General Surgery

There are many medical conditions that are treated by general surgery. General surgeons typically perform laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery where possible for problems such as hernias and gallstones. General Surgeons usually sub-specialise in different areas such as colorectal surgery, breast surgery and varicose vein surgery.

Common conditions seen by a general surgeon

  • Hernias
  • Gallstones
  • Diseases of the colon, rectum, and bowel
  • Haemorrhoids
  • Acid reflux
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Rectal bleeding
  • Abdominal pain
  • Stomach and oesophageal cancer
  • Breast conditions
  • Obesity
  • Varicose veins

Upper GI surgery
Upper GI surgeons treat a number of diseases of the upper digestive system. This includes problems such as stomach and oesophagus cancers, and acid reflux.

Colorectal/ Lower GI surgery
Colorectal surgeons treat a number of diseases affecting the bowel and small intestines. Common procedures seen by our colorectal surgeons include problems with haemorrhoids, rectal bleeding and cancers of the bowel.

Breast surgery
Our specialists can help diagnose and investigate any lumps which are of concern. If a breast lump needs to be treated, your surgeon will suggest the best course of treatment going forward. To find out more, click here.

Varicose vein surgery
Our vascular surgeons offer a number of treatment options for removing varicose veins. After your consultation and a scan of your veins, our surgeon will recommend a treatment option suitable for your needs. To find out more, click here.

Weight loss (bariatric) surgery
The Montefiore Hospital offers free mini consultations for patients who are interested in weight loss surgery. To find out more about our weight loss service, click here.

Booking an appointment
To book an appointment with one of our Consultant General Surgeons please complete our online enquiry form or call:
01273 828 148 for self-funding bookings
01273 828 030 for insured bookings

Procedures offered by The Montefiore Hospital