We found 6 hematologists who accept Molina Healthcare near Chula Vista, CA.

Dr. Seung-Yil Thomas Song, MD
Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology, Hematology
750 Medical Center Court; Suite 9
Chula Vista, CA
 

Dr. Seung-Yil Song sees patients in San Diego, CA and Chula Vista, CA. His medical specialties are adult oncology, medical oncology, and hematology (blood disorders). Dr. Song speaks Korean. He has indicated that his clinical interests include general care and breast cancer. He is professionally affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. He attended medical school at The Catholic University of Korea, School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at VA Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Song honors. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Bone Marrow Aspiration, General Care, Breast Cancer

Dr. Ignacio Iturbe-Alessio, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
480 4th Avenue; Suite 409
Chula Vista, CA
 

Dr. Ignacio Iturbe-Alessio's areas of specialization are adult hematology and adult oncology. His clinical interests include hospice (end-of-life care), sickle cell disease, and bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. Dr. Iturbe-Alessio is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal. He attended medical school at National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) Faculty of Medicine. He completed his residency training at San Bernardino County Medical Center, Worcester City Hospital, and Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Iturbe-Alessio's hospital/clinic affiliations include Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Bone Marrow Aspiration, Sickle Cell Disease, Blood ... (Read more)

Dr. Lynn Christine Bemiller, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
752 Medical Center Court; Suite 202
Chula Vista, CA
 

Dr. Lynn Bemiller is a specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. She works in La Jolla, CA, San Diego, CA, and Chula Vista, CA. Dr. Bemiller is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. She accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. She is a graduate of Eastern Virginia Medical School. Dr. Bemiller has received the distinction of San Diego Super Doctors.

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Dr. Mariela Noemi Macias, MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, Geriatrics, Hematology
480 4th Avenue; Suite 409
Chula Vista, CA
 

Dr. Mariela Macias' areas of specialization are medical oncology, geriatrics (elderly care), and hematology (blood disorders); she sees patients in Chula Vista, CA. Dr. Macias's hospital/clinic affiliations include Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. She takes several insurance carriers, including AARP, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment. Before performing her residency at Scripps Mercy Hospital, San Diego, Dr. Macias attended the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish.

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Dr. Uladzislau Naidzionak, MD
Specializes in Oncology, Internal Medicine, Hematology
750 Medical Center Court; Suite 9
Chula Vista, CA
 

Dr. Uladzislau Naidzionak is a specialist in oncology (cancer care) and hematology (blood disorders). On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among Dr. Naidzionak's clinical interests: bladder cancer, lung cancer, and bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. His professional affiliations include Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal. He is open to new patients. Dr. Naidzionak attended Belarussian State Medical University and then went on to complete his residency at SSM St. Mary's Health Center, St. Louis. In addition to English, he speaks Russian.

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Clinical interests: Bladder Cancer, Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Thyroid Cancer, Bone Marrow ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
321 10th Avenue; Unit 607
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. John Shen is an adult hematology and adult oncology specialist in San Diego, CA. He studied medicine at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. Dr. Shen is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with VA San Diego Healthcare System (VASDHS).

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What is Hematology?

Hematology is a medical specialty that focuses on diseases of the blood, bone marrow, and lymphatic system. Blood flows to every cell in our body and is extremely important to our survival. Problems with the production of blood cells or cancers that affect the blood can be very dangerous. Hematologists treat these and other diseases, such as:
  • Anemia, a low level of red blood cells
  • Low levels of white blood cells or platelets
  • Bleeding disorders, such as hemophilia
  • Clotting disorders, such as deep vein thrombosis
  • Cancers of the blood, such as leukemia and lymphoma

To diagnose a blood disorder, hematologists may look at the blood under a microscope in a procedure called a blood smear. They may order a lab test of the blood called a complete blood count. This test measures the levels of red and white blood cells, platelets, and hemoglobin in your blood. They may do lab tests to measure the levels of proteins in your blood needed for bleeding and clotting. They may even do a bone marrow biopsy to check a small sample of bone marrow for problems in how blood is being produced.

A hematologist may work with all kinds of patients. Specialized hematologists called pediatric hematologists work only with children. All hematologists work to diagnose disease and prescribe treatments in order to care for their patients. They also work with general practice physicians, pediatricians, oncologists, transplant specialists, and others to guide treatment. Healing any problems with your blood is the first step towards your whole body feeling better.
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