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General surgeons are trained to provide high quality care, including diagnosis, preoperative, operative and postoperative areas, including managing complications. They typically operate in these areas of the body:

  • Abdomen and it's contents, including the pelvis
  • Alimentary (gastrointestinal) tract
  • Breast Surgery
  • Chest Surgery
  • Endocrine (glands that secret hormones) system
  • Head and neck Surgery
  • Oncology (cancer)
  • Skin, soft tissue and musculoskeletal system
  • Trauma
  • Vascular (vessels that carry or circulate fluids in the body) system

*General surgeons also perform surgery for critically ill patients.

Most Common Surgeries Performed by Surgeons at Mission Hospital Include:

Cancer Surgery

Cancer surgery usually requires more extensive open surgery. Some cancer procedures include:

  • Breast cancer
  • Colon
  • Skin and soft tissue (also handled by plastic and ENT surgeons)
  • Stomach, liver, pancreas and gallbladder

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