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We found 18 radiation oncologists who accept Amerigroup near Lake Success, NY.

Dr. Jed Michael Pollack, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
450 Lakeville Road
New Hyde Park, NY
 

Dr. Jed Pollack practices radiation oncology in Garden City, NY, New York, NY, and New Hyde Park, NY. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Pollack takes several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield. He graduated from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. Dr. Pollack (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin, Hebrew, and Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include North Shore University Hospital, Lenox Hill Hospital, and Glen Cove Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Janna Zeola Andrews, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology, Other
264 Old Country Road
Mineola, NY
 

Dr. Janna Andrews is a radiation oncologist. On average, patients gave her a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. She honors Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. Dr. Andrews studied medicine at Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. Andrews is conversant in French. She is professionally affiliated with North Shore University Hospital, Huntington Hospital, and Lenox Hill Hospital. She welcomes new patients.

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Dr. May Lim, MPH, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
158-06 Northern Boulevard
Flushing, NY
 

Dr. May Lim is a medical specialist in radiation oncology. Dr. Lim (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Arabic, and Korean. Her professional affiliations include St. Francis Hospital, Phelps Memorial Hospital Center, and St. John's Episcopal Hospital. She obtained her medical school training at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School. She is in-network for Amerigroup, AARP, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Lim's office for an appointment.

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Dr. John Worthington Ames, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
450 Lakeville Road
New Hyde Park, NY
 

Dr. John Ames practices radiation oncology. Patient reviews placed Dr. Ames at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Dr. Ames speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Syosset Hospital, Huntington Hospital, and Lenox Hill Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Dr. Evelyn Sue Marienberg, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
300 Community Drive
Manhasset, NY
 

Dr. Evelyn Marienberg is a radiation oncologist. Dr. Marienberg (or staff) speaks Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian. Dr. Marienberg's professional affiliations include North Shore University Hospital, Huntington Hospital, and Glen Cove Hospital. She obtained her medical school training at Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine and performed her residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Patient ratings for Dr. Marienberg average 5.0 stars out of 5. She honors Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. She has received distinctions including Castle Connolly Top Doctor and Women In Medicine. Dr. Marienberg's practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Vishal Gupta, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
233 East Shore Road
Great Neck, NY
 

Dr. Vishal Gupta works as a radiation oncologist. These areas are among his clinical interests: basal cell carcinoma, esophageal cancer, and lung cancer. Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and POMCO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gupta honors. He attended Rush Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis for residency. He is affiliated with Bronx VA Medical Center. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Thyroid Cancer, Vaginal Cancer, Basal Cell Carcinoma, Bone Cancer, Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Larynx ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
3111 New Hyde Park Road; A Division of Imp
North Hills, NY
 

Dr. Arvin Adler's medical specialty is radiation oncology. In addition to English, Dr. Adler (or staff) speaks Spanish and Haitian Creole. He is professionally affiliated with The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. He is a graduate of New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and a graduate of Montefiore Medical Center's residency program. Dr. Adler is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Cigna, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Louis Potters, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
300 Community Drive
Manhasset, NY
 

Dr. Louis Potters works as a radiation oncologist. He graduated from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Potters accepts Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Potters (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Hebrew, and Spanish. Dr. Potters's hospital/clinic affiliations include Syosset Hospital, Lenox Hill Hospital, and Phelps Memorial Hospital Center. He welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Maged Mofied Ghaly, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
270-05 76th Avenue
New Hyde Park, NY
 

Dr. Maged Ghaly is a medical specialist in radiation oncology. Dr. Ghaly studied medicine at Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Ghaly is 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Ghaly is conversant in Arabic. His professional affiliations include North Shore University Hospital, Lenox Hill Hospital, and St. Catherine of Siena Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Dr. Beatrice F Bloom, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
300 Community Drive
Manhasset, NY
 

Dr. Beatrice Bloom is a radiation oncologist in Manhasset, NY, New Hyde Park, NY, and Glen Cove, NY. The average patient rating for Dr. Bloom is 5.0 stars out of 5. Her professional affiliations include Lenox Hill Hospital, Glen Cove Hospital, and Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center. She accepts Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment. She attended medical school at Albany Medical College. Dr. Bloom (or staff) is conversant in Urdu, Mandarin, and Arabic.

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Dr. Jonathan Ps Petrus Sandberg Knisely, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
300 Community Drive
Manhasset, NY
 

Dr. Jonathan Knisely is a physician who specializes in radiation oncology. Dr. Knisely (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian. His professional affiliations include Syosset Hospital, Glen Cove Hospital, and Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center. He graduated from Penn State College of Medicine and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Knisely honors several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Dr. Lucille Nichols Lee, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
27005 76th Avenue
New Hyde Park, NY
 

Dr. Lucille Lee is a specialist in radiation oncology. Her patients gave her an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Lee is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include North Shore University Hospital, Lenox Hill Hospital, and Glen Cove Hospital. She welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Kapilagauri Jay Parikh, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
Mary Immaculate Hospital; 152-11 89th Avenue
Jamaica, NY
 

Dr. Kapilagauri Parikh is a medical specialist in radiation oncology. Her areas of expertise include brachytherapy (seed implants), lung cancer, and hodgkin's lymphoma. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Child Health Plus, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dr. Parikh attended medical school at Seth G.S. Medical College. In addition to English, Dr. Parikh (or staff) speaks Urdu, Arabic, and Spanish. She is affiliated with New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Brachytherapy, Anal Cancer, Skin Cancer, Oral Cancer, Lung Cancer, Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Lymphoma, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Brett Wayne Cox, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
270-05 76th Avenue
New Hyde Park, NY
 

Dr. Brett Cox is a radiation oncologist in New York, NY and New Hyde Park, NY. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Cox is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. He attended medical school at Harvard Medical School. He is professionally affiliated with North Shore University Hospital, Lenox Hill Hospital, and Glen Cove Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Phillip M Vigneri, MD, DO
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
300 Community Drive
Manhasset, NY
 

Dr. Phillip Vigneri is a radiation oncologist. He is affiliated with Staten Island University Hospital - South, Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center, and North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset. He honors Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Vigneri welcomes new patients. He attended medical school at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Vigneri (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin, Arabic, and Spanish.

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Dr. Sewitt Teckie, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
450 Lakeville Road; Department of Radiation Medicine
Lake Success, NY
 

Dr. Sewit Teckie sees patients in Lake Success, NY, New York, NY, and New Hyde Park, NY. Dr. Sewit Teckie's medical specialty is radiation oncology. Dr. Teckie is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Teckie attended medical school at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Teckie has received professional recognition including the following: New York Rising Stars. Dr. Teckie (or staff) speaks the following languages: Mandarin, Hebrew, and Arabic. Dr. Teckie's professional affiliations include North Shore University Hospital, Huntington Hospital, and Lenox Hill Hospital. Dr. Teckie is accepting new patients.

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What is Radiation Oncology?

Radiation oncologists are physicians who are specially trained in the safe use of radiation to treat cancer. Usually, they will manage a patient’s entire radiation treatment, from the imaging that will guide decisions, to the choices about what kind of radiation therapy to use.

Radiation is one of the few substances that can kill cancer cells and even shrink tumors. It does this by damaging DNA. When DNA becomes sufficiently damaged, cells can no longer reproduce, and they stop growing and die. Cancer cells are more susceptible to radiation than healthy tissue, because they reproduce faster. So typically, cancer cells exposed to radiation will be affected faster than healthy cells will. However it’s still important to protect healthy tissue as much as possible.

There are three ways that radiation can be delivered to the body. It can come from outside the body, delivered by a machine in much the same way x-rays are taken. This is called external-beam radiation. Sometimes the radiation is delivered internally, which is called brachytherapy. Tiny pellets of radioactive material are placed directly onto the cancer, where they can release radiation for a period of time. Some cancers are best treated systemically, with radioactive substances that travel through the bloodstream. Radiation oncologists decide which type of radiation therapy is best, developing a treatment plan for each patient that maximizes the benefits of the radiation while minimizing the risk to any healthy tissue.

Radiation oncologists may work with other kinds of physicians, such as medical oncologists or surgeons, to treat their patients. Sometimes patients are anxious about radiation therapy because it sounds dangerous. But radiation therapy won’t turn you radioactive. It’s safe, and so effective against many different types of cancer that it is one of the most common cancer treatments. Depending on the treatment, it may not even have noticeable side effects.

Radiation oncologists can be important allies in your fight against cancer.