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We found 9 medical oncologists who accept Cigna Bronze EPO near Carrollton, TX.

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

Dr. Dennis Costa's specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He practices in Lewisville, TX, Flower Mound, TX, and Carrollton, TX. He attended medical school at Medical College of Wisconsin. He completed his residency training at Wilford Hall Medical Center. Dr. Costa is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Costa's hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Oncology, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Flower Mound. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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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 medical specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He is conversant in Spanish. These areas are among Dr. Perez's clinical interests: platelet disorders, bladder cancer, and metabolic bone disease. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Oncology, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Flower Mound. Dr. Perez graduated from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients.

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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 specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Bhogaraju studied medicine at Osmania Medical College. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Oncology, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Flower Mound. Dr. Bhogaraju 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's medical specialty is adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. She is especially interested in cancer and blood disorders. Dr. Palanisamy accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at Kasturba Medical College. For her residency, Dr. Palanisamy trained at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Palanisamy's professional affiliations include Centennial Medical Center, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen. She is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Cancer, Blood Disorders

Dr. Kiran Reddy Kancharla, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
7415 Las Colinas Boulevard; Suite 100
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Kiran Kancharla is an adult hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist in Irving, TX, Grapevine, TX, and Lewisville, TX. Patients gave Dr. Kancharla an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending Osmania Medical College for medical school, she completed her residency training at Loyola University Hospital. Dr. Kancharla (or staff) is conversant in Hindi. She is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Flower Mound. Her practice is open to 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 specializes in adult oncology and medical oncology. Dr. Park's professional affiliations include 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. Dr. Park's patients gave Dr. Park an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Park is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold.

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

Dr. Lee Drinkard's areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology; he sees patients in Grapevine, TX, Southlake, TX, and Irving, TX. After attending West Virginia University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at George Washington University Medical Center. 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. Drinkard is conversant in Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. Dr. Drinkard 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 100
Irving, TX
 

Dr. James Mackey's medical specialty is hospice and palliative medicine (end-of-life care and serious illness), adult oncology, and medical oncology. His areas of expertise include the following: bladder cancer, sinus cancer, and colon cancer. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Mackey 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. Mackey attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. He is conversant in Spanish. His professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Flower Mound.

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

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

Dr. Joseph Fay's specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Fay has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Fay include blood and marrow transplant. He is affiliated with Texas Oncology. Dr. Fay takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Ohio State University College of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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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.