General Surgery Specialists in Florida

Miami (292)Jacksonville (252)Tampa (248)Orlando (205)Gainesville (120)
Pensacola (68)Weston (68)Fort Myers (66)Boca Raton (63)Kissimmee (57)Miramar (56)Sarasota (52)Fort Lauderdale (50)Ocala (47)Hollywood (42)Naples (41)Daytona Beach (39)Bradenton (37)Tallahassee (36)Melbourne (35)Hialeah (34)Pembroke Pines (34)Lakeland (31)Panama City (30)Coral Gables (29)Brandon (27)Miami Beach (25)Plantation (25)West Palm Beach (24)Winter Park (24)Stuart (23)Altamonte Springs (22)South Miami (22)Clearwater (21)Boynton Beach (20)Port Charlotte (20)Fort Walton Beach (18)Largo (18)Palm Beach Gardens (18)Brooksville (17)Cape Coral (17)Delray Beach (17)Sebring (17)Fort Pierce (16)Jupiter (15)Lake Mary (15)Wesley Chapel (15)Aventura (14)New Port Richey (14)Venice (14)Winter Haven (14)Atlantis (13)Eglin AFB (13)Saint Petersburg (13)St Petersburg (13)Deerfield Beach (12)Lake City (12)Orange Park (12)Sanford (12)Tavares (12)Davenport (11)Doral (11)Port Saint Lucie (11)Vero Beach (11)Homestead (10)Lady Lake (10)Loxahatchee (10)Lutz (10)Margate (10)Ocoee (10)Saint Augustine (10)Wellington (10)Bay Pines (9)Coral Springs (9)Hudson (9)Leesburg (9)Port St Lucie (9)Rockledge (9)Spring Hill (9)Trinity (9)Zephyrhills (9)Celebration (8)Clermont (8)Cocoa Beach (8)Longwood (8)New Smyrna Beach (8)Ormond Beach (8)Oviedo (8)Port Orange (8)St. Petersburg (8)Tamarac (8)The Villages (8)Winter Garden (8)Deland (7)Inverness (7)Lake Worth (7)Okeechobee (7)Orange City (7)Palm Coast (7)Safety Harbor (7)St Augustine (7)Bonita Springs (6)Davie (6)Jacksonville Beach (6)Key West (6)Maitland (6)Miami Lakes (6)North Miami Beach (6)Palatka (6)Palm Harbor (6)Riverview (6)Riviera Beach (6)Apopka (5)Crystal River (5)Defuniak Springs (5)Destin (5)Fernandina Beach (5)Fleming Island (5)Ft Lauderdale (5)Lakewood Ranch (5)Lauderdale Lakes (5)Milton (5)Palm Bay (5)Palmetto Bay (5)Ponte Vedra Beach (5)South Pasadena (5)Tarpon Springs (5)Titusville (5)Crestview (4)Englewood (4)Gulf Breeze (4)Lake Wales (4)Niceville (4)Oakland Park (4)Parkland (4)Plant City (4)Punta Gorda (4)Saint Cloud (4)Santa Rosa Beach (4)Sebastian (4)Sun City Center (4)Arcadia (3)Clewiston (3)Dade City (3)Deltona (3)Hallandale Beach (3)Lehigh Acres (3)Mangonia Park (3)Marathon (3)Marco Island (3)Marianna (3)Merritt Island (3)Miramar Beach (3)North Palm Beach (3)Pace (3)Palm Springs (3)Pompano Beach (3)Seminole (3)Sunrise (3)

Learn more about General Surgeons

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 2755 specialists practicing General Surgery in Florida with an overall average rating of 4.3 stars. There are 434 hospitals in Florida with affiliated General Surgery specialists, including Adventhealth Orlando, Baptist Hospital Of Miami and Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical Center.