Dr. Elbert Thames Jr, MD

Dr. Elbert Thames Jr, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
68 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Elbert Thames Jr, MD is a general surgery specialist in Lubbock, TX and has been practicing for 38 years. He specializes in general surgery.

SWAT Surgical Associates LLP

3509 22nd St

Lubbock, TX 79410
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • FirstCare Health Plans
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Molina Healthcare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Thames Jr' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thames Jr treats Cholecystitis and Gallstones more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Thames Jr treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis
  • Gallstones
Abdominal Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thames Jr treats Abdominal Disorders more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Thames Jr treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Breast Diseases
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thames Jr treats Breast Diseases more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Thames Jr treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Thames Jr' conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendicitis
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Biliary Atresia
Biopsy of Breast
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Reconstruction
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Carcinoma in Situ
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Colectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Empyema
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Fracture
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hyperparathyroidism
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Paracentesis
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroid Cancer
Parathyroidectomy
Partial Lung Collapse
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Skin Grafts
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Sphincterotomy
Stomach Diseases
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Vascular Disease
Ventral Hernia
Wound Repair

About Me

Care Philosophy

SWAT Surgical Associates, LLP is a limited liability partnership of surgeons and staff committed to customer service and quality patient care.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1980
    University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
    Residency Hospital
    1980
  • 1976
    University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
    Internship Hospital
    1976
  • 1975
    University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Medical School
    1975
  • 1975
    Southern Methodist University
    Undergraduate School
    1975

Languages

  • Arabic
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • English

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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Choice Plus Test POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
FirstCare Health Plans
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
HealthSmart
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
Molina Healthcare
Molina
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus Test POS
Options PPO

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