- 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.
We found 6 oncologists who accept United Healthcare Silver near Pasadena, TX.
Dr. Jorge Quesada is an adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology specialist in Houston, TX and Bellaire, TX. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Quesada include sarcoma (bone and soft tissue cancer), multiple myeloma, and melanoma. Dr. Quesada honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He studied medicine at National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Quesada speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center (TMC) and the University of Texas (UT) Physicians.
Clinical interests: Sarcoma, Multiple Myeloma, Melanoma
Dr. Sahba Nadeem's areas of specialization are adult hematology and adult oncology; she sees patients in Houston, TX and Pasadena, TX. Patient ratings for Dr. Nadeem average 3.5 stars out of 5. She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Nadeem graduated from Dow Medical College. Dr. Nadeem's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). She is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital.
Dr. Angela Lewis-Traylor, who practices in Pasadena, TX, is a medical specialist in emergency medicine and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). Dr. Lewis-Traylor honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at Temple University School of Medicine.
Dr. Mohammed Quraishi is an adult oncologist and medical oncologist in Pasadena, TX. The average patient rating for Dr. Quraishi is 3.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers.
Dr. Mohamed Haq specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Haq has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors.
Dr. Hans Altinger is a physician who specializes in gynecologic oncology. In his practice, Dr. Altinger focuses on cancer. Dr. Altinger is affiliated with St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston). He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.
Clinical interests: Cancer