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We found 4 oncologists who accept United Healthcare Bronze EPO near Marble Falls, TX.

Dr. Thomas Lee Aung, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
703 Us Highway; 281 Suite 201
Marble Falls, TX
 

Dr. Thomas Aung is a hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist in Austin, TX, Cedar Park, TX, and Marble Falls, TX. Dr. Aung honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include Texas Oncology and Cedar Park Regional Medical Center.

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Dr. Joseph Dudley Iii Youman III, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
703 Hwy. 281; Suite 201
Marble Falls, TX
 

Dr. Joseph Youman practices adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology in Austin, TX and Marble Falls, TX. Dr. Youman studied medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Youman is 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include Texas Oncology and Seton Healthcare Family.

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Dr. Moataz Nier El Ghamry, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
810 Tx-71w.
Marble Falls, TX
 

Dr. Moataz El-Ghamry's specialty is radiation oncology. He accepts several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Choice, United Healthcare HSA, and Humana HMO. Before performing his residency at Ohio State University Medical Center, Dr. El-Ghamry attended Alexandria University Faculty of Medicine for medical school. He has received distinctions including Fellow Award, American Brachytherapy Society Seattle Prostate Brachytherapy and Resident Travel Award, American Brachytherapy Society, 2005-2007. In addition to English, he speaks Arabic. He is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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Clinical interests: Endometrial Cancer, Sarcoma

Dr. Prashanth Adapala, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
810 Tx-71w.
Marble Falls, TX
 

Dr. Prashanth Adapala works as a hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist in Marble Falls, TX and Austin, TX. In addition to English, Dr. Adapala speaks Telugu. He is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare. He attended the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and Osmania Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston for residency. Dr. Adapala is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars, 2014, 2013; Austin Monthly Top Doctors; and Texas Rising Stars.

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Clinical interests: Larynx Problems, Leukemia, Pelvic Problems, Lung Cancer, Lymphoma, Abnormal Bleeding, Kidney ... (Read more)

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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.