General Surgery


General surgery is a surgical speciality that focuses on abdominal contents including esophagus, stomach, small bowel, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder and bile ducts, and often the thyroid gland . They also deal with diseases involving the skin, breast, soft tissue, trauma, peripheral vascular surgery and hernias.

Infrastructure

  • The General Surgery department at Medicare Hospital offers tertiary care facilities i.e. conventional as well as laparoscopic surgical procedures from very simple small swelling to most complicated trauma & other surgeries.
  • General surgeons perform consultation and surgery on medical conditions involving the breast, endocrine system, gastrointestinal tract, colon, liver, pancreas and rectum.

Services Offered

General

  • Hydrocele & Varicocele
  • Varicose Vein Surgeries
  • Ulcer, Wound & Abscess surgeries
  • Excision of Swelling & Lumps
  • Lymph node biopsies
  • Circumcision

Diabetic Foot & Vascular Diseases Management:

Abdomen

  • Retroperitoneal tumors
  • Ventral hernia (open and laparoscopic)
  • Incisional hernia (open and laparoscopic)
  • Inguinal hernia (open and laparoscopic)
  • Femoral hernia

Trauma & Amputation Surgeries:

Endocrine

  • Thyroid: nodules, cysts, cancer, hyperthyroidism
  • Parathyroid: parathyroidectomy (standard and minimally invasive)
  • Adrenal
    • Cushing syndrome
    • Pheochromocytoma (open and minimally invasive)
    • Adenoma (open and minimally invasive)
    • Aldosteronoma (open and minimally invasive)
    • Cancer

Breast

  • Cysts, lumps, cancer, nipple discharge
  • Breast-conserving surgery
  • Mastectomy
  • Sentinel lymph node biopsy
  • Axillary dissection

Stomach

  • Cancer &GI stromal tumors, Lymphoma
  • Peptic ulcer, Gastroparesis and postgastrectomy syndromes

Liver

  • Primary and metastatic liver tumors
  • Intrahepatic and hilar cholangiocarcinoma
  • Benign tumors and cysts
  • Surgical shunts for portal hypertension

Biliary Tree

  • Gallstones – laparoscopic cholecystectomy
  • Benign biliary strictures
  • Cancer of the gallbladder
  • Extrahepatic bile duct cancer

Pancreas

  • Pancreatic and periampullary cancer
  • Islet cell tumors
  • Cystic tumors of the pancreas

Spleen

  • Open and minimally invasive splenectomy

Intestine

  • Malignant tumors of the small intestine
  • Diverticula
  • Obstruction and fistulae
  • Pile, Fissure & Fistula -in -Ano Surgeries
  • Colon cancer
  • Disease of the appendix- Open & Laparoscopic Appendectomy