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About Dr. Jairo R Olivares
Dr. Jairo R Olivares, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Garland, TX. He has 37 years of experience. His specialties include Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology and Hematology. Dr. Olivares is affiliated with Baylor Scott And White Medical Center Garland. Dr. Olivares has received 3 awards. He speaks English.
Dr. Jairo R Olivares has the following 3 specialties
- 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.
- Medical Oncology
Think of an oncologist as your main physician for cancer care. After being diagnosed, you’ll meet regularly with an oncologist to explore and manage your treatment options, as well as monitor your condition throughout the process. Medical oncologists are extremely knowledgeable in various types of cancer treatment and can recommend the right method for the type and stage of cancer you’re facing.
They may also refer you to additional specialists throughout your care, but they will always be your home base for questions and support. It’s also worth mentioning that medical oncologists deal mostly with solid tumors while hematologists specialize in cancers that involve blood disorders, such as leukemia.
A hematology specialist is an expert in disorders of the blood, the blood forming organs and bone marrow. These doctors diagnose, treat and work to prevent diseases that affect the production of blood and its components, as well as the ability of the blood to perform its many functions, such as coagulation and carrying oxygen to the lungs and tissue.
Hematologists diagnose and treat blood disorders, such as anemia, hemophilia, leukemia, sickle cell anemia, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism.
Depending on the condition, hematology specialists may treat a patient with a blood transfusion, stem cell transplantation, bone marrow transplant, radiotherapy, anticoagulation therapy or medication.
Dr. Jairo R Olivares has the following 17 expertise
- Gastrointestinal Cancer
- Breast Cancer
- Prostate Cancer (Prostatic Neoplasm)
- Metastatic Breast Cancer
- Hepatitis C
- Lung Cancer
- Acute Myeloid Leukemia
- Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia
- Deep Vein Thrombosis
- Colon Cancer
- Cancerous Tumor
Dr. Jairo R Olivares has 2 board certified specialties
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Dr. Jairo R Olivares is Board Certified in 2 specialties
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My father was diagnosed with Lung cancer the beginning of this year, which was very difficult for him and his family. Our first visit with Dr Olivares was very informative. I like the fact that he sat down with us and took his time explaining everything to us. He told us step by step what we needed to do. He gave us hope and that is all we needed to move forward with chemotherapy and radiation. He is a fantastic doctor and so glad he is taking GOOD care of my father.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2017)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Patients' Choice Award (2017)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
On-Time Doctor Award (2017)
Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.
Dr. Olivares is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
37 Years Experience
Universidad De Cartagena
Graduated in 1981
University Hospital Health System
Dr. Jairo R Olivares accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
Ambetter Superior Health Plan
- Ambetter Superior Health Plan
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS TX Blue Advantage HMO
- BCBS TX BlueChoice
- BCBS TX HMO Blue Texas
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA LocalPlus
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
Imagine Health - SmartCare
- Imagine Health SmartCare
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
Scott and White
- Scott and White PPO
Locations & DirectionsTexas Oncology Pa, 530 Clara Barton Blvd Ste 250, Garland, TX
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