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We found 4 oncologists who accept Gold Navigate Plus 1500 near Bronx, NY.

Dr. Ran Reshef, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
630 W 168th Street; Box 4
New York, NY

Dr. Ran Reshef practices adult hematology and adult oncology. His clinical interests encompass cancer, bone marrow transplant, and blood disorders. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Vytra, United Healthcare HSA, and more. Dr. Reshef is a graduate of Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine. He has received distinctions including Sternberg Research Award, Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania; Bradley Fellow Research Award, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania; and Austrian Junior Faculty Award, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. He is conversant in Hebrew. Dr. Reshef is professionally affiliated with ColumbiaDoctors. Dr. Reshef welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Blood Disorders, Bone Marrow Transplant, Cancer

Dr. Daniel A Weiser, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology, Pediatric Oncology
1825 Eastchester Road
Bronx, NY

Dr. Daniel Weiser is a physician who specializes in pediatric hematology and pediatric oncology. In addition to English, Dr. Weiser (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Hebrew, and Arabic. His areas of expertise include cancer. He is professionally affiliated with Montefiore Medical Center. Dr. Weiser studied medicine at Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine. He trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center for residency. He is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Thyroid Problems, Liver Tumor, Tumor, Adrenal Disorders, Cancer, Cancer Genetics, Kidney Problems

Dr. Maury Michael Rosenstein, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
Montefiore Medical Park at 1625 Poplar; 1625 Poplar Street
Bronx, NY

Dr. Maury Rosenstein's specialty is radiation oncology. He honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Wake Forest University School of Medicine and a graduate of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center's residency program. Dr. Rosenstein is affiliated with Montefiore Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Breast Issues, Cancer

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2330 Eastchester Road
Bronx, NY

Dr. Judit Gellen, who practices in Bronx, NY and Olean, NY, is a medical specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Gellen (or staff) is conversant in Hebrew and Spanish. Dr. Gellen is affiliated with Montefiore Medical Center - Wakefield Division Hospital. She graduated from Semmelweis University Faculty of Medicine. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and United Healthcare POS.

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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.