We found 5 hematologists who accept Humana HMO near Fridley, MN.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
480 Osborne Road Northeast; Suite 220
Fridley, MN
 

Dr. Thomas Amatruda's areas of specialization are adult hematology and adult oncology; he sees patients in Fridley, MN. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He graduated from Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Amatruda 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.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
480 Osborne Road Northeast; Suite 220
Fridley, MN
 

Dr. David King is an adult hematology and adult oncology specialist in Fridley, MN. He studied medicine at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. King is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Mpls.St.Paul Super Doctors and Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Top Doctors. Dr. King is affiliated with Minnesota Oncology.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
480 Osborne Road Ne; Suite 220
Fridley, MN
 

Dr. Stephen Mann's areas of specialization are adult hematology and adult oncology. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mann takes. He studied medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. His professional affiliations include Unity Hospital (Fridley, MN) and Minnesota Oncology.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
480 Osborne Road Ne; Suite 220
Fridley, MN
 

Dr. Jade Anderson is a specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. He works in Fridley, MN. He studied medicine at the University of Minnesota Medical School. Dr. Anderson's average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Anderson is affiliated with Unity Hospital (Fridley, MN).

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
Humphrey Cancer Center
Robbinsdale, MN
 

Dr. Meenakshi Thirunavu practices adult hematology and adult oncology. She honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. She attended medical school at Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram.

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What is Hematology?

Hematology is a medical specialty that focuses on diseases of the blood, bone marrow, and lymphatic system. Blood flows to every cell in our body and is extremely important to our survival. Problems with the production of blood cells or cancers that affect the blood can be very dangerous. Hematologists treat these and other diseases, such as:
  • Anemia, a low level of red blood cells
  • Low levels of white blood cells or platelets
  • Bleeding disorders, such as hemophilia
  • Clotting disorders, such as deep vein thrombosis
  • Cancers of the blood, such as leukemia and lymphoma

To diagnose a blood disorder, hematologists may look at the blood under a microscope in a procedure called a blood smear. They may order a lab test of the blood called a complete blood count. This test measures the levels of red and white blood cells, platelets, and hemoglobin in your blood. They may do lab tests to measure the levels of proteins in your blood needed for bleeding and clotting. They may even do a bone marrow biopsy to check a small sample of bone marrow for problems in how blood is being produced.

A hematologist may work with all kinds of patients. Specialized hematologists called pediatric hematologists work only with children. All hematologists work to diagnose disease and prescribe treatments in order to care for their patients. They also work with general practice physicians, pediatricians, oncologists, transplant specialists, and others to guide treatment. Healing any problems with your blood is the first step towards your whole body feeling better.