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We found 4 hematologists who accept WellCare Choice near Glen Cove, NY.

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Dr. Vincent Paul Vinciguerra, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
300 Community Drive, Don Monti Division Medical Oncology/hem; North Shore University Hospital - Manhasse
Manhasset, NY
 

Dr. Vincent Vinciguerra practices adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He attended medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine. Patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Vinciguerra accepts Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: New York Super Doctors. Dr. Vinciguerra (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Italian. His professional affiliations include Glen Cove Hospital, Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center, and North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset. His practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Reed Ellis Phillips, MD
Specializes in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
5 Brewster Street
Glen Cove, NY
 

Dr. Reed Phillips specializes in hospice and palliative medicine (end-of-life care and serious illness), adult hematology, and adult oncology. Dr. Phillips's hospital/clinic affiliations include Glen Cove Hospital and North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset. He takes several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield. He has an open panel. He studied medicine at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine.

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Dr. Eileen Sheehy Milano, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
Glen Cove Hospital - Don Monti Center; 101 St. Andrews Lane
Glen Cove, NY
 

Dr. Eileen Milano is an adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology specialist in Glen Cove, NY. Patients gave Dr. Milano an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, HealthSmart, and more. She is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include North Shore University Hospital and Glen Cove Hospital. She is open to new patients.

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Dr. Crina D Vintila, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
101 Saint Andrews Lane
Glen Cove, NY
 

Dr. Crina Vintila-Brebenel works as a hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist. She studied medicine at Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy. Dr. Vintila-Brebenel has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield. In addition to English, Dr. Vintila-Brebenel (or staff) speaks Romanian, Spanish, and Greek. She is professionally affiliated with Glen Cove Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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What is Hematology?

Hematology is a medical specialty that focuses on diseases of the blood, bone marrow, and lymphatic system. Blood flows to every cell in our body and is extremely important to our survival. Problems with the production of blood cells or cancers that affect the blood can be very dangerous. Hematologists treat these and other diseases, such as:
  • Anemia, a low level of red blood cells
  • Low levels of white blood cells or platelets
  • Bleeding disorders, such as hemophilia
  • Clotting disorders, such as deep vein thrombosis
  • Cancers of the blood, such as leukemia and lymphoma

To diagnose a blood disorder, hematologists may look at the blood under a microscope in a procedure called a blood smear. They may order a lab test of the blood called a complete blood count. This test measures the levels of red and white blood cells, platelets, and hemoglobin in your blood. They may do lab tests to measure the levels of proteins in your blood needed for bleeding and clotting. They may even do a bone marrow biopsy to check a small sample of bone marrow for problems in how blood is being produced.

A hematologist may work with all kinds of patients. Specialized hematologists called pediatric hematologists work only with children. All hematologists work to diagnose disease and prescribe treatments in order to care for their patients. They also work with general practice physicians, pediatricians, oncologists, transplant specialists, and others to guide treatment. Healing any problems with your blood is the first step towards your whole body feeling better.