We found 5 providers matching bone marrow tests and who accept United Healthcare Compass Balanced near Sugar Land, TX.

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Dr. Luis T Campos, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Luis Campos works as an adult hematologist and adult oncologist. Dr. Campos is conversant in Spanish. Areas of expertise for Dr. Campos include bladder cancer, colon cancer, and chemotherapy. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Campos attended medical school at National University of San Agustin and Cayetano Heredia University. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Campos honors. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors; Best Doctors in America; and America's Top Oncologist. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , bone marrow aspiration

All Interests: Bone Marrow Aspiration, Skin Cancer, Colon Cancer, Cancer, Lymphoma, Head and Neck Cancer, Bladder ... (Read more)

Dr. Branden Hsu, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1350 First Colony Boulevard
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Branden Hsu is a physician who specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. His areas of expertise include the following: colon cancer, breast cancer, and brain cancer. His professional affiliations include Houston Methodist, Texas Oncology, and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. Dr. Hsu takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Amerigroup Star, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Hsu is open to new patients. He attended Baylor College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine for residency.

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Clinical Interests: Brain Cancer, Colon Cancer, Cancer, Blood Disorders, Breast Cancer

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 27
  • Uninsured Cost: $47 - $703
  • Medicare Cost: $12 - $168
Dr. Williams S Velasquez, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. William Velasquez is a specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. He works in Houston, TX and Sugar Land, TX. His clinical interests include spinal cord tumor, thyroid problems, and colon cancer. Dr. Velasquez honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at National University of San Marcos. Dr. Velasquez's hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, and Houston Methodist. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , bone marrow aspiration

All Interests: Bone Marrow Aspiration, Brain Cancer, Sickle Cell Disease, Skin Cancer, Colon Cancer, Leukemia, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 24
  • Uninsured Cost: $34 - $517
  • Medicare Cost: $12 - $164
Dr. Alex Phuoc Nguyen, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Alex Nguyen sees patients in Houston, TX and Sugar Land, TX. His medical specialties are adult hematology and adult oncology. His clinical interests include colon cancer, bone marrow aspiration, and blood disorders. Dr. Nguyen's hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, and Houston Methodist. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He 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. Dr. Nguyen has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , bone marrow aspiration

All Interests: Bone Marrow Aspiration, Colon Cancer, Cancer, Blood Disorders

Dr. Bushra Iqbal Cheema, MD
Specializes in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Bushra Cheema sees patients in Richmond, TX and Sugar Land, TX. Her medical specialties are hospice and palliative medicine (end-of-life care and serious illness), adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Cheema graduated from Nishtar Medical College. These areas are among her clinical interests: colon cancer, biopsy, and chemotherapy. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. She is affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Cheema has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , bone marrow aspiration

All Interests: Bone Marrow Aspiration, Brain Cancer, Colon Cancer, Cancer, Lymphoma, Head and Neck Cancer, Biopsy, ... (Read more)

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What is a Bone Marrow Test?

Marrow is the spongy tissue in the center of large bones that makes blood cells. A bone marrow test takes a small sample of bone marrow in order to examine it under a microscope and check for disease. It may be done to diagnose conditions such as anemia, certain infections, or cancers of the blood such as leukemia or lymphoma. It also may be done to see how chemotherapy is affecting the production of blood cells.

A bone marrow test is most often done in the pelvic bone, at the edge of the hip, but it can also be performed in the breast bone or other large bones. The area is cleaned and numbed, and a long needle is inserted into the bone. The next part of the procedure depends on the type of test that is being taken.

There are two kinds of bone marrow tests: aspiration and biopsy. Often both are done at the same time. During an aspiration, the needle simply extracts a small amount of fluid and the cells it contains. If a biopsy is also being performed, a thin hollow tube removes a tiny solid core of tissue to be examined.

Although a bone marrow test is usually performed on an outpatient basis and is relatively quick and safe, there is sometimes some pain during the procedure. It is best to arrange for someone to drive you home afterwards and to take it easy for the next day until you have recovered.