The department of general surgery at Umkal Hospital provides modern and state of the art surgical treatment to the patients.
The department deals with all sort of surgical emergencies including trauma, peritonitis, appendicitis intestinal obstruction, peripheral vascular injuries, thoracic injuries and perforations.
At Umkal Hospital, we have two Operation Theatres which are equipped with the latest operating instruments. Manned round the clock by skilled Surgeons and Anesthetist.
General surgery mainly focuses on abdominal organs such as pancreas, gallbladder, esophagus, stomach, appendix, bile ducts, liver, colon and small bowel etc.
The best hospital for general surgery are there for various surgical procedures. The department 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 and Gall Bladder Surgery. The Department often collaborates with other departments to do surgeries that need more than one kind of specialists.
The Laparoscopy has allowed surgeons to perform the same procedures as in traditional open surgery, using small incisions (keyhole surgery) instead of large incisions. Major benefits of these surgeries are no large scars, reduced postoperative pain, reduced hospital stay, quicker return to normal physical activities and early return to work. Apart from establishing all laparoscopic procedures as routine the due to its leadership in innovation of laparoscopic surgery.