We found 4 medical oncologists who accept Humana Bronze near Orlando, FL.

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Dr. Jack W Hsu, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1400 S Orange Avenue; Mp 760-18
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Jack Hsu's areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Hsu's clinical interests include non-hodgkin's lymphoma, acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), and bone marrow transplant. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. He trained at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School for residency. His professional affiliations include the University of Florida Health (UF Health), Orlando Health, and Hackensack University Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Bone Problems, Leukemia, Bone Marrow Transplant, Cancer, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Lymphoma, Tumor, ... (Read more)

Dr. John Reid Wingard, MD
Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology, Hematology
1400 S Orange Avenue; Mp 760-18
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. John Wingard's areas of specialization are adult oncology, medical oncology, and hematology (blood disorders). Clinical interests for Dr. Wingard include myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), leukemia, and non-hodgkin's lymphoma. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee. Dr. Wingard is affiliated with the University of Florida Health (UF Health) and Orlando Health.

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Clinical interests: Myelodysplastic Syndromes, Leukemia, Bone Marrow Transplant, Cancer, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2415 North Orange Boulevard; Suite 601
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Shahram Mori's areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. After attending St. George's University School of Medicine, Dr. Mori completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. 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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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2501 N Orange Avenue; Suite 581
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Rushang Patel's specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He practices in Orlando, FL. He 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.

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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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