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We found 12 oncologists who accept Humana Gold 2250/HMO Premier near Newnan, GA.

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Dr. Lawrence N Gynther, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
15 Cavender Street
Newnan, GA
 

Dr. Lawrence Gynther's areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Gynther is professionally affiliated with Emory Healthcare and West Georgia Health. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He graduated from the University of South Alabama College of Medicine. Dr. Gynther's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Georgia.

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Dr. Krishna J Goli, MD
Specializes in Neuro-Oncology
Piedmont Physicians; 1741-g Newnan Crossing East
Newnan, GA
 

Dr. Krishna Goli is a Newnan, GA physician who specializes in neuro-oncology. Dr. Goli attended medical school at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine and Andhra Medical College. The average patient rating for Dr. Goli is 4.5 stars out of 5. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Vasileios John Assikis, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
128 Millard Farmer Ind Boulevard
Newnan, GA
 

Dr. Vasileios Assikis is a medical specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Assikis has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Medical School.

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Dr. Eric Dean Mininberg, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
775 Poplar Road; Suite 310
Newnan, GA
 

Dr. Eric Mininberg is an adult hematology and adult oncology specialist. He attended medical school at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Mininberg accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Dr. Jonathan Christopher Bender, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
775 Poplar Road; Suite 310
Newnan, GA
 

Dr. Jonathan Bender is a hematologist and oncologist. Patient ratings for Dr. Bender average 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Bender has received the distinction of Atlanta Super Doctors.

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Dr. Heather Grace Gatcombe, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
211 Millard C. Farmer Industrial Boulevard
Newnan, GA
 

Dr. Heather Gatcombe is a radiation oncologist. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Gatcombe obtained her medical school training at Emory University School of Medicine and the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. Her professional affiliations include WellStar Cobb Hospital and WellStar Douglas Hospital.

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Dr. Trevor M Feinstein, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
775 Poplar Road; Suite 310
Newnan, GA
 

Dr. Trevor Feinstein works as an adult hematologist and adult oncologist in Fayetteville, GA, Atlanta, GA, and Newnan, GA. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Feinstein takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology, Hematology
775 Poplar Road; Suite 310
Newnan, GA
 

Dr. Gregory Franz's specialties are adult oncology, medical oncology, and hematology (blood disorders). He practices in Newnan, GA. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Franz graduated from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.

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Dr. Wiley Perry Iii Ballard III, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
775 Poplar Road; Suite 310
Newnan, GA
 

Dr. W. Ballard is a physician who specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Ballard has received professional recognition including the following: Atlanta Super Doctors.

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Dr. Diana Alma Santiago, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology, Other
211 Millard C. Farmer Industrial Boulevard
Newnan, GA
 

Dr. Diana Santiago practices radiation oncology. She is rated highly by her patients. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Santiago accepts. Dr. Santiago graduated from Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine.

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Dr. Ha Nguyen Tran, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
775 Poplar Road; Suite 310
Newnan, GA
 

Dr. Ha Tran works as an adult hematologist and oncologist in Atlanta, GA, Newnan, GA, and Fayetteville, GA. Dr. Tran has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Tran include brain tumor. She honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Clinical interests: Brain Tumor

Dr. Charles Arthur Henderson, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
775 Poplar Road; Suite 310
Newnan, GA
 

Dr. Charles Henderson is a specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. He works in Atlanta, GA, Fayetteville, GA, and Newnan, GA. He is rated highly by his patients. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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.