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We found 4 hematologists who accept Blue Shield of California - Shared Advantage ASO - Tiered Network Plan for John Muir near Los Gatos, CA.

Dr. Ying Cao, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
15400 National Avenue; Suite 201
Los Gatos, CA
 

Dr. Ying Cao practices adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology in Santa Rosa, CA, San Jose, CA, and Los Gatos, CA. In Dr. Cao's practice, she is particularly interested in chemotherapy, bone marrow exam (aspiration and biopsy), and gastrointestinal cancer. She honors Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. She attended Nanjing Medical University and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. In addition to English, she speaks Mandarin. Dr. Cao's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Pacific Community Provider Network, and Good Samaritan Hospital. She has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Bone Marrow Exam, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Lymphoma, Blood Disorders, Chemotherapy, Breast Cancer

Dr. Irene Irene Wu, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
15720 Winchester Boulevard; 1st Floor
Los Gatos, CA
 

Dr. H. Wu is an adult hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist in Mountain View, CA, Sunnyvale, CA, and Los Gatos, CA. Dr. Wu has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. She is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. She accepts Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. She is accepting new patients. She obtained her medical school training at Yale School of Medicine and performed her residency at Stanford University Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Colon Cancer, Lung Cancer, Lymphoma, Breast Cancer

Dr. Kim-Son Nguyen, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
15720 Winchester Boulevard; 1st Floor
Los Gatos, CA
 

Dr. Kim-Son Nguyen's areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Nguyen's clinical interests include blood disorders. He honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. He obtained his medical school training at Harvard Medical School and performed his residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He is conversant in Vietnamese. Dr. Nguyen is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Kidney Cancer, Colon Cancer, Leukemia, Bone Marrow Transplant, Lung Cancer, Lymphoma, Multiple ... (Read more)

Dr. Wendy Wong, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology, Pediatric Oncology
15400 Los Gatos Boulevard; 1st Floor
Los Gatos, CA
 

Dr. Wendy Wong works as a pediatric hematologist and pediatric oncologist in San Jose, CA and Los Gatos, CA. She speaks Cantonese. Her professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Wong attended the University of Vermont College of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She accepts Health Net ELECT POS, United Healthcare Plans, United Healthcare EPO, and more. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Wong's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Eczema, Thrombophilia, Preventive Care, Chronic Illness, Newborn Care

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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.