We found 6 general surgeons who accept Medicare near Desoto, TX.

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Dr. Joseph Michael Caruso, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
2801 Bolton Boone Drive; Suite 105
Desoto, TX
 

Dr. Joseph Caruso is a physician who specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, Dr. Caruso attended medical school at Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine and SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Parkland Community Health Plan are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Caruso takes. Dr. Caruso is affiliated with Hackensack University Medical Center.

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Specializes in General Surgery, Other
3430 W. Wheatland Road; Suite 407
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Laurel Humphrey is a medical specialist in general surgery. She honors Aetna EPO, Aetna, and Aetna Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Humphrey attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine.

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Specializes in General Surgery
3500 W Wheatland Road
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Maria Hegar is a general surgery specialist. She attended medical school at Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine. Dr. Hegar honors Aetna EPO, United Healthcare Compass, and Aetna HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in General Surgery
921 York Drive
Desoto, TX
 

Dr. Kevin Niblett's medical specialty is general surgery. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Niblett honors. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School.

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Specializes in General Surgery
272 Bolton Boone; Suite #108
Desoto, TX
 

Dr. Anil Tibrewal's specialty is general surgery. Dr. Tibrewal studied medicine at Christian Medical College, Vellore. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
921 York Drive
Desoto, TX
 

Dr. Richard Hill's areas of specialization are general surgery and vascular surgery; he sees patients in Desoto, TX. He takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine.

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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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