Joshua Trussell MD
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Joshua 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.


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

    • 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.

    • 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
    • AET/H - Aetna US Healthcare 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
    • AKP00001 - Care N' Care
    • CIGNO - Cigna (OAP) Open Access
    • CIGLP - Cigna Local Plus
    • CIG/H - Cigna/HMO
    • CIG/P - Cigna/PPO
    • FRIST - First Health Network
    • HUM/M - Humana Medicare HMO
    • HUMPO - Humana Preferred PPO
    • MED/A - Medicare Part A Only
    • MED/B - Medicare Part B Only
    • MHD - MHD Employee Group Health Plan
    • MULTI - Multiplan PPO
    • TX/H - Texans Plus HMO
    • 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
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