The doctor who is associated with the surgery of various body organs like gall bladder, bile ducts and other organs in the abdomen, the thyroid gland, the soft tissues in the body, the skin, breast, hernias and the vascular system is known as a 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 can perform pediatric and colorectal surgery whenever needed.
DID YOU KNOW?
The first general surgeon was found in Egypt as early as the 1600 BC.