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We found 8 providers matching endoscopy and who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Silver PPO near Wharton, TX.

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Dr. Nadim Syed Jafri, MS, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
2100 Regional Medical Drive
Wharton, TX
 

Dr. Nadim Jafri is a gastroenterologist in Houston, TX, Wharton, TX, and Rosenberg, TX. Dr. Jafri studied medicine at Sindh Medical College. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna Medicare are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Jafri honors. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital and Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 231
  • Uninsured Cost: $501 - $1,070
  • Medicare Cost: $110 - $293
Dr. Kalpesh Harshad Thakkar, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
2100 Regional Medical Drive
Wharton, TX
 

Dr. Kalpesh Thakkar is a pediatric gastroenterologist in Wharton, TX, Sugar Land, TX, and Houston, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Thakkar include gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), flexible sigmoidoscopy, and nutrition issues. Dr. Thakkar's professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and Houston Methodist. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Dr. Thakkar attended Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Thakkar is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , flexible sigmoidoscopy, endoscopy

All Interests: Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Gastrointestinal Problems, Endoscopy, Nutrition Issues

Dr. Robin Lynn Ferguson, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
2100 Regional Medical Drive
Wharton, TX
 

Dr. Robin Ferguson is an adult gastroenterology specialist. Patients gave Dr. Ferguson an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. She is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna Medicare, as well as other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. She is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 330
  • Uninsured Cost: $611 - $1,643
  • Medicare Cost: $28 - $755
Dr. David Perrin Stapenhorst, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, General Surgery
2100 Regional Medical Drive
Wharton, TX
 

Dr. David Stapenhorst is a physician who specializes in plastic surgery and general surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Stapenhorst include thigh lift, general reconstruction, and tummy tuck (abdominoplasty). Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Stapenhorst takes. He attended medical school at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. He trained at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston for residency. Dr. Stapenhorst's hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and Houston Methodist. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , endoscopic surgery

All Interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Injectable Fillers, Cosmetic Surgery, Breast ... (Read more)

Dr. Zachary Robert Mucher, MD
Specializes in Urology
2100 Regional Medical Drive
Wharton, TX
 

Dr. Zachary Mucher is an urology (urinary tract disease) specialist in Houston, TX, Sugar Land, TX, and Wharton, TX. Areas of expertise for Dr. Mucher include peyronie's disease (penile curvature), erectile dysfunction (impotence), and kidney stones. Dr. Mucher takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna Medicare, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and performed his residency at Parkland Health & Hospital System. Dr. Mucher is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and Houston Methodist. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP), nephroscopy, ureteroscopy, endoscopy

All Interests: Prostate Problems, Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney Stones, Laser Treatment, Sexual ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 62
  • Uninsured Cost: $676 - $2,032
  • Medicare Cost: $103 - $193
Dr. Sandip Ranjitrai Desai, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Other, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
2100 Regional Medical Drive
Wharton, TX
 

Dr. Sandip Desai's areas of specialization are adult critical care, sleep medicine, and adult pulmonology. These areas are among his clinical interests: lung biopsy, lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS), and asthma. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Miami Valley Hospital, Dr. Desai attended Government Medical College, Surat for medical school. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, and Houston Methodist. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Desai's office for an appointment.

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Clinical Interests: Sleep Disorders, Lung Biopsy, Sarcoidosis, Sleep Apnea, Lung Problems, Physical Exams, Spirometry, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 28
  • Uninsured Cost: $569
  • Medicare Cost: $186
Dr. Arthur Fitzgerald Chau, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2100 Regional Medical Drive
Wharton, TX
 

Dr. Arthur Chau is a specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Houston, TX, Wharton, TX, and Sugar Land, TX. He is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. Dr. Chau completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia. His clinical interests encompass total knee replacement. Dr. Chau is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Amerigroup Star, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Total Knee Replacement, Knee Replacement, Replacement Arthroplasty

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 14
  • Uninsured Cost: $1,106
  • Medicare Cost: $487
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Specializes in Surgery
10119 Us 59 Road; Suite 300
Wharton, TX
 

Dr. Teddy Scott is a medical specialist in surgery. Dr. Scott takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 30
  • Uninsured Cost: $831 - $955
  • Medicare Cost: $111 - $205

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What is Endoscopy?

Endoscopy is the use of a thin, flexible, hollow tube that allows a doctor to see the inside of the body without traditional open surgery. The tubes, called endoscopes, come in a variety of sizes, shapes, and levels of stiffness to reach different parts of the body. Some also contain tiny tools that can be passed through the tube and used for procedures once they are inside the body. The use of tools within an endoscope is called endoscopic surgery and is one type of minimally invasive surgery, or surgery using a very small opening.

Endoscopes contain either a series of lenses or fiber optics that transmit light and images. They may have a tiny camera that projects images onto a screen. An endoscope can be inserted through a tiny incision or into an opening in the body (such as the mouth, nose, or anus).

Endoscopy is often used to examine the digestive tract, but it may be used in many locations throughout the body. It allows a physician to easily and safely get a direct examination of areas of inflammation, sources of bleeding, cysts, tumors, gallstones, the insides of joints, and more, through only a very tiny opening.