General surgery is a surgical specialty that focuses on alimentary canal and abdominal contents including the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, liver, pancreas, gallbladder, appendix and bile ducts, and often the thyroid gland.
Below is a list of the most common general surgical procedures we perform:
The patients require emergency care –Some injuries can be so severe the patients would require surgery ASAP.
The patients need both pre and post-surgical care –The general surgeon is expected to have knowledge in the evaluation and diagnosis such as interpreting existing medical records and radiologic results, surgical treatment.
Minimally invasive surgeries are recommended -Minimally invasive surgeries are considered breakthroughs since they require only small incisions and promote quicker and more precise surgical operation.
The most common procedures our general surgeons perform involving the upper digestive tract are gallbladder removal and GERD/acid reflux surgery.