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General Surgery

The General Surgery Department of Medicana Hospitals provides a wide range of services for evaluating and managing various disorders. Our team of skilled surgeons is prepared to offer the most excellent standard of care, utilizing the most recent methods and tools to produce the best results for our patients.

Our offerings consist of:

Abdominal Surgery: At Medicana Hospitals, abdominal surgery entails the diagnosis and treatment of diseases that affect the stomach, intestines, liver, gallbladder, and appendix. Our team of skilled surgeons is prepared to offer the most excellent standard of care, utilizing the most recent methods and tools to produce the best results for our patients.

The following are a few of the frequent procedures the abdominal surgery department performs:

Surgery to strengthen a weak spot in the abdominal wall that causes organs or tissues to protrude through is known as hernia repair.

  • Gallbladder surgery: Gallbladder removal may be required if the patient has gallstones or other issues relating to the gallbladder.
  • Diverticulitis surgery:If a patient has a chronic ailment, diverticulitis, surgery removes a portion of the colon.
  • Surgery for gastrointestinal cancer:Removal of tumors or malignant growths in the intestines or stomach.
  • Bariatric surgery: Patients who need to lose weight may benefit from procedures like sleeve gastrectomy or gastric bypass.


Our surgeons have a proven track record of success and a wealth of experience performing these operations. We also offer a multidisciplinary approach to guarantee that patients receive the finest care possible—specialists, including anesthesiologists, nurses, and dietitians.

  • Endocrine Surgery : Endocrine surgery is used at Medicana Hospitals to identify and treat diseases that affect the thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal, and pancreatic endocrine glands. Hormones produced by these glands control various body processes, including metabolism, growth, and development.
     Our team of skilled surgeons is prepared to offer the most excellent standard of care, utilizing the most recent methods and tools to produce the best results for our patients. The following are some of the frequent procedures our Endocrine Surgery Department regularly performs:


  • Thyroid surgery : Located at the front of the neck, the thyroid gland creates hormones that control metabolism. A thyroidectomy is surgery to remove all or a portion of the thyroid gland. It can be required if the patient has a thyroid nodule, thyroid cancer, or other thyroid-related issues.


  • Parathyroid surgery : The parathyroid glands, situated in the neck next to the thyroid gland and responsible for producing hormones that control blood calcium levels, must be removed. The removal of one or more parathyroid glands is accomplished through parathyroid surgery, commonly referred to as a parathyroidectomy. This can be required if the patient has a parathyroid tumor or hyperparathyroidism.


  • Adrenal surgery:The adrenal glands, situated above each kidney, are responsible for producing hormones that control the body's reaction to stress, blood pressure, and other processes. Surgery to remove all or a portion of the adrenal gland is referred to as an adrenalectomy. This might be required if the patient has an adrenal tumor or other issues relating to the adrenals.


  • Pancreatic surgery:The pancreas is a vital organ situated behind the stomach. It produces enzymes that aid food digestion and hormones controlling blood sugar levels. A pancreatectomy, sometimes called pancreatic surgery, removes all or part of the pancreas. This can be required if the patient has a pancreatic tumor or other issues relating to the pancreas. 


  • Breast Surgery: Medicana Hospitals' Breast Surgery Department provides a wide range of treatments to diagnose and treat breast illnesses. Breast cancer surgery, including breast-conserving surgery, mastectomy, and reconstruction options such as breast implants and flap reconstruction, is a specialty of our team of highly skilled and experienced doctors.


We also provide breast reduction and breast lift procedures for individuals who want to enhance the appearance of their breasts. Our department uses the newest tools and methods to achieve the most outstanding results for our patients. We also offer thorough pre-and postoperative care, counseling, and support services. Patients can take advantage of our 30 years of knowledge, extensive hospital network, and international accreditations by choosing Medicana Hospitals for breast surgery. Patients and our professionals collaborate to ensure they get the best possible care.

Among the many services provided by Medicana Hospitals' Breast Surgery Department are the following:

  • Breast Cancer Surgery : Breast-conserving surgery (lumpectomy) and mastectomy are among the surgical treatments for breast cancer that our team of highly skilled and experienced surgeons specializes in (removal of the entire breast). Additionally, when necessary, we offer chemotherapy, hormone therapy, and postoperative radiation therapy.


  • Breast Reconstruction : For patients who have undergone mastectomy, we provide a range of reconstruction alternatives, such as breast implants, autologous reconstruction (using the patient's tissue), and nipple-sparing mastectomy.


  • Breast Reduction : For patients with enormous, heavy breasts that are physically uncomfortable or painful, we offer breast reduction surgery.


  • Breast Lift : Our doctors also conduct breast lift surgery to lift and contour sagging breasts.


  • Benign Breast Illness : In addition to identifying and treating fibroadenomas, cysts, and other mild breast abnormalities, our team also diagnoses and treats benign breast disease.


Comprehensive pre- and postoperative care, including counseling and support services, are all things we offer.

Colorectal Surgery : The Medicana Hospitals' Colorectal Surgery Department provides a wide range of services, such as:

  • Colorectal Cancer Surgery : Our highly skilled and experienced surgeons use bowel resection, colectomy, and proctectomy to treat colorectal cancer. When necessary, we also offer chemotherapy and radiation therapy after surgery.
  • Surgical treatment for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) : We provide intestinal resection, strictureplasty, and ileoanal pouch surgery for patients with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.


Hemorrhoids, anal fissures, and rectal prolapse are among the surgical procedures that our doctors also conduct.

  • Pelvic Floor Surgery: We provide fecal incontinence, rectocele, and enterocele surgery.

Comprehensive pre- and postoperative care, including counseling and support services, are all things we offer.

  • Gastrointestinal Surgery : For the diagnosis and treatment of illnesses and problems affecting the gastrointestinal tract, including the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, and rectum, Medicana Hospitals' gastrointestinal surgery department provides a comprehensive range of treatments. The department is staffed with skilled surgeons focusing on minimally invasive procedures, including robotic and laparoscopic surgery, which can lead to less discomfort, quicker healing times, and smaller incisions.
  • Esophageal surgery is one of the procedures provided, and it is used to treat diseases like acid reflux, hiatal hernias, and esophageal cancer. Fundoplication, which tightens the valve between the esophagus and stomach to stop acid reflux, and esophagectomy, which includes the removal of all or a portion of the esophagus, are two procedures that may be used.

  • Gastric surgery : This type of procedure addresses obesity and problems like stomach cancer and ulcers. Two procedures that may be used are a gastrectomy, which involves removing all or a portion of the stomach, and a gastric bypass, which entails rerouting the digestive system to shrink the stomach and encourage weight loss.


  • Hepatobiliary Surgery : This type of surgery treats conditions affecting the liver, gallbladder, and bile ducts, such as liver cancer, gallstones, and bile duct cancer. Procedures include a liver resection, in which the liver is partially or entirely removed, and a cholecystectomy, in which the gallbladder is removed.


  • Pancreatic Surgery : The pancreas can be operated on to treat problems like pancreatic cancer, pancreatitis, and cysts. Distal pancreatectomy involves removing the pancreas' tail, and pancreatectomy, which involves removing all or a portion of the pancreas, are two possible procedures.


  • Anorectal surgery : Hemorrhoids, anal fissures, and anal cancer are among the problems that can be treated with this kind of surgery. Hemorrhoidectomy, which involves removing the hemorrhoids, and sphincterotomy, which entails severing the sphincter muscle to reduce pain and enhance bowel control, are two procedures that may be used.


  • Trauma and Critical Care Surgery : The Trauma and Critical Care Surgery division of Medicana Hospitals provides various services for patients who have sustained severe wounds or have life-threatening illnesses. Our medical staff and team of skilled surgeons are experts at offering cutting-edge care to patients who have suffered injuries to the head, neck, spine, chest, abdomen, and limbs.


  • Trauma Surgery : Our surgeons have the training and experience necessary to treat patients who have sustained traumatic injuries such as fractures, dislocations, and soft tissue injuries. We use the most up-to-date methods and tools to treat injuries and help patients recover quickly and thoroughly.


  • Acute Care Surgery : We also provide critical care surgery for patients who are extremely ill or have sustained severe traumas. Our staff closely collaborates with other medical specialists to deliver the best care and guarantee that patients get the right therapy as soon as possible.


  • Critical Care Surgery :  Our essential surgeons specialize in treating critically ill patients. We employ cutting-edge methods and tools to give patients with severe injuries or life-threatening disorders the best care possible.


  • Surgical Intensive Care Unit:Our surgical intensive care unit (ICU) is staffed by critically ill patients requiring round-the-clock care from highly skilled critical care surgeons and nurses.


  • Burn Care : Our burn care unit employs surgeons and nurses with extensive experience treating burn victims. We use cutting-edge methods and tools to give burn victims the best care and aid in their quickest and most complete recovery.


  • Surgical Oncology : The Department of Surgical Oncology at Medicana Hospitals is dedicated to surgical cancer management. Each patient receives specialized care from our team of surgeons, who are highly trained and experienced in using the most recent methods and tools. Our offerings consist of:


  • Biopsy and tumor resection : Depending on the patient's requirements, we conduct diagnostic biopsies and remove tumors via minimally invasive or conventional surgical procedures.


  • Cancer staging and treatment planning : Our team of specialists will meticulously stage the disease and create a treatment strategy that is suited to the needs and objectives of the patient.


  • Multidisciplinary care : To provide thorough and coordinated care for each patient, our surgical oncology department collaborates closely with other specialists like medical oncologists, radiation oncologists, and pathologists.


  • Robotic surgery : We execute complex surgeries with precision and little invasiveness using cutting-edge robotic technology, which helps patients recover more quickly and with less discomfort.


  • Palliative care : We are aware that dealing with cancer may be a trying and trying time for individuals and their families. For patients with advanced cancer, we provide palliative care treatments to help with symptom relief and enhance quality of life.


  • Vascular Surgery : The Vascular Surgery Department of Medicana Hospitals focuses on the identification, therapy, and management of conditions affecting the arteries, veins, and other blood vessels. Our team of competent surgeons utilizes open and minimally invasive techniques and the most recent technologies to give our patients the finest care possible.

Our services include the following:


  • Aortic Aneurysm Repair : We provide surgical treatment for aortic aneurysms, which develop when the aorta, a significant blood artery that delivers blood from the heart to the rest of the body, weakens and bulges.


  • Carotid Endarterectomy : This operation removes plaque buildup in the carotid arteries, which, if unchecked, can result in a stroke.


  • Peripheral Arterial Disease : We offer surgical care for this disorder, which develops when the blood arteries supplying the legs constrict or obstruct.


  • Varicose Veins : We provide minimally invasive surgical procedures to address these ugly, unpleasant, prominent, bulging, and frequently twisted veins.


  • Dialysis Access : We offer surgical techniques to allow patients with chronic renal disease dialysis access.


  • Bariatric Surgery : Weight reduction surgery, commonly called obesity surgery, is a specialty of the bariatric surgery department at Medicana Hospitals. This kind of surgery is intended to assist those who are severely overweight and have failed to lose weight using conventional techniques, such as diet and exercise. The team of highly qualified and experienced surgeons at Medicana Hospitals offers patients secure and efficient weight loss treatments using the most recent techniques and technologies.


The department provides a variety of choices for bariatric surgery, including :

  • Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass : This technique reduces the amount of food consumed and limits calorie absorption by constructing a small stomach pouch and rerouting the small intestine to attach to it.


  • Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy : In this treatment, a significant section of the stomach is removed, leaving a stomach in the shape of a sleeve. As a result, the amount of food that may be consumed is decreased, and ghrelin production is constrained.


  • Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding : This operation involves encircling the upper stomach with an adjustable band to form a little stomach pouch. To lose the necessary amount of weight, the band can be changed.


  • Bariatric revision surgery : Patients who have previously undergone weight reduction surgery and are now experiencing weight return or other issues undergo this treatment.


Please get in touch with us at +90 850 4601010 or [email protected] if you have any questions or concerns about general surgery or any of our services. We are delighted to provide additional details about our services and how we can support you in achieving your health objectives. We are here to help.

Created at 11.10.2023 06:54
Updated at 08.04.2024 07:31
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