- 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.
We found 7 oncologists who accept United Healthcare Bronze HMO near Houston, TX.
Dr. Joseph Lucci's medical specialty is gynecologic oncology. After attending the University of Texas Medical School at Houston for medical school, he completed his residency training at St. Joseph Medical Center, Houston. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Lucci has received include South Florida Super Doctors and Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital, Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, and Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital.
Dr. Susan Hoover specializes in surgical oncology (cancer surgery) and practices in Houston, TX. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dr. Hoover attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. She is professionally affiliated with Moffitt Cancer Center.
Dr. Karen Fields is a hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist in Houston, TX. She studied medicine at Ohio State University College of Medicine. Her training includes a residency program at The Jewish Hospital, Cincinnati. Dr. Fields honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. She is affiliated with Moffitt Cancer Center.
Dr. Angel Blanco works as a pediatric radiologist and radiation oncologist in Houston, TX. Dr. Blanco's professional affiliations include Texas Children's Hospital, Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital, and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He studied medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Blanco completed a residency program at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology.
Clinical interests: Radiation Therapy
Dr. Tammy Kang is a physician who specializes in hospice and palliative medicine (end-of-life care and serious illness), pediatric hematology, and pediatric oncology. She is professionally affiliated with Texas Children's Hospital and Texas Medical Center (TMC). Dr. Kang graduated from the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.
Dr. Brigitta Mueller is a Houston, TX physician who specializes in pediatric hematology and pediatric oncology. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mueller honors. Dr. Mueller graduated from the University of Bern Faculty of Medicine.
Dr. Rohtesh Mehta is a hematologist and oncologist. He takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate.