialist in Houston, TX. These areas are among Dr. Lee's clinical interests: aortic aneurysm, stroke, and carotid endarterectomy. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending Creighton University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Creighton University. Dr. Lee has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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All Interests: Sclerotherapy, Surgical Procedures, Angiogram, Aortic Aneurysm, Stents, Stroke, Wounds, Varicose ... (Read more)

Dr. Ulises Baltazar, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Ulises Baltazar is a physician who specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: minor surgery, biopsy, and arteriovenous malformation (AVM). Patient ratings for Dr. Baltazar average 4.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Baltazar accepts. Dr. Baltazar is a graduate of La Salle University, Mexican Faculty of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with East Tennessee State University (ETSU). He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. He welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Sclerotherapy, Minor Surgery, Arteriovenous Malformation, Ultrasound, Varicose Veins, Biopsy

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 14
  • Uninsured Cost: $652
  • Medicare Cost: $187
Dr. David Dong Ryun Shin, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. David Shin is a physician who specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery. Dr. Shin graduated from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, John A. Burns School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. His clinical interests encompass varicose veins. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Shin welcomes new patients.

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Clinical Interests: Varicose Veins

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 33
  • Uninsured Cost: $606
  • Medicare Cost: $203
Dr. Alan Boyd Lumsden, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Alan Lumsden sees patients in Houston, TX, Baytown, TX, and Sugar Land, TX. His medical specialties are general surgery, vascular surgery, and cardiothoracic surgery. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Lumsden include renal angioplasty, heart problems, and stroke. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Lumsden's office for an appointment. He graduated from The University of Edinburgh College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine.

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All Interests: Renal Angioplasty, Sclerotherapy, Heart Problems, Surgical Procedures, Angiogram, Aortic Aneurysm, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jacobo Nurko, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Other
6550 Fannin Street; Suite 1401
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Jacobo Nurko's medical specialty is general surgery and vascular surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Nurko include ablation, aortic aneurysm, and angioplasty. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Nurko is a graduate of the University of Anahuac Faculty of Health Sciences. On average, patients gave Dr. Nurko a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars. His practice is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Sclerotherapy, Surgical Procedures, Angiogram, Aortic Aneurysm, Heart Surgery, Wounds, Varicose ... (Read more)

Dr. Imran Taj Mohiuddin, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
1200 Binz Street; Suite 1180
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Imran Mohiuddin's specialties are general surgery and vascular surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Mohiuddin include renal angioplasty, ablation, and heart problems. Dr. Mohiuddin is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. 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. His practice is open to new patients. Dr. Mohiuddin graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine.

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All Interests: Renal Angioplasty, Sclerotherapy, Invasive Cardiology, Vascular Surgery Procedures, Valvuloplasty, ... (Read more)

Dr. Norman Harvey Rappaport, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery, Other
6560 Fannin Street; Suite 1812
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Norman Rappaport's specialties are plastic surgery and hand surgery. Dr. Rappaport's areas of expertise include cleft lip and palate, thigh lift, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). He is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital and Houston Methodist. He graduated from MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Abington Memorial Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Rappaport is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. He has an open panel.

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All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Scleroderma, Sclerotherapy, Injectable Fillers, Cosmetic ... (Read more)

Dr. Atilla Ertan, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
6400 Fannin; #1400
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Atilla Ertan is a medical specialist in adult gastroenterology. His clinical interests include ablation, ulcers, and anemia. He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Ertan accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, United Healthcare Choice, and more. He studied medicine at Ankara University. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Ertan's professional affiliations include Houston Methodist and Memorial Hermann. He is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Sclerotherapy, Gallstones, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Gastrointestinal Problems, Colon Cancer, Crohn's ... (Read more)

Dr. Nisar Ahmed, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1200 Binz Street; Suite 1240
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Nisar Ahmed's specialty is adult gastroenterology. After attending Dow Medical College for medical school, Dr. Ahmed completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). These areas are among his clinical interests: pancreas problems, ulcers, and colon cancer. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ahmed accepts. Dr. Ahmed (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu and Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Methodist and Park Plaza Hospital. He has an open panel.

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All Interests: Sclerotherapy, Gallstones, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Gastrointestinal Problems, Colon Cancer, Crohn's ... (Read more)

Dr. Alan Paul Glombicki, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Other
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Alan Glombicki's area of specialization is adult gastroenterology. His areas of expertise include the following: ulcers, anemia, and crohn's disease. Dr. Glombicki is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Houston Methodist, and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston). He studied medicine at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. Dr. Glombicki trained at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine for residency. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Glombicki has an open panel.

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All Interests: Sclerotherapy, Gallstones, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Burns, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Azita Madjidi, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Azita Madjidi practices plastic surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Madjidi include moles, dermabrasion, and botulinum toxin injection. Dr. Madjidi has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. For her professional training, Dr. Madjidi completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. She is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital and Houston Methodist. Dr. Madjidi is accepting new patients.

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

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
2000 Crawford; Suite 1300
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Leroy Odom's specialty is adult gastroenterology. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. Dr. Odom's areas of clinical interest consist of hepatobiliary disorders, hemorrhoids, and hemochromatosis. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Odom speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Houston Methodist, Park Plaza Hospital, and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston). His practice is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Sclerotherapy, Gastrointestinal Problems, Hepatobiliary Disorders, Liver Disease, Hemorrhoids, ... (Read more)

Dr. Victor Wei-Ming Yang, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Other
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Victor Yang is a medical specialist in adult gastroenterology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Yang include ablation, ulcers, and anemia. He has a 2.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Yang accepts. He is a graduate of Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Houston Methodist, and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston). Dr. Yang is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Sclerotherapy, Gallstones, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Gastrointestinal Problems, Hepatobiliary ... (Read more)

Dr. Krishnamurthy Shivshanker, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Other
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Krishnamurthy Shivshanker works as an adult gastroenterologist in Houston, TX. He is a graduate of Armed Forces Medical College. Dr. Shivshanker's clinical interests include pancreas problems, colon cancer, and flexible sigmoidoscopy. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Shivshanker takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star. His professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Houston Methodist, and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston). His practice is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Sclerotherapy, Gallstones, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Gastrointestinal Problems, Colon Cancer, Liver ... (Read more)

Dr. Daniel Webster Iii Ball III, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Other
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Daniel Ball works as an adult gastroenterologist in Houston, TX. Dr. Ball is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. His areas of expertise include the following: pancreas problems, ulcers, and biopsy. He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, as well as other insurance carriers. His professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Houston Methodist, and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston). Dr. Ball's practice is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Incontinence, Sclerotherapy, Gallstones, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Gastrointestinal Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Brian James Dunkin, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Brian Dunkin specializes in general surgery and practices in Houston, TX. Dr. Dunkin's average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Dunkin include cancer surgery, minor surgery, and colon cancer. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Dunkin honors. Dr. Dunkin is accepting new patients. He is a graduate of the University of Nevada School of Medicine.

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All Interests: Sclerotherapy, Laparoscopic Colectomy, Gallstones, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Gastrointestinal ... (Read more)

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What is Sclerotherapy?

Sclerotherapy is a type of minimally invasive treatment used to treat swollen, enlarged veins. It is commonly used to treat varicose or spider veins, but it can also be used in the management of hemorrhoids, rectal prolapse, and esophageal varices.

During the procedure, an irritant solution is injected into the problem blood vessel, which causes the lining of the veins to swell and stick together, cutting off blood flow. The veins collapse, cutting off bleeding, and a small amount of scar tissue forms. The veins shrink and eventually disappear. In the case of rectal prolapse, the scar tissue formed by the injection helps hold the rectum in place. The treatment of esophageal varices, or large, swollen veins in the throat, is slightly more complicated and requires the use of an endoscope, or lighted tube placed in the mouth.

Sclerotherapy is a useful procedure particularly because it stops treated veins from bleeding, so it can be used by patients on blood thinners who cannot have surgery. The painless procedure is typically performed in a doctor’s office and takes about 30 minutes. Although the injected area may initially have a bruised or brown look, it heals quickly.