We found 66 oncologists who accept Silver Compass 4000 near Miramar, FL.

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Dr. Harry Thomas Temple, MD
Specializes in Oncology, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
20601 East Dixie Highway; Suite 410
Aventura, FL
 

Dr. Harry Temple is an oncologist and orthopedic surgeon in Miami, FL, Aventura, FL, and Fort Lauderdale, FL. Clinical interests for Dr. Temple include cancer and musculoskeletal problems. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Temple honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. For his residency, Dr. Temple trained at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. He has received professional recognition including the following: South Florida Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Aventura Hospital and Medical Center, Nicklaus Children's Hospital, and Plantation General Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Bone Problems, Musculoskeletal Problems, Cancer, Transplant Procedures

Dr. David Noel Bimston, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Other
1150 North 35th Avenue; Suite 200, Primary Office
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. David Bimston sees patients in Hollywood, FL and Boca Raton, FL. His medical specialties are general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). Dr. Bimston's average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He has indicated that his clinical interests include endocrine surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. Dr. Bimston accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He attended medical school at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Bimston has received the following distinction: Washington University School High Honors and Dean's List.

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Clinical interests: Endocrine Surgery

Dr. Atif H Hussein, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1150 North 35th Avenue; Suite 170
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Atif Hussein is a 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. Dr. Hussein graduated from American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center and American University of Beirut Medical Center. He has received distinctions including South Florida Super Doctors and American Cancer Society Clinical Onocology Career Development Award Baker-Norton Pharmaceutical. Dr. Hussein speaks Arabic. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West.

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Dr. Erica Victoria Bloomquist, MPH, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology
1150 North 35 Avenue; Suite 170, Primary Office
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Erica Bloomquist works as a surgical oncologist. Dr. Bloomquist attended Wake Forest University School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Naval Medical Center San Diego. In her practice, she is particularly interested in breast cancer surgery. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West.

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Clinical interests: Breast Cancer Surgery

Dr. Leonard Manuel Toonkel, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
2845 Aventura Boulevard; Suite 140
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Leonard Toonkel is a medical specialist in radiation oncology. He is affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and St. Joseph's Women's Hospital. Dr. Toonkel accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Jackson Memorial Medical Center and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center for residency. Dr. Toonkel has received the following distinction: South Florida Super Doctors.

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Dr. Carmen Sofia Ballestas, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology, Pediatric Oncology
1150 N 35th Avenue; Suite 100, Primary Office
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Carmen Ballestas practices pediatric hematology and pediatric oncology. She is a graduate of the University of the North. Dr. Ballestas completed her residency training at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Ballestas has received distinctions including Outstanding First-year Pediatric Resident, TTUHSC; Chief Resident Pediatrics, TTUHSC; and Chairman Award, TTUHSC, 2006 Magic. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital West, and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood.

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Dr. Eric Andrew Gershman, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
12741 Miramar Parkway; Suite 306
Miramar, FL
 

Dr. Eric Gershman practices adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology in Miramar, FL, Naples, FL, and Tamarac, FL. Patient ratings for Dr. Gershman average 3.5 stars out of 5. His professional affiliations include Memorial Hospital Pembroke, Memorial Hospital Miramar, and Memorial Hospital West. 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 Central University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Louisiana State University for residency. Dr. Gershman (or staff) speaks Hebrew and Spanish.

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Dr. Anna Ninny Ninny Abraham, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
801 N Flamingo Road; Suite 11
Pembroke Pines, FL
 

Dr. Anna Abraham is a medical specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Abraham 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. Her education and training includes medical school at Government Medical College, Kottayam and residency at Interfaith Medical Center. Awards and/or distinctions she has received include Award for Clinical; Academic Excellence; and Certificate of Recognition by Department of Oncology, Metropolitan Hospital Center. She speaks Spanish. Dr. Abraham's hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West.

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Dr. Frank Dominic Cirisano Jr., MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
21355 East Dixie Highway; Unit 100, Primary Office
Aventura, FL
 

Dr. Frank Cirisano works as a gynecologic oncologist. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Cirisano honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Before completing his residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Dr. Cirisano attended medical school at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. He has received the following distinction: Boca Raton Super Doctors. Dr. Cirisano is professionally affiliated with Broward Health Imperial Point and Bethesda Health.

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Dr. Matthew Alan Taub, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
12309 Pembroke Road
Pembroke Pines, FL
 

Dr. Matthew Taub sees patients in Pembroke Pines, FL. His medical specialties are adult hematology and adult oncology. In addition to English, Dr. Taub (or staff) speaks Spanish and Portuguese. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. After attending the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) and Boston University School of Medicine, Dr. Taub completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) and a hospital affiliated with New York Medical College. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Taub 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.

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Dr. Aron W Berkman, MD
Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology, Hematology
100 Nw 170th Street; Suite 410
N. Miami Beach, 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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Dr. Nail Nagovskiy, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
801 N Flamingo Road
Pembroke Pines, FL
 

Dr. Neil Nagovski's medical specialty is adult hematology and adult oncology. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at First Tashkent State Medical Institute. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Nagovski include: Resident of the Year, St. Barnabas Hospital and Honor Graduate, First Tashkent Medical Institute. In addition to English, he speaks Russian. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West.

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Dr. Daniel N Weingrad, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
21110 Biscayne Boulevard; Suite 400
Aventura, FL
 

Dr. Daniel Weingrad is a specialist in general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). In addition to English, Dr. Weingrad speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital Pembroke, Aventura Hospital and Medical Center, and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood. He graduated from Harvard Medical School and then he performed his residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital, National Cancer Institute, and a hospital affiliated with the University of Maryland. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Weingrad honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He has received distinctions including Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition and Florida Super Doctors.

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Dr. Ihor Pidhorecky, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
601 N Flamingo Road; Suite 211
Pembroke Pines, FL
 

Dr. Ihor Pidhorecky is a specialist in general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). Dr. Pidhorecky's clinical interests include colorectal problems, stomach problems, and breast issues. 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 Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at North Shore University Hospital. He has received the following distinction: Compassionate Doctor Recognition, Patients' Choice Award. Dr. Pidhorecky speaks Ukrainian. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West.

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Clinical interests: Esophagus Problems, Soft Tissue Sarcoma, Liver Disease, Cancer, Melanoma, Breast Issues, Small ... (Read more)

Dr. Patrick T Reynolds, MD
Specializes in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Oncology, Other, Hematology
1150 N 35th Avenue; Suite 330
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Patrick Reynolds is a specialist in hospice and palliative medicine (end-of-life care and serious illness), oncology (cancer care), and hematology (blood disorders). He works in Pembroke Pines, FL and Hollywood, FL. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Reynolds include pain management and palliative care. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital West and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood. Dr. Reynolds obtained his medical school training at Tulane University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Reynolds accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Clinical interests: Palliative Care, Pain Management

Dr. Hoa N Nguyen, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
1150 N 35th Avenue; Suite 670, Primary Office
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Hoa Nguyen, who practices in Hollywood, FL, is a medical specialist in gynecologic oncology. Dr. Nguyen's average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. He is affiliated with Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center, Dr. Nguyen attended medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Boca Raton Super Doctors; South Florida Super Doctors; and Florida Super Doctors. Dr. Nguyen (or staff) speaks Spanish and Vietnamese.

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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.
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