A general surgeon has expertise Related to the diagnosis - preoperative, operative and postoperative management - and management of complications of surgical conditions in the following areas: alimentary tract; abdomen; breast, skin and soft tissue; endocrine system; head and neck surgery; pediatric surgery; surgical critical care; surgical oncology; trauma and burns; and vascular surgery. General surgeons increasingly provide care through the use of minimally invasive and endoscopic techniques. Many general surgeons also possess expertise in transplantation surgery, plastic surgery and cardiothoracic surgery.
|Total number of Surgeons on Doctor.com:||51736|
|Percentage of Surgeons who are listed as "Board Certified" on Doctor.com:||100%|
|Surgeons listed on Doctor.com have been practicing for an average of:||28.5 year(s)|
|Average ProfilePoints™ score for Surgeons:||35/80|
|Average Overall User Rating for Surgeons:||4 (out of 5)|