We found 2 trauma surgeons who accept Humana Simplicity near Houston, TX.

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Dr. Kourosh Keyhani, MD, DO
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Trauma Surgery
1631 North Loop W; Suite 610
Houston, TX

Dr. Kourosh Keyhani is a medical specialist in general surgery, vascular surgery, and trauma surgery. His areas of expertise include peripheral artery disease (PAD), spider veins, and varicose veins. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Keyhani is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston for residency. In addition to English, Dr. Keyhani speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Greater Heights Hospital, and St. Joseph Medical Center (Houston).

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Clinical interests: Spider Veins, Peripheral Artery Disease, Varicose Veins, Endovascular Surgery

Specializes in General Surgery, Trauma Surgery
6431 Fannin Street; Msb 4.022
Houston, TX

Dr. William Beck's specialties are general surgery and trauma surgery. Dr. Beck graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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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