We found 7 radiation oncologists who accept BlueOptions Essential Health S1400 near Tampa, FL.

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Dr. Louis Benjamin Harrison, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
12902 Magnolia Drive, Chair; Department of Radiology
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Louis Harrison is a specialist in radiation oncology. 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 SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Yale University. Dr. Harrison has received professional recognition including the following: New York Super Doctors. Dr. Harrison (or staff) speaks the following languages: Mandarin, Sign Language, and Spanish. Dr. Harrison's professional affiliations include Moffitt Cancer Center, Mount Sinai Roosevelt, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai (NYEE).

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Dr. Lawrence Bruce Berk, PhD, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
3 Tampa General Circle
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Lawrence Berk practices radiation oncology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Berk include bladder cancer, rectal cancer, and robotic stereotactic radiosurgery (cyberknife). 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. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Berk attended medical school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF) Health. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Liver Tumor, Vulvar Cancer, Skin Cancer, Rectal Cancer, Robotic Stereotactic Radiosurgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Vivian D Griffin, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
3402 W. Dr. Mlk Boulevard
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Vivian Griffin is a radiation oncology specialist in New Port Richey, FL, Brooksville, FL, and Spring Hill, FL. Dr. Griffin takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Her education and training includes medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School and residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Emory University. Her professional affiliations include Bayfront Health Brooksville, Mease Dunedin Hospital, and Bayfront Health Spring Hill.

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Clinical interests: Breast Issues

Dr. Arvind Bunty Soni, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
3001 W Dr Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard; Fred J. Woods Radiation Therapy Ctr - Ms 2837
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Arvind Soni's area of specialization is radiation oncology. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Soni is a graduate of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and a graduate of Strong Memorial Hospital's residency program. He is professionally affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital, BayCare Medical Group, and St. Joseph's Women's Hospital.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
3402 W. Dr. Mlk Boulevard
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Sawsan Bishay's specialty is radiation oncology. Dr. Bishay 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 graduated from Alexandria University Faculty of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Bishay completed a residency program at New York Methodist Hospital. She is conversant in Arabic. Dr. Bishay is professionally affiliated with Bayfront Health Brooksville, Bayfront Health Spring Hill, and Memorial Hospital of Tampa.

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Dr. Janelle Lira Park, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
3402 W. Dr. Mlk Boulevard
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Janelle Park's specialty is radiation oncology. Dr. Park is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Park is a graduate of Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Park (or staff) speaks the following languages: Korean and Spanish. Dr. Park's professional affiliations include Tampa Community Hospital and Memorial Hospital of Tampa.

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Dr. William Abdelsayed Assad, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
601 S Armenia Avenue
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. William Assad is a specialist in radiation oncology. Dr. Assad honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He studied medicine at Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine. His professional affiliations include Tampa Community Hospital and Memorial Hospital of Tampa.

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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.
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