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We found 7 hematologists who accept Blue Advantage Plus near Mcallen, TX.

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Dr. Rodrigo Arroyo Erana, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Pediatric Hematology, Pediatric Oncology
101 West Expressway 83
Mcallen, TX
 

Dr. Rodrigo Erana is a hematologist, oncologist, and pediatric hematologist in McAllen, TX. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Erana has a special interest in cancer. He is affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital. After completing medical school at La Salle University, Mexican Faculty of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School. Dr. Erana accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Cancer

Dr. Billie Joe Marek, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1901 South Second
Mcallen, TX
 

Dr. Billie Marek's medical specialty is adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. After completing medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky. Dr. Marek has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Marek is affiliated with Texas Oncology.

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Dr. Nurul Abul Wahid, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1901 S 2nd Street
Mcallen, TX
 

Dr. Nurul Wahid, who practices in McAllen, TX, is a medical specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. 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 attended medical school at Dhaka Medical College. Dr. Wahid is professionally affiliated with Texas Oncology.

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Dr. Marcelo Moreira Boek, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1901 S 2nd Street
Mcallen, TX
 

Dr. Marcelo Boek is an adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology specialist. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Oncology. He graduated from Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Boek is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Suresh Ratnam, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1901 S 2nd Street
Mcallen, TX
 

Dr. Suresh Ratnam specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology and practices in McAllen, TX. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Oncology. Dr. Ratnam studied medicine at Kasturba Medical College. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Guillermo Lazo Diaz, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1901 S 2nd Street
Mcallen, TX
 

Dr. Guillermo Lazo specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology and practices in McAllen, TX. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Oncology. He studied medicine at Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon Faculty of Medicine and UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Lazo takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2717 Michael Angelo Boulevard
Edinburg, TX
 

Dr. Ghanem Daghestani's specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He practices in Edinburg, TX. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Daghestani accepts. He is a graduate of the University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine.

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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.