Top General Surgeons in Lahore

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Dr. Mansab Ali

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Dr. Afsar Ali Bhatti

General surgeons perform a wide range of procedures involving various parts of the body, including the abdomen, digestive tract, endocrine system, and soft tissues. Some common procedures performed by general surgeons include:

  1. Appendectomy: Surgical removal of the appendix, typically performed to treat appendicitis.

  2. Cholecystectomy: Removal of the gallbladder, often performed to treat gallstones or gallbladder inflammation.

  3. Hernia repair: Surgical repair of hernias, including inguinal, umbilical, and hiatal hernias.

  4. Colectomy: Removal of part or all of the colon (large intestine), commonly performed to treat colorectal cancer, diverticulitis, or inflammatory bowel disease.

  5. Gastrectomy: Surgical removal of all or part of the stomach, often performed to treat stomach cancer or severe peptic ulcers.

  6. Thyroidectomy: Surgical removal of all or part of the thyroid gland, typically performed to treat thyroid cancer, thyroid nodules, or hyperthyroidism.

  7. Mastectomy: Surgical removal of one or both breasts, commonly performed as part of breast cancer treatment.

  8. Excision of soft tissue masses or tumors: Removal of abnormal growths or tumors from various soft tissues in the body, including the skin, muscles, or organs.

  9. Hemorrhoidectomy: Surgical removal of hemorrhoids, swollen and inflamed veins in the rectum and anus.

  10. Lymph node dissection: Surgical removal of lymph nodes to assess for cancer spread or to treat certain types of cancer.

  11. Bariatric surgery: Various surgical procedures performed to aid weight loss in individuals with severe obesity, including gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, and gastric banding.

  12. Biopsy procedures: General surgeons may perform biopsies to obtain tissue samples for further examination and diagnosis, such as liver biopsy, lymph node biopsy, or skin biopsy.

  13. Parathyroidectomy: Surgical removal of one or more parathyroid glands, typically performed to treat hyperparathyroidism or parathyroid tumors.

  14. Adrenalectomy: Surgical removal of one or both adrenal glands, usually to treat adrenal tumors or adrenal gland disorders.

  15. Fistulotomy and fistulectomy: Surgical procedures to treat fistulas, abnormal connections between organs or tissues, by removing or repairing them.

  16. Splenectomy: Surgical removal of the spleen, often performed to treat certain blood disorders, splenic tumors, or trauma to the spleen.

  17. Exploratory laparotomy: Surgical exploration of the abdominal cavity to diagnose and treat various abdominal conditions, such as abdominal trauma, tumors, or unexplained abdominal pain.

These are just some examples of the many procedures performed by general surgeons. The specific procedures a general surgeon performs can vary depending on their training, expertise, and the needs of their patients.

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