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We found 32 medical oncologists who accept Coventry Gold $10 Copay OAHMO near Abington, PA.

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 works as an oncologist, medical oncologist, and hematologist in Philadelphia, PA and Abington, PA. His areas of expertise include colposcopy, ovarian cancer, and endometrial cancer. He is professionally affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Abington Health. Dr. Schilder is a graduate of the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and a graduate of Temple University Hospital's residency program. Dr. Schilder honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received distinctions including Philadelphia Super Doctors and Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2016,2015,2014,2013,2012. He is accepting new patients.

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

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

Dr. Lewis Rose works as a hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist in Philadelphia, PA. He has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Clinical interests for Dr. Rose include chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), lung cancer, and hodgkin's lymphoma. He is professionally affiliated with Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital, Mercy Physician Network, and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. He honors several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. After attending Harvard Medical School, he completed his residency training at Jefferson University Hospitals. Dr. Rose has received professional recognition including the following: Philadelphia Super Doctors. Dr. Rose (or staff) speaks Hebrew, Spanish, and French.

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

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

Dr. Corey Langer works as a hematologist and medical oncologist. He is especially interested in lung cancer and head and neck cancer. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Boston University School of Medicine, Dr. Langer performed his residency at Graduate Hospital. His distinctions include: Philadelphia Super Doctors; Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2008, 2010-14; and Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2009-2010, 2013-2014. Dr. Langer is professionally affiliated with Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, and Abramson Cancer Center.

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Clinical interests: Lung Cancer, Head and Neck Cancer

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

Dr. Andrew Chapman is an adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology specialist. His areas of expertise include the following: esophageal cancer, chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), and peripheral neuropathy. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Nazareth Hospital, and Methodist Hospital. Dr. Chapman graduated from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine and then he performed his residency at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. He accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Chapman has received professional recognition including the following: Philadelphia Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Blood Cancers, Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Bone Cancer, Peripheral Neuropathy, Chemotherapy, Esophageal ... (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's specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. The average patient rating for Dr. Fellin is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Fellin's areas of expertise include chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), lung cancer, and hodgkin's lymphoma. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Einstein Healthcare Network, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, and Nazareth Hospital. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Fellin honors. He attended medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. His medical residency was performed at Jefferson University Hospitals. He 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. 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. After attending UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Temple University School of Medicine, Dr. Ramirez completed his residency training at Temple University Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Jefferson Medical College. These areas are among his clinical interests: pituitary tumor, chemotherapy, and meningioma. He is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Ramirez is affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Nazareth Hospital, and Methodist Hospital.

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

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

Dr. Mary Faris' medical specialty is adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Faris takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry. She is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Abington Cancer Care Specialists and Abington Health. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Breast Issues, Preventive Care, Lymphoma

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

Dr. Christina Brus is a specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Her areas of expertise include the following: esophageal cancer, chemotherapy, and breast cancer. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital, Mercy Physician Network, and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Dr. Brus obtained her medical school training at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and performed her residency at Beth Israel Medical Center, New York. She is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO.

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

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

Dr. Allison Zibelli is an adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology specialist in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Zibelli attended medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Her residency was performed at Jefferson University Hospitals. Her clinical interests include colposcopy, loop electrosurgical excision (LEEP), and chemotherapy. She is rated 2.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. Dr. Zibelli's professional affiliations include Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, and Mercy Philadelphia Hospital.

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

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

Dr. Namrata Vijayvergia is an adult oncologist, medical oncologist, and hematologist in Philadelphia, PA. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Vijayvergia include esophageal cancer, stomach cancer, and neuroendocrine tumors. She is professionally affiliated with Fox Chase Cancer Center and Jeanes Hospital. Dr. Vijayvergia studied medicine at Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Ajmer. Dr. Vijayvergia's medical residency was performed at Temple University Hospital. She accepts Coventry, Aetna HSA, and Coventry HSA, as well as other insurance carriers.

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

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

Dr. Richard Fisher's areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology; he sees patients in Philadelphia, PA. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Fisher include lymphoma. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Coventry, and more. Dr. Fisher is a graduate of Harvard Medical School. He trained at Massachusetts General Hospital for his residency. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Fisher include: 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

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

Dr. Willard Andrews, who practices in Abington, PA, is a medical specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Georgetown University Medical Center. Dr. Andrews's hospital/clinic affiliations include Abington Cancer Care Specialists and Abington Health. He is open to new patients.

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

Dr. Mark Sundermeyer is a specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Sundermeyer is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Temple University. Dr. Sundermeyer's professional affiliations include Abington Cancer Care Specialists and Abington Health. He has an open panel.

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

Dr. Avnish K Bhatia, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
8815 Germantown Avenue; Suite 16
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Avnish Bhatia practices adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Bhatia's areas of expertise include the following: esophageal cancer, chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), and lung cancer. He takes several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. After attending MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Beth Israel Medical Center, New York. He is affiliated with Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital, Mercy Physician Network, and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Larynx Cancer, Oral Cancer, Esophageal Cancer, Lung Cancer, Cancer, Hodgkin's Lymphoma, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1200 Old York Road; Suite 1 Widener
Abington, PA
 

Dr. Christian Fidler's specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Before completing his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Dr. Fidler attended medical school at Penn State College of Medicine. Dr. Fidler takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. He is affiliated with Abington Cancer Care Specialists and Abington Health. He has an open panel.

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

Dr. Vishwanath Gharpure is an adult hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist in Willow Grove, PA and Meadowbrook, PA. Dr. Gharpure's areas of expertise include bone marrow transplant. He is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Seth G.S. Medical College, Goa Medical College, and Grant Medical College. He is affiliated with Abington Health and Abington Hematology Oncology Associates. Dr. Gharpure is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Bone Marrow Transplant

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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.