There are many medical conditions that are treated by general surgeons. Most typically perform laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery for problems such as hernias and gallstones. Consultants usually sub-specialise in different areas such as colorectal, upper GI, vascular and weight loss surgery.
Common conditions seen by a general surgeon:
- Abdominal pain
- Acid reflux
- Colorectal cancer
- Diseases of the colon, rectum, and bowel
- Lumps and bumps
- Rectal bleeding
- Stomach and oesophageal cancers
- Varicose veins
- Vascular disease
Procedures and services offered:
Our General Surgery Consultants
Upper GI surgery
Upper Gastrointestinal (GI) surgeons treat a number of diseases of the upper digestive system. This includes problems such as stomach and oesophagus cancers, acid reflux, and hiatus hernias.
Colorectal (lower GI) surgery
Colorectal surgeons treat a number of diseases affecting the bowel, rectum and small intestines. Common procedures seen by our colorectal surgeons include problems with haemorrhoids, rectal bleeding and cancers of the bowel.
Our vascular surgeons see patient's about vascular problems including 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
Our bariatric surgeons offer a number of surgical and non-surgical options for patients who are interested in weight loss procedures. To find out more about our weight loss service, click here.