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Dr. Rajiv V Datta has the following 2 specialties
- Surgical Oncology
Surgical oncologists play various roles in treating cancer. They can perform biopsies to determine if a tumor is cancerous or not. If it is, they’re trained to remove the tumor, tissue, and in some cases, all or part of an organ or bodily structure where the cancer has spread. In addition to removing cancer, they can perform any reconstructive surgeries that may be necessary.
Many surgical oncologists specialize in certain types of cancer, such as liver, lung or breast. Don’t be afraid to ask them what they have the most experience treating. When looking for a doctor, it’s important to know that general surgeons are also qualified to perform many of the same surgeries. However, surgical oncologists have specific training in recognizing and treating cancer, which some patients prefer.
- Head and Neck Cancer
- Skin Cancer
- Thyroid Cancer
- Breast Cancer
- Soft Tissue Cancer (Sarcoma)
- Pancreatic Cancer
- Colon Cancer
- Hepatocellular Carcinoma
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Might be a great doctor, but does not stay with patient. Constantly interrupted while with me. Also had a technician perform test, and only brief discussion afterward. However, does seem concerned, courteous, competent, and knowledgeable.Real problem is that staff does not inform about various tests and costs, eventhough they know that there will be a hospital portion (since location is considered offsite hospital affiliation). They charge upfront for office copay, then you get bill for hospital copay! And very hard later to talk to anyone about the whole thing.Total time with Dr. and tech:<15 MinTotal charge to Insurance: ~$1100 to primary care insurance; ~$500 to Hosp. ins.; + $55 total copay!No wonder Healthcare is such a mess!
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015, 2016, 2012)
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Patients' Choice Award (2015, 2012)
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Top Doctors: New York Metro Area (2017)
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ are specialists and primary care physicians who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top physicians in the New York Metro Area who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise.
34 Years Experience
Goa Medical College
Graduated in 1984
Maimonides Medical Center
Dr. Rajiv V Datta accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna Elect Choice EPO
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna NYC Community Plan
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
Capital District Physicians Health Plan
- CDPHP New York State of Health - Small Business
- CDPHP PPO
- 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
- 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 HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
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Locations & DirectionsSouth Nassau Cancer Care Center, 1 S Central Ave, Valley Stream, NY
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