We found 7 oncologists who accept Humana Catastrophic near Oshkosh, WI.

Dr. Carol Ann Diamond, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology, Pediatric Oncology
855 N Westhaven Drive
Oshkosh, WI
 

Dr. Carol Diamond specializes in pediatric hematology and pediatric oncology and practices in Madison, WI, Green Bay, WI, and Oshkosh, WI. Areas of expertise for Dr. Diamond include chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP), and myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS). She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Her education and training includes medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She has received distinctions including Madison Magazine Top Docs; UW Health Patient Experience Physician Champion Award; and Best Doctors in America. She is professionally affiliated with the University of Wisconsin (UW) Health.

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Dr. Pamela J Vanderwall-Lois, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
855 N Westhaven Drive
Oshkosh, WI
 

Dr. Pamela Vanderwall's specialty is radiation oncology. She takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Vanderwall attended Medical College of Wisconsin and then went on to complete her residency at Ohio State University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Aurora Medical Center in Manitowoc County, Aurora Medical Center in Oshkosh, and Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center.

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Dr. Shamsuddin Virani, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
855 N Westhaven Drive
Oshkosh, WI
 

Dr. Shamsuddin Virani specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology and practices in Oshkosh, WI, Milwaukee, WI, and Fond Du Lac, WI. Dr. Virani is rated highly by his patients. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Virani honors. After completing medical school at Aga Khan University Medical College, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with West Virginia University. He is professionally affiliated with Aurora Medical Center in Oshkosh.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
491 S Washburn Street
Oshkosh, WI
 

Dr. Karen Gremminger's specialties are adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Gremminger honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine.

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Dr. Zahid N Dar, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
855 N Westhaven Drive
Oshkosh, WI
 

Dr. Zahid Dar is a medical specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Dar attended King Edward Medical University for medical school and subsequently trained at Jersey Shore University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) for residency. Dr. Dar (or staff) is conversant in Urdu. He is professionally affiliated with Aurora Medical Center in Oshkosh.

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Dr. Michael Y Hsie, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
855 N Westhaven Drive; Department of Radiation Oncology
Oshkosh, WI
 

Dr. Michael Hsie's medical specialty is radiation oncology. Dr. Hsie's education and training includes medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Upstate Medical University. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Aurora Medical Center in Manitowoc County, Aurora Medical Center in Oshkosh, and Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
2700 W 9th Avenue; Suite 11
Oshkosh, WI
 

Dr. Rick Davis is an Oshkosh, WI physician who specializes in radiation oncology. Dr. Davis studied medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Davis honors.

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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.
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