We found 18 oncologists who accept Health Net near Belleville, NJ.

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Dr. Bernard Joel Lehrhoff, MD
Specializes in Urologic Oncology, Other
659 Kearny Avenue
Kearny, NJ
 

Dr. Bernard Lehrhoff is a specialist in urologic oncology. He works in Westfield, NJ, Cranford, NJ, and Kearny, NJ. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. His professional affiliations include Clara Maass Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway. Dr. Lehrhoff is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Lehrhoff attended UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at NYU Langone Medical Center. Dr. Lehrhoff (or staff) speaks the following languages: Sign Language, Spanish, and Portuguese.

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Clinical interests: Cancer

Dr. Kenneth Scott Ring, MD
Specializes in Urologic Oncology, Other
659 Kearny Avenue
Kearny, NJ
 

Dr. Kenneth Ring is an urologic oncology specialist in Westfield, NJ, Cranford, NJ, and Kearny, NJ. Dr. Ring's areas of expertise consist of erectile dysfunction (impotence), kidney stones, and incontinence. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Coventry. Dr. Ring studied medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, and Columbia University Medical Center. He speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Clara Maass Medical Center, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway, and Overlook Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Infertility, Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney Stones, Urologic Disorders, Cancer, Kidney ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Alan Ivker, DO
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
375 Mount Pleasant Avenue; Suite 251
West Orange, NJ
 

Dr. Robert Ivker is a radiation oncology specialist. He studied medicine at Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency training at Beth Israel Medical Center, New York. Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ivker honors. Dr. Ivker is affiliated with Newark Beth Israel Medical Center.

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Dr. Mark Ian Miller, MD
Specializes in Urologic Oncology, Other
659 Kearny Avenue
Kearny, NJ
 

Dr. Mark Miller's specialty is urologic oncology. He is conversant in Spanish. These areas are among Dr. Miller's clinical interests: bladder infection, erectile dysfunction (impotence), and kidney stones. His professional affiliations include Clara Maass Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway. He attended Weill Cornell Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center for residency. Patient ratings for Dr. Miller average 3.0 stars out of 5. He takes Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more.

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Clinical interests: Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction, Kidney Stones, Female Urologic Disorders, Urologic Disorders, ... (Read more)

Dr. John August Conti, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
36 Newark Avenue; Suite 304
Belleville, NJ
 

Dr. John Conti's specialties are adult hematology and adult oncology. He practices in Belleville, NJ and Montclair, NJ. He attended medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. Areas of expertise for Dr. Conti include biopsy and bone marrow aspiration. Dr. Conti takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, Community Care Network (CCN), and more. He has received professional recognition including the following: Montclair Super Doctors. Dr. Conti (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Italian. He is professionally affiliated with Clara Maass Medical Center and Saint Barnabas Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Bone Marrow Aspiration, Biopsy

Dr. Alan J Lippman, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology, Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
36 Newark Avenue; Suite 304
Belleville, NJ
 

Dr. Alan Lippman's specialties are gynecologic oncology, adult hematology, and adult oncology. He practices in Belleville, NJ and Montclair, NJ. Dr. Lippman honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Community Care Network (CCN), in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center for residency. He has received the following distinction: Montclair Super Doctors. Dr. Lippman is affiliated with Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Clara Maass Medical Center.

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Dr. Andreas Alexandros Savopoulos, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
81 Northfield Avenue; Suite 101
West Orange, NJ
 

Dr. Andreas Savopoulos is an adult hematology and adult oncology specialist. Dr. Savopoulos is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, Coventry, and more. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Athens Faculty of Medicine and residency at United Hospitals Medical Center, Newark. He has received professional recognition including the following: Montclair Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Clara Maass Medical Center and Saint Barnabas Medical Center.

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Dr. Sitamahalakshima M Yerramalli, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
36 Newark Avenue; Suite 304
Belleville, NJ
 

Dr. Sitamahalakshmi Yerramalli is a medical specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Community Care Network (CCN), in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Yerramalli attended Osmania Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at United Hospitals Medical Center, Newark for residency. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Clara Maass Medical Center and Saint Barnabas Medical Center.

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Dr. Hemalatha Vasireddy, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
36 Newark Avenue; Suite 304
Belleville, NJ
 

Dr. Hemalatha Vasireddy specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Vasireddy takes Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Guntur Medical College, she performed her residency at New York Methodist Hospital. Dr. Vasireddy (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Russian. Her professional affiliations include Clara Maass Medical Center and Saint Barnabas Medical Center.

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Dr. Said A Saleh, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
36 Newark Avenue; Suite 304
Belleville, NJ
 

Dr. Said Saleh is an adult hematologist and oncologist in Belleville, NJ and Montlcair, NJ. Dr. Saleh has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Saleh honors. For his professional training, Dr. Saleh completed a residency program at St. Michael's Medical Center, Newark. Dr. Saleh's professional affiliations include Clara Maass Medical Center and Saint Barnabas Medical Center.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1 Clara Maass Road
Belleville, NJ
 

Dr. Carol Kornmehl is a medical specialist in radiation oncology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Kornmehl include radiation therapy. She is affiliated with St. Francis Hospital, Clara Maass Medical Center, and Saint Barnabas Medical Center. Dr. Kornmehl graduated from Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine and SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. She trained at Kings County Hospital Center for residency. Dr. Kornmehl takes Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Radiation Therapy

Dr. Nirmala R Kania, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
310 Central Avenue; Suite 106
East Orange, NJ
 

Dr. Nirmala Kania's areas of specialization are adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Kania takes Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. She is a graduate of UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and Government Medical College, Surat. For her professional training, Dr. Kania completed a residency program at United Hospitals Medical Center, Newark. Her professional affiliations include Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Saint Barnabas Medical Center.

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Dr. Nirmala Saraf, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
310 Central Avenue; Suite 103
East Orange, NJ
 

Dr. Nirmala Saraf is an adult hematology and adult oncology specialist. She honors Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. She graduated from Gandhi Medical College Bhopal, Barkatullah University. Dr. Saraf's hospital/clinic affiliations include Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Clara Maass Medical Center, and Saint Barnabas Medical Center.

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Dr. Jashvant S Amin, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Geriatrics
181 Franklin Avenue; Suite 302
Nutley, NJ
 

Dr. Jashvant Amin specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and geriatrics (elderly care) and practices in Orange, NJ and Nutley, NJ. He is affiliated with Clara Maass Medical Center. He accepts Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. After completing medical school at Medical College Baroda, Dr. Amin performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ).

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
127 Pine Street
Montclair, NJ
 

Dr. Charles Sagorin specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Sagorin is in-network for AARP, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. He trained at Jacobi Medical Center for residency. He has received the distinction of Montclair Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Clara Maass Medical Center.

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Dr. Anthony Botti, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
349 Northfield Avenue; Suite 200
Livingston, NJ
 

Dr. Anthony Botti specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology. Patients gave Dr. Botti an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is affiliated with Saint Barnabas Medical Center. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and Great-West Healthcare are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Botti accepts. He trained at Interfaith Medical Center for his residency.

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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.
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