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We found 5 providers matching cryosurgery and who accept Humana Catastrophic near Shawano, WI.

Dr. Craig Stefan Hendel, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
100 County Road B
Shawano, WI
 

Dr. Craig Hendel is a family medicine practitioner. Dr. Hendel's areas of expertise include the following: cryotherapy, migraine, and depression. He is professionally affiliated with ThedaCare. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hendel honors. He studied medicine at the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

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Dr. Andrew Jordan Collins, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
100 County Road B
Shawano, WI
 

Dr. Andrew Collins specializes in general pediatrics and practices in Oshkosh, WI and Shawano, WI. Clinical interests for Dr. Collins include menstrual disorders, cryotherapy, and migraine. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. He trained at Travis Air Force Base, David Grant USAF Medical Center for his residency. He is professionally affiliated with ThedaCare.

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All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Cryosurgery, Depression, Musculoskeletal Pain, Neck Pain, Circumcision, ... (Read more)

Dr. Kathleen M Qualheim, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
100 County Road B
Shawano, WI
 

Dr. Kathleen Qualheim specializes in family medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Qualheim include colposcopy, menopause, and menstrual disorders. Dr. Qualheim is affiliated with ThedaCare. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Qualheim obtained her medical school training at the University of Monterrey Faculty of Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin. She speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , Cryosurgery

All Interests: Menopause, Colposcopy, Thyroid Problems, Cryosurgery, Depression, Loop Electrosurgical Excision, ... (Read more)

Dr. Cynthia A Egan, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
100 County Road B
Shawano, WI
 

Dr. Cynthia Egan specializes in family medicine. She attended medical school at Medical College of Wisconsin. Areas of expertise for Dr. Egan include menopause, menstrual disorders, and cryotherapy. Her average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. She is affiliated with ThedaCare.

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Dr. Leonard L Leveille, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
100 County Road B
Shawano, WI
 

Dr. Leonard Leveille is a family practitioner. Patient reviews placed Dr. Leveille at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: menopause, menstrual disorders, and cryotherapy. He is professionally affiliated with ThedaCare. Dr. Leveille takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine and performed his residency at The Ottawa Hospital. He speaks French.

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All Interests: Cryosurgery, Depression, Adolescent Gynecology, Sports Health, Musculoskeletal Pain, Neck Pain, ... (Read more)

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What is Cryotherapy?

Cryotherapy is the targeted use of extreme cold to destroy unhealthy or unwanted tissue. The doctor applies the cold on the skin or injects it through a needle to reach the inside of the body, where it freezes away the problem tissue. Cryotherapy is often used to remove minor skin problems such as warts or skin tags, and it is also used to treat some small tumors.

To achieve the cold temperatures needed for cryotherapy, liquid nitrogen or argon gas is passed through a tube, which becomes cold enough to freeze cells on contact. Alternatively, liquid nitrogen can be swabbed directly onto the skin or via a spray, which applies only a specific, small amount to the skin at a time.

Because the area treated is typically very small, cryotherapy is not usually painful. There may be a sensation of cold and possibly some slight discomfort. Cryotherapy is very fast and can easily be performed in a doctor’s office. It also doesn’t require stitches, because there is no cutting involved. These benefits make cryotherapy a good choice for many issues, including:
  • Common warts
  • Genital warts
  • Skin tags
  • Age spots
  • Some skin cancers
  • Cervical cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Retinoblastoma, cancer that occurs in the eye

Depending on the procedure, it usually takes three to four weeks to heal after cryotherapy. If it was done internally, you may feel sore or have a small amount of swelling the first day afterwards. If cryotherapy was performed on your skin, you will have a scab where your tissue was removed. Keep it clean and dry so it can heal.