We found 13 oncologists who accept Kaiser Permanente near Sacramento, CA.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
4501 X Street; Suite 3016
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Mrinal Dutia works as an adult hematologist and oncologist. Dr. Dutia accepts Blue Shield, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of the University of Mumbai and Grant Medical College.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
2025 Morse Avenue
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Hoa Duong is a medical specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Duong honors Medicare and Kaiser Permanente insurance. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine.

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Dr. I-Yeh Gong M.D.
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
4501 X Street; Suite 3016
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. I-Yeh Gong practices adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Gong studied medicine at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. He honors Medicare and Kaiser Permanente insurance.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
2025 Morse Avenue
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Lai Hui's areas of specialization are adult hematology and adult oncology; she sees patients in Sacramento, CA. She studied medicine at Jinan University. Dr. Hui takes Medicare and Kaiser Permanente insurance.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
average rating 2.5 stars (1 rating)
4501 X Street
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Richard Guy's specialties are adult hematology and adult oncology. He is in-network for Medicare and Kaiser Permanente insurance. Dr. Guy is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
4860 Y Street; Ob/gyn, Suite 2500
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Alireza Abidi practices gynecologic oncology. Dr. Abidi attended medical school at The National University of Iran. He accepts the following insurance: Medicare and Kaiser Permanente. He speaks Persian.

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Specializes in Surgical Oncology
2025 Morse Avenue
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Melinda Mortenson is a surgical oncologist. Dr. Mortenson is in-network for Medicare and Kaiser Permanente insurance. She is a graduate of the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
2025 Morse Avenue
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Vikas Mahavni's medical specialty is gynecologic oncology. He studied medicine at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Dr. Mahavni takes Kaiser Permanente insurance. Dr. Mahavni (or staff) is conversant in Hindi.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
2025 Morse Avenue
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Dazhi Cen practices adult hematology and adult oncology in Sacramento, CA. He is in-network for Medicare and Kaiser Permanente insurance. Dr. Cen is a graduate of Guangzhou Medical University. In addition to English, he speaks Mandarin and Cantonese.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
2025 Morse Avenue
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Tim Grennan's medical specialty is adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Grennan is in-network for Kaiser Permanente insurance. He graduated from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
2025 Morse Avenue
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Jeffrey Skilling works as a gynecologic oncologist in Sacramento, CA. Dr. Skilling is in-network for Medicare and Kaiser Permanente insurance. He attended medical school at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
2025 Morse Avenue
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Walter Kinney's area of specialization is gynecologic oncology. Dr. Kinney attended medical school at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Kaiser Permanente insurance.

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Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
average rating 3.5 stars (12 ratings)
87 Scripps Drive; Suite 310
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Kimberly Duran works as a gynecologic oncologist. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Duran accepts Medicare and Kaiser Permanente insurance.

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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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