Finding Providers
loading

We found 5 surgical oncologists who accept Aetna Managed Choice POS near Burlingame, CA.

Showing 1-5 of 5
Dr. Kimberly Moore Dalal, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
1501 Trousdale Drive; Building B, 5th Floor
Burlingame, CA
 

Dr. Kimberly Dalal works as a general surgeon, surgical oncologist, and colon and rectal surgeon in San Mateo, CA and Burlingame, CA. She graduated from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Dalal's training includes residency programs at Brigham and Women's Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School. In her practice, Dr. Dalal focuses on video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), colorectal surgery procedures, and cancer surgery. Dr. Dalal is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. She accepts Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, San Mateo Medical Center, and Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF). Dr. Dalal has an open panel.

Read more

Clinical interests: Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Lymphadenectomy, Thoracic Problems, Research, Rectal Problems, Rectal ... (Read more)

Dr. Randolph W.Y. Wong, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
1501 Trousdale Drive; Building B, 5th Floor
Burlingame, CA
 

Dr. Randolph Wong is a physician who specializes in general surgery, surgical oncology (cancer surgery), and colon & rectal surgery. In his practice, Dr. Wong focuses on colorectal surgery procedures. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, San Mateo Medical Center, and Mills-Peninsula Health Services. After completing medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College, Dr. Wong performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Arizona. He is rated highly by his patients. He is in-network for Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Wong is open to new patients.

Read more

Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Thoracic Surgery Procedures, Melanoma, Cancer Surgery, Breast Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Andrea Petron Metkus, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
50 S. San Mateo; Suite 360
Burlingame, CA
 

Dr. Andrea Metkus is a specialist in general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). Areas of particular interest for Dr. Metkus include breast surgery. Patient reviews placed Dr. Metkus at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Metkus accepts. She attended medical school at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Metkus completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Metkus is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, San Mateo Medical Center, and Mills-Peninsula Health Services. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

Read more

Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Breast Surgery

Dr. Dirk Stephen Baumann, MD
Specializes in Vascular Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Thoracic Surgery
1501 Trousdale Drive; 5th Floor
Burlingame, CA
 

Dr. Dirk Baumann is a vascular surgeon, cancer surgeon, and thoracic surgeon. Dr. Baumann studied medicine at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. In his practice, Dr. Baumann focuses on abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) and endovascular surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Baumann average 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Baumann is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO. He has received the distinction of San Francisco Super Doctors. Dr. Baumann's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, San Mateo Medical Center, and Mills-Peninsula Health Services. He is accepting new patients.

Read more

Clinical interests: Vascular Surgery Procedures, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Endovascular Surgery

Dr. Bruce L Allen, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Cardiothoracic Surgery
50 S San Mateo Drive; Suite 360
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Bruce Allen specializes in general surgery, surgical oncology (cancer surgery), and cardiothoracic surgery. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. His areas of expertise include melanoma, robotic surgery, and laparoscopic surgery. Dr. Allen's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, San Mateo Medical Center, and Mills-Peninsula Health Services. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO. His practice is open to new patients. Dr. Allen graduated from Stanford University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).

Read more

Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Melanoma, Laparoscopic Surgery, Robotic Surgery

Conditions / Treatments

Gender

Insurance

Medicare Patient Age

Medicare Patient Conditions

Medicare Patient Ethnicity

Additional Information

Distinctions

Research

Online Communication

Practice Affiliation

Credentials

Fellowship

Medical School

Residency

Years Since Graduation

What is Surgical Oncology?

Surgical oncology is the use of surgery to diagnose or treat cancer, or to manage the symptoms of cancer. The Egyptians pioneered the treatment of cancer using surgery, removing breast tumors as early as the seventh century. These days, surgical oncology is much more complex and effective. Most cancer treatments involve surgery, and in some cases it is the only treatment needed.

Surgical oncologists work together with medical oncologists and radiation oncologists to provide care for cancer patients. Along with medical oncologists, surgical oncologists tend to be the primary providers of cancer treatment. Almost every cancer patient will have a medical or surgical oncologist who is in charge of managing their treatment and making decisions about their care.

The specialized knowledge of a surgical oncologist is less about surgical techniques (which may be very similar to techniques used by a general surgeon) and more about an understanding of cancer itself. Surgical oncologists have an advanced knowledge of how cancer presents and changes, and they know the best way to use surgery to treat cancer.

Surgical oncology is a rapidly advancing specialty, and many new techniques and procedures have been developed in recent years, including minimally invasive surgery and robotic surgery. A surgical oncologist is able to safely wield these complicated techniques to remove tumors from the body.