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We found 4 hematologists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Plans near Edinburg, TX.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2717 Michael Angelo; #302
Edinburg, TX
 

Dr. Satish Desai is an adult hematologist, adult oncologist, and medical oncologist in Edinburg, TX. He graduated from M.P. Shah Medical College. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
2717 Michael Angelo; 302
Edinburg, TX
 

Dr. Sarada Gummadi specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Gummadi honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. She studied medicine at J.J.M. Medical College.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2717 Michael Angelo; Suite 303
Edinburg, TX
 

Dr. Ghanem Daghestani's specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He practices in Edinburg, TX. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Daghestani accepts. He is a graduate of the University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
2717 Michaelangelo Drive
Edinburg, TX
 

Dr. Asha Karippot practices adult hematology and adult oncology. She is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. Dr. Karippot takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. She has an open panel.

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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.