MBBS, MS - General Surgery, FRCS - General Surgery
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Dr U Vasudeva Rao is a General Surgeon at Dr Malathi Manipal Hospital in Jayanagar, Bangalore. He has done specialisation in Laparoscopic and Vascular Surgery. Dr Rao is an MBBS graduate from Kasturba Medical College, Manipal. He has obtained his fellowship from Royal College of Surgeons, Glasgow United Kingdoms. Dr Rao has also acquired Master of Science degree in Vascular Surgery. He has past affiliations with various hospitals in and around London as Senior Registrar for over 10 years before returning to Bangalore to join Dr Malathi Manipal Hospital in 1991. Dr Rao is the Governing Council member and Hon. Treasurer of Association of Surgeons of India. He is also the President elect of Surgical Society of Bangalore. Dr Rao is known for his knowledge contribution through books and many publications.
1 clinic for General Consultation
98, Kodihalli, Landmark: HAL Bus Stop, Bangalore
08:00 - 01:00
Tue - Wed, Fri - Sat
12:00 - 03:00
01:00 - 06:00
Q: Who is a general surgeon?
A: A general surgeon is a doctor highly skilled in surgery of a wide range of and most commonly occurring diseases.
Q: What are the procedures for which a general surgeon can perform surgery?
A: A general surgeon performs surgery for digestive tract (oesophagus and related organs), abdomen and its contents, appendicitis, hernia, gallbladder, breast, skin, and soft tissue and endocrine system.
Q: Can a general surgeon peform surgery for cancer treatment?
A: A surgeon who has completed his training in general surgery and, then specialized in oncology can perform surgery for cancer treatment.
Q: How general surgeon is different from a specialist surgeon?
A: A general surgeon is highly skilled in surgical procedure for various parts of the body. They are also trained in pre, during and post-operative surgical critical care and injury due to accidents. However, a specialist surgeon, after having training in general surgery, gets additional training in a particular speciality related to a specific system of the body. e.g. orthopedic surgery
Q: Can a general surgeon do the surgery for appendicitis?
A: Removal of appendicitis is called as appendectomy and is a common surgical procedure performed by a general surgeon.
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