We found 5 hematologists who accept Silver Compass Balanced 2000 1 near Galveston, TX.

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Dr. Bagi Rp Janarthanan, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1005 Harborside Drive
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. Bagi Jana sees patients in Galveston, TX and League City, TX. His medical specialties are adult hematology and adult oncology. The average patient rating for Dr. Jana is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Jana accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He attended Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago for residency. Dr. Jana is affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health).

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Dr. Maurice Willis, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1005 Harborside Drive
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. Maurice Willis practices family medicine, adult hematology, and adult oncology in Galveston, TX and League City, TX. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Dr. Willis attended medical school at Morehouse School of Medicine. Dr. Willis is rated highly by his patients. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Willis is affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health).

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Dr. Jack B Alperin, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1005 Harborside Drive
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. Jack Alperin practices adult hematology and adult oncology in Galveston, TX. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Alperin accepts. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine. Dr. Alperin's medical residency was performed at Michael Reese Hospital. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Alperin is professionally affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health).

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Dr. Issam Abdelkarim Hussein Alawin, MD
Specializes in Oncology, Hematology
1005 Harborside Drive
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. Issam Alawin specializes in oncology (cancer care) and hematology (blood disorders) and practices in Galveston, TX and League City, TX. He is affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health). Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Dr. Alawin attended medical school at the University of Jordan Faculty of Medicine. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Barkat S Hooda, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology, Pediatric Oncology
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. Barkat Hooda's specialties are pediatric hematology and pediatric oncology. Before performing his residency at Shands at the University of Florida, Dr. Hooda attended Aga Khan University Medical College for medical school. Dr. Hooda honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He is affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health).

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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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