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We found 15 radiation oncologists who accept Bronze Choice HSA 6300 - 2 near Richardson, TX.

Dr. Jerry Lee Barker Sr., MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
8196 Walnut Hill Lane; Suite 100
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Jerry Barker's area of specialization is radiation oncology. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas and Texas Oncology. He 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. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Barker's office for an appointment. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors.

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Dr. Donald Everett Schwarz, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
8196 Walnut Hill Lane; Suite 100
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Donald Schwarz specializes in radiation oncology and practices in Dallas, TX. His professional affiliations include Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, Texas Oncology, and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Schwarz's practice is open to new patients. Dr. Schwarz studied medicine at the University of Louisville School of Medicine.

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Dr. Jessamy Anne Boyd, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology, Medical Oncology, Nuclear Radiology
7777 Forest Lane D-110
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Jessamy Boyd is a medical specialist in radiation oncology, medical oncology, and nuclear radiology. Her professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Lake Pointe Medical Center, and Texas Oncology. Dr. Boyd honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at Duke University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Louisville, Dr. Boyd attended Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine for medical school. She has received the distinction of Texas Rising Stars.

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Dr. Alan A Slomowitz, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology, Nuclear Radiology
10425 North Central Expressway
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Alan Slomowitz is a physician who specializes in radiation oncology and nuclear radiology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Slomowitz include infertility. He is affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, VA North Texas Health Care System (VANTHCS), and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. Dr. Slomowitz graduated from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Princess Margaret Hospital. 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. Slomowitz welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Infertility

Dr. John Kevin OConnor, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Radiation Oncology
7777 Forest Lane; Suite D400
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. John O'Connor is a medical specialist in radiation oncology. Dr. O'Connor's areas of expertise include the following: lung cancer, gamma knife radiosurgery, and skull base surgery. He is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Oncology. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He attended Tulane University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Utah.

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Clinical interests: Liver Cancer, Skull Base Surgery, Gamma Knife Radiosurgery, Skull Base Tumors, Cyberknife ... (Read more)

Dr. Anand Thanwar Shivnani, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
7777 Forest Lane; Building D, Suite 110
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Anand Shivnani practices radiation oncology. His areas of expertise include the following: stomach tumor, rectal cancer, and sinus cancer. Dr. Shivnani takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and residency at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. Dr. Shivnani has received distinctions including Texas Rising Stars and Texas Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Oncology.

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Clinical interests: Rectal Problems, Urologic Cancer, Gynecologic Cancer, Abdominal Cancer, Bone Cancer, Brain Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Clinton Sangkyu Park, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
12221 Merit Drive; Suite 500
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Clinton Park's specialty is radiation oncology. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas for residency. Dr. Park's professional affiliations include Texas Health Resources, Baylor Scott & White Health, and Texas Oncology.

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Dr. James Joseph Petrikas Sr., DO
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
4708 Alliance Boulevard; Suite 150
Plano, TX
 

Dr. James Petrikas works as a radiation oncologist. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Petrikas is professionally affiliated with Texas Oncology.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology, Other
12606 Greenville Avenue; Suite 1
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Timothy Nichols practices radiation oncology. He attended medical school at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He trained at the University of Maryland Medical Center for his residency. Dr. Nichols takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Nichols is affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano. He has an open panel.

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Specializes in Pediatric Radiology, Radiation Oncology, Radiological Physics, Vascular & Interventional Radiology, Neuroradiology, Diagnostic Radiology, Nuclear Radiology
3301 East Renner Road; Suite 100
Richardson, TX
 

Dr. Andrea Lundell works as a pediatric radiologist, radiation oncologist, and interventional radiologist in Rockwall, TX, Paris, TX, and Richardson, TX. Dr. Lundell honors United Healthcare EPO, United Healthcare Bronze, and United Healthcare Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of Yale School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
2805 E President George Bush Highway
Richardson, TX
 

Dr. Paul Derose works as a radiation oncologist. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Derose is a graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School. He is affiliated with VA North Texas Health Care System (VANTHCS).

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
12606 Greenville Avenue; Suite 160
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Wilson Hernandez is a radiation oncology specialist. Dr. Hernandez is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Cigna FocusIn, and Cigna Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Valle.

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Dr. Dale Eugene Fuller, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
12221 Merit Drive; #500
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Dale Fuller specializes in radiation oncology. Dr. Fuller is a graduate of the University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
12606 Greenville Avenue; Suite 160
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Wilhelm Lubbe sees patients in Plano, TX and Dallas, TX. His medical specialty is radiation oncology. After completing medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College, Dr. Lubbe performed his residency at Fox Chase Cancer Center. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lubbe takes. He has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars. Dr. Lubbe is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Resources.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
5925 Forest Lane; Suite 416
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Manoj Reddy's specialty is radiation oncology. He attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Reddy is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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What is Radiation Oncology?

Radiation oncologists are physicians who are specially trained in the safe use of radiation to treat cancer. Usually, they will manage a patient’s entire radiation treatment, from the imaging that will guide decisions, to the choices about what kind of radiation therapy to use.

Radiation is one of the few substances that can kill cancer cells and even shrink tumors. It does this by damaging DNA. When DNA becomes sufficiently damaged, cells can no longer reproduce, and they stop growing and die. Cancer cells are more susceptible to radiation than healthy tissue, because they reproduce faster. So typically, cancer cells exposed to radiation will be affected faster than healthy cells will. However it’s still important to protect healthy tissue as much as possible.

There are three ways that radiation can be delivered to the body. It can come from outside the body, delivered by a machine in much the same way x-rays are taken. This is called external-beam radiation. Sometimes the radiation is delivered internally, which is called brachytherapy. Tiny pellets of radioactive material are placed directly onto the cancer, where they can release radiation for a period of time. Some cancers are best treated systemically, with radioactive substances that travel through the bloodstream. Radiation oncologists decide which type of radiation therapy is best, developing a treatment plan for each patient that maximizes the benefits of the radiation while minimizing the risk to any healthy tissue.

Radiation oncologists may work with other kinds of physicians, such as medical oncologists or surgeons, to treat their patients. Sometimes patients are anxious about radiation therapy because it sounds dangerous. But radiation therapy won’t turn you radioactive. It’s safe, and so effective against many different types of cancer that it is one of the most common cancer treatments. Depending on the treatment, it may not even have noticeable side effects.

Radiation oncologists can be important allies in your fight against cancer.