We found 33 medical oncologists who accept Coventry Gold $10 Copay OAHMO near Abington, PA.

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Dr. Andrew Edward Chapman, DO
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2701 Holme Avenue; Suite 302
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Andrew Chapman is a specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He works in Philadelphia, PA. Clinical interests for Dr. Chapman include esophageal cancer, chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), and peripheral neuropathy. He honors several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry. Dr. Chapman graduated from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Chapman completed a residency program at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. He has received the distinction of Philadelphia Super Doctors. Dr. Chapman is professionally affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Nazareth Hospital, and Methodist Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Blood Cancers, Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Bone Cancer, Peripheral Neuropathy, Chemotherapy, Esophageal ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Jimie Ramirez, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2701 Holme Avenue; Suite 302
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Michael Ramirez is an adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology specialist. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Ramirez include pituitary tumor, chemotherapy, and meningioma. Dr. Ramirez is affiliated with Mercy Physician Network, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, and Nazareth Hospital. He graduated from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Temple University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Temple University Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Jefferson Medical College. Dr. Ramirez takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more.

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Clinical interests: Meningioma, Chemotherapy, Pituitary Tumor, Colorectal Cancer, Brain Tumor

Dr. Richard I Fisher, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
333 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Richard Fisher, who practices in Philadelphia, PA, is a medical specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. His clinical interests include lymphoma. He takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Fisher obtained his medical school training at Harvard Medical School and performed his residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. He has received the following distinctions: Member, Lymphoma Steering Committee, National Cancer Institute (NCI); Member, Board of Scientific Advisors, V Foundation; and Best Doctors Inc.. Dr. Fisher is professionally affiliated with Fox Chase Cancer Center and Jeanes Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Lymphoma

Dr. Russell J Schilder, MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology, Hematology
1200 Old York Road; Amh - 1 Widener
Abington, PA
 

Dr. Russell Schilder specializes in adult oncology, medical oncology, and hematology (blood disorders) and practices in Philadelphia, PA and Abington, PA. Clinical interests for Dr. Schilder include colposcopy, ovarian cancer, and endometrial cancer. Dr. Schilder honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Coventry, and more. After completing medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Temple University Hospital. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Philadelphia Super Doctors and Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2016,2015,2014,2013,2012. Dr. Schilder is affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Abington Health. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Colposcopy, Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure, Vaginal Cancer, Vulvar Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Lewis J Rose, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2701 Holme Avenue; Suite 302
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Lewis Rose is an adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology specialist. Dr. Rose's average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), lung cancer, and hodgkin's lymphoma. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. He graduated from Harvard Medical School and then he performed his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals. He has received professional recognition including the following: Philadelphia Super Doctors. Dr. Rose (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Hebrew, Spanish, and French. His professional affiliations include Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital, Mercy Physician Network, and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Bile Duct Cancer, Lung Cancer, Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Cutaneous T-Cell ... (Read more)

Dr. Frederick Michael Fellin, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
8815 Germantown Avenue; Suite 16
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Frederick Fellin is an adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology specialist in Philadelphia, PA, Plymouth Meeting, PA, and Wyndmoor, PA. His areas of expertise include chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), lung cancer, and hodgkin's lymphoma. His professional affiliations include Einstein Healthcare Network, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, and Nazareth Hospital. Before performing his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals, Dr. Fellin attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College for medical school. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry. Dr. Fellin has received professional recognition including the following: Philadelphia Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Blood Cancers, Meningioma, Neuroendoscopy, Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Biopsy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Corey J Langer, MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Hematology, Medical Oncology
333 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Corey Langer's specialties are adult hematology and medical oncology. He practices in Philadelphia, PA. In his practice, Dr. Langer focuses on lung cancer and head and neck cancer. Dr. Langer is professionally affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, and Abramson Cancer Center. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. After attending Boston University School of Medicine, Dr. Langer completed his residency training at Graduate Hospital. He has received distinctions including Philadelphia Super Doctors; Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2008, 2010-14; and Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2009-2010, 2013-2014.

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Clinical interests: Lung Cancer, Head and Neck Cancer

Dr. Namrata Vijayvergia, MD
Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology, Hematology
333 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Namrata Vijayvergia is an adult oncology, medical oncology, and hematology (blood disorders) specialist. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Vijayvergia include esophageal cancer, stomach cancer, and neuroendocrine tumors. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Aetna HSA, and Coventry HSA. She is a graduate of Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Ajmer and a graduate of Temple University Hospital's residency program. Dr. Vijayvergia is affiliated with Fox Chase Cancer Center and Jeanes Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Gallbladder Problems, Liver Disease, Neuroendocrine Tumors, Esophageal Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1200 Old York Road
Abington, PA
 

Dr. Mary Faris, who practices in Abington, PA, is a medical specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Faris accepts. She attended medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. Dr. Faris is affiliated with Abington Cancer Care Specialists and Abington Health. She is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Breast Issues, Preventive Care, Lymphoma

Dr. Allison Maria Zibelli, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2701 Holme Avenue; Suite 302
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Allison Zibelli's specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. She is a graduate of George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Her residency was performed at Jefferson University Hospitals. Dr. Zibelli's areas of expertise include colposcopy, loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP), and chemotherapy. Patient ratings for Dr. Zibelli average 2.0 stars out of 5. She is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Her professional affiliations include Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, and Mercy Philadelphia Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Colposcopy, Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure, Vulvar Cancer, Bone Cancer, Larynx Cancer, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1200 Old York Road
Abington, PA
 

Dr. Willard Andrews is a medical specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. His professional affiliations include Abington Cancer Care Specialists and Abington Health. Dr. Andrews is in-network for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry. He welcomes new patients. He obtained his medical school training at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Georgetown University Medical Center.

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Dr. Thomas Russel Klumpp, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
7604 Central Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Thomas Klumpp is a hematologist, adult oncologist, and medical oncologist. Dr. Klumpp attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Dartmouth Medical School. Areas of expertise for Dr. Klumpp include chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), and hodgkin's lymphoma. He is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Klumpp has received the following distinction: Philadelphia Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Jeanes Hospital, and Methodist Hospital. He is not currently accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Blood Cancers, Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Chronic Myeloid Leukemia, Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin's ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1200 Old York Road
Abington, PA
 

Dr. Mark Sundermeyer works as a hematologist, adult oncologist, and medical oncologist in Abington, PA. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Temple University. The average patient rating for Dr. Sundermeyer is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Sundermeyer is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Sundermeyer's professional affiliations include Abington Cancer Care Specialists and Abington Health. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Lung Problems, Blood Disorders, Cancer Genetics, Breast Cancer

Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1648 Huntingdon Pike; Suite 1000
Meadowbrook, PA
 

Dr. Vishwanath Gharpure is a specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He works in Willow Grove, PA and Meadowbrook, PA. His clinical interests encompass bone marrow transplant. Dr. Gharpure is professionally affiliated with Holy Redeemer Health System, Abington Health, and Abington Hematology Oncology Associates. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gharpure honors. His practice is open to new patients. He studied medicine at Seth G.S. Medical College and Goa Medical College.

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Clinical interests: Bone Marrow Transplant

Dr. Christina R Brus, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2701 Holme Avenue; Suite 302
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Christina Brus practices adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Her education and training includes medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and residency at Beth Israel Medical Center, New York. Clinical interests for Dr. Brus include esophageal cancer, chemotherapy, and bile duct cancer (cholangiocarcinoma). On average, patients gave her a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Brus is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. She is affiliated with Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital, Mercy Physician Network, and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Pancreatic Cancer, Liver Cancer, Bile Duct Cancer, Chemotherapy, Esophageal Cancer, Colorectal ... (Read more)

Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1200 Old York Road
Abington, PA
 

Dr. Melanie Nordlinger sees patients in Abington, PA. Her medical specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Nordlinger is professionally affiliated with Abington Cancer Care Specialists and Abington Health. She is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. She has an open panel. She studied medicine at Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. Nordlinger's training includes a residency program at Boston Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Breast Issues, Lymphoma

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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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