General surgeons perform many routine general surgical procedures, but also may specialize in colon and rectal surgery, hernias, removal of masses and gallbladder surgery.
General surgery, despite its name, is a surgical specialty that focuses on abdominal organs, e.g. intestines including esophagus, stomach, colon, liver, gallbladder, bile ducts and hernias.
Laparoscopy: Tiny Incisions. Better Surgical Options.
By making smaller incisions, surgeons avoid a multitude of complications possible with more traditional procedures. That’s why most of the surgeons who practice at the Mississippi Valley Surgery Center perform laparoscopic surgical procedures.
These minimally invasive procedures include: laparoscopic hernia surgery, abdominal or groin hernia, laparoscopic colon surgery, and reflux surgery.