We found 3 general surgeons who accept Humana HMO Open Access Copay 50/5000 near Beaver Dam, WI.

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Dr. John R Hoch, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
705 South University Avenue; Suite 200
Beaver Dam, WI

Dr. John Hoch specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Hoch include thoracic outlet syndrome, carotid artery stenting, and spider veins. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals, Dr. Hoch attended medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. Dr. Hoch is professionally affiliated with Aurora Lakeland Medical Center, the University of Wisconsin Health (UW Health), and Aurora Memorial Hospital of Burlington.

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Clinical interests: Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, Peripheral Bypass Surgery, Thoracoabdominal Aneurysm, Renal Vascular ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael J Mc Gauley, DO
Specializes in General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
705 S University Avenue; Suite 350
Beaver Dam, WI

Dr. Michael McGauley works as a general surgeon and surgical oncologist in Janesville, WI and Beaver Dam, WI. In his practice, he is particularly interested in da vinci surgery. Dr. McGauley is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He studied medicine at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine. He trained at Garden City Hospital and a hospital affiliated with MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine for residency. Dr. McGauley is affiliated with Mercy Health System.

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Clinical interests: Da Vinci Surgery

Dr. Paul Anthony Palmer, MD
Specializes in General Surgery
705 S University Avenue; Suite 350
Beaver Dam, WI

Dr. Paul Palmer practices general surgery. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Palmer is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. He speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Beaver Dam Community Hospitals (BDCH).

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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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