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 areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Feldman is in-network for Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), ConnectiCare, and POMCO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. His medical residency was performed at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Feldman is professionally affiliated with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, White Plains Hospital, and WESTMED Medical Group. He is accepting 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. Dr. Monroe (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, Greek, and French. She is professionally affiliated with White Plains Hospital, WESTMED Medical Group, and Greenwich Hospital. Dr. Monroe attended Weill Cornell Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College for residency. Dr. Monroe is an in-network provider for Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), ConnectiCare, and POMCO, as well as other insurance carriers. She is open to 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 areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. In addition to English, Dr. Weissler speaks Spanish. In his practice, he is particularly interested in coagulation disorders. He is affiliated with White Plains Hospital, WESTMED Medical Group, and Greenwich Hospital. Dr. Weissler 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. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), ConnectiCare, and POMCO. He has an open panel.

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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. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Child Health Plus, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dr. Liu studied medicine at Henan Medical University. For his residency, Dr. Liu trained at Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia. Dr. Liu (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin, Arabic, and Spanish. Dr. Liu is affiliated with Westchester Medical Center, Phelps Memorial Hospital Center, and Phelps Memorial Hospital Association.

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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 specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. 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. Dr. Feldman is an in-network provider for Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), ConnectiCare, and POMCO, in addition to other insurance carriers. His professional affiliations include White Plains Hospital, WESTMED Medical Group, and Northern Westchester Hospital (NWH). He welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Michael Paul Fanucchi, MD
Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
19 Bradhurst Avenue; Suite 2750s
Hawthorne, NY
 

Dr. Michael Fanucchi sees patients in Hawthorne, NY. His medical specialties are adult oncology and medical oncology. Dr. Fanucchi studied medicine at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. He honors Amerigroup, Fidelis, and Elderplan, as well as other insurance carriers. He speaks 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 works as an adult hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist. Dr. Seiter is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of New York Medical College. Dr. Seiter (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Mandarin, and Spanish. Dr. Seiter's hospital/clinic affiliations include Westchester Medical Center, Phelps Memorial Hospital Center, and Phelps Memorial Hospital Association.

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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.