We found 9 oncologists who accept PacifiCare near Brooklyn, NY.

Mark M. Souweidane - Memorial Sloan Kettering
Specializes in Oncology, Pediatric Neurosurgery
525 East 68th Street, Starr Pavilion; 651
New York, NY
 

Dr. Mark Souweidane's areas of specialization are oncology (cancer care) and pediatric neurosurgery; he sees patients in New York, NY. Patient reviews placed Dr. Souweidane at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Souweidane include cleft lip and palate, spinal cord tumor, and second opinions. He is affiliated with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital, and Weill Cornell Medicine. He takes Amerigroup, Coresource, Anthem, and more. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Dr. Souweidane studied medicine at Wayne State University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Souweidane trained at NYU Langone Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Souweidane include: New York Super Doctors; One of America's Top Doctors; and Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Souweidane (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Spanish, and German.

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Clinical interests: Second Opinions, Endoscopic Surgery, Brain Cancer, Back Problems, Laser Surgery, Neck Problems, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Shaun Allen Steigman, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Pediatric Thoracic Surgery, Pediatric Head and Neck Surgery
525 E 68th Street, Box 209; Division of Pediatric Surgery
New York, NY
 

Dr. Shaun Steigman's specialties are general surgery, surgical oncology (cancer surgery), and pediatric thoracic surgery. He practices in New York, NY and Brooklyn, NY. His areas of expertise include cancer surgery, lung surgery, and abnormal prenatal diagnosis. Dr. Steigman takes Coresource, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He graduated from New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He has received distinctions including New York Rising Stars; Isaac O. Mehrez Award for Surgical Excellence, Mt. Auburn Hospital; and Poster of Distinction, Massachussetts Chapter of American College of Surgeons, 54th Annual Meeting. Dr. Steigman (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Hebrew and Spanish. He is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital, and Weill Cornell Medicine. He is not currently accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Neonatal Surgery, Circumcision, Esophagus Problems, Surgical Procedures, Thoracic Surgery ... (Read more)

Dr. Demetri J Merianos, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology, Pediatric Thoracic Surgery, Pediatric Head and Neck Surgery
263 Seventh Avenue; Suite #3b, Nym Medical Pavilion
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Demetri Merianos is a specialist in surgical oncology (cancer surgery), pediatric thoracic surgery, and pediatric head and neck surgery. He works in New York, NY and Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Merianos is a graduate of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and a graduate of Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania's residency program. His areas of expertise include the following: gynecological problems, cancer surgery, and pectus excavatum. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Merianos takes. He has received professional recognition including the following: New York Rising Stars; Weill Cornell Medical Center Excellence in Teaching Award; and National Merit Scholarship. In addition to English, Dr. Merianos (or staff) speaks Spanish and Greek. His hospital/clinic affiliations include NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital, and Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Circumcision, Esophagus Problems, Lung Problems, Surgical Procedures, Thoracic Surgery Procedures, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
500 4th Avenue; Suite 1
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Monique Hartley-Brown is a hematologist and adult oncologist in Brooklyn, NY. Her clinical interests include bladder cancer, platelet disorders, and leukemia. She is professionally affiliated with New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital. Dr. Hartley-Brown is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Coresource, and Anthem, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending New York University (NYU) School of Medicine, she completed her residency training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College.

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Clinical interests: Vulvar Cancer, Urologic Cancer, Brain Cancer, Sickle Cell Disease, Kidney Cancer, Oral Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Hani Lamei Ashamalla, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
506 Sixth Street
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Hani Ashamalla is a radiation oncologist. His areas of expertise include pancreas problems, brachytherapy (seed implants), and hodgkin's lymphoma. Coresource, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ashamalla accepts. After completing medical school at Ain Shams University Faculty of Medicine, he performed his residency at New York Methodist Hospital. He has received the distinction of New York Super Doctors. Dr. Ashamalla (or staff) speaks the following languages: Mandarin, Arabic, and Korean. He is professionally affiliated with New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Brain Cancer, Oral Cancer, Pancreas Problems, Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Cervical Cancer, Uterine Cancer, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Jennifer Lynn Marti, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Head and Neck Surgery, General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
156 William Street; 12th Floor
New York, NY
 

Dr. Jennifer Marti's specialties are plastic surgery, head and neck surgery, and general surgery. She practices in Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, and Suite 507, NY. Her education and training includes medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and residency at NYU Langone Medical Center. Her areas of expertise include the following: minimally invasive parathyroidectomy, thyroid cancer, and thyroid surgery. Dr. Marti is in-network for Amerigroup, Coresource, and Anthem, as well as other insurance carriers. She has received professional recognition including the following: New York Rising Stars. Dr. Marti (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Arabic, and Spanish. She is affiliated with New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Breast Biopsy, Lumpectomy, Hyperparathyroidism, Minimally Invasive ... (Read more)

Dr. Revathy Sundaram, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology, Pediatric Oncology
263 7th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Revathy Sundaram sees patients in Brooklyn, NY and New York, NY. Her medical specialties are pediatric hematology and pediatric oncology. Dr. Sundaram (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu, Telugu, and Arabic. In Dr. Sundaram's practice, she is particularly interested in leukemia, anemia, and sickle cell disease. She is affiliated with New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital. Dr. Sundaram obtained her medical school training at Madras Medical College and performed her residency at Long Island College Hospital and a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Amerigroup, Coresource, and Anthem are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sundaram honors.

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Clinical interests: Sickle Cell Disease, Blood Disorders, Leukemia, Cancer, Anemia, Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Thalassemia

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Dr. Alan Bennett Astrow, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
263 7th Avenue; Suite #5a
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Alan Astrow is an adult hematology and adult oncology specialist. On average, patients gave him a rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Astrow's areas of clinical interest consist of ovarian cancer, breast cancer, and cervical cancer. He is professionally affiliated with New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital. Dr. Astrow is in-network for Amerigroup, Coresource, and Anthem, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Yale School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Boston Medical Center. He has received the distinction of New York Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Ovarian Cancer, Cancer, Breast Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Uterine Cancer

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Dr. Jolanta Gubernat Kulpa, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Oncology, Hematology
263 7th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Jolanta Kulpa is a specialist in oncology (cancer care) and hematology (blood disorders). Her areas of clinical interest consist of anemia, sickle cell disease, and hodgkin's lymphoma. Dr. Kulpa takes several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Coresource, and Anthem. She is a graduate of MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and a graduate of Lenox Hill Hospital's residency program. Dr. Kulpa (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Polish and Hindi. She is affiliated with New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Sickle Cell Disease, Blood Disorders, Cancer, Anemia, Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Lymphoma, Bleeding ... (Read more)

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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.