We found 7 oncologists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold PPO near Huntsville, TX.

Dr. Murtaza Najmuddin Bhuriwala, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
130 Medical Center Parkway; Suite 5
Huntsville, TX
 

Dr. Murtaza Bhuriwala practices adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Bhuriwala's areas of expertise include the following: lung cancer, colon cancer, and breast cancer. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Dow Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Grace Hospital, Detroit for residency. In addition to English, Dr. Bhuriwala (or staff) speaks Urdu, Arabic, and Spanish. Dr. Bhuriwala is professionally affiliated with Tomball Regional Medical Center, Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital, and Houston Northwest Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Colon Cancer, Lung Cancer, Lymphoma, Breast Cancer

Dr. Mary Kurtz Crow, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
112 Medical Park Lane
Huntsville, TX
 

Dr. Mary Crow is a medical specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. After completing medical school at Baylor College of Medicine, she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Crow's areas of expertise include breast cancer and blood disorders. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Tomball Regional Medical Center, Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital, and Houston Northwest Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Cancer, Blood Disorders, Breast Cancer

Dr. Gregory Todd Seymour, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
130 Medical Ctr Parkway; Suite 5
Huntsville, TX
 

Dr. Gregory Seymour's specialties are adult hematology and adult oncology. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Seymour's areas of expertise consist of cancer, intrathecal chemotherapy (into the spinal fluid), and anemia. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Tomball Regional Medical Center, Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital, and Houston Northwest Medical Center. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Seymour takes. He attended medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Seymour (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, French, and Hindi.

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Clinical interests: Intrathecal Chemotherapy, Sickle Cell Disease, Cancer, Blood Disorders, Chemotherapy, Anemia, Pain ... (Read more)

Dr. Elham Abbasi Hafshejani, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
3233 Woodward Drive
Huntsville, TX
 

Dr. Elham Abbasi-Hafshejani, who practices in The Woodlands, TX and Huntsville, TX, is a medical specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. She is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital and Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital. She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Abbasi-Hafshejani studied medicine at Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences. Dr. Abbasi-Hafshejani speaks Persian.

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Dr. Theodore Kuo-Chun Yang, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
112 Medical Park Lane
Huntsville, TX
 

Dr. Theodore Yang is a radiation oncologist in The Woodlands, TX, Pasadena, TX, and Houston, TX. Dr. Yang's professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, Tomball Regional Medical Center, and Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital. He attended the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston for residency. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
640 Interstate 45 S
Huntsville, TX
 

Dr. Mark D'andrea works as a radiation oncologist in Houston, TX, Huntsville, TX, and Brenham, TX. After attending Ponce School of Medicine, Dr. D'andrea completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital and Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
112 Medical Park Lane
Huntsville, TX
 

Dr. Maria Sosa practices radiation oncology in Huntsville, TX and Spring, TX. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine.

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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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