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We found 8 oncologists who accept Humana Platinum near Oconomowoc, WI.

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Dr. Janet Gail Turner, MD
Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
791 Summit Avenue
Oconomowoc, WI
 

Dr. Janet Turner is a physician who specializes in gynecologic oncology. Her education and training includes medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine and residency at Bayfront Medical Center. She has indicated that her clinical interests include cancer. Dr. Turner honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Waukesha Memorial Hospital and Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Cancer

Dr. Laura Lynn Raftery, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
791 Summit Avenue
Oconomowoc, WI
 

Dr. Laura Raftery is a specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. She has indicated that her clinical interests include cancer. Dr. Raftery is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of North Carolina (UNC), Dr. Raftery attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. She is professionally affiliated with Waukesha Memorial Hospital and Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Cancer

Dr. James Curtis Jones, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
791 Summit Avenue
Oconomowoc, WI
 

Dr. James Jones' area of specialization is radiation oncology. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University and a hospital affiliated with MSU College of Human Medicine. Dr. Jones is professionally affiliated with Waukesha Memorial Hospital and Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital.

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Dr. Hamid Saadati, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
791 Summit Avenue
Oconomowoc, WI
 

Dr. Hamid Saadati works as an adult hematologist, adult oncologist, and medical oncologist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Saadati include cancer. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Saadati honors. He is a graduate of Albany Medical College. Dr. Saadati's medical residency was performed at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He is professionally affiliated with Waukesha Memorial Hospital and Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Cancer

Dr. Timothy R Wassenaar, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
791 Summit Avenue
Oconomowoc, WI
 

Dr. Timothy Wassenaar practices adult hematology and adult oncology in Waukesha, WI and Oconomowoc, WI. Areas of expertise for Dr. Wassenaar include cancer. His professional affiliations include Waukesha Memorial Hospital and Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital. He graduated from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Wisconsin. Dr. Wassenaar takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Cancer

Dr. Wingate Foster Clapper, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
791 Summit Avenue
Oconomowoc, WI
 

Dr. Wingate Clapper, who practices in Waukesha, WI, Oconomowoc, WI, and Mukwonago, WI, is a medical specialist in radiation oncology. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Clapper attended medical school at Northeast Ohio Medical University. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Waukesha Memorial Hospital and Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital.

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Dr. Bambi R Weyers, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
791 Summit Avenue
Oconomowoc, WI
 

Dr. Bambi Weyers sees patients in Waukesha, WI, Oconomowoc, WI, and Mukwonago, WI. Her medical specialty is radiation oncology. After attending the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health for medical school, she completed her residency training at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis and Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Weyers is affiliated with Waukesha Memorial Hospital and Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
19800 Aurora Drive
Oconomowoc, WI
 

Dr. Sailaja Kamaraju's specialties are adult hematology and adult oncology. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kamaraju honors. She graduated from Guntur Medical College. She is professionally affiliated with Milwaukee VA Medical Center.

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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.