We found 7 hematologists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, Multi-State Plans 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, adult oncologist, and pediatric hematologist in McAllen, TX. Areas of expertise for Dr. Erana include cancer. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital. Dr. Erana is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Erana graduated from La Salle University, Mexican Faculty of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School. He is conversant in Spanish.

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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 specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Marek graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Marek honors. He has received professional recognition including the following: 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's areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Wahid attended medical school at Dhaka Medical College. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is 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's specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He practices in Brownsville, TX and McAllen, TX. He is affiliated with Texas Oncology. He attended medical school at Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Boek is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold.

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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 is a medical specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Oncology. He graduated from Kasturba Medical College. Dr. Ratnam honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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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 is a specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Oncology. Dr. Lazo honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon Faculty of Medicine and UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine.

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

Dr. Ghanem Daghestani's areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Daghestani 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 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.