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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 specializes in general surgery and trauma surgery and practices in Galveston, TX and Texas City, TX. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Marx attended Rush Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and a hospital affiliated with the University of North Carolina (UNC) for residency. She is professionally affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health).

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Dr. Bill Keng-Wei Chang, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
6807 Emmett F Lowry Expressway; Suite 31
Texas City, TX
 

Dr. Bill Chang's specialties are general surgery and vascular surgery. He practices in Webster, TX, Texas City, TX, and Nassau Bay, TX. These areas are among his clinical interests: 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 honors. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), Dr. Chang attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Chang welcomes 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 is a specialist in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery. She works in Texas City, TX, Houston, TX, and Odessa, TX. Dr. Bauer's average rating from her patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. She is professionally affiliated with Fannin Surgicare. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Bauer attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. She has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors.

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

Dr. Diane Robinson is a specialist in general surgery. She works in Texas City, TX. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Robinson attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School.

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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.