Dr. Merry Tetef, MD

Dr. Merry Tetef, MD

Oncology  |  
Female  |  
Age 56
(14)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Merry Tetef, MD is an oncology doctor who practices in Laguna Hills, CA. She is 56 years old and has been practicing for 30 years. Dr. Tetef is affiliated with Saddleback Memorial Medical Center- Laguna Hills, Hoag Hospital Newport Beach, Mission Hospital - Mission Viejo and Saint Joseph Hospital.

24302 Paseo De Valencia Ste 200

Laguna Hills, CA 92653

Contact Information

(949) 653-2959

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Breast Diseases
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more than 99% of peers
Breast Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Oncology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Bone Marrow 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

  • Harvard Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • City Hope Med Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tetef has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tetef's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tetef to family and friends
4.2
based on 14 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Tetef's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
costa mesa, ca |
Caring and very supportive. She's an enthusiastic, very knowledgeable oncologist who cares about her patients.
in Laguna Niguel, CA |
She will no longer schedule return visits on the day receive chemo infusions causing the patient to visit the office more frequently, no bueno!
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Dr. Tetef accepts 5 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
    Select Plus HMO
    Select PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Tetef has admitting privileges

Hoag Hospital Newport Beach
1 Hoag Dr
Newport Beach, CA 92663
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Mission Hospital - Mission Viejo
27700 Medical Center Rd
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
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Saddleback Memorial Medical Center- Laguna Hills
24451 Health Center Dr
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
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Saint Joseph Hospital
1100 W Stewart Dr
Orange, CA 92868
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