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General Surgery Information:

A general surgeon, despite its name, is a surgical specialty that focuses on abdominal organs, such as intestines including esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder and bile ducts, and often the thyroid gland (depending on the availability of head and neck surgery specialists). They also deal with diseases involving the skin, breast, and hernias. These surgeons deal mainly in the Torso.

General surgeons use the following procedures:
Hernia Repair
Liver Biopsy
Spleen Removal Surgery (Splenectomy)
Thyroid Removal Surgery (Thyroidectomy)
Tonsils Removal Surgery (Tonsillectomy)

Some subspecialties of a general surgeon are Trauma surgery, Laparoscopic surgery, Colorectal surgery, Breast surgery, Vascular surgery, Endocrine surgery, and Dermatological Surgery.