Experts in General & Laparoscopic Surgery at Fortis Hospitals, Mumbai
General surgery is a branch of surgical speciality that focuses on complex and interrelated organs of the abdomen including the oesophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, colon, liver, pancreas, gallbladder, appendix and the bile ducts. The speciality also has expertise in surgical management of diseases of the breast, skin, soft tissue, endocrine system and hernias. Due to technological advances today, depending on the type of surgery, various surgery methods are utilised such as open surgery, minimally invasive surgery and the latest, robotic surgery. In general, minimally invasive surgery is associated with less pain, fewer complications and faster recuperation.
Fortis Hospitals, General and Laparoscopic Surgery Department offers comprehensive surgical management for patients (adult and paediatric) with accurate diagnosis, timely and efficient treatment and excellent post-operative care. Department provides surgery techniques across the spectrum of diseases affecting the digestive, endocrine system and morbid obesity.
Based on patient’s diagnosis and clinical condition, centre has access to a variety of surgical procedures such as traditional open surgery (appendectomy, gallbladder removal, hernia) to highly advanced minimally invasive or key-hole surgeries (adrenalectomy, colectomy, splenectomy) including state-of-the-art robot-assisted and bariatric surgeries.
Our constant endeavour is to deliver a patient-friendly ecosystem with shorter recovery time and faster return to daily routine. We are the leading in the city for best surgical outcomes, at par with international standards.
Our surgery team have expertise in performing complex procedures with great precision and accuracy:
- General surgeons
- Laparoscopic surgeons
- Bariatric surgeons
- Well-trained operation theatre nurses, clinical nutritionists, physiotherapists and psychologists
The team is ably supported by intensive care specialists, infectious diseases specialists, radiologists and clinical pharmacologists.