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We found 5 providers matching biopsy and who accept Beech Street HMO near Pasadena, TX.

Dr. Whitson B Etheridge II, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
8876 Gulf Freeway; Suite 215
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Whitson Etheridge works as a nephrologist. The average patient rating for Dr. Etheridge is 4.5 stars out of 5. He has indicated that his clinical interests include kidney problems, kidney transplant, and dialysis. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Baylor College of Medicine. His professional affiliations include Houston Methodist, Texas Heart Institute (THI), and CHI St. Luke's Health. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Etheridge's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , renal (kidney) biopsy

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

Dr. Jesse Kitanishi Uyeda, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
3333 Bayshore Boulevard; Suite 270
Pasadena, TX
 

Dr. Jesse Uyeda is an adult nephrology specialist. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Uyeda include renal angioplasty, hypertension (high blood pressure), and renal (kidney) biopsy. Dr. Uyeda honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Baylor College of Medicine. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , renal (kidney) biopsy

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

Dr. Henry Muniz, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
8876 Gulf Freeway; Suite 215
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Henry Muniz practices adult nephrology in Houston, TX, Webster, TX, and Baytown, TX. His clinical interests include renal angioplasty, kidney stones, and renal (kidney) biopsy. Dr. Muniz is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. He graduated from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Muniz 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 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. Tahir Hafeez, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
3351 Plainview; Suite A7
Pasadena, TX
 

Dr. Tahir Hafeez specializes in adult nephrology. His areas of expertise include renal angioplasty, kidney stones, and renal (kidney) biopsy. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending St. George's University School of Medicine, Dr. Hafeez completed his residency training at Tucson Hospitals Medical Education Program. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Hafeez'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. Edward Charles Murphy, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery, Other
3351 Plainview; Suite A-4
Pasadena, TX
 

Dr. Edward Murphy is a physician who specializes in neurosurgery. Dr. Murphy is conversant in Spanish. His areas of expertise include the following: pituitary surgery, acoustic neuroma, and aneurysm. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist, Park Plaza Hospital, and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston). Dr. Murphy is a graduate of Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Murphy trained at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. Dr. Murphy is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Brain AVM, Bone Spurs, Neck Pain, Brain Cancer, Lower Back Pain, Aneurysm, Neck 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.