The professional doctor who uses his knowledge and skills in order to perform surgery on various organs of the human body like stomach, esophagus, bile ducts, gallbladder, pancreas, thyroid gland, skin, breast, hernia, vascular system etc. in order to treat the diseases associated with these organs is commonly known as general surgeon.
WHEN SHOULD YOU CONSULT GENERAL SURGEON?
A general surgeon is trained to perform laparoscopic surgery on various organs of the human body such as gall bladder, colon, appendix etc.
WHAT IS THE ROLE OF GENERAL SURGEON?
A general surgeon possesses good knowledge about wound healing, management of fluid and postoperative pain, usage of antibiotics, immunology etc.
COMMON PROBLEMS YOU SHOULD SEE GENERAL SURGEON FOR
A general surgeon has the knowledge, experience and skills to manage morbidly obese patients by providing them with surgical weight loss and counseling.
DID YOU KNOW?
A doctor needs at least 10 years of medical education in order to become a general surgeon.