Walnut Creek Oncologists

in Walnut Creek, CA

102
Oncologists are
in Walnut Creek

27
Oncologists in Walnut Creek
are top rated

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Mary B.
"Standard of care dictates that I should have received radiation on that breast. Dr. Tarnower felt that since the surgeon had removed so many lymph nodes, that radiation could mess up" my arm. A vaild point, I thought at the time. I really felt that I should get the radiation given all that I had read and so I suggested that maybe I should see a radiation oncologist. She told me that I could see every radiation oncologist in town and they would all tell me that I should get radiation. She said that after the radiation, they would be gone and it would be up to her to take care of me and my arm. Seemed a little self serving but I stupidly gave her the benefit of the doubt. About a month later I asked if she could give me a referral for a mammogram and she told me that I don't need mammograms anymore because they are for early screening and I already had bone metastases so no reason to bother with mammograms. It was at that point that I decided I needed another doctor. Since then I have been told that I did not receive complete treatment from her and the breast imaging center that I go to every 6 months for mammograms still has a problem believing that she would tell me not to get mammograms after having cancer in both breasts. Now my tumor markers are on the rise and it could mean breast cancer has come back to the breast that Dr. Tarnower did not think needed radiation. I feel like she figured I had bone metastases so there is no point in doing all these tests because I am a goner. Well, I am still here and no thanks to her. Incompetent doctor.
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Diane W.
"I like everything about them. They are very capable and knowledgeable. They are kind and efficient. The staff is well trained and friendly. They were pretty hard to get into.
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Sara Jane C.
"Oh boy I was impressed with the way I was handled. They were trying to find out if the cancer had returned, there were assorted things they did. Other doctors have examined me and" they can't even find the scars, they have to look real hard to see where he cut because he did such a good job. He's not lengthy, he has a certain kind of bedside manner but he's not lengthy. He fills out the situation for you and offers you options. I can tell from other doctors who have reacted to my surgical area that he is an extremely good surgeon, better than the average. There was no problem. I've known others who have developed infections and there were no problems, it was a fast healing incision. He would tell you when to come back and you wouldn't wait around forever to see him. I would send anyone to him. He handled the whole thing extremely well. He didn't act like oh you poor thing, which you don't need to hear. He even
me a picture and offered you options to chose from. The billing department knows what they are doing, I got my bill and everything else was covered. When they learned I was moving they wrote up a nice letter to prepare people where I went to for my situation.

Walnut Creek Oncology Articles

Oncology reviews in Walnut Creek

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She is an amazing doctor. She pays attention to the patient. Her focus is entirely on the patient, how the patient is feeling and what is going on with the patient. She has a very patient approach to people. She is very professional at first then she becomes more personable. We never had any problem with her and even if she squeezes us in. We are sticking with her and her services.
- LAURA H.
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The staff at Highland Oncology Center has made a grueling, scary process bearable through their attitude, concern and professionalism. Everything went well through a series of 15 treatments lasting up to six hours each with only a couple of exceptions. On two occasions the nurses did not correctly access my medication port, causing great pain, and on one other occasion a third nurse bled on my port when taking off his glove because his cut finger was not properly bandaged. All the other visits went very well; the nurses went out of their way to provide comfort and make the procedure as stress-free as possible.
- Thomas K.
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The first time I met the doctor he seemed ok. He shows me the tools and the screen where I can also watch the procedure and see the inside of my bladder as he goes along. Just a note: a healthy bladder is a beautiful color inside - it looks like another world and it's so amazing.While the scope is looking this way and that - he is explaining what I am seeing - air bubbles, the bladder wall..and then he says, "and you have a cancer tumor right there." WHHAAAAATTT?? I don't expect that news to be delivered like that - just so "matter of factly." Please wait until I am dressed and in an upright position!He removes the scope so I can get dressed and asks me to meet him in his office just next door. I do so, and the next few minutes are a blur - other than it's a small tumor - caught early and will be just a quick removal at an out-patient surgical center. He tells me how the surgery will be performed and I may leave the surgical center with or without a catheter. He asked me if I had any questions (I think) but I just shake my head. He then points to his surgery scheduling folks and says they will take care of me and he leaves.My head is still spinning a little bit but I get my surgical appointment made for Monday
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6th (I would be on vacation that week from work) and leave. I get to my car and text my supervisor to let her know. I am believe I am still in a state of shock at this time but I do make it home.I get home and contact the rest of my family - they are comforted by me telling them that apparently it's no large-scale thing and it's just a quick in/out and on with life.I go on my planned vacation the end of June/first few days of
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. It was glorious with a shadow. It was a lot of travel by plane, car and walking. I went thru Denver, a bit of Canada, Niagara Falls and many New England states in 10 days. I get home and I am exhausted. I have to take 3 resting stops from baggage to my sister's car - so I blame it on the cancer just making me tired. I show up for my surgery and they discover that during my trip I had developed blood clots in both legs and in my lungs! My tumor removal will be postponed until this new mess is cleared up.My bladder cancer surgery was rescheduled to September 15th, 2009. My sister and my daughter were with me and the staff at the surgical center was awesome. I really don't remember much of the procedure because the medications/anesthesia - but it was done. I left there with a catheter and was given a date to return to his office for a follow up and removal of the catheter. I was told that I would have to have a follow up cystoscopy ever few months since bladder cancer has a high recurrence rate. During some of the following scopes there would be times I would wait, "in position" for over 20-30 minutes for him to appear and do the scope. He seemed to be amused by my anxiety at times and I do believe he could be a little more light-handed with the scope as a few times it seemed to uncomfortably jab me. He definitely is NOT a people person. It's like in, out, and off to the next.I was supposed to have a scope this past April but his office called and said they have changed locations and dates where the do the scopes so I told them I would recall and reschedule with them. Unfortunately, I have not done so and have just recently changed my insurance plan so I can pick my own specialists and don't need a referral!I am currently reviewing other urologists and hope to find one that I can be comfortable with.
- Donna C.
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The waiting room is spacious, clean, with plenty of light and not too many out of date magizines. The front office staff is personable; always asking how I am doing.
The nurses who draw my blood are highly skilled and excellent at what they do.The nurses know to wrap my arm over the blood draw site with a self sticking bandage and not to use a Band-Aid.
The exam rooms are of a sufficient size as to not feel boxed in.
Sometimes I have to wait for Dr
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. Since I always allow plenty of time for my appointment and bring something to read, the wait is not so bad.
Dr
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reviews my bloodwork at every appointment. We discuss any medication changes,life style choices and any thing else that is relevant.
I highly recomment Dr.
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without reservation.
- RENEE A Z.
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I had this appointment since previous office visit in January. I arrived a little early, was promptly taken from the general waiting room to an examining room, where a staffer handled routine matters such as taking temperature, checking BP, etc. Staffer told me Dr
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would be in, "in a few minutes". about 35 minutes later Dr.
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came in. She was friendly and professional. I needed a new prescription for my hormone therapy pills (down to zero refills). She called it in directly to my pharmacy. She also recommended I buy some OTC Vitamin-D - Calcium supplement pills for bone health. Set up another appointment in an additional 6 months. Discussed medical things I should be doing to help prevent/detect any possible further cancer problems.
- DALE K.
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He is very good. He is willing to give me references to other doctors. He is a pleasant man, who is interested in your total well being as well as your cancer. His office environment is OK. Sometime the University Health System is too big and serves too many people to be really comfortable. There are pros and cons, they do a good job, if you are prepared to wait to be seen, it is good. You don't get any quickies there. When I needed him, he was very available. I don't need to see him often now because I am three years away from my surgery, so I see his nurse practitioner. The chairs are comfortable, which is nice because you have to sit in them for a long time.
- ann V.
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Dr. Yaffee is one of the reasons I stay with
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. He is incredibly intelligent, kind, easy to talk to ... and all 'round great oncologist. Simply put, I've trusted Dr. Y with my life and continue to have confidence in his abilities.
- Meredith R.

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A1 Home Care

412 Pine Park Court
Martinez

Adler, Dr. Kent M.

218 De Anza Blvd
San Mateo

All Bay Animal Hospital

1739 Willow Pass Rd
Concord

Allen, Dr. Bruce L.

50 S San Mateo Dr
San Mateo

Anderson, Dr. Christian B.

100 Hospital Dr
Vallejo

Anita's Salon & Scalp Clinic

686 S O St
Livermore

Ann Wexler MD

110 La Casa Via
Walnut Creek

Babak Edraki MD

1455 Montego
Walnut Creek

Baron, Dr. Ari D

2100 Webster St
San Francisco

Bay Tree Wellness Center

1650 S Amphlett Blvd
San Mateo

Berek, Dr. Jonathan

900 Blake Wilbur Dr
Palo Alto

Betty Suh-Burgmann MD

1515 Newell Ave
Walnut Creek

Bogerty, Dr. Sharon A.

455 Oconnor Dr
San Jose

Brown, Dr. Jennifer A.

218 De Anza Blvd
San Mateo

Camino Medical Group

401 Old San Francisco Rd
Sunnyvale

Chakravarthi, Dr. Priya

3200 Kearney St
Fremont

Chang, Dr. Pauling

795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto

Chee, Dr. Karen G.

218 De Anza Blvd
San Mateo

Chen, Dr. M. Dwight

2490 Hospital Dr
Mountain View

Cohen, Dr. James R

15400 National Ave
Los Gatos

Colocci, Dr. Natalia

3200 Kearney St
Fremont

Colonial Life

1401 Willow Pass Road
Concord

Contra Costa Oncology

500 Lennon Ln
Walnut Creek

Dan Ben-Zeev MD

500 Lennon Ln
Walnut Creek

Dat T. Nguyen, M.D., Inc.

2324 Santa Rita Rd
Pleasanton

David Larson, M.D., PhD

2500 Mowry Ave
Fremont

Davud Sirjani MD

801 Welch Rd
Palo Alto

Dimitry Lerner MD

1455 Montego
Walnut Creek

Dormady, Dr. Shane P.

2490 Hospital Dr
Mountain View

Dr. DANIEL J DUNPHY PA C

345 W PORTAL AVE
San Francisco

Eileen Consorti MD

2066 Oakland Ave
Piedmont

Ekstrand, Dr. Bradley

218 De Anza Blvd
San Mateo

El Camino Hospital

2500 Grant Rd
Mountain View

Enliven Nail & Spa

570 Masonic Way
Belmont

Epic Care

400 Taylor
Pleasant Hill

Evoke Wellness Center, Christina Emrich L.Ac.

1020 Serpentine Lane
Pleasanton

Hansman, Dr. Matthew F.

2911 Chanticleer Ave
Santa Cruz

Harshmen, Dr. Lauren

875 Blake Wilbur Dr
Stanford

Harvey Cohen MD,PHD

300 Pasteur Dr
Palo Alto

Heckmann, Dr. James

701 E El Camino Real
Mountain View

Henderson, Dr. Brian H.

50 S San Mateo Dr
San Mateo

Irwin, Dr. David

2000 Vale Rd
San Pablo

Jaffe, Dr. Julius M.

121 Sotoyome St
Santa Rosa

Jenta Shen MD,PHD

3905 Sacramento St
San Francisco

John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek Campus

1601 Ygnacio Valley Rd
Walnut Creek

Kaiser

1425 S Main St
Walnut Creek

Kaiser Foundation Hospital - Martinez/Walnut

1425 S Main St Dept 1425S
Walnut Creek

Kaiser Foundation Hospital - South San Francisco

1200 El Camino Real
South San Francisco

Kaiser Permanente

San Francisco

Kaiser Permanente - Santa Clara

710 Lawrence Expy
Santa Clara

Kaiser Permanente Hospital - Oakland

280 W Macarthur Blvd
Oakland

Kaiser Permanente Medical Group

401 Bicentennial Way
Santa Rosa

Kaiser Permanente Medical Group

710 Lawrence Expy
Santa Clara

Kaiser Permanente Medical Grp.

39400 Paseo Padre Pkwy
Fremont

Kaiser Permanente Redwood City Medical Center

1150 Veterans Blvd
Redwood City

Knister, Dr. James R

1000 Trancas St
Napa

Kushlan, Dr. Paula D.

3200 Kearney St
Fremont

Lee, Dr. David

3200 Kearney St
Fremont

Leibowitz, Dr. David

795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto

Leonard, Dr. John A.

1601 Ygnacio Valley Rd
Walnut Creek

Leslie C Moretti MD Inc

1850 Sullivan Ave
Daly City

Lin, Dr. Amy C.

3200 Kearney St
Fremont

Lundahl, Dr. Robert E.

795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto

Marjaneh Moini MD

115 La Casa Via
Walnut Creek

Melisko, Dr. Michelle E.

PO Box 1710
San Francisco

Meseroll, Dr. William

3555 Round Barn Cir
Santa Rosa

Michael Cassidy MD

2001 Dwight Way
Berkeley

Michael Sherman MD,PHD

110 La Casa Via
Walnut Creek

Mills-Peninsula Medical Center

1501 Trousdale Dr.
Burlingame

Palo Alto Medical Foundation

701 E El Camino Real
Mountain View

Palo Alto Medical Foundation

More than fifty locations throughout Alameda
Moutain View

Pisani, Dr. Albert

360 Dardanelli Ln
Los Gatos

PT Works

794 Altos Oaks Dr
Los Altos

Ray, Dr. Gordon R.

795 El Camino Real
Palo Alto

Renneker, Dr. Mark

4637 Ulloa St
San Francisco

Seid, Dr. Patricia L

1000 Trancas St
Napa

Sheppard, Dr. Barry

50 S San Mateo Dr
San Mateo

Siebel, Dr. John V.

218 De Anza Blvd
San Mateo

So-Rosillo, Dr. Rosendo

701 E El Camino Real
Mountain View

Stanford Hospital & Clinics

300 Pasteur Dr
Stanford

Sutter Camino Medical Group Inc

701 E El Camino Real
Mountain View

Sutter Solano Cancer Center

100 Hospital Dr
Vallejo

Tai, Dr. Edmund

701 E El Camino Real
Mountain View

Tender Loving Care Massage Therapy

275 Rose Ave. Suite 201
Pleasanton

Teng, Dr. Nelson

900 Blake Wilbur Dr
Palo Alto

Tiger-Dragon Acupuncture and Qigong

379 S Livermore Ave,
Livermore

Wakelee, Dr. Heather

875 Blake Wilbur Dr
Stanford

Wapnir, Dr. Irene

900 Blake Wilbur Dr
Palo Alto

Wong, Dr. Derrick

701 E El Camino Real
Mountain View

Wong, Dr. Glenn D.

2850 Commercial Crossing
Santa Cruz

Wu, Dr. H. Irene

701 E El Camino Real
Mountain View

Wu, Dr. Michael C.

2850 Commercial Crossing
Santa Cruz

Yu, Dr. Peter

701 E El Camino Real
Mountain View
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