Dr. Brian Dicarlo, MD

Dr. Brian Dicarlo, MD

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Hematology & Oncology  |  
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43 y/o
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Dr. Brian Dicarlo, MD is a hematology & oncology doctor who practices in San Luis Obispo, CA. He is 43 years old and has been practicing for 16 years. Dr. Dicarlo is affiliated with Arroyo Grande Community Hospital and French Hospital Medical Center.

SLO Oncology & Hematology Health Center

715 Tank Farm Rd Ste C

San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Cancer
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more than 97% of peers
Pancreatic Cancer
very high
more than 95% of peers
Breast Diseases
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Dicarlo "The better we understand cancer the more we recognize the complexities of this disease. Just like people, each cancer is different. Every cancer has a unique cause and unique genetic profile. We recognize that each patient will require a distinct approach & a tailored treatment plan geared toward their individual situation. We believe that the optimal outcome for cancer patients comes from the coordinated efforts of a team of expert practitioners using a multi-faceted treatment approach."

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Specialties

  • Hematology & Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Oncology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • ENT Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mast Cell Diseases
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

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Procedures

  • Biopsy
  • Biopsy of Affected Tissue
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Soft Tissue Mass Biopsy
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • University Of New York
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • New York Presbyterian Cornell University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • New York Presbyterian Cornell University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dicarlo has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dicarlo's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dicarlo to family and friends
4.3
based on 19 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Dicarlo's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in morro bay , CA |
Dr Dicarlo is one of the few oncologists who has listened patiently with care and concern and has extensive knowledge in many options for care based on each symptom and diagnosis. He is a doctor that you can trust in providing the best possible care and with genuine compassion for his patients. I am grateful for his level of care, compassion, and practicing the best possible protocol for his patients.
in Nipomo, CA |
Dr Dicarlo is a human being with a MD title, what I mean he is very humble and dedicated to his patients, he takes the time to understand patient's needs. Dr Dicarlo is 100% professional and we are blessed to have MD's like him.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Dicarlo accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
    Select PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
    Access Plus Savenet
    Local Access Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Dicarlo has admitting privileges

Arroyo Grande Community Hospital
345 S Halcyon Rd
Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
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French Hospital Medical Center
1911 Johnson Ave
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
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