We found 5 general surgeons who accept Coventry Gold near Columbus, OH.

Dr. Marc Peter Michalsky, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Surgery, General Surgery
700 Children's Dr Ed 379
Columbus, OH
 

Dr. Marc Michalsky works as a pediatric surgeon and general surgeon in Columbus, OH. Before completing his residency at Nationwide Children's Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ), Dr. Michalsky attended medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He takes Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Nationwide Children's Hospital.

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Dr. Renata B Fabia, MD, PhD
Specializes in Pediatric Surgery, General Surgery
700 Children's Drive
Columbus, OH
 

Dr. Renata Fabia's specialties are pediatric surgery and general surgery. She practices in Columbus, OH. She takes Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. For her residency, Dr. Fabia trained at Ohio State University Medical Center. She has received the following distinction: Physician of the Year Award, Nationwide Children's Hospital. Dr. Fabia (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Swedish and Russian. Dr. Fabia is professionally affiliated with Nationwide Children's Hospital and Ohio State University (OSU) Wexner Medical Center.

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Dr. Benedict C Nwomeh, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Surgery, General Surgery
700 Children's Drive
Columbus, OH
 

Dr. Benedict Nwomeh sees patients in Columbus, OH. His medical specialties are pediatric surgery and general surgery. Dr. Nwomeh's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). Areas of particular interest for Dr. Nwomeh include surgical procedures. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. Dr. Nwomeh's professional affiliations include Nationwide Children's Hospital and Ohio State University (OSU) Wexner Medical Center.

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Specializes in General Surgery, Otolaryngology
793 W State Street
Columbus, OH
 

Dr. Alfred Fleming's medical specialty is general surgery and otolaryngology (ear, nose, and throat). Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Fleming takes. Dr. Fleming graduated from Ohio State University College of Medicine and the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Ohio State University Medical Center. He is affiliated with Nationwide Children's Hospital.

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Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
285 E State Street; Suite 670
Columbus, OH
 

Dr. Benjamin Dyer's specialties are general surgery and colon & rectal surgery. He is in-network for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more. He graduated from Marshall University, Joan C. Edwards 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.