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We found 4 hematologists who accept Humana Catastrophic near Chattanooga, TN.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
979 East 3rd Street; Suite A0540/a0550
Chattanooga, TN
 

Dr. Robert Graham is an adult hematologist and adult oncologist in Chattanooga, TN. He graduated from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine. Patients rated Dr. Graham highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Pediatric Hematology, Pediatric Oncology
Attn: Pediatric Hematology / Oncology; Attn: Pediatric Hematology / Oncology
Chattanooga, TN
 

Dr. Meghann McManus' areas of specialization are pediatric hematology and pediatric oncology; she sees patients in Chattanooga, TN. Dr. McManus is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. She studied medicine at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in Pediatric Hematology, Pediatric Oncology
910 Blackford Street; J402
Chattanooga, TN
 

Dr. Benjamin Mixon's areas of specialization are pediatric hematology and pediatric oncology. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Mixon graduated from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Pediatric Hematology, Pediatric Oncology
910 Blackford Street; 5th Floor Massoud Pediatric Oncology
Chattanooga, TN
 

Dr. Jennifer Keates-Baleeiro is a physician who specializes in pediatric hematology and pediatric oncology. She takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Keates-Baleeiro graduated from MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine.

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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.