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Dr. Victor Wei-Ming Yang, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology, Other
3319 Sterling Vista Boulevard
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Victor Yang practices adult gastroenterology. He is a graduate of Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. His areas of expertise include the following: ablation, ulcers, and anemia. Dr. Yang has a 2.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Yang accepts. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital, Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, and Houston Methodist. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , ERCP (biliary and pancreatic endoscopy)

All Interests: Sclerotherapy, Gallstones, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Gastrointestinal Problems, Hepatobiliary ... (Read more)

Dr. Dharmendra Verma, MD
Specializes in General Practice, General Internal Medicine, Adult Gastroenterology, Adult Hepatology
23923 Cinco Ranch Boulevard; Suite 400
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Dharmendra Verma's areas of specialization are general practice, adult gastroenterology, and general internal medicine; he sees patients in Houston, TX, Katy, TX, and Victoria, TX. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center (TMC) and the University of Texas (UT) Physicians. He graduated from the University of Delhi, University College of Medical Sciences and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Patients gave Dr. Verma an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, as well as other insurance carriers.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 11
  • Charge (avg.): $1,589
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $357

Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
21312 Provincial Boulevard
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Pedro Arguello works as an adult gastroenterologist in Houston, TX and Katy, TX. Patient reviews placed Dr. Arguello at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), endoscopic sclerotherapy, and biliary disorders (gallbladder and bile ducts). He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , ERCP (biliary and pancreatic endoscopy)

All Interests: Biliary Disorders, Gastrointestinal Problems, Endoscopic Sclerotherapy, Endoscopic Ultrasound, ... (Read more)

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What is ERCP (Biliary and Pancreatic Endoscopy)?

Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, or ERCP, is sometimes called biliary and pancreatic endoscopy. It is a type of imaging test and procedure done to examine potential problems with the bile and pancreatic ducts. These ducts carry digestive fluid from the liver or pancreas to the gallbladder and intestines. An ERCP may be used to open blocked ducts, break up and remove gallstones, remove tumors, insert stents, or take a biopsy.

The ERCP procedure takes between 30 minutes and several hours, depending on the reason for the procedure and the findings of the exam. A sedative is given, and a thin, flexible tube called an endoscope is placed down the throat until it reaches the correct area. Dye is injected through the tube, and x-rays of the dye are taken, which show the ducts. Then, while the tube is still in place, tools can be maneuvered down it and used to treat the problem while the doctor uses the x-rays for guidance.

Although an ERCP can be used simply to diagnose a bile duct problem, there are other, less invasive imaging procedures (such as MRI) that can look at the ducts. The benefit of ERCP is that it can both diagnose a problem and deliver treatment at the same time.

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