- 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's medical specialty is adult oncology, medical oncology, and hematology (blood disorders). Patients rated Dr. Ehsan highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: salivary gland cancer, thrombocytosis (high platelet count), and thyroid cancer. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Oncology. Dr. Ehsan 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. He is a graduate of Central University of the East School of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors and Texas Rising Stars.
Clinical interests: Vulvar Cancer, Sickle Cell Disease, Skin Cancer, Salivary Gland Cancer, Soft Tissue Sarcoma, Tongue ... (Read more)
Dr. Jill Heffernan's area of specialization is radiation oncology. Her clinical interests include stomach tumor, rectal cancer, and sinus cancer. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. After attending Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine for medical school, Dr. Heffernan completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Oncology.
Clinical interests: Gynecologic Cancer, Abdominal Cancer, Bone Cancer, Brain Cancer, Facial Cancer, Gallbladder Cancer, ... (Read more)
Dr. Amir Faridi is a specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He works in Sherman, TX, McKinney, TX, and Denison, TX. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Geisinger Medical Center and Mount Vernon Hospital, Dr. Faridi attended Dow Medical College for medical school. Dr. Faridi is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Faridi's professional affiliations include Texas Oncology and Medical City McKinney (MCM).
Dr. Tammy Roque works as an adult oncologist, medical oncologist, and hematologist in Sherman, TX. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Roque is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. She is affiliated with Texas Oncology.