We found 5 general surgeons who accept First Health near Greenwich, CT.

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Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
455 East Putnam Avenue
Old Greenwich, CT
 

Dr. Stephen Bauer is a specialist in general surgery and vascular surgery. Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bauer honors. He obtained his medical school training at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and performed his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Bauer (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Italian. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Norwalk Hospital and Yale New Haven Health System. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Renal Angioplasty, Cancer Surgery, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Carotid Artery Disease, Minimally ... (Read more)

Specializes in Pediatric Surgery, General Surgery
5 Perryridge Road; Suite 2-2200
Greenwich, CT
 

Dr. Doruk Ozgediz is a specialist in pediatric surgery and general surgery. He works in Greenwich, CT, Trumbull, CT, and New Haven, CT. His clinical interests encompass minimally invasive surgery, neonatal surgery, and thoracic (chest) surgery procedures. He is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. Dr. Ozgediz takes Anthem, ConnectiCare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He has an open panel. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Dr. Ozgediz attended medical school at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. Dr. Ozgediz (or staff) speaks the following languages: Mandarin, Spanish, and French.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Thoracic Surgery Procedures, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Neonatal Surgery

Specializes in Pediatric Surgery, General Surgery
5 Perryridge Road; Suite 2-2200
Greenwich, CT
 

Dr. Michael Caty works as a pediatric surgeon and general surgeon in Trumbull, CT, New Haven, CT, and Greenwich, CT. After completing medical school at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. Dr. Caty accepts Anthem, ConnectiCare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Cancer Surgery, Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery, Neonatal Surgery

Specializes in Pediatric Surgery, General Surgery
5 Perryridge Road
Greenwich, CT
 

Dr. David Stitelman is a pediatric surgery and general surgery specialist. For his residency, Dr. Stitelman trained at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Stitelman accepts several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate. He is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Cancer Surgery, Pancreatic Cancer, Gallbladder Cancer, Liver Cancer, Endocrine Cancer, Minimally ... (Read more)

Specializes in Pediatric Surgery, General Surgery
5 Perryridge Road; Suite 2-2200
Greenwich, CT
 

Dr. Daniel Solomon's medical specialty is pediatric surgery and general surgery. Dr. Solomon is an in-network provider for Anthem, ConnectiCare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. After completing medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. His practice is open to 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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