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:
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 118 specialists practicing General Surgery in Vermont with an overall average rating of 4.3 stars. There are 28 hospitals in Vermont with affiliated General Surgery specialists, including University Of Vermont Medical Center, University of Vermont Health Network - Central Vermont Medical Center and Northwestern Medical Center.