Frequently Asked Questions
What is FNA?
How is the biopsy performed?
What should I bring to the Appointment?
- Insurance card or information
- Referring physician order
How long will the procedure take?
When will I get my results?
The results can be grouped into 3 categories:
- Clearly benign (not cancer)
- Clearly malignant (cancer)
- Non-definitive, less clear (most often this will be followed by additional testing)
How reliable is this test?
Can I drive after the procedure?
Can I eat/drink before the procedure?
What complications might arise?
If you experience swelling that does not go away, continued bleeding, a fever over 100°F, or if you experience pain that is not helped by Tylenol or other non-aspirin products, call your doctor’s office immediately.
What insurance plans are accepted?
How do I get to the Office?
123 Fox Road, Suite 201B
Knoxville, TN 37922
Located in the second floor of the Knoxville Dermatology Group Building on Fox Road, about a 1/4th mile off Kingston Pike with convenient parking.
Take the elevator to the second floor and follow the signs to the Knoxville FNA Clinic.
For any questions, please call (865) 888-7747