General Surgery Specialists in Texas

Houston (633)Dallas (427)San Antonio (291)Austin (166)Fort Worth (143)
El Paso (122)Plano (101)Galveston (78)Lubbock (78)Temple (56)Arlington (48)Sugar Land (48)Amarillo (41)Corpus Christi (39)Tyler (35)McKinney (30)Edinburg (26)Odessa (26)Round Rock (26)Denton (25)Harlingen (25)Waco (25)Frisco (24)Jbsa Ft Sam Houston (24)Mcallen (23)Beaumont (22)Shenandoah (22)Grapevine (21)Webster (21)San Angelo (20)Laredo (19)Victoria (19)Conroe (18)Irving (18)Cypress (17)Longview (17)Richardson (17)Baytown (16)Bellaire (16)Brownsville (16)Abilene (15)Kyle (15)Sherman (15)Texarkana (15)Nacogdoches (14)Pearland (14)Mansfield (13)Waxahachie (13)Wichita Falls (13)College Station (12)Georgetown (12)Katy (12)New Braunfels (12)Southlake (12)The Woodlands (12)Flower Mound (11)Rockwall (11)McAllen (10)Mesquite (10)Pasadena (10)Bedford (9)Kerrville (9)Kingwood (9)League City (9)Midland (9)Tomball (9)Boerne (8)Bryan (8)Cedar Park (8)Decatur (8)Fort Hood (8)Live Oak (8)Lufkin (8)Palestine (8)Stephenville (8)Big Spring (7)Cleburne (7)Garland (7)Greenville (7)Marble Falls (7)Plainview (7)Port Arthur (7)Spring (7)Sulphur Springs (7)West Lake Hills (7)Beeville (6)Brenham (6)Carrollton (6)Denison (6)Granbury (6)Lewisville (6)Richmond (6)Rowlett (6)San Marcos (6)Weatherford (6)Allen (5)Andrews (5)Burleson (5)Cleveland (5)Desoto (5)Fredericksburg (5)Humble (5)Lake Jackson (5)Mount Pleasant (5)Pampa (5)Paris (5)Rockport (5)Schertz (5)Seguin (5)Alpine (4)Athens (4)Bay City (4)Brownwood (4)Colleyville (4)Crockett (4)Eagle Pass (4)Harker Heights (4)Huntsville (4)Jacksonville (4)Jbsa Lackland (4)Killeen (4)La Grange (4)Lakeway (4)Missouri City (4)North Richland Hills (4)Uvalde (4)Wharton (4)Angleton (3)Bastrop (3)Cuero (3)Del Rio (3)Euless (3)Floresville (3)Gainesville (3)Keller (3)Mission (3)Olney (3)Pecos (3)Spring Branch (3)

Learn more about General Surgery Specialists

A general surgeon specializes in the surgical care of diseases, injuries and deformities affecting the abdomen, breasts, digestive tract, endocrine system, and skin. General surgeons treat many conditions affecting adults and children, including appendicitis, bowel obstruction, breast and colon cancer, gallstones, hernias, and pancreatitis.

A general surgeon typically: 

  • Evaluates the patient's medical history and determines if surgery is necessary
  • Teaches patients the surgical procedure to be performed, how to prepare for surgery, and what to expect during recovery
  • Orders and interprets laboratory and imaging tests and prescribes medications
  • Performs exploratory procedures, such as endoscopy, colonoscopy and laparoscopy
  • Performs a variety of surgeries, such as appendectomy, weight loss surgery, bowel obstruction repairgallbladder removal, hemorrhoid repair, hernia repair, mastectomy, and thyroidectomy

General surgeons may also be known by their area of expertise, such as gastrointestinal surgeon, cancer surgeon, or trauma surgeon. General surgeons may also be referred to simply as a surgeon.

There are 2956 specialists practicing General Surgery in Texas with an overall average rating of 4.3 stars. There are 453 hospitals in Texas with affiliated General Surgery specialists, including Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital, Methodist Hospital and Methodist Heart Hospital.