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We found 7 general surgeons who accept Bronze Choice HSA 6300 - 2 near Brownsville, TX.

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Specializes in General Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery
100 E Alton Gloor Boulevard, Building B; Suite 260
Brownsville, TX
 

Dr. Jaime Villarreal is a specialist in general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery. Dr. Villarreal attended medical school at the University of Monterrey Faculty of Medicine. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in General Surgery
100 B Alton Gloor Blv; Suite 260
Brownsville, TX
 

Dr. Edgar Moncada is a general surgeon in Brownsville, TX. He is a graduate of the University of Zulia School of Medicine. Dr. Moncada honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
100b Alton Gloor Boulevard; Suite 260
Brownsville, TX
 

Dr. Dominique Vandemaele's specialties are general surgery and colon & rectal surgery. He attended medical school at Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. Dr. Vandemaele is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
4770 N. Expressway 77; Suite 201
Brownsville, TX
 

Dr. She Wong's medical specialty is general surgery and vascular surgery. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He graduated from the University of São Paulo Faculty of Medicine.

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Specializes in General Surgery
800 W Jefferson Street; 150
Brownsville, TX
 

Dr. Karen Brooks specializes in general surgery. Dr. Brooks is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. She graduated from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston.

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Specializes in General Surgery, Other
864 Central Boulevard; Suite 300
Brownsville, TX
 

Dr. Roselle Pettorino is a general surgeon. She graduated from SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. Dr. Pettorino honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, Other
110a Uptown Avenue
Brownsville, TX
 

Dr. Okezika Okereke is a cardiac surgeon and general surgeon in San Benito, TX and Brownsville, TX. Dr. Okereke graduated from the University of Nigeria Faculty of Medical Sciences. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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.