General Surgery Consultation
Specialty Physician Consultation – 1-hour examination and assessment with related review and treatment recommendations.
A surgical specialty that focuses on abdominal organs, e.g., intestines including esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder and bile ducts, and often the thyroid gland (depending on the availability of head and neck surgery specialists).
They also deal with diseases involving the skin, breast, and hernias. These surgeons deal mainly in the torso.
The total cost of a general surgery consultation includes a one-hour consultation with a specialist.
Not included are diagnostic studies, consultations with additional specialists, and cost of complication management; travel, food, and lodging.