We found 3 oncologist who accept Aetna Bronze EPO near Dallas, TX.

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Dr. Allaaddin Mollabashy, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Hand Surgery, Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Orthopedic Oncology, Sports Medicine
3500 Gaston Avenue
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Allaaddin Mollabashy is a specialist in orthopedic trauma, hand surgery, and adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Clinical interests for Dr. Mollabashy include knee replacement, osteomyelitis, and soft tissue tumor. Dr. Mollabashy is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. His education and training includes medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine and residency at Allegheny General Hospital. Dr. Mollabashy (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Persian. Dr. Mollabashy's professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Dallas. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Revision Arthroplasty, Total Hip Replacement, ... (Read more)

Dr. Nathan Frazier Gilbert, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Hand Surgery, Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery, Orthopedic Oncology, Sports Medicine
3500 Gaston Avenue
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Nathan Gilbert is an orthopedic trauma, hand surgery, and adult orthopedic reconstructive surgery specialist. His areas of expertise include knee replacement, revision hip arthroplasty, and orthopedic surgery. Dr. Gilbert is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Dallas. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Dr. Gilbert trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas for his residency. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Gilbert has received the following distinctions: Texas Rising Stars and Texas Super Doctors. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Revision Arthroplasty, Revision Hip Arthroplasty, Bone Problems, Fractures, Knee Revision, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Surgical Oncology
221 W Colorado Boulevard; Suite 933
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Houssam Osman's area of specialization is surgical oncology (cancer surgery). Dr. Osman honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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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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