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Specializes in General Surgery
255 Citrus Tower Boulevard; Suite 207
Clermont, FL
 

Dr. Karlene Sinclair specializes in general surgery and practices in Davenport, FL and Clermont, FL. Dr. Sinclair is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending Loma Linda University School of Medicine, she completed her residency training at Howard University Hospital. She is professionally affiliated with South Lake Hospital and Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center.

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Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
2080 Oakley Seaver Drive; Suite 100
Clermont, FL
 

Dr. Charles Thompson is a specialist in general surgery and vascular surgery. He is professionally affiliated with South Lake Hospital. After completing medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Dr. Thompson performed his residency at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - New Orleans. The average patient rating for Dr. Thompson is 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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

Dr. Jason Boardman's specialty is general surgery. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with New York Medical College, Dr. Boardman attended medical school at New York Medical College. Dr. Boardman is professionally affiliated with South Lake Hospital.

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

Dr. Christopher Johnson is a general surgeon in Clermont, FL and Ocoee, FL. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is affiliated with South Lake Hospital. Dr. Johnson is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school, Dr. Johnson completed his residency training at Mount Clemens Regional Medical Center.

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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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