General surgery is a surgical procedure that focuses on all the parts of surgery. General surgeon may specialise into one or more surgical disciplines. The surgery that they perform includes Laparoscopic surgery, colorectal surgery, breast surgery, vascular surgery, endocrine surgery, transplant surgery, surgical oncology, cardiothoracic surgery, pediatric surgery etc.
A general surgeon is a physician who has been educated and trained in the diagnosis and preoperative, operative, and postoperative management of patient care. Surgery requires knowledge of anatomy, emergency and intensive care, immunology, metabolism, nutrition, pathology, physiology, shock and resuscitation, and wound healing.
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