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We found 6 general surgeons who accept Coventry Gold $10 Copay HMO PD near New Port Richey, FL.

Dr. Dwayne Felix Ledesma, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Other
8141 Bellarus Way; Suite 102
Trinity, FL
 

Dr. Dwayne Ledesma, who practices in New Port Richey, FL, Tampa, FL, and Trinity, FL, is a medical specialist in general surgery and vascular surgery. Dr. Ledesma's areas of expertise include thyroid cancer, crohn's disease, and thyroid surgery. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Ledesma attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Vascular Surgery Procedures, Skin Cancer, Crohn's Disease, Laser Surgery, Abdominal Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Alene Jean Wright, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
9332 State Road 54; Suite 400
Trinity, FL
 

Dr. Alene Wright's medical specialty is general surgery. In her practice, she is particularly interested in breast surgery. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Wright's education and training includes medical school at Creighton University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Creighton University.

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Clinical interests: Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Abdominal Problems, Mastectomy, Hemorrhoids, Fine Needle Aspiration, ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Todd Roth, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Critical Care
2102 Trinity Oaks Boulevard; Suite 201
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Robert Roth is a general surgery and critical care (intensive care medicine) specialist in Safety Harbor, FL, New Port Richey, FL, and Tampa, FL. He is a graduate of Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. He trained at Washington Hospital Center and The Washington Hospital, Pennsylvania for residency. Dr. Roth's areas of expertise include the following: thyroid problems, colectomy (colon resection), and hemorrhoid banding. The average patient rating for Dr. Roth is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Roth takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with BayCare Alliant Hospital, Mease Countryside Hospital, and Mease Dunedin Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Breast Biopsy, Colectomy, Lumpectomy, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Hemorrhoid Banding, Gallbladder ... (Read more)

Dr. Chen-Sien Hu, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Other, Colon & Rectal Surgery
3633 Little Road; Suite 104
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Chen-Sien Hu's areas of specialization are general surgery, vascular surgery, and colon & rectal surgery. He attended Taipei Medical University and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Union Memorial Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Hu honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Crohn's Disease, Gallbladder Removal Surgery, Melanoma, Thyroid Surgery, Breast Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jared Conte Frattini, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
2439 Country Place Boulevard; Suite 102
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Jared Frattini works as a general surgeon and colon and rectal surgeon. Dr. Frattini's patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. 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 Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Frattini's training includes a residency program at Yale-New Haven Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Polyps, Crohn's Disease, Gallbladder Problems, Mastectomy, Colon Surgery, Ulcerative Colitis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Aziz Abdulaziz Al Khafaji, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
5411 Grand Boulevard; Suite 109
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Aziz Alkhafaji specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He attended the University of Baghdad and then went on to complete his residency at Lutheran Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Vascular Surgery Procedures, Minimally Invasive Surgery

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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.