Dr. Furhan Yunus MD Hematologist

Dr. Furhan Yunus is a hematologist in Memphis, Tennessee and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Baptist Memorial Hospital - Memphis and Grenada Lake Medical Center. He received his medical degree from King Edward Medical University and has been in practice for 29 years. Dr. Yunus accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 25 doctors at Baptist Memorial Hospital - Memphis and one of 2 at Grenada Lake Medical Center who specialize in Hematology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Hematologist: General Hematology

Education & Medical Training

Methodist Hospital - Central Unit
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1990–1993

University of Arizona
Fellowship, Medical Oncology, 1993–1995

King Edward Medical University
Class of 1985

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 21 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 19 years in Medical Oncology

MS State Medical License
Active through 2014

TN State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

A phase III, double-blind, randomized trial of palonosetron compared with ondansetron in preventing chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting following highly emetogenic chemotherapy.
Aapro, M. S., Grunberg, S. M., Manikhas, G. M., Olivares, G., Suarez, T., Tjulandin, S. A., Bertoli, L. F., Yunus, F., Morrica, B., Lordick, F., Macciocchi, A.

Preliminary analysis of a phase II study of paclitaxel, carboplatin, and hyperfractionated radiation therapy for locally advanced inoperable non-small cell lung cancer.
Choy, H., DeVore, R. F., Hande, K. R., Porter, L. L., Rosenblatt, P., Yunus, F., Schlabach, L., Smith, C., Shyr, Y., LaPorte, K., Johnson, D. H.

Efficacy and safety of budesonide/formoterol compared with salbutamol in the treatment of acute asthma.
Balanag, V. M., Yunus, F., Yang, P. C., Jorup, C.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS Value Network
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth HMO Value Network
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • AmeriHealth PPO Value Network
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Minnesota Blue Cross Accord
  • BCBS Tennessee Network 5
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare PPO
  • Qualchoice PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref

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