We found 4 general surgeons who accept Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida BlueOptions Essential Health near Clermont, FL.

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Dr. Karlene Elloween Sinclair, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
255 Citrus Tower Boulevard; Suite 207
Clermont, FL
 

Dr. Karlene Sinclair practices general surgery in Davenport, FL and Clermont, FL. After completing medical school at Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Dr. Sinclair performed her residency at Howard University Hospital. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. She is professionally affiliated with South Lake Hospital and Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center.

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Dr. Charles S Thompson, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
2080 Oakley Seaver Drive; Suite 100
Clermont, FL
 

Dr. Charles Thompson is a physician who specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Thompson is a graduate of the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Thompson trained at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans for residency. He is affiliated with South Lake Hospital.

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Specializes in General Surgery
1804 Oakley Seaver Drive; Suite A
Clermont, FL
 

Dr. Jason Boardman is a specialist in general surgery. He works in Clermont, FL. Dr. Boardman's average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He graduated from New York Medical College and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with New York Medical College. Dr. Boardman is affiliated with South Lake Hospital.

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Specializes in General Surgery
1804 Oakley Seaver Boulevard; Suite A
Clermont, FL
 

Dr. Christopher Johnson, who practices in Clermont, FL and Ocoee, FL, is a medical specialist in general surgery. He attended medical school at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He trained at Mount Clemens Regional Medical Center for his residency. Patients gave Dr. Johnson an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Johnson accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is affiliated with South Lake Hospital.

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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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