- 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 5 oncologists near Shelby, NC.
Dr. Obiageli Ogbata is an adult hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist. After attending the University of Nigeria Faculty of Medical Sciences for medical school, Dr. Ogbata completed her residency training at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. Her clinical interests include breast cancer and head and neck cancer. She accepts Medicare insurance. She is affiliated with Carolinas Medical Center-Mercy, Carolinas Medical Center-Pineville, and Carolinas Medical Center-University.
Clinical interests: Urologic Disorders, Cancer, Breast Cancer, Head and Neck Cancer
Dr. Helen Maddux is a radiation oncologist in Shelby, NC and Charlotte, NC. Her areas of expertise include external beam radiation therapy (EBRT). Dr. Maddux honors Medicare insurance. She attended medical school at Wake Forest University School of Medicine. Her medical residency was performed at Nationwide Children's Hospital and North Carolina Memorial Hospital. She offers interpreting services for her patients. Dr. Maddux is affiliated with Cleveland Regional Medical Center.
Clinical interests: External Beam Radiation Therapy
Dr. Forrest Thompson sees patients in Shelby, NC. His medical specialties are adult oncology and medical oncology. He has indicated that his clinical interests include cancer. Dr. Thompson is affiliated with Gaston Memorial Hospital and Cleveland Regional Medical Center. He is a graduate of Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Thompson completed a residency program at Greenville Health System. He is in-network for Medicare insurance.
Clinical interests: Cancer
Dr. David Graham is a specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: bladder cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, and kidney cancer. Dr. Graham is professionally affiliated with Carolinas HealthCare System. He takes Medicare insurance. His education and training includes medical school at Mayo Medical School and residency at Mayo Clinic.
Clinical interests: Bladder Cancer, Urologic Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Blood Disorders, Cancer, Non-Small Cell Lung ... (Read more)