- 2 Board certified
- 13 Reviews
- Average rating is 2.8 stars
- Average wait time is 34.7 minutes
Top Oncologists in Ocklawaha, FL
13940 N Us Highway 441
Lady Lake, FL 32159
- Internal Medicine
- Hematology & Oncology
- Medical Oncology
- 37 years experience
- 4 star hospital
- Board certified
- Completed fellowship
An oncology specialist 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.
Oncology specialists diagnose cancer through methods such as biopsy, endoscopy, X-ray, blood tests, ultrasound, and different forms of nuclear medicine.
Oncology doctors treat cancer through surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, hormone therapy, or antibody treatments.
If it is determined that a cancer cannot successfully be treated, oncology specialists then focus on providing palliative care - the use of pain medication to make a dying person more comfortable.
The area of Ocklawaha, FL has a population of approximately 8,156 people. There are 2 oncologists near Ocklawaha, which gives it a ratio of 1 oncologist per 4,078 residents or a ratio of 1 oncologist per 1,708 households. There are 3,416 households in Ocklawaha.