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Stephen J. Tremont, MD

Medical Oncologist

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Board Certified
American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
Where I See Patients
Duke Cancer Center Raleigh - Raleigh, NC
Duke Raleigh Hospital Benign Hematology - Raleigh, NC
Duke Raleigh Hospital Cancer Center Hematology/Oncology - Raleigh, NC
My Locations
Duke Cancer Center Raleigh
3404 Wake Forest Road
Raleigh, NC 27609-7341
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This location is currently 5.5 miles from your current location.
Duke Raleigh Hospital Benign Hematology
3404 Wake Forest Road
Raleigh, NC 27609-7341
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This location is currently 5.5 miles from your current location.
Duke Raleigh Hospital Cancer Center Hematology/Oncology
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This location is currently 5.5 miles from your current location.
About Me

I am a medical oncologist who generally sees patients with breast, lung, colon and blood cancers. I consider my style to be fairly easy-going. I suggest only the most medically necessary tests and studies with the goal of getting to the right diagnosis and treatment. I’ve found that this approach also reduces patient anxiety. I greatly enjoy getting to know my patients and individuals. Even though two patients’ cancers may have the same name, I pride myself on basing the treatment of each patient on what may be right for that specific person. I decided to focus on oncology because you have to know about many organ systems, not just one organ or organ system, to be successful. My favorite part of practicing medicine is helping patients get through their treatment and obtaining the best results for them.

Languages I Speak
English
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Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Provider Rating
4.84 out of 5
329 ratings, 64 reviews
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Training and Education
Board Certification
American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
Fellowship
Hematology, University of Connecticut Health Center (Connecticut), 1977-1979
Oncology, University of North Carolina, 1979-1981
Residency
Medical, Hartford Hospital (Connecticut), 1974-1976
Education
MD, Tufts Medical School (Massachusetts),1974
Clinical Focus and Research
Publications
View my publications on PubMed
Insurance Accepted

Duke Health contracts with most major health insurance carriers and transplant networks, including the ones listed below.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS, Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Elect Choice HMO, Aetna Open Access Elect Choice
    • Aetna Health Network Only, Aetna Health Network Option
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Limited Benefit Insurance PPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS
    • Aetna Medicare HMO Open Access
    • Aetna Medicare Plan (HMO, PPO)
    • Aetna Medicare Premier Plan (PPO)
    • Aetna Medicare Prime Plan (HMO, PPO)
    • Aetna Open Access HMO, Open Access Aetna Select, Aetna Open Access Select, Aetna Open Access Managed Choice
    • Aetna Open Choice PPO
    • Aetna PCP Coordinated POS Plan
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (QPOS)
    • Aetna Select HMO
    • Aetna Traditional Choice
    • Aetna Voluntary Indemnity Group Plan
    • Aetna Whole Health – Duke WakeMed WKCC
  • Ambetter
    • Ambetter of North Carolina
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC
    • Blue Advantage
    • Blue Medicare (HMO, PPO)*
    • Blue Options (123, PPO, HSA)
    • Blue Select
    • NC State Employees Health Plan
    • *Duke HomeCare and Hospice does not participate in the plan.

  • CIGNA
    • Cigna Choice Plus
    • Cigna Open Access
    • Cigna Open Access Plus
  • Duke Group Plans
    • Duke Basic
    • Duke Select
  • First Health
  • Gateway Health Alliance
  • Gateway Health Plan
    • Gateway Health Medicare Assured Prime (HMO)
    • Gateway Health Medicare Assured Select (HMO)
  • Halifax Physician-Hospital Organization
  • Healthgram
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice (PPO)
    • Humana ChoiceCare (PPO)
    • Humana Gold Choice (PFFS)
    • Humana Gold Plus (HMO)
  • MedCost
  • Medicare
    • First Medicare Direct*
    • Medicare Part A
    • Medicare Part B
    • *This is for Wake County only.

  • MultiPlan / Private Healthcare Systems
  • NC Medicaid
    • NC Medicaid*
    • *Not all Duke locations and doctors participate in this plan. Please contact the location you will be visiting to determine what is accepted.

  • OneNet PPO
  • Optima Health
    • FAMIS
    • Optima Family Care (Medicaid HMO in VA)
    • Optima Individual & Family (On & Off Exchange Plans)
    • Optima Plus (PPO)
    • Optima Vantage (HMO)
  • TRICARE
    • TRICARE Extra*
    • TRICARE for Life*
    • TRICARE Prime*
    • TRICARE Prime Remote*
    • TRICARE Standard*
    • *Duke Primary Care does not participate with the plan.

  • United Healthcare
    • AARP Medicare Complete (HMO, PPO)
    • AARP Medicare Complete Essential (HMO)
    • All Savers Alternate Funding
    • All Savers Fully Insured
    • State Employee Health Plan (for retirees)
    • United Healthcare (HMO, PPO, POS)
    • United Healthcare Charter/Charter Balance/Charter Plus
    • United Healthcare Choice/Choice Plus
    • United Healthcare Core/Core Essential
    • United Healthcare Navigate/Navigate Plus/Navigate Balanced
    • United Healthcare of the River Valley
    • United Healthcare Option PPO
    • United Healthcare Options PPO with Harvard Pilgrim
    • United Healthcare Passport Connect Choice/Choice Plus
    • United Healthcare Passport Connect Options PPO
    • United Healthcare Select/Select Plus
    • United Medical Resources (UMR)

Before scheduling your appointment, we strongly recommend you contact your insurance company to verify that the Duke Health location or provider you plan to visit is included in your network. Your insurance company will also be able to inform you of any co-payments, co–insurances, or deductibles that will be your responsibility. If you proceed in scheduling an appointment and your health insurance benefits do not participate with Duke, your out of pocket liability may be higher. We will contact you regarding your coverage and patient liability. If you are uninsured, learn more about our financial assistance policy.

Industry Relationships
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