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We found 40 medical oncologists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Premier 101, a Multi-State Plan near Dallas, TX.

Dr. Sandeep Singh Gill, MD, DO
Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology, Hematology
3500 Gaston Avenue
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Sandeep Gill's medical specialty is adult oncology, medical oncology, and hematology (blood disorders). His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. 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. After completing medical school at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Gill performed his residency at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. Dr. Gill (or staff) speaks Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi. He is affiliated with North Hills Hospital, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford. Dr. Gill has an open panel.

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Dr. Yvonne Marie Diener, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
3410 Worth Street; Suite 400
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Yvonne Coyle is a physician who specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. She studied medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Coyle trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Washington. She has indicated that her clinical interests include solid tumor and gastrointestinal tumor. 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. Coyle is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Oncology.

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Clinical interests: Solid Tumor, Gastrointestinal Tumor

Dr. Atisha Girish Manhas, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1441 N. Beckley Avenue; Suite 102
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Atisha Manhas practices adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology in Dallas, TX and Houston, TX. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Manhas takes. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Manhas attended Baylor College of Medicine for medical school. She has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars. Dr. Manhas is professionally affiliated with Texas Oncology.

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Dr. Estil August Iii Vance III, MD
Specializes in Adult Oncology, Adult Infectious Disease, Medical Oncology
3410 Worth Street; Suite 400
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Estil Vance is a specialist in adult oncology, adult infectious disease, and medical oncology. Clinical interests for Dr. Vance include cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, bone marrow transplant, and HIV/AIDS. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Oncology, and Medical City Hospital (Dallas). He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Vance attended medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Bone Marrow Transplant, Cancer, Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma, Blood and Marrow Transplant, Blood ... (Read more)

Dr. Kartik Konduri, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
3410 Worth Street; Suite 400
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Kartik Konduri is a hematologist, adult oncologist, and medical oncologist. Dr. Konduri's clinical interests include lung cancer and head and neck cancer. His professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Oncology. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Konduri accepts. He attended medical school at the University of Delhi, University College of Medical Sciences. In addition to English, Dr. Konduri (or staff) speaks Telugu and Hindi.

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Clinical interests: Lung Cancer, Head and Neck Cancer

Dr. Claude Andrew Denham Jr., MD
Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology, Hematology
3410 Worth Street; Suite 400
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Claude Denham practices adult oncology, medical oncology, and hematology (blood disorders) in Dallas, TX. He has indicated that his clinical interests include lung cancer, head and neck cancer, and brain cancer. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Oncology. Dr. Denham accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Dr. Denham has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Brain Cancer, Lung Cancer, Head and Neck Cancer

Dr. Steve Perkins, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
5939 Harry Hines Boulevard; Suite 800
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Steve Perkins specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He speaks Afrikaans. Dr. Perkins is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Oncology, and Medical City Hospital (Dallas). After attending the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg for medical school, he completed his residency training at St. Paul University Hospital, Dallas. Patient reviews placed Dr. Perkins at an average of 4.0 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. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors.

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Dr. Barry Neal Wilcox, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology, Medical Oncology
3410 Worth Street; Suite 100
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Barry Wilcox practices radiation oncology and medical oncology in Dallas, TX and Irving, TX. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine and a graduate of Beth Israel Medical Center's residency program. Dr. Wilcox's areas of clinical interest consist of urologic (genitourinary) cancer, lung cancer, and stereotactic radiosurgery. He 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. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Oncology.

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Clinical interests: Urologic Cancer, Lung Cancer, Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Head and Neck Cancer, Breast Cancer

Dr. Moshe Yair Levy, MD
Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology, Hematology
3410 Worth Street; Suite 400
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Moshe Levy's specialties are adult oncology, medical oncology, and hematology (blood disorders). Areas of particular interest for Dr. Levy include leukemia and lymphoma. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Levy is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)'s residency program. Dr. Levy speaks Hebrew. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Oncology.

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Clinical interests: Leukemia, Lymphoma, Blood Disorders

Dr. Sridevi Juvvadi, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
5939 Harry Hines Boulevard; Suite 800
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Sridevi Juvvadi is a specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. She works in Irving, TX and Dallas, TX. Her clinical interests include bladder cancer, esophageal cancer, and rectal cancer. Her professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Oncology, and Medical City Hospital (Dallas). Dr. Juvvadi is a graduate of Osmania Medical College. Dr. Juvvadi completed her residency training at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Juvvadi takes.

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Clinical interests: Urologic Cancer, Abdominal Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Esophagus Problems, Rectal Cancer, Colon Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Douglas Wayne Orr, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
3410 Worth Street; Suite 400
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Douglas Orr is a physician who specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended medical school at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Dr. Orr has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Oncology.

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Dr. Merrick Hogan Reese, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
3410 Worth Street; Suite 400
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Merrick Reese specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Reese is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, and Texas Oncology. He graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and then he performed his residency at Parkland Health & Hospital System. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Edward D Agura, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
3410 Worth Street; Suite 300
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Edward Agura works as a hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist. Dr. Agura studied medicine at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. His clinical interests encompass blood and marrow transplant. Patient ratings for Dr. Agura average 5.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Agura accepts. In addition to English, Dr. Agura (or staff) speaks Spanish and German. Dr. Agura's hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Oncology.

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Clinical interests: Blood and Marrow Transplant

Dr. Robert Gary Mennel, MD
Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology, Hematology
3410 Worth Street; Suite 400
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Robert Mennel is a physician who specializes in adult oncology, medical oncology, and hematology (blood disorders). Dr. Mennel is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. In his practice, he is particularly interested in lung cancer, breast cancer, and liver cancer. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Oncology.

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Clinical interests: Liver Cancer, Sarcoma, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Lung Cancer, Melanoma, Breast Cancer

Dr. Houston Eccleston Iii Holmes III, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
3410 Worth Street; Suite 400
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Houston Holmes' medical specialty is adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Dr. Holmes has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Oncology.

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Dr. Charles Lance Cowey, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
3410 Worth Street; Suite 400
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Charles Cowey works as a hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist in Dallas, TX. His areas of expertise include the following: basal cell carcinoma, bladder cancer, and testicular cancer. His professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Oncology. After attending the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine, Dr. Cowey completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama. Dr. Cowey honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He has received the distinction of Texas Rising Stars.

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Clinical interests: Kidney Cancer, Testicular Cancer, Melanoma, Bladder Cancer, Basal Cell Carcinoma, Squamous Cell ... (Read more)

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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.