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We found 8 hematologists who accept Humana Platinum near Lees Summit, MO.

Dr. Brian M Osgood, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2000 South East Blue Parkway
Lees Summit, MO
 

Dr. Brian Osgood is a hematologist, adult oncologist, and medical oncologist in Lees Summit, MO. These areas are among his clinical interests: bladder cancer, platelet disorders, and throat cancer. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Osgood studied medicine at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Truman Medical Centers. Dr. Osgood's hospital/clinic affiliations include Lee's Summit Medical Center, The University of Kansas Hospital, and Carondelet Health.

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Clinical interests: Urologic Cancer, Bone Cancer, Brain Cancer, Liver Cancer, Thoracic Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Sarcoma, ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Louis Talley, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2000 Se Blue Parkway; Suite 240
Lees Summit, MO
 

Dr. Robert Talley's areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology; he sees patients in Lees Summit, MO and Independence, MO. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Talley graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Dr. Talley trained at Ohio State University Medical Center for residency. He has received professional recognition including the following: Kansas City Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Lee's Summit Medical Center, Menorah Medical Center, and Carondelet Health.

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Clinical interests: Intrathecal Chemotherapy, Thyroid Cancer, Bone Marrow Aspiration, Clinical Trials, Bone Marrow ... (Read more)

Dr. Larry A Rosen, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2000 Se Blue Parkway; #165
Lee's Summit, MO
 

Dr. Larry Rosen is an adult hematologist, adult oncologist, and medical oncologist. His clinical interests include cancer surgery, colon cancer, and thyroid cancer. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Rosen accepts Coventry, TRICARE, and CorVel, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Dr. Rosen has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Belton Regional Medical Center, Lee's Summit Medical Center, and Carondelet Health.

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Clinical interests: Breast Pain, Intrathecal Chemotherapy, Bone Marrow Aspiration, PET Scan, Gynecologic Cancer, Bone ... (Read more)

Dr. Ali Shwaiki, MD
Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology, Hematology
110 Ne Saint Luke's Boulevard; Suite 500
Lee's Summit, MO
 

Dr. Ali Shwaiki specializes in adult oncology, medical oncology, and hematology (blood disorders). After completing medical school at the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Northeastern Ohio Universities. He has a special interest in breast cancer. Dr. Shwaiki is in-network for Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. He is conversant in Arabic. He is affiliated with Saint Luke's East Hospital, Saint Luke's North Hospital-Smithville, and Saint Luke's South Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Breast Cancer

Dr. Jaswinder Singh, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
319 Nwrockwood Court
Lees Summit, MO
 

Dr. Jaswinder Singh's areas of specialization are adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Singh (or staff) is conversant in Hindi and Punjabi. His clinical interests include spinal cord tumor, lung cancer, and anemia. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Overland Park Regional Medical Center, Menorah Medical Center, and Lee's Summit Medical Center. He studied medicine at Panjab University, Chandigarh. Patient reviews placed Dr. Singh at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Clinical interests: Intrathecal Chemotherapy, Thyroid Cancer, Bone Marrow Aspiration, Clinical Trials, Bone Marrow ... (Read more)

Dr. Aimee Debra Kohn, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
110 Ne Saint Luke's Boulevard; Suite 500
Lee's Summit, MO
 

Dr. Aimee Kohn's medical specialty is adult hematology and adult oncology. She is in-network for Coventry, TRICARE, Aetna Elect Choice, and more. After completing medical school at Stanford University School of Medicine, she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Washington. Dr. Kohn is professionally affiliated with Anderson County Hospital, the University of Washington (UW) Medicine, and Saint Luke's East Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Lung Cancer, Head and Neck Cancer

Dr. Jacob Paul Smeltzer, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
110 Ne Saint Luke's Boulevard; Suite 500
Lee's Summit, MO
 

Dr. Jacob Smeltzer sees patients in Kansas City, MO and Lees Summit, MO. His medical specialties are adult hematology and adult oncology. After completing medical school at Creighton University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis. His areas of expertise consist of urologic (genitourinary) cancer, lung cancer, and gastrointestinal cancer. Dr. Smeltzer honors Coventry, TRICARE, and Aetna Elect Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. His professional affiliations include Hedrick Medical Center, Saint Luke's East Hospital, and Saint Luke's North Hospital-Smithville.

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Clinical interests: Urologic Cancer, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Lung Cancer, Lymphoma, Blood Cancers

Dr. Aruna Rokkam, MD
Specializes in Oncology, Internal Medicine, Hematology
2000 Se Blue Parkway; Suite 165
Lee's Summit, MO
 

Dr. Aruna Rokkam specializes in oncology (cancer care) and hematology (blood disorders) and practices in Independence, MO and Lees Summit, MO. After completing medical school at NTR University of Health Sciences and Siddhartha Medical College, she performed her residency at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore and a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. Clinical interests for Dr. Rokkam include cancer surgery, colon cancer, and thyroid cancer. Dr. Rokkam is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Dr. Rokkam is affiliated with Belton Regional Medical Center, Lee's Summit Medical Center, and Menorah Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Breast Pain, Intrathecal Chemotherapy, Kyphoplasty, Bone Marrow Aspiration, Laminotomy, ... (Read more)

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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.