General Surgery

General surgery is a wide-ranging area of medicine that focuses especially on the abdominal area. General surgeons have an extensive set of skills and knowledge because they have to carry a large number of elective surgeries. Whether you live in Suffolk or further afield you can be seen quickly at BMI St Edmunds.

Our experienced consultant general surgeons can help diagnose, treat or manage your symptoms in order to improve your quality of life. Here at The BMI St Edmunds Hospital located in the heart of Bury St Edmunds, we offer fast, direct and convenient appointments where the consultant can decide the best route for you and develop a tailor made treatment package.

Conditions we treat and manage include:

  • Gallstones
  • Hernias
  • Crohn's disease
  • Colitis/Ulcerative colitis
  • Diverticulitis
  • Haemorrhoids
  • Prolapse
  • Fissures
  • Rectal bleeding
  • Bowel cancer and colon polyps

Making an appointment

You can make an appointment directly with The BMI St Edmunds Hospital by calling 01284 701371 or if you prefer, you can ask your GP to refer you (this is necessary if you have private medical insurance). Should you wish to use your private medical insurance, please ensure that your private healthcare provider is able to cover the treatment that you would like to have before you embark upon a treatment plan.