Dr. John A Aucar MD Surgeon

Dr. John Aucar is a surgeon in Urbana, Illinois and is affiliated with Carle Foundation Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Kansas School of Medicine and has been in practice for 28 years. Dr. Aucar accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 20 doctors at Carle Foundation Hospital who specialize in Surgery. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery, Trauma Surgery & Surgical Critical Care

Clinical Interests: Education, General Surgery, Health Informatics, Health Technology/Informatics, Surgical Education, Trauma

Hospital Affiliation

Carle Foundation Hospital

Other Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Education & Medical Training

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Residency, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 1988–1989

MI State University College Human Medicine
Residency, General Surgery, 1989–1992

PinnacleHealth System - Polyclinic
Residency, General Surgery, 1986–1988

University of Kansas School of Medicine
Class of 1986

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 21 years in Surgery

KS State Medical License
Active through 2014

TX State Medical License
Active through 2015

MO State Medical License
Active through 2015

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Surgical pulmonary embolectomy in a community hospital.
Osborne, Z. J.,Rossi, P.,Aucar, J.,Dharamsy, S.,Cook, S.,Wheatley, B.

Obesity in trauma: outcomes and disposition trends.
Osborne, Z.,Rowitz, B.,Moore, H.,Oliphant, U.,Butler, J.,Olson, M.,Aucar, J.

The storage lesion of packed red blood cells affects coagulation.
Aucar, J. A., Sheth, M.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna HMO
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PriorityHealth HMO
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Regence Washington - Preferred Provider Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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