- 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.
We found 4 oncologists who accept Humana Silver 3800/HMO Premier near Charlotte, NC.
Dr. Ilan Avin's medical specialty is general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). He is professionally affiliated with Presbyterian Hospital and Novant Health. Dr. Avin's education and training includes medical school at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Washington. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He is open to new patients.
Dr. Gregory Pennock's specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He practices in Cornelius, NC and Charlotte, NC. After completing medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine, Dr. Pennock performed his residency at Allegheny General Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Tulane University. His areas of expertise consist of immunotherapy and melanoma. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is conversant in Spanish. His professional affiliations include Carolinas Medical Center, Carolinas Medical Center-Mercy, and Carolinas Medical Center-Pineville.
Clinical interests: Immunotherapy, Skin Cancer, Musculoskeletal Problems, Cancer, Melanoma
Dr. Matthew Alter is a general surgeon, surgical oncologist, and colon and rectal surgeon in Charlotte, NC. Dr. Alter has a special interest in abdominal surgery. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He graduated from SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo. Dr. Alter is affiliated with Novant Health. He has an open panel.
Clinical interests: Abdominal Surgery
Dr. John McDonald works as a gynecologic oncologist and obstetrician. He attended Wake Forest University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Carolinas Medical Center for residency. Dr. McDonald takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. His distinctions include: Best Doctors in America-Gynecologic Oncology; Best Doctors in America Database; and Top Doctor-Gynecologic Oncology. He is professionally affiliated with Novant Health and Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. McDonald has an open panel.