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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 is an adult hematologist, adult oncologist, and medical oncologist in Lagrange, GA and Newnan, GA. He is professionally affiliated with Emory Healthcare and West Georgia Health. He graduated from the University of South Alabama College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Georgia. Dr. Gynther honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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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's area of specialization is neuro-oncology. The average patient rating for Dr. Goli is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Goli is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine and Andhra Medical College.

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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 practices adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Assikis's patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. He takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He attended medical school 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 practices adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Mininberg studied medicine at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors 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 medical specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Bender has received professional recognition including the following: Atlanta Super Doctors.

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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 is an adult hematology and adult oncology specialist. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as 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 areas of specialization are adult oncology, medical oncology, and hematology (blood disorders); he sees patients in Newnan, GA. He studied medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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

Dr. Heather Gatcombe's specialty is radiation oncology. Dr. Gatcombe's professional affiliations include WellStar Cobb Hospital and WellStar Douglas Hospital. She takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. After completing medical school at Emory University School of Medicine and the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University.

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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 hematologist and adult oncologist. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Ballard is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He has received the distinction of Atlanta Super Doctors.

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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, who practices in Atlanta, GA, Newnan, GA, and Fayetteville, GA, is a medical specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. She has indicated that her clinical interests include brain tumor. Patients rated her highly, giving her an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Tran accepts 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 an adult hematology and adult oncology specialist. Patient reviews placed Dr. Henderson at an average of 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. Diana Alma Santiago, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology, Other
211 Millard C. Farmer Industrial Boulevard
Newnan, GA
 

Dr. Diana Santiago is a radiation oncologist. Dr. Santiago studied medicine at Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Santiago average 5.0 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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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.