- 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 4 oncologists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Silver HMO near Sherman, TX.
Dr. Alex Ehsan is a specialist in adult oncology, medical oncology, and hematology (blood disorders). His areas of expertise include salivary gland cancer, thrombocytosis (high platelet count), and thyroid cancer. Dr. Ehsan is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Oncology. He is a graduate of Central University of the East School of Medicine. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Ehsan accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. His distinctions include: Texas Super Doctors and Texas Rising Stars.
Clinical interests: Vulvar Cancer, Sickle Cell Disease, Skin Cancer, Salivary Gland Cancer, Soft Tissue Sarcoma, Tongue ... (Read more)
Dr. Jill Heffernan is a radiation oncologist in Sherman, TX, Denison, TX, and McKinney, TX. Dr. Heffernan's areas of expertise include stomach tumor, rectal cancer, and sinus cancer. Her professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Oncology. She is a graduate of Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine. Dr. Heffernan's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.
Clinical interests: Rectal Problems, Urologic Cancer, Gynecologic Cancer, Abdominal Cancer, Bone Cancer, Brain Cancer, ... (Read more)
Dr. Amir Faridi, who practices in Sherman, TX, McKinney, TX, and Denison, TX, is a medical specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Oncology and Medical City McKinney (MCM). He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Faridi obtained his medical school training at Dow Medical College and performed his residency at Geisinger Medical Center and Mount Vernon Hospital. He speaks Spanish.
Dr. Tammy Roque is a specialist in adult oncology, medical oncology, and hematology (blood disorders). She works in Sherman, TX. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Roque takes. She is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. Dr. Roque is professionally affiliated with Texas Oncology.