We found 7 medical oncologists who accept Bronze Compass Balanced HSA 5500 near Round Rock, TX.

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Dr. Michelle Theresa Ashworth, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2410 Round Rock Avenue; Suite 150
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Michelle Ashworth's areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology; she sees patients in Round Rock, TX. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Seton Medical Center Austin, the University Medical Center Brackenridge, and Seton Northwest Hospital. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Ashworth studied medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Ashworth is conversant in Spanish.

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Dr. Courtney Shea-Rainer Rainer, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
301 Seton Parkway; Suite 104
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Courtney Yau's specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. She practices in Round Rock, TX and Harker Heights, TX. She is affiliated with Seton Medical Center Austin, the University Medical Center Brackenridge, and Seton Northwest Hospital. She graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Yau completed a residency program at Scott and White Healthcare. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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Dr. Beth Ann Hellerstedt, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2410 Round Rock Avenue; Suite 150
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Beth Hellerstedt is an adult hematologist, oncologist, and medical oncologist in Austin, TX and Round Rock, TX. She attended medical school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hellerstedt honors. Dr. Hellerstedt has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. She is affiliated with Seton Medical Center Austin, Seton Northwest Hospital, and Seton Medical Center Williamson.

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Dr. Debra Ann Patt, MPH, MBA, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2410 Round Rock Avenue; Suite 150
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Debra Patt specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Patients gave Dr. Patt an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Seton Medical Center Austin, Seton Northwest Hospital, and Seton Medical Center Williamson. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Patt attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. Her distinctions include: Texas Super Doctors and Texas Rising Stars.

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Dr. Darren Michael Kocs, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2410 Round Rock Avenue; Suite 150
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Darren Kocs specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Kocs's average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Kocs's hospital/clinic affiliations include Seton Medical Center Austin, Seton Northwest Hospital, and Seton Medical Center Williamson.

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Dr. David Wesley George, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
301 Seton Parkway; Suite 104
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. David George's specialties are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Dr. George has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Seton Medical Center Austin, Seton Smithville Regional Hospital, and the University Medical Center Brackenridge.

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Dr. Lakshmi Balasubramanian, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
2410 Round Rock Avenue; Suite 150
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Lakshmi Balasubramanian is a physician who specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Balasubramanian is affiliated with Seton Medical Center Austin, the University Medical Center Brackenridge, and Seton Northwest Hospital. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Her training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. She has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars.

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What is Medical Oncology?

Medical oncologists are physicians who treat cancer through the use of medication, usually chemotherapy. Often a medical oncologist is the doctor in charge of a cancer patient’s health care, and this doctor may organize and coordinate all the care the patient receives, even that from other specialists.

Oncologist is a fancy word for a physician who treats cancer. There are three main types of oncologists: surgical oncologists perform surgery, radiation oncologists provide radiation therapy, and medical oncologists treat cancer with chemotherapy and other medication. There are also other distinctions between oncologists. For example, some oncologists specialize only in one or two tumor types (such as breast cancer or lung cancer), and pediatric oncologists only treat children and teens. However, all medical oncologists will be knowledgeable about the use of medicine to treat cancer.

While traditional chemotherapy is the most common medication used to treat cancer, other medications that a medical oncologist might use include hormonal therapies (such as Tamoxifen) or a newer kind of treatment called targeted therapy. Targeted therapy medications act only on cancer cells, while chemotherapy acts on all dividing cells in the body.

The care provided by medical oncologists usually begins when cancer is first suspected. They diagnose and stage cancer, or describe how serious it is. Medical oncologists are often the ones to explain to patients where their cancer is located, how severe their case is, and what treatment is recommended. They manage treatment and follow-up care after the cancer is removed, or they provide palliative care for patients whose cancer cannot be successfully treated.

Medical oncologists typically work with a group of health care providers that form a cancer team to provide care for each patient. The cancer team can include other physicians (such as oncologists and pathologists), oncological nurses, or social workers. Each specialist brings a very specific set of skills to the team, so working together as one unit, they offer a greater breadth of knowledge and skills for each patient.
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