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We found 4 general surgeons who accept Blue Advantage near Texas City, TX.

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Dr. Marilyn Marx, MBA, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Trauma Surgery
6807 Emmett F Lowry Exp; Suite 101
Texas City, TX
 

Dr. Marilyn Marx is a general surgeon and trauma surgeon in Galveston, TX and Texas City, TX. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Marx honors. After attending Rush Medical College for medical school, she completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and a hospital affiliated with the University of North Carolina (UNC). She is professionally affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health).

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Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
6807 Emmett F Lowry Expressway; Suite 31
Texas City, TX
 

Dr. Bill Chang practices general surgery and vascular surgery. Dr. Chang's areas of expertise include the following: renal angioplasty, aortic aneurysm, and carotid endarterectomy. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Chang takes. After completing medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Chang is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Renal Angioplasty, Aneurysm, Angiogram, Aortic Aneurysm, Ultrasound, Varicose Veins, Carotid ... (Read more)

Dr. Valerie Papaconstantinou Bauer, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
7111 Medical Center Drive; Suite 100
Texas City, TX
 

Dr. Valerie Bauer sees patients in Texas City, TX, Houston, TX, and Odessa, TX. Her medical specialties are general surgery and colon & rectal surgery. She attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. She is rated highly by her patients. Dr. Bauer is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. She has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Bauer is professionally affiliated with Fannin Surgicare.

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Specializes in General Surgery
6807 Emmett F. Lowry; Suite 101
Texas City, TX
 

Dr. Diane Robinson's area of specialization is general surgery. She attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold.

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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.