We found 5 oncologists who accept BlueSelect All Copay 1457 near Davenport, FL.

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Dr. Amit Indravadan Shah, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
40107 Us Highway 27
Davenport, FL
 

Dr. Amit Shah is an adult hematology and adult oncology specialist. Dr. Shah accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad. For his residency, Dr. Shah trained at Mercy Catholic Medical Center and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center.

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Dr. Susan Ross, MD
Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2243 North Boulevard W
Davenport, FL
 

Dr. Susan Ross works as an adult oncologist and medical oncologist in Kissimmee, FL and Davenport, FL. Dr. Ross is affiliated with Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center. She 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. She attended La Salle University, Mexican Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Washington Hospital Center and Harbor Hospital, Baltimore for residency. Dr. Ross has received the following distinction: Florida Super Doctors 2009 - Gulf Coast Edition.

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Dr. Syed Waseemuddin Ahmed, MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
40124 Us Highway; 27 Suite 203
Davenport, FL
 

Dr. Syed Ahmed works as a medical oncologist in Winter Haven, FL and Davenport, FL. He attended medical school at Technical University of Santiago (UTESA). His training includes a residency program at Ohio Valley Medical Center. Dr. Ahmed honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He is professionally affiliated with BayCare Health System, Winter Haven Hospital, and Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center.

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Dr. Wasif Riaz, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
40107 Us Highway 27
Davenport, FL
 

Dr. Wasif Riaz is a specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. He is professionally affiliated with Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center. His education and training includes medical school at Nishtar Medical College and residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo. Dr. Riaz honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
40107 Hwy 27
Davenport, FL
 

Dr. Randy Heysek's area of specialization is radiation oncology. He graduated from the University of Florida College of Medicine. Dr. Heysek honors 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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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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