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Specializes in General Surgery
1350 S Hickory Street
Melbourne, FL
 

Dr. Loretta Brestan is a general surgeon. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Dr. Brestan performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama. She is professionally affiliated with Muskogee Regional Medical Center.

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Specializes in General Surgery, Critical Care
1350 Hickory Street; Suite Pso
Melbourne, FL
 

Dr. Ernest Block works as a general surgeon and intensivist in Melbourne, FL. In addition to English, he speaks French. Dr. Block is affiliated with Orlando Health. He attended medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Block completed his residency training at Albert Einstein Healthcare Network. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Block accepts.

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Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
1250 S Harbor City Boulevard; Suite A
Melbourne, FL
 

Dr. Fuad Ramadan is a specialist in general surgery and vascular surgery. He works in Melbourne, FL. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Ramadan studied medicine at American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine.

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Specializes in General Surgery, Critical Care
1350 S Hickory Street; Suite Pso
Melbourne, FL
 

Dr. Mark Pessa practices general surgery and critical care (intensive care medicine) in Melbourne, FL and Palm Bay, FL. Dr. Pessa 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. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine.

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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.