We found 6 oncologists who accept Silver Compass HSA 2000 near Washington, PA.

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Dr. Michael James Dougherty, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
155 Wilson Avenue; Department of Radiation Oncology
Washington, PA
 

Dr. Michael Dougherty is a radiation oncologist in Washington, PA. Dr. Dougherty is affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). He takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
997 N Main Street; Suite 2
Washington, PA
 

Dr. Alexis Megaludis is a hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include UPMC Shadyside and Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Megaludis honors. She studied medicine at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. She trained at Allegheny General Hospital for residency.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
997 N Main Street; Suite 2
Washington, PA
 

Dr. Patrick Kane is an adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology specialist. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate. He is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and a graduate of Allegheny General Hospital's residency program. Dr. Kane is affiliated with UPMC Shadyside and Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC.

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Dr. Nitin Kapoor, DO
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
470 Johnson Road; Suite 10
Washington, PA
 

Dr. Nitin Kapoor, who practices in Washington, PA, is a medical specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. In addition to English, Dr. Kapoor (or staff) speaks Hindi. Dr. Kapoor is professionally affiliated with UPMC Shadyside, UPMC Presbyterian, and Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC. After attending Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at OhioHealth - Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kapoor honors.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
470 Johnson Road; Suite 10
Washington, PA
 

Dr. Jaime Mullin works as an adult hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist. Dr. Mullin honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more. She attended Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) for residency. She is professionally affiliated with Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
997 N Main Street; Suite 2
Washington, PA
 

Dr. Wayne Pfrimmer is a specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and performed his residency at Strong Memorial Hospital. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Pfrimmer accepts. Dr. Pfrimmer is professionally affiliated with Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC.

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What is Oncology?

An oncologist is a physician who is concerned with the treatment of tumors and cancers. Cancer is when cells in the human body grow in an abnormal or out-of-control way. The goal of oncology is to cure a patient’s cancer, or, if the cancer is incurable, to control the cancer and reduce the symptoms for as long as possible.

Oncologists have several roles in their interaction with patients. They diagnose cancer and determine what stage the cancer is in, or to what extent the cancer has grown. They explain the diagnosis and stage to the patient, and they recommend treatment and deliver care. During treatment, oncologists are responsible for maintaining quality of life for their patients by reducing pain and side effects from medications.

There are three main types of oncologists:
  • Medical Oncologists specialize in the use of medications, especially chemotherapy, to kill cancer cells. In some areas, the term “medical oncologist” refers to the oncologist who is overall in charge of making decisions about a patient’s treatment.
  • Surgical Oncologists specialize in surgical treatments for cancer, such as biopsies (where small tissue samples are taken and examined), or surgical removal of tumors and surrounding tissue.
  • Radiation Oncologists specialize in the use of radiation (a kind of high powered x-ray) to kill cancer.

The American Society of Clinical Oncology also recognizes the subspecialties of Gynecological Oncology, which focuses on cancers of the female reproductive tract, and Pediatric Oncology, which deals with cancers that are most common in childhood.

In the United States, nearly one-half of all men and one-third of all women will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetimes. It is an unfortunately common disease that can sometimes be life-threatening. Oncologists provide care to millions of people facing that diagnosis every year.
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