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We found 8 oncologists who accept United Healthcare EPO near Dearborn, MI.

Dr. Ahmed Omar Riad Kaseb, MD
Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2799 W Grand Boulevard
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Ahmed Kaseb is a specialist in adult oncology and medical oncology. He is affiliated with The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Kaseb graduated from Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Kaseb completed a residency program at Grace Hospital, Detroit. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He has received distinctions including ASCO Foundation Merit Award, American Society of Clinical Oncology; Basic Research Presentation Merit Award, 13th Annual Research Forum of Henry Ford Health System; and ACP Merit Award, American College of Physicians.

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Dr. Michael Louis Cher, MD
Specializes in Urologic Oncology, Surgical Oncology
18100 Oakwood Boulevard; Suite 300
Dearborn, MI
 

Dr. Michael Cher is a medical specialist in urologic oncology and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). Areas of expertise for Dr. Cher include bladder cancer, cryotherapy, and polycystic kidney disease. Dr. Cher is professionally affiliated with Hutzel Women's Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and McLaren Health Care. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dr. Cher attended Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Detroit Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Prostate Problems, Cryosurgery, Polycystic Kidney Disease, Erectile Dysfunction, Urologic Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jeffrey Alan Triest, MD
Specializes in Urologic Oncology, Surgical Oncology
18100 Oakwood Boulevard; Suite 300
Dearborn, MI
 

Dr. Jeffrey Triest, who practices in Dearborn, MI and Detroit, MI, is a medical specialist in urologic oncology and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). His clinical interests include bladder cancer, kidney stones, and testicular cancer. Dr. Triest is professionally affiliated with Hutzel Women's Hospital, McLaren Health Care, and Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG). He attended medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine. He trained at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University for his residency. Dr. Triest's patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He has received the distinction of Detroit Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Kidney Stones, Kidney Cancer, Cancer, Testicular Cancer, Bladder Cancer, Shock Wave Lithotripsy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Nivedita Dhar, MD
Specializes in Urologic Oncology, Surgical Oncology, Female Urology
18100 Oakwood Boulevard; Suite 300
Dearborn, MI
 

Dr. Nivedita Dhar's medical specialty is urologic oncology, surgical oncology (cancer surgery), and female urology. Dr. Dhar is a graduate of St. Louis University School of Medicine. Her medical residency was performed at Cleveland Clinic and a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo. Clinical interests for Dr. Dhar include bladder cancer, neurogenic bladder, and female urologic disorders. Dr. Dhar accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, United Healthcare Plans, and more. She has received professional recognition including the following: Detroit Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Dhar (or staff) speaks German, French, and Hindi. She is affiliated with McLaren Health Care, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Harper University Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Incontinence, Urologic Cancer, Female Urologic Disorders, Interstitial Cystitis, Urologic ... (Read more)

Dr. Steven Mark Lucas, MD
Specializes in Urology, Surgical Oncology
18100 Oakwood Boulevard; Suite 300
Dearborn, MI
 

Dr. Steven Lucas, who practices in Dearborn, MI, Detroit, MI, and Farmington, MI, is a medical specialist in urology (urinary tract disease) and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). Areas of expertise for Dr. Lucas include male infertility, erectile dysfunction (impotence), and kidney stones. He is professionally affiliated with McLaren Health Care, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Harper University Hospital. Dr. Lucas accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Lucas graduated from Rush Medical College and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.

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Clinical interests: Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney Stones, Kidney Cancer, Kidney Transplant, Surgical Procedures, Male ... (Read more)

Dr. Melissa Ann Runge-Morris, MD
Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology, Hematology
6135 Woodward Avenue; Suite 2116
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Melissa Runge-Morris is an adult oncology, medical oncology, and hematology (blood disorders) specialist in Detroit, MI. Her clinical interests include lymphoma. She is professionally affiliated with Hutzel Women's Hospital, McLaren Health Care, and Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG). Dr. Runge-Morris obtained her medical school training at the University of Michigan Medical School and performed her residency at Hennepin County Medical Center. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Runge-Morris takes.

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Clinical interests: Leukemia, Lymphoma

Dr. Thomas Michael Guerrero, MD, PhD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
18101 Oakwood Blvd - Lower Level; Bh - D Radiation Oncology Department
Dearborn, MI
 

Dr. Thomas Guerrero is a specialist in radiation oncology. He works in Royal Oak, MI and Dearborn, MI. Dr. Guerrero obtained his medical school training at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and performed his residency at Stanford University Medical Center. He accepts United Healthcare EPO, United Healthcare Bronze, United Healthcare Silver, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Oakwood Hospital - Southshore, Oakwood Hospital - Wayne, and Oakwood Hospital - Taylor.

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Dr. Gunter Deppe, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
2799 West Grand Boulevard
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Gunter Deppe works as a gynecologic oncologist. The average patient rating for Dr. Deppe is 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. For his professional training, Dr. Deppe completed a residency program at Mount Sinai Medical Center. He has received the following distinction: Detroit Super Doctors. He speaks German. Dr. Deppe is affiliated with Hutzel Women's Hospital, St. John's Hospital, and Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG).

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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.