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We found 34 oncologists who accept BlueOptions Essential Health S1400 near Boynton Beach, FL.

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

Dr. Jerome Spunberg is a radiation oncology specialist in Palm Beach Gardens, FL and Boynton Beach, FL. He attended medical school at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Spunberg accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Boca Raton Super Doctors; South Florida Super Doctors; and Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition. He is conversant in French. Dr. Spunberg is professionally affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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

Dr. Andrea Rosenberg works as an adult oncologist and medical oncologist in Lake Worth, FL. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Rosenberg graduated from Penn State College of Medicine.

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

Dr. James Parsons is a radiation oncologist in Boynton Beach, FL. He is professionally affiliated with Bethesda Health. Dr. Parsons attended medical school at Duke University School of Medicine. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2623 S Seacrest Boulevard; Suite 216
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Rogelio Brito works as an adult hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist. He is professionally affiliated with Bethesda Health. Dr. Brito graduated from Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Brito include: South Florida Super Doctors and Boca Raton Super Doctors.

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

Dr. Sujal Shah is a specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Shah accepts. Dr. Shah graduated from Rush Medical College and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University.

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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 is a hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist. Dr. Villa is affiliated with Bethesda Health. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Villa accepts.

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

Dr. Mindy Bohrer practices adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Bohrer is affiliated with Bethesda Health. She graduated from Temple University School of Medicine. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
3450 Lantana Road; Suite 100
Lake Worth, FL
 

Dr. Surendra Sirpal's medical specialty is adult hematology and adult oncology. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Sirpal attended medical school at Maulana Azad Medical College.

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

Dr. Eduardo Garcia's areas of specialization are adult hematology and adult oncology. He is affiliated with Bethesda Health. He studied medicine at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Garcia is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He has received professional recognition including the following: Boca Raton Super Doctors; South Florida Super Doctors; and Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition.

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

Dr. Allie Garcia-Serra's specialty is radiation oncology. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Baptist Hospital. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Garcia-Serra attended medical school at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish.

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Dr. William Leavitt Sternheim, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
2300 South Congress Avenue Suite; 103
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. William Sternheim sees patients in Lake Worth, FL and Boynton Beach, FL. His medical specialties are adult hematology and adult oncology. He attended medical school at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and SUNY Upstate Medical University. Dr. Sternheim is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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

Dr. Paul Lin works as a hematologist and adult oncologist in Atlantis, FL and Lake Worth, FL. Patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. 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. Lin studied medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He has received the distinction of Boca Raton Super Doctors. Dr. Lin 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 works as an adult hematologist and adult oncologist in Lake Worth, FL and Boynton 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. Ortega honors. He graduated from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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

Dr. Humberto Caldera's specialties are adult hematology and adult oncology. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Central University of Venezuela Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Caldera is affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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Dr. Arunachalam Thenappan, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
2300 South Congress Avenue; Suite 103
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Arunachalam Thenappan's areas of specialization are adult hematology and adult oncology; he sees patients in Lake Worth, FL and Boynton Beach, FL. 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 has received the distinction of Boca Raton Super Doctors. Dr. Thenappan is affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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

Dr. Felix Rodriguez-Pinero's medical specialty is adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. 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. Rodriguez-Pinero attended medical school at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Bethesda Health.

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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.