UnityPoint Health Memorial Hospital

General Surgery

General Surgery

What does a "General Surgeon" do?

A certified general surgeon demonstrates broad knowledge and experience in conditions affecting the:

  • Alimentary Tract
  • Abdomen and its Contents
  • Breast, Skin and Soft Tissue
  • Endocrine System

In addition, the certified general surgeon demonstrates broad knowledge and experience in:

  • Surgical Critical Care
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Trauma

A general surgeon works closely with other specialists involved in each patient's care to diagnose and provide timely surgical intervention for complex conditions.

 

 

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