We found 10 oncologists who accept Medicare near Cooperstown, NY.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1 Atwell Road
Cooperstown, NY
 

Dr. James Leonardo works as a hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist in Cooperstown, NY. He is an in-network provider for Medicaid and Medicare insurance. Dr. Leonardo studied medicine at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Leonardo (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin, Spanish, and French.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1 Atwell Road
Cooperstown, NY
 

Dr. Chandra Nataraj's area of specialization is radiation oncology. She accepts Amerigroup, Child Health Plus, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. She graduated from Kilpauk Medical College. Dr. Nataraj (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian. Dr. Nataraj is affiliated with the University of Maryland Medical System.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1 Atwell Road
Cooperstown, NY
 

Dr. Joy Anderson is a Cooperstown, NY physician who specializes in radiation oncology. She is an in-network provider for Medicaid and Medicare insurance. Dr. Anderson graduated from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Anderson (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Sign Language, Spanish, and Haitian Creole.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1 Atwell Road
Cooperstown, NY
 

Dr. Vinita Singh's areas of specialization are hospital medicine (hospitalist), adult hematology, and adult oncology. She honors Medicaid and Medicare insurance. She studied medicine at Armed Forces Medical College. Dr. Singh (or staff) speaks Spanish, Russian, and Hindi. She is affiliated with Upstate University Hospital, Oswego Hospital, and Crouse Hospital.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1 Atwell Road
Cooperstown, NY
 

Dr. Venu Thirukonda, who practices in Cooperstown, NY, is a medical specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Thirukonda is an in-network provider for Medicaid and Medicare insurance. He studied medicine at Madurai Medical College.

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Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
Bassett Physician Group; One Atwell Road
Cooperstown, NY
 

Dr. Eric Bravin is an adult oncologist and medical oncologist in Cooperstown, NY. He accepts the following insurance: Child Health Plus, Medicaid, and Medicare. Dr. Bravin attended medical school at Albany Medical College. In addition to English, Dr. Bravin (or staff) speaks Sign Language, Korean, and Spanish.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1 Atwell Road
Cooperstown, NY
 

Dr. Marcy Canary, who practices in East Albany Saint, NY and Cooperstown, NY, is a medical specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. She takes Family Health Plus, Medicaid, and Medicare insurance. She attended medical school at SUNY Upstate Medical University. Dr. Canary (or staff) is conversant in Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian.

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Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
1 Atwell Road
Cooperstown, NY
 

Dr. Maureen Killackey specializes in gynecologic oncology and practices in Cooperstown, NY and New York, NY. Dr. Killackey is in-network for Medicaid and Medicare insurance. She graduated from Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Killackey (or staff) speaks Sign Language, Korean, and Spanish.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1 Atwell Road
Cooperstown, NY
 

Dr. Danielle Knight is a specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. She works in Cooperstown, NY. She accepts Vytra, MagnaCare, and Cigna, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Knight attended medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. Dr. Knight (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Hebrew, and Korean. She is affiliated with South Nassau Communities Hospital.

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Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1 Atwell Road
Cooperstown, NY
 

Dr. Day Hills is a specialist in adult oncology and medical oncology. She works in Cooperstown, NY. Dr. Hills honors Medicaid and Medicare insurance. She attended medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Hills (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian.

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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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