We found 32 oncologists who accept BlueOptions Essential Health S1400 near Boynton Beach, FL.

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Dr. Jerome J Spunberg, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
10301 Hagen Ranch Road, Ent. A.; Suite 960
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Jerome Spunberg specializes in radiation oncology and practices in Palm Beach Gardens, FL and Boynton Beach, FL. He is professionally affiliated with Bethesda Health. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Spunberg studied medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Spunberg has received the following distinctions: Boca Raton Super Doctors; South Florida Super Doctors; and Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition. He is conversant in French.

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Dr. Matthew Jon Dalessio, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
229 George Bush Boulevard
Delray Beach, FL
 

Dr. Matthew D'alessio specializes in general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery) and practices in Boynton Beach, FL and Delray Beach, FL. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. D'alessio honors. He is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Medicine. Dr. D'alessio is affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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Dr. James Thomas Parsons, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
2815 S Seacrest Boulevard
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. James Parsons specializes in radiation oncology and practices in Boynton Beach, FL. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Duke University School of Medicine. Dr. Parsons is affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
4801 S Congress Avenue; Suite 201
Lake Worth, FL
 

Dr. Sujal Shah works as an oncologist and medical oncologist. Dr. Shah is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. After attending Rush Medical College for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University.

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Dr. Paul J Lin, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
5401 S Congress Avenue; Suite 105
Atlantis, FL
 

Dr. Paul Lin is an adult hematology and adult oncology specialist in Atlantis, FL and Lake Worth, FL. He graduated from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. On average, patients gave Dr. Lin a rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He has received professional recognition including the following: Boca Raton Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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Dr. Jose Agustin Ortega III, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
2300 South Congress Avenue; Suite 103
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Jose Ortega is an adult hematology and adult oncology specialist in Lake Worth, FL and Boynton Beach, FL. He is affiliated with Bethesda Health. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Ortega attended medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine.

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Dr. Eduardo A Garcia, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
2300 South Congress Avenue Suite; 103
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Eduardo Garcia is a specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Garcia studied medicine at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. He has received the following distinctions: Boca Raton Super Doctors; South Florida Super Doctors; and Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition. He is affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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Dr. Allie Marie Garcia-Serra, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
607 Renaissance Lane
Delray Beach, FL
 

Dr. Allie Garcia-Serra is a radiation oncologist. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. She attended medical school at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Garcia-Serra speaks Spanish. Dr. Garcia-Serra's hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Baptist Hospital.

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Dr. Felix A Rodriguez-Pinero, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2623 S Seacrest Boulevard; Suite 216
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Felix Rodriguez-Pinero is an adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology specialist in Boynton Beach, FL and Boca Raton, FL. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Rodriguez-Pinero studied medicine at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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Dr. Howard Mitchell Goodman, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
5507 South Congress Avenue; Suite 130
Atlantis, FL
 

Dr. Howard Goodman specializes in gynecologic oncology. Dr. Goodman is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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Dr. Daniel Lewis Spitz, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
5507 South Congress Avenue; Suite 130
Atlantis, FL
 

Dr. Daniel Spitz practices adult hematology and adult oncology in Atlantis, FL, Wellington, FL, and West Palm Beach, FL. He studied medicine at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine. Dr. Spitz honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Boca Raton Super Doctors and South Florida Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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Dr. Mindy S Bohrer, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2623 S Seacrest Boulevard; Sute 216
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Mindy Bohrer is an adult hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist in Boynton Beach, FL and Boca Raton, FL. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bohrer accepts. Dr. Bohrer graduated from Temple University School of Medicine. She is professionally affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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Dr. Mauricio Ramiro Escobar, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
5401 S Congress Avenue; Suite 105
Atlantis, FL
 

Dr. Mauricio Escobar works as a hematologist and oncologist. He studied medicine at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Escobar is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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Dr. Jacy Villa Jr., MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2623 S Seacrest Boulevard; Suite 216
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Jacy Villa practices adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology in Boynton Beach, FL and Boca Raton, FL. Dr. Villa accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He is affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
4801 S Congress Avenue; Suite 201
Lake Worth, FL
 

Dr. Abraham Schwarzberg practices adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He graduated from George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
4801 S Congress Avenue; Suite 201
Lake Worth, FL
 

Dr. Raymond Tsao works as an adult hematologist and adult oncologist. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Tsao attended medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

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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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