are medical doctors who specialize in evaluating people who have potential surgical
problems and performing surgical operations and techniques.
include hernia repairs, gallbladder removal, and removal of the appendix. There are
many subspecialties in surgery, including chest (thoracic) surgery, blood vessel (vascular)
surgery, and plastic surgery. Surgeons may further specialize by limiting their practice
to specific age groups, such as pediatric surgeons, who only treat children.
can be board-certified through the Board of Surgery, which is recognized by the American
Board of Medical Specialties.
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine &
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Martin
J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine & E. Gregory Thompson,
MD - Internal Medicine
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