General Surgery in Abu Dhabi – Diagnosis & Treatment
An approach to surgery via a minimal incision that leads to precise results
Our Department of General Surgery offers complete surgical treatments for disorders and diseases.We are specialized in minimally invasive techniques, including laparoscopic, endoscopic and bariatric surgery
Our surgeons have many years of experience with the most advanced techniques in minimally invasive surgical procedures. As a result, there is less tissue damage and scarring is reduced.
The benefits to the patient are evident: the post-operative phase is much less painful and recovery and mobilization are faster.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is general surgery?
General surgery is a medical specialty that involves performing surgical procedures on various parts of the body. This type of surgery covers a wide range of procedures, including those related to the digestive system, the breast, the skin and soft tissues, and the endocrine system.
What are some common conditions treated by general surgeons?
General surgeons are trained to diagnose and treat a variety of conditions, such as appendicitis, hernias, gallbladder disease, breast cancer, and thyroid disorders. They also perform procedures such as colonoscopies, biopsy, and laparoscopic surgeries.
How do I prepare for surgery?
Preparing for surgery involves following your doctor’s instructions carefully, such as fasting before surgery and taking medication as directed. You may also need to arrange transportation to and from the hospital, and make sure you have someone to assist you after the procedure.
What should I expect during and after surgery?
During surgery, you will be under anesthesia and may not remember anything. After surgery, you may experience pain, swelling, and discomfort, and you will need to follow your doctor’s post-operative instructions carefully, such as taking medication, keeping the surgical site clean, and avoiding certain activities.
How long is the recovery period after surgery?
The recovery period after surgery varies depending on the type of procedure and individual factors. It can range from a few days to several weeks or months, during which you may need to avoid strenuous activities and gradually return to normal daily activities.
How can I minimize my risk of complications during and after surgery?
To minimize the risk of complications during and after surgery, it’s important to follow your doctor’s instructions carefully, such as maintaining good hygiene, taking medication as directed, and avoiding smoking and excessive alcohol consumption.
Can general surgeons perform surgery on any part of the body?
General surgeons are trained to perform surgery on various parts of the body, including the abdomen, chest, neck, and extremities.
Is there a difference between a general surgeon and a specialist surgeon?
Yes, there is a difference between a general surgeon and a specialist surgeon. General surgeons are trained to perform a variety of procedures on different parts of the body, while specialist surgeons have additional training in a specific area, such as cardiovascular surgery or plastic surgery.
How do I choose a general surgeon for my procedure?
When choosing a general surgeon for your procedure, it’s important to consider their experience, credentials, and patient reviews. You may also want to consult with your primary care doctor for a recommendation.
What can I do to help with the healing process after surgery?
To help with the healing process after surgery, it’s important to follow your doctor’s instructions carefully, such as maintaining a healthy diet, avoiding smoking and alcohol, and gradually returning to normal activities. You may also need to attend follow-up appointments to monitor your progress and address any concerns.