- 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 Silver HMO near Sherman, TX.
Dr. Alex Ehsan's medical specialty is adult oncology, medical oncology, and hematology (blood disorders). Patients gave Dr. Ehsan an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include salivary gland cancer, thrombocytosis (high platelet count), and thyroid cancer. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Oncology. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Ehsan is a graduate of Central University of the East School of Medicine. He has received distinctions including 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 is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Oncology. Dr. Heffernan accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended medical school at Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine. Her residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU).
Clinical interests: Rectal Problems, Genitourinary Cancer, Gynecologic Cancer, Abdominal Cancer, Bone Cancer, Brain ... (Read more)
Dr. Amir Faridi specializes in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. He attended Dow Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Geisinger Medical Center and Mount Vernon Hospital for residency. Dr. Faridi is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He speaks Spanish. His 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 studied medicine at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. 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 affiliated with Texas Oncology.