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We found 36 radiation oncologists who accept United Healthcare Bronze HMO near Orlando, FL.

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Dr. Daniel Joseph Buchholz, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1400 S Orange Avenue
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Daniel Buchholz specializes in radiation oncology. He is affiliated with Orlando Health. He attended New York Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Buchholz honors 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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Dr. Michael Edward Montejo, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
2501 N Orange Avenue; Suite 181
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Michael Montejo is a physician who specializes in radiation oncology. He is professionally affiliated with Moffitt Cancer Center. Dr. Montejo graduated from the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Utah. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Dr. Steven Gerard Lester, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
52 West Gore Street
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Steven Lester is a radiation oncologist. He attended medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. Dr. Lester completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Lester's professional affiliations include Central Florida Regional Hospital and Orlando Health.

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Clinical interests: Liver Cancer, Neck Cancer, Oral Cancer, Rectal Cancer, Soft Tissue Sarcoma, Tongue Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Maneesh Gossain, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
52 West Gore Street
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Maneesh Gossain specializes in radiation oncology and practices in Sanford, FL and Orlando, FL. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota, Dr. Gossain attended Wayne State University School of Medicine. 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. He is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health and Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Retinoblastoma, Brain Cancer, Liver Cancer, Oral Cancer, Rectal Cancer, Soft Tissue Sarcoma, Neck ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
2501 N Orange Avenue; Suite 182
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Richard Matthews is a medical specialist in radiation oncology. He accepts United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and United Healthcare HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Dr. Matthews attended medical school at Ohio State University College of Medicine. He has received distinctions including Fellow Of The Royal Society Of Medicine; Fellow Of The National Cancer Institute Of Canada; and Fellow Of The American Cancer Society. Dr. Matthews has an open panel.

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Dr. Rafael Ricardo Manon, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1400 S Orange Avenue
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Rafael Manon is an Orlando, FL physician who specializes in radiation oncology. Dr. Manon takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Before performing his residency at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Dr. Manon attended the University of Florida College of Medicine for medical school. He is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health.

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Dr. Tomas Dvorak, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1400 S Orange Avenue
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Tomas Dvorak works as a radiation oncologist. He attended Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and then went on to complete his residency at Tufts Medical Center. 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. Dr. Dvorak is professionally affiliated with South Lake Hospital.

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Dr. Justin Mathew Rineer, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1400 S Orange Avenue
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Justin Rineer is a medical specialist in radiation oncology. After completing medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Rineer is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is conversant in French. Dr. Rineer is affiliated with Orlando Health.

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Dr. Naren Raj Ramakrishna, PhD, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1400 S Orange Avenue
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Naren Ramakrishna specializes in radiation oncology. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. After completing medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College, Dr. Ramakrishna performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. He is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health.

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Dr. Eric Lamar Saunders, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1400 S Orange Avenue
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Eric Saunders is a radiation oncologist in Orlando, FL and Clermont, FL. Dr. Saunders is affiliated with South Lake Hospital. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He attended Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

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Dr. Kendra Marie Harris, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1400 S Orange Avenue
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Kendra Harris' specialty is radiation oncology. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Harris completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. She is affiliated with Orlando Health.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology, Other
2501 N Orange Avenue; Suite 182
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Afshin Forouzannia practices radiation oncology in Orlando, FL. He is in-network 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 Wayne State University School of Medicine.

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Dr. Richard Jungyoup Lee, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
52 West Gore Street
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Richard Lee specializes in radiation oncology and practices in Sanford, FL and Orlando, FL. Dr. Lee is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He studied medicine at Boston University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Lee trained at Mayo Clinic. He is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Brachytherapy

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1812 N Mills Avenue
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Aamir Hussain is a radiation oncology specialist. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Hussain is a graduate of Mayo Medical School. Dr. Hussain (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Spanish, and Hindi.

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Specializes in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Radiation Oncology
2501 N Orange Avenue; Suite 182
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Margarita Racsa's medical specialty is hospice and palliative medicine (end-of-life care and serious illness) and radiation oncology. United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and United Healthcare HSA are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Racsa takes. She studied medicine at Temple University School of Medicine. Unfortunately, Dr. Racsa is not currently accepting new patients.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology, Internal Medicine
2501 N Orange Avenue; Suite 182
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Irfan Ahmed is a radiation oncology specialist. He is a graduate of Mysore Medical College. Dr. Ahmed takes United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and United Healthcare HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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What is Radiation Oncology?

Radiation oncologists are physicians who are specially trained in the safe use of radiation to treat cancer. Usually, they will manage a patient’s entire radiation treatment, from the imaging that will guide decisions, to the choices about what kind of radiation therapy to use.

Radiation is one of the few substances that can kill cancer cells and even shrink tumors. It does this by damaging DNA. When DNA becomes sufficiently damaged, cells can no longer reproduce, and they stop growing and die. Cancer cells are more susceptible to radiation than healthy tissue, because they reproduce faster. So typically, cancer cells exposed to radiation will be affected faster than healthy cells will. However it’s still important to protect healthy tissue as much as possible.

There are three ways that radiation can be delivered to the body. It can come from outside the body, delivered by a machine in much the same way x-rays are taken. This is called external-beam radiation. Sometimes the radiation is delivered internally, which is called brachytherapy. Tiny pellets of radioactive material are placed directly onto the cancer, where they can release radiation for a period of time. Some cancers are best treated systemically, with radioactive substances that travel through the bloodstream. Radiation oncologists decide which type of radiation therapy is best, developing a treatment plan for each patient that maximizes the benefits of the radiation while minimizing the risk to any healthy tissue.

Radiation oncologists may work with other kinds of physicians, such as medical oncologists or surgeons, to treat their patients. Sometimes patients are anxious about radiation therapy because it sounds dangerous. But radiation therapy won’t turn you radioactive. It’s safe, and so effective against many different types of cancer that it is one of the most common cancer treatments. Depending on the treatment, it may not even have noticeable side effects.

Radiation oncologists can be important allies in your fight against cancer.