We found 51 oncologists who accept Humana HMO Open Access Copay 50/5000 near Aventura, FL.

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Dr. David Noel Bimston M.D.
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Other
average rating 4.87 stars (2 ratings)
1150 N. 35th Avenue; Suite 200
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. David Bimston is a general surgeon and surgical oncologist in Hollywood, FL and Boca Raton, FL. He obtained his medical school training at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and performed his residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He has a special interest in endocrine surgery. Dr. Bimston takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Washington University School High Honors and Dean's List. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West.

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Clinical interests: Endocrine Surgery

Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
1150 N. 35th Avenue; Suite 400
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Jacob Tangir works as a gynecologic oncologist. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. After completing medical school at Central University of Venezuela Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Tangir performed his residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Dr. Tangir (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Hebrew, Spanish, and French. His professional affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West.

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Dr. Harry Thomas Temple MD
Specializes in Oncology, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
average rating 4.48 stars (15 ratings)
20601 East Dixie Highway; Suite 410
Aventura, FL
 

Dr. Harry Temple, who practices in Miami, FL, Aventura, FL, and Fort Lauderdale, FL, is a medical specialist in oncology (cancer care) and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Temple is 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Temple include cancer and musculoskeletal problems. Dr. Temple honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Temple attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. He has received professional recognition including the following: South Florida Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Aventura Hospital and Medical Center, Nicklaus Children's Hospital, and Plantation General Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Musculoskeletal Problems, Cancer

Specializes in Other, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1150 N 35th Avenue; Suite 170
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Sayeh Lavasani is an adult oncology and medical oncology specialist in Hollywood, FL. Dr. Lavasani honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of Tehran University of Medical Sciences and Iran University of Medical Sciences. She is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1150 N 35th Avenue; Suite 330, Primary Office
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Jennifer Zikria works as an adult hematologist and adult oncologist. Dr. Zikria is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. After attending SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine for medical school, she completed her residency training at Lenox Hill Hospital. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Daniel Weingard, MD
Specializes in General Practice, General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
average rating 3.91 stars (14 ratings)
21110 Biscayne Boulevard; Suite 400
Aventura, FL
 

Dr. Daniel Weingrad's specialties are general practice, general surgery, and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). He practices in Aventura, FL and Miami, FL. He graduated from Harvard Medical School and then he performed his residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital, National Cancer Institute, and a hospital affiliated with the University of Maryland. Dr. Weingrad has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Weingrad include: Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition and Florida Super Doctors. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Weingrad is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Pembroke, Aventura Hospital and Medical Center, and Memorial Regional Hospital (Hollywood, FL) - Main Campus.

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Specializes in Surgical Oncology
1150 North 35 Avenue; Suite 170, Primary Office
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Erica Bloomquist works as a cancer surgeon in Hollywood, FL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Bloomquist include breast cancer surgery. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. Before performing her residency at Naval Medical Center San Diego, Dr. Bloomquist attended Wake Forest University School of Medicine. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Clinical interests: Breast Cancer Surgery

Dr. Gershwin Theophilus Blyden M.D.
Specializes in Oncology, Internal Medicine, Hematology
average rating 5 stars (1 rating)
3858 Sheridan Street; Suite S
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Gershwin Blyden practices oncology (cancer care) and hematology (blood disorders) in Miami, FL and Hollywood, FL. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. Dr. Blyden honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients. He attended medical school at Yale School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Massachusetts General Hospital.

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Specializes in General Practice, General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Other, Nuclear Medicine
21110 Biscayne Boulevard; Suite 400
Aventura, FL
 

Dr. Seza Gulec is a general practitioner, general surgeon, and surgical oncologist in Miami, FL and Aventura, FL. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Gulec attended medical school at Ankara University. In addition to English, he speaks Turkish. Dr. Gulec's hospital/clinic affiliations include Aventura Hospital and Medical Center and Kendall Regional Medical Center.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1150 N 35th Avenue; Suite 170
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Atif Hussein practices adult hematology and adult oncology. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Hussein graduated from American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center and American University of Beirut Medical Center. Dr. Hussein has received professional recognition including the following: South Florida Super Doctors and American Cancer Society Clinical Onocology Career Development Award Baker-Norton Pharmaceutical. He speaks Arabic.

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Specializes in Urologic Oncology, Surgical Oncology
average rating 4 stars (9 ratings)
20801 Biscayne Boulevard; Suite 203
Aventura, FL
 

Dr. Mark Soloway specializes in urologic oncology and surgical oncology (cancer surgery) and practices in Aventura, FL, Boca Raton, FL, and Miami, FL. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West. Dr. Soloway honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Dr. Soloway performed his residency at the University Hospitals, Cleveland. He has received professional recognition including the following: South Florida Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
average rating 5 stars (2 ratings)
1150 N 35th Avenue; Suite #170
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Michel Vulfovich practices adult hematology and adult oncology. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He is a graduate of the University of Anahuac Faculty of Health Sciences. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Vulfovich has received include Resident Achievement Award, Emory University; Graduated with honors, Universidad Anahuac School of Medicine; and Recognition of Academic Excellence, Universidad Anahuac School of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Vulfovich speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West.

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Specializes in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Oncology, Other, Hematology
1150 N 35th Avenue; Suite 330
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Patrick Reynolds specializes in hospice and palliative medicine (end-of-life care and serious illness), oncology (cancer care), and hematology (blood disorders). In his practice, Dr. Reynolds focuses on psychiatry, pain management, and palliative care. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital West and Memorial Regional Hospital (Hollywood, FL) - Main Campus. Dr. Reynolds studied medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Reynolds honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Psychiatry, Palliative Care, Pain Management

Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
average rating 3.36 stars (36 ratings)
3990 Sheridan Street; Suite 214, Primary Office
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Yvette Ans practices gynecologic oncology. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with New York Medical College, Dr. Ans attended Autonomous University of Santo Domingo Faculty of Medicine for medical school. She speaks Spanish. She is affiliated with Memorial Regional Hospital (Hollywood, FL) - Main Campus.

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Specializes in Pediatric Hematology, Pediatric Oncology
1150 N 35th Avenue; Suite 100
Hollywood, FL
 

Dr. Carmen Ballestas practices pediatric hematology and pediatric oncology in Hollywood, FL. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. She is a graduate of the University of the North and a graduate of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center's residency program. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Ballestas has received include Outstanding First-year Pediatric Resident, TTUHSC; Chief Resident Pediatrics, TTUHSC; and Chairman Award, TTUHSC, 2006 Magic. Dr. Ballestas speaks Spanish. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital West, and Memorial Regional Hospital (Hollywood, FL) - Main Campus.

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Dr. Leon Egozi MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
average rating 3 stars (13 ratings)
21150 Biscayne Boulevard; Suite 201
Aventura, FL
 

Dr. Leon Egozi is a general surgeon and surgical oncologist in Aventura, FL and Miami Beach, FL. After attending Medical College of Wisconsin for medical school, he completed his residency training at Flushing Hospital Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. His areas of expertise consist of cool lipo, hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating), and coolsculpting. Dr. Egozi is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Egozi is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. In addition to English, Dr. Egozi (or staff) speaks Hebrew, Spanish, and French. He is professionally affiliated with Aventura Hospital and Medical Center, Memorial Regional Hospital (Hollywood, FL) - Main Campus, and Mercy Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Hyperhidrosis, Mastectomy, CoolSculpting, Skin Tightening, Cool Lipo

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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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