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We found 82 hematologists who accept United Healthcare Silver POS near Pittsburgh, PA.

Dr. Chandra Prakash Belani, MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
Univ of Pgh Cancer Inst.; Upmc Cancer Pavilion
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Chandra Belani practices adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Belani has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Belani is affiliated with Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. Dr. Belani takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Belani is a graduate of SMS Medical College, Jaipur. For Dr. Belani's residency, Dr. Belani trained at North General Hospital and the University of Maryland Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Lung Problems

Dr. Patricia Lamont Kropf, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
5230 Centre Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Patricia Kropf practices adult hematology and adult oncology in Philadelphia, PA and Pittsburgh, PA. Clinical interests for Dr. Kropf include leukemia, myeloma, and lymphoma. Her professional affiliations include Fox Chase Cancer Center, Temple University Hospital (TUH), and Jeanes Hospital. She attended medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Kropf completed her residency training at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). She takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry.

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Clinical interests: Myeloma, Leukemia, Lymphoma

Dr. Joseph E Kiss, MD
Specializes in Other, Blood Banking & Transfusion Medicine, Medical Oncology, Hematology
3636 Blvd. of The Allies
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Joseph Kiss works as a transfusion medicine specialist, medical oncologist, and hematologist in Pittsburgh, PA. In his practice, he is particularly interested in bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. Dr. Kiss honors several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate. He studied medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). He is professionally affiliated with UPMC Shadyside, UPMC Presbyterian, and Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC.

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Clinical interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery

Dr. Julie Elaine Bauman, MPH, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
5115 Centre Avenue; 2nd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Julie Bauman is an adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology specialist. Dr. Bauman is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more. She graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Utah. She speaks Spanish. Her professional affiliations include UPMC Shadyside, Banner Health, and UPMC Presbyterian.

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Dr. Shannon Leigh Huggins-Puhalla, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
300 Halket Street; Upmc Cancer Center, Suite 4628
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Shannon Puhalla practices adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology in Pittsburgh, PA. She is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more. Dr. Puhalla graduated from Northeast Ohio Medical University. For her residency, Dr. Puhalla trained at Ohio State University Medical Center. She is professionally affiliated with UPMC Shadyside, UPMC Presbyterian, and Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Pediatric Hematology, Pediatric Oncology
4401 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Lynn Malec's specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and pediatric hematology. She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)'s residency program. Dr. Malec is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Her professional affiliations include Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. Dr. Malec has an open panel.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
5200 Centre Avenue; Suite 606, Shadyside Medical Building
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Elana Bloom specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology. She is affiliated with UPMC Shadyside and UPMC Presbyterian. Dr. Bloom attended medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. She trained at Bellevue Hospital Center for residency. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 2.5 stars out of 5. She honors several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate.

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Dr. Laura Martina De Castro, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology
5115 Centre Avenue; 2nd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Laura Decastro specializes in adult hematology and practices in Pittsburgh, PA. Dr. Decastro takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. She graduated from Autonomous University of Santo Domingo Faculty of Medicine and then she performed her residency at Montefiore Medical Center. She speaks Spanish. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include UPMC Shadyside, UPMC Presbyterian, and Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC.

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Dr. Franklin Anthony Bontempo, MD
Specializes in Other, Internal Medicine, Hematology
3636 Boulevard of The Allies
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Franklin Bontempo's area of specialization is hematology (blood disorders). Dr. Bontempo is especially interested in bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. He honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Hahnemann University Hospital. He is conversant in French. Dr. Bontempo is affiliated with UPMC Shadyside, UPMC Presbyterian, and UPMC St. Margaret.

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Clinical interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery

Dr. Gijsberta Jannigje Van Londen, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology, Geriatrics
300 Halket Street; Upmc Cancer Center, Suite 4628
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. G. Van Londen's areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology; she sees patients in Pittsburgh, PA. Dr. Van Londen's average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. She takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate. She attended Utrecht University Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) for residency. She speaks Dutch. Dr. Van Londen is professionally affiliated with UPMC Shadyside, UPMC Presbyterian, and Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC.

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Dr. Ronald Gary Stoller, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
5115 Centre Avenue; 3rd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Ronald Stoller is an adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology specialist in Pittsburgh, PA. Dr. Stoller is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Harvard Medical School and subsequently trained at Brigham and Women's Hospital for residency. His hospital/clinic affiliations include UPMC Shadyside, UPMC Presbyterian, and Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC.

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Specializes in Pediatric Hematology, Pediatric Oncology
4401 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Cheryl Hillery's medical specialty is pediatric hematology and pediatric oncology. She is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. She attended medical school at Duke University School of Medicine and Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. Dr. Hillery trained at UNC Hospitals for her residency. She has received the distinction of Milwaukee Super Doctors. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.

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Dr. Anastasios Raptis, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
5115 Centre Avenue; 4th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Anastasios Raptis' areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Raptis speaks Greek. He is affiliated with UPMC Shadyside, UPMC Presbyterian, and Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC. He graduated from the University of Ioannina School of Medicine. He is rated highly by his patients. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
5115 Centre Avenue; 4th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Mounzer Agha's specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He practices in Pittsburgh, PA. His clinical interests encompass bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery. Dr. Agha has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine for medical school, Dr. Agha completed his residency training at Penn State Hershey Medical Center. His hospital/clinic affiliations include UPMC Shadyside, UPMC Presbyterian, and UPMC St. Margaret.

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Clinical interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery

Dr. Leonard Joseph Appleman, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
5115 Centre Avenue; 2nd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Leonard Appleman's areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is affiliated with UPMC Shadyside, UPMC Presbyterian, and Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC. Dr. Appleman honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Dr. Appleman attended New York University (NYU) School of Medicine.

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Dr. Daniel Paul Petro, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
5115 Centre Avenue; 3rd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Daniel Petro's specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. His hospital/clinic affiliations include UPMC Shadyside, UPMC Presbyterian, and Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC. After attending Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College for medical school, Dr. Petro completed his residency training at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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What is Hematology?

Hematology is a medical specialty that focuses on diseases of the blood, bone marrow, and lymphatic system. Blood flows to every cell in our body and is extremely important to our survival. Problems with the production of blood cells or cancers that affect the blood can be very dangerous. Hematologists treat these and other diseases, such as:
  • Anemia, a low level of red blood cells
  • Low levels of white blood cells or platelets
  • Bleeding disorders, such as hemophilia
  • Clotting disorders, such as deep vein thrombosis
  • Cancers of the blood, such as leukemia and lymphoma

To diagnose a blood disorder, hematologists may look at the blood under a microscope in a procedure called a blood smear. They may order a lab test of the blood called a complete blood count. This test measures the levels of red and white blood cells, platelets, and hemoglobin in your blood. They may do lab tests to measure the levels of proteins in your blood needed for bleeding and clotting. They may even do a bone marrow biopsy to check a small sample of bone marrow for problems in how blood is being produced.

A hematologist may work with all kinds of patients. Specialized hematologists called pediatric hematologists work only with children. All hematologists work to diagnose disease and prescribe treatments in order to care for their patients. They also work with general practice physicians, pediatricians, oncologists, transplant specialists, and others to guide treatment. Healing any problems with your blood is the first step towards your whole body feeling better.