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We found 11 oncologists who accept Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida BlueSelect Everyday Health Premier near Clearwater, FL.

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Dr. Sung Tae Byun, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1301 2nd Avenue Sw
Largo, FL
 

Dr. Sung Byun is a specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Byun accepts. Dr. Byun (or staff) speaks Korean, Spanish, and Portuguese. He is affiliated with Largo Medical Center and Morton Plant Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Cancer, Blood Disorders

Dr. Nuruddin Jooma, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
400 Pinellas Street; Suite 300
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Nuruddin Jooma is an adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology specialist in Clearwater, FL. 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. Dr. Jooma's education and training includes medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University. Dr. Jooma (or staff) is conversant in Urdu and Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with Mease Dunedin Hospital and Morton Plant Hospital.

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Dr. Edgar G Miranda, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
3280 N Mcmullen Booth Road; Suite 200
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Edgar Miranda, who practices in Clearwater, FL, is a medical specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He speaks Spanish. His clinical interests encompass cancer. Dr. Miranda is professionally affiliated with Mease Dunedin Hospital. After completing medical school at Central University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Dr. Miranda performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Clinical interests: Cancer

Dr. Geetha Jayaprakash Kamath, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1417 S Belcher Road
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Geetha Kamath's medical specialty is adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. In her practice, she is particularly interested in bone marrow aspiration. The average patient rating for Dr. Kamath is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Kamath is an in-network provider for Coresource, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Kamath obtained her medical school training at Kasturba Medical College and performed her residency at Helene Fuld Medical Center. Dr. Kamath (or staff) speaks Hindi. She is affiliated with St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Petersburg General Hospital, and Largo Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Bone Marrow Aspiration, Abdominal Paracentesis, Burns, Joint Aspiration, Suprapubic Bladder ... (Read more)

Dr. Idelfia Altagracia Marte, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
3280 N Mcmullen Booth Road; Suite 200
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Idelfia Marte practices adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. In addition to English, Dr. Marte speaks Spanish. In her practice, Dr. Marte focuses on cancer. She is professionally affiliated with Mease Dunedin Hospital and Morton Plant Hospital. After completing medical school at Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine, Dr. Marte performed her residency at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center and NYU Langone Medical Center. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Marte accepts.

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Clinical interests: Cancer

Dr. Kerry E Chamberlain, DO
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
100 Highland Avenue
Largo, FL
 

Dr. Kerry Chamberlain is a hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist in Largo, FL and Tampa, FL. Dr. Chamberlain's areas of expertise include cancer and blood disorders. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chamberlain accepts. He attended A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Doctors Hospital for residency. He is professionally affiliated with Largo Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Cancer, Blood Disorders

Dr. Jose Alemar, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
3280 N Mcmullen Booth Road; Suite 200
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Jose Alemar's specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. The average patient rating for Dr. Alemar is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Coresource, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). In addition to English, Dr. Alemar speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Largo Medical Center, Mease Dunedin Hospital, and Morton Plant Hospital.

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Dr. Don Danh Luong, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
100 Highland Avenue
Largo, FL
 

Dr. Don Luong is a physician who specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He is affiliated with Largo Medical Center. Dr. Luong honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). Dr. Luong (or staff) speaks Spanish and Vietnamese.

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Dr. Gregoire Henri Bergier, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
100 Highland Avenue Ne
Largo, FL
 

Dr. Gregoire Bergier's medical specialty is adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. For his residency, Dr. Bergier trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). Dr. Bergier 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. Dr. Bergier (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: German and French. He is professionally affiliated with Mease Dunedin Hospital and Morton Plant Hospital.

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Dr. Hitesh Chimanbhai Patel, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
400 Pinellas Street; Suite 300
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Hitesh Patel specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Patel (or staff) is conversant in Hindi. In his practice, he is particularly interested in chemotherapy. Dr. Patel's professional affiliations include Mease Dunedin Hospital and Morton Plant Hospital. He obtained his medical school training at Kasturba Medical College and performed his residency at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for 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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Clinical interests: Chemotherapy

Dr. Jennifer Lynn Ball, DO
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
3280 N Mcmullen Booth Road; Suite 200
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Jennifer Ball's medical specialty is adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Her professional affiliations include Mease Dunedin Hospital and Morton Plant Hospital. Dr. Ball honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. She graduated from West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF).

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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.