We found 16 oncologists who accept HFN Workers' Compensation near Warrenville, IL.

Dr. Latoya Jeaneen Perry, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
4405 Weaver Parkway
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. Latoya Perry sees patients in Geneva, IL and Warrenville, IL. Her medical specialty is gynecologic oncology. She studied medicine at Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Perry's residency was performed at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University and a hospital affiliated with the University of Wisconsin. In her practice, she is particularly interested in robotic surgery. She accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. She is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. Dr. Perry is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Robotic Surgery

Dr. John Daniel Abad, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology
4405 Weaver Parkway
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. John Abad specializes in surgical oncology (cancer surgery). His areas of expertise include the following: esophageal cancer, gallbladder cancer, and soft tissue sarcoma. Dr. Abad is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University, Dr. Abad attended medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Gallbladder Cancer, Liver Cancer, Bile Duct Surgery, Soft Tissue Sarcoma, Esophageal Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ramji Ramaswamy Rajendran, PhD, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
4405 Weaver Parkway
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. Ramji Rajendran works as a radiation oncologist in Elk Grove Village, IL, Hoffman Estates, IL, and La Grange, IL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Rajendran include prostate problems, gynecologic cancer, and breast issues. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Rajendran is conversant in Tamil.

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Clinical interests: Prostate Problems, Gynecologic Cancer, Lung Problems, Head and Neck Cancer, Breast Issues, ... (Read more)

Dr. Rajiv Jashu Patel, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
4405 Weaver Parkway
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. Rajiv Patel is a medical specialist in radiation oncology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Patel include radiation therapy. Dr. Patel's hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. He graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine. He trained at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University for his residency. Dr. Patel is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Radiation Therapy

Dr. Linda Lee Ferris, MD, DO
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
4405 Weaver Parkway
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. Linda Ferris is a specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. These areas are among her clinical interests: lung cancer, stomach cancer, and liver cancer. She is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Ferris obtained her medical school training at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and performed her residency at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital. Dr. Ferris is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. She is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Liver Cancer, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Lung Cancer, Multiple Myeloma, Stomach Cancer, Pancreatic ... (Read more)

Dr. Sean A Grimm, MD
Specializes in Neuro-Oncology
4405 Weaver Parkway
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. Sean Grimm is a neuro-oncologist. He attended the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine and subsequently trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College for residency. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Grimm takes. Dr. Grimm's professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Delnor Hospital, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Grimm is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Lymphoma, Neurological Disorders, Brain Tumor, Clinical Trials

Dr. Robert Michael Eisner, DO
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
4405 Weaver Parkway
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. Robert Eisner's specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He practices in Warrenville, IL. Clinical interests for Dr. Eisner include bladder cancer, lung cancer, and palliative care. Dr. Eisner takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. After attending Midwestern University, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. His professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Urologic Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Lung Cancer, Lymphoma, Multiple Myeloma, Bladder Cancer, Palliative ... (Read more)

Dr. Patrick J Sweeney, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
4405 Weaver Parkway
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. Patrick Sweeney sees patients in Warrenville, IL, Elk Grove Village, IL, and Hoffman Estates, IL. His medical specialty is radiation oncology. He has a special interest in radiation therapy. Dr. Sweeney is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), and Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital. He attended Ohio State University College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Ohio State University Medical Center and Rush University Medical Center for residency. Dr. Sweeney takes Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Radiation Therapy

Dr. Martin J Boyer, MD, DO
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
4405 Weaver Parkway
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. Martin Boyer practices radiation oncology. He has a special interest in osteopathic medicine and radiation therapy. Dr. Boyer's hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. After completing medical school at Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Ohio State University College of Medicine, he performed his residency at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. The average patient rating for Dr. Boyer is 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Boyer has received the following distinction: US News Top Doctor. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Osteopathic Medicine, Radiation Therapy

Dr. John D Ayers, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
4405 Weaver Parkway
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. John Ayers, who practices in Warrenville, IL, is a medical specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Ayers's areas of expertise include the following: breast cancer and melanoma. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Ayers's office for an appointment. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. Dr. Ayers trained at Boston Medical Center for his residency.

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Clinical interests: Melanoma, Blood Disorders, Breast Cancer

Dr. Barbara M Buttin, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
4405 Weaver Parkway
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. Barbara Buttin is a specialist in gynecologic oncology. She works in Geneva, IL, Warrenville, IL, and Winfield, IL. She is a graduate of MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Buttin include ovarian cancer, endometrial cancer, and cervical cancer. Dr. Buttin is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Buttin is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Clinical Trials, Ovarian Cancer, Endometrial Cancer, Laparoscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Kevin Dawravoo, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Medical Oncology
4405 Weaver Parkway
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. Kevin Dawravoo is a medical specialist in adult hematology and medical oncology. Dr. Dawravoo has a special interest in lung cancer, stomach cancer, and liver cancer. He honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He attended medical school at Creighton University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Dawravoo trained at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. Dr. Dawravoo is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Liver Cancer, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Lung Cancer, Stomach Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Blood ... (Read more)

Dr. Sara Jane Fredrickson, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology
25 N Winfield Road; Suite 410
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Sara Fredrickson practices surgical oncology (cancer surgery). Her areas of clinical interest consist of breast biopsy, breast surgery, and sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB). Her professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Delnor Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Fredrickson studied medicine at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine. Her medical residency was performed at Greenville Health System. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Fredrickson's practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Breast Biopsy, Breast Surgery, Breast Issues, Breast Imaging, Biopsy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Dragana Tomic, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
4405 Weaver Parkway
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. Dragana Tomic, who practices in Warrenville, IL, is a medical specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. She has a special interest in lung cancer, breast cancer, and colorectal cancer. She is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. Dr. Tomic is a graduate of the University of Belgrade School of Medicine. Her medical residency was performed at Union Memorial Hospital. Dr. Tomic is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. She is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Lung Cancer, Blood Disorders, Colorectal Cancer, Breast Cancer

Dr. Michael Kahn, MD
Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology, Hematology
4405 Weaver Parkway
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. Michael Kahn practices adult oncology, medical oncology, and hematology (blood disorders). He graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Areas of expertise for Dr. Kahn include bladder cancer, lung cancer, and kidney cancer. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kahn honors. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Kahn's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Kidney Cancer, Lung Cancer, Bladder Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Prostate Cancer

Dr. Catherine K Park-Leonard, MPH, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
4405 Weaver Parkway
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. Catherine Park-Leonard specializes in radiation oncology and practices in Barrington, IL, Downers Grove, IL, and Geneva, IL. Her clinical interests include radiation therapy. She accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Park-Leonard's education and training includes medical school at Ross University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). Dr. Park-Leonard's professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. She has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Radiation Therapy

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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.
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