We found 10 medical oncologists who accept Humana Simplicity near Edina, MN.

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Dr. Steven R Rousey, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
6545 France Avenue; Suite 210
Edina, MN
 

Dr. Steven Rousey is a specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He works in Edina, MN. He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin, Dr. Rousey attended medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Rousey include: Mpls.St.Paul Super Doctors; Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Top Doctors; and Mpls. St. Paul Magazine 2013 Top Doctor. He is affiliated with Fairview Southdale Hospital and Minnesota Oncology Hematology.

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Dr. Eric Lewis Weinshel, MD
Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology, Hematology
6545 France Avenue; #210
Edina, MN
 

Dr. Eric Weinshel's medical specialty is adult oncology, medical oncology, and hematology (blood disorders). Dr. Weinshel takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at the University Hospitals, Cleveland. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Weinshel include: Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Super Doctors; Mpls.St.Paul Super Doctors; and Mpls. St. Paul Magazine 2013 Top Doctor. Dr. Weinshel is professionally affiliated with Fairview Ridges Hospital, Fairview Southdale Hospital, and Minnesota Oncology Hematology.

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Dr. Mark Douglas Sborov, MD
Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
6545 France; Avenue So.#210
Edina, MN
 

Dr. Mark Sborov's areas of specialization are adult oncology and medical oncology. He is affiliated with Fairview Northland Medical Center, Fairview Ridges Hospital, and Fairview Southdale Hospital. He takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Sborov attended medical school at the University of Minnesota Medical School. He trained at Hennepin County Medical Center for residency. Dr. Sborov has received professional recognition including the following: "Best Doctors for Women" Minnesota Monthly Magazine.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
910 East 26th Street; #200
Minneapolis, MN
 

Dr. Dean Gesme's areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology; he sees patients in Plymouth, MN and Minneapolis, MN. Dr. Gesme takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He is a graduate of the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine. He is affiliated with Minnesota Oncology Hematology.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
910 East 26th Street; Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN
 

Dr. Burton Schwartz works as an adult hematologist, adult oncologist, and medical oncologist. His professional affiliations include Buffalo Hospital and Minnesota Oncology Hematology. His education and training includes medical school at Meharry Medical College and residency at Michael Reese Hospital. Dr. Schwartz's patients gave him an average rating of 2.0 out of 5 stars. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Schwartz has received professional recognition including the following: Mpls.St.Paul Super Doctors and Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
910 East 26th Street; Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN
 

Dr. John Seng's areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Seng is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Medical School. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Mpls.St.Paul Super Doctors; Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Top Doctors; and Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Minnesota Oncology Hematology.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
910 E. 26th Street
Minneapolis, MN
 

Dr. Patrick Flynn practices adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He is affiliated with Minnesota Oncology Hematology. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Flynn is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Medical School. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Mpls.St.Paul Super Doctors; Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Top Doctors; and Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
910 East 26th Street; Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN
 

Dr. Paul Zander practices adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Zander is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School. He has received professional recognition including the following: Mpls.St.Paul Super Doctors; Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Top Doctors; and Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Minnesota Oncology Hematology.

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Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
800 E 28th Street; Suite 404
Minneapolis, MN
 

Dr. Nicole Hartung's specialties are adult oncology and medical oncology. Dr. Hartung takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
6545 France Avenue S; Suite 210
Edina, MN
 

Dr. Madhu Emani works as an oncologist and medical oncologist. Dr. Emani takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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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