MBBS, MS - General Surgery
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Prof. T K Thusoo has a long surgical experience of more than 40 years. He has been an examiner in surgery for University of Delhi & other Indian Universities for both under graduate & post graduate courses. He has more than 40 publications both in National & International Journals. He has special interest in Endocrine Surgery, particularly Thyroid & Parathyroid Surgery & also Breast Surgery, apart from having rich experience in GI & Laparoscopic Surgery being on the faculty of prestigious teaching hospital viz. Maulana Azad Medical College & Associated Lok Nayak & G B Pant Hospitals, New Delhi.
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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.