We found 5 medical oncologists who accept Great-West Healthcare near Rye, NY.

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Dr. Stuart Paul Feldman, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1 Theall Road
Rye, NY
 

Dr. Stuart Feldman specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Feldman is professionally affiliated with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, White Plains Hospital, and WESTMED Medical Group. He obtained his medical school training at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and performed his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. He takes Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), ConnectiCare, POMCO, and more. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Feldman's office for an appointment.

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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
1 Theall Road
Rye, NY
 

Dr. Julie Monroe specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), ConnectiCare, and POMCO. Dr. Monroe is a graduate of Weill Cornell Medical College. For her professional training, Dr. Monroe completed residency programs 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 professional affiliations include White Plains Hospital, WESTMED Medical Group, and Greenwich Hospital. She has an open panel.

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Dr. Matthew Seth Weissler, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1 Theall Road
Rye, NY
 

Dr. Matthew Weissler is a physician who specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He is conversant in Spanish. His clinical interests include coagulation disorders. Dr. Weissler is affiliated with White Plains Hospital, WESTMED Medical Group, and Greenwich Hospital. He is a graduate of New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Weissler is in-network for Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), ConnectiCare, and POMCO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Coagulation Disorders

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
77 Lafayette Place; Suite 301
Greenwich, CT
 

Dr. Daniel Petrylak specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise consist of bladder cancer, testicular cancer, and kidney cancer. Dr. Petrylak is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), and ConnectiCare. He is open to new patients. After completing medical school at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Dr. Petrylak performed his residency at Jacobi Medical Center. Dr. Petrylak has received professional recognition including the following: New York Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Petrylak (or staff) speaks Spanish, French, and Russian.

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Clinical interests: Bladder Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Testicular Cancer, Prostate Cancer

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Dr. Jarett L Feldman, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1 Theall Road
Rye, NY
 

Dr. Jarett Feldman's medical specialty is adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He is professionally affiliated with White Plains Hospital, WESTMED Medical Group, and Northern Westchester Hospital (NWH). Dr. Feldman takes Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), ConnectiCare, and POMCO, in addition to other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients. He attended medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. For his residency, Dr. Feldman trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College.

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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.
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