We found 22 oncologists who accept Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida BlueCare near Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Dr. Mark Elliot Pomper, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology, Other
3920 N.w 49 Street
Tamarac, FL
 

Dr. Mark Pomper's specialty is radiation oncology. He is affiliated with South Miami Hospital. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Pomper honors. After attending Duke University School of Medicine, Dr. Pomper completed his residency training at Princess Margaret Hospital and the University of Chicago Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Pomper (or staff) speaks Hebrew, Spanish, and French.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
4725 N Federal Highway
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Lav Goyal works as a radiation oncologist in Fort Lauderdale, FL. He obtained his medical school training at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Cleveland Clinic. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Goyal takes. Dr. Goyal (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Hindi.

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Dr. Tricia L Oliphant, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1625 Se 3rd Avenue; Suite 525
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Tricia Kalwar sees patients in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Her medical specialties are adult hematology and adult oncology. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending St. Matthew's University School of Medicine, Dr. Kalwar completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Kalwar (or staff) is conversant in Sign Language, Spanish, and Cantonese. Dr. Kalwar's professional affiliations include North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset and Broward Health Medical Center.

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Dr. Boniface Uche Ndubisi, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
2964 N. State Road 7; Suite 100
Margate, FL
 

Dr. Boniface Ndubisi works as a gynecologic oncologist in Margate, FL. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Ndubisi is professionally affiliated with Broward Health Coral Springs. 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. He is a graduate of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. Dr. Ndubisi's residency was performed at Penn State Hershey Medical Center.

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Dr. David Michael Kahn, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2964 N. State Road 7; Suite 330
Margate, FL
 

Dr. David Kahn practices adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He is affiliated with Broward Health. His education and training includes medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Kahn takes 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. Archana Maini, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1625 Se 3rd Avenue; #525
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Archana Maini is a hematologist and adult oncologist in Fort Lauderdale, FL. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Before performing her residency at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, Maulana Azad Medical Center, and a hospital affiliated with Lady Hardinge Medical College, Dr. Maini attended Lady Hardinge Medical College for medical school. In addition to English, Dr. Maini (or staff) speaks Spanish and Hindi. Dr. Maini is professionally affiliated with Broward Health Medical Center.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
3920 Nw 49th Street
Tamarac, FL
 

Dr. Alan Perlmutter works as a radiation oncologist. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Before performing his residency at Princess Margaret Hospital, Dr. Perlmutter attended Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University for medical school.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
4725 N Federal Highway
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Zdenka Segota is a specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Segota takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. She is a graduate of the University of Zagreb School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
4725 N Federal Highway; Holy Cross Hospital Department of Radiation
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Irina Grosman is a radiation oncologist. She takes 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. Rudolph Ralph Roskos, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology, Pediatric Oncology
1600 S Andrews Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Rudolph Roskos, who practices in Fort Lauderdale, FL, is a medical specialist in pediatric hematology and pediatric oncology. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Roskos honors. He has received professional recognition including the following: Boca Raton Super Doctors; South Florida Super Doctors; and Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition. Dr. Roskos is affiliated with Broward Health.

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Dr. Mehmet Fatih Gokhan Hepgur, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1625 Se 3rd Avenue; Suite 525
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Mehmet Hepgur is a medical specialist in 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. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo, Dr. Hepgur attended medical school at Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Hepgur speaks Turkish. He is affiliated with Broward Health.

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Dr. Marshal Evan Lieberfarb, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1625 Se Third Avenue; Suite 100
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Marshal Lieberfarb is a medical specialist in radiation oncology. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. After attending Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine and SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine for medical school, Dr. Lieberfarb completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Harvard University. He is professionally affiliated with Broward Health.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
4850 W Oakland Park Boulevard
Lauderdale Lakes, FL
 

Dr. Arthur Iglesias is a radiation oncology specialist. He is professionally affiliated with Kendall Regional Medical Center. His education and training includes medical school at American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Miami. Dr. Iglesias honors 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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Dr. Barry Scott Berman, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1625 Se 3rd Avenue; Suite 525
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Barry Berman is a Fort Lauderdale, FL physician who specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Berman accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. After attending the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). He is affiliated with Broward Health Medical Center.

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Dr. Evan M Landau, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1600 S Andrews Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Evan Landau's area of specialization is radiation oncology. He is affiliated with Broward Health. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Landau is a graduate of Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University.

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Dr. Moises Lichtinger, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
4701 N Federal Highway; Building B
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Moises Lichtinger practices gynecologic oncology in Fort Lauderdale, FL. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Lichtinger is affiliated with Broward Health. 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. Dr. Lichtinger graduated from National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Lichtinger (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and French.

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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.