We found 6 oncologists who accept Blue Advantage Gold HMO 015 near San Marcos, TX.

Showing 1-6 of 6
Selecting one of the sort options will cause this page to reload and list providers by the selected sort order.
Dr. James Vh Uyeki, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1308 Wonder World Drive
San Marcos, TX
 

Dr. James Uyeki is a medical specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Oncology, Seton Healthcare Family, and Central Texas Medical Center. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Dr. Uyeki attended medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Dr. Uyeki accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers.

Read more
Dr. Richard Scott Lawson, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1308 Wonder World Drive
San Marcos, TX
 

Dr. R. Lawson is a medical specialist in radiation oncology. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He attended the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. Dr. Lawson is affiliated with Texas Oncology, Seton Healthcare Family, and Central Texas Medical Center.

Read more
Dr. Shaun Patrick McKenzie, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
1308 Wonder World Drive
San Marcos, TX
 

Dr. Shaun McKenzie's areas of specialization are general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery); he sees patients in Austin, TX and San Marcos, TX. Dr. McKenzie is affiliated with Texas Oncology and Seton Healthcare Family. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine and subsequently trained at the University of Kentucky Medical Center for residency. Dr. McKenzie has received the distinction of Texas Rising Stars.

Read more
Dr. Rene Alberto Castillo, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1308 Wonder World Drive
San Marcos, TX
 

Dr. Rene Castillo works as a hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist in Austin, TX and San Marcos, TX. Dr. Castillo's hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Oncology, Seton Healthcare Family, and Central Texas Medical Center. He attended medical school at La Salle University, Mexican Faculty of Medicine and Xochicalco University. He completed his residency training at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Castillo has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors.

Read more
Dr. Jason Landon Smith, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1308 Wonder World Drive
San Marcos, TX
 

Dr. Jason Smith, who practices in San Marcos, TX, Austin, TX, and Bastrop, TX, is a medical specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Smith's hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Oncology, Seton Healthcare Family, and Central Texas Medical Center. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dr. Smith attended Duke University School of Medicine.

Read more

Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1304 Wonder World Drive
San Marcos, TX
 

Dr. David Jones' area of specialization is radiation oncology. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Jones is a graduate of the University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry and Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors.

Read more

Conditions / Treatments

Insurance

Medicare Patient Age

Medicare Patient Conditions

Medicare Patient Ethnicity

Additional Information

Distinctions

Online Communication

Patient Demographic

Practice Affiliation

Time Commitments

Certifications

Fellowship

Medical School

Residency

Specialty

Years Since Graduation

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.
Selecting a checkbox option will refresh the page.