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We found 6 hematologists who accept United Healthcare Bronze EPO near Port Arthur, TX.

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Dr. Syed Usama Saad Akhtar, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2501 Jimmy Johnson Boulevard; Suite 205
Port Arthur, TX
 

Dr. Syed Akhtar is a specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He is a graduate of Dow Medical College. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Akhtar is affiliated with Texas Oncology.

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Dr. Sriinivas Kodali, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2501 Jimmy Johnson Boulevard; Suite 205
Port Arthur, TX
 

Dr. Srinivas Kodali is a medical specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Kodali is affiliated with Texas Oncology. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Guntur Medical College.

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Dr. Rudranath Talukdar, MD
Specializes in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
8333 9th Avenue; Suite G
Port Arthur, TX
 

Dr. Rudranath Talukdar works as a hospice and palliative medicine specialist, hematologist, and adult oncologist in Waco, TX and Port Arthur, TX. Dr. Talukdar's clinical interests include cancer. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He obtained his medical school training at Calcutta National Medical College and the University of Calcutta and performed his residency at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. His distinctions include: Best Resident Award in Oncology and Raunaq Education Foundation Award. In addition to English, Dr. Talukdar (or staff) speaks Bengali, Hindi, and Punjabi. He is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
8333 9th Avenue; Ste: G
Port Arthur, TX
 

Dr. Harry Smith practices adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology in Port Arthur, TX and Houston, TX. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Smith studied medicine at Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
3535 Gates Boulevard
Port Arthur, TX
 

Dr. Essam Malaty specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology and practices in Port Arthur, TX. Dr. Malaty honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of the Northeast School of Medicine and New York Medical College.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
2001 9th Avenue; Suite 204
Port Arthur, TX
 

Dr. Ramesh Karia is an adult hematologist and adult oncologist in Port Arthur, TX. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Karia studied medicine at L.T. Municipal Medical College.

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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.