We found 13 oncologists who accept Kaiser Permanente near Sacramento, CA.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
4501 X Street; Suite 3016
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Mrinal Dutia works as an adult hematologist and adult oncologist. Dr. Dutia attended medical school at the University of Mumbai and Grant Medical College. She is in-network for Blue Shield, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medicare, and more.

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Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
2025 Morse Avenue
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Vikas Mahavni's specialty is gynecologic oncology. Dr. Mahavni takes Medicare and Kaiser Permanente insurance. He studied medicine at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. In addition to English, Dr. Mahavni (or staff) speaks Hindi.

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Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
2025 Morse Avenue
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Jeffrey Skilling is a specialist in gynecologic oncology. He works in Sacramento, CA. He is in-network for Medicare and Kaiser Permanente insurance. Dr. Skilling is a graduate of the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Surgical Oncology
2025 Morse Avenue
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Melinda Mortenson, who practices in Sacramento, CA, is a medical specialist in surgical oncology (cancer surgery). She studied medicine at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine. Dr. Mortenson is an in-network provider for Medicare and Kaiser Permanente insurance.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
2025 Morse Avenue
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Lai Hui is a Sacramento, CA physician who specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology. She is in-network for Medicare and Kaiser Permanente insurance. She graduated from Jinan University.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
4501 X Street
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Richard Guy's medical specialty is adult hematology and adult oncology. He accepts the following insurance: Medicare and Kaiser Permanente. He graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
4860 Y Street; Ob/gyn, Suite 2500
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Alireza Abidi sees patients in Sacramento, CA. His medical specialty is gynecologic oncology. He speaks Persian. He studied medicine at The National University of Iran. Dr. Abidi honors Medicare and Kaiser Permanente insurance.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
4501 X Street; Suite 3016
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. I-Yeh Gong specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology. He is in-network for Medicare and Kaiser Permanente insurance. He attended medical school at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
2025 Morse Avenue
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Walter Kinney is a physician who specializes in gynecologic oncology. He is a graduate of Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
2025 Morse Avenue
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Dazhi Cen's specialties are adult hematology and adult oncology. He is in-network for Medicare and Kaiser Permanente insurance. He studied medicine at Guangzhou Medical University. Dr. Cen speaks Mandarin and Cantonese.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
2025 Morse Avenue
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Tim Grennan's specialties are adult hematology and adult oncology. He practices in Sacramento, CA. Dr. Grennan takes Medicare and Kaiser Permanente insurance. He is a graduate of the University of Nebraska College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
2025 Morse Avenue
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Hoa Duong's areas of specialization are adult hematology and adult oncology; he sees patients in Sacramento, CA. He studied medicine at the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine. Dr. Duong is in-network for Medicare and Kaiser Permanente insurance.

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Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
87 Scripps Drive; Suite 310
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Kimberly Duran specializes in gynecologic oncology and practices in Sacramento, CA. She is in-network for Kaiser Permanente insurance.

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What is Oncology?

An oncologist is a physician who is concerned with the treatment of tumors and cancers. Cancer is when cells in the human body grow in an abnormal or out-of-control way. The goal of oncology is to cure a patient’s cancer, or, if the cancer is incurable, to control the cancer and reduce the symptoms for as long as possible.

Oncologists have several roles in their interaction with patients. They diagnose cancer and determine what stage the cancer is in, or to what extent the cancer has grown. They explain the diagnosis and stage to the patient, and they recommend treatment and deliver care. During treatment, oncologists are responsible for maintaining quality of life for their patients by reducing pain and side effects from medications.

There are three main types of oncologists:
  • 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.

The American Society of Clinical Oncology also recognizes the subspecialties of Gynecological Oncology, which focuses on cancers of the female reproductive tract, and Pediatric Oncology, which deals with cancers that are most common in childhood.

In the United States, nearly one-half of all men and one-third of all women will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetimes. It is an unfortunately common disease that can sometimes be life-threatening. Oncologists provide care to millions of people facing that diagnosis every year.