Dr. Robert Amato, DO

Dr. Robert Amato, DO

Oncology  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
(28)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Robert Amato, DO is an oncology doctor who practices in Houston, TX. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 35 years.

6400 Fannin St Ste 2900

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

(713) 704-3961

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Humana Health Plan of Texas

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Top Care Areas

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Pulmonary Disease
very high
more than 94% of peers
Secondary Malignancies
very high
more than 92% of peers
Urinary Disorders
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Specialties

  • Oncology
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Board Certifications

Dr. Amato does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • 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
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lip Cancer
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Retina Diseases
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thymomas
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Univ Of North Texas Health Science Center Texas College Of Osteopathic Medicine, University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • University Of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Amato has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Amato has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Amato's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Amato to family and friends
4.6
based on 28 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
    (25)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Amato'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
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

in Rockwall, TX |
I am a current patient of Dr. Amato since October 2010. I have prostate cancer with mets to L3 and lymph nodes, rising PSA above 15. Unlike other Oncologists I consulted who suggested cookbook method of treatment, he immediately put me on a cocktail of chemo-hormonal therapy. I am still alive and...more
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in Houston, TX |
I've been a patient of Dr. Amato since 1999. At that time I was told at the Spring Branch hospital I had six months to live with kidney cancer. Thanks to Dr. Amato I'm still here. I received his letter today about his medical leave and will keep him in my prayers. Theodore L. Dorenkamp
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in Kerrville, TX |
I would recommend Dr. Amato to anyone who is facing advanced prostate cancer. He and his staff are very professional and considerate. His success rate is very high and he tests and communicates extremely well throughout the procedure. The wait time can vary but you must realize he is extremely...more
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in Panama, Rep of Panama |
Really he is an Angel Of The Medicine
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Houston, TX |
Knowledgeable about your cancer. Excellent communicator to break down the most complicated answer in a lay persons terms. Motivated to find an answer and well thought out options. Listener to the smallest of your worries. Empathetic to where you are medically. Driven. Approachable, just to...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Amato accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • Humana Health Plan of Texas
    Houston Area HMO-Standard

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Hospitals where Dr. Amato has admitting privileges

Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center
6411 Fannin St
Houston, TX 77030
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Memorial Hermann Healthcare System - Southwest
7600 Beechnut St
Houston, TX 77074
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