Dr. Athanassios Argiris MD Medical Oncologist

Dr. Athanassios Argiris is a medical oncologist in San Antonio, Texas. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Methodist Hospital and South Texas Veterans Health Care System. He received his medical degree from University of Athens and has been in practice for 16 years. Dr. Argiris accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 24 doctors at Methodist Hospital and one of 9 at South Texas Veterans Health Care System who specialize in Medical Oncology.

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Office Location

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Medical Oncologist: Head & Neck Cancer, Thoracic Cancer

Hospital Affiliation

Methodist Hospital
High performing in Cancer

South Texas Veterans Health Care System

St Luke's Baptist Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1994 - 1997

University of Athens
Class of 1990

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Medical Oncology

PA State Medical License
Active through 2012

TX State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACP), American College of Physicians

Publications & Presentations

Phase I trial of carboplatin and etoposide in combination with panobinostat in patients with lung cancer.
Tarhini, A. A.,Zahoor, H.,McLaughlin, B.,Gooding, W. E.,Schmitz, J. C.,Siegfried, J. M.,Socinski, M. A.,Argiris, A.

Phase II 2-arm trial of the proteasome inhibitor, PS-341 (bortezomib) in combination with irinotecan or PS-341 alone followed by the addition of irinotecan at time of progression in patients with locally recurrent or metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of
Gilbert, J.,Lee, J. W.,Argiris, A.,Haigentz, M.,Feldman, L. E.,Jang, M.,Arun, P.,Van Waes, C.,Forastiere, A. A.

Current status and future directions in induction chemotherapy for head and neck cancer.
Argiris, A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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