Resident's Guide to General Surgery and Digestive Surgery

Head of the Teaching Unit:
Xavier Serra Aracil

Natalia Bejarano González, Anna Pallissera Lloveras

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Accredited places: 2 per year

MEF Program Summary

The specialty

General and Digestive System Surgery is the specialty of Medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases that affect the digestive tract (esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, rectum, anus, liver, bile ducts). and pancreas), associated glandular organs (head, neck, and breast), retroperitoneum, abdominal wall, skin, and soft part.

On the other hand, it also deals with the initial approach and the resolution, up to a certain level of complexity, of the urgent surgical pathology that belongs to other surgical specialties (vascular surgery, thoracic surgery, urology, maxillofacial surgery, plastic surgery). and pediatrics), which gives this specialty a broad training base, both for care and for research and teaching.

Service description

The General Surgery and Digestive System Service of the Consorci Corporació Sanitària Parc Taulí in Sabadell (Barcelona) is made up of 7 units:

  • Esophageal-gastric surgery unit
  • Abdominal wall surgery unit
  • Hepato-biliary-pancreatic surgery unit
  • Colorectal surgery and proctology unit
  • Head-neck, breast and melanoma surgery unit
  • Emergency surgery unit
  • Primary care surgery


The service consists of 27 surgeons d'staff, and 10 doctors in training (MEF). It also has the support of an administrative.