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About Dr. Vikas Aurora
Dr. Vikas Aurora, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Grapevine, TX. He has 15 years of experience. His specialties include Hematology and Oncology, Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology and Hematology. Dr. Aurora is affiliated with PARKLAND HEALTH AND HOSPITAL SYSTEM, Harris Continued Care Hospital and Harris Methodist H E B. He speaks English.
Dr. Vikas Aurora has the following 4 specialties
- Hematology and Oncology
An Oncologist 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.
Oncologists diagnose cancer through methods such as biopsy, endoscopy, X-ray, blood tests, ultrasound, and different forms of nuclear medicine. They treat cancer through surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, hormone therapy, or antibody treatments.
If it is determined that a cancer cannot successfully be treated, oncologists then focus on providing palliative care, the use of pain medication to make a dying person more comfortable.
- 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.
- Abdominal Cancer
- Acute Myeloid Leukemia
- Blood Cancer
- Bone Marrow Transplant
- Breast Cancer
- Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
- Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia
- Colorectal Cancer
- Deep Vein Thrombosis
- Gastrointestinal Cancer
- Hepatitis C
- Hodgkin's Lymphoma
- Kidney Cancer
- Lung Cancer
- Metastatic Breast Cancer
- Multiple Myeloma (Cancer of Plasma Cells)
- Rectal Cancer
- Thoracic Cancer
- Urinary Bladder Cancer
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I like Dr Aurora, he sends like a pretty good guy. After about four or five visits with him, he has a decent bedside manner and explains himself well. New to the area, I came in for an exam after long term remission. He talked me into getting a baseline CT, since it had been 9 years since my last.long story short, he saw something that concerned hi and wanted to do a PET. I then underwent surgery follow up CT. Ask negative and turns out that his office has an old CT for baseline that allowed his concern already was there 9 year prior. He ordered an unnecessary PET and CT, existing me to that much more radiation. This is a careless, negligent oversight and was enough to make me lose trust in him and his office staff.
Dr. Aurora is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
PARKLAND HEALTH AND HOSPITAL SYSTEM
Harris Continued Care Hospital
Harris Methodist H E B
TX Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Be
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Azle
Baylor Grapevine Regional Medical center
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth
North Hills Hospital
Texas Health HEB
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Of Dallas
Harris Methodist - Springwood
Baylor Regional Medical Center At Grapevine
15 Years Experience
University Of Texas Medical Branch School Of Medicine
Graduated in 2001
Dr. Vikas Aurora accepts the following insurance providers.
- 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
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Locations & DirectionsTexas Oncology, 1631 Lancaster Dr, Grapevine, TX
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