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We found 8 oncologists who accept Humana Simplicity near Maple Grove, MN.

Dr. Deanna G.K. Koon Teoh, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
14500 99th Avenue N; Suite 100
Maple Grove, MN
 

Dr. Deanna Teoh is a physician who specializes in gynecologic oncology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Teoh include minimally invasive surgery, ovarian cancer, and cervical cancer. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. She graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Teoh's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She has received professional recognition including the following: Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Top Doctors Rising Stars 2016 Edition; Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Top Doctors Rising Stars 2015 Edition; and "Best Doctors for Women. She is professionally affiliated with Park Nicollet Clinic - Meadowbrook, Fairview Ridges Hospital, and Fairview Southdale Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Clinical Trials, Vaginal Cancer, Vulvar Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Gynecologic Cancer, Minimally ... (Read more)

Dr. Peter Alexander Argenta, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
14500 99th Avenue N; Suite 100
Maple Grove, MN
 

Dr. Peter Argenta's area of specialization is gynecologic oncology. Clinical interests for Dr. Argenta include ovarian cancer, cervical cancer, and vaginal cancer. His professional affiliations include Fairview Ridges Hospital, Fairview Lakes Medical Center, and Fairview Southdale Hospital. Dr. Argenta takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Argenta's education and training includes medical school at Duke University School of Medicine and residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He has received professional recognition including the following: Mpls.St.Paul Super Doctors; Mpls.St.Paul Magazine "Top Doctor"; and Best Doctors in America.

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Clinical interests: Vaginal Cancer, Vulvar Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Gynecologic Cancer, Laparoscopic Surgery, Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Linda Frances Carson, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
14500 99th Avenue N; Suite 100
Maple Grove, MN
 

Dr. Linda Carson is a physician who specializes in gynecologic oncology. Dr. Carson's clinical interests include ovarian cancer, cervical cancer, and vaginal cancer. Patients gave her an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. She attended George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences for medical school and subsequently trained at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore for residency. Dr. Carson's distinctions include: Mpls.St.Paul Magazine "Top Doctor"; Mpls.St.Paul Super Doctors; and Best Doctors in America. Her professional affiliations include Fairview Ridges Hospital, Fairview Northland Medical Center, and Fairview Lakes Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Nutrition Issues, Vaginal Cancer, Vulvar Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Gynecologic Cancer, Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Sally Anne Mullany, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
14500 99th Avenue N; Suite 100
Maple Grove, MN
 

Dr. Sally Mullany's area of specialization is gynecologic oncology. These areas are among Dr. Mullany's clinical interests: ovarian cancer, endometrial cancer, and cervical cancer. Her professional affiliations include Park Nicollet Clinic - Meadowbrook, Fairview Northland Medical Center, and Fairview Ridges Hospital. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Mullany graduated from Creighton University School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at Mayo Clinic. She has received professional recognition including the following: Best Doctors in America; "Best Doctors for Women" Minnesota Monthly; and Mpls.St.Paul Magazine "Top Doctor".

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Clinical interests: Vaginal Cancer, Vulvar Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Gynecologic Cancer, Endometrial Cancer, Hereditary ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard Alvin Peterson, MD
Specializes in Neuro-Oncology
9825 Hospital Drive; Suite 103
Maple Grove, MN
 

Dr. Richard Peterson is a specialist in neuro-oncology. After attending the University of New Mexico School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Washington. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. In addition to English, Dr. Peterson speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Park Nicollet Clinic - Meadowbrook, Regions Hospital, and HealthPartners Specialty Center - Neurology.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2805 Campus Drive; Suite 105
Plymouth, MN
 

Dr. Dean Gesme is a specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He works in Plymouth, MN and Minneapolis, MN. He is affiliated with Minnesota Oncology Hematology. He studied medicine at the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine. Dr. Gesme honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Rahel G Ghebre, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
14500 99th Avenue N; Suite 100
Maple Grove, MN
 

Dr. Rahel Ghebre works as a gynecologic oncologist in South Saint Louis Park, MN, Minneapolis, MN, and Nw Andover, MN. Dr. Ghebre's professional affiliations include Park Nicollet Clinic - Meadowbrook and Regions Hospital. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. She graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota.

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Dr. Boris Jan Nils Winterhoff, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
14500 99th Avenue N; Suite 100
Maple Grove, MN
 

Dr. Boris Winterhoff practices gynecologic oncology. In addition to English, Dr. Winterhoff speaks German. His areas of expertise consist of ovarian cancer, cervical cancer, and vaginal cancer. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Fairview Northland Medical Center, Fairview Ridges Hospital, and Fairview Lakes Medical Center. Before performing his residency at Mayo Clinic, Dr. Winterhoff attended Christian-Albrecht’s-University of Kiel Faculty of Medicine for medical school. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Winterhoff has received distinctions including Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Top Doctors Rising Stars 2015 Edition; Mpls.St.Paul Magazine "Top Doctor - Rising Star"; and Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Top Doctors Rising Stars 2016 Edition.

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Clinical interests: Vaginal Cancer, Vulvar Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Gynecologic Cancer, Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Uterine ... (Read more)

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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.