Competent authority Authority
General surgeon (m/f)
German: Facharzt/Fachärztin für Allgemeinchirurgie

Fields of work

General surgeons mainly work in hospitals, clinics attached to institutes of higher education and specialist medical practices in fields such as outpatient surgery. They also find employment with health centres. They may also be employed in medical research or teaching.

Professional experience

General surgeons diagnose and treat surgical illnesses, injuries and malformations. Their tasks also include the selection of appropriate follow-up care procedures.

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