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We found 22 radiation oncologists who accept Humana Gold 2250/HMO Premier near Evergreen Park, IL.

Dr. Andrew R Howard, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Andrew Howard's medical specialty is radiation oncology. He has a special interest in radiation therapy. Dr. Howard is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin. For his residency, Dr. Howard trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Wisconsin.

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Clinical interests: Radiation Therapy

Dr. Ralph R Weichselbaum, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Ralph Weichselbaum's specialty is radiation oncology. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Weichselbaum trained at a hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Weichselbaum include rectal cancer and radiation therapy. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Weichselbaum accepts. He has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Rectal Cancer, Radiation Therapy

Dr. Philip P Connell, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Philip Connell is a physician who specializes in radiation oncology. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Connell include radiation therapy, sarcoma (bone and soft tissue cancer), and mediastinal tumor. Dr. Connell honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at New York Medical College and New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago.

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Clinical interests: Sarcoma, Radiation Therapy, Mediastinal Tumor

Dr. Adam T Dickler, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
2800 W. 95th Street
Evergreen Park, IL
 

Dr. Adam Dickler is a physician who specializes in radiation oncology. His clinical interests include cyberknife radiosurgery. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Dickler takes. His education and training includes medical school at Rush Medical College and residency at Rush University Medical Center. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Holy Cross Hospital, Little Company of Mary Health Providers Network, and Sinai Health System (Chicago). He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Brachytherapy, Radiation Therapy, Cyberknife Radiosurgery, Stereotactic Radiosurgery

Dr. Howard J Halpern, PhD, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Howard Halpern's medical specialty is radiation oncology. Dr. Halpern graduated from Harvard Medical School and the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Harvard Radiation Oncology Program. In his practice, Dr. Halpern focuses on physiology, breast cancer, and tumor. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Tumor, Breast Issues, Imaging Procedures, Physiology, Breast Cancer

Dr. Azhar M Awan, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
5841 South Maryland Avenue; Mc 9006
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Azhar Awan's area of specialization is radiation oncology. His areas of expertise include breast cancer, lymphoma, and head and neck cancer. Dr. Awan is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Before completing his residency at Rush University Medical Center, Dr. Awan attended medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. He has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. Dr. Awan (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Swahili, and Punjabi.

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Clinical interests: Sarcoma, Solid Tumor, Lymphoma, Breast Cancer, Head and Neck Cancer, Prostate Cancer

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
5758 S Maryland Avenue; #9006
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Paige Dorn's specialty is radiation oncology. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Dorn include radiation therapy. Dr. Dorn is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. She is a graduate of SUNY Upstate Medical University. Her residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago. Dr. Dorn is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Radiation Therapy

Dr. Steven J Chmura, PhD, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
5841 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Steven Chmura's area of specialization is radiation oncology. These areas are among Dr. Chmura's clinical interests: stereotactic radiosurgery, breast cancer, and gastrointestinal cancer. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago for residency.

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Clinical interests: MRI, Ultrasound, Brain Cancer, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Radiation Therapy, Stereotactic ... (Read more)

Dr. Neil Mehta, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
2800 W. 95th Street; Suite 204
Evergreen Park, IL
 

Dr. Neil Mehta is a physician who specializes in radiation oncology. Dr. Mehta is professionally affiliated with Holy Cross Hospital, Palos Community Hospital, and Vista Health System. He studied medicine at Rush Medical College. His medical residency was performed at the University of Chicago Medical Center. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Haider Ali Shirazi, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
20201 South Crawford Avenue
Olympia Fields, IL
 

Dr. Haider Shirazi's medical specialty is radiation oncology. He attended medical school at Stanford University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Shirazi completed a residency program at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. In addition to English, Dr. Shirazi (or staff) speaks Spanish and Hindi. His professional affiliations include Holy Cross Hospital, Palos Community Hospital, and Sinai Health System (Chicago). New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Prostate Problems, Breast Issues, Gynecologic Cancer, Lung Problems

Dr. Syed Javed Javed Shirazi, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
20201 South Crawford Avenue
Olympia Fields, IL
 

Dr. Syed Shirazi, who practices in Olympia Fields, IL, Chicago Heights, IL, and Tinley Park, IL, is a medical specialist in radiation oncology. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. After attending Khyber Medical College for medical school, he completed his residency training at Rush University Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Shirazi (or staff) speaks Urdu. Dr. Shirazi is affiliated with Holy Cross Hospital, Palos Community Hospital, and Sinai Health System (Chicago). He has an open panel.

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Dr. Julia Jung Choo, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
2800 West 95th Street
Evergreen Park, IL
 

Dr. Julia Choo's specialty is radiation oncology. Dr. Choo's hospital/clinic affiliations include Holy Cross Hospital, Little Company of Mary Health Providers Network, and Sinai Health System (Chicago). Before completing her residency at Rush University Medical Center, Dr. Choo attended medical school at Rush Medical College and SUNY Upstate Medical University. She honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. She is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Breast Issues, Stereotactic Radiosurgery

Dr. Abdul Waheed Khan, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology, Other
20201 South Crawford Avenue
Olympia Fields, IL
 

Dr. Abdul Khan is a radiation oncologist. He is professionally affiliated with Franciscan Alliance. Dr. Khan accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
4440 W 95th Street
Oak Lawn, IL
 

Dr. J. Morgan is a radiation oncologist in Oak Lawn, IL. Dr. Morgan takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He studied medicine at Ohio State University College of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Morgan trained at Rush University Medical Center.

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Dr. Mir Jafar Shah, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology, Other
20201 South Crawford Avenue
Olympia Fields, IL
 

Dr. Mir Shah is a physician who specializes in radiation oncology. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, Viant, and Community Care Network (CCN), as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Shah attended medical school at Khyber Medical College. He is professionally affiliated with Franciscan Alliance. He is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Gregorio M Tolentino Jr., MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
2310 York Street
Blue Island, IL
 

Dr. Gregorio Tolentino is a physician who specializes in radiation oncology. He is affiliated with MetroSouth Medical Center. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Tolentino attended the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery and then went on to complete his residency at Rush University Medical Center.

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What is Radiation Oncology?

Radiation oncologists are physicians who are specially trained in the safe use of radiation to treat cancer. Usually, they will manage a patient’s entire radiation treatment, from the imaging that will guide decisions, to the choices about what kind of radiation therapy to use.

Radiation is one of the few substances that can kill cancer cells and even shrink tumors. It does this by damaging DNA. When DNA becomes sufficiently damaged, cells can no longer reproduce, and they stop growing and die. Cancer cells are more susceptible to radiation than healthy tissue, because they reproduce faster. So typically, cancer cells exposed to radiation will be affected faster than healthy cells will. However it’s still important to protect healthy tissue as much as possible.

There are three ways that radiation can be delivered to the body. It can come from outside the body, delivered by a machine in much the same way x-rays are taken. This is called external-beam radiation. Sometimes the radiation is delivered internally, which is called brachytherapy. Tiny pellets of radioactive material are placed directly onto the cancer, where they can release radiation for a period of time. Some cancers are best treated systemically, with radioactive substances that travel through the bloodstream. Radiation oncologists decide which type of radiation therapy is best, developing a treatment plan for each patient that maximizes the benefits of the radiation while minimizing the risk to any healthy tissue.

Radiation oncologists may work with other kinds of physicians, such as medical oncologists or surgeons, to treat their patients. Sometimes patients are anxious about radiation therapy because it sounds dangerous. But radiation therapy won’t turn you radioactive. It’s safe, and so effective against many different types of cancer that it is one of the most common cancer treatments. Depending on the treatment, it may not even have noticeable side effects.

Radiation oncologists can be important allies in your fight against cancer.