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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). His clinical interests include general care and breast cancer. Dr. Song accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal. After attending The Catholic University of Korea, School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at VA Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee. In addition to English, Dr. Song speaks Korean. His professional affiliations include Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. He is open to new patients.

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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 is a specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. He works in Chula Vista, CA. In his practice, he is particularly interested in hospice (end-of-life care), sickle cell disease, and bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. After completing medical school at National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Iturbe-Alessio performed his residency at San Bernardino County Medical Center, Worcester City Hospital, and Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Iturbe-Alessio's 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. Mariela Noemi Macias, MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, Geriatrics, Hematology
480 4th Avenue; Suite 409
Chula Vista, CA
 

Dr. Mariela Macias is a specialist in medical oncology, geriatrics (elderly care), and hematology (blood disorders). Her education and training includes medical school at the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine and residency at Scripps Mercy Hospital, San Diego. She takes AARP, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Macias is conversant in Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. Dr. Macias welcomes new patients.

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

Dr. Lynn Bemiller's medical specialty is adult hematology and adult oncology. She studied medicine at Eastern Virginia Medical School. The average patient rating for Dr. Bemiller is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Bemiller honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. She has received professional recognition including the following: San Diego Super Doctors.

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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 physician who specializes in oncology (cancer care) and hematology (blood disorders). He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Naidzionak include bladder cancer, lung cancer, and bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. Dr. Naidzionak's professional affiliations include Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Naidzionak is open to new patients. Before performing his residency at SSM St. Mary's Health Center, St. Louis, Dr. Naidzionak attended Belarussian State Medical University for medical school. He speaks Russian.

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

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

Dr. John Paul Shen, who practices in San Diego, CA, is a medical specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. He is affiliated with VA San Diego Healthcare System (VASDHS). He graduated from Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. Dr. Shen is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more.

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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.