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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 works as a general surgeon in Silverton, OR and Molalla, OR. He is affiliated with Silverton Health. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine and residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Dr. Nealon's average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Nealon takes Medicare insurance.

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

Dr. Harris Waters' specialties are general surgery and vascular surgery. 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. Dr. Waters takes Medicare insurance. He 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 specialist in general surgery. Dr. Lorenz attended medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. She completed her residency training at Grand Rapids Medical Education Partners and Spectrum Health. She accepts Medicare insurance. She is affiliated with Silverton Health.

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Specializes in General Surgery
800 Shelokum Drive
Silverton, OR
 

Dr. Bryan McVay is a general surgery specialist in Silverton, OR and Roseburg, OR. Dr. McVay is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Before completing his residency at Robert Packer Hospital, Dr. McVay attended medical school at Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine.

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

Dr. Jordan Raymer's specialty is general surgery. She is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Dr. Raymer attended medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Ross University School of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Raymer trained at Marshfield Clinic and Ministry Saint Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield. 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.