What is General Surgery?

General surgery is surgical specialty studying the main abdominal regions of the gut system. 

General Surgeons are primary healthcare practitioners who have specialized in surgery for treating disease and repairing injuries. They are also responsible for performing diagnostic tests and post-surgical healing guidance. 

Usually, a General Surgeon will provide common surgical procedures for diagnostic purposes and curing the disease fully.  They will carefully evaluate your case and provide an individual diagnosis. They are also trained in general healthcare as well, which allows them to provide a relevant diagnosis on treating disease and injuries of the endocrine system glands, digestive organs, abdomen, and breast.  An experienced General Surgeon can also carry specialist specific surgeries. They are well-trained for giving the right surgical guidance, for the majority of medical cases. Nonetheless, the expertise of a general surgeon is not limited to just carrying out general surgeries, they are also trained for repairing surgeries and prescribing preventive medication.  

Gastroenterology Procedures and General Surgeries | Consult with General Surgeon


If you require appendix surgery, stomach, or intestinal surgery, you should be consulting with a General Surgeon right away. A general Surgeon can also treat gastrointestinal disorders. Apart from gastric issues, a general surgeon will also carry out biopsies, tissue removal, and tissue repair. In the case of surgical urgency, a general surgeon will be the first surgeon to be consulted with. Your General Surgeon will go through a thorough examination of your upcoming surgery and may suggest certain lifestyle changes to make.

Services by Healthwire Gynecologists

The services and treatments offered by our General Surgeon are, but not

limited to:

  • Appendectomy; This surgery involves the removal of the appendix. An appendix is the small pouch connected to your large intestine and may require immediate attention in case of consistent abdomen pain. 

  •  Breast Surgery- Many female general surgeons are now extending their services for various breast-related surgeries. Common surgeries include; Biopsy, Mastectomy, and  Lumpectomy. 

  • Colon and Rectal-Surgery- Surgeries related to Bowel Obstruction, Hemorrhoids, Diverticulitis, Colostomy, and much more. 

  • Hernia Repairment- This is usually when an organ protrudes through a weak or soft tissue. A hernia can happen in the chest, groin, thigh, abdomen, and chest area. 

  • Varicose Vein Removal- Removal of veins that bulge through the veins. 

  • Thyroid Removal 

  • Spleen Removal 

  • Gallbladder Removal 

  • Wound patching up after a severe injury

Certified General Surgeons in Pakistan | Just a Click Away!

A General Surgeon in Pakistan is a licensed medical healthcare practitioner who has undergone standard MBBS, followed by a specialization in General Surgery from a recognized institute. It is important for a General Surgery to carry a license for practicing from a recognized board or state. Pakistan has many top qualified General Surgery who are best in their field. In order to help you, Healthwire is providing you with easy access to Pakistan’s Best General Surgeons. You can find the complete list of both male and female General Surgeons from all over Pakistan with their detailed information of expertise, practicing location, and timings.

You can easily book an “Online Appointment” or even Opt for “Video Consultation” at your own ease, Anywhere, Anytime all over Pakistan by either Calling us at 04232500989 or download our Healthwire App to book appointments.

Frequently Asked Questions
Why would you see a general surgeon?

You generally require the expert opinion of a general surgeon when you have to undergo some minor or major surgery. A general surgeon is always recommended as a second opinion for more expert opinion on whatever surgery.

What kind of doctor is a general surgeon?

A general surgeon is basically a general physician who has specialized in surgery. They diagnose, treat, and regulate pre and postoperative patient care.

Why are general surgeons important?

General surgeons play quite a crucial role in emergency care and operations. They are often recruited in emergency wards and are well in demand in rural areas due to their wide range of skills.

What is the main difference between a surgeon and a general surgeon?

A surgeon will be the doctor who will have to specialize further in a specific field of medicine. A general surgeon on the other hand is trained to provide surgical procedures for common surgeries.

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