What does a General Surgeon Do?
General surgery is a surgical specialty that focuses on abdominal contents including esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder and bile ducts, and often the thyroid gland (depending on local reference patterns).
PSN General Surgeons Are Proud to Offer:
- Tumor removal
- Hernia repair
- Breast surgery
- Exploratory surgery
- Gastrointestinal surgery (of the digestive tract including stomach, intestines and appendix)
- Removal or repair of abdominal organs (such as the liver, pancreas, gallbladder and stomach)
- Vascular surgery (on arteries or veins) such as aneurysm repair and endarterectomy (removal of plaque from artery walls)
- Skin surgery
- Colon, rectum and anus surgery, often performed by a surgeon with additional training