General surgery is a surgical speciality in the area of medicine that deals with the surgical treatment of abdominal contents including the oesophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder and bile ducts. General surgery also deals with health conditions involving the breast, soft tissue, skin, accident/trauma, peripheral vascular surgery and hernias. General surgery requires great skill in decisions making for the treatment in complex cases. It is also important for the surgeon to possess a vast spectrum of knowledge, and take up the responsibility to manage patients in all the phases of the treatment process.
Our general surgeons at Ankura Hospital for Women and children are extremely competent in their diagnosis, treatment and patient management, including operative intervention.
A certified general surgeon demonstrates vast knowledge and experience in treating medical conditions affecting the following:
- Alimentary Tract
- Abdomen and Abdominal Contents
- Breast, Skin and Soft Tissue Trauma
- Diseases of the Endocrine System
- Surgical Critical Care
- Surgical Oncology