We found 4 trauma surgeons who accept United Healthcare Silver POS near Allentown, PA.

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Dr. Alain C Corcos, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Critical Care
1515 Locust Street; 2nd Floor
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Alain Corcos is a Pittsburgh, PA physician who specializes in general surgery, trauma surgery, and critical care (intensive care medicine). He is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine. Dr. Corcos's training includes a residency program at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center. He is affiliated with UPMC Mercy and UPMC Northwest.

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Dr. Graciela Maria Bauza, MD
Specializes in Trauma Surgery, Critical Care
200 Lothrop Street; Upmc Presbytarian Department of Surgery, Suite F 1264
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Graciela Bauza works as a trauma surgeon and intensive care specialist. She accepts several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate. Dr. Bauza attended Central University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Boston Medical Center. She speaks Spanish. Dr. Bauza's professional affiliations include UPMC Mercy, UPMC Presbyterian, and UPMC Passavant.

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Dr. Jason Lee Sperry, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Critical Care
3601 Fifth Avenue; Suite 6b, Falk Medical Building
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Jason Sperry specializes in general surgery, trauma surgery, and critical care (intensive care medicine) and practices in Pittsburgh, PA. His professional affiliations include UPMC Mercy, UPMC Northwest, and UPMC Presbyterian. His education and training includes medical school at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Sperry is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more.

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Dr. Matthew David Neal, MD
Specializes in Trauma Surgery, Critical Care
200 Lothrop Street; F1271.2 Puh Department of Surgery
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Matthew Neal is a Pittsburgh, PA physician who specializes in trauma surgery and critical care (intensive care medicine). The average patient rating for Dr. Neal is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Neal honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). He is professionally affiliated with UPMC Mercy and UPMC Presbyterian.

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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.
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