We found 13 oncologists who accept Humana Basic 6850/HMO Premier near Johnson City, TN.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
400 N State of Franklin Road
Johnson City, TN
 

Dr. Nathan Floyd is a medical specialist in radiation oncology. He honors United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from East Tennessee State University, Quillen College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Surgical Oncology
325 N State of Franklin Road
Johnson City, TN
 

Dr. Tamra McKenzie specializes in surgical oncology (cancer surgery). Dr. McKenzie accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at Howard University College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
325 N State of Franklin Road; 2nd Floor
Johnson City, TN
 

Dr. Robert Means is an adult hematologist and adult oncologist in Johnson City, TN. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Means attended medical school at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Hospital Medicine, Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
119 Boone Ridge Drive; Suite 201
Johnson City, TN
 

Dr. Millard Lamb specializes in hospital medicine (hospitalist), adult hematology, and adult oncology. He attended medical school at East Tennessee State University, Quillen College of Medicine. Dr. Lamb is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1 Professional Park Drive; Suite 21
Johnson City, TN
 

Dr. Devapiran Jaishankar is a specialist in adult oncology and medical oncology. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1 Professional Park Drive; Suite 21
Johnson City, TN
 

Dr. Koyamangalath Krishnan is an adult oncologist and medical oncologist. Dr. Krishnan is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
325 N State of Franklin Road
Johnson City, TN
 

Dr. Sheri Holmes is a gynecologic oncologist in Johnson City, TN. Dr. Holmes accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. She attended medical school at East Tennessee State University, Quillen College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
302 Wesley Street; Suite 3
Johnson City, TN
 

Dr. Charles Famoyin works as a hematologist and adult oncologist. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Famoyin honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1 Professional Park Drive; Suite 21
Johnson City, TN
 

Dr. Kanishka Chakraborty is a specialist in adult oncology and medical oncology. He works in Johnson City, TN. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Pediatric Hematology, Pediatric Oncology
400 N State of Franklin Road
Johnson City, TN
 

Dr. Kathryn Klopfenstein's areas of specialization are pediatric hematology and pediatric oncology; she sees patients in Johnson City, TN. Dr. Klopfenstein takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
400 N State of Franklin Road
Johnson City, TN
 

Dr. Kyle Colvett is a medical specialist in radiation oncology. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Colvett takes. He studied medicine at East Tennessee State University, Quillen College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Pediatric Hematology, Pediatric Oncology
400 N State of Franklin Road
Johnson City, TN
 

Dr. Marcela Popescu's specialties are pediatric hematology and pediatric oncology. She practices in Johnson City, TN. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Popescu graduated from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

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Specializes in Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
1 Professional Park Drive; Suite 21
Johnson City, TN
 

Dr. Elnora Spradling is an adult oncologist and medical oncologist in Johnson City, TN. Dr. Spradling accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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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