We found 4 oncologists who accept Medicare near Lockport, NY.

Dr. Ronald Jay Kossow, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
810 Davison Road
Lockport, NY

Dr. Ronald Kossow's medical specialty is radiation oncology. Before performing his residency at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview and Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, Dr. Kossow attended New York Medical College for medical school. He is in-network for Medicaid and Medicare insurance. Dr. Kossow is professionally affiliated with Kaleida Health.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
810 Davison Road
Lockport, NY

Dr. William Chen's specialty is radiation oncology. He accepts Medicare insurance. His education and training includes medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and residency at the University Hospitals, Cleveland. Dr. Chen is affiliated with Kaleida Health.

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Dr. Won Sam S Yi, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
810 Davison Road
Lockport, NY

Dr. Won Yi works as a radiation oncologist in Williamsville, NY, Kenmore, NY, and Lockport, NY. Patient reviews placed Dr. Yi at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. He is professionally affiliated with Eastern Niagara Hospital Lockport Division, Kenmore Mercy Hospital, and Degraff Memorial Hospital. He is in-network for Family Health Plus, Medicaid, and Medicare insurance. After attending the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry for medical school, Dr. Yi completed his residency training at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Dr. Yi (or staff) speaks Arabic, Korean, and Spanish.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
16 Davison Court
Lockport, NY

Dr. Robert Zielinski's areas of specialization are adult hematology and adult oncology. He graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University. He completed his residency training at Erie County Medical Center. Dr. Zielinski takes Medicaid, Medicare, and Railroad Medicare insurance. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Kenmore Mercy Hospital, Sisters of Charity Hospital, and Kaleida Health.

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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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