We found 3 general surgeons who accept Silver Choice HSA 3000 - 4 near Uvalde, TX.

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Specializes in General Surgery
524 E Nopal
Uvalde, TX
 

Dr. Sandra Boenig practices general surgery in Uvalde, TX. Dr. Boenig attended medical school at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in General Practice, General Surgery
101 Jolley Street
Uvalde, TX
 

Dr. Gajanan Gaitonde specializes in general practice and general surgery and practices in Uvalde, TX. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Gaitonde graduated from Grant Medical College.

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Specializes in General Surgery
1042 Garner Field Road
Uvalde, TX
 

Dr. Harry Watkins is a medical specialist in general surgery. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Watkins 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.
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