We found 4 providers matching ERCP and who accept Blue Choice Silver PPO 003 near Round Rock, TX.

Dr. Melvin K Lau, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
302 University Boulevard
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Melvin Lau's specialty is adult gastroenterology. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Lau attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lau takes. He is conversant in Mandarin. Dr. Lau is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health - Central Texas.

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Relevant Interests: , ERCP (biliary and pancreatic endoscopy)

All Interests: Nutrition Issues, Enteroscopy, Biliary Disorders, Upper Endoscopy, Radiofrequency Ablation, Acid ... (Read more)

Dr. Raymond G Duggan, MD, DO
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
302 University Boulevard
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Raymond Duggan, who practices in Temple, TX, Cedar Park, TX, and Round Rock, TX, is a medical specialist in adult gastroenterology. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Duggan is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Texas A & M Health Science Center. Dr. Duggan is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health - Central Texas.

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Relevant Interests: , ERCP (biliary and pancreatic endoscopy)

All Interests: Fine Needle Aspiration, Endoscopic Ultrasound, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, ERCP

Dr. Vu Nhu Nguyen, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
302 University Boulevard
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Vu Nguyen's specialty is adult gastroenterology. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Nguyen graduated from the University of Vermont College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at North Shore University Hospital. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health - Central Texas.

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Relevant Interests: , ERCP (biliary and pancreatic endoscopy)

All Interests: Esophageal Motility Disorders, Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy, Nutrition Issues, Esophageal pH ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 36
  • Charge (avg.): $1,073 - $1,511
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $17 - $479
Dr. Lilah Salah Mansour, MD
Specializes in Adult Gastroenterology
940 Hesters Crossing Road
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Lilah Mansour is a specialist in adult gastroenterology. She works in Austin, TX and Round Rock, TX. Dr. Mansour studied medicine at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mansour accepts. Her professional affiliations include Austin Regional Clinic (ARC) and Cedar Park Regional Medical Center.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 23
  • Charge (avg.): $1,625 - $1,898
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $106 - $465

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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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