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We found 78 providers matching biopsy and who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Silver near Shenandoah, TX.

Dr. John Nicholas Papadopoulos, MD
Specializes in Urology, Surgical Oncology
135 Vision Park Drive
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. John Papadopoulos works as an urologist and cancer surgeon. Clinical interests for Dr. Papadopoulos include bladder cancer, infertility, and tumor. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. After attending Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Methodist and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

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Relevant Interests: , biopsy, renal (kidney) biopsy

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Incontinence, Circumcision, Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney Stones, Transurethral ... (Read more)

Dr. Christopher Henry Kwoh, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1111 Medical Plaza Drive; Suite 250
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Christopher Kwoh's area of specialization is adult nephrology. He attended Baylor College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Barnes-Jewish Hospital for residency. His clinical interests include renal angioplasty, kidney stones, and anemia. Dr. Kwoh is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star. Dr. Kwoh has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors and Texas Rising Stars. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Tomball Regional Medical Center, and Houston Methodist. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Kwoh's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , biopsy, renal (kidney) biopsy

All Interests: Renal Angioplasty, Glomerulonephritis, Electrolyte Disorders, Kidney Stones, Hypertension, Kidney ... (Read more)

Dr. Daniel Garber Stroud, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Critical Care
118 Shenandoah Drive; Suite A
Shenandoah, TX
 

Dr. Daniel Stroud is a heart surgeon, vascular surgeon, and thoracic surgeon in Spring, TX, Cypress, TX, and Shenandoah, TX. His areas of expertise include the following: video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), minor surgery, and mitral valve disease. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Stroud honors. After completing medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Fitzsimons Army Medical Center and Ochsner Medical Center. His professional affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Tomball Regional Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Stroud's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , lung biopsy

All Interests: Atrial Fibrillation, Lung Biopsy, Lung Tumor Resection, Heart Problems, Minor Surgery, Aneurysm, ... (Read more)

Dr. Loren Lynn Rourke, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
17183 Interstate 45 South; Suite 310 - Building 1
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Loren Rourke is a medical specialist in general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). Dr. Rourke attended medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. For her residency, Dr. Rourke trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee. Her clinical interests encompass breast biopsy, breast cancer surgery, and breast cancer. Her patients gave her an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. Dr. Rourke has received the distinction of Texas Rising Stars. She is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist and Houston Northwest Medical Center. Dr. Rourke welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , breast biopsy

All Interests: Breast Biopsy, Breast Cancer Surgery, Breast Surgery, Breast Cancer

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 12
  • Uninsured Cost: $3,164
  • Medicare Cost: $209
Dr. Khawaja Azimuddin, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
17450 St Lukes Way; Suite 250
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Khawaja Azimuddin's specialties are general surgery and colon & rectal surgery. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Azimuddin's clinical interests include cancer, polypectomy (polyp removal), and laparoscopic colectomy. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star. His medical residency was performed at Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center and LeHigh Valley Hospital Network. Dr. Azimuddin (or staff) speaks Urdu, Spanish, and Hindi. His professional affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Houston Northwest Medical Center. He has an open panel.

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Clinical Interests: Laparoscopic Colectomy, Gastrointestinal Problems, Laparoscopic Small Bowel Resection, Hemorrhoids, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 13
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,410
  • Medicare Cost: $191
Dr. Atif Shahzad, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
26103 Ih 45 N; Suite 100
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Atif Shahzad practices adult gastroenterology. Patient ratings for Dr. Shahzad average 3.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include ulcers, gallbladder problems, and hepatitis C. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Ross University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center for residency. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Shahzad include: Resident of The Year and Top Doctor. Dr. Shahzad (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Hindi-Urdu. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Northwest Medical Center and Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Clinical Interests: Gastric Electrical Stimulation, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Gallbladder Problems, Ulcers, Hepatitis ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 98
  • Uninsured Cost: $490 - $753
  • Medicare Cost: $125 - $187
Dr. Mark Joseph Pidala, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
9200 Pinecroft; Suite 320
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Mark Pidala's specialties are general surgery and colon & rectal surgery. He practices in Houston, TX and The Woodlands, TX. Dr. Pidala's areas of expertise include the following: warts, colon cancer, and crohn's disease. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, and Houston Methodist. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients. Dr. Pidala obtained his medical school training at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and Northeast Ohio Medical University and performed his residency at Summa Akron City Hospital. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Clinical Interests: Warts, Incontinence, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Colon Cancer, Crohn's Disease, Hemorrhoids, Colon ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 85
  • Uninsured Cost: $908 - $1,160
  • Medicare Cost: $192 - $306
Dr. Thomas Richard Newton Jr., MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
9200 Pinecroft Drive; Suite 320
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Thomas Newton is a general surgery and colon & rectal surgery specialist in The Woodlands, TX, Houston, TX, and Spring, TX. Patient ratings for Dr. Newton average 4.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include bleeding, sexually transmitted diseases (STds), and colectomy (colon resection). Dr. Newton's hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, and Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Newton studied medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. His training includes residency programs at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. Dr. Newton speaks Spanish.

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Clinical Interests: Rectal Problems, Colitis, Bleeding, Colectomy, Colon Cancer, Surgical Procedures, Hemorrhoids, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 65
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,014 - $1,201
  • Medicare Cost: $174 - $302
Dr. Krishna Kishore Pachipala, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
18488 Interstate 45 South
Shenandoah, TX
 

Dr. Krishna Pachipala is a medical specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. He is professionally affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital, and Houston Northwest Medical Center. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Pachipala graduated from Kurnool Medical College. His residency was performed at Geisinger Medical Center. Dr. Pachipala speaks Spanish.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 13
  • Uninsured Cost: $416
  • Medicare Cost: $71
Dr. Charles L Yen, MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
18488 Interstate 45 South
Shenandoah, TX
 

Dr. Charles Yen's specialties are adult hematology and adult oncology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Yen include bladder cancer, lung cancer, and minor surgery. Dr. Yen is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Yen attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine, and the University of Texas Medical School at Houston for medical school. In addition to English, Dr. Yen (or staff) speaks Spanish and French. His professional affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital. Dr. Yen is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , biopsy

All Interests: Bone Marrow Aspiration, Sarcoidosis, Brain Cancer, Minor Surgery, Colon Cancer, Leukemia, Lung ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 26
  • Uninsured Cost: $416
  • Medicare Cost: $74
Dr. Lana Habib Hawayek, MD
Specializes in Surgical Dermatology
106 Vision Park Boulevard
Shenandoah, TX
 

Dr. Lana Hawayek is a surgical dermatology specialist in Shenandoah, TX. Patients rated her highly, giving her an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Hawayek's education and training includes medical school at American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati. She has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars. In addition to English, she speaks Arabic. Dr. Hawayek is professionally affiliated with Kelsey-Seybold Clinic - The Woodlands.

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Clinical Interests: Botox Injection, Sclerotherapy, Injectable Fillers, Chemical Peels, Skin Cancer, Facial Problems, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 83
  • Uninsured Cost: $156
  • Medicare Cost: $95
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Specializes in Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology
9191 Pinecroft; Suite 200
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Jay Radhakrishnan practices vascular & interventional radiology and diagnostic radiology. Dr. Radhakrishnan graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Erie County Medical Center and Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has a closed panel.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 13
  • Uninsured Cost: $609
  • Medicare Cost: $133
Dr. Bharat B Latthe, MD
Specializes in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Family Medicine, Geriatrics
1120 Medical Plaza Drive; Suite 240
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Bharat Latthe's areas of specialization are hospice and palliative medicine (end-of-life care and serious illness), family medicine, and geriatrics (elderly care). Areas of expertise for Dr. Latthe include throat problems, hospice (end-of-life care), and gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders). Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Latthe honors. He attended medical school at Grant Medical College. For his professional training, Dr. Latthe completed residency programs at Interfaith Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center. Dr. Latthe (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, Khmer, and Hindi. Dr. Latthe's professional affiliations include Tomball Regional Medical Center, Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital, and Houston Northwest Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , biopsy

All Interests: Ear Problems, Gastrointestinal Problems, Nose Problems, Headache, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary ... (Read more)

Dr. Holly Rae Hazlett, MD
Specializes in Dermatology
9303 Pinecroft; Suite 150
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Holly Clark's area of specialization is dermatology (skin disorders). She is affiliated with Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. After attending the University of Texas Medical School at Houston for medical school, Dr. Clark completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 171
  • Uninsured Cost: $127 - $129
  • Medicare Cost: $70 - $83
Dr. Steven Wayne Sukin, MD
Specializes in Urology
17198 St Lukes Way; Suite 410
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Steven Sukin's specialty is urology (urinary tract disease). Clinical interests for Dr. Sukin include male infertility, robotic radical prostatectomy, and erectile dysfunction (impotence). He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Sukin attended Tufts University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine for residency. Dr. Sukin has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Tomball Regional Medical Center, Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital, and Texas Oncology.

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Clinical Interests: Prostate Problems, Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney Stones, Male Infertility, Vasectomy, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 24
  • Uninsured Cost: $741
  • Medicare Cost: $217
Dr. Lynn R Copeland, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
111 Vision Park Boulevard; Suite 150
Shenandoah, TX
 

Dr. Lynn Copeland's specialty is adult gastroenterology. He has a special interest in ulcers and colorectal cancer screening. Dr. Copeland takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He attended medical school at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. Dr. Copeland trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston for residency. He is conversant in Spanish. His professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital and Houston Northwest Medical Center.

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Clinical Interests: Ulcers, Colorectal Cancer Screening

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 288
  • Uninsured Cost: $725 - $1,200
  • Medicare Cost: $137 - $300

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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.