We found 121 oncologists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic HMO near Houston, TX.

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Dr. Carolyn Ley Thomas, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
1 Baylor Plaza; Suite 404d
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Carolyn Thomas' specialties are general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). She is a graduate of the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Dr. Thomas's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Her areas of expertise include breast surgery. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Thomas speaks Spanish. She is affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas and Texas Oncology. She is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Breast Surgery

Dr. Gilchrist Lewis Jackson, MD
Specializes in Head and Neck Surgery, General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Gilchrist Jackson is a head and neck surgeon, general surgeon, and cancer surgeon. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Jackson's areas of expertise include the following: cancer surgery, pancreas problems, and stomach surgery. His professional affiliations include Houston Methodist and Texas Oncology. Dr. Jackson's education and training includes medical school at the University of Louisville School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He has received the following distinctions: Texas Super Doctors; Multiple see CV; and President AOA Honor Society, University of Louisville School of Medicine. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Colon Cancer, Pancreas Problems, Stomach Surgery, Cancer Surgery, Thyroid Surgery, Tumor, Endocrine ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Scott Svatek, BA, MD
Specializes in Urologic Oncology
1515 Holcombe
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Robert Svatek sees patients in San Antonio, TX and Houston, TX. His medical specialty is urologic oncology. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Dr. Svatek 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 has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Svatek's hospital/clinic affiliations include the University of Texas (UT) Medicine San Antonio and the University Health System.

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Dr. Matthew Linley Anderson, PhD, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology, Obstetrics
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Matthew Anderson is a gynecologic oncologist and obstetrician. These areas are among Dr. Anderson's clinical interests: cancer surgery, pelvic surgery, and cervical dysplasia. His professional affiliations include Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Baylor College of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Anderson welcomes new patients. He is a graduate of Yale School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Anderson trained at Yale-New Haven Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Cervical Dysplasia, Laparoscopically Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy, Gynecologic Surgery, Cancer ... (Read more)

Dr. Lakshmi Venkateswaran Venkateswaran, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Pediatric Hematology, Pediatric Oncology
6621 Fannin Street; Cc1510.00
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Lakshmi Srivaths is a specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and pediatric hematology. In her practice, Dr. Srivaths focuses on bleeding, blood clots (thrombosis), and hemophilia. Dr. Srivaths is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing her residency at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Dr. Srivaths attended medical school at Kilpauk Medical College.

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Clinical interests: Bleeding, Hemophilia, Blood Clots

Dr. Milton Boniuk, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Ocular Oncology
One Butler Boulevard; Ste. E3.100
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Milton Boniuk's areas of specialization are ophthalmic plastic surgery and ocular oncology. His areas of expertise include the following: blepharoplasty, ptosis, and eye exam. Dr. Boniuk is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine. He trained at Wills Eye Institute for residency. Dr. Boniuk is affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Main Facility. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Eye Exam, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Reconstructive Surgery, Ptosis, Blepharoplasty, Eye Cancer

Dr. Sandra Sue Hatch, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1401 St. Joseph Parkway; Sjmc Radiation Oncology Department
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Sandra Hatch is a specialist in radiation oncology. She works in Galveston, TX, Houston, TX, and League City, TX. She has indicated that her clinical interests include cancer. Dr. Hatch honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. She obtained her medical school training at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine and the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. She has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Hatch's hospital/clinic affiliations include the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health) and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston).

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Clinical interests: Cancer

Dr. Susan Marie Escudier, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Susan Escudier is a hematologist, adult oncologist, and medical oncologist in Houston, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Escudier include leukemia, anemia, and colon cancer. She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Escudier attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. She has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Escudier is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist and Texas Oncology. She is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Bone Marrow Aspiration, Colon Cancer, Leukemia, Cancer, Lymphoma, Hemochromatosis, Blood Disorders, ... (Read more)

Dr. Seth Paul Lerner, MD
Specializes in Oncology, Urology
6560 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Seth Lerner is a physician who specializes in oncology (cancer care) and urology (urinary tract disease). His areas of expertise include the following: bladder cancer, erectile dysfunction (impotence), and kidney stones. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Lerner is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Before performing his residency at Virginia Mason Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Lerner attended Baylor College of Medicine for medical school. Dr. Lerner has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Children’s Hospital and Houston Methodist. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Lerner's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Prostate Problems, Incontinence, Erectile Dysfunction, Urologic Cancer, Kidney Stones, ... (Read more)

Dr. Stephen Lane Richey, MPH, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1515 Holcombe Boulevard; Unit 10
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Stephen Richey sees patients in Fort Worth, TX, Cleburne, TX, and Houston, TX. His medical specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. Dr. Richey has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, and Texas Oncology. His practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Jed Gregory Nuchtern, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Surgery, General Surgery, Oncology
6621 Fannin; Ccc 650.00
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Jed Nuchtern practices pediatric surgery, general surgery, and oncology (cancer care) in Houston, TX. Clinical interests for Dr. Nuchtern include cancer surgery and adrenal tumor. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston). Dr. Nuchtern graduated from Harvard Medical School and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Washington and a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Nuchtern accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Cancer Surgery, Adrenal Tumor

Dr. Luis T Campos, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Luis Campos' specialties are adult hematology and adult oncology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Campos include bladder cancer, colon cancer, and chemotherapy. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. Dr. Campos accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Campos has an open panel. He attended National University of San Agustin and Cayetano Heredia University for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania for residency. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Texas Super Doctors; Best Doctors in America; and America's Top Oncologist. He speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Bone Marrow Aspiration, Skin Cancer, Colon Cancer, Cancer, Lymphoma, Head and Neck Cancer, Bladder ... (Read more)

Specializes in Surgical Oncology, Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1315 St. Joseph Parkway; Suite 1103
Houston, TX
 

Dr. David Sanford's areas of specialization are surgical oncology (cancer surgery), adult hematology, and adult oncology. His areas of expertise include the following: bladder cancer, anemia, and colon cancer. Dr. Sanford is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Before completing his residency at Scott and White Healthcare, Dr. Sanford attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine. He is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Park Plaza Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Sanford's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Bone Marrow Aspiration, Brain Cancer, Colon Cancer, Leukemia, Cancer, Lymphoma, Head and Neck ... (Read more)

Dr. Dov Kadmon, MD
Specializes in Urology, Surgical Oncology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Dov Kadmon is a specialist in urology (urinary tract disease) and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). He works in Houston, TX. Patient ratings for Dr. Kadmon average 4.5 stars out of 5. In his practice, Dr. Kadmon focuses on bladder cancer, transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP), and prostate cancer. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Workers' Compensation, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He obtained his medical school training at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Faculty of Medicine and performed his residency at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Kadmon's professional affiliations include Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Main Facility. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Bladder Cancer, Urologic Cancer, Transurethral Resection of the Prostate, Urologic Disorders, ... (Read more)

Dr. Karen Ruth Rabin, PhD, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology, Pediatric Oncology
1102 Bates Avenue; Suite 750.01
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Karen Rabin is a pediatric hematology and pediatric oncology specialist in Houston, TX. Dr. Rabin's areas of expertise include cancer. 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 the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). In addition to English, Dr. Rabin speaks Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Cancer

Dr. Andrew Kihyuk Lee, MPH, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1840 Old Spanish Trail; Unit 1150
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Andrew Lee's specialty is radiation oncology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Lee include proton therapy. He takes 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 the University of Minnesota Medical School and a graduate of Harvard Radiation Oncology Program's residency program. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Health Resources and Texas Oncology.

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Clinical interests: Proton Therapy

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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.
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