General Surgery Resources
Resources for Patients at Washington Township Medical Foundation
This page contains resources for our general surgery patients at Washington
Township Medical Foundation in Fremont. General surgery involves procedures
of the abdominal organs, which include the esophagus, thyroid, stomach,
small intestine, colon, pancreas, gallbladder, bile duct, and liver. While
abdominal organs are typically treated, doctors within this specialty
must possess extensive training in treating a wide range of conditions.
General surgeons often treat patients with a range of surgical procedures
performed on various parts of the body.
General surgeons must have a wide-ranging understanding of the conditions
affecting patients and encompassing metabolism, immunology, pathology,
wound care, shock / resuscitation, intensive care, anatomy, physiology,
neoplasia, and more. They must be able to diagnose and operate on the
ailments and conditions that affect the abdominal organs. A general surgeon
must also be able to stay current on updates within the field, which include
new techniques and approaches to surgery including minimally invasive
Our general surgery team at Washington Township Medical Foundation is highly
skilled and experienced, and dedicated to excellence as we maintain the
highest standards of patients care. We also believe in the importance
of education as part of what we do. Learn more about general surgery on
this page, or contact our office if you have questions about preparing
for surgery. These videos from Dr. Dugoni may help answer some questions
you have in preparation for your procedure.