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Dr. Phillip Desimone, MD

Oncology* Age 82
Dr. Phillip Desimone, MD
2.0 (20 Ratings)
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Dr. Phillip Desimone, MD

Oncology* Age 82
Paducah, KY
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Dr. Phillip Desimone, MD works in Paducah, KY as an Oncology Specialist.
At present, Dr. Desimone has received an average rating of 2.0 from patients and has been reviewed 20 times. They are affiliated with Harrison Memorial Hospital and University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital. Their office is not accepting new patients at this time. Dr. Desimone practices at Practice in Paducah, KY and has additional offices in Lexington, KY.

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  • Choice Plus POS II
  • Bronze Pathway for HSA-KY HMO
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  1. 1 Baptist Health Paducah
    2501 Kentucky Ave, Paducah, KY 42003
  2. 2 UK College of Dentistry Kentucky Clinic
    740 Rose St, Lexington, KY 40536
  3. 3 Kentucky Medical Services Foundation Inc.
    2333 Alumni Park Plz Ste 200, Lexington, KY 40517

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Sep 13, 2023
It has been 25 years since my husband, Tom Watkins, was treated by Dr. DeSimone. Unlike the other reviewers, we found him to be kind, compassionate, yet with a caring sense of humor. I understand he is retired now.
— Sep 13, 2023
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Medical Oncology
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Medical Education
  • University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine
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  • University Ky

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Dr. Desimone accepts Aetna, Anthem and Cigna as well as many others. See all of the insurances Dr. Desimone accepts here.

Dr. Desimone has a star rating of 2.0/5 and has been reviewed 20 times.

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Hospital Affiliations

  • Harrison Memorial Hospital
  • University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital

Know Before You Go

Preventive care: what doctors want you to know

Preventive care can help identify current or future health and medical concerns before they become major.

  1. Hepatitis C Screening: Questions for the Doctor

    Everyone ages 18 to 79 needs to get tested for hepatitis C. (USPSTF)

  2. Protect Yourself from Seasonal Flu

    Get the flu vaccine every year to protect yourself and others from the flu. (ACIP)

  3. Talk with Your Doctor About Depression

    Talk with your doctor about how you are feeling if you have been sad, down, or hopeless. (USPSTF)

  4. Get Your Well-Woman Visit Every Year

    See a doctor or nurse for a checkup once a year. (HRSA)

  5. Watch for Warning Signs of Relationship Violence

    If you think your partner might be abusive, talk with your doctor about getting help. (USPSTF)

  6. Get Screened for Cervical Cancer

    Get a Pap test every 3 years. If you get a Pap test and an HPV test, you can get screened every 5 years instead. (USPSTF)

  7. Get Tested for HIV

    Get tested for HIV at least once. You may need to get tested more often depending on your risk. (USPSTF)

  8. Get Your Blood Pressure Checked

    Get your blood pressure checked regularly — at least every 5 years.  (USPSTF)

  9. Drink Alcohol Only in Moderation

    If you are concerned about your drinking, ask your doctor about screening and counseling. (USPSTF)

  10. Get Vaccines to Protect Your Health (Adults Ages 19 to 49 Years)

    Get important adult shots (vaccinations). (ACIP)

  11. Get Enough Folic Acid

    Learn why women your age need folic acid. (USPSTF)

  12. Quit Smoking

    If you smoke, ask your doctor about services to help you quit. (USPSTF)

  13. Talk with Your Doctor About Drug Misuse

    If you’re worried about your drug use, talk with a doctor about getting help. (USPSTF)