We found 10 oncologists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold PPO near College Station, TX.

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Dr. Javier R Kane, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Pediatric Hematology, Pediatric Oncology
1700 University Drive East
College Station, TX
 

Dr. Javier Kane practices pediatric hospice and palliative medicine, pediatric hematology, and pediatric oncology. Dr. Kane is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He trained at Children's Hospital of Austin for his residency. Dr. Kane has received distinctions including Outstanding Clinical Improvement Award, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital; Presidential Award for Clinical Excellence, The University of Texas Health Science Center; and Texas Champion in End of Life Care Award, Texas Partnership for End-of-Life Care. He speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: HIV/AIDS, Hemophilia, Cancer, Anemia, Abnormal Bleeding, Blood Clots, Thrombocytopenia

Dr. Juddi Yeh, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
800 Scott and White Drive
College Station, TX
 

Dr. Juddi Yeh's areas of specialization are adult hematology and adult oncology. The average patient rating for Dr. Yeh is 4.5 stars out of 5. Her clinical interests encompass cancer and blood disorders. Dr. Yeh is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Yeh takes. She graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Blood Disorders, Cancer

Dr. Grace Milcah Akinyi-Joseph, MD
Specializes in Oncology, Internal Medicine, Hematology
800 Scott and White Drive
College Station, TX
 

Dr. Grace Akinyi-Joseph practices oncology (cancer care) and hematology (blood disorders) in College Station, TX and San Antonio, TX. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Akinyi-Joseph accepts. Her education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Dr. Akinyi-Joseph is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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Dr. Ajay Mitter, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1602 Rock Prairie Road; Suite 2660
College Station, TX
 

Dr. Ajay Mitter specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology. He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Mitter studied medicine at Maulana Azad Medical College. His residency was performed at Maimonides Medical Center. Dr. Mitter (or staff) speaks German, Hindi, and Punjabi. Dr. Mitter is affiliated with Park Plaza Hospital.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
2215 E Villa Maria Road; #110
Bryan, TX
 

Dr. Terry Jenkins is an adult hematologist and adult oncologist in Bryan, TX. Dr. Jenkins is a graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
2215 E Villa Maria Road; Suite 130
Bryan, TX
 

Dr. A. Schlichtemeier, who practices in Bryan, TX, is a medical specialist in radiation 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 attended the University of Nebraska College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at the University Medical Center, Tucson and a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center for residency.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
800 Scott and White Drive
College Station, TX
 

Dr. Yadvindera Bains is a radiation oncology specialist. Dr. Bains is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Jackson Memorial Medical Center for residency.

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Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2215 E Villa Maria Road; #110
Bryan, TX
 

Dr. Kumud Tripathy is a physician who specializes in adult oncology and medical oncology. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Tripathy honors. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
2215 E Villa Maria Road; Suite 110
Bryan, TX
 

Dr. Erin Fleener's specialties are adult hematology and adult oncology. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Fleener honors. Her distinctions include: Texas Super Doctors and Texas Rising Stars.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1602 Rock Prairie Road; Suite 130b
College Station, TX
 

Dr. Usha Venkatraj is a medical specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. She has received a 2.5 out of 5 star rating by her patients. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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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