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Dr. Tamara Saunders, MD

General Surgery

A native Houstonian, Dr. Tamara Saunders earned her medical degree at The University of Texas Health Science Center School of Medicine in San Antonio. She returned to Houston for her surgical internship and residency at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). Board certified in surgery, Dr. Sa...

A native Houstonian, Dr. Tamara Saunders earned her medical degree at The University of Texas Health Science Center School of Medicine in San Antonio. She returned to Houston for her surgical internship and residency at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

Board certified in surgery, Dr. Saunders has been in practice since 2010. Her clinical interests include breast disease either benign or cancerous.

Dr. Saunder’s care philosophy focuses on educating her patients on their condition, so they can be actively involved in decisions on their treatment. She develops personalized treatment plans based on each patient’s unique condition. She believes in open communication and strives for excellent outcomes.

Dr. Saunders is a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons, Association of Women Surgeons, Society of Surgical Oncology, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, Texas Medical Association, Harris County Medical Society and the Houston Surgical Society. She is an assistant professor of surgery at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth. Houston residents.

Dr. Saunders and her husband have three children. In her free time, she enjoys exercising, traveling, running, skiing and, most of all, spending time with her family.

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Locations and Appointments

Call to make an appointment (713) 892-5500

Meet the Provider

Specialties
  • General Surgery
Medical Education

University of Texas at San Antonio 2001

Languages Spoken
  • English
Affiliated Centers
  • Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Memorial City Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Orthopedic & Spine Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center
Gender

Female

Internship & Residency

University of Texas at Houston-GME 2010

PCP Number

110000010462

Clinical Interests
  • Breast Cancer
Cities Served

Alief, Barker, Bellaire, Cypress, Deer Park, Friendswood, Fulshear, Galena Park, Houston, Katy, League City, Missouri City, Pasadena, Pearland, Richmond, South Houston, Stafford, Webster

Zip Codes Served

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Insurance Accepted

Insurance Providers
  • AARP Medicare Complete
  • Aetna Most Benefit Plans
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • AHI Healthlink
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Exchange PPO
  • Blue Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Cigna Most Benefit Plans
  • Cigna Healthspring
  • Cigna Healthspring Star Plus MMP
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks Work Comp
  • Community Health Choice
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace Kelsey QHP
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO Network
  • Coventry Medicare Advantra
  • First Health - PPO Network
  • First Health Workers Comp
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Healthsmart
  • Humana Most Benefit Plans
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana HMOx QHP Exchange
  • Humanachoice PPO Medicare
  • Independant Medical Systems
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Medicus International - PPO Network
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Molina StarStar Plus
  • Multiplan
  • OccuNet PPO - PPO Network
  • Private Healthcare System
  • Reny Company Workers Comp
  • Superior Foster Care Program
  • United Healthcare Most Benefit Plans
  • United Healthcare Chip
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • United Healthcare Medicare Complete
  • United Healthcare Star
  • United Healthcare TXMMP
  • US Family Health Plan
  • USA Managed Care Organization - PPO Network
  • Wellcare
  • WELLCARE TEXAN PLUS
  • WorkLink Workers Comp

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