A general surgeon is trained to perform a wide variety of surgical treatment options including disease or reconstruction of the breast, hernia surgery, appendectomy, gall bladder surgery and others. General surgeons also provide lymphedema management.
Internal medicine physicians are specialists who diagnose and treat a wide variety of diseases affecting adults; internists provide medical rather than surgical treatment.
Orthopedic medicine focuses on prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of problems associated with the musculoskeletal system. In addition to general orthopedic physicians and surgeons, Physician Group of Arizona has orthopedic surgeons who further specialize in hand, sports medicine and total joint replacement.