Dr. Robert Amato, DO

Dr. Robert Amato, DO

Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. Robert Amato, DO is an oncology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Univ Of North Texas Health Science Center Texas College Of Osteopathic Medicine, University Of North Texas Health Science Center At Fort Worth in 1983 and specializes in oncology.

6400 Fannin St Ste 2900

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

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
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

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

Dr. Amato's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Oncology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Amato does not have any board certifications listed.

69  Conditions Treated

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1  Procedures

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

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Amato to family and friends
28 total reviews (6 have 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)

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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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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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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Really he is an Angel Of The Medicine
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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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