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We found 5 trauma surgeons who accept BlueOptions Everyday Health 1416 near Orlando, FL.

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Dr. Howard Gary Smith, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Critical Care
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Howard Smith practices general surgery, trauma surgery, and critical care (intensive care medicine). Dr. Smith is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health. He attended Wayne State University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University for residency. He accepts 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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Dr. Jacques Nathan Farkas, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery, Trauma Surgery
89 W. Copeland Drive; 2nd Floor
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Jacques Farkas is a physician who specializes in neurosurgery and trauma surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Farkas graduated from Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine and Rush Medical College. Dr. Farkas completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University.

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Dr. Tracy Rose Bilski, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Critical Care
2415 N Orange Avenue; Suite 400
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Tracy Bilski works as a general surgeon, trauma surgeon, and intensive care specialist. Dr. Bilski is professionally affiliated with Osceola Regional Medical Center. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College for medical school, she completed her residency training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College.

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Dr. Joseph Abdellatif Ibrahim, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Critical Care
77 W. Underwood Street; 3rd Floor
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Joseph Ibrahim is a physician who specializes in general surgery, trauma surgery, and critical care (intensive care medicine). Dr. Ibrahim takes 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 East Tennessee State University (ETSU), Dr. Ibrahim attended medical school at East Tennessee State University, Quillen College of Medicine. He is affiliated with Orlando Health.

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Specializes in Vascular Surgery, Trauma Surgery
2501 N Orange Avenue; Suite 402
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Manuel Perez-Izquierdo is an Orlando, FL physician who specializes in vascular surgery and trauma surgery. He attended medical school at Central University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. Dr. Perez-Izquierdo is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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What is Trauma Surgery?

Accidents and injuries are the leading cause of death in the United States for patients under 40. When injuries are severe enough to require emergency surgery, patients may be treated by a trauma surgeon, a doctor who specializes in providing surgical help to save critically injured patients.

Due to the nature of their work, trauma surgeons are most often located in emergency departments of hospitals. The specialty is closely related to emergency medicine and acute care surgery, but trauma surgery specifically focuses on surgical care needed to repair sudden and unexpected physical injuries.

Some examples of the kinds of injuries and procedures that a trauma surgeon might see include:
  • Blunt trauma, such as a car accident or fall
  • Penetrating trauma, such as a gunshot, stab wound, or deep cut
  • Crushing trauma, such as some work or machinery accidents
  • Severe burns
  • Tracheostomy, an emergency surgery to open a blocked airway

Trauma surgeons work with patients of all ages, from babies to senior citizens, that arrive in the emergency room. They do the critical work of resuscitating and stabilizing patients who may be near death. They are able to make quick decisions about what care is needed and the best way to provide it. By providing urgent expertise and surgery in an emergency, they save lives.