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We found 6 hematologists who accept Aetna HMO near Long Beach, CA.

Dr. Eknath A Deo, MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
701 E 28th Street; Suite 418
Long Beach, CA
 

Dr. Eknath Deo practices adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology in Long Beach, CA. Dr. Deo (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Marathi, Spanish, and Gujarati. Dr. Deo's areas of expertise include the following: bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery and breast issues. His professional affiliations include Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach, Los Alamitos Medical Center, and Community Hospital Long Beach. He obtained his medical school training at Seth G.S. Medical College and Grant Medical College and performed his residency at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Deo takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Breast Issues

Dr. Mark Minh Ngo, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1043 Elm; Avenue Suite104
Long Beach, CA
 

Dr. Mark Ngo is a physician who specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Ngo accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine and performed his residency at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Ngo (or staff) speaks Spanish, Chinese, and Vietnamese. Dr. Ngo's professional affiliations include Los Alamitos Medical Center, Greater Newport Physicians (GNP), and Long Beach Memorial Medical Center. His practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Sassan Farjami, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1043 Elm Avenue; Suite 104
Long Beach, CA
 

Dr. Sassan Farjami works as a hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist. He attended New York Medical College and Tehran University of Medical Sciences for medical school and subsequently trained at Mount Vernon Hospital for residency. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Farjami accepts. Dr. Farjami (or staff) speaks Spanish, Chinese, and Vietnamese. Dr. Farjami is professionally affiliated with Los Alamitos Medical Center, Greater Newport Physicians (GNP), and Long Beach Memorial Medical Center. He welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Lihong Wu, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1043 Elm Avenue; #104
Long Beach, CA
 

Dr. Lihong Wu's specialties are adult hematology and adult oncology. She practices in Long Beach, CA and Los Alamitos, CA. Dr. Wu is conversant in Mandarin. She is affiliated with Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach, Los Alamitos Medical Center, and Greater Newport Physicians (GNP). She attended medical school at Shanghai Medical University. For her professional training, Dr. Wu completed a residency program at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center. She is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. She has an open panel.

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Dr. Jonathan B Blitzer, MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
2653 Elm Avenue; Suite 300
Long Beach, CA
 

Dr. Jonathan Blitzer works as an adult hematologist and adult oncologist. Patient reviews placed Dr. Blitzer at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Upstate Medical University. He has received professional recognition including the following: Southern California Super Doctors. Dr. Blitzer (or staff) speaks the following languages: Filipino and Spanish. Dr. Blitzer is professionally affiliated with Los Alamitos Medical Center, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, and Community Hospital Long Beach.

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Dr. Paula Irene Groncy, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology, Pediatric Oncology
2653 Elm Avenue; #200
Long Beach, CA
 

Dr. Paula Groncy works as a pediatric hematologist and pediatric oncologist in Long Beach, CA. Aetna EPO, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Groncy accepts. She is a graduate of Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Groncy trained at Nationwide Children's Hospital for her residency. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Groncy include: Southern California Super Doctors and Top Women Southern California Super Doctors. Dr. Groncy (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Lao. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include UCLA Health and Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach.

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Clinical interests: Bone Problems, Back Problems, Spine Surgery Procedures

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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.