We found 9 providers with an interest in cryotherapy near Renton, WA.

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Dr. Jeff Cooper DO, PLLC
Specializes in Urology (Urinary Tract Disease)
Average rating 5.0 stars out of 5 (1 rating)
Address: 4033 S Talbot Road, Renton, WA 98055
Phone: 425-228-1123

Procedure Details: 2012-2017

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Number Performed: 110
  • Price Estimate: $2,903 - $3,170

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Dr. James Alfred Harding M.D.
Specializes in Maternal and Fetal Medicine (Perinatology)
Average rating 1.85 stars out of 5 (3 ratings)
Address: 4033 S Talbot Road, Renton, WA 98055
Clinical Interests: cryosurgery
Dr. Michelle M. Eden MD
Specializes in General Surgery
Average rating 4.88 stars out of 5 (45 ratings)
Address: 4033 S Talbot Road, Renton, WA 98055
Clinical Interests: cryosurgery
Kristen A. Austin MD
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Average rating 4.6 stars out of 5 (48 ratings)
Address: 916 N 10th Place, Renton, WA 98057
Phone: 425-391-5750
Clinical Interests: cryosurgery
Dr. Beth Weitensteiner D.O.
Specializes in Obstetrics, Family Medicine
Address: 3815 S Othello Street, Seattle, WA 98118
Phone: 206-788-3500
Clinical Interests: cryosurgery
Dr. Daniel A. Rivas MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
Address: 8800 S 14th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98108
Clinical Interests: cryosurgery
Judith Lazarus CNM, ARNP
Specializes in Midwifery
Address: 9245 S Rainier Avenue, Seattle, WA 98118
Phone: 206-722-8444
Clinical Interests: cryosurgery
Jessica Burke-Lazarus CNM
Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology, Midwifery
Address: 9245 S Rainier Avenue, Seattle, WA 98118
Clinical Interests: cryosurgery
Miss Nicola Anna Erbeck CNM
Specializes in Midwifery
Address: 9245 S Rainier Avenue, Seattle, WA 98118
Phone: 206-722-8444
Clinical Interests: cryosurgery
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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.
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