We found 3 oncologists who accept United Healthcare Gold EPO near Los Angeles, CA.
Dr. Vaishali Kent specializes in general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). She obtained her medical school training at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine and performed her residency at Inova Fairfax Hospital. Dr. Kent's clinical interests encompass breast cancer, oncoplastic breast surgery, and nipple-sparing mastectomy. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. She is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth. Dr. Kent's practice is open to new patients.
Clinical interests: Cancer, Breast Surgery, Breast Issues, Breast Cancer, Oncoplastic Surgery, Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy
Dr. William Tseng is a surgical oncologist. In his practice, Dr. Tseng focuses on sarcoma (bone and soft tissue cancer) and melanoma. He accepts United Healthcare EPO, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Distinctions awarded to Dr. Tseng include: Science Education Award, American Association for Cancer Research; Resident's Research Award, Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract; and Julius Conn Award, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Surgery. He speaks Mandarin and Taiwanese. He is professionally affiliated with Keck Hospital of USC.
Clinical interests: Sarcoma, Melanoma
Dr. Wafik Zaky's areas of specialization are pediatric hematology and pediatric oncology; he sees patients in Los Angeles, CA. He is professionally affiliated with The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. After attending Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine for medical school, Dr. Zaky completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Upstate Medical University. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers.
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- Medical Oncologists specialize in the use of medications, especially chemotherapy, to kill cancer cells. In some areas, the term “medical oncologist” refers to the oncologist who is overall in charge of making decisions about a patient’s treatment.
- Surgical Oncologists specialize in surgical treatments for cancer, such as biopsies (where small tissue samples are taken and examined), or surgical removal of tumors and surrounding tissue.
- Radiation Oncologists specialize in the use of radiation (a kind of high powered x-ray) to kill cancer.