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

Dr. Carlos Osmon's specialties are medical oncology and hematology (blood disorders). Dr. Osmon honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. For his professional training, Dr. Osmon completed a residency program at Roger Williams Medical Center. He is conversant in Spanish. His professional affiliations include WellStar Paulding Hospital, WellStar Cobb Hospital, and WellStar Douglas 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 is a medical oncologist and hematologist. Dr. Wadehra has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is affiliated with WellStar Paulding Hospital, WellStar Cobb Hospital, and WellStar Douglas Hospital. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He studied medicine at 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.

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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 sees patients in Marietta, GA, Bremen, GA, and Douglasville, GA. His medical specialties are medical oncology and hematology (blood disorders). Dr. Andrews accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He attended medical school at Medical College of Georgia. His medical residency was performed at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He has received the following distinction: Atlanta Super Doctors. Dr. Andrews is professionally affiliated with WellStar North Fulton Hospital, WellStar Cobb Hospital, and WellStar Douglas Hospital.

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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 is a specialist in medical oncology and hematology (blood disorders). Dr. Hariharan is professionally affiliated with WellStar Paulding Hospital, WellStar Cobb Hospital, and WellStar Douglas Hospital. Before performing her residency at Temple University Hospital, Dr. Hariharan attended St. George's University School of Medicine. She is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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.
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