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We found 6 general surgeons who accept United Healthcare EPO near New Braunfels, TX.

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Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
191 N Union Avenue
New Braunfels, TX
 

Dr. Mario Rossbach works as a general surgeon and vascular surgeon. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Rossbach studied medicine at Francisco Marroquin University Faculty of Medicine.

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Specializes in Pediatric Surgery, General Surgery
191 N Union Avenue
New Braunfels, TX
 

Dr. Nicholas Metzger specializes in pediatric surgery and general surgery and practices in Lewisville, TX and New Braunfels, TX. His areas of clinical interest consist of colectomy (colon resection), biliary disorders (gallbladder and bile ducts), and hernia surgery. Dr. Metzger is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and United Healthcare Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School and a graduate of Saint Agnes Hospital, Baltimore's residency program. He is professionally affiliated with Medical Center of Lewisville.

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Clinical interests: Abdominal Aortogram, Appendicitis, Colectomy, Hernia Surgery, Abdominal Imaging, Abdominal Aortic ... (Read more)

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Specializes in General Surgery
191 N Union Avenue
New Braunfels, TX
 

Dr. Anthony Bordon's medical specialty is general surgery. Dr. Bordon is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. 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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Specializes in General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
598 N Union Avenue; Suite 200
New Braunfels, TX
 

Dr. Mark Hickman specializes in general surgery and thoracic surgery and practices in New Braunfels, TX. Dr. Hickman accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine.

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Specializes in General Surgery
921 Lakeview Boulevard; Suite 300
New Braunfels, TX
 

Dr. Judith Thompson is a general surgery specialist. Her average rating from her patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. She takes United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Thompson is a graduate of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine.

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Specializes in General Surgery
652 North Houston; Suite 3
New Braunfels, TX
 

Dr. Mark Kneuper's area of specialization is general surgery. He is in-network for United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Kneuper graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine.

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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.