We found 10 oncologists who accept Humana Silver HMO near Orange City, FL.

Dr. Neeraj Sharma, MD
Specializes in Oncology, Other, Hematology
1061 Medical Center Drive; Suite 110
Orange City, FL
 

Dr. Neeraj Sharma is a specialist in oncology (cancer care) and hematology (blood disorders). He works in Orange City, FL, Sanford, FL, and Deland, FL. His average patient rating is 4.5 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. Sharma takes. He attended Indira Gandhi Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers. He is affiliated with Orlando Health and Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Clinical interests: PET Scan, Bone Cancer, Brain Cancer, Liver Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Skin Cancer, Colon Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Bhanu Visvalingam, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1061 Medical Center Drive; Suite 110
Orange City, FL
 

Dr. Bhanu Visvalingam practices 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. Before completing his residency at Winthrop University Hospital, Dr. Visvalingam attended medical school at Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Visvalingam is affiliated with Orlando Health and Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Clinical interests: PET Scan, Bone Cancer, Brain Cancer, Liver Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Skin Cancer, Colon Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Rene Cabeza, MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1061 Medical Center Drive # L; Suite 110
Orange City, FL
 

Dr. Rene Cabeza works as an adult hematologist and adult oncologist. In addition to English, Dr. Cabeza speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Orlando Health and Central Florida Regional Hospital. His education and training includes medical school at Juan N. Corpas University Foundation and residency at Robert Packer Hospital and St. John's Episcopal Hospital. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, TRICARE, and United Healthcare HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: PET Scan, Bone Cancer, Brain Cancer, Liver Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Skin Cancer, Colon Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Alan Brent Grosbach, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
Deland, FL
 

Dr. Alan Grosbach's specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He attended Indiana University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University for residency. He has indicated that his clinical interests include chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), and chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL). Dr. Grosbach takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is conversant in German. Dr. Grosbach's professional affiliations include the University of Florida Health (UF Health) and North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System.

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Clinical interests: Myelodysplastic Syndromes, Leukemia, Chronic Myeloid Leukemia, Cancer, Lymphoma, Chronic ... (Read more)

Dr. Gregory L Ortega, MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
2776 Enterprise Road; Suite 100
Orange City, FL
 

Dr. Gregory Ortega specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Ortega's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He 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. He attended medical school at National University of Pedro Henriquez Urena. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with East Tennessee State University (ETSU). He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Ortega is affiliated with Orlando Health and Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Clinical interests: PET Scan, Bone Cancer, Brain Cancer, Liver Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Skin Cancer, Colon Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Santosh Mohandas Nair, MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
2776 Enerprise Road; Suite 100
Orange City, FL
 

Dr. Santosh Nair is an adult hematology and adult oncology specialist. Dr. Nair honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He attended Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute and the University of Madras and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Upstate Medical University. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Orlando Health and Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Clinical interests: PET Scan, Bone Cancer, Brain Cancer, Liver Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Skin Cancer, Colon Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Gizelle M Mery, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2776 Enterprise Road; Suite 100
Orange City, FL
 

Dr. Gizelle Mery's areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology; she sees patients in Deland, FL and Orange City, FL. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. After attending New York Medical College for medical school, she completed her residency training at Winthrop University Hospital. Dr. Mery speaks Spanish. She is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Clinical interests: PET Scan, Bone Cancer, Brain Cancer, Liver Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Skin Cancer, Colon Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Shakeela A Tawwab, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
780 Deltona Boulevard
Deltona, FL
 

Dr. Shakeela Tawwab's specialty is gynecologic oncology. Her patients gave her an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. She 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. Before completing her residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center, Dr. Tawwab attended medical school at Gandhi Medical College. She is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Colposcopy, Cervicitis, Hysteroscopy, Contraception, Menstrual Migraine, HPV, Sickle Cell Disease, ... (Read more)

Dr. Seema Harichand-Herdt, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
2776 Enterprise Road; Suite 100
Orange City, FL
 

Dr. Seema Harichand is an adult hematology and adult oncology specialist in Daytona Beach, FL, Orange City, FL, and Sanford, FL. She studied medicine at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Harichand trained at a hospital affiliated with Emory University for residency. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Kaposi's Sarcoma, Sickle Cell Disease, Larynx Cancer, Liver Cancer, Rectal Cancer, Colon Cancer, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1055 Saxon Boulevard
Orange City, FL
 

Dr. Gary Graham is a radiation oncology specialist. He studied medicine at St. Louis University School of Medicine. Dr. Graham has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He speaks Italian.

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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.