General Surgery Rotation

The general surgery service provides a wide range of clinical experiences, with a particularly rich experience in minimally invasive surgery These services include laparoscopic cholecystectomy, common bile duct manipulation, laparoscopic appendectomy, as well as a wide range of advanced laparoscopic procedures. Cedars-Sinai is an international leader in endoscopic surgery, with major clinical and research programs.

During rotation on the general surgery service, experience will be gained in:

  • Gastrointestinal surgery
  • Minimal access surgery
  • Endocrine surgery
  • Abdominal surgery
  • Alimentary tract and digestive system
  • Liver, biliary tract and pancreas
  • Ambulatory surgery and outpatient care
  • Urologic surgery
  • Otolaryngology / head and neck surgery
  • Plastic surgery
  • Emergency room
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