We found 4 trauma surgeons who accept Coventry near Austin, TX.

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Dr. Wendell Drew Fielder, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Trauma Surgery
601 E 15th Street; Department of Surgery Education
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Wendell Fielder is a general surgery and trauma surgery specialist in Austin, TX. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Seton Medical Center Austin, the University Medical Center Brackenridge, and Seton Northwest Hospital. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, TriWest, and more. Dr. Fielder obtained his medical school training at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and performed his residency at St. Joseph Medical Center, Houston.

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Clinical interests: Hernia, Laparoscopic Surgery, Colonoscopy, Robotic Surgery

Dr. Jayson David Aydelotte, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Critical Care
1400 N I-35; Suite 300
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Jayson Aydelotte's medical specialty is general surgery, trauma surgery, and critical care (intensive care medicine). His education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine and residency at Brooke Army Medical Center. Dr. Aydelotte takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with the University Medical Center Brackenridge and Seton Medical Center Williamson.

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Dr. Carlos V.R. Brown, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Trauma Surgery
1400 N I-35; Suite 300
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Carlos Brown practices general surgery and trauma surgery. His clinical interests include bowel surgery, gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy), and hernia surgery. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, TriWest, and more. Dr. Brown is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and a graduate of Naval Medical Center San Diego's residency program. He is conversant in Spanish. His professional affiliations include the University Medical Center Brackenridge and Seton Medical Center Williamson. Dr. Brown welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Surgical Procedures, Abdominal Surgery, Gallbladder Removal Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Bowel Surgery, ... (Read more)

Dr. Oscar Rios II, Jr., MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Trauma Surgery
313 E 12th Street
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Oscar Rios' areas of specialization are general surgery and trauma surgery; he sees patients in Austin, TX. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and TriWest are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rios takes. Before performing his residency at St. Joseph's Hospital, Dr. Rios attended the University of Texas Medical School at Houston for medical school. His professional affiliations include Seton Medical Center Austin, the University Medical Center Brackenridge, and Seton Southwest Hospital.

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What is Trauma Surgery?

Accidents and injuries are the leading cause of death in the United States for patients under 40. When injuries are severe enough to require emergency surgery, patients may be treated by a trauma surgeon, a doctor who specializes in providing surgical help to save critically injured patients.

Due to the nature of their work, trauma surgeons are most often located in emergency departments of hospitals. The specialty is closely related to emergency medicine and acute care surgery, but trauma surgery specifically focuses on surgical care needed to repair sudden and unexpected physical injuries.

Some examples of the kinds of injuries and procedures that a trauma surgeon might see include:
  • Blunt trauma, such as a car accident or fall
  • Penetrating trauma, such as a gunshot, stab wound, or deep cut
  • Crushing trauma, such as some work or machinery accidents
  • Severe burns
  • Tracheostomy, an emergency surgery to open a blocked airway

Trauma surgeons work with patients of all ages, from babies to senior citizens, that arrive in the emergency room. They do the critical work of resuscitating and stabilizing patients who may be near death. They are able to make quick decisions about what care is needed and the best way to provide it. By providing urgent expertise and surgery in an emergency, they save lives.
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