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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's medical specialty is general surgery and bariatric surgery. He is conversant in Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Cedar Park Regional Medical Center. Dr. Abando's education and training includes medical school at Rush Medical College and residency at Huntington Memorial Hospital. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Abando has received professional recognition including the following: 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 is a medical specialist in general surgery. She obtained her medical school training at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and performed her 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 is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. She 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 is a specialist in general surgery and bariatric surgery. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Basa studied medicine at Rush Medical College. For her residency, Dr. Basa trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Southern California (USC). Dr. Basa has received professional recognition including the following: 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 is a general surgery specialist. Dr. Ash is affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. Her education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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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. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He graduated from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. Dr. Johnson is professionally 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.