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We found 4 hematologists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Platinum EPO near Orange Park, FL.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
2161 Kingsley Avenue; Suite 200
Orange Park, FL
 

Dr. Linda Sylvester specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology and practices in Orange Park, FL. She graduated from MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. Dr. Sylvester 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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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
2161 Kingsley Avenue; Suite 200
Orange Park, FL
 

Dr. Yan Makeyev is an Orange Park, FL physician who specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Makeyev accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. Dr. Makeyev (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Sign Language and Spanish.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
2161 Kingsley Avenue; Suite 200
Orange Park, FL
 

Dr. Thomas Marsland is a specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. He works in Orange Park, FL. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Marsland is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
2161 Kingsley Avenue; Suite 200
Orange Park, FL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Harris specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology. The average patient rating for Dr. Harris is 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. Dr. Harris studied medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine.

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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.