General Surgery Specialists in Florida

Miami (287)Tampa (234)Jacksonville (220)Orlando (178)Gainesville (107)
Weston (71)Boca Raton (69)Pensacola (66)Kissimmee (64)Sarasota (62)Fort Lauderdale (56)Fort Myers (56)Miramar (51)Naples (46)Ocala (39)Hollywood (38)Lakeland (35)Hialeah (35)Tallahassee (35)Pembroke Pines (35)Daytona Beach (34)Bradenton (33)Melbourne (33)South Miami (29)Brandon (28)Winter Park (28)Miami Beach (26)West Palm Beach (26)Stuart (24)Wesley Chapel (24)Clearwater (23)Panama City (22)Coral Gables (21)Altamonte Springs (20)Saint Petersburg (20)St Petersburg (20)Fort Walton Beach (19)Delray Beach (19)Cape Coral (18)Sebring (18)Aventura (17)Port Charlotte (17)Port Saint Lucie (17)Largo (17)Venice (16)Boynton Beach (16)Jupiter (15)Plantation (15)Winter Haven (15)Palm Beach Gardens (15)Lake Mary (15)Davenport (14)Eglin AFB (14)Fort Pierce (13)Sanford (13)Tavares (13)Saint Augustine (13)New Port Richey (13)Port St Lucie (12)Lake City (12)Brooksville (12)Orange Park (12)Lady Lake (11)Vero Beach (11)Deerfield Beach (11)Lutz (10)Atlantis (10)Oviedo (10)Bonita Springs (9)Zephyrhills (9)Coral Springs (9)Doral (9)Wellington (9)Margate (9)Ocoee (9)Bay Pines (9)New Smyrna Beach (9)Celebration (9)Spring Hill (9)Homestead (8)Okeechobee (8)Hudson (8)Ormond Beach (8)Rockledge (8)Leesburg (8)Port Orange (8)Ft Lauderdale (8)The Villages (8)Loxahatchee (7)Cocoa Beach (7)Riverview (7)St Augustine (7)Inverness (7)Tamarac (7)Lauderdale Lakes (7)Safety Harbor (6)Titusville (6)Palm Harbor (6)Jacksonville Beach (6)Palm Coast (6)Trinity (6)Riviera Beach (6)Palatka (6)Longwood (6)Fernandina Beach (6)Orange City (6)North Miami Beach (6)Deland (6)Sun City Center (6)Key West (6)Maitland (5)Crystal River (5)Davie (5)Milton (5)Defuniak Springs (5)Miami Lakes (5)Ponte Vedra Beach (5)Lakewood Ranch (5)Palm Bay (5)Winter Garden (5)Lake Wales (5)Gulf Breeze (5)Lake Worth (5)Tarpon Springs (5)Punta Gorda (4)Marianna (4)Pace (4)Destin (4)Apopka (4)Sunrise (4)Plant City (4)Palmetto Bay (4)Clermont (4)Panama City Beach (4)Niceville (4)Parkland (4)Saint Cloud (4)Fleming Island (4)South Pasadena (3)Sebastian (3)Key Biscayne (3)Clewiston (3)Santa Rosa Beach (3)Middleburg (3)Lehigh Acres (3)Pinecrest (3)Crestview (3)Seminole (3)Dade City (3)Marco Island (3)Oakland Park (3)Hallandale Beach (3)North Palm Beach (3)Englewood (3)Merritt Island (3)Debary (3)Estero (3)Marathon (3)

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 2608 specialists practicing General Surgery in Florida with an overall average rating of 4.3 stars. There are 392 hospitals in Florida with affiliated General Surgery specialists, including Adventhealth Orlando, Baptist Hospital Of Miami and Tampa General Hospital.