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We found 26 oncologists who accept Blue Choice Bronze PPO 006 near Nassau Bay, TX.

Dr. Richard Allan Ii Ehlers II, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
18100 Saint John Drive; Suite 320
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Richard Ehlers practices general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Dr. Ehlers attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. 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 Gold. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Ehlers has received include Smoke Free Advocacy, American Cancer Society; Singleton Surgical Society Scientific Award, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX; and Jeanne B. Kempner Scholar Award, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX. He is professionally affiliated with The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

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Dr. Celyne L Bueno Hume, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
18100 St. John Drive; Suite 320
Nassau Bay, TX
 

Dr. Celyne Bueno Hume specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Bueno Hume is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Bueno Hume include: AMWA's Jane M. Glasgow Achievement Citation; Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society; and Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. She is professionally affiliated with The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

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Dr. Sanjay Sethi, MD
Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
501 Medical Ctr Boulevard
Webster, TX
 

Dr. Sanjay Sethi is an oncologist and medical oncologist. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, and Texas Oncology. Dr. Sethi is a graduate of the University of Delhi, University College of Medical Sciences. He is rated highly by his patients. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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Dr. Vivek Sharad Kavadi, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
501 Medical Ctr Boulevard
Webster, TX
 

Dr. Vivek Kavadi sees patients in Sugar Land, TX, Houston, TX, and Webster, TX. His medical specialty is radiation oncology. He has indicated that his clinical interests include breast cancer and prostate cancer. His professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, Texas Oncology, and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center. Dr. Kavadi studied medicine at Harvard Medical School. He trained at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center for his residency. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kavadi honors.

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Clinical interests: Breast Cancer, Prostate Cancer

Dr. Terri Bailey Pustilnik, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
501 Medical Ctr Boulevard
Webster, TX
 

Dr. Terri Pustilnik is a physician who specializes in gynecologic oncology. Her patients gave her an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Her clinical interests include pap test, pelvic surgery, and chemotherapy. Dr. Pustilnik is professionally affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, and Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Pustilnik takes. She is open to new patients. She is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine and Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Hysteroscopy, Cervical Dysplasia, Laparoscopically Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy, Gynecologic ... (Read more)

Dr. Khalid Mahmood, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
501 W Medical Center Boulevard
Webster, TX
 

Dr. Khalid Mahmood practices adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Oncology. After completing medical school at Sindh Medical College, Dr. Mahmood performed his residency at Saint Vincent Hospital, Worcester and a hospital affiliated with the University of Massachusetts. He 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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Dr. Amy Aida Hassan, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
18100 St. John Drive; Suite 320
Nassau Bay, TX
 

Dr. Amy Hassan is a medical specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Hassan is professionally affiliated with The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Baylor College of Medicine, she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. She has received distinctions including Outstanding Achievement in Ambulatory Medicine and Nominated to Alpha Omega Alpha.

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Dr. Craig Adam Kovitz, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
18100 St. John Drive; Suite 320
Nassau Bay, TX
 

Dr. Craig Kovitz's specialties are adult hematology and adult oncology. He practices in Tomball, TX, Kingwood, TX, and Huntsville, TX. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Kovitz attended Mount Sinai School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Wilford Hall Medical Center. He speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Tomball Regional Medical Center, Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital, and Houston Northwest Medical Center.

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Dr. Gary B Weiss, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
501 Medical Center Boulevard
Webster, TX
 

Dr. Gary Weiss' areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Weiss is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He studied medicine at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Oncology.

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Dr. Alan Joseph Edward Rodney, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
501 Medical Center Boulevard
Webster, TX
 

Dr. Alan Rodney is an adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology specialist. Dr. Rodney studied medicine at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital and Texas Oncology.

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Clinical interests: Colon Cancer, Leukemia, Lung Cancer, Lymphoma, Head and Neck Cancer, Breast Cancer, Prostate Cancer

Dr. Anish Meerasahib, MA, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
501 W Medical Center Boulevard
Webster, TX
 

Dr. Anish Meerasahib practices 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. Dr. Meerasahib attended medical school at Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Drexel University. Dr. Meerasahib (or staff) speaks the following languages: Telephone Interpretation, Spanish, and Russian. His professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital and Texas Oncology.

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Dr. Ping Sun Chu, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
18300 St. John Drive
Nassau Bay, TX
 

Dr. Ping Chu, who practices in Webster, TX, Houston, TX, and Nassau Bay, TX, is a medical specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Chu's clinical interests include leukemia, lung cancer, and anemia. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. After attending the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Beth Israel Medical Center, New York. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital and Houston Methodist. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Bone Marrow Aspiration, Oral Cancer, Colon Cancer, Leukemia, Lung Cancer, Cancer, Lymphoma, Blood ... (Read more)

Dr. Suzanne McClure, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology, Hematology
501 Medical Center Boulevard
Webster, TX
 

Dr. Suzanne McClure's medical specialty is adult oncology, medical oncology, and hematology (blood disorders). She graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Dr. McClure honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with Texas Oncology.

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Dr. Dhatri Kodali, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
501 Medical Center Boulevard
Webster, TX
 

Dr. Dhatri Kodali's areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology; she sees patients in Webster, TX and Texas City, TX. Dr. Kodali takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. She attended medical school at Andhra Medical College. She is professionally affiliated with Texas Oncology.

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Dr. Kirk Edward Kanady, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology, Diagnostic Radiology
11950 Galveston Road
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Kirk Kanady is a radiation oncology and diagnostic radiology specialist. In Dr. Kanady's practice, he is particularly interested in brachytherapy (seed implants). He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital and Tomball Regional Medical Center. He obtained his medical school training at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and performed his residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Kanady honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Brachytherapy

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
11950 Old Galveston Road
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Jonathan Cheng practices radiation oncology. He is affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital. Dr. Cheng is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California (USC), Keck 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.