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What does a
gall bladder surgeon do?
Gall bladder surgeons
treat Cholelithiasis (gall stones) and all conditions associated with the gall
bladder and gallstones. Conditions
treated include acute or chronic inflammation of the gall bladder
(cholecystitis), cancer of the gallbladder, complications associated with
gallstones such as Obstructive jaundice and Gallstone pancreatitis, conditions caused by blockages in the supply
of bile into the digestive tract (Cholestasis ), conditions caused by blockages
to the common bile duct or the duct leading into it from the gallbladder such
as Choledocholithiasis and Biliary colic and Gallstone ileus which is
caused by the obstruction of the bowel by a gallstone.
Gall bladder surgeons are general surgeons who have had further training in the diagnosis and treatment of benign and malignant diseases associated with the gall bladder.
Regulation of private gall bladder surgeons
There are two professional bodies in the UK which represent general surgeons: