General surgery is concerned with the treatment of diseases of multiple organ systems.
A general surgeon is a specialist prepared to manage a broad spectrum of surgical conditions affecting almost any area of the body, including the head and neck, breast, abdomen, extremities, and the gastrointestinal, vascular, and endocrine systems.
- Abdominal trauma
- Inflammation and stones of the gallbladder
- Inguinal hernia
- Tumors of the intestines/colon and breast
- Breast lumpectomy
- Hernia repair