MS - General Surgery, MBBS, MCh - Urology
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Dr. Karrthik Krishnamurthy is a General Surgeon,Urologist and Urological Surgeon and has an experience of 16 years in these fields. He completed MS - General Surgery from Stanley Medical College & Hospital , Chennai in 2008,MBBS from PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and Research in 2004 and MCh - Urology from Stanley Medical College & Hospital , Chennai in 2015. He is a member of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSED),Delhi Urological Society,Urological Society of India (USI),Association of Southern Urologist and Association of Surgeons of India (ASI). Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Urethrotomy,Laser Fistula Treatment,Prostate Cancer Surgery,Urology Consultation and Piles Surgery etc.
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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.