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We found 5 general surgeons who accept Blue Advantage Silver HMO 004 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 is a general surgeon and bariatric surgeon in Cedar Park, TX. He is professionally affiliated with Cedar Park Regional Medical Center. Dr. Abando accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. After attending Rush Medical College for medical school, he completed his residency training at Huntington Memorial Hospital. He has received the distinction of Texas Rising Stars. In addition to English, Dr. Abando speaks Spanish.

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

Dr. Sherrie Thomas sees patients in Austin, TX, Round Rock, TX, and Cedar Park, TX. Her medical specialty is general surgery. She is professionally affiliated with Cedar Park Regional Medical Center. Her education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and residency 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 honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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 areas of specialization are general surgery and bariatric surgery. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Basa 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 distinction of Texas Rising Stars. She is professionally 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 is a specialist in general surgery. She works in Austin, TX. She is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. She is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Ash trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Dr. Ash accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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

Dr. Jeffery Johnson is a specialist in general surgery. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Johnson is affiliated with Private Practice, Durham VA Medical Center, and Seton Healthcare Family. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Johnson attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston.

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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.