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We found 28 oncologists who accept Bronze Choice HSA 6300 - 2 near El Paso, TX.

Dr. Antonio Santillan-Gomez, MBA, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
4800 Alberta Avenue
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Antonio Santillan-Gomez is a physician who specializes in gynecologic oncology. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He is a graduate of Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education (ITESM) School of Medicine and a graduate of the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center's residency program. Dr. Santillan-Gomez is affiliated with Texas Oncology.

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Dr. Jesus Alberto Sanchez, MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1901 Grandview Avenue
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Jesus Gomez practices adult oncology and medical oncology. Dr. Gomez is affiliated with Texas Oncology. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Dr. Kugathasan Kuga Nanhagopalan, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1901 Grandview Avenue
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Nanda Gopalan is a medical specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gopalan accepts. He graduated from Tirunelveli Medical College. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Oncology.

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Dr. Raul M Portillo, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1901 Grandview Avenue
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Raul Portillo is a specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He works in El Paso, TX. He is affiliated with Texas Oncology. Dr. Portillo is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Portillo has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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Dr. Panagiotis Nik Valilis, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1901 Grandview Avenue
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Panagiotis Valilis works as a hematologist, adult oncologist, and medical oncologist. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Valilis has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Oncology.

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Dr. Arsenio Gregorio Lopez III, MD
Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology, Hematology
1901 Grandview Avenue
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Arsenio Lopez sees patients in El Paso, TX. His medical specialties are adult oncology, medical oncology, and hematology (blood disorders). Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lopez takes. He studied medicine at the University of the Philippines College of Medicine. Dr. Lopez has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Texas Oncology.

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Dr. Anuradha Gupta, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1901 Grandview Avenue
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Anuradha Gupta sees patients in El Paso, TX. Her medical specialty is radiation oncology. Dr. Gupta is professionally affiliated with Texas Oncology. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. She obtained her medical school training at Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Ajmer and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University. She has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors.

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Dr. Byron Harold Chesbro, MD
Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology, Hematology
1901 Grandview Avenue
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Byron Chesbro specializes in adult oncology, medical oncology, and hematology (blood disorders). He is professionally affiliated with Texas Oncology. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chesbro honors. Dr. Chesbro studied medicine at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors.

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Dr. Ragene Ruth Rivera, MD
Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology, Hematology
1901 Grandview Avenue
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Ragene Rivera, who practices in El Paso, TX, is a medical specialist in adult oncology, medical oncology, and hematology (blood disorders). Dr. Rivera accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. She has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. She is affiliated with Texas Oncology.

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Dr. Stephanie Chen Han, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1901 Grandview Avenue
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Stephanie Han is a radiation oncologist in El Paso, TX. She studied medicine at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Han (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Spanish, and Cantonese. She is affiliated with Texas Oncology.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology, Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Neuroradiology, Diagnostic Radiology
1250 E Cliff Drive; Suite 2a
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. James Tatum is a medical specialist in radiation oncology, vascular & interventional radiology, and neuroradiology. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Tatum is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
7420 Remcon Circle; Suite A
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. N. Han works as a radiation oncologist. He is a graduate of the University of California and the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine. Dr. Han honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
4800 Alberta Avenue
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Zeina Nahleh is a specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. She takes 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. Ines Joan Sanchez-Rivera, MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1901 Grandview Avenue
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Ines Sanchez-Rivera's specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Sanchez-Rivera is affiliated with Texas Oncology. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sanchez-Rivera accepts. She is a graduate of the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine.

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Dr. Juan Herrada, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1901 Grandview Avenue
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Juan Herrada's areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Herrada is affiliated with Texas Oncology.

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Specializes in Pediatric Hematology, Pediatric Oncology
5001 El Paso Drive; Aec 2nd Floor Room 232
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Lisa Hartman's areas of specialization are pediatric hematology and pediatric oncology. Dr. Hartman attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hartman honors.

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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.