We found 5 trauma surgeons who accept United Healthcare Silver POS near Allentown, PA.

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

Dr. Alain Corcos' areas of specialization are general surgery, trauma surgery, and critical care (intensive care medicine). He is an in-network provider 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 medical residency was performed at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center. He is professionally affiliated with UPMC Mercy and UPMC Northwest.

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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 sees patients in Pittsburgh, PA. His medical specialties are general surgery, trauma surgery, and critical care (intensive care medicine). He accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Sperry attended Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. He is affiliated with UPMC Mercy, UPMC Northwest, and UPMC Presbyterian.

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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 is a trauma surgeon and critical care specialist. She is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more. She graduated from Central University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at Boston Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Bauza speaks Spanish. Dr. Bauza is affiliated with UPMC Mercy, UPMC Presbyterian, and UPMC Passavant.

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Specializes in General Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Critical Care
320 E North Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA
 

Dr. Alisa Cross, who practices in Pittsburgh, PA, is a medical specialist in general surgery, trauma surgery, and critical care (intensive care medicine). She accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Humana HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine.

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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 works as a trauma surgeon and critical care specialist. On average, patients gave Dr. Neal a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. His hospital/clinic affiliations include UPMC Mercy and UPMC Presbyterian. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more. Before completing his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Dr. Neal attended medical school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

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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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