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Dr. Eric Lamar Saunders, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1400 S Orange Avenue
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Eric Saunders is a specialist in radiation oncology. He works in Orlando, FL and Clermont, FL. He attended medical school at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Dr. Saunders trained at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) for residency. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with South Lake Hospital.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 41
  • Charge (avg.): $209
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $103
Dr. Maneesh Gossain, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
52 West Gore Street
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Maneesh Gossain is a radiation oncology specialist in Sanford, FL and Orlando, FL. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Gossain attended medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Gossain completed residency programs at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota and a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. He is affiliated with Orlando Health and Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), brachytherapy (seed implants), external beam radiation therapy (EBRT)

All Interests: Retinoblastoma, Brain Cancer, Larynx Cancer, Liver Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Sarcoma, Skin Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard J Lee, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
52 West Gore Street
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Richard Lee specializes in radiation oncology. He is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. After attending Boston University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Mayo Clinic. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lee honors.

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Relevant Interests: , intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), brachytherapy (seed implants), external beam radiation therapy (EBRT)

All Interests: External Beam Radiation Therapy, Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy, Brachytherapy, CT Scan, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Radiation Oncology
2501 N Orange Avenue; Suite 181
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Michael Sombeck is a radiation oncologist. The average patient rating for Dr. Sombeck is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is affiliated with Orlando Health. Dr. Sombeck honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. After attending Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Dr. Sombeck completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Southern Illinois University.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 60
  • Charge (avg.): $209 - $1,355
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $104 - $393

Specializes in Radiation Oncology
483 N Semoran Boulevard; Suite 107
Winter Park, FL
 

Dr. David Diamond is a radiation oncologist in Winter Park, FL. Dr. Diamond is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Medicine. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 72
  • Charge (avg.): $209 - $1,355
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $104 - $393

Specializes in Radiation Oncology
483 N Semoran Boulevard; Suite 107
Winter Park, FL
 

Dr. Kelly Lafave's specialty is radiation oncology. Dr. Lafave attended medical school at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 41
  • Charge (avg.): $209 - $1,355
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $104 - $393

Specializes in Radiation Oncology
2501 N Orange Avenue; Suite 182
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Mark Harvey is a radiation oncology specialist in Orlando, FL. Dr. Harvey is a graduate of the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. He accepts 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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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 13
  • Charge (avg.): $295
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $111

Specializes in Radiation Oncology
1561 W Fairbanks Avenue; Suite 100
Winter Park, FL
 

Dr. Alan Forbes, who practices in Winter Park, FL, is a medical specialist in radiation oncology. Dr. Forbes studied medicine at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. He 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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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 88
  • Charge (avg.): $500 - $1,500
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $224 - $393
Dr. William Alan Friedman, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery
89 W. Copeland Drive; 2nd Floor
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. William Friedman's specialty is neurosurgery. His areas of expertise include spinal cord tumor, hemifacial spasm, and brain surgery. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Friedman honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Friedman graduated from Ohio State University College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Shands at the University of Florida. His professional affiliations include the University of Florida Health (UF Health), Orlando Health, and North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS), Gamma Knife radiosurgery

All Interests: Brain AVM, Gamma Knife Radiosurgery, Brain Surgery, Cancer, Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Brain Tumor, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Dermatopathology
130 Hillcrest Street
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Stricker practices dermatopathology. Dr. Stricker honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 57
  • Charge (avg.): $25
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $20
Dr. Hunaldo Jose Villalobos, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Neurosurgery
801 N. Orange Avenue; Suite 720
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Hunaldo Villalobos is a specialist in neurosurgery. He attended medical school at the University of Zulia School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo for his residency. Dr. Villalobos's patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Villalobos is an in-network provider for Coresource, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Osceola Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , Gamma Knife radiosurgery, robotic stereotactic radiosurgery (CyberKnife)

All Interests: Disc Problems, Kyphoplasty, Lamina Procedures, Neuroendoscopy, Artificial Disc Replacement, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, Hematology
1400 S Orange Avenue
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Dipali Trivedi is a general internist. She studied medicine at New York Medical College. Dr. Trivedi is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Orlando VA Medical Center and Bay Pines VA Healthcare System.

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Relevant Interests: , brachytherapy (seed implants), radiation therapy

All Interests: PET Scan, Bone Cancer, Sickle Cell Disease, Bone Problems, Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome, ... (Read more)

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What is Radiation Therapy?

Radiation therapy, or radiotherapy, uses high energy rays to treat tumors or cancer. Radiation damages the DNA of cancer cells, killing them or making it impossible for them to divide and for cancer to spread. Radiation therapy can be used alone or in combination with surgery or other treatments, such as chemotherapy. It is an option for tumors that cannot be easily accessed surgically, such as those at the base of the skull, and it can be used following surgical cancer treatment to remove remaining cancerous tissue and prevent recurrence of cancer. Sometimes radiation therapy is used as a palliative treatment to shrink tumors. Rather than cure your condition, palliative treatments treat symptoms, such as pain caused by spinal tumors and problems with eating or drinking caused by esophageal tumors.

The type of therapy you receive will depend on the size, type, and location of your tumor or cancer, as well as the sensitivity of the surrounding healthy tissue, your age, and your medical history. Radiation treatment may be delivered in two ways:

  • Internally, meaning radioactive material is placed inside of your body. Brachytherapy is a commonly used method of internal radiation therapy. Using catheters or needles, radioactive seeds or pellets are placed inside the body, and over the course of several weeks or a few months, the seeds will deliver radiation. Permanent brachytherapy leaves the seeds in your body permanently without causing side effects while temporary brachytherapy removes them after a treatment session.
  • Externally, using a machine that aims radiation beams outside of your body. External radiation therapy is also known as external beam radiation therapy (EBRT). There are several types of EBRT, which differ in intensity and type of beams used. EBRT can be done before surgery (preoperatively), during surgery (intraoperatively), or after surgery (post-operatively).

Before you undergo radiation therapy, a team of medical professionals, including a radiation oncologist, will work with you to determine a treatment plan. This will involve mapping the area around the tumor or cancer, determining proper positioning for treatment delivery, and determining dosage. Treatment delivery will occur in sessions over the course of several weeks or months, depending on the type and size of cancer and its location in the body, among other factors.

Although radiation therapy aims to target only cancerous cells, damage to normal healthy cells may occur. You might experience side effects from radiation during treatment or in the months and years following it. They are dependent on the areas treated and may include fatigue, nausea, vomiting, skin irritation, hair loss, memory loss, and infertility. Your oncologist will take into account the amount of radiation that different areas of your body can receive safely while determining your treatment plan.

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