We found 3 general surgeons who accept Health Net EPO near Palm Springs, CA.

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Dr. Janet K Ihde, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Other
1180 N. Indian Canyon; Suite E150
Palm Springs, CA

Dr. Janet Ihde sees patients in Palm Springs, CA. Dr. Janet Ihde's medical specialty is general surgery. Dr. Ihde speaks Spanish. Dr. Ihde is professionally affiliated with Eisenhower Medical Center. After attending Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Dr. Ihde completed Dr. Ihde's residency training at Loma Linda University Medical Center. Dr. Ihde has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Ihde accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Ihde's practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Ramy A Awad, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
555 E Tachevah Drive; Suite 2w107
Palm Springs, CA

Dr. Ramy Awad specializes in general surgery and bariatric surgery and practices in Palm Springs, CA. He is professionally affiliated with Eisenhower Medical Center. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Awad welcomes new patients. He graduated from Temple University School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine. Dr. Awad (or staff) speaks the following languages: Arabic and Spanish.

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Dr. G. Reza H Farsad, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Other, Thoracic Surgery
1401 N Palm Canyon Drive; Suite 103
Palm Springs, CA

Dr. G. Reza Farsad's areas of specialization are general surgery, vascular surgery, and thoracic surgery; he sees patients in Palm Springs, CA. Dr. Farsad (or staff) speaks Persian and Turkish. He is professionally affiliated with Eisenhower Medical Center. After completing medical school at Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, he performed his residency at St. Vincent's Medical Center, Bridgeport. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and Health Net. He is accepting new patients.

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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.
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