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We found 20 providers matching radiation therapy and who accept Humana Simplicity HMO near Orlando, FL.

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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 medical specialist in radiation 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 graduated from the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Utah. Dr. Montejo is affiliated with Moffitt Cancer Center.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 18
  • Uninsured Cost: $432
  • Medicare Cost: $104
Dr. Steven Gerard Lester, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
52 West Gore Street
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Steven Lester is a radiation oncology specialist. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. After completing medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport, Dr. Lester performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. His professional affiliations include Central Florida Regional Hospital and Orlando Health.

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

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 116
  • Uninsured Cost: $599 - $2,800
  • Medicare Cost: $151 - $393
Dr. Maneesh Gossain, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
52 West Gore Street
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Maneesh Gossain's area of specialization is radiation oncology. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Orlando Health and Central Florida Regional Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Gossain graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota.

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Relevant Interests: , intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), brachytherapy (seed implants)

All Interests: Retinoblastoma, Brain Cancer, Larynx Cancer, Liver Cancer, Oral Cancer, Rectal Cancer, Soft Tissue ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 124
  • Uninsured Cost: $496 - $2,566
  • Medicare Cost: $151 - $393
Dr. Eric Lamar Saunders, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1400 S Orange Avenue
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Eric Saunders specializes in radiation oncology and practices in Orlando, FL and Clermont, FL. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Saunders obtained his medical school training at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He is affiliated with South Lake Hospital.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 41
  • Uninsured Cost: $209
  • Medicare Cost: $103
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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
483 N Semoran Boulevard; Suite 107
Winter Park, FL
 

Dr. Kelly Lafave's area of specialization is radiation oncology. She is a graduate of Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lafave accepts.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 41
  • Uninsured Cost: $209 - $1,355
  • Medicare Cost: $104 - $393
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Specializes in Radiation Oncology, Other
2501 N Orange Avenue; Suite 182
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Afshin Forouzannia, who practices in Orlando, FL, is a medical specialist in radiation oncology. He takes 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 Wayne State University School of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 58
  • Uninsured Cost: $196 - $301
  • Medicare Cost: $112 - $170
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. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Lee graduated from Boston University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Mayo Clinic. He is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , brachytherapy (seed implants), stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT)

All Interests: Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy, Brachytherapy

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1812 N Mills Avenue
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Aamir Hussain works as a radiation oncologist. 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 graduated from Mayo Medical School. Dr. Hussain (or staff) is conversant in Urdu, Spanish, and Hindi.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 39
  • Uninsured Cost: $732
  • Medicare Cost: $99
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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
601 E Rollins Street
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Nikhil Rao is a specialist in radiation oncology. He honors several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare Bronze. Dr. Rao is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 58
  • Uninsured Cost: $346
  • Medicare Cost: $103
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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
2501 N Orange Avenue; Suite 182
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Samir Sejpal is an Orlando, FL physician who specializes in radiation oncology. Dr. Sejpal 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 graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 31
  • Uninsured Cost: $547
  • Medicare Cost: $111
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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1561 W Fairbanks Avenue; Suite 100
Winter Park, FL
 

Dr. Robert Sollaccio is a radiation oncologist in Winter Park, FL. Dr. Sollaccio has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. 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 studied medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 63
  • Uninsured Cost: $209 - $1,355
  • Medicare Cost: $104 - $393
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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
2501 N Orange Avenue; Suite 181
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Michael Sombeck works as a radiation oncologist in Winter Park, FL and Orlando, FL. He is affiliated with Orlando Health. He graduated from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. Patients gave Dr. Sombeck an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Sombeck 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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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 60
  • Uninsured Cost: $209 - $1,355
  • Medicare Cost: $104 - $393
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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
601 E Rollins Street
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Ravi Shridhar works as a radiation oncologist. He honors several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare Bronze. He attended medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 117
  • Uninsured Cost: $346
  • Medicare Cost: $103
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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
483 N Semoran Boulevard; Suite 107
Winter Park, FL
 

Dr. David Diamond is a physician who specializes in radiation oncology. Dr. Diamond graduated from the University of Florida College of Medicine. He accepts 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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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 72
  • Uninsured Cost: $209 - $1,355
  • Medicare Cost: $104 - $393
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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1561 W Fairbanks Avenue; Suite 100
Winter Park, FL
 

Dr. Alan Forbes practices radiation oncology. Dr. Forbes graduated from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Forbes accepts.

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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 88
  • Uninsured Cost: $500 - $1,500
  • Medicare Cost: $224 - $393
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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
2501 N Orange Avenue; Suite 182
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Mark Harvey is a radiation oncologist in Orlando, FL. Dr. Harvey studied medicine at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. He 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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2013 Procedure Details

  • Medicare Volume: 13
  • Uninsured Cost: $295
  • Medicare Cost: $111

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What is Radiation Therapy?

Radiation therapy, or radiotherapy, uses high energy rays to treat tumors or cancer. Radiation damages the DNA of cancer cells, killing them or making it impossible for them to divide and for cancer to spread. Radiation therapy can be used alone or in combination with surgery or other treatments, such as chemotherapy. It is an option for tumors that cannot be easily accessed surgically, such as those at the base of the skull, and it can be used following surgical cancer treatment to remove remaining cancerous tissue and prevent recurrence of cancer. Sometimes radiation therapy is used as a palliative treatment to shrink tumors. Rather than cure your condition, palliative treatments treat symptoms, such as pain caused by spinal tumors and problems with eating or drinking caused by esophageal tumors.

The type of therapy you receive will depend on the size, type, and location of your tumor or cancer, as well as the sensitivity of the surrounding healthy tissue, your age, and your medical history. Radiation treatment may be delivered in two ways:

  • Internally, meaning radioactive material is placed inside of your body. Brachytherapy is a commonly used method of internal radiation therapy. Using catheters or needles, radioactive seeds or pellets are placed inside the body, and over the course of several weeks or a few months, the seeds will deliver radiation. Permanent brachytherapy leaves the seeds in your body permanently without causing side effects while temporary brachytherapy removes them after a treatment session.
  • Externally, using a machine that aims radiation beams outside of your body. External radiation therapy is also known as external beam radiation therapy (EBRT). There are several types of EBRT, which differ in intensity and type of beams used. EBRT can be done before surgery (preoperatively), during surgery (intraoperatively), or after surgery (post-operatively).

Before you undergo radiation therapy, a team of medical professionals, including a radiation oncologist, will work with you to determine a treatment plan. This will involve mapping the area around the tumor or cancer, determining proper positioning for treatment delivery, and determining dosage. Treatment delivery will occur in sessions over the course of several weeks or months, depending on the type and size of cancer and its location in the body, among other factors.

Although radiation therapy aims to target only cancerous cells, damage to normal healthy cells may occur. You might experience side effects from radiation during treatment or in the months and years following it. They are dependent on the areas treated and may include fatigue, nausea, vomiting, skin irritation, hair loss, memory loss, and infertility. Your oncologist will take into account the amount of radiation that different areas of your body can receive safely while determining your treatment plan.