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About Dr. James L Khatcheressian
Dr. James L Khatcheressian, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Richmond, VA. He has 20 years of experience. His specialties include Medical Oncology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Khatcheressian is affiliated with VCU Medical Center (Main Hospital). Dr. Khatcheressian has received 1 award. He speaks English.
Dr. James L Khatcheressian has the following 2 specialties
- 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.
- 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.
- Head and Neck Cancer
- Cancerous Tumor
- Soft Tissue Cancer (Sarcoma)
- Palliative Care
- Clinical Research
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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I will always be grateful for Dr. K, he was my mother's hematologist and then oncologist when he found a mass that other doctors didn't find for over a year. Dr. K is the most caring doctor I've ever dealt with. He never gave up on treating my mother, always looking for something else to try. He will always have a special place in my heart and I will never forget him. God definitely gave him the gift of what a doctor should be!
Dr "K" is a very caring person (human being), he understands human frailty/ fears and that when we come to him we are afraid and overwhelmed. He doesn't treat you like you are on an assembly line and that you are there to be rushed along so that he can get on to the next patient. I like that he is warm and caring. He talks to you and asks questions, and makes me feel my questions are always valid.
I was skeptical about seeing dr. Khatcheressian, because I thought my oncologist at UVA just couldn't be beat. When Dr.K as I find it easier to call him came in, he put me at ease, was very knowledgeable about my type of cancer, explained things to me in a way that I could completely understand. When I explained my problem with my former doctor, he seemed like he truly cared, and agreed to take my case. I turned seeing several doctors into one with Dr.K and finally I'm getting treated like a person, not some type of pain junkie. I would highly recommend seeing him if nothing else just a consult, you would be surprised what a wonderful man this Dr. truly is.
Dr. Khatcheressian is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
20 Years Experience
Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1998
Dr. James L Khatcheressian accepts the following insurance providers.
- Anthem HealthKeepers HMO POS
- Anthem KeyCare PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
Coventry Health Care
- Coventry - Bon Secours Tier 1
- Coventry Southern Health PPO
- Coventry Virginia - HMO
- First Health PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- Optima Health OptimaFit Direct HMO
- Optima Vantage HMO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Optimum Choice Preferred POS
- UHC Options PPO
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Locations & DirectionsVirginia Cancer Institute, 6605 W Broad St Ste C, Richmond, VA
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