We found 42 oncologists who accept Coventry HSA near Pembroke Pines, FL.

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Dr. Jacob Na Tangir, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
1150 N. 35th Avenue; Suite 400
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Jacob Tangir's specialty is gynecologic oncology. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Tangir accepts. He is a graduate of Central University of Venezuela Faculty of Medicine and a graduate of Yale-New Haven Hospital's residency program. In addition to English, Dr. Tangir (or staff) speaks Hebrew, Spanish, and French.

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Dr. David Noel Bimston, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Other
1150 North 35th Avenue; Suite 200, Primary Office
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. David Bimston is a specialist in general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). After completing medical school at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and New York University (NYU) School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Areas of expertise for Dr. Bimston include endocrine surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Bimston average 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Bimston has received professional recognition including the following: Washington University School High Honors and Dean's List. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West.

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Clinical interests: Endocrine Surgery

Dr. Harry Thomas Temple, MD
Specializes in Oncology, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL
 

Dr. Harry Temple is a physician who specializes in oncology (cancer care) and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Temple is especially interested in cancer and musculoskeletal problems. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. His training includes a residency program at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Dr. Temple has received the distinction of South Florida Super Doctors. Dr. Temple is affiliated with Aventura Hospital and Medical Center, Nicklaus Children's Hospital, and Plantation General Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Bone Problems, Musculoskeletal Problems, Cancer, Transplant Procedures

Dr. Christopher John Gannon, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology
1150 N 35th Avenue; Suite 390, Primary Office
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Christopher Gannon is a specialist in surgical oncology (cancer surgery). His areas of expertise include stomach cancer, liver cancer, and bile duct cancer (cholangiocarcinoma). He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Gannon's education and training includes medical school at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Maryland. Dr. Gannon's hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital West and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood.

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Clinical interests: Liver Cancer, Bile Duct Cancer, Skin Cancer, Stomach Cancer, Melanoma, Pancreatic Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Erica Victoria Bloomquist, MPH, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology
1150 North 35 Avenue; Suite 170, Primary Office
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Erica Bloomquist specializes in surgical oncology (cancer surgery) and practices in Hollywood, FL. She has indicated that her clinical interests include breast cancer surgery. Dr. Bloomquist 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. She graduated from Wake Forest University School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at Naval Medical Center San Diego. Her professional affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West.

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Clinical interests: Breast Cancer Surgery

Dr. Anna Ninny Ninny J Abraham, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
801 N Flamingo Road; Suite 11
Pembroke Pines, FL
 

Dr. Anna Abraham is an adult hematology and adult oncology specialist in Pembroke Pines, FL. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. She attended Government Medical College, Kottayam for medical school and subsequently trained at Interfaith Medical Center for residency. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Abraham include: Award for Clinical; Academic Excellence; and Certificate of Recognition by Department of Oncology, Metropolitan Hospital Center. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. She is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West.

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Dr. Atif H Hussein, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1150 N 35th Avenue; Suite 330, Primary Office
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Atif Hussein specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology and practices in Hollywood, FL. In addition to English, he speaks Arabic. Dr. Hussein's hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. He graduated from American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Hussein completed residency programs at Jackson Memorial Medical Center and American University of Beirut Medical Center. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hussein accepts. He has received professional recognition including the following: South Florida Super Doctors and American Cancer Society Clinical Onocology Career Development Award Baker-Norton Pharmaceutical.

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Dr. Nail Nagovskiy, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
801 N Flamingo Road
Pembroke Pines, FL
 

Dr. Neil Nagovski is a specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. In addition to English, he speaks Russian. Dr. Nagovski is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. He is a graduate of First Tashkent State Medical Institute. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Nagovski honors. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Resident of the Year, St. Barnabas Hospital and Honor Graduate, First Tashkent Medical Institute.

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Dr. Ihor Pidhorecky, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
601 N Flamingo Road; Suite 211
Pembroke Pines, FL
 

Dr. Ihor Pidhorecky is a general surgeon and surgical oncologist in Pembroke Pines, FL. Before completing his residency at North Shore University Hospital, Dr. Pidhorecky attended medical school at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Pidhorecky include colorectal problems, stomach problems, and breast issues. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Pidhorecky honors. He has received professional recognition including the following: Compassionate Doctor Recognition, Patients' Choice Award. Dr. Pidhorecky is conversant in Ukrainian. His professional affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West.

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Clinical interests: Esophagus Problems, Soft Tissue Sarcoma, Liver Disease, Cancer, Melanoma, Breast Issues, Small ... (Read more)

Dr. Mark S Soloway, MD
Specializes in Urologic Oncology, Surgical Oncology
20801 Biscayne Boulevard; Suite 203
Aventura, FL
 

Dr. Mark Soloway is a specialist in urologic oncology and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). Dr. Soloway's patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. His professional affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. 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 graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at the University Hospitals, Cleveland. He has received the distinction of South Florida Super Doctors.

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Dr. Michel Vulfovich Solarczyk, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1150 N 35th Avenue; Suite 330, Primary Office
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Michel Vulfovich is a physician who specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Vulfovich is a graduate of the University of Anahuac Faculty of Health Sciences. 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. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Vulfovich include: Resident Achievement Award, Emory University; Graduated with honors, Universidad Anahuac School of Medicine; and Recognition of Academic Excellence, Universidad Anahuac School of Medicine. He speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West.

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Dr. Hoa N Nguyen, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
1150 N 35th Avenue; Suite 670, Primary Office
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Hoa Nguyen practices gynecologic oncology. Patient ratings for Dr. Nguyen average 3.5 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. Nguyen honors. Dr. Nguyen studied medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. For his professional training, Dr. Nguyen completed a residency program at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center. He has received distinctions including Boca Raton Super Doctors; South Florida Super Doctors; and Florida Super Doctors. Dr. Nguyen (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Vietnamese. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood.

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Dr. Cesar A De Las Casas, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1150 N 35th Avenue; Suite 330
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Cesar De Las Casas' specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He practices in Pembroke Pines, FL and Hollywood, FL. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. De Las Casas attended Cayetano Heredia University for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine for residency. He speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West.

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Dr. Carmen Sofia Ballestas, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology, Pediatric Oncology
1150 N 35th Avenue; Suite 100, Primary Office
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Carmen Ballestas is a pediatric hematology and pediatric oncology specialist in Hollywood, FL. Dr. Ballestas is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital West, and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood. She 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. She attended the University of the North and then went on to complete her residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. Dr. Ballestas's distinctions include: Outstanding First-year Pediatric Resident, TTUHSC; Chief Resident Pediatrics, TTUHSC; and Chairman Award, TTUHSC, 2006 Magic. She is conversant in Spanish.

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Dr. Daren D Grosman, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
801 N Flamingo Road; Suite 11
Pembroke Pines, FL
 

Dr. Daren Grosman's specialties are adult hematology and adult oncology. He practices in Pembroke Pines, FL. After attending the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. 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. Dr. Grosman has received the following distinctions: Young Investigator Award, American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2; Amgen Clinical Oncology Fellow, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; and Physician-Scientist Program, University of Miami School of Medicine. Dr. Grosman's hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West.

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Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
4700 Sheridan Street; Suite H
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Yvette Ans works as a gynecologic oncologist. Dr. Ans graduated from Autonomous University of Santo Domingo Faculty of Medicine. She completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with New York Medical College. Her average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. She 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. Dr. Ans is conversant in Spanish. She is affiliated with Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood.

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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.
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