We found 7 oncologists who accept Humana Catastrophic 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's areas of specialization are pediatric hematology and pediatric oncology. These areas are among Dr. Diamond's clinical interests: idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP), adrenal cancer, and rhabdomyosarcoma. She is affiliated with the University of Wisconsin Health (UW Health). She studied medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. Her training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Diamond's distinctions include: 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's specialty is radiation oncology. Dr. Vanderwall is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended Medical College of Wisconsin and then went on to complete her residency at Ohio State University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin. She is 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 works as an adult hematologist, adult oncologist, and medical oncologist. Dr. Dar takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of King Edward Medical University. For his residency, Dr. Dar trained at Jersey Shore University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). Dr. Dar (or staff) is conversant in Urdu. Dr. Dar is affiliated with Aurora Medical Center in Oshkosh.

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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 hematology and adult oncology specialist in Fond Du Lac, WI and Oshkosh, WI. Dr. Virani is affiliated with Aurora Medical Center in Oshkosh. He attended Aga Khan University Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with West Virginia University for residency. He is rated highly by his patients. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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 is a specialist in radiation oncology. He works in Oshkosh, WI, Green Bay, WI, and Marinette, WI. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Hsie attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Upstate Medical University for residency. He 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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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. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. He honors 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 is a specialist in adult hematology and adult oncology. She works in Oshkosh, WI. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. She studied medicine at 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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