Dr. Robert Clinton Bast MD Medical Oncologist

Dr. Robert Bast is a medical oncologist in Houston, Texas and is affiliated with University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and has been in practice for 43 years. Dr. Bast accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 129 doctors at University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center who specialize in Medical Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Medical Oncologist: General Oncology, Hematologic

Hospital Affiliation

University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Ranked #1 in Cancer

Education & Medical Training

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1975 - 1976

Johns Hopkins University
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1971 - 1972

Harvard Medical School
Class of 1971

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 25 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 21 years in Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 20 years in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

FL State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Elected Member, The American Society for Clinical Investigation
1984

Publications & Presentations

Risk Perception, Worry, and Test Acceptance in Average-Risk Women Undergoing Ovarian Cancer Screening.
Holman, L. L.,Lu, K. H.,Bast, R. C.,Hernandez, M. A.,Bodurka, D. C.,Skates, S.,Sun, C. C.

Risk Perception, Worry, and Test Acceptance in Average-Risk Women Undergoing Ovarian Cancer Screening.
Holman, L. L.,Lu, K. H.,Bast, R. C.,Hernandez, M. A.,Bodurka, D. C.,Skates, S.,Sun, C. C.

A 2-stage ovarian cancer screening strategy using the Risk of Ovarian Cancer Algorithm (ROCA) identifies early-stage incident cancers and demonstrates high positive predictive value.
Lu, K. H.,Skates, S.,Hernandez, M. A.,Bedi, D.,Bevers, T.,Leeds, L.,Moore, R.,Granai, C.,Harris, S.,Newland, W.,Adeyinka, O.,Geffen, J.,Deavers, M. T.,Sun, C. C.,Horick, N.,Fritsche, H.,Bast, R. C.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Lifewise Health Plan of Oregon
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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