We found 3 oncologists who accept United Healthcare Gold EPO near Los Angeles, CA.
Dr. Vaishali Kent's medical specialty is general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). Dr. Kent's clinical interests encompass breast cancer, oncoplastic breast surgery, and nipple-sparing mastectomy. She is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth. 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. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kent takes. Her practice is open to new patients.
Clinical interests: Cancer, Breast Surgery, Breast Issues, Breast Cancer, Oncoplastic Surgery, Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy
Dr. William Tseng's specialty is surgical oncology (cancer surgery). He has a special interest in sarcoma (bone and soft tissue cancer) and melanoma. Dr. Tseng is an in-network provider for United Healthcare EPO, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. He completed his residency training 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. In addition to English, he speaks Mandarin and Taiwanese. He is affiliated with Keck Hospital of USC.
Clinical interests: Sarcoma, Melanoma
Dr. Wafik Zaky specializes in pediatric hematology and pediatric oncology and practices in Los Angeles, CA. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Zaky attended Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Upstate Medical University for residency. He is professionally affiliated with The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
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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.