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The Department of General Surgery works with the best General Surgeons in Coimbatore that focus on the contents of the abdomen such as the stomach, small bowel, oesophagus, liver, colon, pancreas, gall bladder, bile ducts, and thyroid gland, among others.

General surgeons in the department have collectively performed thousands of surgical procedures over the decades. From laparoscopic hernia surgeries to thyroid surgeries to diabetic foot ulcer surgery, many patients have benefited from their treatment. In short, their expertise is unrivalled.

Since 2006, the Department of General Surgery has been certified by the National Board of Examinations to conduct the DNB course in general surgery. We administer treatment on an out-patient basis to nearly 20,000 patients every year and more than a thousand receive treatment on an in-patient basis.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do all hernias need surgery?
Yes. Hernias cannot be treated medically.
Hernias may get complicated and need emergency surgery.
No. They need to be investigated and treated accordingly.
Thyroid gland is a butterfly shaped gland in front of the neck. Thyroid swellings may or may not be cancerous and after investigating can be treated medically or surgically.
No, it may be fissure, piles, fistula, or cancer of the rectum. To be confirmed by examination and investigation.


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