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We found 34 general surgeons who accept Humana Simplicity HMO Open Access Gold 02/100 near Tempe, AZ.

Dr. Thomas Tin Leung Hui, MD
Specializes in Other, Pediatric General Surgery
1432 S Dobson Road; Suite 301
Mesa, AZ
 

Dr. Thomas Hui practices pediatric general surgery. Dr. Hui graduated from the University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, The Montreal Children's Hospital, and a hospital affiliated with the University of British Columbia. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare Supplement (Medigap), as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Hui is conversant in Mandarin and Cantonese. His professional affiliations include SEBMF - Diablo Division Community Provider Network, Sutter Medical Network, and Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG). He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Gastrointestinal Problems, Surgical Procedures, Prenatal Diagnosis

Dr. Mary Elizabeth Schultheis Jr., MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
1492 South Mill Avenue.; Suite 201
Tempe, AZ
 

Dr. Mary Schultheis is a physician who specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery. Her clinical interests encompass colorectal surgery procedures and rectal problems. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Banner Boswell Medical Center and Banner Thunderbird Medical Center. Dr. Schultheis is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. She is open to new patients. Dr. Schultheis is a graduate of Creighton University School of Medicine. She completed her residency training at Greater Baltimore Medical Center and Saint Agnes Hospital, Baltimore.

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Clinical interests: Rectal Problems, Colorectal Surgery Procedures

Dr. Franklin Louis Mitchell III, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Critical Care
Is 7351 E Osborn Road; #200b
Scottsdale, AZ
 

Dr. Franklin Mitchell is a physician who specializes in general surgery, trauma surgery, and critical care (intensive care medicine). Dr. Mitchell accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at Tulane University School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.

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Dr. Alvaro Javier Testa Jr., MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, General Surgery
2945 S Dobson Road
Mesa, AZ
 

Dr. Alvaro Testa specializes in plastic surgery and general surgery. These areas are among Dr. Testa's clinical interests: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He is professionally affiliated with Banner Desert Medical Center. After completing medical school at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Phoenix. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Eyelid Surgery, Botulinum Toxin Injection, Breast Augmentation, Nose Surgery, Breast Reduction, ... (Read more)

Dr. James Gregory Rula, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
2945 South Dobson Road
Mesa, AZ
 

Dr. James Rula works as a general surgeon. He is professionally affiliated with Advanced Surgical Associates and Banner Desert Medical Center. He graduated from the University of Mississippi School of Medicine. Dr. Rula completed his residency training at Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency. Dr. Rula has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He has received professional recognition including the following: Phoenix Super Doctors.

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Dr. Kimberli Sue Cox, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
7331 E Osborne Road; Suite 305
Scottsdale, AZ
 

Dr. Kimberli Cox sees patients in Peoria, AZ, Phoenix, AZ, and Scottsdale, AZ. Her medical specialties are general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). In her practice, she is particularly interested in breast surgery. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Flinders University School of Medicine, Dr. Cox performed her residency at Penn State Hershey Medical Center. She is affiliated with Banner Thunderbird Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Breast Surgery

Dr. Sivakami Brenda Moorthy, DO
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
7331 E Osborne Road; Suite 305
Scottsdale, AZ
 

Dr. S. Moorthy is a general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery) specialist. After attending Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, she completed her residency training at Maricopa Medical Center and Providence Hospital, Southfield. Dr. Moorthy has a special interest in breast surgery. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Moorthy takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. She is conversant in Tamil. Her professional affiliations include Banner Boswell Medical Center and Banner Thunderbird Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Breast Surgery

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Specializes in General Surgery
2945 S Dobson Road
Mesa, AZ
 

Dr. Mark Runfola is a general surgery specialist in Mesa, AZ, Scottsdale, AZ, and Gilbert, AZ. Dr. Runfola has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He attended SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences for medical school and subsequently trained at Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency for residency. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Runfola's professional affiliations include Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix and Banner Desert Medical Center.

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Dr. Stephen Troy Smith, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
3501 N Scottsdale Road; Suite 348
Scottsdale, AZ
 

Dr. Stephen Smith is a physician who specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery. After attending the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, he completed his residency training at Parkland Health & Hospital System. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Smith is affiliated with Banner Thunderbird Medical Center.

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Dr. Laura A Champagne, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
2945 S. Dobson Road
Mesa, AZ
 

Dr. Laura Champagne specializes in general surgery. She has a special interest in breast surgery. Dr. Champagne takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Her education and training includes medical school at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and residency at Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency. She is affiliated with Banner Desert Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Breast Surgery

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Specializes in General Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery
2204 S. Dobson Road; Suite 204
Mesa, AZ
 

Dr. Iva Smolens is a Mesa, AZ physician who specializes in general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Banner Boswell Medical Center, Banner Desert Medical Center, and Banner Baywood Medical Center. Her education and training includes medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and SUNY Upstate Medical University and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Smolens accepts.

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Specializes in General Surgery
2945 S Dobson Road
Mesa, AZ
 

Dr. Richard Oh is a general surgery specialist. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. After attending the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine, Dr. Oh completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He is affiliated with Banner Desert Medical Center.

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Specializes in Pediatric General Surgery
1432 S Dobson Road; Suite 301
Mesa, AZ
 

Dr. Juan Acosta is a pediatric general surgery specialist in Glendale, AZ, Phoenix, AZ, and Mesa, AZ. He graduated from the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Martin Luther King, Jr.-Harbor Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science. Dr. Acosta has a special interest in surgical procedures. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and Molina Healthcare. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Acosta's hospital/clinic affiliations include Banner - University Medical Center Phoenix, Banner Desert Medical Center, and Phoenix Children's Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures

Dr. Keith Gregory Zacher, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
3501 N Scottsdale Road; Suite 140
Scottsdale, AZ
 

Dr. Keith Zacher is a specialist in general surgery. He works in Scottsdale, AZ. He speaks Spanish. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Creighton University, Dr. Zacher attended medical school at Creighton University School of Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Zacher average 2.5 stars out of 5. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Tom Alan Wolvos, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Other
3501 N Scottsdale Road; Suite 234
Scottsdale, AZ
 

Dr. Tom Wolvos' area of specialization is general surgery. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He attended medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Wolvos's office for an appointment.

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Dr. Ali Ghazanfari, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
7534 E. 2nd Street.; #101
Scottsdale, AZ
 

Dr. Ali Ghazanfari's area of specialization is general surgery. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ghazanfari takes. Dr. Ghazanfari's education and training includes medical school at St. George's University School of Medicine and residency at Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency. He is affiliated with Banner Baywood Medical Center.

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What is General Surgery?

A general surgeon is a specialist who performs many different kinds of operations, with a focus on those located in the chest and abdomen. General surgeons have specific knowledge about anatomy, surgical techniques, and wound care that allows them to excel at a wide variety of procedures.

While a general surgeon can perform many different kinds of operations, there are a few types that are most common in general surgery. They include:
  • Mastectomies and breast cancer removal
  • Laparoscopic abdominal surgery, including hernia repairs and weight loss surgery
  • Colorectal surgery to treat conditions such as intestinal polyps or Crohn’s disease
  • Abdominal transplants, such as kidney transplants or liver transplants
  • Emergency surgery, performing all different kinds of needed surgery in an emergency department

A general surgery residency requires the doctor to have direct experience in ten widely different areas, including abdominal procedures, pediatric surgery, removing cancer, and repairing trauma. General surgeons have the ability to examine patients, perform biopsies, and plan care. They can prescribe antibiotics and pain medication and manage complications. They are operation experts, from diagnosis through recovery.