General Surgery

“General Surgery” is a discipline of surgery having a central core of knowledge embracing anatomy, physiology, metabolism, immunology, nutrition, pathology, wound healing, shock and resuscitation, intensive care, and neoplasia, which are common to all surgical specialties.

A general surgeon has specialized knowledge and experience related to the diagnosis, preoperative, operative, and postoperative management, including the management of complications, in nine primary components of surgery, all of which are essential to the education of a broadly based surgeon:

Alimentary tract.

Abdomen and its contents.

Breast, skin, and soft tissue.

GI Tract - Hernia repair, Breast surgery, Head & neck Surgeries, Skin &Soft tissue tomose, Choleecystectomy , Gallbladder removal.

Laproscopic Procedures: Choleecystectomy, Appendectomy, Hernia Repair, Varicocele.

Vascular system, excluding the intracranial vessels and heart.

Endocrine system, including thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal, and endocrine pancreasEndocrine system, including thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal, and endocrine pancreas.

Surgical oncology, including coordinated multimodality management of the cancer patient by screening, surveillance, surgical adjunctive therapy, rehabilitation, and follow-upSurgical oncology, including coordinated multimodality management of the cancer patient by screening, surveillance, surgical adjunctive therapy, rehabilitation, and follow-up.

Complete care of critically ill patients with underlying surgical conditions, in the emergency room, intensive care unit, and trauma/burn unitsComplete care of critically ill patients with underlying surgical conditions, in the emergency room, intensive care unit, and trauma/burn units

Comprehensive management of trauma, including musculoskeletal, hand, and head injuries. The responsibility for all phases of care of the injured patient is an essential component of general surgery.Comprehensive management of trauma, including musculoskeletal, hand, and head injuries. The responsibility for all phases of care of the injured patient is an essential component of general surgery.