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Specializes in General Surgery, Critical Care
5321 S Mccoll Road
Edinburg, TX
 

Dr. Charles Richart works as a general surgeon and intensive care specialist. He is a graduate of Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia. Dr. Richart takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors. Dr. Richart is conversant in Spanish.

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Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Trauma Surgery
2707 W Trenton Road
Edinburg, TX
 

Dr. John Orfanos is a physician who specializes in general surgery, vascular surgery, and trauma surgery. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Orfanos accepts. He is a graduate of Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine.

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Specializes in Hand Surgery, General Surgery
5121 S Mccoll Road
Edinburg, TX
 

Dr. Sergio Rodriguez is a hand surgeon and general surgeon in Edinburg, TX. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Rodriguez is a graduate of Catholic University of Cordoba Faculty of Medicine.

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Specializes in General Surgery
5500 Raphael Drive
Edinburg, TX
 

Dr. Robert Alleyn is a physician who specializes in general surgery. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Alleyn accepts. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston.

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Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
4408 Mccoll Road
Mcallen, TX
 

Dr. Pastor Alvarado is a physician who specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery. He is a graduate of the University of Panama School of Medicine and Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Alvarado is rated 2.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in General Surgery, Trauma Surgery
5015 S Mccoll Road
Edinburg, TX
 

Dr. Guillermo Perez specializes in general surgery and trauma surgery. Dr. Perez's patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 out of 5 stars. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Perez takes. He attended medical school at Pontifical Catholic University Mother and Teacher, Faculty of Health Sciences.

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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.