We found 4 hematologists who accept Humana Simplicity near Independence, MO.

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Dr. Larry A Rosen, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
19550 E 39th Street S; Suite 400
Independence, MO
 

Dr. Larry Rosen is a hematologist and adult oncologist in Lees Summit, MO and Independence, MO. Dr. Rosen's clinical interests include cancer surgery, colon cancer, and thyroid cancer. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Belton Regional Medical Center, Lee's Summit Medical Center, and Carondelet Health. He attended medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Dr. Rosen takes Coventry, TRICARE, and CorVel, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Breast Pain, Intrathecal Chemotherapy, Bone Marrow Aspiration, PET Scan, Gynecologic Cancer, Bone ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Louis Talley, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
3889 South Jackson Drive
Independence, MO
 

Dr. Robert Talley practices adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology in Lees Summit, MO and Independence, MO. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and performed his residency at Ohio State University Medical Center. Dr. Talley is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Lafayette Regional Health Center, Research Hospital, and Lee's Summit Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Intrathecal Chemotherapy, Thyroid Cancer, Bone Marrow Aspiration, Clinical Trials, Bone Marrow ... (Read more)

Dr. Mohammad Mozayen, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
3889 S. Jackson Drive
Independence, MO
 

Dr. Mohammad Mozayen is a physician who specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Mozayen takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Mozayen trained at McLaren Regional Medical Center. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Belton Regional Medical Center, Overland Park Regional Medical Center, and Menorah Medical Center.

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Dr. Aruna Rokkam, MD
Specializes in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, Hematology
3889 S. Jackson Drive
Independence, MO
 

Dr. Aruna Rokkam, who practices in Independence, MO and Lees Summit, MO, is a medical specialist in medical oncology and hematology (blood disorders). Areas of expertise for Dr. Rokkam include cancer surgery, colon cancer, and thyroid cancer. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing her residency at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore and a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Rokkam attended medical school at NTR University of Health Sciences and Siddhartha Medical College. Dr. Rokkam's professional affiliations include Belton Regional Medical Center, Lafayette Regional Health Center, and Research Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Breast Pain, Intrathecal Chemotherapy, Kyphoplasty, Bone Marrow Aspiration, Laminotomy, ... (Read more)

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What is Hematology?

Hematology is a medical specialty that focuses on diseases of the blood, bone marrow, and lymphatic system. Blood flows to every cell in our body and is extremely important to our survival. Problems with the production of blood cells or cancers that affect the blood can be very dangerous. Hematologists treat these and other diseases, such as:
  • Anemia, a low level of red blood cells
  • Low levels of white blood cells or platelets
  • Bleeding disorders, such as hemophilia
  • Clotting disorders, such as deep vein thrombosis
  • Cancers of the blood, such as leukemia and lymphoma

To diagnose a blood disorder, hematologists may look at the blood under a microscope in a procedure called a blood smear. They may order a lab test of the blood called a complete blood count. This test measures the levels of red and white blood cells, platelets, and hemoglobin in your blood. They may do lab tests to measure the levels of proteins in your blood needed for bleeding and clotting. They may even do a bone marrow biopsy to check a small sample of bone marrow for problems in how blood is being produced.

A hematologist may work with all kinds of patients. Specialized hematologists called pediatric hematologists work only with children. All hematologists work to diagnose disease and prescribe treatments in order to care for their patients. They also work with general practice physicians, pediatricians, oncologists, transplant specialists, and others to guide treatment. Healing any problems with your blood is the first step towards your whole body feeling better.
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