AboutDr. Tolga Tuncer, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Kansas City, MO. He has 20 years of experience. His specialties include Hematology and Oncology, Neurology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Tuncer is affiliated with St Lukes Hospital Of Kansas City and St. Luke's East Lee's Summit Hospital. He speaks Turkish and English.
Dr. Tolga Tuncer has the following 3 specialties
- Hematology and Oncology
An Oncologist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of different cancers. This physician has extensive knowledge of the different signs and symptoms of cancer, as well as the various methods of treatment.
Oncologists diagnose cancer through methods such as biopsy, endoscopy, X-ray, blood tests, ultrasound, and different forms of nuclear medicine. They treat cancer through surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, hormone therapy, or antibody treatments.
If it is determined that a cancer cannot successfully be treated, oncologists then focus on providing palliative care, the use of pain medication to make a dying person more comfortable.
A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.
- Internal Medicine
An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.
- Acute Myeloid Leukemia
- Alzheimer's Disease
- Blood Cancer
- Bone Marrow Transplant
- Bone Marrow and Lymphatic Tissue Cancer (Hematologic Neoplasm)
- CNS Tumor (Hemangioblastoma)
- Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
- Hodgkin's Lymphoma
- Interventional Oncology
- Migraine Disorders
- Multiple Myeloma (Cancer of Plasma Cells)
- Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
- Radiation Oncology
Dr. Tuncer is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
St Lukes Hospital Of Kansas City
4401 Wornall Rd
Kansas City, MO 64111
St. Luke's East Lee's Summit Hospital
100 NE Saint Lukes Blvd
Lees Summit, MO 64086
20 Years Experience
Umass Memorial Medical Center
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