We found 3 surgical oncologists who accept Medicare near Las Vegas, NV.

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

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

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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. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Nevada, Dr. Kirgan attended medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Kirgan takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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 general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery) specialist. He graduated from the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Nevada. Dr. St Hill's areas of expertise include cancer surgery, pancreas problems, and gallbladder problems. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. St Hill speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with MountainView Hospital.

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

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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.
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