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We found 24 radiation oncologists who accept Blue Cross/Blue Shield near New Hyde Park, NY.

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

Dr. Jed Pollack sees patients in Garden City, NY, New York, NY, and New Hyde Park, NY. His medical specialty is radiation oncology. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Pollack graduated from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. Dr. Pollack (or staff) speaks the following languages: Mandarin, Hebrew, and Spanish. His professional affiliations include North Shore University Hospital, Lenox Hill Hospital, and Glen Cove Hospital. Dr. Pollack has an open panel.

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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 specialist in radiation oncology. She works in Bay Shore, NY and Mineola, NY. She attended medical school at Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. Andrews is rated highly by her patients. She is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. She speaks French. She is affiliated with North Shore University Hospital, Huntington Hospital, and Lenox Hill Hospital. Dr. Andrews welcomes new patients.

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

Dr. Vishal Gupta's area of specialization is radiation oncology. After completing medical school at Rush Medical College, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis. Clinical interests for Dr. Gupta include basal cell carcinoma, esophageal cancer, and throat cancer. He honors Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and POMCO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Bronx VA Medical Center. Dr. Gupta has an open panel.

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

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

Dr. John Ames works as a radiation oncologist in Bay Shore, NY and New Hyde Park, NY. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Ames is professionally affiliated with Syosset Hospital, Huntington Hospital, and Lenox Hill Hospital. He 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. He attended medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Dr. Ames is conversant in Spanish.

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Dr. Evelyn Sue Marienberg, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
270-05 76th Avenue
New Hyde Park, NY
 

Dr. Evelyn Marienberg sees patients in Brooklyn, NY, Glen Cove, NY, and Manhasset, NY. Her medical specialty is radiation oncology. Dr. Marienberg (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian. Her professional affiliations include North Shore University Hospital, Huntington Hospital, and Glen Cove Hospital. Dr. Marienberg is a graduate of Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine and a graduate of Jackson Memorial Medical Center's residency program. Patient ratings for Dr. Marienberg average 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Marienberg accepts Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. She has received the following distinctions: Castle Connolly Top Doctor and Women In Medicine. Dr. Marienberg welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Louis Potters, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
Long Island Jewish Mc; 270-05 76th Avenue
New Hyde Park, NY
 

Dr. Louis Potters works as a radiation oncologist in Oceanside, NY, New Hyde Park, NY, and Manhasset, NY. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Potters accepts several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield. He attended medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. In addition to English, Dr. Potters (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Hebrew, and Spanish. His professional affiliations include Syosset Hospital, Lenox Hill Hospital, and Glen Cove Hospital. Dr. Potters is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Maged Mofied Ghaly, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
450 Lakeville Road
New Hyde Park, NY
 

Dr. Maged Ghaly, who practices in Smithtown, NY and New Hyde Park, NY, is a medical specialist in radiation oncology. Dr. Ghaly has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield. He graduated from Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine. He is conversant in Arabic. Dr. Ghaly's hospital/clinic affiliations include North Shore University Hospital, Lenox Hill Hospital, and St. Catherine of Siena Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Jay Leonard Bosworth, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
6 Ohio Drive; Suite 103
Lake Success, NY
 

Dr. Jay Bosworth is a radiation oncologist in Garden City, NY, Lake Success, NY, and Woodbury, NY. After completing medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Dr. Bosworth performed his residency at Jacobi Medical Center. He takes Vytra, Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He has received the distinction of New York Super Doctors. He is affiliated with St. Francis Hospital.

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

Dr. Shawn Zimberg sees patients in Plainview, NY, New Hyde Park, NY, and North Hills, NY. His medical specialty is radiation oncology. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. His professional affiliations include St. Joseph Hospital, Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center (Suffern, NY), and St. Francis Hospital. Dr. Zimberg is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Healthfirst. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School and residency at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

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Dr. Beatrice F Bloom, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
450 Lakeville Road
New Hyde Park, NY
 

Dr. Beatrice Bloom specializes in radiation oncology. She graduated from Albany Medical College. The average patient rating for Dr. Bloom is 5.0 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Bloom (or staff) is conversant in Urdu, Mandarin, and Arabic. Dr. Bloom is professionally affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital, Glen Cove Hospital, and Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center. She welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Jonathan Ps Petrus Sandberg Knisely, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
450 Lakeville Road
New Hyde Park, NY
 

Dr. Jonathan Knisely's specialty is radiation oncology. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. Dr. Knisely studied medicine at Penn State College of Medicine and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Knisely (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian. Dr. Knisely's professional affiliations include Syosset Hospital, Glen Cove Hospital, and Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center. He has an open panel.

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Dr. Lucille Nichols Lee, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
450 Lakeville Road
Lake Success, NY
 

Dr. Lucille Lee is a medical specialist in radiation oncology. Patients rated Dr. Lee highly, giving her an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. She is in-network 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. Dr. Lee is affiliated with North Shore University Hospital, Lenox Hill Hospital, and Glen Cove Hospital. She has an open panel.

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Dr. Brett Wayne Cox, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
450 Lakeville Road
New Hyde Park, NY
 

Dr. Brett Cox is a radiation oncology specialist. Patients gave Dr. Cox an average rating 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 is a graduate of Harvard Medical School. His hospital/clinic affiliations include North Shore University Hospital, Lenox Hill Hospital, and Glen Cove Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Cox's office for an appointment.

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

Dr. Phillip Vigneri is a specialist in radiation oncology. He is affiliated with Staten Island University Hospital - South, Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center, and North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset. Dr. Vigneri takes Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients. Dr. Vigneri attended medical school at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Vigneri (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin, Arabic, and Spanish.

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Dr. Stephen Chaim Rush, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1129 Northern Boulevard
Manhasset, NY
 

Dr. Stephen Rush works as a radiation oncologist in Garden City, NY, Manhasset, NY, and New York, NY. In his practice, he is particularly interested in gamma knife radiosurgery. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rush accepts. After attending Howard University College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at NYU Langone Medical Center. Dr. Rush (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, Greek, and Italian. He is professionally affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Gamma Knife Radiosurgery

Dr. Sewitt Teckie, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
450 Lakeville Road; Department of Radiation Medicine
New Hyde Park, NY
 

Dr. Sewit Teckie specializes in radiation oncology and practices in Lake Success, NY, New York, NY, and New Hyde Park, NY. Dr. Teckie studied medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Teckie honors Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Teckie has received professional recognition including the following: New York Rising Stars. Dr. Teckie (or staff) is conversant in Mandarin, Hebrew, and Arabic. Dr. Teckie is professionally affiliated with North Shore University Hospital, Huntington Hospital, and Lenox Hill Hospital. Dr. Teckie's practice is open to 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.