General surgery is a surgical disciplinary. General surgeons are not only responsible for performing operations for a wide range of common diseases, but they are also in charge of patient care before, during, and after surgery. General surgeons are educated to handle and treat a wide range of diseases and injuries that need a surgical procedure, regardless of which region of the body is afflicted. From anatomy, physiology, pathology, immunology, metabolism, and nutrition to wound healing, resuscitation, neoplasia, and critical care — general surgeons have a central core of knowledge shared by all medical specialties.
General surgeons are educated to offer preoperative, operative, and postoperative care to surgical patients, and full trauma treatment — and total care of severely sick patients with fundamental surgical problems. Surgeons examine interior tissues using a range of diagnostic methods, including endoscopy. They are trained to use specialized instruments for a variety of surgical operations. Despite its vast reach, general surgery often comprises surgery of the belly, peripheral vascular, skin, and neck. Orthopedic, neurologic, urologic, and thoracic operations are rarely performed by general surgeons. They are, however, typically conversant with other surgical specializations and can send their patients to other experts as needed. This specialization necessitates exceptional manual dexterity as well as the ability to make split-second judgments swiftly and decisively.
Role of a General Surgeon
Certain procedures, such as cardiac surgery or neurosurgery, necessitate the use of specialized surgeons, but not all. That is why general surgeons exist. A general surgeon is an expert in the whole surgical process, from initial examination to preparation, operation, and post-operative care. A general surgeon is well-versed in all nine fundamental fields of surgery, which are as follows:
- Digestive tract
- Skin and soft tissue, including breasts
- Head and neck
- Blood vessels and heart
- Endocrine system (hormones and glands)
- Cancer surgical therapy
- Traumatic injury surgical treatment
- Care for severely sick patients who require surgery
Most general surgeons are now conversant with minimally invasive procedures such as laparoscopy. Laparoscopic procedures use considerably smaller equipment, such as tiny cameras that let the surgeon view your body. Because of this specialized equipment, the surgeon is able to make considerably smaller cuts than they would with standard techniques.
General surgeons are well-versed in a wide range of illnesses and ailments. They will advise you on whether surgery is necessary and what type of surgery is best for you.
Our general surgeons at Orion Hospital collaborate with a variety of different experts throughout our facilities. Our general surgeons can collaborate with other specialists to determine the source of your abdominal problems using techniques such as diagnostic laparoscopy.
Orion Hospital places a focus on providing high-quality treatment at a reasonable cost to the people of Pune and the nearby region. We strive for excellence throughout the patient experience and to sustain exceptional clinical outcomes. We make sure to give the finest treatment to each and every patient.