We found 57 providers matching biopsy and who accept Humana Platinum HMO near Shenandoah, TX.

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

Dr. Christopher Kwoh is a specialist in adult nephrology. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Clinical interests for Dr. Kwoh include renal angioplasty, kidney stones, and anemia. Dr. Kwoh's professional affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Tomball Regional Medical Center, and Houston Methodist. He attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Kwoh trained at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, as well as other insurance carriers. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Kwoh include: Texas Super Doctors and Texas Rising Stars. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , biopsy, renal (kidney) biopsy

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

Dr. Whitson B Etheridge II, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
9449 Grogans Mill Road
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Whitson Etheridge's medical specialty is adult nephrology. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Etheridge include kidney problems, kidney transplant, and dialysis. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Texas Heart Institute (THI). Dr. Etheridge attended Baylor College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at the University Medical Center Brackenridge and a hospital affiliated with the University of Utah for residency. He is rated highly by his patients. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Etheridge honors. Dr. Etheridge has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , renal (kidney) biopsy

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

Dr. Gene David Forrester, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
17191 St Lukes Way; Suite 220
Conroe, TX
 

Dr. Gene Forrester works as a nephrologist in Houston, TX, Kingwood, TX, and Conroe, TX. Dr. Forrester's areas of clinical interest consist of diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), and biopsy. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Forrester takes. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Dr. Forrester's hospital/clinic 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: Hypertension, Diabetes, Hemodialysis, Kidney Problems, Kidney Failure, Biopsy, Dialysis

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 cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, and thoracic surgery specialist. Clinical interests for Dr. Stroud include video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), minor surgery, and mitral valve disease. His professional affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Tomball Regional Medical Center. Before completing his residency at Fitzsimons Army Medical Center and Ochsner Medical Center, Dr. Stroud attended medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He has an open panel.

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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 I 45 S; Suite 330
Shenandoah, TX
 

Dr. Loren Rourke's medical specialty is general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). She attended Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee. Dr. Rourke's clinical interests include breast biopsy, breast cancer, and nipple-sparing mastectomy. She is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. Dr. Rourke is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. She has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars. She is affiliated with Houston Methodist and Houston Northwest Medical Center. She is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , breast biopsy

All Interests: Breast Biopsy, Breast Cancer Surgery, Breast Surgery, Breast Reconstruction, Breast Cancer, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 12
  • Charge (avg.): $3,164
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $209

Specializes in Adult Nephrology
9449 Grogans Mill Road
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Billy Gilbert's area of specialization is adult nephrology. Dr. Gilbert's education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. His areas of expertise include the following: kidney stones, hypertension (high blood pressure), and renal (kidney) biopsy. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Gilbert is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital and Houston Methodist. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , renal (kidney) biopsy

All Interests: Kidney Stones, Hypertension, Kidney Transplant, Kidney Problems, Kidney Failure, Renal Biopsy, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Nephrology
9449 Grogans Mill Road
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Sarah Shearer specializes in adult nephrology. She obtained her medical school training at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Clinical interests for Dr. Shearer include kidney stones, hypertension (high blood pressure), and renal (kidney) biopsy. Dr. Shearer takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, as well as other insurance carriers. She is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, Houston Methodist, and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston). New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Shearer's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , renal (kidney) biopsy

All Interests: Kidney Stones, Hypertension, Kidney Transplant, Kidney Problems, Kidney Failure, Renal Biopsy, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Nephrology
9449 Grogans Mill Road
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. June Yao is a nephrologist in Houston, TX, Baytown, TX, and Webster, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Yao include kidney stones, hypertension (high blood pressure), and renal (kidney) biopsy. Dr. Yao accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Amerigroup Star, and more. Before completing her residency at Jacobi Medical Center, Dr. Yao attended medical school at Sun Yat-Sen University, Zhongshan School of Medicine. She is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital and Houston Methodist. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , renal (kidney) biopsy

All Interests: Kidney Stones, Hypertension, Kidney Transplant, Kidney Problems, Kidney Failure, Renal Biopsy, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Nephrology
9449 Grogans Mill Road
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Jennifer Finch is a specialist in adult nephrology. Clinical interests for Dr. Finch include kidney stones, hypertension (high blood pressure), and renal (kidney) biopsy. She is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital and Houston Methodist. Dr. Finch obtained her medical school training at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , renal (kidney) biopsy

All Interests: Kidney Stones, Hypertension, Kidney Transplant, Kidney Problems, Kidney Failure, Renal Biopsy, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Nephrology
9449 Grogans Mill Road
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Jesse Uyeda's specialty is adult nephrology. His clinical interests include renal angioplasty, hypertension (high blood pressure), and renal (kidney) biopsy. Dr. Uyeda is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Dr. Uyeda attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital and Houston Methodist. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , renal (kidney) biopsy

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

Dr. Katherine Timmins Vollmers, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
9449 Grogans Mill Road
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Katherine Vollmers is an adult nephrology specialist. In addition to English, Dr. Vollmers speaks Spanish. Her clinical interests include kidney stones, hypertension (high blood pressure), and renal (kidney) biopsy. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital and Houston Methodist. She attended Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine for residency. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Vollmers has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors.

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Relevant Interests: , renal (kidney) biopsy

All Interests: Kidney Stones, Hypertension, Kidney Transplant, Kidney Problems, Kidney Failure, Renal Biopsy, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Nephrology
9449 Grogans Mill Road
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Henry Muniz practices adult nephrology. His clinical interests include renal angioplasty, kidney stones, and renal (kidney) biopsy. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Utah, Dr. Muniz attended the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Muniz's hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital and Houston Methodist. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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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)

Specializes in Adult Nephrology
9449 Grogans Mill Road
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Aashish Pandya's medical specialty is adult nephrology. His clinical interests include kidney stones, hypertension (high blood pressure), and renal (kidney) biopsy. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star. After completing medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Dr. Pandya performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital and Houston Methodist. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , renal (kidney) biopsy

All Interests: Kidney Stones, Hypertension, Kidney Transplant, Kidney Problems, Kidney Failure, Renal Biopsy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Atif Shahzad, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
26103 Ih 45 N; Suite 100
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Atif Shahzad is a medical specialist in adult gastroenterology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Shahzad include ulcers, gallbladder problems, and hepatitis C. Dr. Shahzad's patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Amerigroup Star, and more. He attended Ross University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center for residency. Dr. Shahzad has received the following distinctions: Resident of The Year and Top Doctor. Dr. Shahzad (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Hindi-Urdu. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Northwest Medical Center and Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital. Dr. Shahzad 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

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 98
  • Charge (avg.): $490 - $753
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $125 - $187
Dr. Lana H Hawayek, MD
Specializes in Surgical Dermatology
106 Vision Park Boulevard
Shenandoah, TX
 

Dr. Lana Hawayek is a surgical dermatologist. In addition to English, she speaks Arabic. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hawayek include TCA peel, rosacea, and dermabrasion. Dr. Hawayek is professionally affiliated with Kelsey-Seybold Clinic - The Woodlands. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati, Dr. Hawayek attended medical school at American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine. Patient reviews placed Dr. Hawayek at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. She has received the distinction of Texas Rising Stars.

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Clinical Interests: Dermabrasion, Botox Injection, Sclerotherapy, Acne Surgery, Injectable Fillers, Juvederm, Chemical ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 83
  • Charge (avg.): $156
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $95
Dr. Matthew James Sewell, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Dermatology
17183 I-45 South; Suite 510
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Matthew Sewell's medical specialty is pediatric dermatology. After attending Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). Clinical interests for Dr. Sewell include warts, moles, and skin biopsy. Dr. Sewell accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital. Dr. Sewell has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , skin biopsy

All Interests: Warts, Moles, Cyst Removal, Hives, Skin Cancer, Skin Biopsy, Scar Removal, Skin Surgery, Skin ... (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.
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