General surgery is a medical discipline that involves performing various types of surgical procedures to treat a broad range of health problems and diseases. General surgeons can diagnose several types of diseases, i.e., related to the abdomen and the organs connected to it which may include bile ducts, liver, pancreas, spleen, appendix, small and large intestine, rectum, stomach and may operate the thoracic region, glands in the thyroids, hernias, etc.
The Department of General Surgery at Shifa provides general and specialized surgical services to patients suffering from a wide range of congenital and acquired conditions requiring surgical intervention. The department specializes in providing minimally invasive laparoscopic surgeries with expert and personalized care to improve the quality, safety, and outcomes of surgery. Internationally experienced and board-certified consultants evaluate and manage patients by maintaining close coordination with specialty physicians in the pre-operative evaluation and post-operative management of patients by providing integrated and quality care.