Martin L. Koonsman MD
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Martin L. Koonsman, MD

  • General Surgery
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    Bio

    Martin L. Koonsman, MD, FACS, is president of Methodist Dallas Medical Center. He has been practicing medicine for nearly 30 years as a general surgeon. Prior to be named president, he served as the chief medical officer for Methodist Dallas, working with all medical staff to advance the quality of care provided and services offered.

    Dr. Koonsman graduated from Texas A&M University in 1984 and from Texas Tech University School of Medicine in 1988. He then came to Methodist Dallas for a five-year residency in general surgery and stayed with the organization to practice medicine. Dr. Koonsman is a Certified Physician Executive, as designated by the American Association for Physician Leadership.

    Dr. Koonsman has served as chair of the department of surgery, president of the Methodist Dallas medical staff, chairman of the corporate medical board for Methodist Health System, member of the board of directors for Methodist Health System, member of the board of directors for the Methodist Patient Centered ACO and member of the board of directors for Dallas Methodist Physicians Network.

    Dr. Koonsman is a member of the American College of Surgeons, American Society of Breast Surgeons, Texas Medical Association, and Dallas County Medical Society.

    Education

    Medical Education: Texas Tech University Health Science Center - 1988 - Lubbock, TX
    Residency: Methodist Health System - 1993 - Dallas, TX

    Specialties
    • General Surgery
    • Breast 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.

    • ACCP - Accountable Health Plans of America
    • AET/T - Aetna Teachers Retirement System
    • AET/S - Aetna US Health Care POS
    • AET/E - Aetna US Healthcare EPO
    • AET/H - Aetna US Healthcare HMO
    • AET/P - Aetna US Healthcare/PPO
    • AE - American Express
    • BCBSF - BC/BS Federal Select
    • BST - Beech St PPO
    • BLUEH - BlueCross/BlueShield HMO
    • BC - BlueCross/BlueShield POS
    • CAP/P - Capp Care PPO
    • CASH - Cash/Check/No Insurance
    • CHP - Champus Standard Indemnity/Tricare
    • CHCRE - Choice Care(PHCS)
    • CIG/H - Cigna/HMO
    • CIG/S - Cigna/POS
    • CIG/P - Cigna/PPO
    • CC/P - Custom Care/PPO
    • EAERC - Employer Access /ER CMH
    • EVER - Evercare
    • GWEHE - Great West Healthcare
    • GW/H - Great West/ HMO or One Health Plan
    • GW/P - Great West/ PPO or One Health Plan
    • HS/PP - Health Smart PPO
    • HLTHS - HealthSmart GEPO
    • HSMAR - HealthSmart POS
    • HMOB - HMO Blue of Texas
    • HUM/G - Humana Gold Plus HMO
    • MCAID - Medicaid Insurance
    • MCARE - Medicare
    • MCARC - Medicare Complete/ Medicare Alternative
    • MCI/S - Medicare Control Inc. PPO
    • MCHMO - Medicare HMO(Aetna)
    • MC/MC - Medicare/ Medicaid combined
    • MHD - MHD Employee Group Health Plan
    • MUL - Multiplan
    • MULTI - Multiplan PPO
    • PC/SH - Pacific Care/Secure Hrzns(Heritage)
    • PAC/S - Pacificare POS
    • PAC/P - Pacificare PPO
    • PC-SO - Pacificare Signature Options
    • PCHP - Parkland Community Health Plan
    • PARK - Parkland Insurance
    • PHCSS - Private Healthcare Systems POS
    • PHCSP - Private Healthcare Systems PPO
    • SH - Secure Horizons
    • TX/TC - Texas True Choice
    • TRI - Tricare
    • UNICR - Unicare
Texas law prohibits hospitals from practicing medicine. The physicians on the Methodist Health System medical staff are independent practitioners who are not employees or agents of Methodist Health System or any of its affiliated hospitals.