General surgery is usually referred to surgical treatment that focuses on trauma to the oesophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas and gallbladder. This type of surgery can vary from emergencies to a day case. Highly specialised surgeons will determine the surgery you will require.
Trauma Surgery/ Surgical Critical Care/ Laparoscopic Surgery/ Colorectal Surgery/ Pedriatic Surgery/ Vascular Surgery/ Endocrine Surgery/ Transplant Surgery/ Surgical Surgery/ Cardiothoracic Surgery
General surgery consists of procedures that focus on skin, soft tissue and parts of the anatomy which do not include areas such as bone and major organs like the heart, lungs, kidney, reproductive organs and the brain which require specialist surgeons to carry out these specific treatments.
General surgery also includes treatment of the thyroid gland and deals with diseases involving the skin, breast, soft tissue, trauma, peripheral vascular surgery and hernias in addition to endoscopic procedures such as gastroscopy and colonoscopy.