Riverside General Surgeons
Your surgeon can also handle the treatment of complications from surgery should any arise. In the case of many emergency surgeries, a general surgeon is likely to be the doctor responsible for your care. General surgeons also treat victims of accidents and/or trauma and are responsible for all phases of care for the injured patient.
- Medical school: Four years
- Training and experience in surgery including experience in endoscopy, surgical intensive care, and emergency care: Five years
- Many general surgeons specialize and have additional training in the form of fellowships.