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Specializes in Surgical Oncology, Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
16605 Southwest Freeway; Suite 550
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. David Sanford is a specialist in surgical oncology (cancer surgery), adult hematology, and adult oncology. His clinical interests include bladder cancer, anemia, and colon cancer. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Scott and White Healthcare, Dr. Sanford attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine. He speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital, Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, and Houston Methodist. Dr. Sanford's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , bone marrow aspiration

All Interests: Bone Marrow Aspiration, Brain Cancer, Colon Cancer, Leukemia, Cancer, Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Lymphoma, ... (Read more)

Dr. Luis T Campos, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
16605 Southwest Freeway; Suite 550
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Luis Campos works as a hematologist and adult oncologist. He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. His clinical interests include bladder cancer, colon cancer, and chemotherapy. Dr. Campos's professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center (TMC). Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Campos takes. Dr. Campos is open to new patients. He is a graduate of National University of San Agustin and Cayetano Heredia University. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania for residency. Dr. Campos's distinctions include: Texas Super Doctors; Best Doctors in America; and America's Top Oncologist. He is conversant in Spanish.

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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. William S Velasquez, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
16605 Southwest Freeway; Suite 550
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. William Velasquez specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology and practices in Houston, TX and Sugar Land, TX. Dr. Velasquez's areas of expertise include the following: spinal cord tumor, thyroid problems, and colon cancer. 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. He is a graduate of National University of San Marcos. Dr. Velasquez is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, and Houston Methodist. He welcomes new patients.

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

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 24
  • Charge (avg.): $34 - $517
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $12 - $164
Dr. Amirali S Popatia, MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Oncology
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Amirali Popatia is a medical specialist in adult oncology. His clinical interests include bladder cancer, anemia, and colon cancer. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Popatia accepts. Dr. Popatia attended Dow Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Popatia is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, and Houston Methodist. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , bone marrow aspiration

All Interests: Bone Marrow Aspiration, Brain Cancer, Colon Cancer, Leukemia, Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Lymphoma, Head ... (Read more)

Dr. Alex P Nguyen, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
16605 Southwest Freeway; Suite 550
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Alex Nguyen, who practices in Houston, TX and Sugar Land, TX, is a medical specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. He has a special interest in colon cancer, bone marrow aspiration, and blood disorders. His professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, and Houston Methodist. Dr. Nguyen honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston.

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Relevant Interests: , bone marrow aspiration

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

Dr. Ronjay Rakkhit, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
16605 Southwest Freeway; Suite 550
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Ronjay Rakkhit is a specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. He works in Houston, TX and Sugar Land, TX. His areas of expertise consist of colon cancer, chemotherapy, and breast cancer. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Rakkhit's education and training includes medical school at Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Rakkhit's professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, and Houston Methodist. 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, Colon Cancer, Cancer, Lymphoma, Blood Disorders, Chemotherapy, Breast Cancer

Dr. Alexander Wong, MD
Specializes in Other, Medical Oncology, Hematology
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Alexander Wong is a medical specialist in medical oncology and hematology (blood disorders). Clinical interests for Dr. Wong include anemia, lung surgery, and colon cancer. His professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, and Houston Methodist. Dr. Wong honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, in addition to other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients. He attended the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery for medical school and subsequently trained at New York Hospital Queens, Booth Memorial Hospital, and Chicago Medical School for residency.

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All Interests: Bone Marrow Aspiration, Lung Biopsy, Colon Cancer, Cancer, Lung Surgery, Lymphoma, Testicular ... (Read more)

Specializes in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Bushra Cheema practices hospice and palliative medicine (end-of-life care and serious illness), adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Cheema's areas of expertise include colon cancer, biopsy, and chemotherapy. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of Nishtar Medical College. Dr. Cheema is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. She is open to new patients.

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

Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
16605 Southwest Freeway; Suite 185
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Nadeem Qurashi specializes in adult oncology and medical oncology. Dr. Qurashi attended medical school at Sindh Medical College. His areas of expertise consist of cancer, chemotherapy, and bone marrow aspiration. He is rated highly by his patients. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Qurashi has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , bone marrow aspiration

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

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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.
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