We found 13 medical oncologists who accept Gold Compass 1500 near Miami, FL.

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Dr. Aron W Berkman, MD
Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology, Hematology
800 Sw 108 Avenue
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Aron Berkman's specialties are adult oncology, medical oncology, and hematology (blood disorders). He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Berkman is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and a graduate of Baltimore City Hospitals' residency program. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Aventura Hospital and Medical Center, Kendall Regional Medical Center, and Mercy Hospital.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1611 Nw 12th Avenue; Box 016960 M851
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Stephen Richman is an adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology specialist in Miami, FL. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Richman include: South Florida Super Doctors; Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition; and Florida Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1611 Nw 12th Avenue; Box 016960 M851
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Lynn Feun's areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology; he sees patients in Miami, FL. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He studied medicine at Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dr. Feun has received the distinction of South Florida Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1475 Nw 12th Avenue
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Jonathan Trent specializes in adult oncology and medical oncology. Dr. Trent accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston.

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Dr. Gotardo Alencar Rodrigues, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
78 Sw 13th Avenue; Suite 200
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Gotardo Rodrigues is an adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology specialist. Dr. Rodrigues takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. His medical residency was performed at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Rodrigues (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Portuguese. He is professionally affiliated with Mercy Hospital.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
3659 S Miami Avenue; Suite 2001
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Damien Hansra's specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Hansra (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and French. He is affiliated with Mercy Hospital. After attending the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
78 Sw 13th Avenue; Suite 200
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Carlos Noguera specializes in adult oncology and medical oncology and practices in Miami, FL. 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 Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
5801 Northwest 151st Street; Suite 300
Miami Lakes, FL
 

Dr. Eloy Roman works as a hematologist, adult oncologist, and medical oncologist in Miami, FL and Miami Lakes, FL. Dr. Roman trained at Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida for residency. The average patient rating for Dr. Roman is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is affiliated with Mercy Hospital.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1611 Nw 12th Avenue; Box 016960 M851
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Joseph Rosenblatt is a medical specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Rosenblatt 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. He studied medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: South Florida Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1475 Nw 12th Avenue
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Bach Ardalan works as a hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist. He studied medicine at the University of London. He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ardalan accepts.

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Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1475 Nw 12th Avenue; D8-4
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Pearl Seo specializes in adult oncology and medical oncology. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Seo studied medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College.

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Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1611 Nw 12th Avenue; Box 016960 M851
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Pasquale Benedetto works as an oncologist and medical oncologist. Patient reviews placed Dr. Benedetto at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He studied medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. His distinctions include: South Florida Super Doctors; Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition; and Florida Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1611 Nw 12th Avenue; Box 016960 M851
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Rakesh Singal is an oncologist and medical oncologist. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Singal has received distinctions including South Florida Super Doctors; Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition; and Florida Super Doctors.

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What is Medical Oncology?

Medical oncologists are physicians who treat cancer through the use of medication, usually chemotherapy. Often a medical oncologist is the doctor in charge of a cancer patient’s health care, and this doctor may organize and coordinate all the care the patient receives, even that from other specialists.

Oncologist is a fancy word for a physician who treats cancer. There are three main types of oncologists: surgical oncologists perform surgery, radiation oncologists provide radiation therapy, and medical oncologists treat cancer with chemotherapy and other medication. There are also other distinctions between oncologists. For example, some oncologists specialize only in one or two tumor types (such as breast cancer or lung cancer), and pediatric oncologists only treat children and teens. However, all medical oncologists will be knowledgeable about the use of medicine to treat cancer.

While traditional chemotherapy is the most common medication used to treat cancer, other medications that a medical oncologist might use include hormonal therapies (such as Tamoxifen) or a newer kind of treatment called targeted therapy. Targeted therapy medications act only on cancer cells, while chemotherapy acts on all dividing cells in the body.

The care provided by medical oncologists usually begins when cancer is first suspected. They diagnose and stage cancer, or describe how serious it is. Medical oncologists are often the ones to explain to patients where their cancer is located, how severe their case is, and what treatment is recommended. They manage treatment and follow-up care after the cancer is removed, or they provide palliative care for patients whose cancer cannot be successfully treated.

Medical oncologists typically work with a group of health care providers that form a cancer team to provide care for each patient. The cancer team can include other physicians (such as oncologists and pathologists), oncological nurses, or social workers. Each specialist brings a very specific set of skills to the team, so working together as one unit, they offer a greater breadth of knowledge and skills for each patient.
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