- 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.
We found 3 oncologists who accept United Healthcare POS near Santa Rosa, CA.
Dr. Elizabeth Peralta is a specialist in surgical oncology (cancer surgery). Her areas of expertise include breast surgery. Dr. Peralta is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Pacific Community Provider Network, and Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital. She is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. She welcomes new patients. She graduated from the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine. Dr. Peralta's residency was performed at Virginia Mason Medical Center.
Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Breast Surgery
Dr. Ying Cao's specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. She practices in Santa Rosa, CA, San Jose, CA, and Los Gatos, CA. She speaks Mandarin. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Cao include chemotherapy, bone marrow exam (aspiration and biopsy), and gastrointestinal cancer. Dr. Cao is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Pacific Community Provider Network, and Good Samaritan Hospital. Dr. Cao graduated from Nanjing Medical University. Her residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Cao honors. Dr. Cao has an open panel.
Clinical interests: Bone Marrow Exam, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Lymphoma, Blood Disorders, Chemotherapy, Breast Cancer
Dr. David Nguyen is a medical oncologist and hematologist. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. Dr. Nguyen is a graduate of Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Pacific Community Provider Network, and Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital. He has an open panel.