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We found 5 hematologists who accept Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida BlueCare Essential near Hialeah, FL.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1840 W 49th Street; Suite 607
Hialeah, FL
 

Dr. Eduardo Gomez practices adult hematology and adult oncology in Hialeah, FL. Dr. Gomez accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He studied medicine at Ohio State University College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
777 E 25th Street; Suite 411
Hialeah, FL
 

Dr. Luis Diaz-Rangel's medical specialty is adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Diaz-Rangel graduated from Central University of the East School of Medicine. 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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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
7150 W 20th Avenue; Suite 214
Hialeah, FL
 

Dr. Gustavo Cadavid is an adult hematology and adult oncology specialist. Dr. Cadavid is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Dr. Mary Jo Villar, MD, DO
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
7600 W 20th Avenue; Ste 103-104
Hialeah, FL
 

Dr. Mary Villar is a specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. She works in Fort Lauderdale, FL, Doral, FL, and Miami, FL. In her practice, she is particularly interested in osteoporosis, breast cancer, and tumor. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Villar graduated from Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Villar's medical residency was performed at Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida. She speaks Spanish. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and Kendall Regional Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Cancer, Tumor, Osteoporosis, Blood Disorders, Breast Cancer

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
777 E 25th Street
Hialeah, FL
 

Dr. Tomas Braunschweig specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology and practices in Hialeah, FL. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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What is Hematology?

Hematology is a medical specialty that focuses on diseases of the blood, bone marrow, and lymphatic system. Blood flows to every cell in our body and is extremely important to our survival. Problems with the production of blood cells or cancers that affect the blood can be very dangerous. Hematologists treat these and other diseases, such as:
  • Anemia, a low level of red blood cells
  • Low levels of white blood cells or platelets
  • Bleeding disorders, such as hemophilia
  • Clotting disorders, such as deep vein thrombosis
  • Cancers of the blood, such as leukemia and lymphoma

To diagnose a blood disorder, hematologists may look at the blood under a microscope in a procedure called a blood smear. They may order a lab test of the blood called a complete blood count. This test measures the levels of red and white blood cells, platelets, and hemoglobin in your blood. They may do lab tests to measure the levels of proteins in your blood needed for bleeding and clotting. They may even do a bone marrow biopsy to check a small sample of bone marrow for problems in how blood is being produced.

A hematologist may work with all kinds of patients. Specialized hematologists called pediatric hematologists work only with children. All hematologists work to diagnose disease and prescribe treatments in order to care for their patients. They also work with general practice physicians, pediatricians, oncologists, transplant specialists, and others to guide treatment. Healing any problems with your blood is the first step towards your whole body feeling better.