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We found 4 general surgeons who accept Coventry Gold HMO near Wilkes Barre, PA.

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Dr. Anthomy Dominic Bruno II, MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery, General Surgery
1000 E Mountain Boulevard
Wilkes Barre, PA

Dr. Anthomy Bruno works as a plastic surgeon and general surgeon in Wilkes Barre, PA and Mount Pocono, PA. His clinical interests include breast surgery, cosmetic surgery, and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Bruno is affiliated with Geisinger. He obtained his medical school training at Creighton University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Westchester Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Creighton University. Dr. Bruno has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is in-network for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Body Contouring, Eyelid Lift, Breast Augmentation, Microsurgery, Breast Surgery, Injectable ... (Read more)

Dr. David Raymond Mariner, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
1000 East Mountain Drive
Wilkes-barre, PA

Dr. David Mariner works as a general surgeon and vascular surgeon. In Dr. Mariner's practice, he is particularly interested in endovascular surgery. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending Georgetown University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Georgetown University Hospital. He is affiliated with Geisinger.

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Clinical interests: Endarterectomy, Lower Extremity Bypass Surgery, Carotid Artery Stenting, Endovascular Disease, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
1111 East End Boulevard
Wilkes-barre, PA

Dr. Peter Andrews works as a general surgeon and chest surgeon in Wilkes Barre, PA and Kingston, PA. He attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Hahnemann University Hospital for residency. He has indicated that his clinical interests include abdominal surgery. Dr. Andrews accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Andrews is professionally affiliated with Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center and Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Abdominal Surgery

Dr. Glen Christopher Jacob, MD
Specializes in Hand Surgery, General Surgery, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
1175 E Mountain Boulevard
Wilkes Barre, PA

Dr. Glen Jacob is a specialist in hand surgery, general surgery, and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. He works in Wilkes Barre, PA. The average patient rating for Dr. Jacob is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Jacob is professionally affiliated with Geisinger. Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Jacob honors. Dr. Jacob is a graduate of the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Jacob completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ).

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Clinical interests: Tendonitis, Microsurgery, Wrist Problems, Fractures, Tennis Elbow, Peripheral Nerve Surgery, ... (Read more)

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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.