- 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.
We found 5 oncologists who accept Great-West Healthcare near Nantucket, MA.
Dr. Marcia Browne is an adult hematologist and oncologist. Dr. Browne (or staff) speaks Spanish and Khmer. She has a special interest in breast cancer. Dr. Browne is professionally affiliated with Southern New Hampshire Health System and Massachusetts General Hospital. She is a graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine and a graduate of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center's residency program. Dr. Browne honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, in addition to other insurance carriers. Her distinctions include: Rhode Island Breast Cancer Coalition Outstanding Physician of the Year; Merit Award, National Cancer Institute, NIH; and Hinton Award Outstanding Resident. She is open to new patients.
Clinical interests: Cancer
Dr. Richard Penson's specialties are adult oncology and medical oncology. He practices in Boston, MA, Oak Bluffs, MA, and Nantucket, MA. Dr. Penson's areas of expertise include the following: psychological support for cancer patients and gynecologic cancer. He is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and more. His practice is open to new patients. His education and training includes medical school at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry and residency at St. Bartholomew's Hospital. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Penson include: Partners in Excellence; Member of Royal College of Physicians Partners in Excellence; and Award The 100. Dr. Penson (or staff) is conversant in French. He also offers interpreting services for his patients.
Clinical interests: Psychological Support for Cancer Patients, Gynecologic Cancer
Dr. Jeffrey Barnes is an adult hematologist and adult oncologist in Boston, MA. Dr. Barnes's average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Barnes include cutaneous B-cell lymphoma, chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), and cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and more. After attending the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Dr. Barnes is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. He is accepting new patients.
Clinical interests: Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma, Cutaneous B-Cell Lymphoma, ... (Read more)
Dr. Christopher Azzoli's areas of specialization are adult oncology and medical oncology. Dr. Azzoli's clinical interests include thoracic cancer. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. He has received the distinction of New York Super Doctors. Dr. Azzoli is affiliated with Nantucket Cottage Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Martha's Vineyard Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.
Clinical interests: Thoracic Cancer
Dr. Donald Lawrence's areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology; he sees patients in Boston, MA, Oak Bluffs, MA, and Nantucket, MA. These areas are among his clinical interests: head and neck cancer and melanoma. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Nantucket Cottage Hospital, Emerson Hospital, and Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Lawrence is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and more. He is accepting new patients. He obtained his medical school training at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and performed his residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
Clinical interests: Head and Neck Cancer, Melanoma