General surgery

general surgeryGeneral 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 out a large number of elective surgeries.

Our experienced consultant general surgeons can help diagnose, treat or manage your symptoms in order to improve your quality of life. Here at BMI Woodlands Hospital, 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
  • Sports hernias
  • Crohn's disease
  • Colitis/Ulcerative colitis
  • Diverticulitis
  • Haemorrhoids
  • Prolapse
  • Fissures
  • Rectal bleeding
  • Colon polyps
  • Bowel cancer (diagnosis only)

You can make an appointment directly with BMI Woodlands Hospital 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.

To make an appointment or find out more information about our general surgery services please call 01325 341700, or make an online enquiry.