- 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 Silver Compass Balanced 4500 near Sherman, TX.
Dr. Lynn Canavan, who practices in McKinney, TX, Frisco, TX, and Plano, TX, is a medical specialist in general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). Her areas of expertise include cyst aspiration, fine needle aspiration (FNA), and sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB). Patient ratings for Dr. Canavan average 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Canavan takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Canavan graduated from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. She speaks Spanish. Her professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen, and Texas Oncology. Her practice is open to new patients.
Clinical interests: Cyst Aspiration, Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Lumpectomy, Mastectomy, Fine Needle Aspiration, ... (Read more)
Dr. Alex Ehsan specializes in adult oncology, medical oncology, and hematology (blood disorders) and practices in Sherman, TX and Denison, TX. He attended medical school at Central University of the East School of Medicine. His areas of expertise include salivary gland cancer, thrombocytosis (high platelet count), and thyroid cancer. Patients rated Dr. Ehsan highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Ehsan's distinctions include: Texas Super Doctors and Texas Rising Stars. His professional 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. Jill Heffernan is a physician who specializes in radiation oncology. These areas are among her clinical interests: stomach tumor, rectal cancer, and sinus cancer. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Heffernan honors. She graduated from Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine. Her residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). She is professionally 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's areas of specialization are adult oncology, medical oncology, and hematology (blood disorders). She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Roque is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. She is affiliated with Texas Oncology.
Dr. Amir Faridi practices adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Faridi is professionally affiliated with Texas Oncology and Medical Center of McKinney. He studied medicine at Dow Medical College. His residency was performed at Geisinger Medical Center and Mount Vernon Hospital. Dr. Faridi honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.