General Surgery Specialists in Florida

Miami (277)Tampa (236)Jacksonville (195)Orlando (176)Gainesville (115)Boca Raton (65)Pensacola (61)Miramar (61)Fort Lauderdale (61)Sarasota (54)Kissimmee (52)Weston (48)Hollywood (37)Fort Myers (37)Naples (36)Ocala (35)Hialeah (33)Bradenton (33)Miami Beach (33)Pembroke Pines (32)Winter Park (32)Tallahassee (29)Largo (28)West Palm Beach (26)Lakeland (26)Daytona Beach (24)Lake Mary (24)Clearwater (24)South Miami (23)Lake City (22)Brandon (22)Melbourne (21)Saint Petersburg (21)Fort Walton Beach (19)Port Charlotte (19)Aventura (19)Stuart (18)Boynton Beach (18)St Petersburg (18)Altamonte Springs (18)Palm Beach Gardens (16)Panama City (16)Fort Pierce (16)Clermont (15)Wesley Chapel (15)Venice (15)Cape Coral (14)Coral Gables (14)Eglin AFB (14)Coral Springs (14)New Port Richey (14)Delray Beach (14)Lutz (14)Plantation (13)Sebring (13)Vero Beach (13)Orange Park (13)Davenport (13)Jupiter (12)Port Saint Lucie (12)Port St Lucie (12)Brooksville (12)Oviedo (11)Winter Haven (11)Wellington (11)Spring Hill (11)Atlantis (10)Ocoee (9)Sanford (9)Zephyrhills (9)Bay Pines (9)The Villages (9)Lauderdale Lakes (9)Leesburg (9)Saint Augustine (9)Hudson (9)Port Orange (8)Lake Worth (8)Ft Lauderdale (8)Homestead (8)Pompano Beach (8)Inverness (8)Tavares (8)Rockledge (8)Loxahatchee (7)Fernandina Beach (7)Orange City (7)North Miami Beach (7)Palatka (7)Deerfield Beach (7)Sun City Center (7)Palm Coast (7)Riviera Beach (6)Safety Harbor (6)Margate (6)Defuniak Springs (6)Palm Harbor (6)Okeechobee (6)Riverview (6)Key West (5)Doral (5)Lehigh Acres (5)Ormond Beach (5)Lakewood Ranch (5)Palm Springs (5)Crestview (5)Tarpon Springs (5)Crystal River (5)Jacksonville Beach (4)Cocoa Beach (4)Palm Bay (4)Marathon (4)Merritt Island (4)Marianna (4)Apopka (4)Longwood (4)Lady Lake (4)New Smyrna Beach (4)Bonita Springs (4)Gulf Breeze (4)Dade City (4)Sebastian (4)Milton (4)Tamarac (4)Deland (4)Ponte Vedra Beach (4)Destin (4)St Augustine (4)Trinity (4)Ponte Vedra (3)Dunedin (3)Sunrise (3)Englewood (3)Seminole (3)Hallandale Beach (3)Middleburg (3)Punta Gorda (3)Hurlburt Field (3)Titusville (3)South Pasadena (3)Key Biscayne (3)Plant City (3)Lake Wales (3)Coconut Grove (3)North Palm Beach (3)Clewiston (3)Winter Garden (3)Celebration (3)Niceville (3)Miami Lakes (3)
Learn more about General Surgery Specialists and how to choose the right one for you

Learn more about General Surgery Specialists

A general surgeon specializes in the surgical care of diseases, injuries and deformities affecting the abdomen, breasts, digestive tract, endocrine system, and skin. General surgeons treat many conditions affecting adults and children, including appendicitis, bowel obstruction, breast and colon cancer, gallstones, hernias, and pancreatitis.

A general surgeon typically: 

  • Evaluates the patient's medical history and determines if surgery is necessary
  • Teaches patients the surgical procedure to be performed, how to prepare for surgery, and what to expect during recovery
  • Orders and interprets laboratory and imaging tests and prescribes medications
  • Performs exploratory procedures, such as endoscopy, colonoscopy and laparoscopy
  • Performs a variety of surgeries, such as appendectomy, weight loss surgery, bowel obstruction repairgallbladder removal, hemorrhoid repair, hernia repair, mastectomy, and thyroidectomy

General surgeons may also be known by their area of expertise, such as gastrointestinal surgeon, cancer surgeon, or trauma surgeon. General surgeons may also be referred to simply as a surgeon.

There are 2455 specialists practicing General Surgery in Florida with an overall average rating of 4.3 stars. There are 354 hospitals in Florida with affiliated General Surgery specialists, including Adventhealth Orlando, Baptist Hospital Of Miami and Orlando Regional Medical Center.

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