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We found 7 medical oncologists who accept Group Health Incorporated near Hawthorne, NY.

Dr. Stuart Paul Feldman, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
210 Westchester Avenue
White Plains, NY
 

Dr. Stuart Feldman's specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Before performing his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College, Dr. Feldman attended George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences for medical school. Dr. Feldman is an in-network provider for Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), ConnectiCare, and POMCO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, White Plains Hospital, and WESTMED Medical Group. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Platelet Disorders, Tumor, Colon Cancer, Lung Cancer, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Multiple Myeloma, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Julie Ann Monroe, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
210 Westchester Avenue
White Plains, NY
 

Dr. Julie Monroe is an adult hematologist, adult oncologist, and medical oncologist. She honors Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), ConnectiCare, POMCO, and more. After completing medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College, Dr. Monroe performed her residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Monroe (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, Greek, and French. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include White Plains Hospital, WESTMED Medical Group, and Greenwich Hospital. She welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Matthew Seth Weissler, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
210 Westchester Avenue
White Plains, NY
 

Dr. Matthew Weissler's medical specialty is adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He graduated from New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Weissler's clinical interests encompass coagulation disorders. He is in-network for Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), ConnectiCare, and POMCO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Weissler is conversant in Spanish. His professional affiliations include White Plains Hospital, WESTMED Medical Group, and Greenwich Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Coagulation Disorders

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Dr. Delong Liu, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
19 Bradhurst Avenue; Suite 2100
Hawthorne, NY
 

Dr. Delong Liu practices adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology in Hawthorne, NY, Valhalla, NY, and New Rochelle, NY. Dr. Liu (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin, Arabic, and Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Westchester Medical Center, Phelps Memorial Hospital Center, and Phelps Memorial Hospital Association. After attending Henan Medical University for medical school, he completed his residency training at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia. He accepts Amerigroup, Child Health Plus, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Jarett L Feldman, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
210 Westchester Avenue
White Plains, NY
 

Dr. Jarett Feldman works as a hematologist, adult oncologist, and medical oncologist. He is professionally affiliated with White Plains Hospital, WESTMED Medical Group, and Northern Westchester Hospital (NWH). He takes several insurance carriers, including Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), ConnectiCare, and POMCO. Dr. Feldman is open to new patients. Before completing his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College, Dr. Feldman attended medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

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Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
19 Bradhurst Avenue; Suite 2750s
Hawthorne, NY
 

Dr. Michael Fanucchi is a medical specialist in adult oncology and medical oncology. He is in-network for Amerigroup, Fidelis, and Elderplan, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Fanucchi speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin and Cantonese.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
19 Bradhurst Avenue; Suite 2100
Hawthorne, NY
 

Dr. Karen Seiter is a specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. She works in Hawthorne, NY and New Rochelle, NY. Dr. Seiter is professionally affiliated with Westchester Medical Center, Phelps Memorial Hospital Center, and Phelps Memorial Hospital Association. She is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. She is a graduate of New York Medical College. Dr. Seiter (or staff) is conversant in Urdu, Mandarin, and Spanish.

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What is Medical Oncology?

Medical oncologists are physicians who treat cancer through the use of medication, usually chemotherapy. Often a medical oncologist is the doctor in charge of a cancer patient’s health care, and this doctor may organize and coordinate all the care the patient receives, even that from other specialists.

Oncologist is a fancy word for a physician who treats cancer. There are three main types of oncologists: surgical oncologists perform surgery, radiation oncologists provide radiation therapy, and medical oncologists treat cancer with chemotherapy and other medication. There are also other distinctions between oncologists. For example, some oncologists specialize only in one or two tumor types (such as breast cancer or lung cancer), and pediatric oncologists only treat children and teens. However, all medical oncologists will be knowledgeable about the use of medicine to treat cancer.

While traditional chemotherapy is the most common medication used to treat cancer, other medications that a medical oncologist might use include hormonal therapies (such as Tamoxifen) or a newer kind of treatment called targeted therapy. Targeted therapy medications act only on cancer cells, while chemotherapy acts on all dividing cells in the body.

The care provided by medical oncologists usually begins when cancer is first suspected. They diagnose and stage cancer, or describe how serious it is. Medical oncologists are often the ones to explain to patients where their cancer is located, how severe their case is, and what treatment is recommended. They manage treatment and follow-up care after the cancer is removed, or they provide palliative care for patients whose cancer cannot be successfully treated.

Medical oncologists typically work with a group of health care providers that form a cancer team to provide care for each patient. The cancer team can include other physicians (such as oncologists and pathologists), oncological nurses, or social workers. Each specialist brings a very specific set of skills to the team, so working together as one unit, they offer a greater breadth of knowledge and skills for each patient.