We found 5 general surgeons who accept Blue Advantage Gold HMO 015 near Cedar Park, TX.

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Dr. Lauren Gayle Sowrey, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
7900 Fm; 1826 Suite 180
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Lauren Ash is a medical specialist in general surgery. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. She attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas for residency. Dr. Ash is professionally affiliated with the University Medical Center Brackenridge, Seton Northwest Hospital, and Seton Southwest Hospital.

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Dr. Alan Richard Abando, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
1401 Medical Parkway # B; Suite 101
Cedar Park, TX
 

Dr. Alan Abando's specialty is general surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Seton Medical Center Austin, the University Medical Center Brackenridge, and Seton Northwest Hospital. Dr. Abando accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He attended Rush Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Huntington Memorial Hospital for residency. He has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars. He is conversant in Spanish.

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Dr. Nicole Reyes Basa, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
1401 Medical Parkway # B; Suite 101
Cedar Park, TX
 

Dr. Nicole Basa sees patients in Cedar Park, TX. Her medical specialty is general surgery. She attended medical school at Rush Medical College. For her professional training, Dr. Basa completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Southern California (USC). Dr. Basa accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. She has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars. Dr. Basa is professionally affiliated with Seton Medical Center Austin, Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas, and the University Medical Center Brackenridge.

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Dr. Sherrie Parker Thomas, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
1401 Medical Parkway
Cedar Park, TX
 

Dr. Sherrie Thomas is a physician who specializes in general surgery. Dr. Thomas takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. She attended the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston for residency. She is affiliated with Cedar Park Regional Medical Center.

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Dr. Jeffery L Johnson, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Other
7900 Fm; 1826 Building 1 Suite 180
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Jeffery Johnson is a medical specialist in general surgery. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Johnson is affiliated with Durham VA Medical Center.

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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.
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