- 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 United Healthcare Silver near Sherman, TX.
Dr. Alex Ehsan works as an adult oncologist, medical oncologist, and hematologist in Sherman, TX and Denison, TX. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Ehsan's areas of expertise include the following: salivary gland cancer, thrombocytosis (high platelet count), and thyroid cancer. He 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 studied medicine at Central University of the East School of Medicine. Dr. Ehsan has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors and Texas Rising Stars. He is affiliated with 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's medical specialty is radiation oncology. Her areas of expertise include the following: stomach tumor, rectal cancer, and sinus cancer. Dr. Heffernan is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Oncology. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. She studied medicine at Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine. Dr. Heffernan's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU).
Clinical interests: Rectal Problems, Urologic Cancer, Gynecologic Cancer, Abdominal Cancer, Bone Cancer, Brain 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. His professional affiliations include Texas Oncology and Medical City McKinney (MCM). Dr. Faridi accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He attended Dow Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Geisinger Medical Center and Mount Vernon Hospital for residency. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.
Dr. Tammy Roque is an adult oncologist, medical oncologist, and hematologist. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Roque accepts. Dr. Roque attended medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. She is affiliated with Texas Oncology.