We found 5 medical oncologists who accept Medicare near Stockbridge, GA.

Filter By:
Showing 1-5 of 5
Selecting one of the sort options will cause this page to reload and list providers by the selected sort order.
Dr. Gerald Alan Goldklang, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1045 Southcrest Drive; Suite 200
Stockbridge, GA
 

Dr. Gerald Goldklang is a medical specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He is conversant in Filipino. Dr. Goldklang's clinical interests encompass bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery and chemotherapy. His professional affiliations include WellStar and Atlanta Medical Center. After completing medical school at Tufts University School of Medicine, Dr. Goldklang performed his residency at Caritas St. Elizabeth's Medical Center. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Unfortunately, he is not accepting new patients at this time.

Read more

Clinical interests: Bone Problems, Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Chemotherapy

Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1045 Southcrest Drive; Suite 200
Stockbridge, GA
 

Dr. Ruth Sarmiento's specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. She practices in Stockbridge, GA. She graduated from American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. In Dr. Sarmiento's practice, she is particularly interested in bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna Medicare, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Sarmiento is affiliated with WellStar and Atlanta Medical Center.

Read more

Clinical interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery

Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
123 Royal Burgess Way
Mcdonough, GA
 

Dr. Ayman Al-Hakim's areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He is professionally affiliated with Spalding Regional Hospital. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Al-Hakim graduated from the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Huron Hospital and Howard University Hospital.

Read more
Dr. Satyanarayan K Reddy, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1050 Eagles Landing Parkway; Suite 202
Stockbridge, GA
 

Dr. Satyanarayan Reddy practices adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Reddy graduated from Osmania Medical College and then he performed his residency at Cabrini Medical Center. His clinical interests include lung cancer, breast cancer, and lymphoma. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Reddy is professionally affiliated with Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital, Emory Clinic, and Emory University Hospital.

Read more

Clinical interests: Tumor, Lung Cancer, Lymphoma, Breast Cancer, Melanoma

Dr. Palamalai Mahizhnan, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1050 Eagles Landing Parkway; Suite 20
Stockbridge, GA
 

Dr. Palamalai Mahizhnan is a hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist in Riverdale, GA, East Point, GA, and Stockbridge, GA. Patient ratings for Dr. Mahizhnan average 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

Read more

Conditions / Treatments

Gender

Insurance

New Patients

Medicare Patient Conditions

Medicare Patient Ethnicity

Additional Information

Distinctions

Foreign Language

Online Communication

Practice Affiliation

Certifications

Fellowship

Medical School

Residency

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.
Selecting a checkbox option will refresh the page.