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We found 4 general surgeons who accept BlueSelect All Copay near Brandon, FL.

Dr. Darshan B Thakkar, MD
Specializes in Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine, General Surgery
205 S. Moon Avenue; Suite 102
Brandon, FL
 

Dr. Darshan Thakkar practices undersea and hyperbaric medicine and general surgery in Tampa, FL and Brandon, FL. He is professionally affiliated with Brandon Regional Hospital. Dr. Thakkar accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He attended Medical College Baroda and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and subsequently trained at Cooper University Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Medical University of South Carolina for residency. In addition to English, Dr. Thakkar (or staff) speaks Gujarati and Hindi.

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Dr. Keyur Anilkumar Chavda, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
205 S. Moon Avenue; Suite 102
Brandon, FL
 

Dr. Keyur Chavda is a general surgeon and bariatric surgeon. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. After completing medical school at B.J. Medical College, he performed his residency at Robert Packer Hospital. Dr. Chavda (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Gujarati and Hindi. He is affiliated with Brandon Regional Hospital.

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Dr. Jason Mathew Hechtman, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
505 Oakfield Drive
Brandon, FL
 

Dr. Jason Hechtman is a general surgery specialist. Dr. Hechtman's education and training includes medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine and residency at Henry Ford Hospital. His areas of expertise include breast surgery. He has received a 2.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Hechtman accepts. He is professionally affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital, Tampa Community Hospital, and Brandon Regional Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Breast Surgery

Dr. Evan Kenneth Tummel, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
602 Vonderburg Drive; Suite 101
Brandon, FL
 

Dr. Evan Tummel is a specialist in general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). He works in Brandon, FL and Tampa, FL. Clinical interests for Dr. Tummel include breast cancer surgery. His professional affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital, Brandon Regional Hospital, and St. Joseph's Women's Hospital. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF), Dr. Tummel attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. Dr. Tummel is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Liver Cancer, Consultation, Genetic Counseling, Esophageal Cancer, Breast Cancer Surgery, Breast ... (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.