Quality Care

A specialist specifically trained and qualified to provide surgical care of the whole patient. The General Surgeon Specialist has expertise in the evaluation and comprehensive treatment Of patients with injuries and illnesses involving a wide range of systems and anatomical regions.

The General Surgeon Specialist, by training, interest, and professional ethics, is dedicated to the total care of the surgical patient and to coordination of the whole episode of care, consulting with other specialists when appropriate.

Inclusive Care

The General Surgeon Specialist coordinates the patient’s surgical care with emphasis on quality, access, and cost-effectiveness.


The General Surgeon Specialist’s areas of major responsibility include comprehensive surgical care of:

  • The alimentary tract
  • Breast
  • Abdomen and its contents, including the pelvis
  • Oncology
  • Trauma
  • The skin, soft tissue and musculoskeletal system
  • Head and neck
  • Chest
  • Vascular system
  • Endocrine system