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We found 4 providers matching electromyography and who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Silver PPO near Katy, TX.

Dr. Sevak T Ohanian, MD
Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology
411 Park Grove Lane; Suite 510
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Sevak Ohanian is a medical specialist in neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Ohanian is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna Medicare, and more. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 79
  • Uninsured Cost: $93
  • Medicare Cost: $85
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Specializes in Neurology
23920 Katy Freeway; Suite 405
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Edward Icaza works as a neurologist in Katy, TX. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Icaza honors. After completing medical school at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Dr. Icaza performed his residency at Barrow Neurological Institute. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $137
  • Medicare Cost: $84
Dr. Jose Manuel Diaz, MD
Specializes in Neurology
507 Park Grove Lane
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Jose Diaz is a specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Diaz is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Letterman Army Medical Center, Dr. Diaz attended Central University of the Caribbean School of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 73
  • Uninsured Cost: $225
  • Medicare Cost: $85
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Specializes in Hand Surgery, General Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1331 W Grand Parkway N; Suite 250
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Faranak Vossoughi is a medical specialist in hand surgery, general surgery, and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. She attended medical school at Karolinska Institute. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 12
  • Uninsured Cost: $250
  • Medicare Cost: $85

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What is Electromyography?

Electromyography, or EMG, is a kind of diagnostic test that checks the health of muscles and the nerves that make them move. Nerves that move muscles, called motor neurons, use electrical impulses to stimulate muscle fibers to contract. An EMG records these electrical impulses. Electromyography uses a very tiny needle placed in the muscle tissue to measure the amount of electricity inside the muscle. It is often done along with a test called a nerve conduction study, where electrodes placed on the skin measure how efficiently electricity can move around the body.

An EMG is usually done when a patient has symptoms of a nerve or muscle disorder, such as numbness, tingling, or weakness. It can help diagnose disorders such as muscular dystrophy, myasthenia gravis, peripheral neuropathy, or ALS. The test is very safe, only mildly uncomfortable, and usually takes less than an hour to complete. It can provide important information about muscle problems.