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We found 23 oncologists who accept Blue Advantage Gold HMO 014 near Spring, TX.

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Dr. Charles L Yen, MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
17323 Red Oak
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Charles Yen's medical specialty is adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Yen's areas of expertise include the following: bladder cancer, lung cancer, and minor surgery. 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 studied medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine, and the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. For his professional training, Dr. Yen completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Yen (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and French. He is professionally affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Bone Marrow Aspiration, Sarcoidosis, Brain Cancer, Minor Surgery, Colon Cancer, Leukemia, Lung ... (Read more)

Dr. Krishna Kishore Pachipala, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
17323 Red Oak Drive
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Krishna Pachipala sees patients in Houston, TX, Shenandoah, TX, and Cypress, TX. His medical specialties are adult hematology and adult oncology. He is conversant in Spanish. His professional affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital, and Houston Northwest Medical Center. After attending Kurnool Medical College for medical school, Dr. Pachipala completed his residency training at Geisinger Medical Center. Dr. Pachipala takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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Dr. Eric Paul Kleinbaum, MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
17323 Red Oak Drive
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Eric Kleinbaum practices adult hematology and adult oncology. He honors 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 Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Kleinbaum attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College for medical school. His professional affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Dr. Laurent Gressot, MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
17323 Red Oak Drive
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Laurent Gressot, who practices in Houston, TX, Shenandoah, TX, and Cypress, TX, is a medical specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. After completing medical school at the University of Geneva Faculty of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Gressot has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Gressot is conversant in French. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Houston Northwest Medical Center. He is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Murtaza Najmuddin Bhuriwala, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
800 Peakwood Drive; Suite 5d
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Murtaza Bhuriwala sees patients in Kingwood, TX, The Woodlands, TX, and Tomball, TX. His medical specialties are adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Bhuriwala's areas of clinical interest consist of lung cancer, colon cancer, and breast cancer. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bhuriwala takes. His education and training includes medical school at Dow Medical College and residency at Grace Hospital, Detroit. Dr. Bhuriwala (or staff) is conversant in Urdu, Arabic, and Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Tomball Regional Medical Center, and Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Colon Cancer, Lung Cancer, Lymphoma, Breast Cancer

Dr. Samer Said Suki, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
800 Peakwood Drive; Suite 5d
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Samer Suki specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology and practices in Kingwood, TX, Tomball, TX, and Houston, TX. Areas of expertise for Dr. Suki include cancer, breast issues, and general care. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Suki accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Saint Agnes Hospital, Baltimore, Dr. Suki attended medical school at American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Suki (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Arabic, Spanish, and French. Dr. Suki's professional affiliations include Tomball Regional Medical Center, Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital, and Houston Northwest Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Cancer, General Care, Breast Issues, Blood Disorders

Dr. Mary Kurtz Crow, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
800 Peakwood Drive; Suite 5d
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Mary Crow specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Crow include breast cancer and blood disorders. She 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. She attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. She trained at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine for her residency. Dr. Crow's hospital/clinic affiliations include Tomball Regional Medical Center, Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital, and Houston Northwest Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Cancer, Blood Disorders, Breast Cancer

Dr. Gregory Todd Seymour, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
800 Peakwood; Suite 5-d
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Gregory Seymour's specialties are adult hematology and adult oncology. He practices in Kingwood, TX, The Woodlands, TX, and Houston, TX. Dr. Seymour's areas of expertise include the following: cancer, intrathecal chemotherapy (into the spinal fluid), and anemia. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. After attending Wayne State University School of Medicine, Dr. Seymour completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Seymour (or staff) speaks Spanish, French, and Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with Tomball Regional Medical Center, Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital, and Houston Northwest Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Intrathecal Chemotherapy, Sickle Cell Disease, Cancer, Blood Disorders, Chemotherapy, Anemia, Pain ... (Read more)

Dr. Pierre N Khoury, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
800 Peakwood; Suite D-5
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Pierre Khoury works as a hematologist and oncologist in Kingwood, TX, Tomball, TX, and Houston, TX. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Tomball Regional Medical Center and Houston Northwest Medical Center. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Khoury attended the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine and Saint Joseph University of Beirut for medical school and subsequently trained at North Shore Medical Center for residency.

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Dr. Mohsen Shahpouri Arani, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Geriatrics
800 Peakwood; Suite 5-d
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Mohsen Arani, who practices in Tomball, TX, Houston, TX, and The Woodlands, TX, is a medical specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and geriatrics (elderly care). He is affiliated with Tomball Regional Medical Center, Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital, and Houston Northwest Medical Center. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Arani takes. Dr. Arani is a graduate of the University of Debrecen Medical School and Health Science Center and Baylor College of Medicine.

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Dr. Craig Adam Kovitz, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
800 Peakwood Drive; Suite 5d
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Craig Kovitz specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology and practices in Tomball, TX, Kingwood, TX, and Huntsville, TX. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Tomball Regional Medical Center, Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital, and Houston Northwest Medical Center. Dr. Kovitz attended Mount Sinai School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Wilford Hall Medical Center for residency. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Anirudha Dasgupta, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
800 Peakwood Drive; Suite 5d
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Anirudha Dasgupta works as a hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist in Houston, TX, Huntsville, TX, and The Woodlands, TX. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Dasgupta accepts. He attended medical school at Maulana Azad Medical College. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital, Houston Northwest Medical Center, and Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital.

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Dr. David Peter Ellent, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
800 Peakwood Dr Swt 6f
Houston, TX
 

Dr. David Ellent is a physician who specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology. Patients gave Dr. Ellent an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He attended UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Ellent (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Russian and Ukrainian. His professional affiliations include Tomball Regional Medical Center and Houston Northwest Medical Center.

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Dr. Veena Chandrakar, MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
17323 Red Oak Drive
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Veena Chandrakar specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. She is rated highly by her patients. She is professionally affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital and Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital. Dr. Chandrakar honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. She graduated from St. George's University School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at Hahnemann University Hospital.

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Dr. Kirk Edward Kanady, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology, Diagnostic Radiology
25511 Budde Road; Suite 1201
Spring, TX
 

Dr. Kirk Kanady is a specialist in radiation oncology and diagnostic radiology. He works in Conroe, TX, Spring, TX, and The Woodlands, TX. Dr. Kanady has a special interest in brachytherapy (seed implants). His professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital and Tomball Regional Medical Center. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Amerigroup Star, and more. Dr. Kanady attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Massachusetts General Hospital for residency.

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Clinical interests: Brachytherapy

Dr. Nena Mirkovic, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1140-a Cypress Station Drive
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Nena Mirkovic is a radiation oncology specialist. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Tomball Regional Medical Center and Houston Northwest Medical Center. Dr. Mirkovic accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. She graduated from the University of Zagreb School of Medicine. Dr. Mirkovic trained at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University for residency.

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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.