United Hospital System is a leader in cardiovascular care. We provide the latest tests and procedures to diagnose and treat heart and vascular conditions.
Orthopedic care you can count on from a team you can trust
General surgery is a discipline of surgery having a central core of knowledge embracing anatomy, physiology, metabolism, immunology, nutrition, pathology, wound healing, shock and resuscitation, intensive care, and neoplasia, which are common to all surgical specialties. In most areas, the surgeon will be expected to be
competent in diagnosing and treating the full spectrum of disease.
A general surgeon has specialized knowledge and experience related to the diagnosis, preoperative, operative, and postoperative management, including the management of complications, in nine primary components of surgery, all of which are essential to the education of a broadly based surgeon:
For the treatment of both benign and malignant diseases. Links to patient education handouts provided by the American College of Surgeons
Including comprehensive preoperative and postoperative care utilizing a multidisciplinary team approach
Utilizing both surgical and office based procedures for both benign breast diseases and breast cancer