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The General Surgery Department of this tertiary care centre possesses qualified personnel and all the modern equipments required for the major, complicated, critical and referred surgical patient. The State of the art equipments available include, laparoscopic surgical unit (karl storz, Germany), harmonic scalpel (Johnson & Johnson, USA), UPPER GI endoscope and colonoscope (Pentax, USA) etc.
Minimal access surgery is a key word in the field of surgery today. Our Department is regularly performing minimal access surgical procedures, both basic as well as advanced. Procedures being routinely done here include laparoscopic cholecystectomy, laparoscopic appendicectomy, laparoscopic adhesiolysis, diagnostic laparoscopy as well as advanced procedures like laparoscopic hernia repair and laparoscopic hemicolectomy.
The surgery department has been doing all major gastrointestinal surgical work with extremely good results and at very affordable and patient friendly rates. Diabetic foot is another area where the department is doing tremendous amount of work with a significant percentage of successful and useful limb salvage.
The Surgery department has been giving excellent surgery care to patients suffering from malignancies. All the units are performing curative palliative surgeries. We attend to patients of head and neck malignancy, breast, GI & Other general surgical malignancies. We work together with excellent Pathology and Oncology Departments.
Peripheral out reach:-
We reach out to the patients in the periphery through various camps organized by the department of Community Medicine of our hospital.
The department has been regularly taking part in the multidisciplinary medical camps organized by NSS and other organizations.
Each unit has 2 outpatient days per week and the consultation starts at 9.00am. All the patients present in the OPD are attended to. Advance booking and telephone booking are available. Special OPD days are run 6 days a week till 7.00pm to cater to the needs of the office going population.
Besides separate male and female general wards a variety of private wards are set apart with trained nursing personal to ensure quality care for surgical patients.
We have a 14 bedded surgical ICU with trained and dedicated nursing personnel for management of critically ill surgical patients. This surgical ICU is furnished with pulse oximeters, monitors, surgical ventilators and trained dedicated nursing personnel. Surgical ICU is manned by doctors round the clock.
Round the clock emergency service is provided in all surgical specialties. The emergency service is provided by the Emergency Surgical On-Call team which includes a Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Surgical trainee, Tutor and house surgeons.
Patients who need more than ward care but less than the intensive care in the surgical ICU are attended by the surgical nursing staff in â€˜Step down ICUâ€™. We have 12 beds for this arrangement.