General surgery is a surgical specialty that primarily focuses on abdominal organs such as the gallbladder, liver, appendix, pancreas, stomach, and intestines. However, general surgeons may also treat other areas of the body including glands, breasts, arteries, veins, and skin.
General surgeons are trained in everything from diagnosis to preoperative, surgical, and postoperative procedures. Because they deal with such a broad range of diseases that may require surgery, general surgeons undergo extensive training in many different surgical techniques involving various parts of the body.
Slidell Memorial Hospital Physicians Network offers you a number of general surgeons who are highly qualified and experienced in all aspects of this surgical specialty.