- 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.
We found 7 oncologists who accept United Healthcare Bronze HMO near Houston, TX.
Dr. Joseph Lucci, who practices in Houston, TX, is a medical specialist in gynecologic oncology. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. For his residency, Dr. Lucci trained at St. Joseph Medical Center, Houston. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: South Florida Super Doctors and Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition. Dr. Lucci is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital, Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, and Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital.
Dr. Susan Hoover's area of specialization is surgical oncology (cancer surgery). She is affiliated with Moffitt Cancer Center. Dr. Hoover honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas for residency.
Dr. Karen Fields is a Houston, TX physician who specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. She is professionally affiliated with Moffitt Cancer Center. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Fields attended medical school at Ohio State University College of Medicine. Her medical residency was performed at The Jewish Hospital, Cincinnati.
Dr. Angel Blanco practices pediatric radiology and radiation oncology. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at Baylor College of Medicine and residency at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology. Dr. Blanco's professional affiliations include Texas Children's Hospital, Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital, and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center.
Clinical interests: Radiation Therapy
Dr. Tammy Kang is a physician who specializes in hospice and palliative medicine (end-of-life care and serious illness), pediatric hematology, and pediatric oncology. She honors several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. Dr. Kang graduated from the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Kang completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Her professional affiliations include Texas Children's Hospital and Texas Medical Center (TMC).
Dr. Rohtesh Mehta's areas of specialization are adult hematology and adult oncology; he sees patients in Houston, TX. He is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers.
Dr. Brigitta Mueller is a pediatric hematology and pediatric oncology specialist in Houston, TX. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mueller honors.