General Surgery is the surgical specialty that focuses on the management and surgical treatment of conditions that affect almost any area of the body.
It deals with a wide range of surgical problems. Whenever possible, the latest non-invasive and minimally invasive techniques (also called as Laparoscopy) are utilized. For problems that cannot be treated with these methods, traditional open operative methods are used.
The Department of General Surgery deals with a range of surgical ailments and emergencies. In addition to treating minor swellings, the surgeons are adept at complex abdominal surgeries and trauma cases. Most abdominal surgeries are performed through laparoscopy (keyhole surgery). Backing this team of highly skilled surgeons are trained nurses and technicians and state-of-the-art operation theatres equipped with the latest technology.
General surgeons care for a wide range of conditions, from cancer to obesity. General surgery is a surgical specialty that focuses on the complex and interrelated organs in the abdomen. These include:
- Small bowel
- Bile ducts
General surgery includes a full suite of specific sub-specialties, led by capable surgeons strategically determining the right procedure best suited for your personal diagnosis. Our experienced surgical teams bring together a culmination of expertise and treatment care plans in specific sub-specialties:
- Head and neck
- Gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary
- Colon and rectal
As one of the pioneers in the region for minimally invasive surgery, our team is skilled to perform complex operations such as:
- Minimal access surgery
- Robotic surgery
- Trauma, emergency surgery
- Reconstructive and therapeutic surgery
Your individual needs will be assessed by our experienced doctors and nursing staff, and managed accordingly. We have specialized services catering for children and adults, as well as for those who opt for elective surgery or require emergency treatment.
General surgery department comprises of highly experienced senior surgeons and competent staff. Here we focus mainly on abdomen, breast, thyroid gland and hernias. Operations of the esophagus, stomach, colon, liver, gall bladder, bile duct are done with key-hole technology. Laparoscopic surgical techniques are used whenever possible since the benefits are many including smaller incisions, less post-operative discomfort, quicker recovery, shorter hospital stay, faster retum to full activity and minimal scars.
We believe that a good surgeon is a “craftsman” first and next a patient’s confidant who takes charge of the entire planning process, starting with diagnosis, surgery and ending with good post operative care.
A centre of excellence for various surgical procedures the centre uses latest technology for GI Surgery & Laparoscopic Surgery, Laparoscopic Appendectomy, Bariatric Surgery including Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Bypass Surgery; Diagnostic Laparoscopy, General Surgery including cyst removals, incision & drainage of abscesses, Abdominal Surgery, Advanced Haemorrhoidal Surgery, Advanced Hernia Repair & Hydrocele Surgery (adult and paediatric), Gall bladder Surgery.
The Department often collaborates with other departments to do surgeries that need more than one kind of specialists. General surgeons work with specialists in hepato-biliary, pancreatic and colorectal surgery, venaes and arterial surgery, breast and endocrine surgery.