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We found 13 oncologists who accept Humana Simplicity HMO Open Access Gold 02/100 near Deerfield Beach, FL.

Dr. David Noel Bimston, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Other
900 Glades Road; Suite 500
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. David Bimston's medical specialty is general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). In his practice, Dr. Bimston focuses on endocrine surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. He attended Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Northwestern Memorial Hospital for residency. 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 has received the distinction of Washington University School High Honors and Dean's List.

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Clinical interests: Endocrine Surgery

Dr. Janet Le Nguyen-Sperry, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
201 E Sample Road; Radiation Oncology Department
Pompano Beach, FL
 

Dr. Janet Nguyen-Sperry is a medical specialist in radiation oncology. She is professionally affiliated with Miami VA Healthcare System and Broward Health. Dr. Nguyen-Sperry attended the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Miami for residency. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Dr. Thomas Jacob Klein, PhD, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
201 East Sample Road
Deerfield Beach, FL
 

Dr. Thomas Klein is a radiation oncology specialist in Loxahatchee, FL, Boca Raton, FL, and Deerfield Beach, FL. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Bethesda Health and Broward Health. Dr. Klein is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended Mount Sinai School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Yale University.

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Dr. Bruce Wayne Phillips, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
3651 Fau Boulevard; Suite 100
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Bruce Phillips is a physician who specializes in radiation oncology. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. After attending the University of Florida College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Phillips's hospital/clinic affiliations include Bethesda Health and Broward Health.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
801 Meadows Road; Suite 111
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Aurea Tomeski is an adult hematology and adult oncology specialist. Dr. Tomeski graduated from the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery and then she performed her residency at Martland Hospital. Patients gave her an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Courtney Michelle Edwards, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology, Surgical Oncology
900 Glades Road; Suite 500
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Courtney Edwards' specialty is surgical oncology (cancer surgery). Dr. Edwards has a special interest in endocrine surgery. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. She attended Baylor College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at LeHigh Valley Hospital Network for residency. Dr. Edwards is conversant in Spanish. She is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West.

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Clinical interests: Endocrine Surgery

Dr. Steven Earl Morris, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
2900 N Military Trail; Suite #245
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Steven Morris practices adult hematology and adult oncology in Boca Raton, FL. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Bethesda Health and Broward Health North. He is a graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. Dr. Morris is rated 0.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Morris honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1192 E Newport Center Drive; Department of Radiation Oncology
Deerfield Beach, FL
 

Dr. Laura Freedman's medical specialty is radiation oncology. She attended medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Freedman honors.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1192 E. Newport Ctr Drive
Deerfield Beach, FL
 

Dr. Reshma Mahtani is an adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology specialist. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at the University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1192 East Newport Center Drive; Suite 200
Deerfield Beach, FL
 

Dr. Mohammad Jahanzeb specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology and practices in Deerfield Beach, FL. Dr. Jahanzeb 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. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Jahanzeb include: Boca Raton Super Doctors and South Florida Super Doctors.

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Dr. Eduardo B Fernandez-Vicioso, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
201 E Sample Road; Radiation Oncology Department
Deerfield Beach, FL
 

Dr. Eduardo Fernandez-Vicioso works as a radiation oncologist in Plantation, FL and Deerfield Beach, FL. Dr. Fernandez-Vicioso is affiliated with Broward Health. His medical residency was performed at Cleveland Clinic. He takes 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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Dr. Evan M Landau, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
201 East Sample Road
Deerfield Beach, FL
 

Dr. Evan Landau specializes in radiation oncology. Dr. Landau honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He studied medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. He is affiliated with Broward Health.

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Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
690 Meadows Road
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Louise Morrell practices adult oncology and medical oncology in Boca Raton, FL. Dr. Morrell's patients gave her an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Morrell takes. She is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. She has received the following distinctions: South Florida Super Doctors and Boca Raton Super Doctors.

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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.