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

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

Dr. Alan Abando's areas of specialization are general surgery and bariatric surgery; he sees patients in Cedar Park, TX. He is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Cedar Park Regional Medical Center. After completing medical school at Rush Medical College, Dr. Abando performed his residency at Huntington Memorial Hospital. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Abando accepts. He has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars.

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

Dr. Sherrie Thomas practices general surgery in Austin, TX, Round Rock, TX, and Cedar Park, TX. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Thomas takes. After attending the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine, she completed her residency training 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. Dr. Thomas is professionally affiliated with Cedar Park Regional Medical Center.

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

Dr. Nicole Basa's specialties are general surgery and bariatric surgery. Dr. Basa takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended Rush Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Southern California (USC) for residency. She has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars. She is affiliated with Cedar Park Regional Medical Center.

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

Dr. Lauren Ash's medical specialty is general surgery. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dr. Ash attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. Dr. Ash is affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family.

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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 specializes in general surgery. Dr. Johnson accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He 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.