We found 4 providers matching ERCP and who accept Bronze Compass Balanced 6500 near Plano, TX.

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Dr. Kenneth Joseph Brown Jr., MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1600 Coit Road; Suite 301
Plano, TX
 

Dr. Kenneth Brown specializes in adult gastroenterology and practices in Plano, TX. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. His areas of clinical interest consist of pancreatitis, ERCP (biliary and pancreatic endoscopy), and colonoscopy. Dr. Brown is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Brown's education and training includes medical school at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , ERCP (biliary and pancreatic endoscopy)

All Interests: Pancreatitis, ERCP, Pancreatic Cancer, Colonoscopy

Dr. Arshad Husain Malik, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1600 Coit Road; Suite 301
Plano, TX
 

Dr. Arshad Malik is an adult gastroenterology specialist. These areas are among his clinical interests: pancreatitis, ERCP (biliary and pancreatic endoscopy), and colonoscopy. After completing medical school at Aga Khan University Medical College, Dr. Malik performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold.

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Relevant Interests: , ERCP (biliary and pancreatic endoscopy)

All Interests: Pancreatitis, ERCP, Pancreatic Cancer, Colonoscopy

Dr. Sindhu Anna Abraham, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
1600 Coit Road; Suite 301
Plano, TX
 

Dr. Sindhu Abraham's medical specialty is adult gastroenterology. Patients rated her highly, giving her an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Abraham include pancreatitis, ERCP (biliary and pancreatic endoscopy), and colonoscopy. Dr. Abraham is affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. Dr. Abraham is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. She studied medicine at Boston University School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , ERCP (biliary and pancreatic endoscopy)

All Interests: Pancreatic Cancer, Pancreatitis, Colonoscopy, ERCP

Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
8080 Independence Parkway; Suite 200
Plano, TX
 

Dr. Tanya Evans is a specialist in adult gastroenterology. She works in Southlake, TX, McKinney, TX, and Plano, TX. Before completing her residency at Scott and White Healthcare, Dr. Evans attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Evans include heartburn and acid reflux (GERD). She accepts several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and United Healthcare Plans. She has received the following distinctions: Texas Rising Stars and Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Evans is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Medical Center of McKinney, and Texas Digestive Disease Consultants (TDDC).

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Clinical Interests: Heartburn, Acid Reflux

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  • Volume: 11
  • Charge (avg.): $1,485
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $464

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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.

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