We found 16 medical oncologists who accept Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan near Warren, MI.

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Dr. Bhadresh Dhirubhai Nayak, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
8202 Irving; Suite 100
Sterling Heights, MI
 

Dr. Bhadresh Nayak's specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He practices in Sterling Heights, MI. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. These areas are among Dr. Nayak's clinical interests: bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery and echocardiogram (echo). He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Nayak is a graduate of Government Medical College and Veer Narmad South Gujarat University. For his residency, Dr. Nayak trained at Beaumont Hospitals. Dr. Nayak (or staff) is conversant in Gujarati and Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with St. John Hospital and Medical Center, St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, and Henry Ford Health System.

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Clinical interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Echocardiogram

Dr. Robert Jay Leonard, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
17900 23 Mile Road; Suite 402
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI
 

Dr. Robert Leonard's medical specialty is adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He has a special interest in lung cancer and chemotherapy. He is affiliated with St. John's Hospital, St. John Hospital and Medical Center, and St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital. Dr. Leonard is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Leonard attended Wayne State University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. He has received the following distinction: Detroit Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Chemotherapy, Lung Cancer

Dr. Jerome Edwin Seid, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
11885 E. 12 Mile Road; Suite 100a
Warren, MI
 

Dr. Jerome Seid is a medical specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Seid include urologic (genitourinary) cancer, bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and palliative care. Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Seid honors. He attended Wayne State University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He has received professional recognition including the following: Detroit Super Doctors. Dr. Seid's hospital/clinic affiliations include St. John's Hospital, St. John Hospital and Medical Center, and St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Urologic Cancer, Blood Disorders, Palliative Care, ... (Read more)

Dr. Wajahat Ali Khan, MD
Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology, Hematology
11885 E. 12 Mile Road; Suite 100a
Warren, MI
 

Dr. Wajahat Khan is a physician who specializes in adult oncology, medical oncology, and hematology (blood disorders). His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. John River District Hospital, St. John's Hospital, and St. John Hospital and Medical Center. He takes several insurance carriers, including Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Viant. Dr. Khan graduated from Dow Medical College and then he performed his residency at Beaumont Hospitals. In addition to English, Dr. Khan (or staff) speaks Urdu and Arabic.

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Clinical interests: Chemotherapy

Dr. Carrie Lynn Dul, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
11885 E. 12 Mile Road; Suite 100a
Warren, MI
 

Dr. Carrie Dul is an adult hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist in Rochester, MI, Grosse Pointe, MI, and Warren, MI. Areas of expertise for Dr. Dul include breast cancer. Dr. Dul is affiliated with St. John's Hospital, St. John Hospital and Medical Center, and St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital. She takes Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and more. After attending the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Dr. Dul completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with Oregon Health & Science University.

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Clinical interests: Breast Cancer

Dr. Tarik Hikmat Hadid, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
11900 East 12 Mile Road; Suite 308
Warren, MI
 

Dr. Tarik Hadid is a physician who specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Hadid include blood cancers. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Alliance Plan (HAP), and Aetna Medicare are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hadid accepts. He attended the University of Khartoum Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Michigan State University Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies. He is conversant in Arabic. Dr. Hadid's professional affiliations include St. John's Hospital, St. John Hospital and Medical Center, and St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Blood Cancers

Dr. Martin Irvin Schock, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
11885 E. 12 Mile Road; Suite 100a
Warren, MI
 

Dr. Martin Schock works as a hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist. Clinical interests for Dr. Schock include leukemia, lung cancer, and anemia. Dr. Schock's professional affiliations include St. John's Hospital, St. John Hospital and Medical Center, and St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital. He is in-network for Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Humana ChoiceCare Network, and more. He attended medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Bone Problems, Colon Cancer, Leukemia, Lung Cancer, Lymphoma, Venipuncture, Bloodless ... (Read more)

Dr. Efstathios Steven Tapazoglou, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
11800 East 12 Mile Road; First Floor
Warren, MI
 

Dr. Efstathios Tapazoglou is a physician who specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. His areas of expertise include the following: breast biopsy, urologic (genitourinary) cancer, and bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. He is an in-network provider for Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Before completing his residency at Oakwood Healthcare System, Dr. Tapazoglou attended medical school at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Medical School. He is conversant in Greek. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. John's Hospital, St. John Hospital and Medical Center, and St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Breast Biopsy, Urologic Cancer, Mammogram, Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Allen N Stawis, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
11900 E 12 Mile Road; Suite 300
Warren, MI
 

Dr. Allen Stawis sees patients in Warren, MI. His medical specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Stawis studied medicine at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. He trained at Hurley Medical Center for residency. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Stawis include chemotherapy and ultrasound (sonogram). Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Stawis accepts. Dr. Stawis is affiliated with St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Ultrasound, Chemotherapy, X-Rays

Dr. Tariq Sabir, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
19229 Mack Avenue; Suite 24
Warren, MI
 

Dr. Tariq Sabir, who practices in Grosse Pointe, MI, Warren, MI, and East China, MI, is a medical specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Before performing his residency at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University, Dr. Sabir attended King Edward Medical University for medical school. Dr. Sabir is especially interested in bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. He honors Amerigroup, Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. In addition to English, Dr. Sabir (or staff) speaks Urdu. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. John's Hospital, St. John Hospital and Medical Center, and St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery

Dr. Kenneth F Tucker, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
11900 E 12 Mile Road; Suite 300
Warren, MI
 

Dr. Kenneth Tucker is a Warren, MI physician who specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Tucker include bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, chemotherapy, and echocardiogram (echo). He is in-network for Amerigroup, Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. Before completing his residency at Henry Ford Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky, Dr. Tucker attended medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School. Dr. Tucker speaks Hebrew. He is affiliated with St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Ultrasound, Echocardiogram, Chemotherapy, X-Rays

Dr. Tosan Andrew Fregene, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
20051 Kelly Road
Harper Woods, MI
 

Dr. Tosan Fregene is a hematologist, adult oncologist, and medical oncologist. Dr. Fregene attended medical school at the University of Lagos College of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. His areas of expertise include the following: bladder cancer, esophageal cancer, and lung cancer. He honors AARP, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Detroit Medical Center (DMC), St. John's Hospital, and St. John Hospital and Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Bladder Cancer, Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Liver Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Skin ... (Read more)

Dr. Adli Yakan, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
18223 E 10 Mile Road; Suite 100
Roseville, MI
 

Dr. Adli Yakan is an adult hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist. Clinical interests for Dr. Yakan include bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, breast cancer, and lymphoma. Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Health Alliance Plan (HAP) are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Yakan takes. After completing medical school at the University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Yakan performed his residency at Providence Hospital. Dr. Yakan (or staff) speaks the following languages: Arabic and French. Dr. Yakan's hospital/clinic affiliations include St. John's Hospital, St. John Hospital and Medical Center, and St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Tumor, Blood Disorders, Cancer, Lymphoma, Breast ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
11800 East 12 Mile Road; First Floor
Warren, MI
 

Dr. Lokesh Nagori's specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He practices in Warren, MI and Grosse Pointe, MI. After completing medical school at R.N.T. Medical College, Udaipur, Dr. Nagori performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. His clinical interests include bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. He is in-network for Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Nagori (or staff) speaks Hindi. His professional affiliations include St. John's Hospital, St. John Hospital and Medical Center, and St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery

Dr. Michael Berkovic, DO
Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
27301 Dequindre; Suite 314
Madison Heights, MI
 

Dr. Michael Berkovic is an oncologist and medical oncologist. He has indicated that his clinical interests include bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. Dr. Berkovic honors several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Cofinity, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He obtained his medical school training at Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine and performed his residency at Botsford Hospital. He is affiliated with St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery

Dr. Rana Mansour Bilbeisi, DO
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
11800 E 12 Mile Road
Warren, MI
 

Dr. Rana Bilbeisi practices adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. In addition to English, she speaks Arabic. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Bilbeisi include bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery and women's health issues. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include St. John's Hospital, St. John Hospital and Medical Center, and St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital. Before performing her residency at St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Dr. Bilbeisi attended Midwestern University, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school. Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bilbeisi honors.

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Clinical interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Bone Problems, Women's Health Issues

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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.
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