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General Surgery Exam Overview
How many hours is the General Surgery Exam?
The General Surgery Exam is 5 hours.
How many questions is the General Surgery Exam?
The General Surgery Exam is 250 questions.
What topics are covered on the General Surgery Exam?
Topics include: Abdomen; Alimentary Tract; Vascular; Medical Knowledge; Radiology; Outcomes and Ethics
General Surgery Exam MCQs (4,748)
Our question bank for the General Surgery Exam covers four Cognitive Difficulty Levels:
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- Health Maint Prevention Public Health - 77 questions
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- Pathophysiology - 2018 questions
- Patient Education - 141 questions
- Prognosis Complications - 2975 questions
- Toxicology - 69 questions
- Treatment Medical - 1463 questions
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Stefan D Holubar MD, MS, FACS, FASCRS Director of Research Cleveland Clinic American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery Cleveland OH
Aditya Gupta MD, FACS Assistant Clinical Professor in Surgery Director of Bariatric Surgery Mount Sinai Hospital, University of Illinois at Chicago FACS Oak Park IL
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