We found 4 oncologists who accept United Healthcare Bronze EPO near Marble Falls, TX.

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Dr. Joseph Dudley Youman M.D.
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
average rating 4.01 stars (5 ratings)
703 Hwy. 281; Suite 201
Marble Falls, TX
 

Dr. Joseph Youman is a hematologist, adult oncologist, and medical oncologist in Austin, TX and Marble Falls, TX. Dr. Youman's average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He attended medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Youman is affiliated with Seton Medical Center Austin, the University Medical Center Brackenridge, and Seton Northwest Hospital.

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Dr. Moataz Nier El-Ghamry M.D.
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
810 Tx-71w.
Marble Falls, TX
 

Dr. Moataz El-Ghamry is a radiation oncologist. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health - Central Texas. Dr. El-Ghamry is in-network for United Healthcare Choice, United Healthcare HSA, and Humana HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Alexandria University Faculty of Medicine and a graduate of Ohio State University Medical Center's residency program. He has received the following distinctions: Fellow Award, American Brachytherapy Society Seattle Prostate Brachytherapy and Resident Travel Award, American Brachytherapy Society, 2005-2007. Dr. El-Ghamry is conversant in Arabic.

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Dr. Thomas Lee Aung M.D.
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
703 Us Highway; 281 Suite 201
Marble Falls, TX
 

Dr. Thomas Aung sees patients in Austin, TX, Cedar Park, TX, and Marble Falls, TX. His medical specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. After completing medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Dr. Aung accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include the University Medical Center Brackenridge, Seton Northwest Hospital, and Seton Medical Center Williamson.

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Dr. Prashanth Adapala M.D.
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
810 Tx-71w.
Marble Falls, TX
 

Dr. Prashanth Adapala's medical specialty is adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Adapala is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health - Central Texas. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and Osmania Medical College. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Dr. Adapala has received the following distinctions: Texas Rising Stars, 2014, 2013; Austin Monthly Top Doctors; and Texas Rising Stars. In addition to English, he speaks Telugu.

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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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