We found 4 providers matching ERCP and who accept Blue Choice Silver PPO 003 near Round Rock, TX.

Dr. Melvin Kin-Wan Lau, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
302 University Boulevard
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Melvin Lau works as a gastroenterologist. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine, Dr. Lau performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He speaks Mandarin. He is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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Relevant Interests: , ERCP (biliary and pancreatic endoscopy)

All Interests: Nutrition Issues, Enteroscopy, Biliary Disorders, Upper Endoscopy, Radiofrequency Ablation, Acid ... (Read more)

Dr. Vu Nhu Nguyen, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
302 University Boulevard
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Vu Nguyen is a physician who specializes in adult gastroenterology. He is a graduate of the University of Vermont College of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Nguyen trained at North Shore University Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Nguyen is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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Relevant Interests: , ERCP (biliary and pancreatic endoscopy)

All Interests: Esophageal Motility Disorders, Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy, Nutrition Issues, Esophageal pH ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 36
  • Charge (avg.): $1,073 - $1,511
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $17 - $479
Dr. Lilah Salah Mansour, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
940 Hesters Crossing Road
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Lilah Mansour specializes in adult gastroenterology. Dr. Mansour's professional affiliations include Austin Regional Clinic and Cedar Park Regional Medical Center. Dr. Mansour is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Mansour is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 23
  • Charge (avg.): $1,625 - $1,898
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $106 - $465
Dr. Raymond Gene Duggan, MD, DO
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
302 University Boulevard
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Raymond Duggan is a specialist in adult gastroenterology. He works in Temple, TX, Cedar Park, TX, and Round Rock, TX. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Texas A & M Health Science Center. Dr. Duggan is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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Relevant Interests: , ERCP (biliary and pancreatic endoscopy)

All Interests: Fine Needle Aspiration, Endoscopic Ultrasound, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, 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.

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