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We found 6 medical oncologists who accept Humana Gold near Bremen, GA.

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Dr. Hillary Ann Hahm, PhD, MD
Specializes in Other, Medical Oncology, Hematology
200 Allen Memorial Drive; Suite 302-b
Bremen, GA
 

Dr. Hillary Hahm's medical specialty is medical oncology and hematology (blood disorders). She is professionally affiliated with Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Cobb Hospital, and WellStar Douglas Hospital. Dr. Hahm's education and training includes medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Madhurima Uppalapati, MD
Specializes in Other, Medical Oncology, Hematology
200 Allen Memorial Drive; Suite 302-b
Bremen, GA
 

Dr. Madhurima Uppalapati is a medical oncology and hematology (blood disorders) specialist in Bremen, GA, Douglasville, GA, and Marietta, GA. Clinical interests for Dr. Uppalapati include colon cancer. Her patients gave her an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Uppalapati takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at Prince George's Hospital Center, Dr. Uppalapati attended Gandhi Medical College for medical school. Dr. Uppalapati (or staff) is conversant in Telugu and Hindi. She is professionally affiliated with Cartersville Medical Center, WellStar Cobb Hospital, and WellStar Douglas Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Colon Cancer

Dr. Carlos A Osmon, MD
Specializes in Other, Medical Oncology, Hematology
200 Allen Memorial Drive; Suite 302-b
Bremen, GA
 

Dr. Carlos Osmon sees patients in Austell, GA, Bremen, GA, and Marietta, GA. His medical specialties are medical oncology and hematology (blood disorders). He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He trained at Roger Williams Medical Center for residency. In addition to English, Dr. Osmon speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with WellStar Paulding Hospital, WellStar Cobb Hospital, and WellStar Douglas Hospital.

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Dr. Michael B Andrews, MD
Specializes in Other, Medical Oncology, Hematology
200 Allen Memorial Drive; Suite 302-b
Bremen, GA
 

Dr. Michael Andrews is a medical oncologist and hematologist. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Andrews graduated from Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia and then he performed his residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He has received the following distinction: Atlanta Super Doctors. Dr. Andrews's professional affiliations include WellStar Cobb Hospital, WellStar Douglas Hospital, and Wellstar Kennestone Hospital.

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Dr. Navin P Wadehra, MD
Specializes in Other, Medical Oncology, Hematology
200 Allen Memorial Drive; Suite 302-b
Bremen, GA
 

Dr. Navin Wadehra's medical specialty is medical oncology and hematology (blood disorders). His professional affiliations include WellStar Paulding Hospital, WellStar Cobb Hospital, and WellStar Douglas Hospital. Dr. Wadehra graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. The average patient rating for Dr. Wadehra is 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Sujatha Hariharan, MD
Specializes in Other, Medical Oncology, Hematology
200 Allen Memorial Drive; Suite 302-b
Bremen, GA
 

Dr. Sujatha Hariharan specializes in medical oncology and hematology (blood disorders) and practices in Douglasville, GA, Bremen, GA, and Austell, GA. Dr. Hariharan is professionally affiliated with Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, WellStar Paulding Hospital, and WellStar Cobb Hospital. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. She attended St. George's University School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Temple University Hospital.

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What is Medical Oncology?

Medical oncologists are physicians who treat cancer through the use of medication, usually chemotherapy. Often a medical oncologist is the doctor in charge of a cancer patient’s health care, and this doctor may organize and coordinate all the care the patient receives, even that from other specialists.

Oncologist is a fancy word for a physician who treats cancer. There are three main types of oncologists: surgical oncologists perform surgery, radiation oncologists provide radiation therapy, and medical oncologists treat cancer with chemotherapy and other medication. There are also other distinctions between oncologists. For example, some oncologists specialize only in one or two tumor types (such as breast cancer or lung cancer), and pediatric oncologists only treat children and teens. However, all medical oncologists will be knowledgeable about the use of medicine to treat cancer.

While traditional chemotherapy is the most common medication used to treat cancer, other medications that a medical oncologist might use include hormonal therapies (such as Tamoxifen) or a newer kind of treatment called targeted therapy. Targeted therapy medications act only on cancer cells, while chemotherapy acts on all dividing cells in the body.

The care provided by medical oncologists usually begins when cancer is first suspected. They diagnose and stage cancer, or describe how serious it is. Medical oncologists are often the ones to explain to patients where their cancer is located, how severe their case is, and what treatment is recommended. They manage treatment and follow-up care after the cancer is removed, or they provide palliative care for patients whose cancer cannot be successfully treated.

Medical oncologists typically work with a group of health care providers that form a cancer team to provide care for each patient. The cancer team can include other physicians (such as oncologists and pathologists), oncological nurses, or social workers. Each specialist brings a very specific set of skills to the team, so working together as one unit, they offer a greater breadth of knowledge and skills for each patient.