We found 13 oncologists who accept Humana HMO Open Access Copay 100/1000 near Corpus Christi, TX.

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

Dr. Jim Hsiang is a radiation oncologist in Corpus Christi, TX. He is a graduate of the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, 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 medical specialty is radiation oncology. Dr. Stewart accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended medical school at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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

Dr. M. Johnson, who practices in Corpus Christi, TX, is a medical specialist in pediatric hematology and pediatric oncology. She studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Dr. Johnson takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Choice, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare EPO. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish.

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

Dr. Emile Salloum works as an adult hematologist and oncologist in Corpus Christi, TX. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Salloum accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Saint Joseph University of Beirut. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1205 S. 19th Street
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Mohammad Ghraowi sees patients in Corpus Christi, TX and Portland, TX. His medical specialties are adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Ghraowi is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He studied medicine at the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
712 Booty Street
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Ester Pollard is an adult hematologist and oncologist in Corpus Christi, TX. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Pollard accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch School 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 a medical specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. She 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. Manalo studied medicine at Cebu Institute of Medicine.

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

Dr. Alfonso Villamil's areas of specialization are adult hematology and adult oncology; he sees patients in Corpus Christi, TX. Dr. Villamil attended medical school at Pontifical Xavierian University Faculty of Medicine. His average patient rating is 2.0 stars out of 5. 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.

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

Dr. Ajay Sehgal is an adult hematologist and adult oncologist in Corpus Christi, TX. Dr. Sehgal is a graduate of Autonomous University of Guadalajara 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 Pediatric Hematology, Pediatric Oncology
3533 S. Alameda Street
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Darryl Longee's areas of specialization are pediatric hematology and pediatric oncology. Dr. Longee is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He 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
1415 Santa Fe Street
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Shantan Reddy works as a hospice and palliative medicine specialist, oncologist, and medical oncologist. 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. Nkechi Mba is a Corpus Christi, TX physician who specializes in pediatric hematology and pediatric oncology. She accepts 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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Specializes in Pediatric Hematology, Pediatric Oncology
3533 S Alameda Street
Corpus Christi, TX
 

Dr. Jose Esquilin practices pediatric hematology and pediatric oncology in Corpus Christi, TX. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Esquilin honors.

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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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