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We found 9 surgical oncologists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Silver HMO near Dallas, TX.

Dr. Rachel Marie Zent, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
3410 Worth Street; Suite 160
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Rachel Zent practices general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). Her education and training includes medical school at the University of Minnesota Medical School and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver. Clinical interests for Dr. Zent include breast cancer surgery and breast cancer. She has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Dr. Zent takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. She has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars. Her professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Rockwall, and Texas Oncology.

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Clinical interests: Breast Cancer Surgery, Cancer Surgery, Breast Surgery, Breast Cancer

Dr. Jeffrey Paul Lamont, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Other
3410 Worth Street; Suite 160
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Jeffrey Lamont is a specialist in general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). He works in Dallas, TX, Plano, TX, and Paris, TX. In his practice, Dr. Lamont focuses on cancer surgery. His professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Oncology. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lamont accepts. He studied medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School. Dr. Lamont completed his residency training at Baylor University Medical Center. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Lamont speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Cancer Surgery

Dr. Tuoc Ngoc Dao, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
3410 Worth Street
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Tuoc Dao is a general surgeon and surgical oncologist. In her practice, Dr. Dao focuses on breast cancer surgery and breast cancer. Dr. Dao takes 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 Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine. Dr. Dao (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, Vietnamese, and Russian. Dr. Dao is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Oncology.

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Clinical interests: Breast Surgery, Breast Cancer Surgery, Breast Cancer

Dr. Martin Leroy Koonsman Jr., MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
221 W Colorado Boulevard; Pav Ii, Suite 532
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Martin Koonsman sees patients in Dallas, TX. His medical specialties are general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). His areas of expertise include breast cancer. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Koonsman studied medicine at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Koonsman is professionally affiliated with Texas Oncology and Pine Creek Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Breast Cancer

Dr. Katrina Pauline Emmett, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology
221 W Colorado Boulevard; Pav Ii, Suite 532
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Katrina Emmett is a surgical oncology (cancer surgery) specialist. The average patient rating for Dr. Emmett is 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. Emmett accepts. After attending the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, she completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee. She is affiliated with Texas Oncology.

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Specializes in Surgical Oncology
3410 Worth Street; Suite 160
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Pavlos Papavasiliou works as a surgical oncologist. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Papavasiliou studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He has received the distinction of Texas Rising Stars. He is affiliated with Texas Oncology.

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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 is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Surgical Oncology
3900 Junius Street; Suite 145
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. John Obrien works as a cancer surgeon in Dallas, TX. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He graduated from St. Louis University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Surgical Oncology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1411 N Beckley Avenue; Pavilion Iii, Suite 152
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. David Kang's areas of specialization are surgical oncology (cancer surgery) and oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Kang honors 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 Surgical Oncology?

Surgical oncology is the use of surgery to diagnose or treat cancer, or to manage the symptoms of cancer. The Egyptians pioneered the treatment of cancer using surgery, removing breast tumors as early as the seventh century. These days, surgical oncology is much more complex and effective. Most cancer treatments involve surgery, and in some cases it is the only treatment needed.

Surgical oncologists work together with medical oncologists and radiation oncologists to provide care for cancer patients. Along with medical oncologists, surgical oncologists tend to be the primary providers of cancer treatment. Almost every cancer patient will have a medical or surgical oncologist who is in charge of managing their treatment and making decisions about their care.

The specialized knowledge of a surgical oncologist is less about surgical techniques (which may be very similar to techniques used by a general surgeon) and more about an understanding of cancer itself. Surgical oncologists have an advanced knowledge of how cancer presents and changes, and they know the best way to use surgery to treat cancer.

Surgical oncology is a rapidly advancing specialty, and many new techniques and procedures have been developed in recent years, including minimally invasive surgery and robotic surgery. A surgical oncologist is able to safely wield these complicated techniques to remove tumors from the body.