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We found 10 surgical oncologists who accept Cigna near San Carlos, CA.

Dr. Kimberly Moore Dalal, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
222 West 39th Avenue; Second Floor
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Kimberly Dalal's specialties are general surgery, surgical oncology (cancer surgery), and colon & rectal surgery. She practices in San Mateo, CA and Burlingame, CA. She is especially interested in video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), colorectal surgery procedures, and cancer surgery. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, San Mateo Medical Center, and Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF). Dr. Dalal studied medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Dalal trained at Brigham and Women's Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School. The average patient rating for Dr. Dalal is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Dalal accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. She is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Lymphadenectomy, Thoracic Problems, Research, Rectal Problems, Rectal ... (Read more)

Dr. Christine Denise Ching, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology
301 Industrial Road; Level 4
San Carlos, CA
 

Dr. C. Ching is a medical specialist in surgical oncology (cancer surgery). She graduated from Duke University School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Ching's clinical interests include cancer surgery. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. Dr. Ching is conversant in Spanish. Her professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Research, Lumpectomy, Sarcoma, Surgical Procedures, Melanoma, Cancer ... (Read more)

Dr. Randolph W.Y. Wong, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
222 West 39th Avenue; Second Floor
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Randolph Wong works as a general surgeon, surgical oncologist, and colon and rectal surgeon in Burlingame, CA, San Mateo, CA, and Daly City, CA. His areas of expertise include colorectal surgery procedures. Dr. Wong has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Wong takes. His education and training includes medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Arizona. Dr. Wong is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, San Mateo Medical Center, and Mills-Peninsula Health Services. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Thoracic Surgery Procedures, Melanoma, Cancer Surgery, Breast Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Runi Chattopadhyay, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology
301 Industrial Road; Level 4
San Carlos, CA
 

Dr. Runi Chattopadhyay is a specialist in surgical oncology (cancer surgery). She works in Palo Alto, CA and San Carlos, CA. Dr. Chattopadhyay (or staff) speaks the following languages: French and Bengali. Dr. Chattopadhyay's clinical interests encompass cancer surgery and breast cancer. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. She attended McGill University Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with McGill University for residency. Patients rated her highly, giving her an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Chattopadhyay is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Cancer Surgery, Breast Cancer

Dr. Karen Y Whang, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology
301 Industrial Road; Level 2
San Carlos, CA
 

Dr. Karen Whang is a physician who specializes in surgical oncology (cancer surgery). Dr. Whang's average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Her areas of expertise include surgical procedures. Her professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Whang is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. She has an open panel. She graduated from Temple University School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at UMass Memorial Medical Center. She is conversant in Korean.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Abdominal Surgery, Pancreas Problems, Hernia Surgery, Colorectal Surgery ... (Read more)

Dr. Daniel Yao, MD
Specializes in Urologic Oncology, Surgical Oncology
795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Daniel Yao's specialties are urologic oncology and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). He studied medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Yao's residency was performed at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Yao include urologic (genitourinary) disorders. The average patient rating for Dr. Yao is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Yao takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He speaks Mandarin. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Cryosurgery, Urologic Cancer, Female Urologic Disorders, Urologic Disorders, Benign Prostatic ... (Read more)

Dr. Andrea Petron Metkus, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
222 West 39th Avenue; Second Floor
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Andrea Metkus is a general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery) specialist. Dr. Metkus attended the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) for residency. She is especially interested in breast surgery. Patients rated her highly, giving her an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Metkus is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. She is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, San Mateo Medical Center, and Mills-Peninsula Health Services. She is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Breast Surgery

Dr. Rudolf Fabian Buntic, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery, Surgical Oncology
101 N. El Camino Real; Suite A
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Rudolf Buntic practices plastic surgery, hand surgery, and surgical oncology (cancer surgery) in San Francisco, CA and San Mateo, CA. Dr. Buntic's areas of expertise include microsurgery and reconstructive surgery. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended McGill University Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Stanford University Medical Center. Dr. Buntic has received the distinction of San Francisco Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Brown & Toland Physicians. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Microsurgery, Reconstructive Surgery

Dr. Dirk Stephen Baumann, MD
Specializes in Vascular Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Thoracic Surgery
222 West 39th Avenue; Second Floor
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Dirk Baumann is a vascular surgeon, surgical oncologist, and thoracic surgeon in San Mateo, CA, Burlingame, CA, and Daly City, CA. He is rated highly by his patients. His areas of expertise include abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) and endovascular surgery. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Baumann takes. After completing medical school at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, Dr. Baumann performed his residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. He has received the following distinction: San Francisco Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, San Mateo Medical Center, and Mills-Peninsula Health Services. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Baumann's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Vascular Surgery Procedures, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Endovascular Surgery

Dr. Bruce L Allen, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Cardiothoracic Surgery
222 West 39th Avenue; Second Floor
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Bruce Allen is a San Mateo, CA physician who specializes in general surgery, surgical oncology (cancer surgery), and cardiothoracic surgery. His areas of expertise consist of melanoma, robotic surgery, and laparoscopic surgery. Dr. Allen's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, San Mateo Medical Center, and Mills-Peninsula Health Services. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Dr. Allen attended Stanford University School of Medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Allen is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Melanoma, Laparoscopic Surgery, Robotic Surgery

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What is Surgical Oncology?

Surgical oncology is the use of surgery to diagnose or treat cancer, or to manage the symptoms of cancer. The Egyptians pioneered the treatment of cancer using surgery, removing breast tumors as early as the seventh century. These days, surgical oncology is much more complex and effective. Most cancer treatments involve surgery, and in some cases it is the only treatment needed.

Surgical oncologists work together with medical oncologists and radiation oncologists to provide care for cancer patients. Along with medical oncologists, surgical oncologists tend to be the primary providers of cancer treatment. Almost every cancer patient will have a medical or surgical oncologist who is in charge of managing their treatment and making decisions about their care.

The specialized knowledge of a surgical oncologist is less about surgical techniques (which may be very similar to techniques used by a general surgeon) and more about an understanding of cancer itself. Surgical oncologists have an advanced knowledge of how cancer presents and changes, and they know the best way to use surgery to treat cancer.

Surgical oncology is a rapidly advancing specialty, and many new techniques and procedures have been developed in recent years, including minimally invasive surgery and robotic surgery. A surgical oncologist is able to safely wield these complicated techniques to remove tumors from the body.