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

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Specializes in Pediatric Hematology, Pediatric Oncology
4405 Vandever Avenue; Department of Pediatrics
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Erin Boatsman's specialties are pediatric hematology and pediatric oncology. She attended medical school at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. Dr. Boatsman is an in-network provider for Kaiser Permanente insurance.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
4647 Zion Avenue
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Dean Peng is a hematologist and adult oncologist in San Diego, CA. He accepts Medicare and Kaiser Permanente insurance. He studied medicine at Shanghai Medical University.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
4647 Zion Avenue
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Nina Liu practices adult hematology and adult oncology. She honors Medicare and Kaiser Permanente insurance. Dr. Liu graduated from Baylor College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Pediatric Hematology, Pediatric Oncology
4405 Vandever Avenue
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Joanne McManaman is a pediatric hematology and pediatric oncology specialist in San Diego, CA. Dr. McManaman takes Kaiser Permanente insurance. She is a graduate of the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
4647 Zion Avenue
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Jonathan Polikoff, who practices in San Diego, CA, is a medical specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. He studied medicine at Albany Medical College. He is an in-network provider for Medicare and Kaiser Permanente insurance. Dr. Polikoff has received professional recognition including the following: San Diego Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
4647 Zion Avenue
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Terry Harrison is a gynecologic oncology specialist in San Diego, CA. Dr. Harrison accepts Medicare and Kaiser Permanente insurance. He studied medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
4647 Zion Avenue
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Thomas Sweet sees patients in San Diego, CA. His medical specialties are adult hematology and adult oncology. He takes Medicare and Kaiser Permanente insurance. Dr. Sweet is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Medical School.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
4647 Zion Avenue
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Jian Chen is an adult hematology and adult oncology specialist in San Diego, CA. He is a graduate of Shanghai Second Medical University. Dr. Chen honors Medicare and Kaiser Permanente insurance. He speaks Mandarin.

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Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
4647 Zion Avenue
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Paul Koonings is a physician who specializes in gynecologic oncology. He takes Medicare and Kaiser Permanente insurance. He attended medical school at The University of Western Ontario, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
4647 Zion Avenue
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. John Oval is a specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. He works in San Diego, CA. Dr. Oval graduated from the University of Arizona College of Medicine. He honors Medicare and Kaiser Permanente insurance.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
4647 Zion Avenue
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Nandita Raja is a specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. She works in San Diego, CA. She honors Medicare and Kaiser Permanente insurance. She graduated from Kilpauk Medical College.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
4647 Zion Avenue
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Jenny Devitt is a specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. She works in San Diego, CA. Dr. Devitt accepts Medicare and Kaiser Permanente insurance. She attended medical school at McGill University Faculty of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
4647 Zion Avenue
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Scott Godfrey sees patients in San Diego, CA. His medical specialties are adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Godfrey accepts the following insurance: Medicare and Kaiser Permanente.

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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.
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