A paediatric surgeon specialises as a general surgeon with advanced knowledge in diagnosing and treating premature and newborn infants alongside children and adolescents.

Their expertise encompasses the identification and rectification of fetal anomalies, surgical repair of congenital defects, management of injuries in young patients, and providing care for paediatric cancer cases.

Additionally, they address conditions commonly seen in adults by general surgeons, including appendicitis, hernias, acid reflux, and bowel obstructions, tailoring their approach to meet the unique needs of the paediatric population.

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