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We found 4 general surgeons who accept First Health near Greenwich, CT.

Dr. Stephen Marc Bauer, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
455 East Putnam Avenue
Old Greenwich, CT
 

Dr. Stephen Bauer's areas of specialization are general surgery and vascular surgery; he sees patients in Old Greenwich, CT, Darien, CT, and Stratford, CT. Dr. Bauer is an in-network provider for Anthem, ConnectiCare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. Before completing his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Bauer attended medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. Dr. Bauer (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Italian. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Western Connecticut Health Network and Yale New Haven Health System. Dr. Bauer has an open panel.

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

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

Dr. Michael Caty practices pediatric surgery and general surgery in Trumbull, CT, New Haven, CT, and Greenwich, CT. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, ConnectiCare, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dr. Caty is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. He welcomes new patients.

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

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

Dr. Doruk Ozgediz is a pediatric surgery and general surgery specialist in Greenwich, CT, New Haven, CT, and Trumbull, CT. Dr. Ozgediz (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Spanish, and French. Clinical interests for Dr. Ozgediz include minimally invasive surgery, neonatal surgery, and thoracic (chest) surgery procedures. He is affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. Dr. Ozgediz attended medical school at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Ozgediz completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He is in-network for Anthem, ConnectiCare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He welcomes new patients.

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

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

Dr. David Stitelman is a pediatric surgery and general surgery specialist. He is professionally affiliated with Yale New Haven Health System. Dr. Stitelman completed his residency training at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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

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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.