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We found 3 general surgeons who accept Medicare Advantage near Naperville, IL.

Dr. James W Wielgolewski, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
120 Spalding Drive; Suite 100
Naperville, IL

Dr. James Wielgolewski is a general surgery and colon & rectal surgery specialist. His clinical interests include colorectal surgery procedures, minimally invasive surgery, and colon cancer. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Wielgolewski is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Wielgolewski studied medicine at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University for residency. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. Dr. Wielgolewski's practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Colitis, Colorectal Surgery Procedures, Laparoscopic Surgery, Colon Cancer, Gallbladder Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. David R De Haan, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
100 Spalding Drive; Suite 202
Naperville, IL

Dr. David Dehaan sees patients in Lombard, IL, Naperville, IL, and Lisle, IL. His medical specialty is general surgery. His areas of expertise include the following: breast biopsy, colorectal surgery procedures, and thyroid problems. Dr. Dehaan's hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and DuPage Medical Group (DMG). He is a graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School and a graduate of Rush University Medical Center's residency program. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Dehaan has received the distinction of Chicago Super Doctors. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Breast Biopsy, Endoscopic Surgery, Gallbladder Problems, Hernia, ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert O Maganini, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
636 Raymond Drive; 3rd Floor
Naperville, IL

Dr. Robert Maganini is a general surgeon in Naperville, IL and Bartlett, IL. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Maganini include breast ultrasound, breast biopsy, and breast surgery. Dr. Maganini honors Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare HMO, United Healthcare POS, and more. Dr. Maganini attended medical school at Rush Medical College. He completed his residency training at Rush University Medical Center. He is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Clinical interests: Breast Biopsy, Surgical Procedures, Genetic Counseling, Breast Surgery, Breast Issues, Ultrasound, ... (Read more)

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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.