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We found 6 hematologists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Solution 102, a Multi-State Plan near Longview, TX.

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Dr. Kavita Kavita Nirmal, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1300 N 4th Street
Longview, TX
 

Dr. Kavita Nirmal is a physician who specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. She attended medical school at B.J. Medical College, Pune. Dr. Nirmal accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. She is affiliated with Texas Oncology.

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Dr. Linda S B Beavers Couch, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1300 N 4th Street
Longview, TX
 

Dr. Linda Couch sees patients in San Antonio, TX and Longview, TX. Her medical specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. She is professionally affiliated with Texas Oncology. Dr. Couch is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. She attended the University of Virginia School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia for residency.

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Dr. Lewis Alvin Duncan, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1300 North 4th Street
Longview, TX
 

Dr. Lewis Duncan is a Longview, TX physician who specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He is affiliated with Texas Oncology. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Duncan graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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Dr. Larry Lynn Frase, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1300 North 4th Street
Longview, TX
 

Dr. Larry Frase's areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology; he sees patients in Longview, TX. Dr. Frase studied medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Texas Oncology.

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Dr. Rama Koteswararao Koya, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1300 N 4th Street
Longview, TX
 

Dr. Rama Koya's specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He practices in Longview, TX. Dr. Koya is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He studied medicine at Guntur Medical College. He is affiliated with Texas Oncology.

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Dr. Matei Paul Socoteanu, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1300 N 4th Street
Longview, TX
 

Dr. Matei Socoteanu specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology and practices in Longview, TX. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. Dr. Socoteanu is professionally affiliated with Texas Oncology.

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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.