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Who are surgeons?

Not all doctors are surgeons but all surgeons are required to go through the usual medical training and degree that includes both medicine and surgery. Doctors who have completed the qualification are then required to undergo special surgical training. This allows surgeons to practice in a variety of environments to bring their surgical skills to use.

A surgeon is a medical doctor who has been trained to treat diseased body parts, organs, or tissues. They specialized in diagnosing conditions that require surgical procedures to be performed. They on the basis of need can change the physical appearance of the human body and perform pre-op procedures.

To put it into the simplest of terms, surgery means to cut a specific tissue of the patient’s body for treatment or diagnosis of a disease. In other cases, wounds are treated through surgical interventions too. Surgeons diagnose causes of illnesses, injuries, internal bleeding, and other malfunctions too.

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What different types of surgeries are performed by surgeons?

Surgeries might differ from highly complex to uncomplicated ones. Surgeons are to lead a surgical team consisting of surgical technicians, nursing staff, helpers, and anaesthetician. Surgeries require doctors to stay highly attentive before and during the procedure as they involve having human life at stake.

A few important types of surgeries based on their urgency and procedure requirements have been stated below:

  • Emergency surgery – is performed in case of cases when saving the life of an individual or saving his limbs or organs is vital. Non-elective surgeries are similar to these too.
  • Elective surgery – planned beforehand but is urgent
  • Therapeutic surgery – performed to help improve the health of the patient
  • Cosmetic surgery – aimed to help improve one’s physical outlook.

What are the different types of surgeons?

Surgeons are classified based on the parts of the body they treat and specialize in. They are also differentiated based on the different types of techniques they use. a few types have been given here:

  • General surgeon – a surgeon that has specialized to treat various conditions from almost all parts of the body
  • Pediatric surgeon – deals with infants, children, and adults
  • Obstetric and gynecologic surgeon – deals with expectant women, newborn babies, and females with reproductive issues such as infertility.
  • Colorectal surgeon – deals with surgical problems related to the intestine, colon, and gastric tract.
  • Urologist surgeon – deals with kidney, urinary bladder, urethra, testes, etc.
  • Vascular surgeon – deals with the surgical procedures required for the circulatory system on the whole.
  • Musculoskeletal – these are orthopedic surgeons who surgically treat the skeletons, ligaments, muscles, tendons, and other deformities related to these.

What signs should make one see a surgeon at the earliest?

  • When non-surgical, medical procedures have failed to cure your pain or problem
  • When the problem is worsening and you’re getting no comfort
  • When your general physician or specialist suggests you go for a surgical treatment
  • Have been diagnosed with a condition such as injured tissues, malfunctioning organs, a cancerous formation, a fibroid, appendicitis, or other disorders.
  • When you need organ transplantation
  • When you require the implantation of an electronic device inside the body
  • When you wish to get your physical appearance changed.