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We found 4 general surgeons who accept Coventry Gold $10 Copay OAHMO near Altoona, PA.

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Dr. David Clayton Faber, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
2907 Pleasant Valley Boulevard
Altoona, PA
 

Dr. David Faber is a specialist in general surgery. Dr. Faber has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at West Virginia University School of Medicine and residency at York Hospital. He is affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC).

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Specializes in General Surgery, Trauma Surgery
620 Howard Avenue
Altoona, PA
 

Dr. Manuel Guerrero is a specialist in general surgery and trauma surgery. Dr. Guerrero accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Coventry, and more. He obtained his medical school training at Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine and performed his residency at New York Methodist Hospital. In addition to English, Dr. Guerrero (or staff) speaks Spanish, French, and Portuguese. He is affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center.

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Dr. Scot Aaron Currie, DO
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
620 Howard Avenue; Suite 3f
Altoona, PA
 

Dr. Scot Currie is a specialist in general surgery and bariatric surgery. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Currie include abdominal surgery. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). He graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Currie trained at PinnacleHealth. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Currie takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Abdominal Surgery

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Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery
620 Howard Avenue; Suite 3f
Altoona, PA
 

Dr. Matthew Newlin, who practices in Altoona, PA, is a medical specialist in general surgery and bariatric surgery. Dr. Newlin is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Clinical interests for Dr. Newlin include minimally invasive surgery. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). He accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more. His education and training includes medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and residency at OhioHealth - Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus.

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Clinical interests: Minimally Invasive Surgery

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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.