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In general, the Surgery specialty is very male-centric with 79% of providers reporting as male as compared to 20% reporting as female. People living in California, Texas, Pennsylvania, New York, and Florida enjoy living in one of the 5 most popular states/territories where Surgery providers practice. In all, there are 50,662 registered Surgery providers in the United States with over 4,149 of those located in California alone while around 3,542 chose to practice in Texas. Surgery providers have been assigned the 208600000X taxonomy code in the NPI registry, which is a Level II Classification. Click here for more information about medical specialty types.
Overall, Surgery specialists practice in 54 different states/territories and can be categorized into 8 different Surgery sub-specialties: Hospice and Palliative Medicine (Surgery), Pediatric Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Surgery of the Hand, Surgical Critical Care, Surgical Oncology, Trauma Surgery, and Vascular Surgery.
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A general surgeon has expertise related to the diagnosis - preoperative, operative and postoperative management - and management of complications of surgical conditions in the following areas: alimentary tract; abdomen; breast, skin and soft tissue; endocrine system; head and neck surgery; pediatric surgery; surgical critical care; surgical oncology; trauma and burns; and vascular surgery. General surgeons increasingly provide care through the use of minimally invasive and endoscopic techniques. Many general surgeons also possess expertise in transplantation surgery, plastic surgery and cardiothoracic surgery.
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