General Surgery

general surgeryGeneral surgery is a wide-ranging area of medicine focusing on many parts of the body, but with special interest in the abdomen area and vascular procedures. General surgeons have an extensive set of skills and knowledge because they have to carry a large number of elective surgeries. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Digestive system
  • Abdominal area and its organs
  • Breast, skin and soft tissue
  • Head and neck including the salivary glands, parathyroid and thyroid
  • Vascular system
  • Endocrinology and diabetes
  • Surgical oncology

Common procedures

There are many common procedures under general surgery which our specialist Consultants are able to perform. Some of the most well-known procedures carried by general surgeons are to treat appendicitis, hernias, gallbladder, stomach and intestinal issues. Browse our wide-range of treatments.

Our Rapid Diagnostic Breast Clinic is also led by our Consultant general surgeons, who will be able to undertake specific investigative procedures related to breast care.

Our Consultant general surgeons can help diagnose, treat or manage your symptoms in order to improve your quality of life. We offer fast, direct and convenient appointments where the Consultant can decide the best route for you and develop a tailor made treatment package.

Find the right Consultant for you by clicking the arrow on the right.

For more information on General Surgery at BMI The Ridgeway Hospital please call 01793 814848 or enquire online.