We found 11 medical oncologists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic HMO near Carrollton, TX.

Dr. Vibha Taneja Thomas, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
5352 North Josey Lane
Carrollton, TX
 

Dr. Vibha Thomas is a hematologist, adult oncologist, and medical oncologist in Flower Mound, TX, Carrollton, TX, and Lewisville, TX. Dr. Thomas (or staff) speaks Hindi. Her professional affiliations include Texas Oncology and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Flower Mound. Dr. Thomas obtained her medical school training at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine and performed her residency at Baylor University Medical Center. Dr. Thomas honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice. She has an open panel.

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Dr. Dennis James Costa, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2790 Lake Vista Drive
Lewisville, TX
 

Dr. Dennis Costa specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology and practices in Lewisville, TX, Flower Mound, TX, and Carrollton, TX. Dr. Costa obtained his medical school training at Medical College of Wisconsin and performed his residency at Wilford Hall Medical Center. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Oncology, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Flower Mound. He welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Enrique Angel Perez, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
4343 N Josey Lane
Carrollton, TX
 

Dr. Enrique Perez is a specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He works in Carrollton, TX, Flower Mound, TX, and Lewisville, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Perez include bone marrow aspiration, leukapheresis, and vulvar cancer. Dr. Perez is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Oncology, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Flower Mound. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Perez takes. Dr. Perez is accepting new patients. He graduated from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. He speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Leukapheresis, Vulvar Cancer, Rectal Problems, Abdominal Cancer, Eyelid Problems, Brain Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Anil Kumar Venkat Bhogaraju, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2790 Lake Vista Drive
Lewisville, TX
 

Dr. Anil Bhogaraju is an adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology specialist in Lewisville, TX, Carrollton, TX, and Flower Mound, TX. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Bhogaraju is a graduate of Osmania Medical College. His professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Oncology, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Flower Mound. He is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Nithya Palanisamy, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
10 Medical Parkway; Suite 106
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Nithya Palanisamy specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Her clinical interests encompass cancer and blood disorders. Dr. Palanisamy is affiliated with Centennial Medical Center, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen. She attended medical school at Kasturba Medical College. Dr. Palanisamy trained at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center for residency. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Cancer, Blood Disorders

Dr. Ruben Augusto Saez, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
6957 W Plano Parkway; Suite 2000a
Plano, TX
 

Dr. Ruben Saez is a physician who specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Saez's professional affiliations include Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Azle, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Cleburne, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Saez welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Michael Hyungwook Park, MD
Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2790 Lake Vista Drive
Lewisville, TX
 

Dr. Michael Park sees patients in Lewisville, TX, Flower Mound, TX, and Carrollton, TX. Dr. Michael Park's medical specialties are adult oncology and medical oncology. Dr. Park is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Oncology, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Flower Mound. After attending the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dr. Park completed Dr. Park's residency training at Baylor University Medical Center. On average, patients gave Dr. Park a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Park is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
7415 Las Colinas Boulevard; Suite 100
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Lee Drinkard practices adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology in Southlake, TX, Irving, TX, and Grapevine, TX. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at George Washington University Medical Center and the University of Chicago Medical Center, Dr. Drinkard attended medical school at West Virginia University School of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Drinkard speaks Spanish. Dr. Drinkard is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. He has an open panel.

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Dr. James David Mackey, MD
Specializes in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology, Hematology
7415 Las Colinas Boulevard; Suite 1
Southlake, TX
 

Dr. James Mackey specializes in hospice and palliative medicine (end-of-life care and serious illness), adult oncology, and medical oncology. The average patient rating for Dr. Mackey is 4.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among Dr. Mackey's clinical interests: bladder cancer, sinus cancer, and colon cancer. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Mackey is accepting new patients. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine and performed his residency at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Bone Marrow Exam, Bone Marrow Aspiration, Rectal Problems, Abdominal Cancer, Eyelid Problems, Bone ... (Read more)

Dr. Virginia Machado Kinsella, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
6957 West Plano Parkway; Suite 2500
Plano, TX
 

Dr. Virginia Kinsella's areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology; she sees patients in Plano, TX and Dallas, TX. Dr. Kinsella (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Portuguese. She is affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. She attended medical school at Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul. Dr. Kinsella is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Dr. Joseph Wayne Fay, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
6111 Mimosa Lane
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Joseph Fay, who practices in Dallas, TX, is a medical specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He is a graduate of Ohio State University College of Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Fay include blood and marrow transplant. Dr. Fay's average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Fay honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Oncology.

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Clinical interests: Blood and 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.