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We found 7 oncologists who accept Aetna Gold EPO near Cypress, TX.

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Dr. Charles L Yen, MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
21216 Northwest Freeway; Suite 140
Cypress, TX
 

Dr. Charles Yen's specialties are adult hematology and adult oncology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Yen include bladder cancer, lung cancer, and minor surgery. Dr. Yen 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 performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Yen attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine, and the University of Texas Medical School at Houston for medical school. In addition to English, Dr. Yen (or staff) speaks Spanish and French. His professional affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital. Dr. Yen is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Krishna Kishore Pachipala, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
21216 Northwest Freeway; Suite 140
Cypress, TX
 

Dr. Krishna Pachipala is a medical specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. He is professionally affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital, and Houston Northwest Medical Center. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Pachipala graduated from Kurnool Medical College. His residency was performed at Geisinger Medical Center. Dr. Pachipala speaks Spanish.

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Dr. Eric Paul Kleinbaum, MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
21216 Northwest Freeway; Suite #140
Cypress, TX
 

Dr. Eric Kleinbaum is a specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. He works in Houston, TX, Shenandoah, TX, and Cypress, TX. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Methodist, Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital, and Houston Northwest Medical Center. Dr. Kleinbaum takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Kleinbaum attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College for medical school.

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Dr. Laurent Gressot, MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
21216 Northwest Freeway; Suite 140
Cypress, TX
 

Dr. Laurent Gressot is an adult hematology and adult oncology specialist in Houston, TX, Shenandoah, TX, and Cypress, TX. He studied medicine at the University of Geneva Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Gressot's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. He speaks French. Dr. Gressot is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist and Houston Northwest Medical Center. He is open to new patients.

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Dr. Mohsen Shahpouri Arani, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Geriatrics
21216 Northwest Freeway; Suite 140
Conroe, TX
 

Dr. Mohsen Arani's specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and geriatrics (elderly care). He attended medical school at the University of Debrecen Medical School and Health Science Center and Baylor College of Medicine. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Arani is affiliated with Tomball Regional Medical Center, Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital, and Houston Northwest Medical Center.

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Dr. Veena Chandrakar, MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
21216 Northwest Freeway; #230
Cypress, TX
 

Dr. Veena Chandrakar's medical specialty is adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. She is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. Dr. Chandrakar 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. She attended medical school at St. George's University School of Medicine. Her residency was performed at Hahnemann University Hospital. Dr. Chandrakar is affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital and Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital.

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Dr. Nena Mirkovic, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
24721 Tomball Parkway
Tomball, TX
 

Dr. Nena Mirkovic is a radiation oncology specialist. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Tomball Regional Medical Center and Houston Northwest Medical Center. Dr. Mirkovic accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. She graduated from the University of Zagreb School of Medicine. Her residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University.

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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.