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We found 9 oncologists who accept Bronze Compass 4200 near Port Saint Lucie, FL.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1871 Se Tiffany Avenue; Suite 100
Port St Lucie, FL
 

Dr. Seth Rosen sees patients in Port Saint Lucie, FL. His medical specialties are adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Rosen 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. He graduated from Brown University, Alpert Medical School.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1871 Se Tiffany Avenue; Suite 100
Port St Lucie, FL
 

Dr. Nicholas Iannotti's areas of specialization are adult hematology and adult oncology. In addition to English, Dr. Iannotti speaks Italian. He is a graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Iannotti 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.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1871 Se Tiffany Avenue; Suite 100
Port St Lucie, FL
 

Dr. Paul Swanson's areas of specialization are adult hematology and adult oncology; he sees patients in Port Saint Lucie, FL. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 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. Swanson accepts. After attending Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Dr. Swanson completed his residency training at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1871 S. E. Tiffany Avenue; Suite 100
Port St. Lucie, FL
 

Dr. Heather Rodin is a physician who specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Rodin graduated from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. She 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.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
604 W Midway Road
Fort Pierce, FL
 

Dr. Ronald Woody is a radiation oncologist in Fort Pierce, FL. He honors United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and United Healthcare HSA, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Woody graduated from the University of Florida College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1700 Se Hillmoor Drive; Suite 306
Port St Lucie, FL
 

Dr. Siva Bellam specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology and practices in Port Saint Lucie, FL. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He 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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Specializes in Radiation Oncology, Other
5550 S Us Highway 1
Fort Pierce, FL
 

Dr. William Crook practices radiation oncology. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He studied medicine at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
5550 S Us Highway 1
Fort Pierce, FL
 

Dr. Julie Santelli works as a radiation oncologist in Fort Pierce, FL. Dr. Santelli is in-network for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and Anthem. She is a graduate of Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1871 Se Tiffany Avenue; Suite 100
Port St Lucie, FL
 

Dr. Michael Wertheim is an adult hematology and adult oncology specialist. His average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. 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. Wertheim graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine.

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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.