- 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 United Healthcare Silver near Sherman, TX.
Dr. Lynn Canavan's specialties are general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). She practices in McKinney, TX and Plano, TX. The average patient rating for Dr. Canavan is 3.0 stars out of 5. Her clinical interests include cyst aspiration, fine needle aspiration (FNA), and vacuum-assisted core breast biopsy. She is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen, and Texas Oncology. Dr. Canavan takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. She is accepting new patients. She studied medicine at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Canavan speaks Spanish.
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. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Ehsan's clinical interests include salivary gland cancer, thrombocytosis (high platelet count), and thyroid cancer. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas 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. He graduated from Central University of the East School of Medicine. Dr. Ehsan's 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. Amir Faridi works as a hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist. Before performing his residency at Geisinger Medical Center and Mount Vernon Hospital, Dr. Faridi attended Dow Medical College for medical school. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Faridi takes. Dr. Faridi speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Texas Oncology and Medical City McKinney (MCM).
Dr. Jill Heffernan is a specialist in radiation oncology. She works in Sherman, TX, Denison, TX, and McKinney, TX. These areas are among her clinical interests: stomach tumor, rectal cancer, and sinus cancer. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Heffernan attended Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). Her hospital/clinic affiliations include 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 works as an adult oncologist, medical oncologist, and hematologist. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Roque studied medicine at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. She is professionally affiliated with Texas Oncology.