General Surgery

General surgery is a surgical specialty that focuses on abdominal contents 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,
  • • soft tissue,
  • • and hernias.

The Division of General Surgery provides comprehensive surgical consultation and care in many subspecialties including colon and rectal surgery, trauma and burn, pediatric surgery, endocrine surgery, bariatric surgery and multidisciplinary hepatobiliary pancreas surgery. Our skilled surgeons are fellowship trained in various specialties and many are renowned across the country, or around the world, as leaders in their respective disciplines.