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We found 19 general surgeons who accept Silver Compass 4500 near West Chester, PA.

Dr. Francis Xavier Delone Jr., MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery, General Surgery
300 Evergreen Drive; Suite 320
Glen Mills, PA
 

Dr. Francis Delone's medical specialty is plastic surgery, hand surgery, and general surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. His professional affiliations include Associates in Plastic Surgery, Riddle Hospital, and Crozer-Keystone Health System. Dr. Delone honors Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients. Dr. Delone attended medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. For his professional training, Dr. Delone completed residency programs at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania Hospital. Dr. Delone has received the distinction of "Top Doctors" in Plastic Surgery, Main Line Today.

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Clinical interests: Dermabrasion, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Injectable Fillers, Cosmetic Surgery, Breast ... (Read more)

Dr. Kenneth John Boyd, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
795 East Marshall Street; Suite G2
West Chester, PA
 

Dr. Kenneth Boyd's medical specialty is general surgery and colon & rectal surgery. His areas of clinical interest consist of colorectal surgery procedures, colon cancer, and inflammatory bowel disease. Dr. Boyd's hospital/clinic affiliations include Penn Medicine, Riddle Hospital, and Crozer-Keystone Health System. He is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Boyd is open to new patients. He graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin. His medical residency was performed at Greater Baltimore Medical Center and Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Dr. Boyd has received the following distinctions: Philadelphia Magazine Top Doctors; "Top Doctor" in Colon and Rectal Surgery; and Philadelphia magazine.

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Clinical interests: Colorectal Surgery Procedures, Colon Problems, Colon Cancer, Surgical Procedures, Minimally ... (Read more)

Dr. Shirley Shiiuh-Leei Shih, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
795 East Marshall Street; Suite G2
West Chester, PA
 

Dr. Shirley Shih works as a general surgeon and colon and rectal surgeon. Patient ratings for Dr. Shih average 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Shih include colorectal surgery procedures, diverticular disease, and inflammatory bowel disease. Dr. Shih's professional affiliations include Penn Medicine, Riddle Hospital, and Crozer-Keystone Health System. She accepts Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She has an open panel. After attending Albany Medical College for medical school, Dr. Shih completed her residency training at George Washington University Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Diverticular Disease, Rectal Problems, Colorectal Surgery Procedures, Laparoscopic Surgery, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Surgery, Critical Care
300 Evergreen Drive; Suite 320
Glen Mills, PA
 

Dr. Mary Patton is a general surgeon and intensivist. Dr. Patton is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She graduated from the University of Toledo College of Medicine and then she performed her residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics. She has received the following distinctions: "Top Doctors" in General Surgery, Main Line Today and Philadelphia Super Doctors. Dr. Patton's hospital/clinic affiliations include Riddle Hospital and Crozer-Keystone Health System. She is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Breast Issues, Burns, Colon Problems, Laparoscopic Surgery, Gallbladder Problems, Soft Tissue ... (Read more)

Dr. Guy Michael Nardella Jr., MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery, General Surgery
300 Evergreen Drive; Suite 320
Glen Mills, PA
 

Dr. Guy Nardella works as a plastic surgeon, hand surgeon, and general surgeon. Areas of expertise for Dr. Nardella include eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Nardella is affiliated with Associates in Plastic Surgery, Riddle Hospital, and Crozer-Keystone Health System. He studied medicine at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. His residency was performed at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). Patients gave Dr. Nardella an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. His distinctions include: "Top Doctors" in Plastic/Reconstructive Surgery, Main Line Today and Philadelphia Super Doctors. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Dermabrasion, Hand Fracture, Breast Augmentation, Endoscopic Surgery, Injectable Fillers, Cosmetic ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Surgery
300 Evergreen Drive; Suite 320
Glen Mills, PA
 

Dr. Robert Guilday sees patients in Chester, PA, Upland, PA, and Glen Mills, PA. His medical specialty is general surgery. Dr. Guilday studied medicine at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. For his residency, Dr. Guilday trained at Lankenau Medical Center. He honors Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. He has received the following distinctions: Anna Fleer Research Award and "Top Doctors" in General Surgery, Main Line Today. Dr. Guilday's professional affiliations include Riddle Hospital and Crozer-Keystone Health System. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Thyroid Problems, Thyroid Surgery, Breast Issues, Burn Surgery, Endocrine Surgery, Laparoscopic ... (Read more)

Dr. Gerald Morgan Patton, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
915 Old Fern Hill Road; Building B, Suite 201
West Chester, PA
 

Dr. Gerald Patton, who practices in Paoli, PA, Bryn Mawr, PA, and West Chester, PA, is a medical specialist in general surgery and vascular surgery. He is a graduate of the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and a graduate of Jefferson University Hospitals' residency program. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Patton honors several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. He has received the following distinction: Philadelphia Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Penn Medicine, Phoenixville Hospital, and Bryn Mawr Hospital. Dr. Patton welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Howard Saul Caplan, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, General Surgery, Other
491 John Young Way; Suite 320
Exton, PA
 

Dr. Howard Caplan is a plastic surgeon and general surgeon in Paoli, PA, Philadelphia, PA, and King of Prussia, PA. His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include neck reconstructive surgery, dermabrasion, and deviated septum. Dr. Caplan is affiliated with Pennsylvania Hospital, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Dr. Caplan is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and performed his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

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Clinical interests: Neck Reconstructive Surgery, Dermabrasion, Deviated Septum, Hand Fracture, Breast Augmentation, ... (Read more)

Dr. Sean V Ryan, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
915 Old Fern Hill Road; Building B, Suite 201
West Chester, PA
 

Dr. Sean Ryan is a general surgeon and vascular surgeon. Dr. Ryan is affiliated with Penn Medicine, Phoenixville Hospital, and Bryn Mawr Hospital. He attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Pennsylvania Hospital for residency. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Ryan has received professional recognition including the following: Pennsylvania Hospital Department of Surgery Excellence in Clinical; Teaching Award; and Ronald Savarese Excellence in Surgical. He is open to new patients.

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Dr. Richard Daniel Ing, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Bariatric Surgery, Surgical Oncology
154 Exton Square Parkway
Exton, PA
 

Dr. Richard Ing is a general surgeon, bariatric surgeon, and surgical oncologist in Exton, PA and Bryn Mawr, PA. He is especially interested in gastric bypass surgery and acid reflux (GERD). Dr. Ing has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He honors several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. Dr. Ing graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He is affiliated with Bryn Mawr Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Bladder Procedures, Colon Problems, Acid Reflux, Hernia, Gastric Bypass Surgery

Dr. Philip Yarnall Pearson, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Colon & Rectal Surgery
153 Exton Square Parkway
Exton, PA
 

Dr. Philip Pearson specializes in general surgery, surgical oncology (cancer surgery), and colon & rectal surgery. He has a special interest in screening colonoscopy. Dr. Pearson is professionally affiliated with Bryn Mawr Hospital. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Virginia School of Medicine and performed his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals. Dr. Pearson has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Screening Colonoscopy

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Specializes in General Surgery, Critical Care
300 Evergreen Drive; Suite 320
Glen Mills, PA
 

Dr. Linwood Haith's areas of specialization are general surgery and critical care (intensive care medicine). Areas of expertise for Dr. Haith include burns, cancer, and infections. He accepts Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. Dr. Haith attended Yale School of Medicine and Harvard Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals and Yale-New Haven Hospital. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include "Top Docs" in General Surgery, Main Line Today; "Top Doctors" in Surgery; and Philadelphia magazine. Dr. Haith is professionally affiliated with Riddle Hospital and Crozer-Keystone Health System. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Breast Issues, Burns, Cancer, Hernia, Infections

Dr. Donelle Lynn Rhoads, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
915 Old Fern Hill Road; Building B, Suite 201
West Chester, PA
 

Dr. Donelle Rhoads is a general surgeon. Dr. Rhoads's hospital/clinic affiliations include Penn Medicine and Paoli Hospital. She takes several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. Her practice is open to new patients. Dr. Rhoads graduated from Temple University School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at Lankenau Medical Center.

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Dr. Daniel Joseph Hayes Jr., MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
915 Old Fern Hill Road; Building B, Suite 201
West Chester, PA
 

Dr. Daniel Hayes is a specialist in general surgery and vascular surgery. After attending Tulane University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. He takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Hayes's hospital/clinic affiliations include Penn Medicine, Phoenixville Hospital, and Bryn Mawr Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Susan Soojin Chang, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
915 Old Fern Hill Road; Building D, Suite 503
West Chester, PA
 

Dr. Susan Chang, who practices in West Chester, PA, is a medical specialist in general surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery). She studied medicine at Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. Chang completed her residency training at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. Her areas of expertise include the following: breast surgery and endocrine surgery. She honors several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. Dr. Chang is conversant in Korean. She is affiliated with Penn Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Breast Surgery, Endocrine Surgery

Dr. Catherine Melissa Markle, DO
Specializes in General Surgery
915 Old Fern Hill Road; Building D, Suite 503
West Chester, PA
 

Dr. Catherine Porter is a medical specialist in general surgery. Dr. Porter has indicated that her clinical interests include breast surgery. She is professionally affiliated with Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. She attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Christiana Care Health System and Cooper University Hospital for residency.

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Clinical interests: Breast 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.