- 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 5 oncologists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas Blue Choice near Sherman, TX.
Dr. Lynn Canavan is a general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery) specialist in McKinney, TX, Frisco, TX, and Plano, TX. She studied medicine at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Canavan include cyst aspiration, fine needle aspiration (FNA), and sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB). On average, patients gave her a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Canavan is conversant in Spanish. Her professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen, and Texas Oncology. She is accepting new patients.
Clinical interests: Cyst Aspiration, Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Lumpectomy, Mastectomy, Fine Needle Aspiration, ... (Read more)
Dr. Alex Ehsan is an oncologist, medical oncologist, and hematologist. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Clinical interests for Dr. Ehsan include salivary gland cancer, thrombocytosis (high platelet count), and thyroid cancer. Dr. Ehsan 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. He studied medicine at Central University of the East School of Medicine. Dr. Ehsan's distinctions include: Texas Super Doctors and Texas Rising Stars. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Oncology.
Clinical interests: Vulvar Cancer, Sickle Cell Disease, Skin Cancer, Salivary Gland Cancer, Soft Tissue Sarcoma, Tongue ... (Read more)
Dr. Amir Faridi is an adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology specialist in Sherman, TX, McKinney, TX, and Denison, TX. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Oncology and Medical Center of McKinney. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. After completing medical school at Dow Medical College, Dr. Faridi performed his residency at Geisinger Medical Center and Mount Vernon Hospital. He is conversant in Spanish.
Dr. Jill Heffernan practices radiation oncology. Her areas of expertise include the following: stomach tumor, rectal cancer, and sinus cancer. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Dr. Heffernan attended medical school at Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine. She is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Oncology.
Clinical interests: Rectal Problems, Urologic Cancer, Gynecologic Cancer, Abdominal Cancer, Bone Cancer, Brain Cancer, ... (Read more)
Dr. Tammy Roque is a medical specialist in adult oncology, medical oncology, and hematology (blood disorders). Dr. Roque is affiliated with Texas Oncology. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Roque honors. She attended medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport.