We found 8 general surgeons who accept Blue Cross/Blue Shield near Oceanside, CA.

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Specializes in General Surgery
3998 Vista Way; Suite C200
Oceanside, CA
 

Dr. Adam Fierer's medical specialty is general surgery. Dr. Fierer has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. His areas of expertise include laparoscopic surgery. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Sharp Health Plan, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Dr. Fierer has received the following distinction: San Diego Super Doctors. He is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Laparoscopic Surgery

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Specializes in General Surgery, Other
3601 Vista Way; Suite 203
Oceanside, CA
 

Dr. Katayoun Toosie specializes in general surgery and practices in Oceanside, CA and Encinitas, CA. Dr. Toosie's areas of expertise consist of breast surgery and laparoscopic surgery. She is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Sharp Health Plan, in addition to other insurance carriers. Her education and training includes medical school at New York Medical College and New York University (NYU) School of Medicine and residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. She has received the following distinction: San Diego Super Doctors. Dr. Toosie (or staff) is conversant in French and Persian. She is affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Breast Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery

Dr. Edward James Robertson, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
4318 Mission Avenue
Oceanside, CA
 

Dr. Edward Robertson works as a general surgeon. He is conversant in French. In his practice, Dr. Robertson focuses on breast surgery and laparoscopic surgery. He is affiliated with Scripps Health. Dr. Robertson graduated from Ohio State University College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center. He honors Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Breast Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery

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Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
3601 Vista Way; Suite 203
Oceanside, CA
 

Dr. Mohammad Jamshidi-Nezhad, who practices in Oceanside, CA and Encinitas, CA, is a medical specialist in general surgery and vascular surgery. He honors United Healthcare Compass, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, Dr. Jamshidi-Nezhad completed his residency training at Western Reserve Care System. Dr. Jamshidi-Nezhad (or staff) speaks Spanish and Persian. Dr. Jamshidi-Nezhad is professionally affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Dr. Stephen Charles Wilson, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
130 Cedar Road; #350
Vista, CA
 

Dr. Stephen Wilson practices general surgery in Encinitas, CA and Vista, CA. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Wilson include breast surgery. Dr. Wilson is professionally affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas. He is an in-network provider for Blue Shield, Health Net, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Wilson has an open panel. He is a graduate of George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) for residency.

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Clinical interests: Breast Surgery

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Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
3601 Vista Way; Suite 203
Oceanside, CA
 

Dr. Andrew Deemer is a general surgery and vascular surgery specialist. Clinical interests for Dr. Deemer include vascular surgery procedures. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Deemer obtained his medical school training at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine and performed his residency at Boston Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas. Dr. Deemer welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Vascular Surgery Procedures

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Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
3998 Vista Way; Suite C200
Oceanside, CA
 

Dr. Eileen Natuzzi is a general surgery and vascular surgery specialist in Oceanside, CA and Encinitas, CA. She has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Her clinical interests include vascular surgery procedures. Dr. Natuzzi is affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas. She accepts Blue Shield, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare insurance. Unfortunately, she is not currently accepting new patients. Dr. Natuzzi attended medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Dr. Natuzzi's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). In addition to English, she speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Vascular Surgery Procedures

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Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
3601 Vista Way; Suite 203
Oceanside, CA
 

Dr. John Kroener's specialties are general surgery and vascular surgery. He attended medical school at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. Dr. Kroener's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Clinical interests for Dr. Kroener include vascular surgery procedures. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Sharp Health Plan, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Kroener has received the following distinction: San Diego Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Vascular Surgery Procedures

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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.