We found 5 general surgeons who accept L.A. Care Health Plan near Whittier, CA.

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Dr. Jeffrey Warren Kronson, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Other
12291 Washington Boulevard; Suite 102
Whittier, CA

Dr. Jeffrey Kronson sees patients in Whittier, CA and Arcadia, CA. His medical specialty is general surgery. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His areas of expertise include birthmark removal, hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating), and juvederm. Dr. Kronson's education and training includes medical school at the University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine and residency at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Botox Injection, Sclerotherapy, Birthmark Removal, Juvederm, Restylane, Radiesse, Venous Disease, ... (Read more)

Dr. Justin David Braverman, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
12462 Putnam Street; #500
Whittier, CA

Dr. Justin Braverman's areas of specialization are general surgery and bariatric surgery. Dr. Braverman has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is especially interested in minimally invasive surgery and weight loss. He is affiliated with Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center and PIH Health. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and Health Net, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Braverman attended Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at Mount Sinai Hospital, Chicago.

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Clinical interests: Weight Loss, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Dr. Mark William Odou, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
12462 Putnam Street; #500
Whittier, CA

Dr. Mark Odou is a medical specialist in general surgery. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. Before performing his residency at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, Dr. Odou attended the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine. He is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with PIH Health.

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Specializes in General Surgery
101 E Beverly Boulevard; Suite 306
Montebello, CA

Dr. Krishn Narayanan works as a general surgeon in Montebello, CA. Dr. Narayanan honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. His training includes a residency program at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center. Dr. Narayanan (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, Tamil, and Hindi. Dr. Narayanan is professionally affiliated with PIH Health.

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Specializes in Plastic Surgery, General Surgery
15909 E. Gale Avenue; #a
Rowland Heights, CA

Dr. Dong Ha works as a plastic surgeon and general surgeon in Alhambra, CA and Rowland Heights, CA. His average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Ha takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is conversant in Mandarin and Cantonese.

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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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