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Dr. Issam M Harmoush, MD
Specializes in Oncology, General Surgery
2001 9th. Avenue; Suite #100
Port Arthur, TX

Dr. Issam Harmoush is a medical specialist in general surgery and oncology (cancer care). He accepts United Healthcare EPO, United Healthcare Bronze, United Healthcare Silver, and more. He is a graduate of Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine.

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Specializes in General Surgery
3820 Hwy 365, Suite 200; The Mediplex Building
Port Arthur, TX

Dr. Barry Miller's area of specialization is general surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Miller average 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Miller honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Kansas School of Medicine.

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Specializes in General Surgery
1750 9th Avenue; Suite 202
Port Arthur, TX

Dr. Isam Anabtawi works as a family medicine physician and general surgeon. He graduated from American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine.

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Specializes in General Surgery
3820 Hwy 365; Suite 200
Port Arthur, TX

Dr. John Schmidt works as a general surgeon. Patients gave Dr. Schmidt an average rating of 2.0 stars out of 5. He studied medicine at 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.