We found 7 oncologists who accept Humana Basic 6850/HMO Premier near Oshkosh, WI.

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Dr. Carol Ann Diamond, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology, Pediatric Oncology
855 N Westhaven Drive
Oshkosh, WI
 

Dr. Carol Diamond sees patients in Madison, WI and Oshkosh, WI. Her medical specialties are pediatric hematology and pediatric oncology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Diamond include idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP), adrenal cancer, and rhabdomyosarcoma. She is professionally affiliated with the University of Wisconsin Health (UW Health). Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Dr. Diamond attended Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. Dr. Diamond is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. She has received the following distinctions: Madison Magazine Top Docs; UW Health Patient Experience Physician Champion Award; and Best Doctors in America.

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Dr. Pamela Jean Vanderwall-Lois, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
855 N Westhaven Drive
Oshkosh, WI
 

Dr. Pamela Vanderwall is a radiation oncology specialist. She honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Medical College of Wisconsin, she performed her residency at Ohio State University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Vanderwall is professionally affiliated with Aurora Medical Center in Manitowoc County, Aurora Medical Center in Oshkosh, and Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center.

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Dr. Zahid N Dar, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology, Medical Oncology
855 N Westhaven Drive
Oshkosh, WI
 

Dr. Zahid Dar is a specialist in adult hematology, adult oncology, and medical oncology. Dr. Dar takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He attended King Edward Medical University for medical school and subsequently trained at Jersey Shore University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) for residency. Dr. Dar (or staff) is conversant in Urdu. He is affiliated with Aurora Medical Center in Oshkosh.

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Dr. Michael Y Hsie, MD
Specializes in Radiation Oncology
855 N Westhaven Drive; Department of Radiation Oncology
Oshkosh, WI
 

Dr. Michael Hsie's specialty is radiation oncology. He is affiliated with Aurora Medical Center in Manitowoc County, Aurora Medical Center in Oshkosh, and Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Hsie honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. His education and training includes medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Upstate Medical University.

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Dr. Shamsuddin Virani, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
855 N Westhaven Drive
Oshkosh, WI
 

Dr. Shamsuddin Virani is an adult hematologist and oncologist. He is affiliated with Aurora Medical Center in Oshkosh. Dr. Virani is a graduate of Aga Khan University Medical College. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with West Virginia University. He is rated highly by his patients. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Specializes in Radiation Oncology
2700 W 9th Avenue; Suite 11
Oshkosh, WI
 

Dr. Rick Davis sees patients in Oshkosh, WI. His medical specialty is radiation oncology. Dr. Davis graduated from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
491 S Washburn Street
Oshkosh, WI
 

Dr. Karen Gremminger, who practices in Oshkosh, WI, is a medical specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. She takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. She is a graduate of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine.

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What is Oncology?

An oncologist is a physician who is concerned with the treatment of tumors and cancers. Cancer is when cells in the human body grow in an abnormal or out-of-control way. The goal of oncology is to cure a patient’s cancer, or, if the cancer is incurable, to control the cancer and reduce the symptoms for as long as possible.

Oncologists have several roles in their interaction with patients. They diagnose cancer and determine what stage the cancer is in, or to what extent the cancer has grown. They explain the diagnosis and stage to the patient, and they recommend treatment and deliver care. During treatment, oncologists are responsible for maintaining quality of life for their patients by reducing pain and side effects from medications.

There are three main types of oncologists:
  • 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.

The American Society of Clinical Oncology also recognizes the subspecialties of Gynecological Oncology, which focuses on cancers of the female reproductive tract, and Pediatric Oncology, which deals with cancers that are most common in childhood.

In the United States, nearly one-half of all men and one-third of all women will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetimes. It is an unfortunately common disease that can sometimes be life-threatening. Oncologists provide care to millions of people facing that diagnosis every year.
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