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We found 5 general surgeons who accept Medicare near Silverton, OR.

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Dr. James Patrick Nealon, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Other
450 Welch Street
Silverton, OR
 

Dr. James Nealon's specialty is general surgery. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. After completing medical school at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine, Dr. Nealon performed his residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center. He is affiliated with Silverton Health.

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Dr. Harris John Waters, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Other
450 Welch Street
Silverton, OR
 

Dr. Harris Waters specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery and practices in Silverton, OR, Keizer, OR, and Woodburn, OR. He graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Arizona Health Sciences Center. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Dr. Waters is professionally affiliated with Silverton Health.

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Dr. Nicole Danielle Lorenz, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
450 Welch Street
Silverton, OR
 

Dr. Nicole Lorenz is a general surgery specialist. After completing medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School, she performed her residency at Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners and Spectrum Health. She accepts Medicare insurance. Dr. Lorenz is professionally affiliated with Silverton Health.

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Specializes in General Surgery
800 Shelokum Drive
Silverton, OR
 

Dr. Bryan McVay's specialty is general surgery. Dr. McVay accepts Medicare insurance. He attended Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Robert Packer Hospital.

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Dr. Jordan Marie Raymer, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
450 Welch Street
Silverton, OR
 

Dr. Jordan Raymer's area of specialization is general surgery. She is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Before performing her residency at Marshfield Clinic and Ministry Saint Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield, Dr. Raymer attended UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Ross University School of Medicine. She is affiliated with Silverton Health.

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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.