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Specializes in Trauma Surgery, Ophthalmology
200 Andrews Highway; Abell - hanger Medical Pavilion
Midland, TX
 

Dr. Harshad Shah, who practices in Midland, TX and Big Spring, TX, is a medical specialist in trauma surgery and ophthalmology (eye disease). He attended the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo for residency. Dr. Shah has indicated that his clinical interests include comprehensive ophthalmology and vitreoretinal surgical procedures. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. 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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Clinical interests: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Vitreoretinal Surgical Procedures

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Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Trauma Surgery
2405 W Missouri Avenue
Midland, TX
 

Dr. Robert Viney is a Midland, TX physician who specializes in general surgery, vascular surgery, and trauma surgery. Dr. Viney takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors.

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Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Trauma Surgery
2405 W Missouri Avenue
Midland, TX
 

Dr. Donald Crockett is a medical specialist in general surgery, vascular surgery, and trauma surgery. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Trauma Surgery
2405 W Missouri Avenue
Midland, TX
 

Dr. Russell Van Husen is a specialist in general surgery, vascular surgery, and trauma surgery. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Van Husen honors. He is a graduate of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Trauma Surgery
2405 W Missouri Avenue
Midland, TX
 

Dr. Sandeepa Musunuru practices trauma surgery. She attended medical school at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. Dr. Musunuru is rated highly by her patients. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Surgical Oncology, Trauma Surgery
2405 W Missouri Avenue
Midland, TX
 

Dr. Philip Gafford works as a cancer surgeon and trauma surgeon. Dr. Gafford graduated from Meharry Medical College. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gafford honors.

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Specializes in Vascular Surgery, Trauma Surgery
2405 W Missouri Avenue
Midland, TX
 

Dr. Daniel Copeland specializes in vascular surgery and trauma surgery. Dr. Copeland takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine.

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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.