General surgery is the specialty dealing with abdominal surgical problems such as gallbladder stones, appendix, hernia, and colo-rectal problems such as haemorrhoids (piles). Thyroid and breast disorders are also treated under general surgery, as are several kinds of benign (non-cancer) growths such as lipoma, cysts, etc. in various parts of the body. Majority of general surgical procedures are now performed as laparoscopic procedures (Minimally Invasive Surgery).
Samar Hospital specializes in the following categories of General Surgery:
Colorectal surgery – The rectal and minor colon diseases are also treated under the colorectal procedure falling under general surgery. Some of the major diseases treated under this surgical procedure include ulcerative colitis, rectal cancer, hemorrhoids and gastrointestinal bleeding.
Abdominal surgery – such as Gallbladder removal (Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy), Hernia repair, Appendicectomy, Hemicolectomy
Breast surgery – Non cosmetic breast surgery procedures, such as mastectomy and lumpectomy for treatment of breast cancer.
Endocrine surgery – Endocrine surgery procedures involve primarily the thyroid glands in the neck. Thyroidectomy is the most common procedure in this category.
Surgical Oncology – Surgical oncology is a branch of general surgery which deals with the treatment of various cancers in the abdomen and breast. Surgeries include Modified Radical Mastectomy and lumpectomy in the breast, and various types of intestinal resections in the abdomen.
For further information on General Surgery procedures and cost, please call us and consult any of our general surgeons. We assure you an accurate description of the procedure along with days stay and pricing for the procedure.