We found 8 trauma surgeons who accept Humana Silver HMO near Galveston, TX.

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Dr. Ronald Wayne Lindsey, MD
Specializes in Orthopedic Trauma, Spine Surgery, Trauma Surgery
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. Ronald Lindsey works as an orthopedic trauma specialist, spine surgeon, and trauma surgeon in League City, TX and Galveston, TX. Dr. Lindsey is affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health). His education and training includes medical school at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He is rated highly by his patients. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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Dr. Kristene Koontz Gugliuzza, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Transplant Surgery, Critical Care
1005 Harborside Drive
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. Kristene Gugliuzza is a general surgery, trauma surgery, and transplant surgery specialist. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University, Dr. Gugliuzza attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gugliuzza takes. She has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. She is professionally affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health).

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Dr. Marilyn Marx, MBA, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Trauma Surgery
1005 Harborside Drive
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. Marilyn Marx's areas of specialization are general surgery and trauma surgery; she sees patients in Galveston, TX and Texas City, TX. She is professionally affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health). After attending Rush Medical College for medical school, she completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and a hospital affiliated with the University of North Carolina (UNC). Dr. Marx honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Dr. David Newcomb Herndon, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Trauma Surgery
815 Market Street
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. David Herndon's areas of specialization are general surgery and trauma surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Herndon include burn surgery. Dr. Herndon is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Before performing his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College, Dr. Herndon attended Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He is affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health).

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Clinical interests: Burn Surgery

Dr. Thomas Duke Kimbrough, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Critical Care
1005 Harborside Drive
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. Thomas Kimbrough is a general surgeon, trauma surgeon, and intensive care specialist in League City, TX and Galveston, TX. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kimbrough accepts. He graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health).

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Dr. William J Mileski, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Trauma Surgery
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. William Mileski specializes in general surgery and trauma surgery and practices in Galveston, TX. He is affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health). Dr. Mileski studied medicine at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold.

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Dr. Lance Wayland Griffin, MD
Specializes in Trauma Surgery
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. Lance Griffin's specialty is trauma surgery. He is affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health). Dr. Griffin studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. For his residency, Dr. Griffin trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Dr. Griffin is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Sara Michelle Demola, MD
Specializes in Trauma Surgery
301 University Boulevard; Mc 1172
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. Sara Demola works as a trauma surgeon in League City, TX and Galveston, TX. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. She graduated from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Dr. Demola is professionally affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health).

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What is Trauma Surgery?

Accidents and injuries are the leading cause of death in the United States for patients under 40. When injuries are severe enough to require emergency surgery, patients may be treated by a trauma surgeon, a doctor who specializes in providing surgical help to save critically injured patients.

Due to the nature of their work, trauma surgeons are most often located in emergency departments of hospitals. The specialty is closely related to emergency medicine and acute care surgery, but trauma surgery specifically focuses on surgical care needed to repair sudden and unexpected physical injuries.

Some examples of the kinds of injuries and procedures that a trauma surgeon might see include:
  • Blunt trauma, such as a car accident or fall
  • Penetrating trauma, such as a gunshot, stab wound, or deep cut
  • Crushing trauma, such as some work or machinery accidents
  • Severe burns
  • Tracheostomy, an emergency surgery to open a blocked airway

Trauma surgeons work with patients of all ages, from babies to senior citizens, that arrive in the emergency room. They do the critical work of resuscitating and stabilizing patients who may be near death. They are able to make quick decisions about what care is needed and the best way to provide it. By providing urgent expertise and surgery in an emergency, they save lives.
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