Dr. James Sanchez, MD

Dr. James Sanchez, MD

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Medical Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
65 y/o
(27)

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Dr. James Sanchez, MD is a medical oncology specialist in Las Vegas, NV and has been practicing for 34 years. He specializes in medical oncology, hematology, and more.Read his story

Comprehensive Cancer Center of Nevada

3730 S Eastern Ave

Las Vegas, NV 89169
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • America's Health Choice
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Culinary Health Fund
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthChoice
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • One Health
  • PHCS
  • Sierra Choice

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Sanchez performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
very high
more than 99% of peers
Rh Incompatibility Screening
very high
more than 98% of peers
Blood Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Sanchez's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Sanchez "EDUCATION A Cum Laude graduate in biology, Dr. Sanchez received his medical degree from the University of Utah School of Medicine. Following an internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of Michigan School of Medicine, he completed two fellowships in hematology and oncology at the University of Michigan and Alabama. AREAS OF SPECIAL INTEREST Specializes in the treatment of various cancer types with a special interest in the following areas: lymphoma and lung cancer. EXPERIENCE Dr. Sanchez is a published author of 19 publications and abstracts. Prior to joining Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada, he was a Clinical Instructor and Assistant Professor of hematology and oncology as well as an Associate Scientist at the University of Alabama. Dr. Sanchez is currently a hematology and oncology consultant and serves as Practice President. PERSONAL In his free time, Dr. Sanchez enjoys spending time with his family, dancing and fishing. BOARD CERTIFIED Internal Medicine Medical Oncology National Board of Medical Examiners MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS American College of Physician Executives American Medical Association American Society of Clinical Oncology Clark County Medical Society Mountain View Hospital, Board Member Nevada State Medical Association Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Southern Nevada, Board Member VA Ambulatory Hematology/Oncology Service "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sanchez ""As a provider of specialized care in cancer and hematology it is my goal to bring the most advanced, state of the art care available. By combining the most up to date resources available in clinical research together with quality care, as accepted by the National Comprehensive Cancer Center guidelines, our patients are able to obtain the care they need close to home and their family.""

6  Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology
  • Hematology & Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Oncology

3  Board Certifications

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

111  Conditions Treated

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9  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Chemotherapy
  • Hematologic Disorder Treatment
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Thyroid Screening

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

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 Utah
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • University Of Utah School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sanchez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sanchez's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sanchez to family and friends
27 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
    (24)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Sanchez'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Dr Sanchez is the best. He always takes time, explains things and answers questions. I have referred other patients to him and they all thanked me.
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Hello Will, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are happy to see that you had such a positive experience with Dr. Sanchez. We strive to provide high-quality patient care and your feedback is greatly appreciated. If there is anything you need, please feel free to email us directly at infocccn@usoncology.com.

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Dr. Sanchez in very competent, kind and patient and has treated me for a number of years. His compassion and attention to detail are unparalled. I feel very fortunate to have him as my physician and am immensely grateful to him. Because of him, I have a positive attitude and am able to manage my...more
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My wife was recommended to see Dr. Sanchez, with stage 4 lung cancer, believe me there is no regret!! Dr Sanchez, has a great bedside manner, and is willing to spend the time to explain any questions and upcoming procedures. The treatment he recommended has worked amazingly, I believe that he...more
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Thank you for taking the time to write a review and leave us a 5-star rating. We are so happy to hear about the positive experience you've had under the care of Dr. Sanchez. Patient care and satisfaction are very important to us, so we appreciate this feedback. We wish you all the best!

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I love the hugs when he greets me! I admire the respect he has with his staff and they for him. His listening skill is always displayed as well as taking whatever time it takes to answer all questions. He also ask questions and clarifies the blood results: the good bad and ugly! ...more
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Thank you for taking the time to write a review and give us a 5-star rating. We are so pleased to hear about the positive experience you've had while under the care of Dr. Sanchez. We strive to provide the best care possible to our patients, so your feedback is greatly appreciated. If there is anything you need, please do not hesitate to reach out to us directly at infocccn@usoncolgy.com. Thank you,

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Dr. Sanchez is not only a highly trained Hematologist/Oncologist, he is also very respected in the med community. He is the most compass doctor I've ever had the pleasure of seeing and has gained my trust and confidence.
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Hello Roberta, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are so pleased to hear that you've had a great experience with Dr. Sanchez. If there is anything you need, please do not hesitate to reach out to us directly at infocccn@usoncolgy.com. We wish you all the very best! Thank you,

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