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We found 165 general surgeons who accept Humana Bronze near Houston, TX.

Dr. Mary Thomas Austin, MPH, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Surgery, General Surgery, Critical Care
6431 Fannin Street; Msb 5.258
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Mary Austin sees patients in Houston, TX. Her medical specialties are pediatric surgery, general surgery, and critical care (intensive care medicine). She attended medical school at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Her training includes a residency program at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Austin is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. She has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital, and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

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Dr. Allen Lawrence Milewicz, MD
Specializes in Pediatric General Surgery
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Allen Milewicz is a specialist in pediatric general surgery. He works in Houston, TX. His clinical interests include bladder cancer, colon cancer, and renal (kidney) biopsy. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Milewicz 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 a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dr. Milewicz attended New York Medical College and New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Dr. Milewicz has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Texas Children’s Hospital, and Houston Methodist. Dr. Milewicz is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Bronchoscopy, Gallstones, Hepatobiliary Disorders, Colon Cancer, Liver Disease, Surgical ... (Read more)

Dr. Mark Joseph Pidala, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Mark Pidala specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery and practices in Houston, TX and The Woodlands, TX. His areas of expertise include the following: warts, colon cancer, and crohn's disease. Dr. Pidala accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. He studied medicine at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and Northeast Ohio Medical University. For his professional training, Dr. Pidala completed a residency program at Summa Akron City Hospital. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Pidala is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, and Houston Methodist. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Warts, Incontinence, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Colon Cancer, Crohn's Disease, Hemorrhoids, Colon ... (Read more)

Dr. Bindi Jayendra Naik-Mathuria, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Surgery, General Surgery
6701 Fannin; 8th Floor
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Bindi Naik-Mathuria works as a pediatric surgeon and general surgeon. Her clinical interests encompass surgical procedures. Dr. Naik-Mathuria honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. She attended Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. She is affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures

Dr. Darrell Lorne Cass, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Surgery, General Surgery
6621 Fannin; Ccc Suite 650
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Darrell Cass is a medical specialist in pediatric surgery and general surgery. In his practice, Dr. Cass focuses on diaphragmatic hernia and nissen fundoplication. Dr. Cass is affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston). He attended medical school at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) for residency. Dr. Cass takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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Clinical interests: Pectus Excavatum, Nissen Fundoplication, Esophagus Problems, Diaphragmatic Hernia, Surgical ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Jesse Snyder, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
6550 Fannin Street, Smith Tower; Suite 2307
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Michael Snyder, who practices in Houston, TX, is a medical specialist in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery. He has a special interest in colon cancer, surgical procedures, and rectal problems. Patient reviews placed Dr. Snyder at an average of 2.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. After completing medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport, he performed his residency at Tripler Army Medical Center and William Beaumont Army Medical Center. Dr. Snyder has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital, Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, and Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Rectal Problems, Fecal Incontinence, Gastrointestinal Problems, Colon Cancer, Surgical Procedures, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mark Victor Mazziotti, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Surgery, General Surgery
6621 Fannin Street; Cc650 00
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Mark Mazziotti's areas of specialization are pediatric surgery and general surgery. He attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis and Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital. Dr. Mazziotti's clinical interests encompass minimally invasive surgery. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He is affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital, St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston), and Fannin Surgicare.

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Clinical interests: Pectus Excavatum, Surgical Repair, Surgical Procedures, Minimally Invasive Surgery

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Dr. George Vasilios Letsou, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
6410 Fannin; Suite 450
Houston, TX
 

Dr. George Letsou is a cardiac surgeon, general surgeon, and thoracic surgeon. These areas are among his clinical interests: aortic valve replacement, heart attack, and mitral valve disease. Dr. Letsou's professional affiliations include Baylor Clinic, Houston Methodist, and Texas Heart Institute (THI). He attended Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons for medical school and subsequently trained at Yale-New Haven Hospital for residency. Dr. Letsou 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. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Lung Biopsy, Beating Heart Coronary Bypass Surgery, Lung Tumor Resection, ... (Read more)

Dr. Tam Thi Thanh Huynh, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
1515 Holcombe Boulevard; Unit 445
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Tam Huynh's specialties are general surgery and vascular surgery. She practices in Houston, TX. Dr. Huynh's professional affiliations include Texas Children’s Hospital and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. After attending McGill University Faculty of Medicine for medical school, she completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with Queen's University, Ontario. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Huynh accepts. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Huynh include: Dean's Teaching Excellence Award, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and Nomination for Physician of the Year, Memorial Hermann Hospital.

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Dr. Ali Azizzadeh Azizzadeh Fard, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
6400 Fannin Street; Suite 2850
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Ali Azizzadeh is a Houston, TX physician who specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery. Dr. Azizzadeh graduated from Baylor College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Azizzadeh include thoracic outlet syndrome, peripheral artery disease (PAD), and aortic aneurysm. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He is conversant in Persian. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital and Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Carotid Artery Stenting, Vascular Surgery Procedures, Peripheral Artery Disease, Aortic Aneurysm, ... (Read more)

Dr. Omar Isaac Madriz, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Omar Madriz specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery and practices in Houston, TX, Katy, TX, and Bunker Hill Village, TX. He attended Baylor College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Madriz include colon cancer, crohn's disease, and laparoscopic colectomy. On average, patients gave Dr. Madriz a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. In addition to English, Dr. Madriz speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, and Houston Methodist. Dr. Madriz has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Rectal Problems, Rectal Bleeding, Laparoscopic Colectomy, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Colon Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Charles Samuel Cox Jr., MD
Specializes in Pediatric Surgery, General Surgery, Critical Care
6410 Fannin Street, Suite 950; Po Box 20708 Msb-5.236
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Charles Cox's specialties are pediatric surgery, general surgery, and critical care (intensive care medicine). He practices in Houston, TX. His professional affiliations include Texas Children’s Hospital, Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, and Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Cox attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. His training includes residency programs at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. Dr. Cox has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Acid Reflux, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Colorectal Problems, Hernia, Trauma

Dr. Anthony Lopez Estrera, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
6400 Fannin; Suite 2850
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Anthony Estrera is a medical specialist in cardiac surgery, general surgery, and vascular surgery. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston), and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center. After completing medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Estrera is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair, Aneurysm, Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm ... (Read more)

Dr. Harold Randolph Bailey, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
6550 Fannin Street, Smith Tower; Suite 2307
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Harold Bailey's areas of specialization are general surgery and colon & rectal surgery. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. These areas are among his clinical interests: warts, cancer surgery, and colon cancer. Dr. Bailey has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Bailey is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Bailey's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Warts, Incontinence, Gastrointestinal Problems, Colon Cancer, Crohn's Disease, Hemorrhoids, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mary L Brandt, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Surgery, General Surgery
6701 Fannin Street, 8th Floor; Suite 1210
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Mary Brandt is a pediatric surgery and general surgery specialist. She is especially interested in minimally invasive surgery, gastrostomy (G-tube insertion), and appendectomy. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Children’s Hospital and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston). Dr. Brandt accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. She attended Baylor College of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. She has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Gastrostomy, Appendectomy, Esophagus Problems, Surgical Procedures, Weight Loss Surgery, Minimally ... (Read more)

Dr. Sheila M Coogan, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery
1315 St. Joseph Parkway; Suite 1103
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Sheila Coogan, who practices in Houston, TX, Bellaire, TX, and Humble, TX, is a medical specialist in general surgery, vascular surgery, and cardiothoracic surgery. Before performing her residency at Huron Hospital, Dr. Coogan attended the University of Texas Medical School at Houston for medical school. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Coogan takes. She is professionally affiliated with Park Plaza Hospital, Memorial Hermann, and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston).

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Clinical interests: Varicose Veins, Renal Artery Stenosis, Carotid Artery Disease, Dialysis, Aortic Aneurysm Repair

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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.