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We found 13 oncologists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze near Corpus Christi, TX.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology, Other
1205 South 19th Street
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Jim Hsiang's area of specialization is radiation oncology. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hsiang takes. He attended medical school at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine.

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Dr. Mohammad Ayman Ghraowi, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1205 S. 19th Street
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Mohammad Ghraowi works as an adult hematologist and oncologist. He graduated from the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1415 Santa Fe Street
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Kimberly Stewart's specialty is radiation oncology. She is a graduate of Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1415 Santa Fe; Suite C 512
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Emile Salloum is an adult hematologist and adult oncologist. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. 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. Salloum graduated from Saint Joseph University of Beirut. Dr. Salloum has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1415 Santa Fe Street
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Lalitha Janaki is a Corpus Christi, TX physician who specializes in radiation oncology. She attended medical school at Osmania Medical College. She 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.

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Dr. Ester Bernice Pollard, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
712 Booty Street
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Ester Pollard is a hematologist and oncologist in Corpus Christi, TX. Dr. Pollard is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Her average rating from her patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider 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
1415 Santa Fe; Suite C
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Alfonso Villamil is a Corpus Christi, TX physician who specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology. Patients gave Dr. Villamil an average rating of 2.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Pontifical Xavierian University Faculty of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1415 Santa Fe, Suite C; Po Box 3069
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Yvonne Manalo is an adult hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist. Dr. Manalo accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. She graduated from Cebu Institute of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1415 Santa Fe; Suite C
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Ajay Sehgal works as a hematologist and adult oncologist. Dr. Sehgal attended medical school at Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine. 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.

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Specializes in Pediatric Hematology, Pediatric Oncology
3533 S. Alameda Street
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Darryl Longee is a pediatric hematology and pediatric oncology specialist. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Longee studied medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1205 S 19th Street
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Shantan Reddy works as a hospice and palliative medicine specialist, adult oncologist, and medical oncologist in Corpus Christi, TX. He honors 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 Pediatric Hematology, Pediatric Oncology
3533 S Alameda Street
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Nkechi Mba is a pediatric hematology and pediatric oncology specialist. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mba takes.

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Specializes in Pediatric Hematology, Pediatric Oncology
3533 S Alameda Street
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Jose Esquilin is a pediatric hematologist and pediatric oncologist in Corpus Christi, TX. Dr. Esquilin takes 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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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.