MBBS, MS - General Surgery, DNB - Urology/Genito - Urinary Surgery
26 Years Experience Overall (23 years as specialist)
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Dr. Ghosh holds special interest in Uro-oncology including cancers of kidneys, bladder & prostate, with specializations in robotic & laparoscopic surgeries having worked with some renowned robotic surgeons since 2006. Dr Ghosh holds special interest in renal transplantation with experience in minimally invasive technique of graft retrieval and now robotically assisted recipient surgery. He pioneered the initiation of robotic surgery in private hospitals and has been actively involved in shaping the robotic surgery program at Medanta along with Vattikuti Foundation.
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.