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General Surgery

General Surgery is a surgical specialty that focuses mainly on organs like the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, liver, pancreas, gallbladder, appendix, bile ducts, etc. General Surgeons must have experience in surgical critical care, surgical oncology, and Trauma. A general surgeon has to be educated in diagnosis and preoperative, operative, and postoperative management of patient care. And also the surgical treatment of the alimentary tract.


At PRK Hospitals we have followed the below general surgical procedures.

  1. Breast Biopsy
  2. Breast Biopsy,
  3. Open/Lumpectomy
  4. Hemorrhoids
  5. Laparoscopic Colon
  6. Resection
  7. Laparoscopic Nissen
  8. Fundoplication
  9. Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
  10. Lung Surgery
  11. Thyroid Surgery
  12. Varicose Veins
  13. Ultrasound
  14. Appendectomy
  15. Esophageal Surgery
  16. Gallbladder Removal
  17. Hernia Repair
  18. Wound Repair

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    General Surgeons use various surgical procedures to remove injuries and promote health and healing at the earliest. These doctors are called for surgery on almost all parts of the body like the abdomen, breasts, endocrine system, digestive system, etc.

    A general surgeon is specialized and experienced in preoperative and postoperative management that includes nine primary components:

    Alimentary tract
    Breast skin and its tissue
    Head and neck and the tumors in this area
    Vascular system
    The endocrine system includes the thyroid, parathyroid, endocrine pancreas, etc
    Surgical oncology
    Complete care for critically ills patients

    Frequently Asked Questions
    Why would I see a general surgeon?

    You may see a general surgeon for multiple reasons that occur in the esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder, skin or breast.

    Single site laparoscopy is one of the latest advances in minimally invasive surgery, reducing the amount of incisions to a single site. In traditional laparoscopic surgery, the surgeon makes three to six small incisions in multiple sites, inserts instrumentation through the incisions and performs the surgery. With single site laparoscopy only one incision is made through the navel. All of the instruments used in the surgery go through this single incision. All laparoscopic surgery offers significant advantages over open surgery, including shorter hospital stays, faster recovery time and reduced postoperative pain and complications.

    Robotic-assisted surgery is the least invasive and often most effective procedure available. Addressing the shortcomings of other types of surgery, robotic surgery offers many advantages to both patient and doctor. It combines the effective control of open surgery with the less invasive approach of laparoscopy.

    Most patients are referred to see a General Surgeon from their own physician. If you aren’t sure if we can help you with your problem, call us, and our staff will be happy to answer your specific questions about the services we provide.