- 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.
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). These areas are among her clinical interests: breast cancer and nipple-sparing mastectomy. Her professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Fort Worth, and Texas Health Southwest Fort Worth. Dr. Kent takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. She has an open panel. Dr. Kent graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at Inova Fairfax Hospital.
Clinical interests: Cancer, Breast Surgery, Breast Issues, Breast Cancer, Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy
Dr. William Tseng is a surgical oncology (cancer surgery) specialist. His areas of expertise include sarcoma (bone and soft tissue cancer) and melanoma. United Healthcare EPO, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Tseng accepts. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Dr. Tseng attended medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: 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. Dr. Tseng's professional affiliations include Los Angeles County (LAC) + University of Southern California (USC) Medical Center and Keck Hospital of USC.
Clinical interests: Sarcoma, Melanoma
Dr. Wafik Zaky is a pediatric hematology and pediatric oncology specialist. He is professionally affiliated with The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, Blue Choice, and more. Dr. Zaky obtained his medical school training at Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Upstate Medical University.