MS - General Surgery, MBBS
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Dr. Ajay Gupta is a General Surgeon and Laparoscopic Surgeon in Aundh, Pune and has an experience of 25 years in these fields. Dr. Ajay Gupta practices at Medipoint Hospital in Aundh, Pune. He completed MS - General Surgery from B J Medical College, Pune in 1992 and MBBS from University of Pune in 1982. He is a member of Indian Medical Association (IMA). Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band,Hair Transplant Surgery,Laparoscopic Sleeve Resection,Gastric Plication and Laparoscopic Surgery etc.
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.