Steinbaum, Jeremy Department of Surgery, University of Maryland Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland.
Imbembo, Anthony L. Department of Surgery, University of Maryland Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland.
- Gastrointestinal surgery
- Vascular surgery
- Transplant surgery
- Surgical oncology
- Trauma and critical care surgery
- Cardiothoracic surgery
- Plastic surgery
- Pediatric surgery
- Orthopedic surgery
- Neurological surgery
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The branch of medicine that deals with conditions or diseases requiring operative procedures. General surgery includes broad operative expertise and experience with diseases of the gastrointestinal tract and abdomen; benign and malignant diseases of the breast; disorders of the endocrine system, including the thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal glands; and vascular disease; as well as the comprehensive management of trauma. See also: Disease; Medicine
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