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General Surgery

General Surgery

SSNMC Hospital has a well-established department of surgery and surgical gastroenterology, which focuses on laparoscopic and hepato-pancreato-biliary surgery.

The department performs a wide range of surgeries from simple procedures to complicated oncological surgeries. All trauma patients are evaluated by the surgical team. The department has highly qualified and experienced surgeons who are trained in reputed institutes and are backed with the latest infrastructure to provide the highest standards of care.

Laparoscopic surgery is a preferred technique which is an advanced minimally invasive surgical technique where the surgeon operates through a single entry point to minimise scars, reduce bleeding and pain and enable the patient to recover faster.

Surgeons at SSNMC Hospital are specialised in managing hernias, gall stones, gastrointestinal disorders, haemorrhoids, obesity and so on.

The department also runs comprehensive clinics coordinating with other specialists like breast cancer clinic, thyroid clinic, diabetic foot clinic, proctology clinic, and vascular clinic which provides the patient with more holistic care.

This department is supported by a 24-hour laboratory, blood bank, ICU, radiology and emergency services to ensure patient receive highest level of care in a timely manner.

All Medical Procedures

  • Abdominal ultrasound scan test
  • Cholecystectomy
  • Myomectomy
  • Rectal prolapse surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Vasectomy: an effective form of male birth control

Treatments and Procedures

  • HERNIA
    • Surgery for hernias - inguinal, abdominal and umbilical
  • GENITOURINARY
    • Adrenalectomy
    • Excision of urachal cyst
  • HEAD AND NECK
    • Total thyroidectomy
    • Thyroid lobectomy
  • LIVER/BILIARY/PANCREAS
    • Drainage of abscess
    • Cholecystectomy
    • Pancreaticojejunostomy
    • Repair of liver laceration
    • Cholecystoenteric anastomosis
    • Splenectomy
  • LAPAROSCOPY
    • Exploratory laparoscopy – with/without biopsies
    • Laparoscopic appendicectomy
    • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy
  • BREAST
    • Mastectomy and breast reconstruction
    • Removal of benign lesions
  • DIGESTIVE SYSTEM
    • Oesophageal resection
    • Repair of perforated gastric/duodenal ulcer
    • Repair of paraesophageal/diaphragmatic hernia
    • Oesophageal myotomy, abdominal approach
    • Small bowel resection
    • Partial colectomy, colostomy (Hartmann)
  • SKIN
    • Skin grafting
    • Incision and drainage, debridement
    • Excision of pilonidal cyst
    • Wound closure, laceration repair
    • Excision of lipomas
    • Removal of sebaceous cysts