Eric O. Gamboa, M.D. Kadlec Employed Provider

Hematologist/Oncologist
Languages: English, Tagalog
Accepting New Patients
Professional Statement
In his practice, Dr. Gamboa's approach is to treat the whole patient, not just their diagnosis. Whether they have difficulties with a blood disorder or cancer he focuses on addressing the acute issues as well as their overall wellness.
Education
Institution
Type
Field of Study
University Of The Philippines College Of Medicine
Medical School
Akron General Medical Center
Residency
Internal Medicine
St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital
Fellowship
Hematology And Oncology
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Hematology
Clinical Interests
  • Abnormal Urine Cytology
  • Active Surveillance Of Prostate Cancer
  • Adverse Effects To Anticoagulants
  • Aids Related Malignancies
  • Alveolar Rhabdomyosarcoma
  • Amyloidosis
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Anemia Of Pregnancy
  • Angiosarcoma
  • Antithrombin Deficiency
  • B12 Deficiency Anemia
  • Benign Carcinoid Tumor Of Kidney
  • Benign Neoplasm Of Bladder
  • Benign Neoplasm Of Epididymis
  • Benign Neoplasm Of Prostate
  • Benign Neoplasm Of Renal Pelvis
  • Benign Neoplasm Of Scrotum
  • Benign Neoplasm Of Testis
  • Benign Neoplasm Of Ureter
  • Benign Neoplasm Of Urethra
  • Benign Tumor Of Penis
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer Genomics
  • Blood Cancer
  • Bone Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Chemotherapy
  • Carcinoma In Situ Of Penis
  • Carcinoma In Situ Of Prostate
  • Cardiac Sarcoma
  • Chondrosarcoma
  • Colon Cancer Chemotherapy
  • Deep Thrombophlebitis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Elevated Psa
  • Head And Neck Sarcoma
  • Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome
  • Leiomyosarcoma
  • Liposarcoma
  • Lung Cancer
  • Malignancies Of The Genitourinary System
  • Malignant Carcinoid Tumor Of Kidney
  • Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma
  • Malignant Neoplasm Of Colon
  • Malignant Neoplasm Of Penis
  • Malignant Neoplasm Of Prostate
  • Malignant Neoplasm Of Ureter
  • Malignant Neoplasm Of Ureteric Orifice
  • Malignant Tumor Of Male Genital Organ
  • Malignant Tumor Of Renal Pelvis
  • Metastatic Prostate Cancer
  • Myxofibrosarcoma
  • Myxoid Liposarcoma
  • Neoplasm Of Epididymis
  • Neuroectodermal Tumor
  • Neurofibrosarcoma
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Personal History Of Malignant Neoplasm Of Bladder
  • Personal History Of Malignant Neoplasm Of Epididymis
  • Personal History Of Malignant Neoplasm Of Kidney
  • Pleomorphic Liposarcoma
  • Pleomorphic Rhabdomyosarcoma
  • Pleomorphic Sarcoma
  • Queyrats Erythroplasia
  • Recurrent Thrombosis
  • Renal Cancer
  • Retroperitoneal Sarcoma
  • Rhabdoid Tumor Of The Kidney
  • Rhabdomyosarcoma
  • Sarcoma
  • Sarcoma Botryoides
  • Sarcoma Of The Lung
  • Sclerosis Rhabdomyosarcoma
  • Scrotal Tumor
  • Secondary Malignant Neoplasm Of Genital Organs
  • Secondary Malignant Neoplasm Of Kidney
  • Secondary Malignant Neoplasm Of Urinary Organs
  • Seminoma
  • Spider Veins
  • Spindle Cell Rhabdomyosarcoma
  • Synovial Sarcoma
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Choriocarcinoma
  • Testicular Mass
  • Transitional Cell Carcinoma
  • Undifferentiated Sarcoma
  • Urachal Cancer
  • Urethral Cancer
  • Well Differentiated Liposarcoma
PATIENT RATINGS AND COMMENTS

The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey.Responses are measured on a 10 - point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5 - point scale in order to display results in a 5 - star rating.Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments.

4.7 out of 5 (238 Ratings, 78 Comments)


100

02/23/2020
I waited a half hour to get labs at TCL only to find out that I didn't have a lab order. TCL sent me down to *NAME* office where I waited in line again to request the labs. Then I had to return to TCL and wait another half hour for the blood draw. It would be wise if there was a standing lab request in my file -- and really, it should be for all cancer patients. Thank you.
100

02/10/2020
I don't like it when I pre-register and then show up at *NAME* office only to have the receptionist ask the same questions in an area where there is NO privacy. Why is that necessary? Your registration area needs more privacy!!!!!!!
90

02/07/2020
I couldn't have asked for a better dr. or team of nurses to help me through my bought of cancer. I am very grateful for everything.
80

01/29/2020
Everything went well. However the prescription that is prescribed by him has been on backorder and I called his office to let them know that I was needing a different prescription has not been done. I have not heard from him or his office on what to do. Letrozole is the medication that has been on backorder. Not life threatening if not taken but what he is wanting me to continue until the end of *DATE*.
100

01/28/2020
Always a pleasant experience with helpful and friendly staff and physician.
100

01/27/2020
There are not enough words to convey my positive attitude toward *NAME* and his entire staff. It was my first visit to see him and he had to explain that I had cancer and how we would approach my testing and care. He was direct with total kindness and understanding of the difficulty of my situation. He made a very difficult experience the very best it could have been. I have great admiration for him as a person and competent doctor.
100

01/15/2020
he is so awesome
100

01/14/2020
As they say, what works-don't need fixin.
90

01/08/2020
Good visit and clarified some information.
90

01/07/2020
I am happy with the care received.
90

12/29/2019
it was all good. I have been very pleased with my care.
100

12/24/2019
Great doctor and all the staf
100

12/18/2019
good, !
100

12/15/2019
Dr. Gamboa and his staff are an exceptional team. I feel blessed to have them treating me.
100

12/11/2019
My visit with Dr. Gamboa is ALWAYS a very special time for me, for he is extremely thorough in explaining my questions and very caring about my health concerns.
90

12/10/2019
Dr Gamboa makes me feel comfortable, listens to my concerns. [...]
100

12/04/2019
I enjoy him as a person, and I am confident in his doctoring skills.
100

12/03/2019
Exceptionally professional team. I felt comfortable speaking to the doctor and he listened and answered all questions. He gave me hope.
100

12/01/2019
DR. IS VERY VERY SERIOUS ABOUT MY CANCER TREATMENT, HE IS CONCERNED AS TO WHAT IS BEST FOR ME; BEING AS I AM 81 THAT WILL AFFECT THE TREATMENT, I WAS VERY GLAD TO SEE AND DISCUSS MY SITUATION,
100

11/28/2019
Excellent care
90

11/17/2019
Front desk is understaffed, leading to waiting in line to check-in. Both individuals were on long, involved phone calls, while the waiting line grew longer
90

11/17/2019
I like Dr. Gamboa
100

11/14/2019
[...] I feel my care and treatment under the guidance of Dr. Gamboa has been excellent.
100

11/13/2019
The Doctor was very helpfull with helping us understand my condition and giving us the information we needed to understand
80

11/10/2019
I liked the care provider e ordered test to fine what is wrong with me
100

11/06/2019
Dr.Gamboa saved my life. I would not be here today without him. He and his staff are the best that healthcare can offer to anyone. I mean that sincerely!
100

10/23/2019
Dr Gamboa's staff went above and beyond normal care during my last office visit. In addition, he was able to give me information related to a recent hospital stay that had not been provided by the attending physician during the stay, although it appears that it was available. 5 Star review for the entire office and Dr Gamboa!
100

10/22/2019
I absolutely love Dr Gamboa. He listens to me and gives me excellent care. I recommend him to anyone and everyone I hear about that gets the dreaded cancer diagnosis. I am probably the only patient that looks forward to appointments at the [...] because of the quality of care received and the kindness shown. I trust my Dr Gamboa with my health completely.
100

10/22/2019
Seeing Dr. Gamboa each year for my breast cancer tumor markers check-up is like visiting with a friend. I'm pleased to have him as my oncologist.
90

10/06/2019
Great care, always trying to come up with solutions to my cancer care side affects
100

10/02/2019
Doctor Gamboa has been professional and understanding and treating my cancer diagnosis
100

10/01/2019
Both my visits with Dr. Gamboa have been very positive experiences from the front desk staff to the nurses and doctor.
100

09/29/2019
very caring and knows my condition so my treatments were successful.
100

09/29/2019
I have always look forward to my doctors' visit. He always walks into the room with a smile and a "How are you doing question? He is very attentive and caring. His nurses are the best. Very caring and supporting too. the receptionist are ready to help you. One of the girls saw how nervous I was my first time there, and came to give me a hug and assure me all was going to be ok. I felt good after that.
80

09/29/2019
I have been experiencing a lack of support for primary care. Dr Gamboa directed me to my primary physician for treatment of UTI but it will be 60- 90 days to find a dr to replace [...]. The west Richland office staff are difficult to work with. The last 3 years I have called for an appt due to illness and was directed to urgent care. My oncologist will not treat anything but my cancer and my primary only wanted to be a dr of record.[...] Very disappointed in primary care portion of Kadlec system.
90

09/29/2019
Great Doctor
60

09/28/2019
I was referred to Dr. Gamboa by [...] after a CT can showed an enlarged spleen. Gamboa ordered several blood test's in preparation for my visit with him. One of the tests was for [...] which really caught my attention. While I was giving the blood sample at TCL, I asked how long it took to get the results for these tests. I was told it should only take 3-5 business days. After which time I contacted Dr Gamboa's office for the results, I knew my appointment wasn't for 3 weeks from the time the tests were ordered but given the nature and implications of the tests I asked for the test results before my appointment. I called his office several times and I was put off each time. I was told they couldn't give the results because I wasn't a patient. Finally, I called patient services and explained my concerns. I was told someone from Dr Gamboa's office would call with the results, which they did not. The whole process felt very inflexible and cruel. I had to wait 3 weeks to find out whether I had [...] or not. Needless to say I was unnecessarily and extremely stressed. I know hospital's and doctor's need to have protocol but this just didn't feel patient centered at all. It seemed more like the hospital was "covering" itself at the cost of the patient.
100

09/25/2019
Dr. Gamboa is a very kind, compassionate and thorough physician. I have always appreciated his willingness to answer any questions or discuss any concerns I've had over the past [...] years. I feel very fortunate to have Dr . Gamboa as my oncologist.
70

09/24/2019
Dr and his staff were all interested in discovering my medical issues
100

09/23/2019
the provider always listens to concerns and explains what the plan for the year is.
100

09/22/2019
the care provider Eric Gamboa as always provided me with excellent service
40

09/19/2019
Unhappy with my last appointment. 5 min. is not much time to spend with a provider. I needed an appointment in 4 months but their schedule did not go that far out. So now I need to call in October. They also neglected to make an appointment for bloodwork to be done for my last appointment and I had to call for that. I have had several things happen that I am not happy about. I think anyone treating someone for cancer should be just a little more on the ball than these people seem to be. No problem with the Surgeons office or Tri City Cancer Center where things run very smoothly. Some of the problems at the oncology office have made me feel insecure about treatment there.
100

09/18/2019
Dr. Gamboa is always polite and prepared to our visit. He appears compassionate and knowledgeable.
100

09/17/2019
Dr Gamboa is wonderful!! so is all of the staff at Kadlec hematology oncology. I would recommend them to all family and friends
100

09/17/2019
Have been seeing Dr Gamboa since [..] He is such a caring and compassionate doctor. Spent time explaining everything regarding treatments.
100

09/17/2019
Love Dr. Eric Gamboa for his professionalism, knowledge, and friendly manor. Would highly recommend him to anyone.
80

09/15/2019
Need to do something about the scheduling side in this office. Deleted all my future appointments for no reason. At least no reason was given to me.
100

09/14/2019
I am very pleased with the treatment I have received from Dr Gamboa. He is very caring.
100

09/11/2019
My regular 3-months visits are always a joy and blessing. I truly look forward to them, for I know I'm receiving the BEST possible care available.
100

08/25/2019
Dr. Gamboa is the best! Knowledgeable and caring.
100

08/20/2019
Doctor Gamboa is the BEST.
100

08/15/2019
Dr. Gamboa was very professional and very through with the results of my blood tests.
100

07/30/2019
I feel exceptionally blessed that I get to be treated by Dr. Gamboa and his staff. He is knowledgeable, yet comforting. He explained my cancer and treatment plan and gave me confidence that I will eventually be cured. His entire staff work well together - they are a fantastic team.
100

07/23/2019
Best dr. in the Tri-Cities for cancer & blood issues. Very approachable & caring.
90

07/17/2019
Enjoyed visit w Dr Gamboa. Great bedside manner. He gave bad news in a gentle way. I will continue to see him as my cancer Dr.
90

07/02/2019
Very professional and provided great information about future care and my diagnosis.
100

07/01/2019
God Bless Doctor Gamboa
100

06/30/2019
the best provider ever
100

06/17/2019
continued courteous and professional visits.
100

06/13/2019
Dr. Gamboa has put in extensive care and research to my condition and I have enjoyed my visits and his professional knowledge and research on my behalf.
100

06/12/2019
So far I have been impressed
100

06/12/2019
always a good experience!
100

06/11/2019
he is very good. knowledgeable and does the best. I had told him about the terrible physical therapist experience I had had and he said some of the same things my regular doctor said and not going back was the right decision
100

06/11/2019
Dr. Gamboa was very professional and seemed very knowledgeable about his field.
100

06/04/2019
He was very thorough we were very pleased
100

06/04/2019
Dr. Gamboa has always given me excellent care over the past 3 years. He is extremely knowledgeable and takes time to thoroughly answer my questions. I love that his approach towards me during my visits are friendly & upbeat yet he keeps his professional approach to the serious matters, serious. This is amazing considering he deals with cancer patients all day, everyday.
100

05/31/2019
Very good care.
90

05/30/2019
Goo, straightforward info.
100

05/29/2019
Doctor Gamboa is the Best Doctor I've ever met he really cares about his patients
100

05/22/2019
always kind and understanding
90

05/15/2019
Explained how a blood clot forms, how the blood forms the blood clots, explained why I need to take blood thinners and explained how lucky I am to be alive.
100

05/15/2019
everything went well.
100

05/12/2019
Dr. Gamboa is my "MDS" dr. The people (all of them) who work in Oncology are amazing people and these are among the very best!
100

05/08/2019
it was a good experience.
100

05/05/2019
I don't think the care I got could have been any better.
100

04/29/2019
Very caring staff, Doc's & Nurses! !
100

04/09/2019
Dr Gambia takes time to assure me my breasts are normal
100

04/09/2019
Nothing but the best - another doctor I give all my trust too
 
7360 West Deschutes Avenue
Kennewick, WA 99336
(509) 783-8244
Affiliated Facilities
Kadlec Regional Medical Center