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

    Accepted Health Plan information is only as accurate as the most current information submitted. Prior to your appointment, it is advisable to verify with a physician office that they are still a participating provider.

    • AARMC - AARP Medicare Complete
    • AEAEX - Aetna Aexcel
    • AET/M - Aetna Medicare HMO
    • AETMP - Aetna Medicare PPO
    • AET/OM - Aetna Open Access Medicare (MC)
    • AET/OC2 - Aetna Open Choice POS II
    • AET/OC - Aetna Open Choice PPO
    • AETQP - Aetna Quality Health (QHP)
    • AET/H - Aetna US Healthcare HMO
    • AET/P - Aetna US Healthcare/PPO
    • AMGC - Amerigroup Chip Insurance
    • AMGMA - Amerigroup Medicare Advantage
    • AMGPSTM - Amerigroup Star Medicaid
    • AGRPSTPL - Amerigroup Star Plus
    • BLADV - Blue Advantage HMO
    • BC/A - Blue Anthem
    • BL/CP - Blue Choice (GLD,SLVR,BRNZ)PPO
    • BC/IC - Blue Cross Illinois
    • BL/A - Blue Cross Alabama
    • BC/M - Blue Cross Blue Shield Michigan
    • BL/N - Blue Cross Empire/ New York
    • BL/G - Blue Cross Georgia
    • BL/H - Blue Cross Highmark
    • BL/I - Blue Cross Idaho
    • BL/S - Blue Cross Out of State
    • BL/SC - Blue Cross South Carolina
    • BL/TE - Blue Cross Tennessee
    • BLU/O - Blue Options
    • BLUEH - BlueCross/BlueShield HMO
    • BC - BlueCross/BlueShield POS
    • BCBS - BlueCross/BlueShield PPO
    • CAC - CAC Acceptance Corporation
    • AKP00001 - Care N' Care
    • CHAMP - CHAMPVA
    • CHIPP - CHIP Perinate
    • CCPPO - Choice Care PPO (includes Humana)
    • CIGNO - Cigna (OAP) Open Access
    • CIGCN - Cigna care Network
    • CIGLP - Cigna Local Plus
    • CIG/H - Cigna/HMO
    • CIG/S - Cigna/POS
    • CIG/P - Cigna/PPO
    • FRIST - First Health Network
    • HS - Health Scope
    • HS/PP - Health Smart PPO
    • HLTHS - HealthSmart GEPO
    • HUM/G - Humana Gold Plus HMO
    • HUM/M - Humana Medicare HMO
    • HUMPO - Humana Preferred PPO
    • Med/BCBS - Med Health BCBS
    • MED/A - Medicare Part A Only
    • MED/B - Medicare Part B Only
    • MHD - MHD Employee Group Health Plan
    • MOLMK - Molina Market Place
    • MOL - Molina Medicaid
    • MOLMED - Molina Medicare Advantage
    • MULTI - Multiplan PPO
    • PHCSP - Private Healthcare Systems PPO
    • SAV - Savility
    • SLFPY - SELF PAY
    • SUPHSP - Superior Healthplan Star Plus
    • SUHP - Superior Medicaid Insurance
    • SUHA - Superior Medicare Advantage HMO
    • AJP00004 - Texan Plus Medicare Advantage Plan (Universal American)
    • TXPDE - TexanPlus Dual Eligible
    • TX/H - Texans Plus HMO
    • TX/Aet - Texas Health Aetna
    • TRI - Tricare
    • TRIP - Tricare Prime
    • UHCC - United Healthcare Choice
    • UHCS - United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • UNI/E - United Healthcare EPO
    • UHC/SE - United Healthcare Health Select
    • UNI/I - United Healthcare Indemnity
    • UNIMC - United Healthcare Medicare Complete
    • UNIP - United Healthcare PPO
    • UPN - United Premier Network
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