Dr. Laura Dickerson, MD

Dr. Laura Dickerson, MD

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Medical Oncology  |  
Female  |  
45 y/o
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Dr. Laura Dickerson, MD is a medical oncology doctor who practices in Gainesville, FL. She is 45 years old and has been practicing for 16 years. Dr. Dickerson is affiliated with North Florida Regional Medical Center and Shands Live Oak Regional Medical Center.

Florida Cancer Specialists

1147 NW 64th Ter

Gainesville, FL 32605
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Accepted insurance

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

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Top Care Areas

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Anemia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Blood Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Dickerson "Established in 1984, Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Inst. is the largest privately owned oncology/hematology practice in the US. We are committed to providing world class cancer care in community base settings close to home serving patients as far north as Gainesville, as far south as Naples and east as Sebring in Central Florida. In association with Sara Cannon Research Inst., we offer patients access to more clinical trials than any private oncology practice in Florida. Our primary purpose is to provide the most advanced cancer treatment, using cutting-edge technologies, in a setting where patients can be close to home and surrounded by family and friends. Our physicians are board certified in Internal Medicine, Oncology and hematology. The Gainesville office offers all the services needed to meet the needs of an oncology patient. Our infusion room has expertly trained and certified oncology nurses to administer the treatment specifically researched and designed by your physician. We have in-house lab and radiology services including CT and PET. We provide two ongoing support groups that meet in our location on a monthly basis to assist patients and families in dealing with their disease process. We serve Alachua and all surrounding counties and accept all types of cancer and blood related disorders. We truly are a community-based practice that provides world class care to each individual patient close to home. "

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Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology
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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 Myeloid Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Melanoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Pancytopenia
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Sarcoma
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

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Procedures

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • CT Scan (Computed Tomography)
  • Chemotherapy
  • PET Scan

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

  • Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • University Fl
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University Fl
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University Fl
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dickerson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dickerson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dickerson to family and friends
3.2
based on 6 total reviews
Dr. Dickerson's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Dickerson accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Ambetter
    Superior Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Care HMO
    Blue Select
    BlueDental Choice
  • 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. Dickerson has admitting privileges

North Florida Regional Medical Center
6500 W Newberry Rd
Gainesville, FL 32605
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Shands Live Oak Regional Medical Center
1100 11th St SW
Live Oak, FL 32064
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