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Cancer Treatment Centers of America

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Eugene Ahn, MD
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4.8 / 5
142 Ratings
51 Comments
Sramila Aithal, MD
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4.8 / 5
191 Ratings
72 Comments
Issam Alawin, MD
Ricardo H. Alvarez, MD, MSc
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4.8 / 5
77 Ratings
34 Comments
Ioana Bonta, MD
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4.9 / 5
172 Ratings
70 Comments
Shahin Chowdhury, DO
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4.7 / 5
166 Ratings
39 Comments
Justin Chura, MD
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4.8 / 5
70 Ratings
23 Comments
Dennis Citrin, MB ChB, PhD
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4.9 / 5
219 Ratings
90 Comments
Pamela Crilley, DO
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4.8 / 5
95 Ratings
32 Comments
Lucio Di Nunno, MD
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4.6 / 5
100 Ratings
26 Comments
Laura C. Farrington, DO
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4.8 / 5
235 Ratings
73 Comments
Bruce Gershenhorn, DO
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4.9 / 5
245 Ratings
88 Comments
Joel L. Granick, MD, MS
Srilata Gundala, MD
Syed Haider, MD
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4.7 / 5
70 Ratings
18 Comments
Damien Hansra, MD
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4.8 / 5
198 Ratings
78 Comments
Amy Herrick, MSN, FNP, AOCNP
Asha Karippot, MD
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4.4 / 5
185 Ratings
46 Comments
Shayma Master Kazmi, MD, RPh
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4.9 / 5
157 Ratings
66 Comments
Arturo Loaiza-Bonilla, MD, MSEd, FACP
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4.8 / 5
50 Ratings
24 Comments
Cynthia Lynch, MD
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4.9 / 5
126 Ratings
39 Comments
Maurie Markman, MD
John E. McKnight, MD, MBA
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4.8 / 5
147 Ratings
57 Comments
Eyal Meiri, MD
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4.7 / 5
153 Ratings
43 Comments
Debbie Mewbourne, MS, APRN, CNP, AOCNP, CBCN
Haritha Pabbathi, MD
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4.5 / 5
169 Ratings
45 Comments
Ankur Parikh, DO
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4.8 / 5
107 Ratings
46 Comments
Evan Pisick, MD
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4.8 / 5
312 Ratings
107 Comments
Theodore Pollock, DO, FACOI
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4.8 / 5
202 Ratings
64 Comments
Saba Radhi, MD, MS
Patricia Rich, MD
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4.9 / 5
135 Ratings
32 Comments
Saima Saeed, MD
Ashish Sangal, MD
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4.8 / 5
96 Ratings
27 Comments
Ashwin Sheelvanth, MD
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4.8 / 5
139 Ratings
42 Comments
Sagun Shrestha, MD
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4.8 / 5
188 Ratings
70 Comments
Revathi Suppiah, MD
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4.7 / 5
162 Ratings
41 Comments
Mahdi Taha, DO, FACOI, FACP
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4.9 / 5
230 Ratings
77 Comments
Alan Tan, MD
Patient Rating
4.7 / 5
98 Ratings
28 Comments
David L. Topolsky, MD
Patient Rating
4.8 / 5
73 Ratings
31 Comments

Medical oncology is a field of medicine focused on diagnosing and treating cancer by using chemotherapy and other drugs, such as biological and hormonal therapy. A medical oncologist at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) leads the patient’s care team, manages the patient’s course of treatment and coordinates with other doctors and clinicians. Depending on various factors, including your type of cancer and stage, a medical oncologist may refer you to other doctors at CTCA®, including surgical oncologists and radiation oncologists.  

The medical oncologists at our five state-of-the-art cancer hospitals meet with patients to discuss their general health backgrounds and collect medical records. Along with other doctors and clinicians on the patient’s care team, they may conduct physical exams and order diagnostic tests to make an informed diagnosis. Our hospitals were designed to deliver integrative, comprehensive cancer care, with patients receiving all treatments, diagnostics and other procedures under one roof. Our medical oncologists meet with patients to discuss the diagnosis and provide patients with a variety of treatment options. To manage potential treatment-related side effects, supportive therapies are also available. The nutritionists, rehabilitation therapists, naturopathic clinicians and other supportive care clinicians at CTCA work together with your medical oncologist to reduce side effects and improve quality of life.

If chemotherapy is part of your treatment plan, your medical oncologist will coordinate your dosage and schedule. Throughout your care, your medical oncologist will monitor your chemotherapy regimen, making adjustments when necessary, as part of the CTCA commitment to providing personalized cancer care.