Dr. Jacob Skiwski
Children’s Health Center of Columbus

Surgery

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Surgery Definitions

Surgery
Surgery is a medical specialty that uses operative manual and instrumental techniques on a patient to investigate and/or treat a pathological condition such as disease or injury, to help improve bodily function or appearance, or at times other reasons.

General Surgery
General Surgery is a medical specialty that uses operative manual and instrumental techniques on a patient.

Abdominal Surgery
ABDOMINAL SURGERY

Bariatric Medicine
BARIATRIC MEDICINE

Bariatric Surgery
Also known as weight loss surgery, Bariatrics Surgery is performed on the stomach and intestine of people who are obese for the purpose of losing weight.

Cardiothoracic Surgery
CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY

Cardiovascular Surgery
Cardiovascular Surgery is a surgery performed on the heart and/or great vessels performed by a cardiac surgeon.

Colon & Rectal Surgery
Colon and Rectal Surgery is a field in medicine that deals with disorders of the rectum or anus. Physicians specializing in this field of medicine are more commonly called colorectal surgeons, or less commonly, proctologists.

Dermatologic Surgery
DERMATOLOGIC SURGERY

Hand Sugery
HAND SURGERY

Head & Neck Surgery
HEAD & NECK SURGERY

Hyperbaric Medicine
HYPERBARIC MEDICINE

Knee Surgery
KNEE SURGERY

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
ORAL & MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY

Surgery & Disease of the Breast
SURGERY & DISEASE OF THE BREAST

Surgical Critical Care
SURGICAL CRITICAL CARE

Surgical Oncology
Oncology is the branch of surgery which focuses on the surgical management of malignant cancer.

Thoracic Surgery
Thoracic Surgery is the field of medicine involved in the surgical treatment of diseases affecting organs inside the thorax/chest. Generally treatment of conditions of the lungs, chest wall, and diaphragm. Thoracic surgery is often grouped with cardiac surgery and called cardiothoracic surgery.

Transplant Surgery
TRANSPLANT SURGERY

Trauma Surgery
TRAUMA SURGERY

Vascular Surgery
Vascular Surgery is the specialty of surgery that manages diseases of the vascular system, or arteries and veins via medical therapy, minimally-invasive catheter procedures, and surgical reconstruction.