Dr. Bijoy Telivala, MD

Dr. Bijoy Telivala, MD

Hematology & Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 40
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Dr. Bijoy Telivala, MD is a hematology & oncology specialist in Jacksonville, FL and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Temple University and specializes in hematology & oncology.Read his story

5742 Booth Rd Ste A

Jacksonville, FL 32207

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc.
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Anemia
very high
more than 97% of peers
Blood Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Dr. Telivala's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Telivala "Dr. Bijoy Telivala is board certified in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. He practices at the Cancer Specialists of North Florida Southside office. His areas of interest include breast cancer, gynecological cancers, lung cancer, and benign and malignant hematology. Calling oncology/hematology "a very exciting field", Dr. Telivala appreciates the opportunity to help people, to reassure people, and to try to increase life expectancy. "We push the limit every day in terms of medical care and quality of life," he says. "We see new developments in the field every day. I feel that oncology is not just about the diagnosis and treatment of the cancer. It is about evaluating and helping not just the patient, but the entire family." A cancer diagnosis "is life changing for everyone associated with the patient. All of them are an integral part of the patient's defense mechanisms. Everything and everyone needs to be taken into consideration." Dr. Telivala expects more targeted therapies in the future that will reduce the side effects of cancer treatment. "Instead of a shotgun approach, the new therapies just target the cancer cells and not the good cells. Already, the new drug Gleevec, a targeted therapy for the treatment of chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML), has revolutionized and changed the entire paradigm of CML," he says. At Cancer Specialists of North Florida, Dr. Telivala enjoys working with a group of doctors, nurses, and other support staff who share the primary goal of helping and guiding patients. "They offer compassion and empathy to all the patients and endeavor to do right by every patient." During his time in medicine, Dr. Telivala says he has learned to listen and to talk to his patients. "I have learned to become their guide, friend, and advocate on this difficult journey. I have learned to pick up subtle clues in their mannerisms and in things that they want to say but are unable to do so. Each patient is unique, and I have learned to respect each one of them," he says. Dr. Telivala says he decided to become a doctor because of an inner calling to help people. "The most rewarding part of his work is putting a smile on someone's face." "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Telivala "Provide the highest possible quality care for patients. The care will be delivered with compassion and include a respect for patient rights. The goal is to deliver an integrated approach to cancer treatment, research, education, and cancer prevention."

1  Specialties

  • Hematology & Oncology

3  Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

48  Conditions Treated

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11  Procedures

  • Biopsy
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Cancer Treatment
  • Cancer Counseling
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Chemotherapy
  • Hematologic Disorder Treatment
  • Infusion Therapy
  • Intrathecal Chemotherapy
  • PET Scan
  • Plasmapheresis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Lokmanya Ticak Med Coll
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Temple University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Temple University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Temple University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Temple University Hospital and Fox Chase Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Telivala has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Telivala's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Telivala

4.1

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