We found 9 oncologists who accept United Healthcare Bronze HMO near Houston, TX.

Dr. Susan Jane Razzuk, MD
Specializes in Surgical Oncology
1515 Holcombe Boulevard; Unit 1407
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Susan Hoover's medical specialty is surgical oncology (cancer surgery). In her practice, Dr. Hoover focuses on breast cancer surgery. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Hoover graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. She is professionally affiliated with Moffitt Cancer Center.

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Clinical interests: Breast Cancer Surgery

Dr. Joseph Anthony Iii Lucci III, Jr., MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
6400 Fannin Street; Suite 2900
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Joseph Lucci specializes in gynecologic oncology and practices in Houston, TX. His professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, and Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital. Dr. Lucci is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. His residency was performed at St. Joseph Medical Center, Houston. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include South Florida Super Doctors and Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition.

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Clinical interests: Ovarian Cancer, HPV, Cervical Cancer

Dr. Angel Ignacio Blanco, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Radiology, Radiation Oncology
6400 Fannin Street; Suite 2800
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Angel Blanco's specialties are pediatric radiology and radiation oncology. He practices in Houston, TX. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Blanco is a graduate of Baylor College of Medicine and a graduate of Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology's residency program. He is affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital, Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital, and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Radiation Therapy

Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
6620 Main Street; Suite 1375
Houston, TX
 

Dr. George Van Buren sees patients in Houston, TX. His medical specialties are general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). Dr. Van Buren takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Texas Medical School at Houston for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He has received the distinction of Texas Rising Stars. Dr. Van Buren is affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor Clinic.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1709 Dryden; Suite 650
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Jay Wang practices adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Wang graduated from the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1515 Holcombe Boulevard; 450
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Jonathan Trent's specialties are adult oncology and medical oncology. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. Dr. Trent accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Pediatric Hematology, Pediatric Oncology
6621 Fannin Street; Texas Children's Hospital, Ccc1410
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Brigitta Mueller's specialties are pediatric hematology and pediatric oncology. She practices in Houston, TX. She studied medicine at the University of Bern Faculty of Medicine. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1515 Holcombe Boulevard
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Karen Fields is an adult hematologist and oncologist in Houston, TX. She 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 Other, Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1515 Holcombe Boulevard
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Rohtesh Mehta is an adult hematology and adult oncology specialist. He accepts several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate.

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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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