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We found 24 oncologists who accept Blue Choice near Amarillo, TX.

Dr. Srinivasa Bakkannagari Bakkannagari, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1000 S Coulter Street; Suite 100
Amarillo, TX
 

Dr. Srini Reddy's areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He attended medical school at Osmania Medical College. Dr. Reddy is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Texas Oncology.

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Dr. Praveen Kumar Tumula, MD
Specializes in Adult Oncology, Hematology
1000 S. Coulter; Suite 100
Amarillo, TX
 

Dr. Praveen Tumula's areas of specialization are adult oncology and hematology (blood disorders). He is professionally affiliated with Texas Oncology. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Unfortunately, Dr. Tumula is not currently accepting new patients. He graduated from Rangaraya Medical College. For his professional training, Dr. Tumula completed residency programs at Hackensack University Medical Center and Mountainside Hospital.

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Dr. John Thomas Gwozdz, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
6010 Amarillo Boulevard, West
Amarillo, TX
 

Dr. John Gwozdz's area of specialization is radiation oncology. Dr. Gwozdz takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin. His professional affiliations include Amarillo VA Health Care System and Texas Oncology.

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Dr. Phillip OKeefe Periman, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1000 Coulter; Suite 100
Amarillo, TX
 

Dr. Phillip Periman is a physician who specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Periman has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. Dr. Periman is affiliated with Texas Oncology.

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Dr. Leonardo Forero, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
6010 Amarillo Boulevard, West
Amarillo, TX
 

Dr. Leonardo Forero is a specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Forero is affiliated with Amarillo VA Health Care System and Texas Oncology. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Our Lady of the Rosary University, School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

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Dr. William Vance Esler, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1000 Coulter Road; Suite 100
Amarillo, TX
 

Dr. William Esler's areas of specialization are adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Esler is affiliated with Texas Oncology. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1500 Wallace Boulevard
Amarillo, TX
 

Dr. James Stafford practices radiation oncology. He is in-network for United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Stafford is affiliated with Amarillo VA Health Care System.

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Dr. Jamie Zusman, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology, Pediatric Oncology
6010 Amarillo Boulevard, West
Amarillo, TX
 

Dr. Jaime Zusman works as a radiation oncologist and pediatric oncologist in Amarillo, TX and Corsicana, TX. He is affiliated with Amarillo VA Health Care System. After attending Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota. Dr. Zusman is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Zusman honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Thahir Farzan, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
1300 Wallace Boulevard
Amarillo, TX
 

Dr. Thahir Farzan's specialty is gynecologic oncology. Dr. Farzan attended medical school at Nishtar Medical College. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Farzan honors. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. He is affiliated with The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York and Fairview Health Services.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1500 Wallace Boulevard
Amarillo, TX
 

Dr. Suhasini Nadesan is a hematologist and adult oncologist. Dr. Nadesan is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She graduated from Madras Medical College. She is affiliated with Mount Sinai Beth Israel.

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Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
#6 Medical Drive
Amarillo, TX
 

Dr. Shane Holloway's specialties are general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). He is a graduate of the University of Washington School of Medicine. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Holloway takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Holloway include: Texas Rising Stars and Texas Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1500 Wallace Boulevard
Amarillo, TX
 

Dr. George McCormack's medical specialty is radiation oncology. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. McCormack is a graduate of Sapienza University of Rome. He speaks Italian.

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Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1500 Wallace Boulevard
Amarillo, TX
 

Dr. Sara Conde is a physician who specializes in adult oncology and medical oncology. Dr. Conde honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. She attended medical school at Catholic University of Santiago of Guayaquil, Faculty of Medical Sciences.

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Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1500 Wallace Boulevard
Amarillo, TX
 

Dr. Brian Pruitt's medical specialty is adult oncology and medical oncology. Dr. Pruitt accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Surgical Oncology
1400 S Coulter Street
Amarillo, TX
 

Dr. Huseyin Aydin practices surgical oncology (cancer surgery). He is a graduate of Istanbul University, Cerrahpasa Faculty of Medicine. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
6611 Amarillo Boulevard West
Amarillo, TX
 

Dr. Milan Patel's medical specialty is adult hematology and adult oncology. He studied medicine at M.P. Shah Medical College. Dr. Patel's average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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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.