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Specializes in Oncology • Male • Age 58

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Dr. Fossella's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Blvd
Houston, TX 77030

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MD ANDERSON CANC
MDACC Department of Urology
1515 Holcombe Blvd
Houston, TX 77030
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    Dr. Fossella's Experience

    Specialties

    • Oncology
    • Medical Oncology

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
    • Medical Oncology
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    • Bone Marrow Biopsy
    • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
    • Thoracentesis
    2
    • Adrenal Gland Cancer
    • Anemia
    • Basal Cell Carcinoma
    • Bladder Cancer
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Cancer
    • Breast Cancer
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
    • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • ENT Cancer
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Heart Tumors, Malignant
    • Hodgkin's Disease
    • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
    • Laryngeal Cancer
    • Leukocytosis
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Lymphoma
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
    • Melanoma
    • Meningiomas
    • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
    • Myeloproliferative Disorders
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Neutropenia
    • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
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    • Oral Cancer
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Ovarian Cancer
    • Pancytopenia
    • Pleura Cancer
    • Pleural Neoplasm, Malignant
    • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
    • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Renal (Kidney) Cancer
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Skin Cancer
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
    • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
    • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
    • Thymomas
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Tongue Cancer
    • Vertebral Column Tumors
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Texas.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Baylor University
    Graduated in 1982

    Internship Hospital

    Baylor College Of Med

    Residency Hospital

    Baylor College Of Med

    Fellowship Hospital

    Baylor College Of Med
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Fossella & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Fossella's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center where Dr. Fossella has admitting privileges:

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    • The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fossella to family and friends

    5 out of 5

    5 responses

    Dr. Fossella's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    5 out of 5

    5 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.6 out of 5

    5 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    5 out of 5

    5 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    5 responses

    Experience with Dr. Fossella

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    5 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

    5 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.8 out of 5

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    • Yes.

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    THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MD ANDERSON CANC
    MDACC Department of Urology
    1515 Holcombe Blvd
    Houston, TX 77030
    (713) 792-6161 (Office)
    (713) 745-9121 (Fax)
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