Internal medicine specialists, diagnose and treat diseases in adults. An internist may act as your primary care physician, treating you for general illnesses as well as providing complex care. They are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, infections, and diseases affecting the heart, blood, kidneys, joints, and the digestive, respiratory, and vascular systems. A general internist handles the broad, comprehensive spectrum of illnesses that affect adults. General internists are recognized as experts in diagnosis, in treatment of chronic illness, and in health promotion and disease prevention they are not limited to one type of medical problem or organ system.
At Infinity care hospital, our general surgery team has created a compassionate, patient-centered environment designed to provide personalized medical, emotional and spiritual support to each one of our patients. We are proud to have some of the finest surgeons, nurses and staff who are leaders in their respective fields. Anesthesia is administered by board-certified anesthesiologists and, our clinical-support team is here to answer any questions you may have about your procedure and familiarize you with the people who will provide your care before, during and after surgery.
It is a surgical specialty that focuses on abdominal organs including esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, liver, pancreas, gallbladder, appendix and bile ducts, and often the thyroid gland .They also deal with diseases involving the skin, breast, soft tissue, trauma, Peripheral artery disease and hernias and perform endoscopic procedures such as gastroscopy and colonoscopy.
Surgery, whether elective or required, is done for a multitude of reasons. A patient may have surgery to:
Depending on the diagnosis, a patient has several surgery options: