The department is equipped with all facilities and handled with care. All of our departments have well-integrated services.

General Surgery

Some of the most renowned surgeons in the region work in Choithram Hospital’s Department of General & Minimal Surgery. Consultants at the hospital are trained in laparoscopic surgery at prestigious international institutes and have gained exclusive experience at reputed government healthcare facilities. They are committed to providing patients with ethical and evidence-based surgical options at minimum cost.

Round-the-clock services

The General Surgery Department is composed of specialized units to promptly provide round-the-clock emergency and outpatient services. With its high-definition laparoscopic instruments, the General Surgery Department offers a wide range of open and laparoscopic abdominal surgeries, including gallbladder, appendix, spleen, and intestines. The management of emergency trauma and various types of hernias (incisional, femoral, umbilical, incisional, hiatus, etc.) is taken care of by the departmental staff. Surgical procedures are also routinely performed for salivary glands, thyroids, adrenals, breast, undescended testes, hydroceles, varicoceles, varicose veins, and anorectal disorders such as rectal prolapse, piles, fissures, and infections.

Why Choose Choithram Hospital for General Surgery?

In our Department of General Surgery, surgical interventions are provided for the endocrine system, the gastrointestinal tract, the liver, the colon, and other major parts of the body. Common procedures include the removal of the appendix, and gallbladder, colonoscopy, thyroidectomy, hernia, and bariatric surgery.

Aside from treating patients with skin diseases, soft tissue diseases, breast diseases, hernias, and trauma, the Department also provides proper management for patients with cancer in its early stages.

General Surgery at Choithram Hospital employs cutting-edge surgical techniques to provide its patients with high-quality care. Additionally, the department provides patients with a variety of treatments in the fields of gynecology, gastroenterology, and urology through laparoscopic and robotic surgeries (also called key-hole surgery or minimally invasive surgery). By using such advanced techniques, patients are able to recover more quickly with minimal tissue damage, minimal blood loss, low infection risks, and thus, less pain. Through the use of all the latest diagnosing and surgical techniques, the general surgery team provides complete patient safety and satisfaction.

Infrastructural support and laboratory facilities

As the hospital has been remodeled with the newest technology, sophisticated laboratory facilities have been installed, and state-of-the-art imaging services are available round-the-clock. We have experienced exponential growth in our General Surgery department by providing our patients with the best possible healthcare. In today's world, it is recognized as a modern and reliable center for emergency and routine surgical procedures.

Patients come here from all around the world to get guidance from the best tertiary referral center.

Using modern operative instruments and anesthesia machines, we perform all types of major and complicated procedures on a regular basis. Abdominal surgery includes major organ resections, laparoscopic minimally invasive procedures such as cholecystectomies, hernias, appendicectomia, resections, thoracic surgery, cancer surgery, including head and neck surgery, breast surgery, stapled anorectal procedures, and major traumas and emergency procedures. The operation theaters are staffed by highly trained and dedicated staff 24 hours a day.

Surgical center of excellence

In the past two decades, there have been several advances in surgery for digestive diseases. Several existing procedures have been refined with advances in surgical technology, as well as several new operations have been introduced. In response to these developments, Surgical Gastroenterology (GI surgery) has evolved into a super specialty to treat malignant and benign diseases of the digestive tract.

As a center of excellence for various surgical procedures, Choithram Hospital uses the latest technology for the following:

  • GI Surgery & Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Appendectomy
  • Bariatric Surgery including Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Diagnostic Laparoscopy
  • General Surgery that includes cyst removals, incisions & drainage of abscesses
  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Advanced Haemorrhoidal Surgery
  • Advanced Hernia Repair Surgery (for both adult and pediatric)
  • Gallbladder Surgery

When a surgery requires more than one type of specialist, the general surgery department often collaborates with other departments. It is common for general surgeons to work with specialists in the following:

  • Pancreatic and colorectal surgery
  • Viens and arterial surgery
    • Breast and endocrine surgery