- 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 4 oncologists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas Blue Choice near Sherman, TX.
Dr. Alex Ehsan specializes in adult oncology, medical oncology, and hematology (blood disorders) and practices in Sherman, TX and Denison, TX. His areas of expertise include salivary gland cancer, thrombocytosis (high platelet count), and thyroid cancer. Dr. Ehsan has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended medical school at Central University of the East School of Medicine. Dr. Ehsan has received distinctions including Texas Super Doctors and Texas Rising Stars. His professional affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Oncology.
Clinical interests: Vulvar Cancer, Sickle Cell Disease, Skin Cancer, Salivary Gland Cancer, Soft Tissue Sarcoma, Tongue ... (Read more)
Dr. Jill Heffernan sees patients in Sherman, TX, Denison, TX, and McKinney, TX. Her medical specialty is radiation oncology. After attending Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine for medical school, she completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). Her areas of expertise include the following: stomach tumor, rectal cancer, and sinus cancer. Dr. Heffernan is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Oncology.
Clinical interests: Rectal Problems, Urologic Cancer, Gynecologic Cancer, Abdominal Cancer, Bone Cancer, Brain Cancer, ... (Read more)
Dr. Amir Faridi's areas of specialization are adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Faridi is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Dow Medical College. His training includes residency programs at Geisinger Medical Center and Mount Vernon Hospital. He speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Oncology and Medical City McKinney (MCM).
Dr. Tammy Roque is a physician who specializes in adult oncology, medical oncology, and hematology (blood disorders). Dr. Roque is affiliated with Texas Oncology. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. She is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport.