We found 3 hematologists who accept Blue Advantage near Denison, TX.

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Dr. Alex Ali Ehsan, MD
Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology, Hematology
5012 S Us Hwy 75
Denison, TX
 

Dr. Alex Ehsan specializes in adult oncology, medical oncology, and hematology (blood disorders). Dr. Ehsan attended medical school at Central University of the East School of Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Ehsan include salivary gland cancer, thrombocytosis (high platelet count), and thyroid cancer. He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Ehsan is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors and Texas Rising Stars. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Oncology.

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Dr. Amir Ali Faridi, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
5012 S. Highway 75; Suite 170
Denison, TX
 

Dr. Amir Faridi works as an adult hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist. He speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Oncology and Medical Center of McKinney. Dr. Faridi obtained his medical school training at Dow Medical College and performed his residency at Geisinger Medical Center and Mount Vernon Hospital. Dr. Faridi honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Dr. Tammy Elizabeth Roque, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2800 Hwy 75
Sherman, TX
 

Dr. Tammy Roque's areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. She is professionally affiliated with Texas Oncology. Dr. Roque is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. She accepts 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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What is Hematology?

Hematology is a medical specialty that focuses on diseases of the blood, bone marrow, and lymphatic system. Blood flows to every cell in our body and is extremely important to our survival. Problems with the production of blood cells or cancers that affect the blood can be very dangerous. Hematologists treat these and other diseases, such as:
  • Anemia, a low level of red blood cells
  • Low levels of white blood cells or platelets
  • Bleeding disorders, such as hemophilia
  • Clotting disorders, such as deep vein thrombosis
  • Cancers of the blood, such as leukemia and lymphoma

To diagnose a blood disorder, hematologists may look at the blood under a microscope in a procedure called a blood smear. They may order a lab test of the blood called a complete blood count. This test measures the levels of red and white blood cells, platelets, and hemoglobin in your blood. They may do lab tests to measure the levels of proteins in your blood needed for bleeding and clotting. They may even do a bone marrow biopsy to check a small sample of bone marrow for problems in how blood is being produced.

A hematologist may work with all kinds of patients. Specialized hematologists called pediatric hematologists work only with children. All hematologists work to diagnose disease and prescribe treatments in order to care for their patients. They also work with general practice physicians, pediatricians, oncologists, transplant specialists, and others to guide treatment. Healing any problems with your blood is the first step towards your whole body feeling better.
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