We found 3 trauma surgeons who accept Coventry Gold near Danville, PA.

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Specializes in Trauma Surgery, Critical Care
100 N Academy Avenue
Danville, PA
 

Dr. James Gregory specializes in trauma surgery and critical care (intensive care medicine). Dr. Gregory is a graduate of Rush Medical College. For his residency, Dr. Gregory trained at a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Wisconsin. He honors several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry. Dr. Gregory (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian. He is professionally affiliated with Upstate University Hospital, Geisinger, and Crouse Hospital.

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Specializes in Trauma Surgery
100 N Academy Avenue; Office of Medical Education
Danville, PA
 

Dr. Megan Rapp is a trauma surgeon in Danville, PA. She honors several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. Dr. Rapp studied medicine at Temple University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Trauma Surgery
100 N Academy Avenue
Danville, PA
 

Dr. Denise Torres is a Danville, PA physician who specializes in trauma surgery and critical care (intensive care medicine). She honors several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver.

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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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