Joshua K. Trussell MD
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Joshua K. Trussell, MD

  • General Surgery
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  • Bio

    A native of Mansfield, Texas, Dr. Joshua Trussell, FACS, attended Mansfield High School. He earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center’s Houston School of Medicine and completed his surgical residency at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix.

    As a broad-based general surgeon, Dr. Trussell performs common procedures for conditions such as gallbladder disease, appendicitis, small bowel disorders, and soft tissue infections and masses. He repairs all types of hernias, including advanced abdominal wall reconstruction and repair for large loss of domain incisional hernias. He specializes in surgeries for breast cancer, skin malignancies including melanoma, colon cancer, thyroid, and parathyroid diseases. He also has experience in bariatric procedures, including laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy.

    Education

    Medical Education: University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston - 2004 - Houston, TX
    Residency: Phoenix Integrated - Surgical Residency Program - 2009 - Phoenix, AZ

    Specialties
    • Bariatric Surgery
  • Insurance

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    • AARMC - AARP Medicare Complete
    • AEAEX - Aetna Aexcel
    • AET/M - Aetna Medicare HMO
    • AETMP - Aetna Medicare PPO
    • AET/H - Aetna US Healthcare HMO
    • AET/P - Aetna US Healthcare/PPO
    • AMGMA - Amerigroup Medicare Advantage
    • AMGPSTM - Amerigroup Star Medicaid
    • PPO/POS - BCBS
    • BC/TH - BCBS of Texas HMO
    • BLADV - Blue Advantage HMO
    • CIGNO - Cigna (OAP) Open Access
    • CIGLP - Cigna Local Plus
    • CIG/H - Cigna/HMO
    • CIG/S - Cigna/POS
    • CIG/P - Cigna/PPO
    • HS/PP - Health Smart PPO
    • HLTHS - HealthSmart GEPO
    • HS - Heritage Southwest IPA
    • HUM-M - Humana ChoiceCare Medicare Choice PPO
    • HUM/G - Humana Gold Plus HMO
    • HUMPO - Humana Preferred PPO
    • Med/BCBS - Med Health BCBS
    • MOLMK - Molina Market Place
    • MULTI - Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS - PHCS2
    • AJP00004 - Texan Plus Medicare Advantage Plan (Universal American)
    • TXPDE - TexanPlus Dual Eligible
    • TX/Aet - Texas Health Aetna
    • TRI - Tricare
    • UNIP - United Healthcare PPO
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