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We found 68 oncologists who accept Humana HMO Premier near Pembroke Pines, FL.

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 medical specialist in general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). In Dr. Bimston's practice, he is particularly interested in endocrine surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. After attending Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and New York University (NYU) School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He has received the distinction of Washington University School High Honors and Dean's List.

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Clinical interests: Endocrine Surgery

Dr. Atif Mahmoud Hussein, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1150 North 35th Avenue; Suite 170
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Atif Hussein is a specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. He works in Hollywood, FL. Dr. Hussein's 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. Hussein accepts. He graduated from American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center and American University of Beirut Medical Center. Dr. Hussein has received professional recognition including the following: South Florida Super Doctors and American Cancer Society Clinical Onocology Career Development Award Baker-Norton Pharmaceutical. In addition to English, he speaks Arabic.

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Dr. Sayeh Moazami Lavasani, MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1150 N 35th Avenue; Suite 170, Primary Office
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Sayeh Lavasani works as an oncologist and medical oncologist in Hollywood, FL. She graduated from Tehran University of Medical Sciences and Iran University of Medical Sciences. Dr. Lavasani takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, she speaks Persian. She is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West.

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

Dr. Harry Temple's area of specialization is orthopedic oncology. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Nicklaus Children's Hospital and Mercy Hospital. Dr. Temple studied medicine at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. He completed his residency training at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Temple honors. Dr. Temple has received the following distinction: South Florida Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Fractures, Knee Revision, Soft Tissue Tumor, Ankle Reconstruction, Amputation, Metabolic Bone ... (Read more)

Dr. Matthew Alan Taub, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
12309 Pembroke Road
Pembroke Pines, FL
 

Dr. Matthew Taub specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology. He is conversant in Spanish. His professional affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. Dr. Taub's education and training includes medical school at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) and Boston University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) and a hospital affiliated with New York Medical College. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors 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. Jacob Tangir, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
1150 N. 35th Avenue; Suite 400
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Jacob Tangir's specialty is gynecologic oncology. Dr. Tangir's education and training includes medical school at Central University of Venezuela Faculty of Medicine and residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Tangir (or staff) speaks the following languages: Hebrew, Spanish, and French. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West.

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Dr. Christopher John Gannon, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology
1150 N 35th Avenue; Suite 300, Primary Office
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Christopher Gannon's specialty is surgical oncology (cancer surgery). His areas of expertise include the following: stomach cancer, liver cancer, and bile duct cancer (cholangiocarcinoma). Dr. Gannon 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 Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and then he performed his 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. Anna Ninny Ninny J Abraham, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
801 N Flamingo Road; Suite 11
Pembroke Pines, FL
 

Dr. Anna Abraham practices adult hematology and adult oncology. She is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Abraham graduated from Government Medical College, Kottayam and then she performed her residency at Interfaith Medical Center. Awards and/or distinctions she has received include Award for Clinical; Academic Excellence; and Certificate of Recognition by Department of Oncology, Metropolitan Hospital Center. In addition to English, Dr. Abraham speaks Spanish.

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Specializes in Surgical Oncology
4000 Hollywood Boulevard; Presidential Circle, Suite 160 North
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Robert Donoway's area of specialization is surgical oncology (cancer surgery). He attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Donoway's average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. 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. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Donoway's hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital West and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood.

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

Dr. Erica Bloomquist is a medical specialist in surgical oncology (cancer surgery). Her clinical interests include breast cancer surgery. Dr. Bloomquist takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at Wake Forest University School of Medicine. Dr. Bloomquist's professional affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West.

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Clinical interests: Breast Cancer Surgery

Dr. Adriana Maria Milillo Naraine, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
603 N Flamingo Road; Suite 157, Primary Office
Pembroke Pines, FL
 

Dr. Adriana Milillo Naraine specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Milillo Naraine's education and training includes medical school at the University of Carabobo Faculty of Health Sciences and residency at Jacobi Medical Center. She is conversant in Spanish. She is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West.

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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 specializes in general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). His areas of expertise include colorectal problems, stomach problems, and breast issues. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Before performing his residency at North Shore University Hospital, Dr. Pidhorecky attended Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Pidhorecky has received the following distinction: Compassionate Doctor Recognition, Patients' Choice Award. In addition to English, he speaks 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)

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
6030 Hollywood Boulevard; #100
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Hoke Han is a radiation oncology specialist in Hollywood, FL. Dr. Han's patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and performed his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Mercy Hospital.

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Dr. Shazia Zafar, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
603 N. Flamingo Road; Suite 260
Pembroke Pines, FL
 

Dr. Shazia Zafar is an adult hematology and adult oncology specialist. Dr. Zafar attended medical school at Rawalpindi Medical College. For her residency, Dr. Zafar trained at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and a hospital affiliated with Creighton University. On average, patients gave her a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Zafar honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Zafar (or staff) speaks Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi. Her professional affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West.

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Dr. Daren David 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. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. Dr. Grosman is a graduate of the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and a graduate of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center's residency program. 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. His distinctions include: 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.

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Dr. Aurelio Bartolome Castrellon, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1150 North 35th Avenue; Suite 170
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Aurelio Castrellon is an adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology specialist. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Castrellon attended the University of Panama School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. He is conversant in Portuguese. Dr. Castrellon's hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital West, and 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.