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We found 6 hematologists who accept Humana Gold HMO near Kissimmee, FL.

Dr. Mamta Ved Vijayvargiya, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
737 West Oak Street
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Mamta Vijayvargiya practices adult hematology and adult oncology. She accepts Coresource, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Vijayvargiya graduated from Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER) and Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Ajmer. She trained at Jersey Shore University Medical Center for her residency. Dr. Vijayvargiya is professionally affiliated with St. Cloud Regional Medical Center and Osceola Regional Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Sickle Cell Disease, Soft Tissue Sarcoma, Stem Cell Transplant, Hemophilia, Hodgkin's Lymphoma, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ricardo Herrarte Crisostomo, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
201 Hilda Street; Suite 33
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Ricardo Crisostomo's specialties are adult hematology and adult oncology. He attended Federal University of Bahia and then went on to complete his residency at San Juan Municipal Hospital. Dr. Crisostomo is in-network for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Crisostomo's hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Cloud Regional Medical Center and Osceola Regional Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura, MRI, Myeloproliferative Disorders, Bone Marrow Biopsy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Adnan Akhtar, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1300 West Oak Street
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Adnan Akhtar practices adult hematology and adult oncology in Kissimmee, FL and Tallahassee, FL. Dr. Akhtar is especially interested in bone marrow biopsy. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He studied medicine at Rawalpindi Medical College. Dr. Akhtar trained at Westchester Medical Center for residency. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Osceola Regional Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Postpartum, Vulvar Cancer, Brain Cancer, Gallbladder Cancer, Bile Duct Cancer, Oral Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jorge Guillermo Otoya, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
737 West Oak Street
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Jorge Otoya sees patients in Kissimmee, FL, Tallahassee, FL, and Saint Cloud, FL. His medical specialties are adult hematology and adult oncology. Clinical interests for Dr. Otoya include bone marrow biopsy. Patient reviews placed Dr. Otoya at an average of 2.5 stars out of 5. 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. Before performing his residency at St. Francis Hospital, Dr. Otoya attended National University of San Marcos for medical school. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Otoya is affiliated with St. Cloud Regional Medical Center and Osceola Regional Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Sickle Cell Disease, Soft Tissue Sarcoma, Hemophilia, Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Mantle Cell Lymphoma, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1300 W Oak Street
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Qamar Khan works as an adult hematologist and adult oncologist in Kissimmee, FL. He graduated from Sindh Medical College. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Khan accepts.

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Dr. David Andrew Nyberg, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
737 W. Oak Street
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. David Nyberg is a specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. 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. Nyberg graduated from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. He is professionally affiliated with St. Cloud Regional Medical Center.

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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.