General surgery, despite the name, is actually a surgical specialty. We not only perform surgeries for a wide range of common ailments, but are also responsible for patient care before,during, and after surgery.
Dermatology is the branch of medicine dealing with the skin, nails, hair and its diseases. It is a specialty with both medical and surgical aspects. A dermatologist is a doctor that treats diseases, in the widest sense, and some cosmetic problems of the skin, scalp, hair, and nails.