A general surgeon is the doctor who has the knowledge and skills to treat a vast variety of diseases associated with the abdominal region, the thyroid gland, the skin, breast, soft body tissues, the peripheral vascular system of the human body and hernias by conducting a surgical operation if required.
WHEN SHOULD YOU CONSULT GENERAL SURGEON?
A general surgeon can perform emergency surgery in case of trauma care as well as burns.
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.