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We found 6 surgical oncologists who accept Medicare near Las Vegas, NV.

Dr. Ronald Wilfred Hillock, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2800 E. Desert; Inn Rd.#100
Las Vegas, NV
 

Dr. Ronald Hillock practices surgical oncology (cancer surgery) and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery in Las Vegas, NV and Henderson, NV. He is conversant in Spanish. He has a special interest in hip replacement, knee replacement, and arthritis. Dr. Hillock is a graduate of Loma Linda University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Hillock completed residency programs at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and William Beaumont Army Medical Center. Patient ratings for Dr. Hillock average 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors Humana Gold, Molina Healthcare, and Humana, as well as other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Tumor, Hip Problems, Elbow Problems, Joint Surgery, Shoulder Problems, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
1707 W Charleston Boulevard; #160
Las Vegas, NV
 

Dr. Jennifer Baynosa specializes in general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery) and practices in Las Vegas, NV. Her average rating from her patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Baynosa takes. Dr. Baynosa is a graduate of the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine. Dr. Baynosa trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Nevada for her residency. She speaks Spanish.

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Dr. Chantal Roxanne Reyna, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
2040 W. Charleston Boulevard; #302
Las Vegas, NV
 

Dr. Chantal Reyna's areas of specialization are general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Reyna graduated from the University of Nevada School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Nevada. She is professionally affiliated with The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

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Dr. Charles Randolph St. Hill, MS, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
1707 W Charleston Boulevard; Suite 160
Las Vegas, NV
 

Dr. Charles St Hill is a Las Vegas, NV physician who specializes in general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). In addition to English, Dr. St Hill speaks Spanish. His clinical interests include cancer surgery, pancreas problems, and gallbladder problems. He is affiliated with MountainView Hospital. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine. Dr. St Hill completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Nevada. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Clinical interests: Cancer Surgery, Biliary Disorders, Colon Problems, Skin Cancer, Adrenal Disorders, Gallbladder ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
1111 Shadow Lane
Las Vegas, NV
 

Dr. Wydell Williams is a general surgeon and cancer surgeon. Patient ratings for Dr. Williams average 3.0 stars out of 5. His professional affiliations include Southern Hills Hospital and MountainView Hospital. Dr. Williams is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. He graduated from Meharry Medical College.

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Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
1707 W Charleston Boulevard; #160, Patient Care Center
Las Vegas, NV
 

Dr. Daniel Kirgan's areas of specialization are general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery); he sees patients in Las Vegas, NV. Dr. Kirgan is affiliated with MountainView Hospital. He attended George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences for medical school and subsequently trained at the University Medical Center of Southern Nevada for residency. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kirgan honors.

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What is Surgical Oncology?

Surgical oncology is the use of surgery to diagnose or treat cancer, or to manage the symptoms of cancer. The Egyptians pioneered the treatment of cancer using surgery, removing breast tumors as early as the seventh century. These days, surgical oncology is much more complex and effective. Most cancer treatments involve surgery, and in some cases it is the only treatment needed.

Surgical oncologists work together with medical oncologists and radiation oncologists to provide care for cancer patients. Along with medical oncologists, surgical oncologists tend to be the primary providers of cancer treatment. Almost every cancer patient will have a medical or surgical oncologist who is in charge of managing their treatment and making decisions about their care.

The specialized knowledge of a surgical oncologist is less about surgical techniques (which may be very similar to techniques used by a general surgeon) and more about an understanding of cancer itself. Surgical oncologists have an advanced knowledge of how cancer presents and changes, and they know the best way to use surgery to treat cancer.

Surgical oncology is a rapidly advancing specialty, and many new techniques and procedures have been developed in recent years, including minimally invasive surgery and robotic surgery. A surgical oncologist is able to safely wield these complicated techniques to remove tumors from the body.