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General Surgery

The General Surgery Department at Life Care Hospital is an extremely well equipped and modernized Department with some of the finest equipments of the modern era. The Department has been carefully and thoughtfully built, staffed and equipped keeping the future in mind and proudly boasts of an advanced unit designed to provide "one-stop" surgical care and services under one roof, for the convenience of all patients: ranging from pre-admission testing through discharge.

Equipment and Facility

The Center features six identical operating suites, which are among the largest in the nearby area. This allows the efficacy to perform the most complex and demanding procedures with efficiency and safety. The center also provides excellent and well equipped SICU setup for all operated patients.

About The Department

The department provides regular services in multiple fields; including minimally invasive surgery, Hepato - biliary and pancreatic surgery, thoracic and thoracoscopic surgery, plastic & reconstructive surgery, endocrine and breast surgery, vascular surgery and cancer surgery.

The department extends services round the clock, in emergency care for traumatic and non-traumatic cases and offers consultation and care of patients suffering from chronic wounds and chronic venous insufficiency and patients with benign and malignant diseases of the breast.

The Division of General Surgery provides care in the following specialties:

Breast Clinic And Surgery

Life Care Hospital provides a high quality breast screening service. The objective is to detect breast cancer in its early stage and thereby reduce the overall mortality from breast cancer

The center also has the facility of the mammography machine for early detection of cancer cases. Patients with all types of breast lumps benign or malignant are managed with wide excision / lumpectomy/ quadrantectomy/ mastectomy.

Lactating females with galactocele or breast abscess are also dealt with multi- disciplinary approach.

Endocrine And Neck Surgery

The surgical team of the hospital deals with all endocrine pathologies requiring surgery; as:

  • thyroid disorder (thyroidectomy for thyroid nodules or malignancy),
  • parathyroid disorder or
  • adrenal disorders

Cases requiring neck dissection due to the presence of neck nodes with occult primary; are also undertaken at the hospital’s surgery department.

Thoracic Surgery

The center provides care in the field of thoracic injuries and diseases like

  • ICD: trauma, haemothorax, pneumothorax, empyema
  • Decortications : loculated empyema
  • Lobectomy : SOL lung

Gastrointestinal Surgery

The surgical division is dedicated to providing comprehensive surgical care for patients with basic and complex gastrointestinal diseases. Management of a variety of benign and malignant GI disorders cases via open and laparoscopic approaches are undertaken in the following areas:

  • Repair of primary, recurrent, and complex abdominal wallhernias
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease, hiatal hernias, and achalasia
  • Gallbladder disease
  • Colon and rectal cancer
  • Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis
  • Enterocutaneous fistula and short bowel syndrome
  • Anorectal disease including rectal prolapse, incontinence

Gastrointestinal Surgery

Doctors at Lifecare offer the latest in diagnosis and treatment in the disorders of the colon, rectum and anus. Areas of expertise include:

  • Colon and rectal cancer and polyps
  • Inflammatory bowel disease — Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis
  • Diverticulitis and diverticular disease
  • Anal problems such as hemorrhoids, fistula and fissure
  • Motility problems of the colon, such as constipation

Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery

Patients are offered a wide range of surgical and non-surgical treatment options for their condition, and counselled at length prior to rendering treatment. Surgery is performed only in cases which has the clinical feasibility and possibility

  • Gallbladder and biliary disease
  • The unit is involved in the management of gallstone disease along with benign and malignant diseases of the gallbladder. The expertise extends to management of benign and malignant diseases involving the bile duct system that drains bile from the liver to the intestine.

  • Liver disease
  • Specialist treatment of liver diseases which include benign as well as malignant tumors of the liver and also other infectious conditions affecting liver like hydatid disease and liver abscess are performed at the hospital.

  • Pancreatic disease
  • Benign pancreatic diseases like acute and chronic pancreatitis are managed conservatively with ICU care or surgical intervention as required. Following stringent evaluation, the surgical team offers whipples surgery, triple bypass surgery and lateral pancreatico-jejunostomy.

    Other benign condition like pseudo cyst of pancreas are managed by cysto-gastrostomy or cysto- jejunostomy.

The team strongly believes and practices in letter and spirit in delivering the above mentioned care in a timely fashion to anyone referred to the service regardless of geographical area of referral.

Plastic And Reconstruction Surgery

The team manages a comprehensive range of conditions involving congenital deformity, cancer and injury-related deformity and loss of function, as well as diverse problems such as facial paralysis and pressure sore surgery.

It also manages large burn injuries and burn contractures.

Vascular Surgery

The surgical team provides emergency and elective treatment for patients with conditions of the vascular system, excluding the cardiac system.

Many vascular conditions can now be treated in a less invasive manner, using interventional radiology. Surgery is however required for the more complex conditions and the same is practised at this hospital.

Vascular disease affects the arteries and veins that carry blood throughout the body. The service provides treatment for patients with arterial diseases (Periferal vascular diasease ) and venous diseases( varicose veins, venous ulcer and Deep vein thrombosis)


The team provides surgical care for all problems or conditions affecting children that require surgical intervention. The team offers service for various paediatric surgical conditions like phimosis, hernia, hydrocele, obstruction, intusscception.

Genito-Urinary Surgery

The team of surgeons at Lifecare Hospital deals with all diseases of genitourinary system including benign , malignant and calculus disorders

    Renal: renal calculus(pyelolithotomy, nephrolithotomy), nephrectomy (benign/malignant condition)

    Ureter: calculus (ureterolithotomy),ureteric implantation

    Bladder:calculus ( cystolithotomy), SPC

    Prostate: BEP, cancer

    Testes: hydrocele, torsion, testicular cancer

Laparoscopic Surgery

Laparoscopic surgery which is the trend of the modern era in minimal invasive surgery; has been carefully setup at this hospital with detailed attention to housing the latest and the finest Laparoscopes for conducting all types minimal invasive surgery


Surgeons at the hospital efficiently and expertly handle all types of malignancies related to thyroid, breast, GIT, GUT and sarcomas. The hospital has all the facilities to manage all such patients; in the best professional manner possible.

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