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We found 4 providers matching ERCP and who accept United Healthcare HSA near Katy, TX.

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Dr. Dharmendra Verma, MD
Specializes in General Practice, General Internal Medicine, Adult Gastroenterology, Adult Hepatology
23923 Cinco Ranch Boulevard; Suite 400
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Dharmendra Verma's specialties are general practice, adult gastroenterology, and general internal medicine. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Verma studied medicine at the University of Delhi, University College of Medical Sciences. For his residency, Dr. Verma trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Dr. Verma is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 11
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,589
  • Medicare Cost: $357
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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
23920 Katy Freeway; Suite 560-b
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Kevin Marks practices adult gastroenterology. Patients rated Dr. Marks highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna Medicare, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Meharry Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. His professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 25
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,320
  • Medicare Cost: $152 - $467
Dr. Victor Wei-Ming Yang, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Other
3319 Sterling Vista Boulevard
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Victor Yang, who practices in Houston, TX and Katy, TX, is a medical specialist in adult gastroenterology. Dr. Yang's clinical interests include ablation, ulcers, and anemia. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Houston Methodist, and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston). He graduated from Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. Patients gave Dr. Yang an average rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Amerigroup Star, and more. He welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , ERCP (biliary and pancreatic endoscopy)

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

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Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
21312 Provincial Boulevard
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Pedro Arguello is a physician who specializes in adult gastroenterology. Dr. Arguello's patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. In his practice, he is particularly interested in gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), biliary disorders (gallbladder and bile ducts), and endoscopic ultrasound (EUS). He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients. Dr. Arguello studied medicine at the University of Guayaquil Faculty of Medical Sciences.

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Relevant Interests: , ERCP (biliary and pancreatic endoscopy)

All Interests: Sclerotherapy, Biliary Disorders, Gastrointestinal Problems, Endoscopic Ultrasound, Endoscopy, ERCP

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What is ERCP (Biliary and Pancreatic Endoscopy)?

Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, or ERCP, is sometimes called biliary and pancreatic endoscopy. It is a type of imaging test and procedure done to examine potential problems with the bile and pancreatic ducts. These ducts carry digestive fluid from the liver or pancreas to the gallbladder and intestines. An ERCP may be used to open blocked ducts, break up and remove gallstones, remove tumors, insert stents, or take a biopsy.

The ERCP procedure takes between 30 minutes and several hours, depending on the reason for the procedure and the findings of the exam. A sedative is given, and a thin, flexible tube called an endoscope is placed down the throat until it reaches the correct area. Dye is injected through the tube, and x-rays of the dye are taken, which show the ducts. Then, while the tube is still in place, tools can be maneuvered down it and used to treat the problem while the doctor uses the x-rays for guidance.

Although an ERCP can be used simply to diagnose a bile duct problem, there are other, less invasive imaging procedures (such as MRI) that can look at the ducts. The benefit of ERCP is that it can both diagnose a problem and deliver treatment at the same time.