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About Dr. Michael E Theodorakis
Dr. Michael E Theodorakis, MD is a Doctor primarily located in East Setauket, NY. He has 39 years of experience. His specialties include Medical Oncology, Hematology, Hematology & Oncology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Theodorakis is affiliated with John T Mather Memorial Hospital and St John's Episcopal Hospital-South Shore. Dr. Theodorakis has received 3 awards. He speaks English.
Dr. Michael E Theodorakis has the following 4 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.
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.
- Hematology & Oncology
- 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.
Dr. Michael E Theodorakis has the following 13 expertise
- Bone Marrow Transplant
- Hepatitis C
- Hodgkin's Lymphoma
- Breast Cancer
- Acute Myeloid Leukemia
- Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
- Deep Vein Thrombosis
Dr. Michael E Theodorakis is Board Certified in 3 specialties
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 have been a patient since I was 18 years old and I know 52 years old. I would never leave.
This review comes about 33 years late. Doctor Theo was one of a team of many that treated me for Leukemia in 1980 at Upstate Medical University. I was 22 and 4 months pregnant. Long story short, the baby is now 33 with a child of his own and I love being "Granny Rosie" because of people like him who were there to help me along the way. He was a very caring and considerate doctor. I will always remember him and I appreciate everything he did for me many years ago. I would definitely have him for my doctor again. I know I would be in good hands.
Dr. Theo really cares about his patients. He's very thorough with your care and always has your best interest at heart. At a young age I thought the last place I'd end up is a hematologist's office with a DVT but here I was. I'm glad I ended up with Dr. Theo as my physician and am grateful for the care I have received. I highly recommend him, and his office staff is wonderful!
On-Time Doctor Award (2015, 2016)
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.
Patients' Choice Award (2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016)
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.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016)
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.
Dr. Theodorakis is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
39 Years Experience
State University Of New York Upstate Medical University
Graduated in 1979
Suny Health Science Center
Dr. Michael E Theodorakis accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
- BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
Capital District Physicians Health Plan
- CDPHP New York State of Health - Small Business
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- Connecticare Flex Connecticut
- Empire Blue Priority EPO
- Empire HMO
- Empire PPO
- Empire Prism EPO Blue Priority
- First Health PPO
HIP of NY
- Emblem HIP Select PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
MVP Health Plan
- MVP Preferred PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- Oxford Freedom
- Oxford Liberty
- Oxford Metro
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate POS
Locations & DirectionsNorth Shore Hematology Oncology, 235 N Belle Mead Ave, East Setauket, NY
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