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We found 36 oncologists who accept BlueCare Everyday Health 1490 near Margate, FL.

Dr. Michael John Boyle, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
5901 Colonial Drive; Suite 311
Margate, FL
 

Dr. Michael Boyle's areas of specialization are general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). He graduated from the University College Dublin (UCD) School of Medicine & Medical Science. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. Dr. Boyle takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He is affiliated with Ochsner and Broward Health.

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Dr. Eric Andrew Gershman, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
8695 Nw 76th Place
Tamarac, FL
 

Dr. Eric Gershman is a medical specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. In addition to English, Dr. Gershman (or staff) speaks Hebrew and Spanish. His professional affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital West, and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Louisiana State University, Dr. Gershman attended Central University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He takes 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
4848 Coconut Creek Parkway; Suite 100
Coconut Creek, FL
 

Dr. Edward Kaplan sees patients in Coconut Creek, FL and Wellington, FL. His medical specialty is radiation oncology. Dr. Kaplan's education and training includes medical school at Albany Medical College and Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and residency at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York and a hospital affiliated with SUNY Upstate Medical University. He accepts 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 professional recognition including the following: South Florida Super Doctors; Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition; and Florida Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Broward Health.

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

Dr. Mark Pomper's specialty is radiation oncology. He attended Duke University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Princess Margaret Hospital and the University of Chicago Medical Center for residency. 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. In addition to English, Dr. Pomper (or staff) speaks Hebrew, Spanish, and French. He is affiliated with South Miami Hospital.

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Specializes in Oncology, Other, Hematology
8170 Royal Palm Boulevard
Coral Springs, FL
 

Dr. Timothy Aliff's areas of specialization are oncology (cancer care) and hematology (blood disorders). Dr. Aliff is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Broward Health Coral Springs. He studied medicine at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. He trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital for his residency. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Aliff 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. Dr. Aliff's distinctions include: South Florida Super Doctors; Boca Raton Super Doctors; and Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition.

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

Dr. Lav Goyal, who practices in Fort Lauderdale, FL, is a medical specialist in radiation oncology. Dr. Goyal honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Goyal (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Hindi.

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

Dr. Janet Nguyen-Sperry's area of specialization is radiation oncology. She is professionally affiliated with Miami VA Healthcare System and Broward Health. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Miami, Dr. Nguyen-Sperry attended medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Nguyen-Sperry 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. Zoyla A Almeida Cedeno, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
4855 W. Hillsboro Boulevard; Suite B-13
Coconut Creek, FL
 

Dr. Zoyla Almeida specializes in gynecologic oncology. Dr. Almeida is rated highly by her patients. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. She is a graduate of MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and a graduate of Jackson Memorial Medical Center's residency program. She is professionally affiliated with Broward Health.

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Dr. Tony Tong Lee, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
2101 Riverside Drive; Suite 101
Coral Springs, FL
 

Dr. Tony Lee's area of specialization is radiation oncology. He is professionally affiliated with Broward Health. Dr. Lee studied medicine at Temple University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University. Dr. Lee honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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

Dr. Thomas Klein practices radiation oncology in Loxahatchee, FL, Boca Raton, FL, and Deerfield Beach, FL. Dr. Klein takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Mount Sinai School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Yale University for residency. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Bethesda Health and Broward Health.

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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 specializes in gynecologic oncology and practices in Margate, FL. The average patient rating for Dr. Ndubisi is 3.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ndubisi accepts. He is a graduate of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. He trained at Penn State Hershey Medical Center for his residency. He is affiliated with Broward Health Coral Springs.

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Dr. Irina Grosman, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
4725 N Federal Highway; Holy Cross Hospital Department of Radiation
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Irina Grosman specializes in radiation oncology and practices in Fort Lauderdale, FL. She 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. Christopher Taigee Chen, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
2101 Riverside Drive; Suite 101
Coral Springs, FL
 

Dr. Christopher Chen's area of specialization is radiation oncology. He is professionally affiliated with Broward Health. Dr. Chen's education and training includes medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and residency at Jefferson University Hospitals. He 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. Keith David Goldstein, MD
Specializes in Oncology, Other, Hematology
7431 N University Drive; Suite 110
Tamarac, FL
 

Dr. Keith Goldstein is an oncology (cancer care) and hematology (blood disorders) specialist. His professional affiliations include Memorial Hospital West and Broward Health Coral Springs. After completing medical school at St. George's University School of Medicine, Dr. Goldstein performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Upstate Medical University. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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

Dr. Zdenka Segota is a Fort Lauderdale, FL physician who specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Segota attended medical school at the University of Zagreb School of Medicine.

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Dr. Alfred Martin Kalman, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
7431 N. University Drive; 110
Tamarac, FL
 

Dr. Alfred Kalman is a specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. After completing medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Miami. Dr. Kalman takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital West and Broward Health Coral Springs.

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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.