- 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.
We found 5 oncologists who accept United Healthcare Compass near Wellington, FL.
Dr. James Lapolla's area of specialization is gynecologic oncology. These areas are among his clinical interests: breast biopsy, laser surgery, and robotic surgery. He is affiliated with St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Joseph's Hospital, and St. Petersburg General Hospital. Dr. Lapolla attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Southern California (USC) and a hospital affiliated with the University of California for residency. The average patient rating for Dr. Lapolla is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Lapolla is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.
Clinical interests: Breast Biopsy, Ectopic Pregnancy, Abdominal Problems, Laser Surgery, Hysterectomy, Gynecologic ... (Read more)
Dr. Jessica Stine is a Brandon, FL physician who specializes in gynecologic oncology. In addition to English, she speaks Medical Spanish. She has a special interest in da vinci surgery. Dr. Stine's professional affiliations include St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Joseph's Hospital, and St. Petersburg General Hospital. She attended medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Stine's training includes a residency program at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.
Clinical interests: Vaginal Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Endometrial Cancer, Da Vinci Surgery, Hysterectomy, Robotic Surgery
Dr. Evan Tummel sees patients in Brandon, FL. His medical specialties are general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). Areas of expertise for Dr. Tummel include breast cancer surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital, Brandon Regional Hospital, and St. Joseph's Women's Hospital. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF), Dr. Tummel attended the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. Dr. Tummel honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.
Clinical interests: Liver Cancer, Consultation, Genetic Counseling, Esophageal Cancer, Breast Cancer Surgery, Breast ... (Read more)
Dr. Randy Kahn is a radiation oncologist in Sun City Center, FL and Brandon, FL. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kahn honors. After completing medical school at New York Medical College and New York University (NYU) School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with New York University (NYU). Dr. Kahn is affiliated with South Bay Hospital, Tampa Community Hospital, and Memorial Hospital of Tampa.
Clinical interests: Prostate Problems, Brachytherapy
Dr. Mario Lacerna works as a radiation oncologist. He is affiliated with South Bay Hospital and the University of Michigan (U-M) Health System. He studied medicine at Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Lacerna trained at Beaumont Hospitals for his residency. Dr. Lacerna is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and United Healthcare HSA.