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We found 3 general surgeons who accept Coventry Silver HMO near Clarksburg, WV.

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Specializes in General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery
Clarksburg - Louis A. Johnson Va Medical Center; One Medical Center Drive
Clarksburg, WV
 

Dr. Riaz Cassim works as a general surgeon and colon and rectal surgeon in Morgantown, WV and Clarksburg, WV. He studied medicine at Aga Khan University Medical College. Patients gave Dr. Cassim an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, General Surgery
United Hospital Center
Clarksburg, WV
 

Dr. Gaspar Barcinas' specialties are family medicine and general surgery. He practices in Bridgeport, WV and Clarksburg, WV. Patient reviews placed Dr. Barcinas at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more. He graduated from the University of the East, Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center.

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Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
Clarksburg - Louis A. Johnson Va Medical Center; One Medical Center Drive
Clarksburg, WV
 

Dr. John Adeniyi is a general surgeon and vascular surgeon. Dr. Adeniyi accepts Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Ibadan College 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.