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We found 5 general surgeons who accept Coventry near Vienna, WV.

Dr. Jose Luis Cruzzavala, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery
600 18th Street; Suite 201
Parkersburg, WV
 

Dr. Jose Cruzzavala practices general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery in Parkersburg, WV and Morgantown, WV. He attended medical school at Autonomous University of Tamaulipas. Dr. Cruzzavala is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He honors Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more.

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Specializes in General Surgery
800 Grand Central Mall; Suite 2
Vienna, WV
 

Dr. John Koch's specialty is general surgery. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He takes Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Koch is a graduate of West Virginia University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in General Surgery
800 Grand Central Mall; Suite 2
Vienna, WV
 

Dr. Michael Roberts works as a general surgeon. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Roberts accepts Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more. He is a graduate of West Virginia University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in General Surgery
800 Grand Central Mall; Suite 2
Vienna, WV
 

Dr. Adam Kaplan is a general surgery specialist in Vienna, WV. Dr. Kaplan graduated from Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more.

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Specializes in General Surgery
705 Garfield Avenue; Suite 200
Parkersburg, WV
 

Dr. Joseph Boggs' medical specialty is general surgery. He is in-network for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more. He studied medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.

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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.