General surgery

A wide-ranging area of surgery with many subspecialties, many related to the abdomen.

Overview

General surgery is an overall term under which many of our surgeons practice – about 80% of all surgery is carried out by a general surgeon.

Each of our general surgeons is a specialist in a particular field of abdominal surgery, as well as breast and skin conditions.

Our general surgeons work within multidisciplinary teams for complex conditions such as cancer and liver disease.

Related conditions

Some conditions treated by our General Surgeons include:

  • Appendicitis
  • Inguinal hernia
  • Goitre
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Breast cancer
  • Bowel cancer
  • Stomach cancer
  • Liver cancer
  • Skin cancer
  • Colitis

Related treatments

Some of the treatments carried out by our General Surgeons include:

  • Appendix removal surgery
  • Gallbladder removal surgery
  • Inguinal hernia repair
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroid lobectomy
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Breast reconstruction
  • Mastectomy
  • Lumpectomy
  • Sleeve gastrectomy
  • Gastric band surgery
  • Gastric bypass surgery
  • Haemorrhoidectomy
  • Fistulotomy

Related diagnostics

Some of the diagnostics used in general surgery include:

  • Gastroscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Ultrasound guided biopsy
  • CT / MRI guided biopsy
  • Transoesophogeal echocardiogram
  • Laparoscopy
  • Capsule endoscopy
  • Mammogram
  • Fibreoptic endoscopic evaluation
  • Liver biopsy
  • Videofluoroscopy

Why choose us?

  • Leading consultant care – internationally renowned general surgeons with specialised experience all fields of abdominal surgery.
  • Extensive team – specialists, nurses and consultants who work in their own fields and as part of multidisciplinary teams throughout the hospital.
  • State-of-the-art diagnostic imaging – onsite ultrasound and MRI, reported by specialist radiologists.
  • Fully equipped for severe and complex cases – experienced in treating severe cases of cancer and diseases of the abdomen.
  • Central London location – easily accessible by train and The London Underground.

“I had a great experience at the Cromwell Hospital; the staff were amazing, and is another level of professionalism compared to other hospitals I’ve stayed in.”

Lorne, patient

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