We found 6 surgical oncologists who accept Humana near San Mateo, CA.

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Kimberly Moore Dalal MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
average rating 4.8 stars (75 ratings)
222 West 39th Avenue; Second Floor
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Kimberly Dalal, who practices in San Mateo, CA and Burlingame, CA, is a medical specialist in general surgery, surgical oncology (cancer surgery), and colon & rectal surgery. Dr. Dalal's education and training includes medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School. Clinical interests for Dr. Dalal include video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), colorectal surgery procedures, and cancer surgery. Patients gave her an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Dalal honors. She is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, San Mateo Medical Center, and California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC). Dr. Dalal has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Thoracic Surgery Procedures, Cancer Surgery, Colorectal Surgery Procedures, ... (Read more)

Rudolf Fabian Buntic MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery, Surgical Oncology
average rating 5 stars (3 ratings)
101 N. El Camino Real; Suite A
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Rudolf Buntic is a plastic surgeon, hand surgeon, and cancer surgeon in San Francisco, CA and San Mateo, CA. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Areas of expertise for Dr. Buntic include microsurgery and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Buntic is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Brown & Toland Physicians. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients. Dr. Buntic attended McGill University Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Stanford University Medical Center for residency. He has received professional recognition including the following: San Francisco Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Microsurgery, Reconstructive Surgery

Dr. Randolph Wy Wong M.D.
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Colon & Rectal Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
average rating 4.8 stars (74 ratings)
222 West 39th Avenue; Second Floor
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Randolph Wong works as a general surgeon, surgical oncologist, and colon and rectal surgeon in Burlingame, CA, San Mateo, CA, and Daly City, CA. In his practice, he is particularly interested in colorectal surgery procedures. Dr. Wong's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, San Mateo Medical Center, and Mills-Peninsula Division. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Arizona, Dr. Wong attended medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Wong accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Colorectal Surgery Procedures

Dirk Baumann M.D.
Specializes in Vascular Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Thoracic Surgery
average rating 4.8 stars (86 ratings)
222 West 39th Avenue; Second Floor
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Dirk Baumann sees patients in San Mateo, CA, Burlingame, CA, and Daly City, CA. His medical specialties are vascular surgery, surgical oncology (cancer surgery), and thoracic surgery. Dr. Baumann attended medical school at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Clinical interests for Dr. Baumann include abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) and endovascular surgery. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Baumann honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: San Francisco Super Doctors. Dr. Baumann is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, San Mateo Medical Center, and Mills-Peninsula Division. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Vascular Surgery Procedures, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Endovascular Surgery

Andrea P. Metkus M.D.
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
average rating 4.8 stars (99 ratings)
50 S. San Mateo; Suite 360
Burlingame, CA
 

Dr. Andrea Metkus' medical specialty is general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). On average, patients gave her a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Her areas of expertise include breast surgery. Dr. Metkus takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Dr. Metkus attended medical school at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. Her professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, San Mateo Medical Center, and Mills-Peninsula Division. Dr. Metkus is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Breast Surgery

Bruce Allen M.D.
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Cardiothoracic Surgery
average rating 4.59 stars (88 ratings)
50 S San Mateo Drive; Suite 360
San Mateo, CA
 

Dr. Bruce Allen is a general surgeon, surgical oncologist, and cardiothoracic surgeon in San Mateo, CA. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests encompass melanoma, robotic surgery, and laparoscopic surgery. Dr. Allen is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. After completing medical school at Stanford University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, San Mateo Medical Center, and Mills-Peninsula Division. Dr. Allen has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Melanoma, Laparoscopic Surgery, Robotic Surgery

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What is Surgical Oncology?

Surgical oncology is the use of surgery to diagnose or treat cancer, or to manage the symptoms of cancer. The Egyptians pioneered the treatment of cancer using surgery, removing breast tumors as early as the seventh century. These days, surgical oncology is much more complex and effective. Most cancer treatments involve surgery, and in some cases it is the only treatment needed.

Surgical oncologists work together with medical oncologists and radiation oncologists to provide care for cancer patients. Along with medical oncologists, surgical oncologists tend to be the primary providers of cancer treatment. Almost every cancer patient will have a medical or surgical oncologist who is in charge of managing their treatment and making decisions about their care.

The specialized knowledge of a surgical oncologist is less about surgical techniques (which may be very similar to techniques used by a general surgeon) and more about an understanding of cancer itself. Surgical oncologists have an advanced knowledge of how cancer presents and changes, and they know the best way to use surgery to treat cancer.

Surgical oncology is a rapidly advancing specialty, and many new techniques and procedures have been developed in recent years, including minimally invasive surgery and robotic surgery. A surgical oncologist is able to safely wield these complicated techniques to remove tumors from the body.
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