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We found 7 oncologists who accept Aetna Bronze EPO near Dallas, TX.

Dr. Allaaddin Mollabashy, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Hand Surgery, Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Orthopedic Oncology, Sports Medicine
3500 Gaston Avenue
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Allaaddin Mollabashy is a Dallas, TX physician who specializes in orthopedic trauma, hand surgery, and adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. Dr. Mollabashy's clinical interests include knee replacement, total hip replacement, and osteomyelitis. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mollabashy takes. He graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Allegheny General Hospital. Dr. Mollabashy (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Persian. Dr. Mollabashy's hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Revision Arthroplasty, Total Hip Replacement, Revision Hip Arthroplasty, Sarcoma, Bone Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Nathan Frazier Gilbert, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Hand Surgery, Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Orthopedic Oncology, Sports Medicine
3500 Gaston Avenue
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Nathan Gilbert practices orthopedic trauma, hand surgery, and adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Gilbert is especially interested in knee replacement, revision hip arthroplasty, and sarcoma (bone and soft tissue cancer). He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Gilbert is open to new patients. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dr. Gilbert attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. His distinctions include: Texas Rising Stars and Texas Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Revision Arthroplasty, Revision Hip Arthroplasty, Sarcoma, Bone Problems, Knee Revision, ... (Read more)

Dr. Winston Scott Webster, MD
Specializes in Urology, Surgical Oncology
3600 Gaston Avenue; Barnett Tower Suite 1205
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Winston Webster is an urology (urinary tract disease) and surgical oncology (cancer surgery) specialist in Dallas, TX. These areas are among Dr. Webster's clinical interests: bladder cancer, robotic partial nephrectomy, and sexual dysfunction. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Webster honors. He graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Webster's hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Resources. Dr. Webster's practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Incontinence, Kidney Cancer, Sexual Dysfunction, Bladder Cancer, Robotic Partial Nephrectomy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Gilberto Jimenez Justiniano, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
810 North Zang Boulevard; Suite 200
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Gilberto Jimenez's areas of specialization are adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Jimenez is affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano, Medical Center of Lewisville, and Medical Center of McKinney. 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. He is accepting new patients. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Puerto Rico, Dr. Jimenez attended Ponce School of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars. He speaks Spanish.

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Dr. Gary Stephen Young, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
5801 Forest Park Road
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Gary Young sees patients in Weatherford, TX, Burleson, TX, and Fort Worth, TX. His medical specialty is radiation oncology. Dr. Young accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He obtained his medical school training at Oral Roberts University School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine. His professional affiliations include Weatherford Regional Medical Center and Texas Health Huguley Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Specializes in Adult Oncology
737 North Bishop Avenue
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Pedro Cruz is a specialist in adult oncology. He takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He studied medicine at the University of El Salvador Faculty of Medicine.

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Specializes in Surgical Oncology
221 W Colorado Boulevard; Suite 933
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Houssam Osman is a medical specialist in surgical oncology (cancer surgery). He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as 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.