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We found 16 general surgeons who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Platinum HMO near Homestead, FL.

Dr. Douglas Scott Reintgen, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
2 Tampa General Circle
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Douglas Reintgen is a physician who specializes in general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). Dr. Reintgen is affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF) Health. Dr. Reintgen is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Reintgen is accepting new patients. Dr. Reintgen is a graduate of Duke University School of Medicine. Dr. Reintgen's residency was performed at Duke University Medical Center. Dr. Reintgen has received professional recognition including the following: Florida Super Doctors 2009 - Gulf Coast Edition.

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Dr. Paul Alexander Armstrong, MD, DO
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
2 Tampa General Circle
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Paul Armstrong works as a general surgeon and vascular surgeon in Tampa, FL and Wesley Chapel, FL. He graduated from Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Armstrong completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Wright State University. In his practice, he is particularly interested in peripheral artery disease (PAD), angioplasty, and aneurysm. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. His distinctions include: Gore Award Resident Competition, Florida Vascular Society; Outstanding Resident Teacher in Surgery, University of South Florida; and First Place, Helen Popaway Award Resident Research Conference. Dr. Armstrong is affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF) Health and James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital (JAHVH). New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Armstrong's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Carotid Artery Stenting, Stent Placement, Aneurysm, Peripheral Artery Disease, Endovascular ... (Read more)

Dr. Tuan Hoai Pham, PhD, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Surgery, General Surgery
3001 W Dr Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard; Sjch 1st Floor Mail Stop 2800
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Tuan Pham specializes in pediatric surgery and general surgery. Before performing his residency at Mayo Clinic, Dr. Pham attended the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine. These areas are among his clinical interests: cancer, endocrine diseases (hormone disorders), and hernia surgery. Dr. Pham has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He speaks Vietnamese.

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Clinical interests: Circumcision, Hernia Surgery, Hiatal Hernia, Cancer, Endocrine Diseases, Robotic Surgery

Dr. Vic Velanovich, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
2 Tampa General Circle; Stc 7th Floor
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Vic Velanovich is a general surgeon in Tampa, FL. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Velanovich include cancer surgery, hernia surgery, and endoscopic surgery. Dr. Velanovich is affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF) Health. Dr. Velanovich is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. He is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dr. Velanovich's medical residency was performed at Letterman Army Medical Center and Madigan Army Medical Center. He has received the distinction of Detroit Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Endoscopic Surgery, Cancer Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Minimally Invasive Procedures

Dr. Richard Lark Dicicco, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
508 South Habana Avenue; Suite 160
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Richard Dicicco is a general surgery and bariatric surgery specialist. In his practice, Dr. Dicicco focuses on gastric bypass surgery and laparoscopic surgery. His professional affiliations include St. Anthony's Hospital, Bayfront Health Dade City, and Memorial Hospital of Tampa. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Dicicco is a graduate of American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Saint Agnes Hospital, Baltimore.

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Clinical interests: Laparoscopic Gastric Banding, Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery

Dr. Marie Catherine Lee, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
12902 Magnolia Drive Br - Prog
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Marie Lee is a specialist in general surgery. Dr. Lee is professionally affiliated with Moffitt Cancer Center. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Northeast Ohio Medical University, she performed her residency at Lenox Hill Hospital.

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Dr. Carrie Ann Laituri, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Surgery, General Surgery
2 Tampa General Circle; Stc 2nd Floor
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Carrie Laituri is a pediatric surgery and general surgery specialist. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of Indiana University School of Medicine, the University of Kansas School of Medicine, and Ross University School of Medicine. Dr. Laituri's medical residency was performed at Orlando Health. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Laituri has received include Rosenkrantz Award, Honorable Mention, American Academy of Pediatrics; Straunsburg Award, Institute of Telesurgery; and IRCAD award, International Pediatric Endosurgery Group, Pediatric Surgery. She is affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF) Health. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Dr. Shawn David Larson, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Surgery, General Surgery
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Shawn Larson is a pediatric surgery and general surgery specialist. Dr. Larson's areas of expertise include the following: thyroid problems, pyloric stenosis, and crohn's disease. He is affiliated with the University of Florida Health (UF Health). After attending the University of Sheffield Medical School, he completed his residency training at St. Louis Children's Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Larson accepts. He has received distinctions including American Pediatric Surgery Foundation Scholar; UF Department of Surgery Research Career Development Award; and Resident of the Month, Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, Florida.

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Clinical interests: Thyroid Problems, Pectus Excavatum, Appendicitis, Ulcerative Colitis, Cellulitis, Pyloric Stenosis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Keith Eric Sommers, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
4007 N Taliaferro Avenue; Suite C
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Keith Sommers practices general surgery and thoracic surgery. His average patient rating is 1.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Sommers is especially interested in robotic surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital, BayCare Medical Group, and St. Joseph's Women's Hospital. Dr. Sommers takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine and Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC).

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Clinical interests: Lung Surgery, Minimally Invasive Procedures, Robotic Surgery

Dr. David S Mason, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
Suite 403, Office of Daivd Mason Md; 4710 N. Habana
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. David Mason is a general surgeon and colon and rectal surgeon. His clinical interests include biopsy, thyroid surgery, and mastectomy (breast removal surgery). Dr. Mason is affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital, St. Joseph's Women's Hospital, and Memorial Hospital of Tampa. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Before performing his residency at Hospital of Saint Raphael, Dr. Mason attended the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine and the University of Florida College of Medicine for medical school.

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Clinical interests: Laser Surgery, Surgical Procedures, Mastectomy, Hemorrhoids, Thyroid Surgery, Hernia Surgery, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
5 Tampa General Circle
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Riad Meada is a general surgery and thoracic surgery specialist. Dr. Meada honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He is a graduate of the University of Damascus Faculty of Medicine. He trained at Alameda County Medical Center, Highland Hospital and Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers for residency.

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Specializes in General Surgery, Other
602 Audubon Avenue; Suite A, Office of Gilman Tyler Md
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Gilman Tyler is a Tampa, FL physician who specializes in general surgery. He is affiliated with Memorial Hospital of Tampa. Dr. Tyler accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine.

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Specializes in General Surgery
1 Tampa General Circle; Suite F 145, Usf General Surgery Division
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Michael Albrink is a physician who specializes in general surgery. He attended medical school at Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Albrink honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Florida Super Doctors 2009 - Gulf Coast Edition.

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Dr. Barry Carl Kaufmann, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
11111 Carrollwood Drive
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Barry Kaufmann's specialty is general surgery. Patient reviews placed Dr. Kaufmann at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is affiliated with Tampa Community Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Kaufmann studied medicine at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine.

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Dr. Adithya Suresh, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
1881w Kennedy Boulevard A B
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Adithya Suresh is a physician who specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Suresh's education and training includes medical school at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital, St. Petersburg General Hospital, and Tampa Community Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Vascular Surgery Procedures, Consultation

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Specializes in General Surgery
2 Tampa General Circle; Stc 7th Floor
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Ashley Hodes works as a general surgeon. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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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.